The Hair Game-logo

The Hair Game

Arts & Culture Podcasts >

The Hair Game is a series brought to you by Salon Republic and hosted by founder Eric Taylor, who, after 17 yrs in the hair game, has seen a lot of s#!@ go down. We'll go deep with the beauty industry's most interesting players, we'll educate and tell stories about the things you care about, we'll get into the business side of the game so you can earn more and keep more, and we'll go #BTS to show you how we do things at Salon Republic. Also check out the video content on salonrepublic.com/thehairgame .

The Hair Game is a series brought to you by Salon Republic and hosted by founder Eric Taylor, who, after 17 yrs in the hair game, has seen a lot of s#!@ go down. We'll go deep with the beauty industry's most interesting players, we'll educate and tell stories about the things you care about, we'll get into the business side of the game so you can earn more and keep more, and we'll go #BTS to show you how we do things at Salon Republic. Also check out the video content on salonrepublic.com/thehairgame .
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

The Hair Game is a series brought to you by Salon Republic and hosted by founder Eric Taylor, who, after 17 yrs in the hair game, has seen a lot of s#!@ go down. We'll go deep with the beauty industry's most interesting players, we'll educate and tell stories about the things you care about, we'll get into the business side of the game so you can earn more and keep more, and we'll go #BTS to show you how we do things at Salon Republic. Also check out the video content on salonrepublic.com/thehairgame .

Language:

English

Contact:

8054790730


Episodes

Ep. 78 • How to Kill it on Instagram Part 2 w/Don Godfrey @nothingbutpixies

3/18/2019
More
Time for Part 2! In Ep. 47 we went deep into how to use Instagram with “The Don” of social media. Don Godfrey @fiidnt, Instagram guru and the guy behind some of the most popular Instagram beauty accounts gives us another next-level dive into how to use IG more effectively. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/4erictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog...

Duration:01:02:24

Ep. 77 • Cutting Through the Bullsh!t w/ @tabathacoffey + Bonus Segment: HairAid

3/11/2019
More
TV Host and hairdresser Tabatha Coffey gets down to the details and lays out what hairdressers & salons are doing wrong, the vital importance of customer service, and how to take the emotion out of your business for a fresh perspective. Plus, a segment on a wonderful volunteer program. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel! or THG vlog...

Duration:00:50:59

Ep. 76 • How Competition Can Up Your Game w/ Chrystofer Benson @cbensonhair

3/4/2019
More
Multiple NAHA and global award-winner @cbensonhair talks about the importance and benefits of competing in award shows. He also goes into the incredibly involved process of entering a hair competition. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel! or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/c/thehairgame www.salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:37:34

Ep. 75 • Discovering Your Unique Style w/@mustafaavci the King of Waves

2/25/2019
More
Dubbed the 'King of Waves', Mustafa Avci took an interest in old Hollywood glam styling and created a look that is now uniquely his. He also shares how he built upon his style with multi-brand sponsorships and his own line of styling tools. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel! or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/c/thehairgame www.salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:34:31

Ep 74 • The Story of Barbering's #1 Influencer w/ Lee Resnick, creator of @barbershopconnect

2/18/2019
More
Barbershopconnect.com (and later @barbershopconnect on IG) became THE place for barbers to build a community online. The man behind it, Lee Resnick, tells us the story of how an ex-rapper from Long Island built the largest barbering community in the world. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/ Find us on...

Duration:00:56:43

Ep. 73 · Finding Your Confidence Through Vulnerability w/@RebeccaTaylorHair at Toni & Guy Academy LA

2/11/2019
More
Rebecca Taylor @rebeccataylorhair is an award-winning colorist and ambassador to multiple brands, as well as a founder of Hairstylist Education Forum. Eric and the students get into many great topics with her, including what to do when you don't feel authentic for social media. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog...

Duration:01:19:43

Ep. 72 · Succeeding Through Adversity w/ Mary Rector-Gable @marybehindthechair

2/4/2019
More
The creator of behindthechair.com & @behindthechair_com Mary Rector-Gable gives insights into key aspects of running a successful business. We hear the story of her nearly losing it all, as well as how you can get noticed by BTC on your social media. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:01:07:52

Ep. 71 · How To Price Yourself Right (and more) w/ @cassandraplatinum

1/28/2019
More
@loveerictaylor sits down with award winning colorist and Redken brand ambassador Cassandra McGlaughlin, aka @cassandraplatinum. She gives lots of great advice on pricing your services, as well as strategies on building your business and avoiding difficult situations with clients. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog...

