Let's Talk About Interesting Nail Facts!
  • May 6, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Watching Wild Kratts with my son on PBS I heard an interesting bit of trivia: A rattlesnake’s scales are made up of keratin just like fingernails are! What interesting nail tidbits have you learned over the

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Keywords: tech-to-tech sharing  
Blog Feedback Appreciated!
  • April 19, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Today I have some questions for you all!The business-building series of blogs from guests have come to an end. Did you like them? Would you like to see more of them later in the year?I’m headed

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Keywords: social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
Name Holly's Fans by Monday, April 22
  • April 19, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Have you put your vote in for the naming contest yet? I’ve realized a decision date was left off, so I wanted to give you a heads up that it was coming to an end on

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Keywords: social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
Help Holly Name Her Followers!
  • April 11, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

You might like a bit of background story before I introduce this next contest! The story begins at ABS in Chicago during booth set-up. Fellow CND education ambassador Jennifer Harrison was asking me if my Facebook

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Keywords: social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
What to Look for in an E-File, Experts Weight In
  • April 9, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

I sometimes get questions about how to choose an e-file. Not being an e-file user I don’t feel qualified to answer those questions and don’t like leaving questions unanswered! To solve the dilemma I asked three

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Keywords: tech-to-tech sharing   troubleshooting  
For Good Karma, Offer Some Encouragement
  • April 9, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

How’s your karma quota? I don’t think we can ever put out too much good karma. I was browsing through the photos on the 365 Days of Nail Art Blog and noticing that most of the

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Keywords: nail art   social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
Myth Contest Winner Announced
  • April 3, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

I owe you all a winner from the myth contest, thanks for the great suggestions for myths to add to Doug’s list! Erika Gravato, you are the winner of the drawing for the free Doug Schoon’s

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Keywords: tech-to-tech sharing  
What Was Your Favorite Part of ABS Chicago?
  • March 28, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Thank you to everyone that stopped by the CND booth to say hello at ABS in Chicago! It was wonderful to see some of you again, as well as to meet some of you for the

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Keywords: continuing education   social media  
Are You Going to Premiere Orlando? Come Network With Other Nail Techs!
  • March 26, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

If you are going to the Premiere Orlando this year, you can’t miss the Nail Tech Network Social! It is such a great time for networking and seeing a glimpse of what will be at the

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Keywords: continuing education   social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
Buisiness Building: Treat Your Clients Well, But Be Firm
  • March 25, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Jennifer Halfon is an educator for Young Nails. We have met online and I had the privilege of taking one of her art classes when she was in Des Moines. She is a talented and passionate

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Keywords: business building   client issues   tech-to-tech sharing  
10 Common Nail Myths Refuted by Doug Schoon
  • March 21, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Don’t you have a little chuckle to yourself when someone sits down in your chair and starts talking about breathing nails? What other myths have you heard over the years? Doug Schoon addresses common nail myths

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Keywords: acrylics   gels  
What Is Nail Patella Syndrome?
  • March 15, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Sara is a professional I met online who had such an amazing story that I have asked her to share it with you. She is a wonderful inspiration. — Holly As a child, I dreamed of growing

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Keywords: client issues   healthy working  
Business Building: How to Create Freakishly Loyal Clients
  • March 15, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

In the very beginning of my salon career I met a passionate professional who at the time was running the education division for a distributor. She loves every aspect of our business (even nails) and I

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Keywords: business building   social media  
Do You Know What the True Cuticle Is?
  • March 6, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

What and where is cuticle? How sure are you about that? Some are taught in school what real cuticle is and some are not. Then you throw in another group of people who are given inaccurate

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Keywords: natural nail care   troubleshooting  
Get the FingerNailFixer Combo from LaVaque
  • February 28, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

This week’s business building blog is an invitation to step outside your box. Setting limits on what you think you can do, sets limits on your business. Barry LaVaque found that his business specialty could encompass

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Keywords: business building   nail art   retailing   tech-to-tech sharing  

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