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Salonomics

Salonomics

By Aaron Dorn
Somewhere Joe and Aaron can chat about life, love and economics. Expect off the cuff and unfiltered comment. From Business, Bureaucrats to Salon life and always from an independent perspective.

If Economics is defined as “The social science that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.”
Salonomics is the business side of Salons.
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Salonomics 23 - Rules of Engagement.

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Salonomics 32 - Wasting Energy
After a month of solid work. Everyone is feeling a little happier & yet fatigued so we talk about energy. Aaron dismissed Joe's attempt to bring the latest FUD involving Bitcoin to the show. As they discuss the Turkish Exchange Exit Scam. We touch on "outsourcing PR" and if its an antiquated way of doing marketing? Is TikTok really as great as my 11 year old says it is? Aaron asks "when do you know if you should stop putting energy into something?" If collecting data is a waste of energy. Then it's probably important to stop it. The owner of Timpsons had a great point about his success, It starts with removing data collectors. And spending that energy on what works. "great customer service" Full link to post here https://t.me/salonomics/237 Increase your Peace - remove the noise of distraction. A digital detox is what we all need but how realistic is it? How can you filter out the noise in a world we everyone is so desperate for attention? The dopamine hits of likes and followers have created a new problem and it’s almost as dangerous as sugar. The old and the young are all susceptible. read more... Search for Salonomics podcast on Breez player, Sphinx Chat and PODVERSE  gosalon #data #distraction #salonomics You can Find us here: ♥ Our Telegram Channel invite: https://t.me/salonomics ♥ Our Twitter: www.twitter.com/aarondornhair ♥ Our Facebook: www.facebook.com/Salonomics ♥ Our Instagram: https://instagram.com/salonomics/ ♥ Our Website: http://salonomics.gosalon.uk/ ♥ Our YouTube: Salonomics with Joe & Aaron ♥ Our LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-mehmet-6b5948183/ Todays show is sponsored by GoSalon UK - Do you Want to move a piece of your salon business online? check out https://www.gosalon.uk
59:03
May 5, 2021
Salonomics 31 - Health & Wellness
If Health & Wellness is the answer, then what is the question? In todays show Joe does his best Tommy Cooper impersonation. They explore if technology makes a referee complacent. We pull Joe's website apart. The misguided Save our Salons campaign is back. The Joe & Aaron consulting group attempt to move the VAT conversation on by exploring the best solution for the entire industry and not just the top 7%. We touch on podcasting 2.0 and GoSalon. Joe wonders if your customers are bored by your salon? or has a visit to the hairdressers become a chore? Search for Salonomics podcast on Apple, Amazon, Anchor, Spotify, Google, Breez player, Spinx Chat and many more. #gosalon #saveoursalons #salonomics You can Find us here: ♥ Our Telegram Channel invite: https://t.me/salonomics ♥ Our Twitter: www.twitter.com/aarondornhair ♥ Our Facebook: www.facebook.com/Salonomics ♥ Our Instagram: https://instagram.com/salonomics/ ♥ Our Website: http://salonomics.gosalon.uk/ ♥ Our YouTube: Salonomics with Joe & Aaron https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTIdc9n9WvEGV-2Igm7GI4A ♥ Our LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-mehmet-6b5948183/ Todays show is sponsored by GoSalon UK - Do you Want to move a piece of your salon business online? check out https://www.gosalon.uk GoSalon works for you and not the brands. They help make retail easy for you and your customers. Most salon owners are tired with having to compete with the internet to supply the correct retail products for their customers. GoSalon created a system where you don't have to compete any longer. The Future of salon retail is www.gosalon.uk earn money from your expertise.
