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Salon Iris at the 2014 International Beauty Show NYC

Posted on March 8th, by Brian in Industry News, Uncategorized. No Comments

The 2014 International Beauty Show, in New York City, opens tomorrow at 9:30 AM. Registration and check in open at 8:30 AM, so be sure to get there early to beat the crowds.

At the show, don’t forget to visit the Salon Iris booth #2575 to see the latest from Salon Iris and to enter to win a copy of Salon Iris Version 10 Professional Edition.

Here is a link to the IBS New York website with tons of helpful information for attendees.

Why Salon’s love Salon Iris Software

Posted on January 15th, by Brian in Social Media. No Comments

Recently, we traveled to New York City to meet up with Gemini 14 Salon to see why they love Salon Iris software. Check out what they had to say…

Gemini 14 Salon


We hope you enjoyed the videos.

Salon Iris Wins Beauty Launchpad’s Reader’s Choice Award

Posted on December 9th, by Brian in Industry News. No Comments

Salon Iris & Beauty Launchpad Reader’s Choice Awards

2013 has been a big year for Salon Iris, from the launch of  Version 10 and the Cloud edition in January to the new Remote Access in May. We can now add Reader’s Choice Award winner to our list of highlights in 2013. Salon Iris has been named a winner of Beauty Launchpad’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Award for best software system.

Beauty Launchpad, a national publication, has a circulation of over 65,000, and an estimated readership of 240,000.The magazine is a favorite of mid and high-end salon owners, stylists, top national product distributors, and Intercoiffure members;  the esteemed nature of the magazine makes winning the award even more meaningful. The readers of the magazine voted Salon Iris as a winner, and we thank them for their support. Salon Iris is a perennial favorite of … Read More »

Halloween 2013 Wrapped Up

Posted on November 1st, by iris in Fun Friday, Social Media. No Comments

As Halloween parties continue through the weekend and kids count their candy, we wanted to share some of the best stats from Halloween 2013.

Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.


Pinterest Just Got Better for Businesses

Posted on September 25th, by Brian in Business Building, Business Tools, Marketing, Social Media. No Comments

Last Thursday, Pinterest announced that they are launching a new feature for advertisers, promoted pins. While in theory, promoted pins will be nearly identical to Facebook’s promoted posts, Pinterest promises these pins will not be glorified banner ads or spam. The intention is to build on Pinterest’s social sharing foundation, but feature promoted pins tailored to users’ favorite boards and interests.

Ben Silbermann, CEO & Co-Founder of Pinterest commented,

[tboot_well width="75%"]For our first test, we’ll promote a few pins in search results and category feeds. For example, a pin for a Darth Vader outfit from a costume shop might be promoted in a search for “halloween.” Nobody’s paying for anything yet—we want to see how things go and, more than anything, hear what you think.[/tboot_well]


It is well-known that Pinterest has some of the highest levels of user engagement on the internet and that … Read More »

DaySmart Among Nation’s Fastest Growing Companies

Posted on August 23rd, by Brian in Industry News. No Comments

DaySmart Software, the maker of Salon Iris, 123Pet, Orchid & InkBook, is proud to announce that they have been recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in America for the third year in a row.

Inc. magazine is a leading business periodical that focuses on small business and entrepreneurs. Their Inc. 500|5000 yearly publication reports on the best and fastest growing private companies in the nation. Former honorees include technological giants; Microsoft, Oracle and Intuit. DaySmart is pleased to be following in the footsteps of these business elites.

 “2012 was a great year at DaySmart, but I feel that our best years are still to come. We’ve launched several new products in 2013, including our cloud-based software platform and next generation mobile apps. It’s an exciting time to be in the tech industry and from here, the … Read More »