Many moons ago businesses were run using paper and a pen, with accounts managed in ledgers and schedules managed in diaries. But thankfully not any more (or at least there are alternatives!) and there’s now tens (if not hundreds) of tools designed to make running your business easier. Software for makeup artists! Here’s some of our favorite software and apps for makeup … [Read more...] about 9 Essential Software Tools Every Makeup Artist Should Be Using
Christmas is nearly here! This time of year tends to make me think about all the people that have come in and out of my life in the past 12 months. And it’s usually about this time I’ll somewhat guiltily start trying to make an effort to stay in touch with them - not through Christmas cards mind you - but I’ll be dropping people Facebook messages and email with some festive … [Read more...] about Using Email Tools To Easily Stay In Touch WIth Clients
It goes without saying that having all the correct information for a booking is key to delivering massive customer satisfaction every time. For example, if you're working a wedding, then just prior to the big event can be a vulnerable time for any bride-to-be, and your organisation and clear sense of what's happening can be a great source of comfort. Similarly, showing up on … [Read more...] about The Bullet Proof Booking Check List
Whether you've been practising since you were 14, or just walked off a makeup school course, there are a number of options open to you once you've developed the makeup skills (and the associated portfolio) enough to start charging for them. Getting going as an MUA is not trivial and requires hard work, dedication and patience - but the most important thing is that you have to … [Read more...] about The 5 Things You Need To Do To Become A Bridal Makeup Artist
Social Media is more than just a way to find potential customers. It provides a means to humanise your business, to put a face on your brand, to engage your customers with your ideas and build a following of fans. While there are many different social media platforms, each one provides an opportunity to let your customers and would be customers see what you’re really … [Read more...] about Which Social Media Platform Should I Be Using?