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Old 09-23-2014, 09:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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What did you offer for your grand opening or what do you recommend? Homecoming is next weekend and we are opening Monday. We offer airbrush and I live in a small town of 10k. I don't plan on using EFT's.
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Run a Free tan day, It's kind of late to run a grand opening I would wait until Feb. What are your price levels? do u price in 5 levels or 2 or 3? We price in 3 levels Reg, Super, and Platinum. a good sale to run during free tan day is a lucky 7 or 7for $7 sale. Buy a bottle of lotion and get 7 tans for $7. bottles $20-$60 -Regular $60-$100 Super, $100 & up Platinum tans
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Very bad time of theyear to run a grand opening. Wait til dec or later.
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Darn...how long in business is too late to have a grand opening? We never did one:)
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since 2001.............? hmm..................... TOOO LATE !!
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Started in 1986, never had one either, is it too late for me? Gosh, I think it is too late for me. lol
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Started in 1986, never had one either, is it too late for me? Gosh, I think it is too late for me. lol
Your next big event will be like the one they have in the south...........Ya know ! the one where they sing and dance and carry that big long box down the street.
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Darn...how long in business is too late to have a grand opening? We never did one:)
Run an anniversary promotion. Structure like a grand opening just a different name and build it around customer appreciation as well as drawing new tanners.
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What did you offer for your grand opening or what do you recommend? Homecoming is next weekend and we are opening Monday. We offer airbrush and I live in a small town of 10k. I don't plan on using EFT's.
Now might be a better time to have a soft opening and have the grand opening in January or February. By doing this you will not lose the impact of the grand opening. I have a number of things that work well for new salons but rather than having the folks that don't understand marketing get up in arms because I give you ideas maybe check some old post on the topic. Just remember you make the sale in the salon not in the advertisement. Your advertising should be directed at getting tanners in the door. A lot of leg work, networking and use of social media is also a good idea.
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