April 8, 2011
Owners give their statements about the benefits of Regal Nails Franchises.
Keywords: business Charlie Ton Regal Nails
March 25, 2011
It’s savvy to make the effort to cultivate relationships with your salon’s business neighbors. That can mean literally the store on the other side of the wall or it can mean the retail boutique two miles down the road that targets a similar demographic as your business.
Keywords: business building coaching marketing/promotions networking On My Mind
March 20, 2011
Keywords: business money taxes
As the April filing date nears, it’s time to double-check deductions and start planning for next year. Whether you are a one-station booth renter or a salon with multiple locations, you will want to make the most of every advantage the tax laws allow.
March 17, 2011
Plug a little plastic cube into the audio jack of your phone and you can use it to accept credit cards. Square (www.squareup.com) is a smartphone app that enables anyone to accept payment cards.
Keywords: business business tools money smartphone apps smartphones
March 7, 2011
I've been thinking a lot about loyalty lately. Specifically, what makes clients loyal to certain salons or certain nail techs. Are you creating client loyalty?
Keywords: client relationships customer service Hannah Lee On My Mind
February 28, 2011
When an increase in service pricing is based upon pre-designated standards, techs can make the move with confidence instead of concern — regardless of the economy.
Keywords: give yourself a raise income service pricing
February 25, 2011
If you allow clients to pay with credit cards at your salon, there are some things you need to be aware of to protect yourself from becoming involved in a credit card fraud scam.
Keywords: business crime
February 22, 2011
CEO of Cuccio Naturalé and Star Nail Tony Cuccio, along with Elaine Watson, vp of marketing and sales, sat in with Nail Talk Radio's Athena Elliott and special guest host Millie Morgan Haynam on January 30th, 2011. The discussion covered the history of the nail industry and where it is headed, as well as advice on how techs can further their skills and business to continued success.
Keywords: business ISSE Show Tony Cuccio
February 1, 2011
This appointment scheduling software can be added to your website to give clients the ability to schedule their own appointments online, 24/7.
Keywords: client scheduling salon software websites to watch
January 31, 2011
Tamara Jercha offers the following tips to help improve employer/employee relations, increase productivity, and decrease employee turnover.
Keywords: employee issues staff management
January 25, 2011
A provider of web-based bookkeeping and accounting services, Bookkeeping Infusion has designed a system for salons and spas that is scalable to meet the needs of any size business.
January 18, 2011
Tony Cuccio, President and CEO of Star Nail International and Cuccio Naturale, talks about Star Nail's new Eco Soak Off Gel. The fastest soak off UV gel in the industry, this gel takes only three (3) minutes to cure and five (5) minutes to soak off. Available in a variety of colors, Eco Soak Off Gel strengthens natural nails, never separates at the free edge and never lifts. Clear, never yellowing, the gel dries instantly with UV light and fills and smooths uneven ridges. Plus no rubbery finish! Learn more at http://www.starnail.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=23
Keywords: Cuccio Naturale soak-off gels Star Nail Products Tony Cuccio
January 13, 2011
Editor Hannah Lee discusses the magazine's new website.
Keywords: NAILS Magazine On My Mind websites
January 1, 2011
New salon owners, competitors, students, coaches, and a few opinionated veteran techs; we let these reader voices shine through every week online. And they have a lot to say. If you aren’t already following these blogs, bookmark them right away.
Keywords: blogs coaching competitions Maggie Franklin opening a new salon
January 1, 2011
Let's face it, there seems to be a nail salon on every corner and some in between. So what's a salon owner or nail tech to do to build her business these days? How about networking with other local businesses?
Keywords: business building career handbook networking newbie