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Salon Management Software

Inspire by STX is the powerful all-in-one salon management software that runs your entire salon business in one easy program.

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Why Choose Inspire by STX Salon Software?

Inspire by STX is an all-in-one salon management software system with the power to support single- or multi-location salons with ease. All of Inspire’s features are easily navigable and use simplified page layouts, allowing new users to quickly adapt to the software. A large library of on-demand videos and support resources compliment the unlimited customer support that comes with your Inspire by STX software subscription.

Our software is designed to simplify business operations for salon owners, and improves task management for employees, with the use of automation features. Explore a suite of easy-to-use tools that support every aspect of managing your salon business.

What Makes Inspire by STX Salon Software Unique?

STX Software was founded in 1981 and was the first software company to introduce point of sale and calendar booking technology for salons and is still the top choice among today’s salon owners.

As successful multi-salon owners and former platform artists, Jeff and Diana Mason use their advanced knowledge in salon operations to create the ideal salon software to grow and manage your business. Inspire by STX Salon Software is the only software program in the beauty industry that is founded, built and run by former hair stylists.

The software’s features are the direct result of ongoing collaboration with salon owners, guaranteeing the best salon management solution to meet the unique needs of the beauty industry. Look beyond payment processors with business management add-ons.

Choose Inspire by STX salon software to get the best salon management software in the industry, backed by people who are experienced beauty industry experts themselves.

“Our experience running successful salons helped us create features that salon owners will love.” says STX CEO Jeff Mason.

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Salon Software Features Built Just for You

Salon software is a suite of integrated digital tools that support every aspect of managing your salon business. It is designed to simplify business operations for salon owners, and improves task management for employees, with the use of automation features.

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Salon Marketing Suite

  • Inspire offers one of the leading salon marketing suites. Bolster salon bookings and increase sales using automated email campaigns and loyalty reward programs. Inspire’s interconnectivity enables your booking software and client management features to activate salon marketing tools —including template builders for easy, customized, targeted marketing efforts.
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Appointment Scheduling

  • Enjoy ultimate control over your salon scheduling and booking. Use our Appointment Builder booking system to create custom online booking settings, express appointments, wait lists, and schedule recurring visits. Customized views give you the versatility to toggle between individual workers; staff groups; and daily, weekly, or monthly calendar views. Easily search to find the next available appointment time for a service or worker.

Payment Processing

  • Have confidence with secure payment processing through Clover devices via our salon POS system. There are no hidden fees or misleading terms with STX Payments, Just safe, reliable payment processing at competitive rates—saving you money every month. STX Payments accepts every form of payment, including contactless options, and offers direct customer support.

Employee Management & Goal Setting

  • Manage your business sales and motivate employees using our goal setting feature. The goal setting feature has helped increase retail sales by over 30% using incremental goals that are easily reached. Inspire scheduling software saves you time on staff scheduling with automation capabilities and eliminates human error on payroll tasks.
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Online Booking

  • Offer your clients 24/7 online appointment booking from any mobile device or web browser. Customized SMS and email reminders will reduce no-shows, and client credit cards on file will protect from lost income. Online scheduling and booking pairs seamlessly with the Inspire appointment scheduler and your client’s device, Outlook, or Google calendar. Boost retail sales by offering gift cards in your personalized online store.
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Client Management

  • Keep all client info in one place with Client Cards to effectively manage client relationships. Quickly recall past appointments and purchases, service notes, preferences, and loyalty rewards. Review upcoming appointments and communication history. Protect your salon’s interests with controls for access to client data.
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Check Out

  • Keep things moving at your hair salon welcome desk with our speedy check out. This POS feature provides fast customer checkout using “Favorites” for your most popular products and services; has customizable products for easy identification; applies promo discounts; and it accepts cash, credit, gift cards, and loyalty points.

Reporting & Analytics

  • Inspire is the best salon software to help you run your business while also driving business strategy and growth. It offers robust reporting software that is user-friendly and comprehensible. Access over 75 reports—or build customized reports—to monitor sales, client retention, and overall business performance. Transactional, client, and compensation data can be analyzed with the ability to set goals and track performance in real time using a dashboard.

Inventory Management

  • Managing your salon inventory is easier than ever with the right salon software platform. Inspire inventory management utilizes software automation to streamline your inventory processes, ensuring you always have an accurate count of stock on hand. And it allows salon managers and owners to create a system that easily manages purchase orders and notifies you when it’s time to restock supplies for salon use and retail sales.

What Our Clients Are Saying About STX Salon Software

Inspire by STX is the software for salons that is frequently praised by industry experts for its innovation and ease-of-use.

“We love everything about Inspire and Inspire is brilliant. Our team members started to tell their clients about coming to the salon three weeks before we opened. I received a flood of inquiries that I could not have imagined! I was able to book appointments from anywhere I had internet connection.” -Mark DeBolt, Mark Ryan Salon, Manhattan

Our clients often tell us that Inspire is the most intuitive and progressive software for beauty industry businesses that they’ve ever used. Not only does it help them run their business with impressive ease and efficiency, it provides them with a solid understanding of the state of their business at any moment in time, or over time. So they can make confident, informed business decisions.

That’s what continues to drive us: making sure that Inspire evolves to always meet your needs and be the top salon software solution for businesses of all sizes.

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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Jen Planck

Salon Software Frequently Asked Questions

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

The best salon software will be backed by industry professionals who truly understand the needs of today’s modern salons. Inspire by STX was created by successful hair stylists and salon owners and is the software solution of choice for top salons around the nation.

A booking system for hair salons will range in price depending on the number of features you opt for. Inspire by STX has multiple monthly packages to choose from, giving you the flexibility to select the one that best fits your salon’s needs.

Look beyond booking and scheduling. Choose an all-in-one salon software like Inspire by STX to help you manage every aspect of your business—from appointment, staff, and client management to marketing, inventory, payment processing and more.

In addition to our unrivaled customer support, we also offer an extensive library of on-demand tutorials, step-by-step articles, and more to help you dig in and learn everything you need and want to know about your new program!

Yes! Salon employees can use the Worker App to book and manage appointments, create service notes and manage client cards, check in/check out clients, scan product barcodes with their camera, view the dashboard and track their goals. Salon customers can use the Welcome App to book appointments online, access their visit history, rebook services from previous appointments, and check in for their appointments.

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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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