Elevate Your Salon's Social Media Engagement

We don't even need to tell you how important social media is to the success of your salon's marketing. We'd like to share some exciting facts and statistics to give you better insight on how to use socials to your benefit. 

As your trusted salon software, Envision is thrilled to share 10 proven strategies to skyrocket your salon's presence on social media and the engagement from your followers.

sun kissed hair color1. Picture-Perfect Posts

The Power of Visuals

Let's start with the basics of social media - images and videos. Did you know that posts with visuals receive 94% more views than text-only posts? Beautiful images and videos of your stylists' creations will not only grab attention but also establish your salon as a go-to destination for top-notch beauty services. High-quality photos and captivating videos showcasing your salon's magic will grab your audience's attention like a glitter bomb!


gender affirming haircut2. Be a Social Butterfly

Consistency Pays Off

Stay in the loop with your clients and potential clients by being consistent. Did you know that brands that post 2-3 times a week have a 67% higher chance of engaging their audience than those who post less frequently? Maintain a consistent posting schedule and share content to inform your followers about your salon's latest offers, trends and events. Time to set a schedule and spread the social media love regularly.


nonbinary model3. Two-Way Street

Interact with the Community

Remember, communication is a two-way street. So is social media. Responding to comments and messages can lead to a whopping 48% increase in brand loyalty. Engage with your followers by asking questions, hosting polls, and running contests. So, let's get chatty, shall we?



fun watermelon nails for summer4. #HashtagHeaven

Ride the Trending Wave

#DidYouKnow that using hashtags can increase engagement by up to 12.6%? Stay updated on your industry-specific influencers and brands. Keep an eye on what's trending in the beauty world and hop on those hashtag bandwagons! Hashtags play a pivotal role in boosting salon social media engagement by increasing visibility and attracting target audiences.



vibrant hair colors for summer5. Influencer Magic

Collaborate and Conquer

Influencers are the fairy godmothers of social media. 89% of marketers believe influencer marketing boosts their ROI. Influencers can create authentic content and reviews, drawing new clients to your salon. Partner up with the local beauty gurus to create some enchanting content together.



hair color salon client6. Exclusive Perks

Promotions to the Rescue

Who doesn't love a good deal? Offering exclusive social media promotions can lead to a 34% increase in post engagement. Special discounts or packages encourage potential clients to take action. Get those creative juices flowing and conjure up some irresistible offers. Exclusive promotions can include unique sale codes, which allow you to track in-store purchases stemming from each social media platform, giving you insight on which networks are working best.


Woman working on inventory on tablet7. Captivating Content

It's More Than Just Salon Updates

Dazzle your audience with engaging content. Did you know that video content receives 48% more views than static images? Share beauty tips, testimonials, and sneak peeks behind the salon curtain to keep them coming back for more. Your creativity can shine through your videos by using trends, sounds and popular culture to your advantage. Be sure the start of your videos catch the audience, especially on auto-play platforms.


influencer showing hair tutorial8. Spark Joy

User-Generated Content

User-Generated Content (UGC) is marketing magic! 93% of consumers find UGC helpful when making purchasing decisions. Encourage your clients to share their salon experiences and results using your branded hashtag. Reposting user-generated content and encourage UGC from your delighted clients will build a sense of community. Offer incentives for clients who post their amazing salon results on their social media accounts.


makeup influencer9. Lights, Camera, Action!

Time to Go Live

Go live and let the magic unfold. 80% of users prefer watching live videos from brands than reading a blog. Host live tutorials, Q&A sessions, and show off your team's skills in real-time. You can demonstrate and share your staff's personalities. Live sessions can produce more engagement through active viewers and commentors. Be prepared to respond to questions and commentary as you present.


happy salon makeup client with ring light10. Measure and Improve

Analyze Your Enchanting Performance

Don't forget to measure your social media spell's effectiveness. Use analytics tools to track your posts' performance. Adjust your strategy based on the results and watch your engagement soar!

Bonus Tip: Stories

The Tale of FOMO

Don't forget about Stories and Reels! These  temporary snippets of content create a sense of urgency with the fear of missing out. 58% of users say they've become more interested in a brand or product after seeing it in Stories. 

There you have it, the secret recipe to boosting your social media engagement. Embrace the power of social media, sprinkle in your salon's unique magic and watch your online presence sparkle like never before. 

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