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Darlings, manage your schedule like Val Garland

The celebrity make-up artist swears by Vagaro business management software and shares why you should too

Val Garland is busy, and so are you! Running a beauty business isn’t for the weak and it takes up the lion’s share of your time. That’s why Garland recommends turning to technology to help beauty professionals run a streamlined business and reclaim a little freedom. If you’re looking to take back your time and do more of what you love, a digital assistant is what you need. But with so many options on the market, it can be difficult to suss out which is best for you and your business.

Start by asking yourself which tasks you need taken off your plate, then make sure the software covers all those touchpoints. If you ask Garland, it’s all about Vagaro. And with so many different features specifically designed to make your life easier, it’s no wonder the beauty maven says Vagaro is king.

Why Vagaro?

Over 174,000 businesses choose Vagaro for its vast array of streamlining features and functions, dedicated live support, top-tier security and the flexibility to scale with your thriving business.

With the right technology backing you, daily operations are efficient, revenue is increased, and the overall customer experience is elevated—all from one app.

Gone are the days of stopping a service to answer a phone call in order to add someone to the schedule. With digital assistants like Vagaro, you can allow clients to book themselves online, making the entire process more convenient for both them and you. And when it comes to making a name for your business and promoting your brand, you’ll want to look for software that offers built-in marketing capabilities.

Vagaro offers both email and text marketing tools so you can stay front of mind with clientele by reminding them of upcoming appointments and letting them know about promotions you’re running. It doesn’t hurt to reach out to clients you haven’t seen in a while either.

As Garland puts it: “I networked, and you’ve got to network. You have to follow up, you have to mail out. Today, you have to be your own brand. You have to put yourself in front of people.”

Room to grow

For those hesitant to make the switch to a booking and business management app from the old pen-and-paper method, just remember that change fuels success. Software made for the beauty industry is designed to offer you flexibility while also promoting your brand and scaling with your growing business.

Vagaro also makes it easy for people to switch, offering free importing and account setup, 24/7 local customer support, and a user-friendly approach to everything, including the software itself. What say you, Val Garland?

“Look for the solution. Don’t look for the reason why it can’t work.”

We couldn’t agree more.

Vagaro is already supporting over 174,000 professionals worldwide in getting their beauty businesses found, booked and paid. So why don’t you? Scan the QR code to find out more.

This article appears in September 2023

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