How To Get $10,000 For Your Business

Did you see the news?

The Queensland Government has just announced that they will be offering $10,000 grants to small and micro businesses to assist with the COVID-19 recovery.

Yep, if you have less than 20 employees, earn more than $75,000 a year and have payroll less than $1.3million, then you are eligible.

You need to be quick though…

… As I write this blog, there have already been 3,213 applications submitted and 32% of the funds allocated!

… So you need to apply today.

You can find out all the details and submit your application by clicking here.

One thing to note, is that there are specific services that you are able to spend your $10,000 on… 

THEY ARE:

  • Financial, legal or other professional advice to support business sustainability and diversification
  • Strategic planning, financial counselling or business coaching aligned to business development and diversification
  • Building the business through marketing and communications activities, for example, content development (web pages, mobile apps, visual and audio media etc.)
  • Digital/technological strategy development
  • Digital training or re-training to adapt to new business models
  • Capital costs associated with meeting COVID-19 SAFE requirements
  • Specialised digital equipment or business specific software to move business operations online (e.g. logistics program for online ordering)
  • Meeting business costs, including utilities, rent.

If you want to have a chat about how I can help you with your application, then click here for a free, no-obligation phone call.

Good luck and get applying today! 

Be awesome

Billy.

How You Make Salon Sales… Even During A Lockdown!

Billy, you must read this list, and I’m going to tell you why at the end. See if you can guess…

  • General Electric
  • IBM- General Motors
  • Disney
  • Burger King
  • Microsoft
  • CNN
  • Apple (Modern Day)
  • Hewlett Packard
  • John Deere
  • Fedex
  • International House of Pancakes
  • MTV
  • Hyatt
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Walmart

Did you get it?

Do you know what this list all have in common? 

They were ALL started in a depression or a recession!

So why do I tell you this?

Well, because like it or not, we’re about to go into one of the toughest financial periods since the Great Depression of the 1920’s.

Yep, 100 years ago was when we last felt economic pain like this.

So what are you going to do? 

If you’re staying positive, then read on. If you’re thinking negative, then read on. 

If you’re unsure… then read on!

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I’m here to be your voice of reason, but also to be your voice of optimism and hope.

Like the old song says I’ll be your ‘little ray of sunshine on a cloudy day.’

(You’re singing the song now right??) haha

The truth is, that YES, this situation sucks! 

Businesses are closing down, events are getting cancelled, people are getting laid off…

… but most importantly, people are also dying.

Whatever you’re going through right now, it feels like pain. 

It feels like there is no hope, but someone always has it worse.

The person on a ventilator right now in hospital fighting for their life, would give anything to have what most people are considering challenges right now.

I’m not denying that our challenges aren’t real, and I’m not downplaying some of the genuine concerns people have around money and their future…

But I want to keep things in perspective for one reason and one reason only…

… Because you must remain positive during this time, you must be hopeful and most importantly, you MUST be mindful enough to see the opportunities that exist during a time like this. 

Just like Disney and FedEx and Hyatt did.

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There are opportunities that exist and there ARE ways to make money, even if your business is closed. 

Hang in there long enough, and there will be a MASSIVE opportunity to make a lot of money once this storm passes.

So what do you do now?

Do you take this time to lay low, worry and pray?

Or do you take this time to prepare, plan and get ready! 

I urge you to choose the latter.

I plead with you to choose positivity! 

Negativity and worry during a time like this will lead to worry and negativity.\

Positivity will lead to abundance and success.

And just like the old Pantene ad said ‘It might not happen overnight, but it will happen.’

In this time when everybody else is on the defensive and contracting their business…

Get on the front foot. 

Get on the attack and position yourself as the industry leader. 

Make yourself known and let your clients know that you aren’t going anywhere. 

Now is the time to expand and grow! 

And speaking of growth…

I’ve just launched a way that you and your team can grow through this down time. 

It outlines exactly how you can maximise your sales through the slow down and also how to grow lighting speeds faster than your competition once the industry starts to recover.

So instead of letting all this uncertainty paralyse you, you can instead get excited by what’s to come…

… And prepare yourself for the most exciting growth period you’ve ever seen.

You can check out all the details by clicking here now.

All I will say is that this training has saved my businesses time and time again…

… and it’s allowed me to grow my new company from $0 to $2million in the first 14 months of trading. 

Keep moving forward, 

Billy Rickman.

