IsNow.com: The Supply Side of the Business
This website is a counterpart to a print publication put out by Cosmetologists Chicago, a trade association of beauty professionals. One section of the site is dedicated to business advice for salon owners. The job here was to incorporate another business partner — Office Max — into that advice. Bold text was linked in the original content.
Sample: The Supply Side of the Business
You may have come into the beauty business to create beautiful looks, but now you find you’re creating mountains of paper instead – tracking messages, posting personnel policies and calculating your tax liabilities!
Building your salon business, like building a home, means having the proper tools. Local office supply stores contain the widest variety of office needs — from paper clips to coffee filters — for salon professionals.
Discount office supply stores such as OfficeMax offer now offer one-stop-shopping for office supplies, convenient websites (like www.officemax.com) and delivery. At their site you can sign up as a regular customer, go to your favorite -most ordered – supplies and easily search for the discounts of the week.
Delivery is 1 – 3 days and is free for any orders over $50.
Print out this handy checklist to make sure you order the supplies you need:
- Message pads/bulletin board
- Receipt books
- Appointment calendars
- Personal appointment book
- Desk supplies
- Paper clips
- Pens and pencils
- Pen holders
- Post-It Notes
- File cabinet for personnel and financial records
- File folders
- Computer and supplies
- Toner cartridges
- Janitorial supplies
- Window cleaner
- Paper towels
- Coffee supplies
- Time clock and cards
- Restroom supplies