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How to Market Your Barber Shop

August 2, 2013

In the past a quick look through the Yellow Pages would produce the closest barbershop for your convenience. Those days, however, are long gone. Today any business in the marketplace, including an established barber, is wide open to the greatest potential of expanding revenue with the use of the internet. Because your business opponents will also [...]

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How to Price Your Barbering Services

August 1, 2013

Your prices are going to vary based off your location and competition, so giving you an exact price for what your services should be is impossible. However, it’s quite simple to figure out how much you should be charging someone. These helpful tips will allow you to determine the rate at which you will want [...]

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How to Open a Barbering Business

August 1, 2013

One of the most frustrating parts of working for someone else is that nagging feeling that nearly everyone gets at some time that says, “I could do a better job with a business like this than my boss can.” The truth is that if you think this you are probably right. If you are a [...]

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The Differences Between Barbering and Cosmetology: Which to Choose?

July 29, 2013

If you are interested in barbering and cosmetology, you may be wondering how the two professions differ from one another. After all, from the consumer standpoint, it may all look the same. While barbering and cosmetology do share some common traits, the direction of your career can hinge on the differences. A Word Concerning Gender [...]

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VIDEO: Interview with Terrell “Cassius” Simpson of Rollercoaster Waves

February 19, 2013

Terrell “Cassius” Simpson is a celebrity barber out of Atlanta, Georgia, and CEO and owner of hair product line Rollercoaster Waves. He discusses his barber training that got him to where he is today, what it took for him to build the celebrity relationships that helped launch his business, and how he transitioned from just [...]

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Tips for How to Cut Kids’ Hair in the Barbershop

December 14, 2012
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Many barbershops allow kids and are thrilled to do children’s haircuts. Even though they may not be the most adventurous or even profitable haircuts to offer in your shop, they can be a fun service to bring in a little extra dough and venture into a void that many shops just don’t fill. But that [...]

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New Barber Job Supply & Demand Info from CareerBuilder!

December 7, 2012

If you are about to graduate from barber school or cosmetology school, you are probably thinking about next steps so you can get a job with your newly earned barbering license. You may have thought about posting your resume on CareerBuilder.com or other job-finding websites. Well we’ve gotten some information that we think could help you focus your [...]

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Top 5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Barbers in 2012

December 4, 2012

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas is fast approaching. If you have a barber in your life and you’re not sure what to get them, we’ve put together a list of our top 5 recommendations for gifts to give the barbers and hairstylists in your life!  So stress no more and fear not, [...]

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Men’s Grooming: Do Men Care About Beauty?

November 28, 2012
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Calling beauty and personal grooming “effeminate” is so passé (and sexist, for that matter). No longer is it “un-manly” for a man to care about the state of his hair, skin and nails. No longer is there a stigma attached to men who take the time to have clean, trimmed and well-maintained nails or visit [...]

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VIDEO: Interview With “The Stars Barber” Barry Hairston

November 21, 2012
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Barber-Schools.org had the pleasure of speaking with Barry Hairston, a.k.a. the Stars Barber, based out of Dallas, TX and Atlanta, GA, about his career path to becoming a well-known platform artist and celebrity stylist. The Stars Barber discusses his unique approach to building a career in the barbering business, and gives his top three pieces [...]

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