P.S. If you got value out of this blog please forward it to a friend or share it on your socials, during these testing times.

P.P.S Don’t forget to check out all the details by clicking here now.

That’s A Wrap!

A HUGE thank you… and THREE important things!

SALONGROWTHCON 2019 is all done, and what a MASSIVE success it was! We had 820 tickets sold and close to a thousand people attend (after we add in competition giveaways etc.)

I wanted to first say, from the bottom of my heart, a huge thank you to all the people who attended, the sponsors, the speakers, Prive Hair Australia and my amazing team. You all believed in the event enough to be there and make the magic happen, and without all of you, it would not have been what it was! The vibe was so positive and the energy was electric all weekend!

Throughout the event, there were three things also on offer that I’ve been getting tonnes of requests for information on, so here goes:

The 30 Days Bot Challenge

My 30 Day Bot Challenge is available for 300 people for only $97. If you missed out on this, you can grab this now, by clicking here and purchasing inside Messenger!

A reminder that it includes:

  • 30 Days of Bot Tutorial Videos ($997 of Value)
  • 30 Days of Live Group Training ($1,997 of Value) 
  • Entry Into The Bot Challenge Facebook Group ($300 of Value) 
  • My Brand New Book ‘The Dawn of the New Salonpreneur’ ($47 of Value)
  • Your chance to win $1,000 Prize Money!

If you already purchased this offer, then we will be sending out all the information shortly.

My Elite Performers Mastermind: The Network

You can join the most elite Salon Mastermind Group in Australia by clicking here. This is not a group for the ‘kinda want it’ people, but for those who are serious about success and want to be surrounded with others who are on the right path, with huge goals and dreams.

This is only available for 50 people, so Click here to apply now!

SAVE 40% On Your SALONGROWTHCON 2020 Ticket!

For a very limited time, you can save 40% on your SALONGROWTCON 2020 Tickets. If you though 2019 was good, you haven’t seen anything yet!

We’ve already started our planning for the event and next year promises to be HUGE!

Sydney, July 19-20…. DO NOT MISS OUT!

Click here to save 40% and get your tickets now!

From me to you, thank you so much again for being a part of this huge event! Keep the momentum going and I’ll see you next year in Sydney for 2020!

Billy.

It Ends Tonight.

This is your last chance to get Early Bird Pricing for SALONGROWTHCON! 

There are now only limited tickets left and tonight at MIDNIGHT, all ticket prices go up by $100 each!

If you haven’t grabbed your ticket yet, or if you’re still thinking about whether or not you should go, make sure you get your ticket NOW! 

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Click here to reserve your SALONGROWTHCON ticket  >> 

I’ve already poured over $350,000 into this year’s SALONGROWTHCON event (and the number continues to climb…)

Which might seem totally insane…   

I’ve had people ask me WHY

“Why would you dump that much cash on ONE event?” 
Because… I believe in you!

Because…I want you to feel the POWER of putting thousands of salon owners in a room together, learning from each other for two jam-packed days! 

Because…I want you (and your business) to come away forever CHANGED.

Because…I want you to experience that defining moment where you see the HUNDREDS of salon owners making serious changes to their life…
…and you truly realise that you can do it too.  

I believe in you that much… 

I hope you’ll join me on the Gold Coast in a few weeks…I can’t wait for you to see all the amazing stuff I have planned for you!

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Click here to reserve your SALONGROWTHCON ticket  >> 

Be awesome,

Billy ‘I’ll See You There’ Rickman

P.S Clicking the button and committing today, may just change your tomorrow forever!

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS NOW!

This Might Just Be Better Than SEX!

Did you know there’s a huge connection and link between SEX and being MOTIVATED?

It’s true…

Recently I was learning all lot about how the brain tiggers motivation, and what I learnt was fascinating!

There is a HUGE correlation between motivation, success and having a healthy body and healthy mind… 

…and it shouldn’t be underestimated!

There is a saying about motivation by Zig Ziglar that goes…

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”

… But how do we become motivated and how do we keep motivated each day?

Turns out that one of the main players in staying motivated, is that neurotransmitter everybody loves to talk about called Dopamine.

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Dopamine has been thought of mainly in the past as the chemical responsible for pleasure, but more and more these days, there is evidence that Dopamine is actually responsible for encouraging us to act… either to achieve something good or to avoid something bad!

It simply isn’t there to just make us feel good.

Dopamine spikes for many reasons, such as foods, exercise, close relationships, but did you know that higher levels of dopamine are found in motivated and ambitious people?

