Many of our students find that, after leaving the in the classroom, the hardest part is working out what comes next! With the unpredictability of the pandemic still in the air – we want to help take away some of that extra worry surrounding life after your training. A great option for beauty fanatics could be setting up your own business. But naturally, this is easier said than done. Today we thought we’d give you an insight into how to launch your beauty business successfully!
If you’re looking to call the shots when it comes to your career, launching a beauty business can be a great avenue to consider. However, it wont just happen overnight. A lot of time, effort, and passion are vital to a successful business from the word go.
We know there is lots to work on, so here’s what to consider when learning how to launch your beauty business successfully….
Pick Your Niche!
What about your business will set it apart from the rest? This is an important building block that you need to solidify before even thinking about launching. Be sure on who you are, what you can offer, and what will help you stand out to consumers.
If you’re struggling to find your niche, consider: what are you passionate about? What problem could you solve for your customers? Do some research – what gap could you fill?
Create a Business Plan
Before launching your business it is really important to create your own business plan. This is made up of specific goals on where you want to take your business and how you intend on getting there. You could create small, measurable aims like getting your first client. These then build up to bigger scaled goals for the future of your business.
If you need help on creating your business plan, you can find out more about our online business course Glambitious at the end of this blog post.
Settle Your Finances
Managing your finances is so important from the get go when it comes to starting your own business. Keeping track of your budget will help you build a strong foundation to grow from. Keeping an eye on your money wisely is the best way to turn your passion into a profession. It’s vital to have a financial plan of how you intend to fund your business to prevent money problems in the long run.
Consider your Business Legalities
Do you need insurance? Are you meeting all necessary business regulations? Have you consider the legalities of your business? It’s really important to make sure you’re covered for all eventualities before you start out to ensure your business has the best possible chance at success.
It might be a good idea to consider talking to a lawyer if you’re not familiar with what you need to know.
Grow your Social Strategy and Build a Portfolio
Your portfolio should be filled with images you are proud of, and reflect the work you want to book. It’s so important to have a strong portfolio to show clients what you can offer & why they should book your services! This can then reflect onto your social accounts – showing potential customers what you offer. Developing your social media strategy is the best way to increase your reach and show your work to potential clients. You can even build anticipation in advance of your launch!
Had you considered these aspects for your beauty biz launch?
Do you really want to launch your own business but feel lost in the technical jargon? Our online coaching programme could be the perfect guide to a successful launch.
We’ve developed a programme designed to help female entrepreneurs with a service based business build traction, get organised and finally achieve their dreams!
We’ve been where you are now. We understand what it’s like trying to birth your business baby so we know the steps that will get you results (and also the ones that won’t).
Click here to find out more and get your hands on one of our limited coaching spots… join Glambitious and get resutls!