August 23, 2011
Hi! How are things going this week? After the blog about being proactive, there were some comments asking for help on figuring out where to start. How about we make a game plan together? The first
August 17, 2011
Do you offer any fun sideline services in the salon? Mine is body art. Since I offer the service, I also read the newsletter from Amerikan Body Art, which is the company I use. This month’s
August 10, 2011
Do you ever trade services? You know “I will do your nails if you groom my dog.” Or “How about if we do each other’s toes?” If not, why? It can be a mutually beneficial way
August 5, 2011
Do you recall last week’s request for advice? I wanted to be sure and thank you all for your words of wisdom and encouragement! It seemed like a good idea to share one of the replies
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?
June 24, 2011
Welcome to the global craft project for any and all nail professionals! Some of you may remember seeing this previously, but I wanted to post links to it again to either take up where you left
June 17, 2011
If I ask what your favorite fast food restaurant is, you most likely could pop right off with one or two. If that question was followed up with are they always clean and is the service
June 1, 2011
How many of you are gearing up for the Premiere show in Orlando this weekend? I hope you made sure to get tickets to the Nail Tech BBQ! What else will you be checking out? Having
May 24, 2011
Jill Wilson shares what she learned in a new CD set titled “Building a Nail Department, featuring the Nail Associate Program.”
May 6, 2011
Do you have problem clients? I bet a face or two just popped into your mind’s eye! What do you consider a problem client? Some issues that we run into are not necessarily that the person
April 28, 2011
We at NAILS Magazine strive to help nail technicians become better on many levels. Better at running your business. Better at your technical craft. Better at maintaining sanity in your life. We've created this set of challenges to help you push yourself and break through some of your boundaries. We challenge you to get outside of your comfort zone and accept the tasks at hand. Do you accept this challenge?
April 22, 2011
Do you ever feel like if you like one product you shouldn’t acknowledge other products? Or are you a big fan of closet chemistry mixing-and-matching whatever suits you? Sometimes nail professionals feel pulled in different directions
April 19, 2011
Moving your salon to a new location doesn’t have to be a logistical nightmare. Lean on the experience of fellow salon owners whether relocating down the street or across the globe.
April 15, 2011
Getting started in the nail business can be intimidating. What prices do you charge? Are your services good enough? Can you survive on salon income? So many questions race through your mind. Once you get started,
March 25, 2011
It’s savvy to make the effort to cultivate relationships with your salon’s business neighbors. That can mean literally the store on the other side of the wall or it can mean the retail boutique two miles down the road that targets a similar demographic as your business.
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