Topic : client issues

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My Worst Client Ever

January 1, 2011  | Article

Most likely, the majority of your clients are people you enjoy, who give you energy, who make it easy to love your job. But there’s always that one.

Keywords: client issues   client relationships  

Help Clients Prepare for a Visit to the Nail Doctor

December 1, 2010  | Article

Be an informed patient by avioding common mistakes and misperceptions about a visit for you first nail evaluation. 

Keywords: client issues   nail diseases   working with doctors  

On My Mind: Why I'm Your Least-Favorite Client

September 1, 2010  | Article

I’m the perfect example of do as I say, not as I do. So as such a lackadaisical client, what does it take for me to come back for repeat visits?

Keywords: building your clientele   client issues   clients   customer service   Hannah Lee  

Out of Mouths of Clients

April 1, 2010  | Article

Sometimes the things clients say are music to your ears; other times they can make you cringe. We asked nail techs to tell us their favorite, and least favorite, things to hear from clients.

Keywords: client issues   clients   reader surveys   referrals  

Ask the Manicurist: December 2008

December 1, 2008  | Article

Ho ho ho. Tee hee hee. The Manicurist — aka Rebecca Seals — offers her unique take on holiday happenings at the salon.

Keywords: Ask the Manicurist   client issues   client relationships   client scheduling   customer service  

Ask the Manicurist

September 1, 2008  | Article

You first met The Manicurist — aka Rebecca Seals — in our April issue and judging by your response, you enjoyed her “pull no punches” attitude. Here’s her take on free repairs, last-minute changes, long-winded excuses, and other headaches of daily salon life.

Keywords: client issues   client relationships   humor   nail repairs   service pricing  

Ask the Manicurist: Client's Awkward Questions by Someone Who Knows!

August 1, 2008  | Article

Tired of biting your tongue where your clients’ misdeeds are concerned? Let The Manicurist tell it like it is. This beauty industry veteran doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to salon etiquette and client complaints. Share these pages with your clients — if you dare.

Keywords: client issues   humor  

Pick a Color, Pick a Stick

June 1, 2008  | Article

This clever idea for displaying polish colors allows a client to pick a color on a stick and hold it next to her skin, and the bouquet of nails makes a lovely focal point too.

Keywords: client issues   organizing supplies   polish   product displays  

Ask the Manicurist

April 1, 2008  | Article

Tired of biting your tongue where your clients’ misdeeds are concerned? Let The Manicurist tell it like it is. This beauty industry veteran doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to salon etiquette and client complaints. Share these pages with your clients — if you dare.

Keywords: client issues   customer service   humor  

Ask the Manicurist

April 1, 2008  | Article

In this installment, The Manicurist tackles cancellation fees, early clients and those nagging cell phones.

Keywords: cancellation fees   client issues   clients   customer service   humor  

Drawing the Line

May 1, 2007  | Article

There is definitely such a thing as being “too nice.” Don’t let yourself get trampled over by your clients, coworkers, or boss. Four industry consultants show you how to set healthy workplace boundaries in the salon.

Keywords: client issues   client relationships   customer service  

Ten Ways to Pacify an Angry Client

November 1, 2006  | Article

In a perfect world you would never have an unhappy client. But like it or not, some day you'll have a tough customer who needs to be handled with diplomacy and tact. These 10 steps will help you through and teach you something in the process.

Keywords: client issues   client relationships  

Oh Those Annoying Clients

May 1, 2000  | Article

Sure, clients are a nail tech’s life source, and many times, a good friend as well. But no matter how much you love them, they can also get on your nerves—especially if they continuously   show up late for appointments. From talking incessantly on cell phones to clients who can’t  seem to relax, here are some   techs’ client pet peeves.

Keywords: client issues  

True Confessions: Client Tell Us What Bugs Them About YOU

December 1, 1995  | Article

You probably have pet peeves about your clients, but have you ever wondered what they say about you? We spoke to some nail care clients about their technicians and got some surprising answers.

Keywords: client issues   client relationships  
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