Episode 25

E025: Growing Your Team & Staying FRESH on Socials with Hollie and Ryan Power #25

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Episode Show Notes

Every business owner knows the classic dilemma: you need more staff to bring in more clients, but you need more clients to afford more staff. So when do you take the plunge and grow your team?


It’s time to answer more of your burning questions, which this week cover how to keep your content exciting in emails and social media, tips on finding the right virtual assistant to help you achieve more, and what came first; the chicken, or the egg…


Don’t forget to send your questions to anna@salonology.uk for us to blind react on future episodes, and remember to sign up to the Olympia Beauty Salon & Spa Owner’s Club on 3rd-4th October! 


This episode of The Salonology Show covers:

  • The perfect time to take on new staff
  • Our favourite, most inspirational quotes
  • How to keep email & social content exciting and fresh
  • Tips for finding the right VA (virtual assistant)


Don’t forget that this episode is the start of our exciting new format, and WE NEED YOUR HELP!


We’ll be answering your questions blind and unscripted, so if you want to hear our take on your biggest issues and toughest topics then send them through to anna@salonology.uk!


This episode of The Salonology Show is sponsored by Timely. Get 50% off for 3 months with discount code SALONOLOGY at https://www.gettimely.com/gb/


Links and References

Ryan Power: https://www.instagram.com/itsryanpower/

Hollie Power: https://www.instagram.com/holliefromsalonology/

Salonology Superstars: https://www.facebook.com/groups/salonology

Timely: https://www.gettimely.com/gb/

Get in touch: hello@salonology.uk

Questions for future episodes: anna@salonology.uk


Episode Highlights

“I think that if you’re looking to grow the business into a big substantial business, that maybe you want to step away from, or maybe you want to sell at some point, then it really is just a matter of getting the right person in as soon as possible as long as the business can sustain it.” – 3:20 – Hollie Power


“You want to make sure that you’ve got all your ducks in a row, that you’re truly ready, that you’ve got the time to commit to bringing somebody in and making sure they’re going to work in alignment with your business, that you can financially sustain them, and that you’ve got enough clients coming through. When you get to that point, you’re ready to start working on building a bigger, stronger business.” – 5:30 – Hollie Power


“The time will probably never be perfect. The time is seldom ever perfect to do anything. So you have to go for it at the point where, if you’re working every hour that is being sent to you because you’re trying to do the treatments, as well as all of those other things that come with running a business, then you need some help.” – 7:15 – Ryan Power


“You don’t typically pick up an autobiography for a billionaire and chapter 1 is ‘I tried this thing, and it worked. The end.’ It never ever happens like that. They go through all sorts of stuff to get where they’re going to go. A lot of the time you don’t hear about that necessarily, because it doesn’t become relevant until the success comes at the end.” – 11:40 – Ryan Power


“If you’ve ever heard any of my stuff, you will know what I always talk about and that is that bonds build businesses. We bond with people who we like and connect with, and we can only connect with somebody if we get to know them on a little bit more of a personal level” – 15:15 – Hollie Power


“There’s no harm in you just sharing links to a local newspaper’s website where the stories are, and then add your own introduction or your own spin on it. You don’t have to come up with all of the content yourself, there is a share button for a reason, right?” – 20:05 – Ryan Power


“Some people struggle to delegate because they think that these tasks need to be for a full time hire, and they think ‘I can’t afford a full time administrator, they’re not going to be generating any money, that’s just a silly idea’. The thing about a virtual assistant is they’re self employed, they work for lots of different businesses, and they usually manage a certain number of hours worth of work for you.” – 23:15 – Hollie Power


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