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Med-spa Franchises: A New Frontier for Salon Owners

September 1, 2006  | Article

Salon owners seeking to expand their service offerings might want to look outside the nail care industry. Medical spas are on the rise, but the financial stakes are high and the issues complex. Franchisors offer experience and support that can smooth the way to ownership.

Keywords: business   medical pedicures   medispa services  

VIP Programs: Keep Clients Coming Back

August 1, 2006  | Article

To reward good customers and increase client loyalty, some salons are implementing VIP programs where members pay a yearly fee in exchange for special privileges. A well-implemented VIP program will increase your salon’s bottom line as well.

Keywords: customer service   loyalty programs   marketing/promotions  

Ten Ways to Keep the Client Experience Fresh

August 1, 2006  | Article

Don't let a visit to your salon feel stale. Liven it up with these 10 fresh ideas.

Keywords: customer service  

Dear Shari Talks About Making Money With Natural Nails

July 1, 2006  | Article

In her “Dear Shari” column, veteran nail tech Shari Finger—owner of Finger’s Nail Studio in W. Dundee, III.—fields reader questions in the areas of salon management and workplace politics. 

Keywords: Dear Shari   natural nail care   Shari Finger  

What’s your Power Quotient?

July 1, 2006  | Article

Take this self-quiz to determine you PQ - you power quotient. Learn to increase your power by taking part in this exercise. Your answer mat reveal where you’re making the most of your opportunities and where you’re letting them slip.

Keywords: quiz  

Discount Spa Site Surveys the State of the Spa

July 1, 2006  | Article

Of  the women who’ve indulged, 88% think spas are too expensive and 69% perceive them as primarily for the wealthy.

Keywords: communicating with customers   industry research   spas  

The Power of Words: Transform Common Salon Language from Standard to Standout

July 1, 2006  | Article

Tweaking common salon-speak to communicate clearly and creatively is a simple, savvy way to distinguish your salon from the masses. Here, we show you how to pump up common phrases and words in your marketing and promotional materials to make them more powerful.

Keywords: client retention   customer service   holiday products   promoting your services  

Where Is the REAL Power in the Nail Industry?

July 1, 2006  | Article

You can use your power for the benefit of the industry or you can squander it if  you let others talk for you. You DO have power. Discover it and use it wisely.

Keywords: self-esteem   state licensing   Vietnamese salon industry  

Unleash The Power of Your Team

July 1, 2006  | Article

By developing and supporting the inner power of each member, salon owners can double as cheerleaders to develop an unstoppable salon team. From the moment they are hired, it’s your job to give team members the tools they need to excel and prosper.

Keywords: coaching   finding/retaining staff   owner issues   team-building  

The Road Less Traveled - Marketers Selling in Alternative Ways

June 1, 2006  | Article

With consolidation of distributors comes consolidation of the nail lines they choose to carry. Today, nail manufacturers are finding themselves looking for non-traditional avenues to get their products to potential clients. 

Keywords: Backscratchers   distribution   Estelina's   Galaxy Nail Products   Kym Lee  

Nail Services Go Mobile

June 1, 2006  | Article

More and more, nail technicians and salons are eschewing tradition and going to clients instead of the other way around. We’ve spotlighted some mobile salon services to give you an idea of what life on the road is like — and you might be surprised to find it’s not all that different from working in a salon.

Keywords: mobile salons   state licensing  

12 Common Inspection Violations

June 1, 2006  | Article

Having an inspector show up at your salon can be a stress-inducing event, especially if the salon isn’t as clean as it can be and if the employees are not following the rules and regulations of their respective states. We asked former and current state board officials to tell us some of the most common salon inspection violations inspectors find when they visit salons.

Keywords: implement disinfection   legislation   pedicure safety   salon sanitation   unlicensed salons  

Insuring Your Salon's Future

June 1, 2006  | Article

Nobody likes to think of worst-case scenarios — like coming face to face with a lawsuit. But in the real world, things do go wrong, and nail salons are at risk of being named in a customer’s lawsuit. Unless you can afford to lose your salon and all that you’ve worked hard for, you can’t afford to be without professional liability insurance.

Keywords: business tools   insurance   salon furnishings  

Are Nails-Only Salons Becoming Extinct?

May 1, 2006  | Article

Some in the beauty industry think nails-only salons will continue to thrive, while others feel this may be a sign of new things to come.

Keywords: dana caruso   nails only salons   Star Nail Products   Tony Cuccio  

Team Meetings That Get the Job Done

April 1, 2006  | Article

As an owner, you may feel overwhelmed by the thought of team meetings and see them as one more thing to do in your busy schedule. But it is important to have structured team meetings and “plan and review” sessions.

Keywords: meetings   staff management  

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