Are You Networking?
  • October 14, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

How important is networking? There are so many opportunities to be in involved in the nail community outside the bubble around your table! I was so impressed with the power of industry networking last week in

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Keywords: business building   continuing education   social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
Turtle Nails For Hawaii
  • October 13, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Do you recall my past musings about turtle nails? I tend to forever be on the hunt for designs that make me smile and show or hint at turtles in some way. For last week’s trip

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Keywords: gels   nail art  
Is Facebook Useful or a Distraction?
  • October 3, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Do you listen to Nail Talk Radio? I try to tune in when I am in the position to do so, my favorite is when I can listen AND be in the chat room :o) This

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Keywords: social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
Do You Think Beyond Pink?
  • September 30, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Do you feel a little pinked out some Octobers? It seems like every company in the industry has jumped on the pink bandwagon and while it is a very worthy cause there are other things out

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Keywords: tech-to-tech sharing  
Do You Want to Do the Cover Nails for a Book?
  • September 29, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Ever think about doing the nails, design, or imaging for a book cover? Here is a chance for you! Trish Rock is an award-winning nail artist who works with the nail industry by mentoring nail technicians

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Keywords: business building   social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
I Love Doing Nails!
  • September 28, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

How much do you love doing nails? I love feeling the energy of other people who love doing nails. Doing demos this past weekend nail after nail, I remembered how the excitement with each crowd of

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Keywords: continuing education   tech-to-tech sharing  
Are You Ready for Some Football?
  • September 26, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

With football season back in full swing, I want to know what services you offer to cater to the client who is a fan. Do you have college team specials or NFL tips or toes? What

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Keywords: nail art   tech-to-tech sharing  
Belated Thank You to Our Troops
  • September 20, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Do you think people will ever hear the numbers 9/11 again without cringing a bit? I have a hard time thinking of that day. Whether it seemed to impact you personally back then, it impacts many

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Keywords: tech-to-tech sharing  
LED Nail Lamps -- They Work Well, But Only with Certain Products
  • September 19, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Note from Holly: Have you been wondering what exactly these LED light things are that everyone is talking about all of a sudden and how they differ from a UV lamp like we have become used

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Keywords: gels  
Tech-to-Tech: What do you order for the holidays?
  • September 14, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Have you ordered your holiday retail stash yet?As I’m in between clients today drooling over the fab cucumber pamper pack and limited-time Solar Oil with the special scent CND will have and trying to decide how

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Keywords: retailing   tech-to-tech sharing  
Understanding Your Clients' True Needs
  • September 8, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Note from Holly: Here’s a guest blog from Tanya Sisson. Tanya is an experienced professional in the nail industry. Licensed since 1989, she has been involved in education from the start of her career. Tanya enjoyed

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Keywords: client issues   gels   pedicures   tech-to-tech sharing  
Creating Custom Bridal Toes
  • September 2, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Have you taken the “Who Are You” quiz at cnd.com yet? While it gives you an idea on a nail coating that suits you, it is also a useful tool to help you start the thought

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Keywords: nail art   pedicures  
Do You Have A Nail Friend?
  • September 1, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Do you have a “nail friend”? You know the one person who gets the “industry stuff”? I am fortunate enough to have lots of nail friends, but one whom also happens to be one of my

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Keywords: nail art   tech-to-tech sharing  
Being Proactive: Where Do You Start?
  • August 23, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Hi! How are things going this week? After the blog about being proactive, there were some comments asking for help on figuring out where to start. How about we make a game plan together? The first

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Keywords: business building   tech-to-tech sharing  
Do You Read the Directions?
  • August 19, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Do you ever read the directions on nail products? Maybe a glimpse to be sure you’re using it properly or just full steam ahead because how hard could it really be anyway? Sometimes you can get

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Keywords: client issues   healthy working   troubleshooting  

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