Hello GoSalon FAQ’s

Hello GoSalon

What is GoSalon?

GoSalon is a digital platform that allows you to sell all of the products you love to your clients for the internet price.

How does GoSalon work for me?

GoSalon gives you more chances to make money from retail. By connecting your client to a product on the internet. Your client has more choice of products to purchase and for the best value for money. This increases the amount of retail opportunities for your business by over 400% and gives you a 24/7 shop front to earn.

How do I earn money from GoSalon?

GoSalon pays you a commission between 1% and 6% on all of the purchases from the recommendations that your customers complete. This is made possible by the unique tracking id that comes with your GoSalon account.

Why do people love GoSalon?

GoSalon is 100% subscription free and promotes your brand and nobody else’s. Imagine one button on your clients smart phone home screen that they can access you, your retail selection and many other useful tools connected to you. It’s distraction free and you can have peace of mind it’s about you and not your competitors.

1. Free to use and subscription free (no contracts)
2. You can retail the products you love for the same price as the internet.
3. It doesn’t harvest yours or your customers data
4. It’s saves you and your customers time during checkout.
5. It gives you a much broader range of products to recommend.
6. It saves you from having to deal with big deliveries and having the space to store large quantities of products.
7. It gives you peace of mind knowing that you do not have to deal with any postage and packaging.
8. It means you have a shop front that is open 24/7

How does my customer purchase an item from me?

You have your very own branded retail section. Your customer can access from a link that you share with them. It may sit on their phone home screen, or via a scanned QR code in your salon, or even if you share your link in an email or message.

How do I get paid by GoSalon?

Once you refer a total of £25. GoSalon will send you your commission minus our fee of 30%. Into a bank account of your choice.

What does GoSalon do for my business?

GoSalon gives you free hosting of your own web app, free QR codes and has the easiest sign up process ever. We have already done all of the work for you. Plus we will also share with you the best advice our community has to offer. We are evolving, automating and digitising as much of the “paperwork” as possible.

You are giving the easiest and most cost effective way for your customers to purchase retail products from you. Your client will not need to ever buy a product from another retailer again. They trust you for style advice so hopefully they’ll trust your product advice too.

Does this mean I can recommend any brand I want to my clients?

Yes, many salons have loyalty to one or two individual brands. By using GoSalon you immediately open up many more brand options and retail product options.

Is it true you use Amazon affiliates?

Yes we have a system that means you do not have to worry about posting, packaging, or have to do any extra work at all. At the moment we can trust amazon to deliver the products faster and for the best value than anyone else on the internet.
(They also have the best customer services & returns speed of any other merchant in the UK)
For competition sake, We are in the process of adding independent distributors to the platform.

Why don’t you use other retail product distributors?

But we do, GoSalon has other distributors for other exclusive unique products you cannot get anywhere else online. This competition between distributors will help secure a balanced and fair commission structure for users of the GoSalon network.

What can I retail?

Anything you want. GoSalon gives you a broader range of products to recommend to your customers. Using GoSalon means that you never have to purchase the item before selling it on to your client.
By retailing this way GoSalon removes the necessity to pay up front for items that you may NEVER sell. This is the future of retailing. And the future

How does GoSalon know that my customer bought a product from my GoSalon store?

You have a unique link that will tell us every time your customer purchases a product from your GoSalon store. This link gives us details of what was purchased, for how much and the commission that you get?

How do i get my client to keep buying from me and not someone else?

Send your GoSalon link to your clients. By getting your icon, brand, logo onto your customers home screen this makes it easy for them to access your personal GoSalon Get PRODUCT button.
On android handsets a pop up will ask them to “add to home screen” Alternatively you have your own personal QR code which they can scan in the salon and add to their home screen

Can’t i just use my own affiliates?

Absolutely, but be aware, It can takes days weeks and even months to get on board with your local distributor. The cost of paying designers and developers prevents people from doing this. Some affiliates may not even allow you to join if you do not have enough followers on social media. (I know, booooo!)

I already have retail products that I sell to my customers, What is the point of me using GoSalon?

Where do I start?
Passive Income, 24/7 retail, decrease your monthly expenses, spend your cash elsewhere on the business, ensure you maximise the profit from your work, work more efficiently, improve your customer experience, remove the space needed to store products. remove the risk of damage, burglary and product tarnishing.

Do this new way of retail affect my old way of retail?

Remember, If you want to sell the old fashioned way (by purchasing product in big quantities, storing them in your salon. Then try to sell them onto your clients with an extra mark up cost. Be our guest.)

GoSalon increases the amount of sales channels you have. If the client wants to purchase immediately from you they can.
Alternatively, GoSalon gives your customers the option to buy it at a later date with one click. It really is the ultimate in convenience for your customers. With our technology, referring retail to your clients has never been easier. You can use the scan & ship function in less than 12 seconds.

Do i have to download GoSalon from Google Play Store or Apple App Store?

No, GoSalon is a web app and this means that you don’t have to download it from the app store.
(This also means it’s extremely lightweight, works offline and you never have to deal with waiting for updates)

How do i add it to my Apple iphone home screen?

For iPhone

  1. Open your camera & Scan the QR Code
  2. Click the share button
  3. Find add to home screen Button & press it.
  4. Now your GoSalon is on your phone home screen.
Set up GoSalon on iPhone

How do i add it to my Android home screen?

For Android

  1. Open your camera and scan the QR code.
  2. “Add to home screen” prompt should appear at the bottom of your screen.
  3. Click it to add to home screen
add to home screen android

Is there another way to add to my home screen?

Absolutely, you can simply click the link to “your personal GoSalon” space. For example gosalon.gosalon.uk

  1. Click the 3 dots
  2. Click the Add to home screen button

How does my client use my GoSalon?

Simple – while they are sat in your chair. Flash them your QR code. This will quickly send them direct to your page where they can purchase a product that you recommend in one click.

What is the Process? How do I get my own GoSalon button?

We build your site and You get your clients to click through that. You get your own domain for example yourname.gosalon.uk and it’s that site that your clients have on their personal phone home screen.
This way the app works as a concierge for you and your client at the same time. It removes all of the hassle of dealing with pushy product salesman.

TLDR: Is there a shorter summary of all of this?

Commission & Costs

The GoSalon is App is completely free, no sign up costs and no monthly fees. If you do not use it it will never cost you anything. If you do use it, then the model works like so:
Anything you recommend to your customer via your affiliate means you will get a commission of between 1.5% – 6% based on 2 things.
1. What type of product was sold – (personal care items are typically 6%)
2. Whether it was a direct or indirect link click.
(A direct link is buying the product you have on your GoSalon)
(An Indirect link is something that is bought from the distributor that was not listed directly on your GoSalon)
GoSalon only receives a reward if you get value from the transaction.
GoSalon takes a 30% fee of your commission in exchange for the app and other services we provide such as “Get Appointment” & “Get Paid” buttons. (we have discovered a way to take credit card payments for free) see this blog for details
Once you start building your retail commissions you will get paid every month into an account or currency of your choice.

What do I have to do next?

You just have to click here enter your business name and email address. Then you’ll join an exclusive waiting list to get on the GoSalon network.


We believe that those that create value should be rewarded for it.

We understand Salon owners are fed up with competing with the internet on price, so we built a system so that means you don’t have to.

We know it’s cheaper on the internet and so do your customers.
We want to GoSalon to be a genuine asset for your business and not a liability.
We want you to build a passive income without having to do any extra work.
As a hairdresser myself. I know how hard you all work. And it’s time we took back control of our time and space.