Thank You for Everything
  • February 16, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

Hello again! It has been a while since the last blog and for that I apologize. I recently found myself flying to Texas to see my Dad who was admitted to the hospital. And then I

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Tech-to-Tech: Do You Place Blame or Find Solutions?
  • January 31, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

When someone comes into the salon and has issues with their nails not wearing as they should, is your first instinct to look for blame or access the damages and hunt for solutions? So often I

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Keywords: tech-to-tech sharing   troubleshooting  
It's Beauty Show Season!
  • January 26, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

How is your marketing plan for the year looking? I’m on April/May and trying to decide if I want to go the Mother’s day route, do a social media special, or somehow combine the two. What

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Keywords: business building   continuing education   tech-to-tech sharing  
Concepting New Nail Styles
  • January 20, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

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Keywords: continuing education   nail art   tech-to-tech sharing  
Get Clients to Bring in Polish Bottles for $1 Off
  • January 17, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

How did the marketing thoughts go over the weekend? I think I have my polish promotion put together and plan to implement it this week through February instead of a Valentine’s Day special. Nothing wrong with

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Keywords: business building   tech-to-tech sharing  
What Are Your Marketing Plans?
  • January 13, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

Have you started mapping out your year for marketing yet? I’m working on mine and trying to decide if I want to do things seasonally, quarterly, or bi-monthly. I’m leaning toward bi-monthly and creating my own

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Keywords: business building   tech-to-tech sharing  
Make Your Own Nail Decals!
  • January 12, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

How is your year going so far? Got that retail area spruced up and plans for making the restroom seem like a part of the salon instead of a convenient store stop? Have you seen anything

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Keywords: gels   nail art  
Info About Nail Art Stamping Systems
  • January 10, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

There have been lots of questions about the Konad stamping system (and others). Since I do not use it and wanted to answer your questions, I sent out an SOS and got some great videos and

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Keywords: nail art  
Keep Track of Your Clients!
  • January 5, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

Do you keep client records? Do you keep them on everyone? With a new year beginning, what a great time to implement some great habits. I went into a salon recently to purchase a gift certificate

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Keywords: business building  
A Time for Gratitude
  • December 30, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

As 2011 comes to a close, I hope that the good things about your year outweigh the bad. It seems to me like the perfect time to say thank you for the great things, move on

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Today’s Buzzword Is Branding
  • December 30, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Are you making plans for 2012 yet? Hopefully somewhere in the haze of holiday services your marketing wheels have been spinning. I plan to hit you with different ideas throughout January as well as asking for

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Keywords: business building  
Repurposing Furnishings for the Salon
  • December 27, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

As nail professionals, we are usually crafty or creative when it comes to nails. An extension of our creativity sometimes occurs in salon furnishings as well. When a nail table is too flimsy or does not

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Keywords: salon decor/design  
The Latest Social Media Tool: The QR Code
  • December 22, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Have you noticed we live in a digital age? People want to do everything from their smart phones and they want to do it now. Enter stage left the QR code. A QR code is a

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Keywords: business building   social media  
Any Mood Killers in Your Decor?
  • December 21, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Is your salon an extension of your personality? Did you go with a certain type of theme or a random color scheme?  Lately it seems like I have been visiting some very clever and cute salons.

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Keywords: salon decor/design  
Talking to an OPI Educator about GelColor
  • December 15, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

There have been lots of requests in my e-mail and on my Facebook for more information on the new OPI GelColor. Since you could probably tuck what I know about OPI in a thimble it seemed

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Keywords: gels   tech-to-tech sharing   troubleshooting  

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