September 14, 2015
There’s more to online reviews than just a star rating. Studying customer comments can help you determine what you’re doing right and, more importantly, what areas you should focus on for improvement.
September 11, 2015
Everyone has that one client who is demanding, rude, disrespectful, or perpetually late. We’ll give you four techniques to soothe the situation rather than seethe on the inside.
August 13, 2015
In this episode of "What Would You Do?" on the ABC television network, an actor is getting a pedicure at a local nail salon when she starts to make derogatory comments about the Asian woman tending to her feet. Watch how bystanders react when they overhear what she is saying. Note: The video stalls at the 6:44 mark.
Buzzfeed documents men getting their nails done for the very first time.
July 8, 2015
U.K.-based nail tech Leanne Scott specializes in nail tips for the transgender/cross-dressing community.
June 3, 2015
The number of men receiving nail services may be on the decline, but fear not: We’ve got seven tweaks to help you ease them back through the salon doors. Here are some clever ways to appeal to those elusive male clients and keep them coming back for more.
June 3, 2015
Cuccio Naturale Sea Salt Moisturizing Exfoliant is a double exfoliation hydrating system.
May 12, 2015
NAILS Magazine and VietSALON Magazine applaud the New York Times exposé of the appalling exploitation of nail salon workers in certain communities and urge increased consumer awareness and enforcement efforts.
April 23, 2015
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March 30, 2015
In his new book, “Tales of an American Entrepreneur: Journey of a Small Business Owner,” beauty industry veteran Michael Randazzo shares business tools and counsels patience and perseverance to help other salon owners achieve the level of success he has seen.
March 11, 2015
Learn to increase your paycheck by making an extra sale or booking an unexpected appointment.
March 1, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: What was your biggest nail service disaster?
February 25, 2015
We’ve all had those mortifying moments in (and out of) the salon. A few brave techs shared their most embarrassing at-work situations with us and experts weighed in on how to do proper damage control. Don’t let the following happen to you.
February 23, 2015
To handle constant complainers, keep your wits about you.
January 30, 2015
Bizzy mobile app helps small businesses send timed and targeted e-mail marketing campaigns. Bring customers back without the cost of a marketing department!
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