This means that when you are motivated and achieving, you will have more dopamine releases and you will feel good! 

Who doesn’t want to feel good, right?

Dopamine is also the main neurotransmitter that makes men and women feel good before and after sex.

The anticipation and build up of sex triggers dopamine releases and then afterwards… well, lets just say there’s a significant increase in Dopamine there too!

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Having sex regularly causes us to maintain higher levels of dopamine, and so too does being in a state of motivation and inspiration.

If you want to feel like you do during sex, then get motivated in your daily life!

If you are feeling flat right now, then it may be because you’re not motivated, inspired (or having enough sex… or maybe all three), so you need to do something about it to increase your dopamine levels and start to feel GREAT!

I can’t help you with the sex part, but I can help you with becoming  motivated and inspired beyond your imagination.

The event I am hosting in June this year called SALONGROWTHCON, runs for two days and has 23 speakers from the hair and beauty industry, who are the most motivational people imaginable… including the legendary Tabatha Coffey!

They have all achieved huge things, they have accomplished massive goals, they have helped so many people around the world. 

Now, they want to share their knowledge with you! They want to motivate, inspire and excite you to succeed in your business and in your life beyond anything you could have imagined.

Go here to get your tickets nowbecome HUGELY motivated and give yourself the gift of increased Dopamine in your life!

Trust me, you won’t regret it!

Be awesome,

Billy Rickman

Dear Salon Owner…

After working 10 years in the industry, starting my own franchise system and opening 15 salons…  in January 2018, I started my new journey in business coaching.

As I write this letter in January 2019, it’s now been 12 months, since beginning this venture, and the lessons I have learned in this time, have been INCREDIBLE!!

You see, when you work with over 100 salon owners at such an intimate level, learning all about their numbers, their staff, their dreams, their goals, their kids, wives, husbands… and even their pets…

… you start to pick up on the things that are unique and different, but also the things that are ALWAYS consistent – no matter who it is and what business they’re in!!

So I sat down late last year and wrote down all the consistent things I see with the majority of Salon Owners…

  • Mindset and Self Doubt: Almost all Salon Owners I speak to, have MASSIVE goals and dreams, but have been told in the past, or have consistently told themselves in the past, that they’re not good enough, they’re not smart enough, they don’t have what it takes, they’re going to look silly if they try… and most Salon Owners believe it. 

THE TRUTHS

  • Work/Life Balance: Across every single person, the biggest complaint I get is that as a Salon Owner, they cannot get time for work/life balance. Whether it’s more time with the kids, more time with the partner, more time with friends, more time for themselves – most don’t get it, and don’t know how to change it! Most want to get off the tools, make more money and do more to enjoy their lives instead of always being in the salon! 

  • Profit: The sad reality is that most Salon Owners right now, don’t make profit, or are barely making ends meet. Worst of all, most have been like this for so long, and they are just stuck on this hamster wheel, working their backside off, but never getting the deserved rewards.

  • Marketing: 99% of the Salon Owners I come across see marketing as their biggest challenge. They get advice from all the wrong places, waste tonnes of money, and then end up dejected, defeated and back at square one… with less money in their bank. Because of this, most don’t know how to effectively grow their business, which means no profit, which means no work/life balance and negative mindsets! 

THE SOLUTION

After finally putting all this to paper, and recognising the truth about the majority of Salon Owners, I wanted to help – but on a…

  •  BIGGER SCALE, 
  •  With MORE EXCITEMENT and;
  •  WAY MORE FUN THAN EVER BEFORE….

… and by bringing the very best minds on SALON GROWTH, to ONE single location, to deliver their VERY BEST content and give every Salon Owner who attends, the VERY BEST SHOT to make this year, their best year EVER!!

Empowering Salon Owners with business knowledge is one of the most important challenges facing the industry today and so it is critical we create resources and events that support Salon Owners to succeed!

YOU’RE INVITED

SALONGROWTHCON 2019, was created exactly for this reason, and so I want you to join me, along with 1,500 other Salon Owners, who are fired uppumped and ready to take MASSIVE action at this HUGE two day event!

This event is guaranteed to change your business and your life, so do not hesitate and do not miss out! Tickets will sell out!

Be awesome,

Billy

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKETS NOW

The Clock Is Ticking… ⏰

You asked for it…

Payment Plans Are NOW Available For SALONGROWTHCON… But You Only Have a LIMITED TIME! Read On…  

Yesterday, we asked the question…

If you don’t yet have your SALONGROWTHCON ticket, what is the main reason why?’

