September 8, 2016
This month we asked nail techs: Do you talk politics in the salon with clients or coworkers? Why or why not?
Keywords: business management client issues crowdsourcing customer services
May 23, 2016
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The Nail Hub's Elizabeth Morris talks about professional liability insurance: Being a beauty service provider comes with its pitfalls. More people are sued by their clients than you think, and some of it is based on the simplest unintentional accidents.
January 14, 2016
Is your online reputation hurting your business? If you haven’t been managing your cyber-presence, try these three steps for making it squeaky clean.
Keywords: Business business management nail techs online
December 9, 2015
A Fashionable Fête: If you’re a nail salon owner, there are certain occasions when a party is absolutely necessary. A grand opening usually sits at the top of that list. If, however, your business is located in an area where there are other nail salons, the challenge becomes throwing a different kind of celebration that will make yours stand out.
Keywords: business management fashion hosting events Nail art party nails
August 4, 2015
Transparency and open communication were the key ingredients when a large Fort Myers, Fla., day spa acquired a smaller salon just three miles away, retaining its staff and much of the clientele.
Keywords: business management selling a business
July 10, 2015
The NYT story on exploited nail techs got the industry talking about how to enforce fair wages. Is new legislation the answer or should we just be better at following laws already on the books?
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July 1, 2015
Tammy Taylor shares how salons can make money with time management and other tips and tricks at the Premiere Orlando beauty show in Orlando, Calif. "At Tammy Taylor Nails, nails is always fun and never feel like work (when you're making money)," Taylor says.
Keywords: business management business tools Tammy Taylor Tammy Taylor Nails time management
January 9, 2015
In this digital age it’s particularly easy to connect with experts who are willing to share their experience and help you.
Keywords: business management mentoring
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.
Keywords: business management firing staff hiring nail technicians staff management
November 1, 1996
Angie Coey dreamed of a business that would reflect her eclectic tastes and high standards. Six years later, The Polished Image captures her vision of a first-class Canadian salon.
Keywords: business management salon ownership
April 1, 1995
Industry, business, and government organizations can lend you a helping hand when starting a new business.
Keywords: Business business management business plans finance finding/retaining staff
March 1, 1995
It’s the gray area between “today” and “someday” where many nail technicians and salon owners lose sight of how to make their goals happen.
Keywords: business management goal setting Paula Gilmore
December 1, 1994
Readers give advice to an unfortunately common issue between coworkers.
Keywords: business management customer service dealing with coworkers
September 1, 1993
Are salon owner/employee contracts really necessary and do they hold up in court? Will they save a salon's business or will they scare off potential employees?
Keywords: business management contracts employee issues
May 1, 1993
The owners of the largest salon in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, owe their success to specializing in a service they do well, keeping track of every dollar, and thinking service before money.
Keywords: business management salon ownership salon profiles Wisconsin