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JUN 2016

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54 | BEAUTY LAUNCHPAD | JUNE 2016 Designed with the independent stylist in mind, Stylie One helps manage all aspects of business. —AMY DODDS Live & Learn/ Business Affairs Just My Stylie s the independent stylist movement— whether via booth or salon suite rental—continues to gain steam, so too does the need for indies to better manage their businesses. Enter Stylie One, a new organization solution recently introduced by Stylie (gostylie.com). More than simply client database management, Stylie One offers software designed to aid in inventory control, auto-marketing, sales and other administrative processes. What's more, Stylie One is available on both desktop and mobile platforms. "Independent hairstylists typically manage 250 or more loyal clients, leaving limited time for the operational tasks that come with renting a booth or running a salon suite on their own," says Michelle Guetersloh, an independent stylist and now in-house advisor to Stylie. "Stylie solves that." Here are a few of the features available: • Mobile, on-the-go access. The mobile app, compatible with both iOS and Android platforms, keeps business information and simple reports at your fi ngertips. • POS and inventory management. Stylie One's software simplifi es sales, bookkeeping and inventory management by providing automatic updates, fi led receipts, purchase and return tracking, and more. It even offers a group-pay option—perfect for bridal parties! • Credit card processing. Fast, easy and secure payment processing paired with a competitive 2.65- percent fee streamlines payments. Stylie One is compatible with Apple Pay and will soon accept smart chip cards. • Online scheduling. Forget missed calls and back-and-forth texts—the Schedule Fresh option allows for quick and easy scheduling. • Salon relationship management. You can create and manage client profi les to keep track of technical notes on hair consultations, as well as personal details related to each client's product preferences, birthdays, anniversaries and so on. • Easy automation. Let Stylie One do the grunt work with auto receipts, appointment reminders, set-and-forget marketing campaigns and thank-you messages, so your clients continue to feel the love. "I consider us very blessed to have so many customers over the past two decades helping us exceed everyone's expectations in the tanning industry," says Chad Hankinson, Vice President for Stylie. "We're excited to bring all we've learned to another exciting sector of the beauty industry." Stylie One provides intuitive business management!

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