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Category: Business Training program

February 24, 2019

How to File Taxes as a Professional Hair Stylist

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A professional hair stylist or barber files taxes in two ways. If the stylist is employed by a hair studio, which pays them an hourly wage, then the company withholds taxes. If the stylist rents a booth in a hair salon, or is self-employed, then they file taxes differently. When taxes are withheld from wages,…

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April 5, 2016

Avalon for the Win : Sports Clips “The Look Student Edition” Winner Alejandra Martinez

On March 1st, 2016 the winner of the Sports Clips “The Look Student Edition” contest were announced; and Avalon School of Cosmetology is proud to say that one of those winners was our very own Alejandra Martinez! Just days before she graduated from the cosmetology program, Alejandra learned that she would be receiving an all…

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October 27, 2015

The Importance of Business Training in Beauty School

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Business training in beauty school provides a way to channel the skills, techniques, creativity, and inspiration you gathered through the program. Training and practicing something is like learning a new language. In this case, the fluency for that language is practicing techniques and styles so much that they become part of your muscle memory, your…

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October 14, 2015

Visit Me Salon & Fashion

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Avalon graduate, Lauren has some advice to all current and prospective students about using and taking advantage of all the opportunities offered while attending Avalon. Her advice is, take advantage of your instructors and your classes. Learn from everybody possible. Keep track of your hours just so that you have motivation to stay in school,…

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October 9, 2015

Using Social Media to Build your Hair or Makeup Business

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Social media is an excellent way to promote your business. We’ve gone past the days of newspaper advertisements, flyers, and only word of mouth. These days, we have access to large numbers of people via the virtual world. On Facebook, you can create a page specifically for your business and invite friends to follow it….

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July 10, 2015

Self-Promotion for Beauticians

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You love cutting and styling hair, you excel at make-up application, and your nail art never fails to leave others in awe, but when it comes to marketing yourself, you suddenly lack confidence, right? If it sounds familiar, then you can rest assured that you are not alone.  It is a problem that plagues the…

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