01:09:01
April 30, 2021
Salonomics 30 - London Special
In todays show Aaron & Joe round look forwards to the London mayoral election and cast an eye over the potential candidates. We talk about the lack of threat from Amazon to hair salons and explore what changes hairdressers should be focussed on. Joe explains why he cannot stomach Boris Johnson any longer Joe waits till the end to make a "special announcement" If you enjoy what we do. Please let us know by either leaving a like, review or by sharing the show with your colleagues. We will give a shout out to the first person to engage with us on our telegram channel (the invite is below.) You can Find us here: ♥ Our Telegram Channel invite: https://t.me/salonomics ♥ Our Twitter: twitter.com/aarondornhair ♥ Our Facebook: facebook.com/Salonomics ♥ Our Instagram: https://instagram.com/salonomics/ ♥ Our Website: http://salonomics.gosalon.uk/ ♥ Our YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTIdc9n9WvEGV-2Igm7GI4A ♥ Our LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-mehmet-6b5948183/ Todays show is sponsored by GoSalon UK – Do you Want to move a piece of your salon business online? check out https://www.gosalon.uk GoSalon works for you and not the brands. They help make retail easy for you and your customers. Most salon owners are tired with having to compete with the internet to supply the correct retail products for their customers. GoSalon created a system where you don’t have to compete any longer. The Future of salon retail is www.gosalon.uk earn money from your expertise. GoSalon enables your customers to scan and ship a product to their home in seconds.  Come and join us in Salon 2.0 & future proof yourself. be sure to check out the first Salonomics video here featuring the irrepressible Lee Stafford.  https://youtu.be/qTtPVIaqTNs
01:06:14
April 27, 2021
Salonomics 25 - LOVE, DEATH & TAXES with Lee Stafford
Today we have a special show - It is a pleasure to welcome Lee Stafford to the Show. Lee is up their as one of the most productive hairdressers of all time. His multi decade career has seen him grow from a teenager cutting hair in his mum's kitchen at 16 to leading an internationally recognised haircare brand. Yet in between he grew salons, won awards and revolutionised hair education in all throughout his native UK. In 2021 with 14 academies under his belt and his product brand is available in 30 different countries around the globe. Joe first met Lee when he a 16 years bright eyed bushy tailed teenager. We join them reminiscing about the past and what we can expect in the future of hairdressing in the UK. Honest, open chat as you can expect from Salonomics. You can Find us here: ♥ Our Telegram Channel invite: https://t.me/salonomics ♥ Our Twitter: twitter.com/aarondornhair ♥ Our Facebook: facebook.com/Salonomics ♥ Our Instagram: https://instagram.com/salonomics/ ♥ Our Website: http://salonomics.gosalon.uk/ ♥ Our YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTIdc9n9WvEGV-2Igm7GI4A ♥ Our LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-mehmet-6b5948183/ Todays show is sponsored by GoSalon UK - Do you Want to move a piece of your salon business online? check out https://www.gosalon.uk GoSalon works for you and not the brands. They help make retail easy for you and your customers. Most salon owners are tired with having to compete with the internet to supply the correct retail products for their customers. GoSalon created a system where you don't have to compete any longer. The Future of salon retail is www.gosalon.uk earn money from your expertise. GoSalon enables your customers to scan and ship a product to their home in seconds.  Come and join us in Salon 2.0 & future proof yourself.
01:10:03
April 25, 2021
Salonomics 29 - Innovate at your peril
In todays show Aaron & Joe round up the weeks events in their own inimitable way. They discuss Weekly news events including the fallout from the European super league and the new amazon hair salon.  How the hysteria surrounding both stories is essentially summed up by being anti innovation. Lots to understand about what is going on behind the scenes. Is the hyperbole justified?  Don't get angry, get even. Sign up for your own technological innovation at www.gosalon.uk See how it works here https://youtu.be/x9t6_1yHSR8 The lesson is be loyal to your customers, not your product companies. 
44:41
April 23, 2021
Salonomics 28 - Sense & Sustainability
In todays show; Aaron starts a discussion about Jose Mourinho and the conversation slowly descends into exploring what sustainability means via Marco Pierre White.  "Sustainability" the new buzz word that is attached to all business discussion. But what does it all mean. Aaron suspects it's an excuse to create more rules & regs to justify more bureaucracy. What will the unintended consequences of this narrative be? As ever Joe brings it all back to football. Thanks for listening.  The Future of salon retail is www.gosalon.uk earn money from your expertise.  @salonomics on www.telegram.com
01:05:39
April 19, 2021
Salonomics 27 - Power & Technique
In todays show Aaron starts a discussion about what is a sport and what is a pastime. Joe shares an interesting anecdote about the great reopening and his golf swing. We discuss the key to career longevity, Roger Federer & Vidal Sassoon. We explore the notion that technique outweighs power. Joe attempts to be sarcastic on Linkedin & is playing golf why everyone else is grafting. Thanks for listening. www.gosalon.uk - (Make retail Easy)  "GoSalon enables you to provide a user-friendly online ordering system for your services & expert recommendations.” -- earn extra revenue for your expertise whilst sustaining excellent customer service & value for money -- #rogerfederer #patriceoneal #vidalsassoon
44:37
April 15, 2021
Salonomics 26 - Great Reopening & Expectations
In todays show Aaron talks about his love of "The Bill" Aaron asks Joe what are the reopening expectations? and how to avoid the mistakes of last July's reopening. What will change and what will remain the same if anything? What to look out for and what to focus on. Joe shares his Goat about protests and whether they are legitimate or pointless. We had a slight issue during recording where Aaron was on a role talking about productivity hacks and working smarter and not harder. Joe gave a round of applause and conveniently our recording equipment spacked out and it was lost forever. So we had to sellotape this show together. Thanks for listening.  For the future of retail www.gosalon.uk  Save time & Work Smarter. It's why we built GoSalon.
