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 3, 2013
The percentage of men getting nail services in the United States has actually decreased in the last few years, according to the NAILS Big Book, dropping from 8.3% of your overall clientele in 2009 to the present 3%. Luckily, Father’s Day provides an excellent way for you to offer services specifically for male clients and maybe even an opportunity to turn them into regular customers. Here are some examples of how nail salons are marketing to male clients.
Keywords: male clients men's services niche marketing
June 1, 2013
It’s the biggest day of your client’s life. It could also mean big business for you, as you prepare to do the nails of the bride, her party, and possibly even those of the groom. Helping your client nail her big day is a process that could begin months in advance. Learn what you have to do to prepare yourself and your bride for nails that will live on in photos happily ever after.
May 29, 2013
The fact that all her clients have their own nails is the direct result of a marketing decision Walters made a few years ago.
Keywords: gel overlays
May 9, 2013
The new Footlogix packaging presents a more informative and highly efficacious look.
Keywords: Footlogix pedicure products retail merchandising
April 19, 2013
Foot massage can make a great addition to spa pedicures, but how does it fare as a stand-alone service?
Keywords: business massage New Hampshire North Dakota reflexology
April 19, 2013
Newly licensed nail tech Breanne Trammell (who graduated from TW Nail Technology Inc.) embarks on a cross-country road trip this summer, in which she'll take a canned ham trailer renovated as a mobile nail salon and do manicures all over the U.S. "This experiential project is about more than simply ail art. By transforming a 1968 Shasta Compact camper into a mobile salon, I aim to create an intimate platform to exchange ideas and conversation," Trammell says.
Keywords: manicures mobile salons
April 14, 2013
Appsbar — a leading “create your own app” platform — is now available for free for salon owners to create their own apps even if they have no technical experience.
Keywords: smartphone apps
April 13, 2013
Artistic Nail Design has housed its latest Artistic Colour Gloss soak-off gel-polish collection in a manicure table display so as to spark conversation.
Keywords: Artistic Nail Design gels polish displays
March 13, 2013
“Your Facebook wall is a conversation with your clients and should be engaging,” says Phil Evans of Salon Guru.
Keywords: Facebook marketing networking social media
March 1, 2013
Ever dream of leaving the four walls of your salon behind to forge your own path? Mobile businesses and home-based salons offer alternative career opportunities — and challenges.
Keywords: home salons mobile salons
March 1, 2013
A smartphone and tablet app known for sharing pretty pictures, Instagram could be just the tool you need for furthering your business’s reach.
Keywords: Entity Beauty hashtags Instagram nail art social media
February 25, 2013
At MWnails, a London-based nail bar with two locations, the clients are passengers, the techs are the cabin crew, and the salon’s interior is called the flight deck.
Keywords: salon decor/design
February 22, 2013
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If you’ve got the nail art talent, flaunt it. These displays get clients talking — and purchasing — nail designs.
Keywords: product displays promoting your services