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MIKAL Salon & Spa Software

Ultimate Salon Software since 1982

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Cutting Edge Management and Marketing Ideas for Independent Operators, Salons and Spas.  Use these ideas with your MIKAL software to move your business forward.  Not using MIKAL yet?  Call us for a free evaluation and walk through of what we can do for you!  Welcome - Fred Dengler MIKAL Co-Founder and CEO

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Staff up ideas at Camp Mikal

Posted on July 23, 2021 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (520)

Salons and Spas are staffing up, getting busy, and preparing for a busy fall/winter season. Make sure you are using your Mikal system to set motivating goals, compensate correctly, and track sales and retention for growth.

 

Camp Mikal will cover the goal setting and evaluations you can do in the system and also EMBA to help your team grow and stay motivated.

 

Camp will feature a special class on Employee reports including both versions of the Retention repo...

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Does your salon/spa JITA?

Posted on July 20, 2021 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (38)

Now that we are Re-Opened we need to fill ALL of our appointment slots. JITA will help to do that. Plus JITA takes the sting out of cancellations by filling your book back up!

 

So....Does your Salon JITA?

That means offer Just In Time Appointment opportunities to your clients? With client booking behaviors changed do you have last minute cancellations?

 

How much money do you lose a year from the empty spots in your book?

 

Imagine h...

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Inventory and Retail rethought at Camp Mikal

Posted on July 18, 2021 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Is you Inventory organized and easy to handle?

Are your Retail sales coming back strong?

 

If not you may need to come in for Camp MIKAL Cincinnati this August 21-23

 

Inventory and retail sales will be a BIG topic.

Learn how to use the Inventory Min/Max program and Inventory Ranking reports to cut your inventory carrying costs up to 25%

 

Use the Shop Sales performance reports and Inventory Sales reports to remerchandise your fro...

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New Improved On-Line Booking at Camp Mikal

Posted on July 16, 2021 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

MIKAL is rolling out the new and improved On-line booking system for our salons and spas. Easy to use and full of features clients love!

 

New clients can now activate an account and book on-line

Clients can prepay an appointment reservation fee by credit card to secure the appointment

Clients can see their loyalty points

Management has a dozen management reports available at the touch of a button

 

Also - sell electronic Gift Cards in Mika...

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Get your EMBA on at Camp MIKAL

Posted on July 13, 2021 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (50)

EMBA is hot - stylists rebook clients right at their chair. We are seeing salons DOUBLE their rebooking with EMBA!

 

Plus................

Imagine being able to book client appointments from anywhere. On your smart/Iphone. With anyone. At any time.

 

How about.................

When you see a client out and about and they say "I really need to call in and book an appointment" you can now say: "Let me book it right now for you!"

 

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New Classes at Camp Mikal

Posted on July 13, 2021 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

I am packaging up some really nice classes for Camp that will be specific option related to help our clients increase sales, understand their business, and organize.

 

On-line booking class will have information on using credit cards to hold appointment times, the management information in the Admin area of OLB, allowing new clients to create an account, using the automatic PIN assignment to launch or re-launch OLB in the salon/spa.

 

EMBA class will discus...

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Salon Owner guest blog - what MIKAL has done for her

Posted on June 22, 2021 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (15)

Fred,

I want to share with you one of the biggest challenges of my career in the beauty business and how I recovered with the knowledge I have gained from you and your team and with our MIKAL software.

In March two employees moved several blocks down to a booth operation. One stylist was the top producer who had seven years with us. The other stylist had been with us for twenty years and was a reliable performer. They accounted for more than $200,000 of gross income.

Our ...

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MIKAL clients - easy upgrade idea!

Posted on June 20, 2021 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (119)

I was reviewing some of our MIKAL long term accounts - maybe you! And noticed that you are still on an OLD version of MIKAL!

The latest and greatest has Automatic Text and E-mail marketing, keeps client pictures, has much more flexible reporting, and has years of updates and enhancements written into the system.

So why not upgrade now?

If you have been holding off due to the one time cost I have a solution. Switch to the rental version of MIKAL! 

You can re...

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Camp MIKAL is for SIX and SEVEN clients!

Posted on June 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (6)

Camp MIKAL     Aug 21-23 2021

Something for Everyone!   Present MIKAL SIX and SEVEN clients

Camp MIKAL will include:

Set up the On-line shopping cart for Gift Cards and make some MOOO LAAAA!

Activate your own App with Mikal booking, specials, links to your web site and social media and more

Front desk operations shortcuts and procedures ex: set up to send preformatted emails like directions, policies, pricing right from the client screen...

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Camp Mikal Feb 20-22 2021 Changed to August

Posted on June 13, 2021 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (563)

Come to CAMP MIKAL in Cincinnati this August 21-23

Get trained up on Six and SEVEN

Get your App - EMBA - On-Line Gift Cards - Goals - More going!

 

You will receive:

3 days of classes Aug 21-23

150 page workbook

Hands on Resource area and FREE Wi-Fi

Get ALL your questions answered

$100 Software Option Certificate

Information packed CD

2-Luncheons included and cocktail party Sunday night

Attendee gifts - fun good...

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