Duration:00:48:51

Ep. 70 · Legends: Learning From John Maly of Malys/SalonCentric

1/21/2019
More
@loveerictaylor talks to @johnmaly about his new book “A Beautiful Business: The Maly’s Story”. We talk about how he went from 0 to 130 stores and $2 million to $200 million in sales over 18 years as well as the untold history of our industry in general. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:48:57

Ep. 69 · (Almost) 50 Things You Didn’t Know About Hair w/@dasibstudio

1/14/2019
More
@loveerictaylor and @dasibstudio trip their way through the bizarre history of hair, hair trivia and hair facts that you’ve (probably) never heard before. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:49:01

Ep. 68 · Is Your Salon Legal? What You Need to Know About the ABC Rule with Salon Industry Attorney Jason Ross

1/7/2019
More
The new ABC rule in California has thrown the salon industry on its head. Find out why and how to navigate it in this conversation with Employment Attorney Jason Ross. rossj@higgslaw.com 619-595-4249 Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:01:00:37

Ep. 67 · Client Confessions w/ guest hosts @JulzCoda and @shearhands from the Salon Republic Holiday Party

12/31/2018
More
While @loveerictaylor is having fun at the @SalonRepublic holiday party, Julz @JulzCoda and Liz @shearhands of @beyondbeautyschool take the mic and get the best Client Confession stories from the beauty pros. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:58:08

Ep. 66 (rebroadcast) · Nina Kovner @passionsquared Doesn’t Parse Words on the State of the Beauty Industry

12/24/2018
More
In this rerelease of episode 7, Eric speaks with Nina Kovner of Passionsquared. Nina is the preeminent life and business coach for professionals in our industry. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:53:10

Ep. 65 · Stop Giving a F About What Anyone Thinks About You w/ Kasey O'Hara @hairbykaseyoh

12/17/2018
More
Eric talks to @hairbykaseyoh about how the east coast punk-rocker got herself to the worldwide stage teaching others the art of creative color, and what she’s doing now that she’s there. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:25:23

Ep. 64 · Pushing Your Limits and Finding Your Place w/ Luis Fontanez @l0udabarber

12/10/2018
More
Eric sits down with Luis Fontanez @lOudabarber to discuss his rough upbringing, what made him focus his life, how he started doing hair, building his Instagram, where he sees the future of barbering and a lot more! Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:48:20

Ep. 63 · Hairstylist Confessions: Your Hair Horror Stories

12/3/2018
More
At the Modern Salon Digital Summit after party, Salon Republic's social media coordinator Donovan set up a hair horror story "confessional" and invited attendees to come in and give us their worst experiences as a stylist. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/loveerictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:01:09:18

Ep. 62 · All About the Instagram Algorithm with Olivia Smalley @OMGartistry

11/26/2018
More
Olivia Smalley @omgartistry tells us her best Instagram hacks, why video and LIVE are so important, why we shouldn’t ignore Facebook, and more digital marketing amazingness. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/4erictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:47:28

Ep. 61 · Elevating the Industry, How Distribution is Changing, and Why Retailing’s Still a Struggle w/@tatumneill @elevatehair

11/19/2018
More
I sat down with Elevate Hair founder Tatum Neill (of the Neill Corp family) to discuss the current state of beauty product distribution, the struggle with retailing, the hardest part of running a commission salon and the massive potential of the hairdressing community. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/4erictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:24:56

Ep. 60 · How to Build a Personal Brand w/ @nikkilee901, @riawna, @jamiedanahairstylist, & Alle Fister @bollare at the Modern Salon Digital Summit

11/12/2018
More
Eric opened the modern salon digital summit in LA with a panel discussion on personal branding with Nikki Lee, Riawna Capri, Jamie Dana and Alle Fister. After listening, you should have a better idea how to craft your image to improve your business in the salon. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/4erictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:53:47

Ep. 59 · What Clients are Thinking But Won’t Tell You part 3: How Clients Look for Hairstylists

11/5/2018
More
Donovan and I hit the streets of Hollywood (right during the Latin American Music Awards) to ask random people on the street how they search for hairstylists. Where should you be putting your time and effort to market yourself? Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/4erictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog site! www.youtube.com/channel/UCroeKASK16sWJnEeGplY-Ng salonrepublic.com/thehairgame/

Duration:00:29:04