January 19, 2013
"We do throw some awesome parties with lots of food, drinks, door prizes, gifts, and discounts,” says Samantha Hanby, owner of Polished Nail Salon in Yukon, Okla., who held a Customer Appreciation Day for clients last September and plans to make it an annual event.
Keywords: client relationships hosting events
January 15, 2013
For some nail clients, there just seems to be no distance wide enough to keep them from getting a great nail service from their favorite tech. We asked our readers to tell us about some clients who regularly travel great lengths to come in for their nail fix.
Keywords: building your clientele client relationships client retention clients
September 22, 2012
Is it really possible to have your ideal client sitting in your chair consistently? The answer is a resounding yes. You can choose your own clients, while turning your existing clients into your ideal.
Keywords: building your clientele client relationships
November 16, 2011
To celebrate Thanksgiving and get in the holiday spirit, NAILS asked nail techs on our Facebook page (www.faceboook.com/nailsmag): What, in your professional lives, are you thankful for? Your responses ranged from your boss to your clients to the flexibility and creativity that come with being a nail tech. We, at NAILS, are thankful for all of you who are dedicated to the industry.
Keywords: client relationships employee issues healthy working
November 7, 2011
If customers ever want to know which colors compliment their skin tones, point them in OPI's direction!
Keywords: client relationships clients Essie opi products polish
March 7, 2011
I've been thinking a lot about loyalty lately. Specifically, what makes clients loyal to certain salons or certain nail techs. Are you creating client loyalty?
Keywords: client relationships customer service Hannah Lee On My Mind
January 1, 2011
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
March 1, 2010
Here are 10 simple but powerful tools to get off to a good start and build on a positive first impression.
Keywords: business tools client relationships clients customer service first impressions
January 1, 2010
Since January is your issue, written by you and for you, we asked nail technicians to give us their “rules to live by” in the salon. Here are 10 that we couldn’t agree with more!
Keywords: client relationships client scheduling customer service educating clients On My Mind
December 1, 2009
Four easy opportunities to show clients that you care and also attract back clients who have not returned recently.
Keywords: client relationships marketing/promotions
July 1, 2009
In this economy it has become more common for a client to request that her artificial nails be removed due to the cost of upkeep. Jill Wright, owner of Jill Wright Spa for Nails, gives advice on how to put the client at ease.
Keywords: client relationships economy money removing acrylics
December 1, 2008
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
November 1, 2008
Salon owner Shari Finger answers your questions on building a clientele, regaining the trust of a discount salon-goer, listening to clients’ personal issues, and clients who mistreat their nails.
Keywords: business building client relationships client retention Dear Shari discount salons
September 1, 2008
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
September 1, 2008
We can daydream all we want about what we would like to say, but finding the right response for hard-to-please clients is the better choice — and ultimately yields more satisfying results.
Keywords: business client relationships clients hard-to-please clients