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Barbershop Management Software

Inspire by STX is the powerful all-in-one barbershop management software that helps you run your entire business in one easy program.

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Why Choose Our Barbershop Management Software?

Inspire by STX makes it easier than ever to run a successful barbershop business. That’s because Inspire Small Business Software by STX is more than just a powerful booking app; it’s an integrated suite of digital solutions that support every aspect of operating and growing your business.

Created by hair stylists Jeff and Diana Mason, Inspire by STX was the first software suite designed for salon owners. Successful salon owners themselves, they applied practical knowledge and deep industry experience to offer a solution that remains the top choice among salon owners today.

Recognizing that barbershop owners also have a need for business management software, Jeff and Diana branched out. Inspire now has comprehensive features designed specifically for barbers to operate an effective business.

Inspire by STX can meet the high-volume demands of even the most thriving barbershop businesses while offering users an intuitive and effortless user experience.

With innovative features and partner integrations that support task automation and easy payment processing, this app for salon management will help you take your barbershop to new heights.

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Barbershop Software Features Built Just for You

Inspire by STX software is a comprehensive suite of cloud-based, digital tools and solutions to manage your barber business. Inspire’s business management system for barbershops can help you run a single location but is also powerful enough to support a large, multi-location enterprise.

All of Inspire’s features are easily navigable and work together seamlessly. Simplified page layouts make it easy for newcomers to adapt to the software, which also comes with an extensive library of on-demand videos and support resources to supplement the unlimited customer support that comes with your software subscription.

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Barbershop Marketing Suite

  • Attract new customers and convert them into regular clients with loyalty programs and rewards.
  • Use template builders to create customized, targeted marketing efforts based on business analytics from your software’s reporting features.
  • Increase bookings and boost sales with automated, personalized email marketing campaigns.
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Appointment Scheduling

  • Inspire by STX booking software gives you complete control over your appointment book.
  • Offer clients benefits such as express bookings, wait lists, recurring appointments, and more.
  • Manage appointments and schedules with ease, using customized staff and calendar views.
  • Leverage appointment reminders to reduce no-shows and lost income.

Payment Processing

  • Inspire barber software includes a powerful POS system that accepts every form of payment, including contactless options, and offers direct customer support.
  • There are no hidden fees or misleading terms with STX Payments. Unbeatable rates and excellent customer service make STX Payments the top choice for barbers.
  • STX Payments is integrated with trusted Clover devices.
  • Keep client credit cards on file for even easier, faster credit card processing.

Employee Management & Goal Setting

  • Motivate employees and increase your business sales with the goal setting feature.
  • The goal setting feature can increase your retail sales 30% by setting incremental goals for workers that are easily reached.
  • Leverage automation capabilities to save time on staff scheduling and eliminate human error on payroll tasks.
  • Use the employee mobile app with push notifications to send alerts or communicate with staff.
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Online Booking

  • Let your customers take advantage of the convenient barbershop app online to book appointments from any mobile device or web browser.
  • The barbershop booking software pairs seamlessly with the appointment scheduler and your client’s device, Outlook, or Google calendar.
  • Clients can sign up for SMS and automated email reminders for upcoming appointments, reducing no-show and cancellations.
  • Set up your customizable online store to sell shop gift cards and service packages to bolster revenue.
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Client Management

  • Client cards in your barbershop software help you effectively manage client relationships by keeping all client info in one quickly accessible location.
  • Easily recall client profiles with service notes, purchases, and loyalty rewards to prepare for upcoming appointments.
  • Protect your shop’s interests with controls for access to client data.
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Check Out

  • Save time for your front desk staff and your customers with the simple to use “Favorites” checkout feature in your barber app.
  • “Favorites” will let you add customizable shortcuts to your most frequently purchased services, products, and retail items.
  • Accept cash, credit, gift cards, and digital payments. Apply loyalty points and add promo discounts without hassle.
  • With Tippy integration, workers receive tips instantly, and your spa gets a 2% rebate back on all tip transactions.

Reporting & Analytics

  • Inspire by STX is the best barber software in the industry for growing your business, offering over 90 pre-built reports.
  • Monitor sales, client retention, and overall business performance with user-friendly, comprehensible reporting.
  • Drive business strategy and growth by analyzing transactional, client, and compensation data to set goals and track performance on the real-time dashboard.

Inventory Management

  • Always have an accurate account of product, supplies, and retail items with built-in inventory management features.
  • Easily create a system that manages purchase orders and notifies you when it’s time to restock supplies.
  • Increase your revenue with the SalonInteractive integration that syncs product lines from retail and professional brands with your online store. You’ll receive a 25% commission on product sales and direct shipping to your customers.

What Our Clients Are Saying About STX Barbershop Software

Industry experts praise Inspire by STX for its innovation and ease-of-use.

Inspire subscribers love the robust customer support and that the software goes beyond providing a powerful booking system to offer everything needed to manage a successful barber business. Most importantly, they love the confidence it gives them to make informed business decisions.

Instant access to real-time information that reflects the state of your business at any moment in time, or over time, is what makes Inspire exceptional.

The appointment booking features are incredibly intuitive! Training our team was very easy. Plus the reporting is limitless! We particularly love the options around inventory. We’re able to order product without even glancing at our retail shelves!

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Mark DeBolt

From appointment scheduling to inventory management, payroll and client tracking, goal setting and more, it is really the breadth and depth of a management software that stands out for me. I can dive into the heart of what’s going on in my business with a minimum of fuss.

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Nick Arrojo

One of the things our team loves the most is how efficient the software system works during live play every day in the salon, which is to say that checking people in, changing appointments, checking people out, and adding retail is so easy. We are huge fans!

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Barbershop Software Frequently Asked Questions

Choosing the right software to run your business might seem like a big task, but we’ve got some great tips and information to get you started.

Barber software ranges in price depending on the number of features you select. Inspire by STX has multiple monthly subscriptions to choose from, giving you the flexibility to select the one that best fits your business’ needs.

Choose a software that provides you with more than just features for booking and accepting payments. Inspire by STX has all the tools you need to build and grow a successful business, and it provides an excellent user experience for you, your staff, and your clients.

Inspire by STX offers unrivaled customer support. We also provide an extensive library of on-demand tutorials, step-by-step articles, and more to help you learn everything you need (and want) to know about the software and its capabilities.

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“The customer service is top-notch! The support staff is beyond patient and will help to solve any issue or confusion you may have. I never have to wait long for help or answers.”

Amanda King

Tamra Hollowell Salon & Spa
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