GramercyOne, developer of the SpaBooker web-based software, has today announced a partnership with top industry consultant, Lisa Starr. Lisa will become Community Ambassador and will generate and publish industry dialogue and advice, provide coverage of trade events and conferences, and run a free monthly educational webinar, under the GOtalk name, which will be open to clients and non-clients alike.
Lisa Starr has over 30 years’ experience as consultant, writer and educator in the spa & beauty industry. Lisa also works with Wynne Business, a leading spa consulting and education company, facilitating their highly-acclaimed Spa Directors training. Her expertise includes business operations and finances, sales and marketing, inventory management, human resource development, and business process improvement. Lisa is a prominent speaker on the trade show circuit and frequent contributor to industry publications.
James Bremner, Vice President, Marketing, GramercyOne said: "Lisa is extremely well known and respected in the industry and will bring an exciting new educational angle to our clients, both relating to business best practices and technology. Initially the Webinars and content will be available to anyone, cost-free. The partnership is part of our ongoing commitment to provide the very best in support and training to our clients."
Lisa Starr said: "I am excited to be teaming up with GramercyOne, who show great vision and a genuine care for the industry. I believe that the combination of their proven, innovative software and my experience and knowledge will bring real value to owners, managers and anyone wishing to grow their business and service standards in the spa, salon, hospitality and fitness industries."
The first GOtalk webinar titled “Compensation Crackdown” will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. Only the first 100 attendees to register via https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/377166470 will be admitted.
Note to editors: GramercyOne is NYC based and develops web-based business management and marketing software serving spa, salon, fitness, integrated health & medical practices, hospitality, and activity-based businesses. The suite of Booker brands features real-time mobile and online booking, hosted point-of-sale, mobile payment processing, robust inventory management, CRM, and integrated social media marketing.