Overwhelmingly, the feedback came back with, that some people just couldn’t afford it right now…

… and so we wanted to find a SOLUTION for you!

We worked hard overnight to get it all done, and now we have payment plan options available PLUS one other thing that you are going to LOVE! 

So here’s the details with the payment plans:

– You must commence your payments in March
– Payments are 3 x equal monthly payments
– Available for all ticket tiers

… How awesome is that!! 

There is also one other AMAZING thing we have added, that’s not only going to save you money, but also…

… allow you to bring other people along with you to share in the experience!!

We have now added an on top offer when you purchase your ticket, that allows you to get 50% OFF on extra tickets! 

Once you purchase your ticket, you will now go to a brand new on top offer page, where you can add up to three tickets to your order for 50% OFF!!

I want you at this event, and I want you to be able to share the memories and valuable content with other awesome people…

… so seriously, what are you waiting for??

Go to https://salongrowthcon.com/the-details now to grab your tickets.. and you can take advantage of these amazing new offers!!

Click here to book your tickets now, but HURRY…

… This is only available for a LIMITED TIME, and won’t be around for long!

Be awesome,

Billy ‘Getting So Excited’ Rickman! 

CLICK HERE NOW TO GET YOUR TICKETS!

Accomodation For SALONGROWTHCON, Confirmed!

The SALONGROWTHCON Team, are so excited to announce that we have secured an amazing deal with the stunning Star Grand, Gold Coast!!

We have established for all SALONGROWTHCON ticket holders, 15% off the Best Available Rate at the time of booking, in their beautiful casino hotel!

This deal also extends for 3 days pre and 3 days post, so now you can make an entire week out of your SALONGROWTHCON experience!!

If you have already purchased tickets, or would like some more information, then click here to email us and we will get back to you ASAP! 

If you haven’t got your ticket yet, then do not miss your chance to get in early and SAVE $100 on your ticket with our Early Bird special offer!

CLICK HERE to find out all about the event, and to grab your ticket today! 

Be awesome ALWAYS,

Billy.

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE DETAILS!!

Why Do You NOT Take Action When You Should?

Two weeks ago, I sent a message out to nearly 2,000 people offering them a FREE 30 Minute Coaching POWER SESSION! 💪🏻

Around 1,200 of them clicked to learn more, but so few actually then clicked to go further and book! 😲

Of course there are reasons for this like…

They’re probably just going to try and sell me” OR “I’ve done this before somewhere else and got nothing!

… but mostly, I believe the main reason is because people are too scared to maybe look like a failure. 

… Or maybe they feel as though they might look silly. Or maybe they don’t think they’re big enough or worthy enough for coaching! 

This mindset and these LIMITING beliefs about yourself and your worth, are often the BIGGEST contributor to lack of action, and it is KILLING your ability to succeed! ☠

Click below and tune into Episode 82, as I go to a LEVEL 10 on this subject, and why you MUST break this cycle of inaction if you are going to succeed! 🏆

Here’s a few different ways to catch the episode:


-> Listen on iTunes (Apple)
-> Listen on Spotify (Android)

Be awesome,

Billy.

P.S **TO TAKE ACTION AND BOOK YOUR FREE COACHING POWER SESSION, CLICK THIS LINK NOW! -> https://calendly.com/billy-rickman-coaches/30-min-strategy-power-session** 

What If You Fail?!…

Over the holiday period, I was catching up with a lot of friends and family, and since Im always at work, people were asking me…


‘What the heck have you been up to?!

We spoke about my family, sports, and I mentioned to a few of them that 2019 was going to be a MASSIVE year for my business! 

Excitedly I told them about SalonGrowth Con and how the goal was to have 1,500 people attend the event on the Gold Coast at the Convention centre, and to make it the biggest event ever staged in the industry!! 


Want to know what most people said?… 


But what if you fail?!’

You would be blown away by how many people said that to me, and genuinely, that was there first thought!

Can you believe it… there first thought was to think about FAILURE!! 

It got me thinking though, and it made me realise how many other people, especially in business, have their default thought as fear of failure! 

I explained this story in more detail today on a Facebook Live… and what my simple reply was to each of them that totally changes the conversation!

 Check it out NOW by clicking the video below! 

Be awesome,
Billy.