How to become a beauty therapist in New Zealand

Would you like to pursue a career in the beauty industry? Find out what you need to know and where you can start your training for a successful and fulfilling future.

Have you ever dreamed of opening up your own beauty salon? Do you enjoy making people happy, looking after them and helping them live a better, healthier life? If you also have an interest in aesthetics, an eye for detail and knowledge of the human body, then why not start a career in the beauty industry?

You don’t necessarily need a qualification, but if you’d like to start up your own business or earn a decent wage in one of the bigger spas or beauty salons, then getting the proper training is essential. There are many ways to become a beauty therapist, and the knowledge, skills and expertise you need will depend on the area you wish to work in.

If you’d like to find out how to become a beauty therapist in New Zealand, please follow the link below to my latest blog post.

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What’s up with Google Ads and the Amazon tax?

Have you heard of the latest changes to Google Ads? And what’s up with the so-called Amazon tax that comes into effect this year? Find out more…

My latest article for Energise Web was a bit challenging. I am only just familiarizing myself with Google Ads, and I had never before heard of an Amazon tax. However, I enjoyed writing this one even more so because it taught me a lot about what’s to come and what to look out for.

The bottom line with the so-called Amazon tax is, that starting this tear, Kiwis will have to start paying GST on goods bought online through international websites such as Amazon, Ebay, Wish and many more.

How it all works, why it could or could not be in your favour and who is going to benefit from this decision most, is what I’ve explained in the following blog post. It also covers changes to Google Ads which will affect businesses residing in New Zealand.

As usual, if there is anything you would like to add or if you have any comments, please throw them in the field provided below.

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Your free travel guide for Queenstown

If you’re planning a trip to Queenstown, but don’t want to waste endless time on putting an itinerary together, why not use a free travel guide? They take all the hassle out of the prepwork.

Did you know that you can let someone else put together the perfect travel itinerary for your next visit to Queenstown – entirely for free? I quite enjoyed writing this blog post for Concierge Queenstown and would love to go on another adventure to the South Island.

You can head over to their website and find out how they work and why it won’t cost you a cent to use their services.

Have you been to Queenstown before? I would love to know what your favourite thing to do has been! Please feel free to share your travel experiences in the comments below.

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Everything you need to know about air-conditioning

One thing I have always enjoyed about being a journalist was that I learned something new every day. For today’s blog I researched everything you need to know about air-conditioning.

I have never personally had one installed in any of the apartments or houses I was renting. So shopping around for the right aircon unit has never been on my to-do list. However, thanks to this blog, I know now everything that you should keep in mind if you plan to install air-conditioning in your home.

Check out the advantages and health benefits of having an aircon (which is usually also a heat pump) and learn more about how to find the perfect aircon unit for your home.

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Business profile: Andrew & Mason Painters

If you’re looking for a painter in the Whangarei, Northland or Auckland area, check out these guys. It’s the first of many business profiles I am currently working on for the Whangarei, Northland and Auckland area.

As part of my contracting work I am writing up a few profiles for various businesses around the Whangarei, Northland and Auckland area. Here is the first of the series.

Andrew & Mason Painters have almost 30 years of experience in the field and can give you a free, no-obligation quote for a range of indoor and outdoor painting jobs. Feel free to check them out for your next project!

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