June 28, 2012
Editor Hannah Lee explains what nail techs should practice, outside of just doing nails, that can help their careers.
Keywords: client retention client scheduling Hannah Lee marketing/promotions On My Mind
April 27, 2012
You want to market to clients but can’t figure out how to get the most bang for your buck. How do you make the most of all the advertising mediums open to you?
Keywords: advertising/promotions Facebook marketing loyalty programs marketing/promotions web marketing
April 23, 2012
Getting teens prepared for their big day can mean more than a one-time client. It can mark the beginning of a relationship that lasts for years.
Keywords: building your clientele marketing/promotions seasonal promotions teens
February 13, 2012
What’s the quickest way to a client’s heart? Is it through endearing nail tech personalities, attention to smile lines, or wham-bam Valentine’s Day salon specials?
Keywords: holidays marketing/promotions Valentine's Day nail art Valentine's Day services
February 3, 2012
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Turn passers-by into walk-in clients with a creative window display. Six salons share the displays that work for them.
Keywords: marketing/promotions polish displays product displays salon decor/design
February 3, 2012
Moving On Up: Tucked inside and out of view, these salons seem to defy the first rule of business: location, location, location. How do salons succeed when they’re several stories up and out of sight?
Keywords: boutique nail salon consumer marketing consumer press marketing/promotions salon profiles
February 1, 2012
According to Cosmopolitan, certain polish brands are starting to market lines catering to men. For example, EvolutionMan's lacquers have the tagline "for the no-nonsense rebel inside all of us."
Keywords: marketing/promotions men's services niche marketing polish trends
January 24, 2012
Mobile marketing for salons is a cost-effective way to build repeat business by keeping customers informed about the latest offers and any new services.
Keywords: loyalty programs marketing/promotions social media
January 3, 2012
Millie Haynam has released her “Take the Mystery Out of Marketing” strategies in an all new e-book.
November 29, 2011
Those square barcodes designed to be read by smartphones, QR codes are really just a way to get a lot of information into a little bit of space.
Keywords: marketing/promotions web marketing
September 14, 2011
Adrienne Schodtler may be too busy at the salon to reach out personally to each of her new neighbors in the town of Fuquay-Varina, N.C., but Schodtler, owner of Nails by Adrienne, employs a service called New Neighbor to do just that.
August 18, 2011
Daily deal sites like Groupon, LivingSocial, and countless others allure nail salons to advertise by their amazing reach and lightning-fast response times, but are they worth the pain in the you know what?
Keywords: advertising/promotions consumer advertising customer service marketing/promotions web marketing
August 9, 2011
Blueprint of a First Year blogger Alica had this commercial shot for her nail salon, Upscale Nail Bar in Griffin, Ga. "The commercial was not just for local television but also to create a professional online presence," she says.
August 3, 2011
One way to show your gratitude and give back to the community that supported you, says Tamara Jercha, is to help unemployed individuals in your area.
Keywords: charity marketing/promotions
July 19, 2011
You’ve paid your dues, you’ve built your clientele, and your book is so packed with standing appointments it’s hard to take new clients. So how do you promote your business when you’re filled to capacity?
Keywords: building your clientele business building business tools client retention clients