47:58
April 9, 2021
Salonomics 24 - Best reopening strategy after lockdown
In todays show Aaron talks about Fidel Castro's illegitimate lovechild, Aaron asks if Joe knew then what we know now about the pandemic what he would have done differently. When it comes to relaunching your business What would Joe do? Joe reports about a positive linkedin experience.  "Don't go looking for trouble it will find you eventually" Salonomics 2021 GoSalon is a platform that enables you to sell via recommending whatever you want to your customers. We make it easy for you to earn money from your favourite products. It's brand new & It's free to join and is available by reserving your namespace here https://muchadoaboutcorona.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/no-masks-we-wont-ask.png
56:24
March 26, 2021
Salonomics 23 - Rules of Engagement.
In todays episode Aaron mentions Thomas Sowell, Joe shares his 3 rules for engagement how it's helped him create a successful & harmonious salon life. We learn about why salon pricing structures are flawed if they are not measured in time and Joe tells a depressing story about a seal. (Not the singer) Flawed gender neutral pricing structure article here https://www.northwichguardian.co.uk/news/19170402.nigel-bailey-hair-northwich-scraps-gender-specific-pricing-become-inclusive/ sign up for GoSalon.uk and future proof your salon retail business. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics
01:04:54
March 24, 2021
Salonomics 22 - Are all awards a Scam?
In todays episode Joe shares the definition of Jesus, then reverses quickly. Joe congratulates Aaron on being an award winning hairdresser. Aaron reveals the whole thing as a scam and asks "if all hair awards are a scam?" Joe shares his terrible awards experience and decided on building a clientele instead. Joe finishes the episode by targeting virtue signallers on LinkedIn. No holds barred.   my award winning application is here if you want to learn how to win and nominate yourself for your own award.  sign up for GoSalon.uk and future proof your salon retail business. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics
01:00:06
March 19, 2021
Salonomics 21 - Kicking the Hornets nest (insurance)
In todays episode Joe explores Insurance Companies and the policy changes they are enforcing onto hairdressers in 2021. Aaron brings it all back to inflation and wants to know why so much paperwork is needed for a 1 in a million scenario. Joe celebrates the latest innovative marketing ideas from our American cousins. And Aaron has a solution for all those products that have sat on your shelves gathering dust for years! My most important article of the year is here inflation-is-inevitable-so-leverage-your-influence sign up for GoSalon.uk and future proof your salon retail business. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics
01:08:36
March 16, 2021
Salonomics 20 - Who Wins If We Regulate?
In todays episode Joe explores the Regulation debate. And calls out the protagonists. Joe does a deep dive on what it's all about and whether it has legs or not. Aaron talks about those icons that would never have become hairdressers if the bureaucrats would have got their way. sign up for GoSalon.uk and future proof your salon retail business. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics If you want to sign a petition to reduce VAT then it's here https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/554470 (deadline is April 21st 2021)
01:00:11
March 14, 2021
Salonomics 19 - Are contactless shops the future?
We look into the salons of the future and this episode was inspired by the new contactless and till free Amazon store in Ealing Broadway. Joe is behaving on LinkedIn but is not getting engagement. sign up for GoSalon.uk and future proof your salon retail business. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics Look at my blog here where i argue THE CASE AGAINST VAT IN HAIR & BEAUTY https://www.gosalon.uk/2021/02/26/the-case-against-vat-in-hair-beauty-uk/ If you want to sign a petition to reduce VAT then it's here https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/554470 (deadline is April 21st 2021)
54:05
March 8, 2021
Salonomics 18 - Digesting The Budget.
