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Barbershop marketplace

More than 2.4M+ active users are exploring our Marketplace monthly. As a Mindbody customer, you get exclusive access to this vast pool of potential clients for your barbershop.

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Gain a competitive edge with tools like our 24/7 front desk assistant. It’s easy-to-use AI that books clients, takes payments, and answers questions for you. 

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Break down the barriers that stand in the way of where you want to take your barbershop. Want to hire more staff, add new services, or open new locations? With Mindbody Capital, you can.

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Technology to turn your barbershop into a brand

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Create your own app  

More engagement. More exposure. More earning power. We’ll design an app for your brand that elevates your member experience. Available for iOS and Android.

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Build the barbershop empire of your dreams. No matter your size, we have the tools to meet you where you are—and where you’re going.

"The software has definitely helped all of the managers and has made it a lot easier for our accounting department, as well."
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Scott Finley

President, Finley's Barber

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Looking for ways to improve your workflow? From loyalty programs to accounting to website builders, find tools and services to extend your barbershop’s capabilities via Mindbody Integrations.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I open a barbershop?

First, determine if you’d like to open a franchise of an existing brand, or if you’d like to open your own stand-alone barbershop. If you’re opening your own location, here are a few things you’ll need to do: 


  • Draft a business plan
  • Identify an optimal location
  • Finance your business
  • Ensure your barbershop is well-equipped
  • Select the ideal management software
  • Recruit and maintain an exceptional team of barbers
  • Create a remarkable and unforgettable customer experience

We have a comprehensive guide, with even more tips and links, on how to open a salon or beauty business.

Are barbershops profitable? 

Blow dry bars can be profitable, but it all depends on your location, business strategy, and market demand. Here are some key considerations to keep in mind:

Pricing Strategy: Effective pricing is crucial. Ensure your pricing structure is competitive yet reflective of the quality of service you provide. Offering packages or memberships can also boost revenue.

Marketing and Promotion: Effective marketing and branding can attract new customers. You’ll want to create a brand that sets your business apart. Utilizing social media, online advertising, and partnerships with local businesses can help boost your visibility.

Operational Efficiency: Streamlining operations with barbershop software can improve efficiency, reduce overhead, and increase profitability. Mindbody software can assist in appointment scheduling, inventory management, and financial tracking.

Staffing and Training: Well-trained and motivated barbers and support staff are crucial to delivering high-quality services. Ongoing training and staff development are essential. Check out our Complete Guide to Staffing for more information.

Customer Retention: Building a loyal customer base can be a significant driver of profitability. Implementing customer loyalty programs, starting a membership program, and collecting feedback for improvement can be beneficial.

Ultimately, barbershops can be profitable ventures when managed effectively, but success is not guaranteed. It's essential to conduct thorough market research, create a robust business plan, and continually assess and adjust your strategies to ensure the best chance of profitability. Barbershop software can play a vital role in optimizing operations and financial management, contributing to your business's overall success.

How can we grow our barbershop business?

Growing a barbershop business involves a combination of strategic planning, effective marketing, and operational improvements. Here are some key strategies to help you expand your barbershop:


  • Enhance Service Quality: Maintain a high standard of service by investing in continuous training for your barbers. Learn what other brands like Finley’s have done to build their customer experience.
  • Build a Strong Brand: Create a memorable brand identity for your barbershop, like they have at the Spot. This includes a catchy name, a well-designed logo, and a consistent visual style. A strong brand can set you apart from the competition.
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM): Implement a CRM system as part of your business management software to keep track of customer information and preferences. This allows for personalized service and better customer retention.
  • Inventory Management: Keep an organized inventory of grooming products, ensuring that you always have what your customers need. Mindbody software can help you manage stock levels effectively.
  • Networking: Build relationships with local businesses, especially those in the fashion and beauty industry. Collaborations and referrals can help increase your customer base.
  • Analyze and Adapt: Regularly analyze your business performance. Track key performance indicators (KPIs) like customer retention rates, average ticket value, and new customer acquisition. Use this data to make informed decisions and adapt your strategies accordingly.
  • Staff Development: Invest in your team's growth and development. Encourage them to expand their skills and certifications, and reward exceptional performance.

Growing your barbershop business is an ongoing process that requires dedication and strategic thinking. Business management software like Mindbody can be a valuable tool to help you streamline operations, gather customer insights, and make data-driven decisions for your business's growth and success.

How does Mindbody support barbershop franchises?

Our barbershop management software is scalable and can be customized to fit the needs of both small single-chair establishments and larger multi-chair shops. It can also grow with you as you add locations or franchise your operations. Multi-location management tools like centralized controls, automated marketing campaigns, inventory management, and detailed reporting across regions keep you on the pulse of your business.

Not all features are available in all regions.