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Deb M., Polish Addict
  • February 15, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

As we establish regular clients, Deb M., who followed us to Polish Salon, has become what we call our fourth partner! She arrives for her appointment and just seems to be part of the team, always

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Keywords: clients   networking  
Visitors
  • August 21, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

It’s been nice that everyone knows I opened a salon with Kim and Natalie after all these years -- thanks to this NAILS Magazine blog of course. Juli Miller and Diane Self from INM and Elsbeth

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Keywords: clients   networking   public relations  
One Month Later
  • July 19, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

It has been one month since the Premiere Orlando show, and I am still buzzing off of the information I received, overheard, and conversations I purposely listened in on. Here is my disclaimer: not all of

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Keywords: networking  
Back from Premiere to a Salon Full of Clients
  • June 14, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I attended the Premiere Show in Orlando and had some travel commitments for the rest of the week, so I was out of the salon for an entire week. (The photo is of me on the

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Keywords: clients   networking   salon decor/design  
Powerful Networking
  • May 29, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Well, it’s the three of us now: Natalie officially left the other salon a bit earlier than we expected. Although she was emotionally ready, losing the small income she did have from the other salon will

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Keywords: clients   networking  
To Rent or Own?
  • February 22, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

February has been a crazy month, and some new business prospects are landing on my plateJust to recap, I work out of an office space in a busy shopping center that is host to other small

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Keywords: clients   networking   staff training  
Show Recap
  • October 3, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I am kind of disappointed that September is over. Financially, it was one of the best months I have ever had. I am not sure what I did differently last month, but it worked! I kicked

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Keywords: networking  
Alica: Network, Budget, and Never Give Up in Opening a Nail Salon
  • September 12, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Editor's Note: Congratulations to Alica for successfully making it through her first year as a new salon owner! You can read all of Alica's posts by clicking on the Alica tag at the left column of

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Keywords: networking   salon decor/design  
Year in Review: Marketing/Promotions/Advertising
  • September 6, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

It's time to review all of Tickled Pink's marketing, promotions, and advertising efforts over the last 12 months. This is something every company should do on a regular basis. You need to know what is working

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Keywords: marketing/promotions   networking   public relations   salon services  
Countdown to Premiere Birmingham
  • September 1, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

The countdown starts for the Premiere Birmingham trade show on September 17. Joii and I are going down the Saturday before and plan to attend on Sunday. I am so excited to attend some of the

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Keywords: marketing/promotions   networking   public relations  
IBS Las Vegas
  • July 15, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

In June, I attended IBS Las Vegas. In the past, I've always worked behind a booth, so this was a new experience for me. Being in Vegas without any schedule to follow, or responsibilities, was an

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Keywords: networking  
Upgrades: Do-It-Yourself Episode!
  • May 13, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I've spent a lot of time making upgrades to the salon. It's funny what a few do-it-yourself projects around the salon can change. I am huge fan of HGTV, and I'm always looking for ideas and

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Keywords: marketing/promotions   networking   salon decor/design  
Out With the Old, In with the New
  • April 27, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This week around the studio I have really been focusing on changing things up by adding some new things. I have been working on making the outside more appealing by redoing some of the flowerbeds that

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Keywords: networking   retailing  
Got Polish?
  • April 15, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

My schedule has been so busy. I've had new clients to spoil, and I've been busy pampering the clients I've seen for years. I always feel like I can’t tell them enough how grateful I am

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Keywords: clients   networking   public relations   salon services  
Learning and Growing
  • April 7, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I am so excited that Spring has finally arrived! With Spring comes the hope of new growth, and my business has certainly been a reflection of that. My business is primarily expanded through word of mouth.

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Keywords: networking   salon services  
Natural Nail Care, Go For It!
  • March 31, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

So I've weighed my options and come to a business decision. We are going natural. I've chosen to start only doing natural nail care. What made me come to this decision? A number of things:1. Since

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Keywords: clients   marketing/promotions   networking   salon services  
New Facebook Page and Other Salon Marketing Strategies
  • March 29, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

These last few weeks I've focused on getting new promotional materials done for my business and getting my name out into the general public. My website has been fully updated, and I have a new Facebook

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Keywords: clients   marketing/promotions   networking   salon services  
Hiring a Marketing Firm
  • March 16, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I have hired a marketing company, Proprietor's Market, to represent the salon and do outreach marketing for me. We are working together to build on the brand that I've already started with. Proprietor's Market is a

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Keywords: clients   marketing/promotions   networking   staff training  
Q & A: Co-Marketing with Other Businesses
  • March 15, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I just wanted to know how you set up appointments with other businesses to market yours. I have put in paper specials, coupons, and fliers for my salon. Thank you.DottyHi Dotty,When I come across a business

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Keywords: marketing/promotions   networking   Q&A  
Princess Spa Parties a Hit
  • March 3, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

January and February have been extremely slow months for us. Being sick for most of January and February, I saw how important it is to have techs working for me who are reliable and able to

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Keywords: clients   marketing/promotions   networking   public relations  
Journal for Success
  • January 18, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Last week the weather changed all of my plans (and everyone else’s in the state of Georgia). We were hit with a snow and ice storm that had everyone homebound for at least three days. (Some people

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Keywords: clients   marketing/promotions   networking  
Happy Business New Year!
  • January 6, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Happy New Year everyone! I am so excited about the business success that comes with a new year. I have taken the time to sit down and write down my plans for 2011.1. Plan an event

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Keywords: marketing/promotions   networking  
Networking Campaign
  • December 7, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

I am so excited — I’ve made a lot of business progress. After researching ideas, I discovered that existing nail tech networking groups were either a little expensive or out of my area. So I decided

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Keywords: marketing/promotions   networking  
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