In todays episode Joe gets offended by being compared a legend. We look at the main's talking points of Rishi's Budget and ask the campaigners to stop. Joe says Sadiq Khan is killing London and he has a rant about youngsters destroying him on halo. Under the beady eye of Linked In Joe's behaviour has improved on the platform. sign up for GoSalon.uk and future proof your salon retail business. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics Look at my blog here where i argue THE CASE AGAINST VAT IN HAIR & BEAUTY https://www.gosalon.uk/2021/02/26/the-case-against-vat-in-hair-beauty-uk/ If you want to sign a petition to reduce VAT then it's here https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/554470 (deadline is April 21st 2021)
44:39
March 5, 2021
Salonomics 17 - Rishi's Budget Special
In todays episode We look at the Rishi Budget and ask whether it is net positive for salon owners and freelancers, Joe has had a vaccine and feels fine. Joe is fighting on Linkedin again. sign up for GoSalon.uk and future proof your salon retail business. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics Look at my blog here where i argue THE CASE AGAINST VAT IN HAIR & BEAUTY https://www.gosalon.uk/2021/02/26/the-case-against-vat-in-hair-beauty-uk/ If you want to sign a petition to reduce VAT then it's here https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/554470 (deadline is April 21st 2021)
57:50
March 3, 2021
Salonomics 16 - Inflation is Inevitable
In todays episode We look at the Chop the VAT petition draw conclusions from the last show about "downsizing" Why we are lucky to be sovereign hairdressers as we will be essential workers in 10 years time. We look at genuine practical solutions to help save your salon business. Without the fluffy stuff. And Joe is talking about Ducati's again. sign up for GoSalon.uk and future proof your salon retail business. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics #retail #prepared #beautyindustry #salon #inflation Look at my blog here where i explore the relationship between expenses and inflation and why hairdressers are not earning the money they were Twenty Years Ago. (in relative terms after inflation) https://www.gosalon.uk/2021/02/20/inflation-is-inevitable-so-leverage-your-influence/ If you want to sign a petition to reduce VAT then it's here https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/554470 (deadline is April 21st 2021)
45:23
February 26, 2021
Salonomics 15 - Before you Reopen. Downsize.
In todays episode We look at Boris's reopening Roadmap, Joe takes aim at the Save our Salons campaign and labels it Selfish & Futile. Meanwhile, Aaron regrets spending his Bitcoin. We also look at genuine practical solutions to help save your salon business. Without the fluffy stuff.  sign up for GoSalon.uk and future proof your salon retail business. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics No articles today however if you want to look into why bitcoin is so valuable then check out www.bitcoinessex.co.uk If you want to sign a petition to reduce VAT then it's here https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/554470 (deadline is April 21st 2021)
57:04
February 21, 2021
Salonomics 14 - The Supreme Power of the Sovereign Hairdresser
In todays episode We look at the save our salons campaign, why the hair & barber council's latest price increase is a kick in the teeth. Aaron coins the term Sovereign Hairdresser as someone who doesn't care about your bureaucracy and can live off the grid. Meanwhile, Joe is arguing with people on Linkedin again. sign up for GoSalon.uk and future proof your salon retail business. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics No articles today however if you want to look into alternative cash system then check out www.bitcoinessex.co.uk
01:00:36
February 19, 2021
Salonomics 13 - You're Destroying the Environment!
In todays episode we discover it was Joe's birthday, his secret to a long lasting marriage and why you are destroying the environment. We chat about Bitcoin & who started COVID-19. He also realises that behaving himself on Linkedin has made it boring. Future of Retail is here = Get ready for the great reopening  sign up for GoSalon.uk and make retail easy for you and your customers. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics No articles today however if you want to look into Bitcoin and why it will change the world. (voluntarily) then check out www.bitcoinessex.co.uk
01:03:02
February 15, 2021
Salonomics 12 - Why You Should Not Scale
In todays episode we answer the question why salons shouldn't scale. We look at the franchise model and Joe has gives hope to a nation. sign up for GoSalon.uk and make retail easy for you and your customers. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics No articles today however if you want to look into alternative cash system then check out www.bitcoinessex.co.uk
49:21
February 12, 2021
Salonomics 11 - Chop the VAT or else
In todays episode we respond to the politicians response to the Temporary Chop the VAT campaign. We talk about why the people calling for the change don't engage with salon owners. Aaron looks at alternatives to a cash system. Does Barter still exist? Will the sector stagnate and for how long? sign up for GoSalon.uk and make retail easy for you and your customers. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics No articles today except we discuss the www.saveoursalons.co.uk Temporary VAT campaign sign up here. A tonne of money has been spent on this campaign. So please contribute to their database.
25:00
February 10, 2021
Salonomics 10 - Save Our Salons
In todays episode we try and find positives in the underwhelming great reopening campaign, the lack of support for the Temporary Chop the VAT campaign, the reason why it fails every time. And Joe elevates the TV guy over his podcast audience. Cheers Joe.  sign up for GoSalon.uk and make retail easy for you and your customers. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics No articles today except we discuss the www.saveoursalons.co.uk  Temporary VAT campaign sign up here. A tonne of money has been spent on this campaign. So please contribute to their database.
