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Are You Sure You’re Insured?

November 1, 2004  | Article

As a salon owner, why wouldn’t you protect your business assets — including your employees? While insurance can be a less-than-thrilling topic, getting educated, getting quoted, and getting covered will pay off in the long run. Booth renters, the same holds true for you.

Keywords: insurance  

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

October 1, 2004  | Article

When hiring a new potential booth renter, you want to make sure that they're a proper fit. But you also want to ensure that what you're asking isn't inappropriate. 

Keywords: booth rental   hiring nail technicians  

Is the Mid-Level Salon Extinct?

September 1, 2004  | Article

No, it’s alive and well. The demise of the mid-level salon has been greatly exaggerated. In fact, these salons can be regarded as the bread and butter of the nail industry. We talked to several salon owners and industry experts to get their take on this industry trend.

Keywords: discount salons  

Salon, Suite Salon

August 1, 2004  | Article

Faced with the prohibitive costs of starting a business mixed with a desire for independence, some nail techs are turning to salon suites. These so-called “beauty malls” offer upwardly mobile techs a stepping stone between employee and salon owner.

Keywords: alternative careers   marketing/promotions   opening a new salon   salon suites  

Note to Spa Owners: Nails Rock

July 1, 2004  | Article

There’s a perception among certain salon and spa owners that nail services are low-end, unprofitable, “unspa-like,” and just plain smelly. The reality is, if you are ignoring nail services in your establishment you are paying for it in your bottom line.

Keywords: business  

Are National Licensing Standards a Good Idea?

May 1, 2004  | Article

The idea of setting national licensing standards for nail techs is a big topic and not something everyone will agree upon.

Keywords: national licensing  

A Decade of Debbie

May 1, 2004  | Article

In July 1994, NAILS’ Internet correspondent Debbie Doerrlamm launched the nail industry in to the computer age by creating a message board for nail techs on America Online.

Keywords: BeautyTech.com   email marketing   online networking  

We Owe it All to Mom

May 1, 2004  | Article

Our mothers were our first teachers and quite often our best teachers.

Spell It Out:Developing Your Salon Training Manual

May 1, 2004  | Article

Creating a salon training manual may be just what you need to reorganize your business and elevate your team to a new level of professionalism. Although creating and implementing a service manual takes time and energy, the end results are well worth the effort.

Keywords: customer service   opening a new salon   staff management  

If I had $10,000...

April 1, 2004  | Article

For $10,000 you could get 4,000 bottles of nail polish, 22,000 nail files, 3,000 oz. of acrylic powder, or 250,000 nail tips. We polled a group of NAILS readers to find out how---if offered the chance---they would spend $10,000 to improve their businesses. With answers as varied as nail techs themselves, read on to hear how your colleagues would spend their money if it happened to fall in their laps.

Who Owns the Client?

April 1, 2004  | Article

The question of who “owns” the client — the nail tech or the salon owner — is a tricky and emotional one, and in some cases, a legal question. Issues such as access to client records, who pays for advertising, and non-compete clauses only complicate matters further.

Keywords: booth rental   customer service   independent contractors  

The Ins & Outs Of Front Desk Etiquette

February 1, 2004  | Article

Keywords: client records   client retention   gift certificates   receptionist  

Make a Wish: Nail Techs Tell Us Their Hopes for the New Year

January 1, 2004  | Article

We called nail techs and salon owners around the country to find out what’s on their wish list for the nail industry. From better education to an improved economy, here is what some nail technicians are hoping to see in 2004.

Keywords: continuing education   professional image   professionalism   state licensing  

As I See It: Celebrate Regional Differences

January 1, 2004  | Article

Keywords: As I See It   European Touch   international   Japan   Japanese nail industry  

4 Assistant Programs: Four Salons Do It Their Way

January 1, 2004  | Article

Looking for a sure-fire formula to make an assistant program pay in your salon? Four salon owners prove it’s as simple as meeting everyone’s needs — yours, theirs, and the salon’s.

Keywords: customer service   finding a job   finding/retaining staff   nail tech assistants  

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