Spas began thousands of years ago when people started soaking themselves in hot springs to get relaxed. With the changing climate, needs and the hustle bustle of the day to day life, the spa world has changed since then and now almost everyone needs to go to spa.
This is why the spa business opens doors for all those who want to take the opportunity. However, starting, running and managing a spa business is a matter of great concern.
If you are the one who knows a lot about the different kinds of spas, treatments and services and have hands on experience in conducting all this, you might be thinking of owning a spa.
Starting, running and managing a spa successfully is associated with lot of questions, i.e.:
=> How much does it cost to open a day spa?
=> How to run a day spa business successfully?
=> What to consider while starting a day spa business?
=> How to name my day spa?
=> How to open a massage spa?
=> How to write a day spa business plan?
=> How to start a day spa business at home
=> Spa start up costs for mobile and home based spas.
=> How to market a spa business?
=> How to get more clients to a spa?
So, here’s a collection of guides that answer all the above and lot more questions related to starting and running a day spa, mobile or home based massage spa etc.
Message Today explains things you must know before entering into the spa business.
If you think this is the right option for you, only then move forward and before starting on anything, know all the spa basics outlined by About.com.
eHow has complete list of items you need to purchase to start a spa business. Also check Chorn’s list of items needed to start a skin spa.
Besides the items, you need more stuff to start; check Chorn’s guide on what you need to start a spa business.
Appointment Plus’ guide on opening a spa business explains how to get the right people, equipment and other stuff.
StartupGuys.net outlines details on writing spa business plan.
Mobile Beauty system assists you on various stages of opening a mobile spa. Get in touch if their service is available in your area.
Now coming to spa promotion, marketing and acquiring new clients; do check Social App HQ’s six ways to promote spa effectively.
Chorn’s Spa marketing & advertising tips sum up multiple online and offline mediums.
Signpost explains quick strategies for day spas to be found in less time.
And finally, the Local Direct Network has some low cost marketing ideas to boost spa business.