37:11
February 1, 2021
Salonomics 9 - Charity
In todays episode we riff on Censorship, decentralisation of the internet, the great reopening and Joe gives his controversial thoughts on Charity. sign up for GoSalon.uk and make retail easy for you and your customers. find us on socials @salonomics telegram t.me/salonomics The offending article regarding the great reopening. https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/local-news/bradford-salon-owner-sinead-quinn-19687020?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar
01:07:03
January 26, 2021
Salonomics 8 - Independent Thinkers Unite
In todays episode we mourn Joe's death on LinkedIn, we bash the industry bureaucrats that are trying change the industry for the worse. And we discuss why Brexit is an opportunity not to be missed. A little mention for why GoSalon is the future of retail and is an asset and not a liability.  sign up for GoSalon.uk and make retail easy for you and your customers. find us on socials @salonomics  and on LinkedIn apart from Joe as he has just been banned. So not only is he Stateless (allegedly) but socially homeless.  The offending article regarding no news salons and brexit.  https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/hair-salons-brexit-red-tape-b900186.html?amp
01:02:55
January 22, 2021
Salonomics 7 - BEIS hit
BEIS hit - Ever wondered what the professional bodies in our industry do for us? Give us more unpaid work to do is my feeling so Aaron asks Joe to explain why do hair and beauty professionals support these organisations, should it not be the other way around? Also Joe does not understand why his LinkedIn does not get much engagement. #gosalon #BEIS #tax find us on twitter/insta/facebook = @aarondornhair @joemehmethairdresser Want to move a piece of your salon business online - check out https://www.gosalon.uk find Joe here https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-mehmet-6b5948183/
39:18
January 18, 2021
Salonomics 6 - F*** The VAT
F*** the VAT - Ever wondered why Salons are in the Retail sector and not in the health & wellbeing sector? Probably due to VAT. Aaron asks Joe to explain why hair and beauty businesses pay VAT, Is it a scam? We learn that Brexit could be the opportunity to streamline the modern salon, up for discussion. How a cashless society will affect the high street salon and Joe is very coy about his LinkedIn goat this week. #gosalon #VAT #tax find us on twitter/insta/facebook = @aarondornhair @joemehmethairdresser Want to move a piece of your salon business online - check out https://www.gosalon.uk find Joe here https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-mehmet-6b5948183/ VAT petition https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/554470 Check out the other industries that are exempt from VAT in the UK. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/rates-of-vat-on-different-goods-and-services
53:24
December 28, 2020
Salonomics 5 - Losing Faith
Losing Faith -  With the latest Lockdown restrictions and BoJo being the killer of xmas. We just ramble on about the latest government intervention tier 4 & why the government have made it impossible for us to trust anything they say anymore.
01:01:22
December 21, 2020
Salonomics 4 - Inflation
We explore why Inflation is unfairly distributed onto hairdressers, Chocolate & Why the future is bright for independent businesses. Joe reacts to feedback from the third episode and what has got his goat on LinkedIn. #gosalon #salonomics #inflation Jingle stolen from NoAgenda. All comments please send them to Joe on Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-mehmet-6b5948183/ Aaron's blog can be found at https://www.gosalon.uk/2020/12/08/gosalon-the-big-why/
34:22
December 18, 2020
Salonomics 3 - Turkey
We explore why the High St is finished, why hairdressers will never starve. Joe reacts to feedback from the second episode and what has got his goat on LinkedIn. #gosalon #salonomics #turkey Music by @longy528 All comments please send them to Joe on Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-mehmet-6b5948183/ Aaron's blog can be found at https://www.gosalon.uk/2020/09/21/next-stop-government-run-salons/
30:02
December 14, 2020
Salonomics 2 - Future Proof
We explore why competitions like the British Hairdressing Awards weren't for Joe, Aaron gives us an insight into the session industry and Joe reacts to feedback from the first episode and also what has got Joe's goat on LinkedIn.  #gosalon #salonomics #futureproof Music by @longy528 All comments please send them to Joe on Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-mehmet-6b5948183/ Aaron's blog can be found at https://www.gosalon.uk/2020/12/08/gosalon-the-big-why/
38:54
December 8, 2020
Salonomics 1 - Pilot - Build Back Better
We explore Joe's apprenticeship, the 3 things he was never supposed to talk about, High end London salons, Aaron's building back better blogs and we look into the murky world of LinkedIn and why Joe likes trolling on that platform.  apologies for sounding like we are on Gas & Air. But it's show 1. We'll be better next time.  Aaron's blog can be found at https://www.gosalon.uk/2020/12/01/build-back-better-the-salon-of-tomorrow/ Build-back-better tune shared with love via Adam Curry's NoAgenda show
42:42
November 30, 2020
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November 29, 2020