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  
What Can Your Nail Glue Do For You?
  • December 14, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

When Elmer’s Glue won't do, it’s nail adhesive to the rescue! Working on a craft project with my son, we found some parts of the project that just would not stay stuck with the glue that

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Keywords: tech-to-tech sharing  
Creating Nail Fashion for Your Clients
  • December 7, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Have you ever noticed that some people have weird preconceived notions about nail art? Some act like it is for a certain age group or “type” of person. To me nail art is simply art done

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Keywords: nail art   tech-to-tech sharing  
How Do You Go Above and Beyond?
  • December 2, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Are there any special things out of the ordinary that you do for your clients? There are things we should all do that fall into the realm of good customer service, but I’m looking for that

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Keywords: business building   tech-to-tech sharing  
Take a Survey for a Chance to Win Shellac!
  • December 1, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Would any of you nail professionals out there be interested in winning a FREE UV lamp and Shellac Salon Rack from CND simply by taking a quick survey about nail polish? I thought you might be.

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Keywords: gels   tech-to-tech sharing  
Quick Foil Application in Shellac Video
  • November 23, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

 What is your favorite thing about holidays? Food, family, time off? I tend to love the more adventurous spirit that clients seem to have toward their nails. It makes every day in the salon so much

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Keywords: gels   nail art  
Take a Walk on the Wild Side with Jungle Nail Art
  • November 23, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

 Sometimes a girl just feels the need to walk on the wild side and one way to do that is animal print nails. They are such an easy and versatile design that can be interpreted in

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Keywords: gels   nail art  
A Good Analogy for UV Lamps
  • November 18, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

With all the discussion about UV lamps and now LED lamps Doug Schoon left a post on my page recently that made so much sense I knew it needed to be shared!“Finding a lamp with high

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Keywords: gels   troubleshooting  
Marketing Webinar Next Monday
  • November 17, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

If you ever listen to Nail Talk Radio on Monday nights, then you are familiar with the amazing marketing tips that Mille Morgan Haynam dispenses on a regular basis. I have a lot of respect for

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Keywords: business building   tech-to-tech sharing  

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