Beauty Boss

Start and own your own cosmetology business through Beauty Boss. Hear from beauty experts to understand what it takes to start your business, how to secure a location, and how to market online.

Program Overview

Beauty Boss is a program offered by the OCIE SBDC Network to provide assistance in starting a cosmetology business. 

The purpose of this program is to help you explore options towards starting and owning your own business. We will cover different topics including: identifying if entrepreneurship is a good fit for you, understanding what it takes to start your business, learning about what it takes to get started and more.

What's on the Agenda?

  • Types of Cosmetology business
  • How would you turn your expertise into a business?
  • Why is Market Research important
  • What goes in a business plan
  • Who is your target market- region, demographic?
  • What kind of business?
  • Who is your competition
  • How to make sense of Market Research
  • Menu of services and price points
  • Financial Projections
  • Start-up costs
  • Location and Space Types
  • Leases and/or Contracts
  • Build Out and Construction
  • Furniture and Equipment
  • Franchise or Independent Business salon
  • Employees versus Independent Contractors
  • CRM and Payment systems
  • Forming your Business – Legal structure, license, permits, and more
  • Creating your Brand
  • Marketing your Business
  • Launching and Growing Online
  • Your Social Media Presence
  • Local Directories

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