June 13, 2013
Salon owners who can master the art of entrepreneurship can stay profitable in any economy, according to the new book The A-List Salon: Insider Secrets of How Profitable Salons Wow Their Clients Every Day by Veronica Woods.
Keywords: books customer service
June 13, 2013
In her book The 12 Secrets of Highly Successful Women, author and business coach Gail McMeekin discusses how being an effective leader can help employees stay motivated and maximize efficiency.
Keywords: staff management
June 12, 2013
An online marketplace for graphic design, 99designs uses “crowd-sourcing” to get your graphic design needs met, whether it’s a logo, website design, or branded T-shirt.
June 6, 2013
Season 2 of L.A. Hair welcomes nail tech Naja Rickette to the boisterous mix at celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble's Los Angeles salon. Catch the season premiere June 6 at 10 p.m. on WeTV.
Keywords: celebrities celebrity nail techs consumer press
June 5, 2013
Author, entrepreneur, and media mogul Arianna Huffington will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 PBA Business Forum held during PBA Beauty Week.
Keywords: networking event PBA Professional Beauty Association
June 2, 2013
Merchant cash advances are easier to get than traditional bank loans. Advantages include quick funding and a repayment schedule that is tied to the salon’s cash flow.
May 29, 2013
U.K.-based salon Polish Nail & Beauty is turning heads with free-hand nail art, a steady flow of industry awards, and brand involvement.
Keywords: handpainted nail art salon decor/design salon profiles
May 28, 2013
You hired her, trained her, helped fill her book, and now she’s leaving the salon. What will you tell the clients?
Keywords: client issues client relationships hiring nail technicians nail technician team-building
May 28, 2013
Square offers “Business in a Box,” which contains all the hardware to run a business in one convenient and affordable package.
Keywords: credit cards smartphone apps
May 13, 2013
Have you been telling your students about opportunities for licensed nail techs at Walgreens and Sephora? If not, you should be.
Keywords: finding a job job choices salon chains
April 29, 2013
Discharging an associate, particularly one who has been with you for some time, will always be stressful for both you and her. Be certain to go about it methodically and with forethought.
April 18, 2013
Last year saw the re-launch of the African American Manicurists Association.
April 15, 2013
TextUs.Biz is an app for PC, Mac, or iPad that allows the salon to use its existing landline telephone number to text messages back and forth with customers.
Keywords: receptionist smartphone apps
April 12, 2013
DOT — Data. Organizing. Tracking. That’s the acronym behind the Dot Organizer created by nail tech Colleen VanDurme of Premiere Salon in Dansville, N.Y.
Keywords: nail tech inventions organization organizing supplies
March 18, 2013
It’s almost time to pay the taxman. If you haven’t filed your returns, don’t fret. These tips can help ease the pain.
Keywords: income taxes