HAPPYTANS PODCAST INTERVIEW EPISODE 8 – LAUREN BIDLOCK
Interview by Grant Kantsios from happytans | www.happytans.com
“Our goal is to help you start and grow your own sunless tanning business. I am bringing in some successful business owners within the industry so they can tell you firsthand what they’ve been through to get their business to where it is today. It’s a lot of hard work and a lot of effort but it is possible. I hope you can find some information and inspiration that can help you grow your own business!
If you have any questions for me you can reach me at; firstname.lastname@example.org and I will be happy to help you.”
TAKING RISKS WITH LAUREN BIDLOCK
In this episode Lauren tells us about running her successful sunless tanning business in Alberta, Canada.
Lauren Bidlock owns Glitz Spray Tanning in Alberta, Canada.
She shares her personal experience and knowledge about the industry, what it takes to run a strong, unique operation, and provides tangible tips throughout to help you improve your business immediately.
0:51 – Greetings from Canada; Meet Lauren!
2:01 – Seasonal entrepreneurial lows
2:45 – Lauren’s risk taking led to her top entrepreneurial moment
4:18 – Tips on Customization; “…make it look like it’s yours, so it doesn’t look like anybody else’s, to stand out”
6:36 – Impact of business growth on a day-to-day basis
8:43 – Greatest business decision
12:28 – Ways to save money!
13:53 – Solution and Equipment
15:06 – Education experience and Canada-specific Certification; Ask, ask, ask!
17:44 – Canadian challenges in the Sunless Tanning Business
18:51 – Note to Self; “Be open to new things, trying new things…[don’t] be scared to step out of your comfort zone”