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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 .
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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 .

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Episodes

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

11/12/2018
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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

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

11/5/2018
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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

How These Few Tweaks Can Put More $$ in Your Pocket w/ @kimberlymariestylist (Ep. 58)

10/29/2018
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A conversation with Kim Kennedy @kimberlymariestylist at Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, CA. We get into wearing the Hairstylist versus Business hats, having set business hours, charging overtime/after hours rates, implementing a late policy, and ideas for the holidays. Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/4erictaylor/ Subscribe to our Youtube channel or THG vlog...

Duration:01:32:39

The Best of The Hair Game: Episodes 11-20 (Ep. 57)

10/22/2018
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So far we’ve done 56 episodes of The Hair Game and we’ve covered a lot of ground. Here are some highlights from Episodes 11-20. If you like a certain segment, go back and catch the whole thing! 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:01:10:10

Painting Her Own Beautiful Story w/Patricia Nikole @paintedhair (Ep. 56)

10/15/2018
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A great conversation with one of the brightest stars of our industry. We get into how she learned her extraordinary color blending technique, how she runs her Instagram, how she made it through a 100% price increase and how she balances family with her flourishing career. 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:01:06:00

Focusing on Your Strengths v. Weaknesses when Retailing Products: Retailing in the Digital Age Panel at Neuma’s California Experience Show (Ep. 55)

10/8/2018
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Eric participated on the “Retailing in the Digital Age” Panel at Neuma’s California Experience Show in Huntington Beach CA. This audio is an abridged version of that panel. 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:01:25:32

Why Clients Leave, and a Debate About the Indie Movement w/ Antony Whitaker @growmysalonbusiness (Ep. 54)

10/1/2018
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An inspired talk with Antony Whitaker about why clients leave, the Independent movement, how to create a good experience, the consultation, how to retail products, and getting better at setting and achieving goals. 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:01:23:13

The Power of Connecting in the Community w/ Liz Diaz & Julz Coda @beyondbeautyschool (Ep. 53)

9/24/2018
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Liz Diaz & Julz Coda, two LA hairdressers who paired up to create beyond beauty school. The three of us get pretty goofy when we’re together but through all the banter and laughter are some great gems for you! 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:01:27:42

Investing in Yourself, Controlling Your Fear & Alien Defense w/ @fernthebarber at Paul Mitchell School Costa Mesa (Ep. 52)

9/17/2018
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Eric interviews Fern The Barber at Paul Mitchell School Costa Mesa in front of the students. Then the students get to ask questions of Fern. 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:01:50:56

What to Do When Your Client is Losing Their Hair (Ep. 51)

9/10/2018
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For national hair loss month, we bring you two hair loss pros to talk about what you can do as a hairdresser to prevent your clients from losing their hair, and catch more serious skin issues before it’s too late. 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:00:32:32

The Love of the Journey, the Power of Branding and Showing Clients You Care w/Andrew Dale, Founder of Unite (Ep. 50)

9/3/2018
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A conversation with the founder of Unite about how he has lived the ideal evolution of a hairdresser, from Vidal Sassoon’s apprentice to an international product boss. Tons of great lessons in this one! 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:01:02:11

The Right and Wrong Ways to Run a Salon w/@AmeliaHairMakeup (Ep. 49)

8/27/2018
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Eric interviews Atlanta color-correction expert Amelia Fugitt @AmeliaHairMakeup. They get into how to run a healthy commission salon, the difficulty of being a hairstylist, @processperfect, nightmare salon owners, decompressing, and her success on Instagram. 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:00:36:55

Hustle, Brains and Heart w/Jason Reyes @iliketocuthair (Ep. 48)

8/20/2018
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Jason Reyes was a reluctant barber for years, dabbling in engineering, computers and real estate, until he decided to commit and that’s when things took off. 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:00:34:22

How to Kill it on Instagram w/Don Godfrey @nothingbutpixies at Sassoon Academy LA (Ep. 47)

8/17/2018
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Go deep into how to use Instagram with “The Don” of social media. Don Godfrey, the guy behind some of the most popular Instagram beauty accounts, gets detailed about how to use it most effectively. 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:01:29:11

Balancing a Successful Career with Family w/Shelley Gregory @shelleygregoryhair (Ep. 46)

8/13/2018
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Shelley and I talk about: -Being a successful hairdresser AND a successful mother/wife. -Advice for clients in a dry climate -Building clients the old fashion way -Instagram insomnia -First creative color post goes viral! -IG tv Do you see clients in So Cal on occasion? Check out The Lab, our daily flex stations at Salon Republic Hollywood! http://salonrepublic.com/hollywood/the-lab-hollywood/ Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/salonrepublic/ www.instagram.com/4erictaylor/

Duration:00:29:58

How 10 Passionate Clients Can Build Your Entire Clientele w/ Lucas Doney @lucasdoney (Ep. 45)

8/9/2018
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Eric talked to educator Lucas Doney at the Paul Mitchell Gathering about going from the worst student in cosmetology school to international educator, the power of referrals and seeking adventure in life to make memories. 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:00:19:07

Behind the Curtain of Influence w/ Alfredo Lewis @alfredo_lewis at Sassoon Academy LA (Ep. 44)

8/7/2018
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Alfredo has been at the forefront of the shift of influence from brands to independent hair artists. We get into it all in this episode filmed live in front of students at the Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, CA. 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:01:26:32

How to Make More Money Behind the Chair w/Dave Kirby of Summit Salon Business Education (Ep. 43)

8/6/2018
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Dave and I get into topics that will help you make more money behind the chair such as: -Top three mistakes made by hairdressers -When to move salons, how to find the right salon, and how to avoid losing clients when you move -How to find new clients and make sure they come back! For tickets to Dave’s class in West Hollywood click here: https://salonrepublic.ticketspice.com/summit-stylist-business-class Find us on...

Duration:01:06:37

Confidence + Humility w/ John Mosley @popular_nobody (Ep. 42)

8/3/2018
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There are so many dimes of pure wisdom to pluck out of this man’s brain. Here are just a few topics we go into: How he got the name Focus on family Old school marketing Learning how to be a good educator Value of connecting within the hair 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:00:37:52

Marketing Yourself as a Hairdresser w/ Paula Houston @hairbypaulahouston (Ep. 41)

7/30/2018
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Paula was part of a social media panel at the Paul Mitchell Gathering this year, so we sat down with her after to discuss Instagram and getting started, the challenges of owning your own salon, and marketing yourself as a hairdresser. 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:00:25:40