March 1, 2006
How does a new graduate go about building her clientele? Veteran salon owner Shari Finger has 10 tips to get started.
Keywords: building your clientele business building marketing/promotions
February 1, 2006
While it’s always important to find new clients, don’t forget the ones you’ve lost along the way. If you can discover why they left, you can determine the best technique to woo them back.
Keywords: building your clientele client relationships client retention customer service
November 1, 2005
Should you list your salon on the Internet? With free listings you have nothing to lose, but the jury’s still out on the benefit of paying for online advertising.
Keywords: advertising/promotions building your clientele web marketing
July 1, 2005
Anyone can create a good business card, but with a little design knowledge and tips from design professionals, you’ll be able to turn those good cards into great cards.
Keywords: building your clientele business cards
May 1, 2005
You could be making your first tentative steps into the beauty industry, or your book may be so filled with penciled-in names there’s no white space. Either way, if you’re uncertain what your next steps should be, it may be time to turn to a consultant.
Keywords: building your clientele business tools consultants keeping your business competitive marketing/promotions
December 1, 2003
They walk through your doors during the holidays for a special treat and then you don't see them again for a year--or worse, ever. Holiday clients give your business a welcome boost once a year. Here we give you tips to help you turn holiday clients into regulars.
Keywords: building your clientele client gift ideas coupons email marketing gift certificates
November 1, 2003
A man's desire for buffed nails is providing a growth opportunity for salons.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes building your clientele men's services Orly
November 1, 2003
An old fashioned wooden nickel keeps the referrals coming in.
Keywords: building your clientele referrals
September 1, 2003
You have only one chance to make a great first impression on new clients.
Keywords: building your clientele client relationships first impressions
July 1, 2003
Wouldn’t it be nice if such an opportunity existed? While conventional wisdom says the beauty industry is recession-proof, savvy nail techs are not content to wait for business to fall in their lap. It takes much effort, planning, and will to grow business during an economic downturn. Here we’ve asked proactive nail techs to share their secrets for filling their books and attracting new clients when everyone is in a financial pinch.
Keywords: building your clientele Holly Schippers Maggie Franklin marketing/promotions youth services
March 1, 2003
These days, quality work isn’t always enough to get clients into your salon. Advertising your wares can help attract new business and keep your existing customer base aware of new offerings on your service menu.
Keywords: advertising/promotions building your clientele business building
December 1, 2002
Graduating from cosmetology school is only the beginning of what can be a fulfilling career in the nail industry — provided you take a step in the right direction. Knowing where and how to look for the perfect job and keeping up to date with trends are only a few things you can do to be successful right from the start.
Keywords: booth rental building your clientele continuing education finding a job professional image
August 1, 2002
"The Retail Help Kit" produced by The Spa Association includes this valuable resource for identifying and satisfying your most challenging retail clients.
Keywords: building your clientele customer service keeping your business competitive retailing
July 1, 2001
Nail techs respond: What do you know now that you wish you had when you started as a nail tech?
Keywords: building your clientele