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Bye, Bye Blogger

September 26, 2012  | Blog Post

Can you believe it’s been a year since my first Blueprint post? I can’t. What will I do with all my quasi-funny ramblings about the nail polish biz? {Insert big smile here.}  I started this post,

Keywords: clients   Makeda   marketing/promotions   salon decor/design  

Fall in Nail Love

September 14, 2012  | Blog Post

I’ve been a horrible blogger and I can’t apologize enough. Feels like I’ve been going 100 mph since our online deal with You Swoop. Things have finally started to calm down. Might be a result of

Keywords: Makeda   salon services  

Hats Galore

July 19, 2012  | Blog Post

I’ve never been a hat person. I have worn a hat or two, mostly during the winter, but other than that, hats are not very me. However, the entrepreneur in me always has that crafty little

Keywords: Makeda   marketing/promotions   public relations   salon services   staff training  

The Reviews Roll In

June 28, 2012  | Blog Post

We’ve been reviewed and well-received by several blogs.We’ve gotten nods of approval from a couple TV stations. Here’s a link to our last segment on 190 North: then, there was Yelp. One bad review on

Keywords: clients   Makeda   public relations   salon decor/design   salon services  

Business Building

June 5, 2012  | Blog Post

Kudos to Nikki! She did a great job on both of our TV segments with WCIU-TV You & Me and 190 North on ABC. (Below is a nail art design Nikki did for the 190 North

Keywords: clients   Makeda   public relations  

Guess What...We’ll be on TV AGAIN!

May 14, 2012  | Blog Post

Our Wedding Segment aired on May 9. It was so much fun, but I must apologize for my lack of tweeting during the taping as promised. Turns out that tweeting and talking aren’t the easiest multi-tasking

Keywords: Makeda   public relations   salon services  

Ohh Emm Gee, We’ll be on TV!

April 30, 2012  | Blog Post

After a rather unpleasant series of events including freezing cold and rainy weather on Pink Friday {All that Pink Champagne with no one to drink it} and nowhere near as many guests as I forecasted for

Keywords: Makeda   public relations   salon services  

Random Marketing

April 12, 2012  | Blog Post

I’ve been finding that the most random situations are tuning into amazing Marketing Opportunities.Random Incident #1: I was walking back to the shop in the afternoon with my son and his grandma. A lady behind us

Keywords: Makeda   marketing/promotions   public relations   salon decor/design   salon services  

I Finally Cracked

March 9, 2012  | Blog Post

I’m talking tears, sniffles, and yes…snot. The lights were off in our home. Our boys were asleep, and I’m not sure what my guy said, but whatever it was triggered a frantic outburst of panic from

Keywords: Makeda   marketing/promotions   salon decor/design  

Please...Do Not Be Alarmed

March 8, 2012  | Blog Post

Editor's Note: Due to our alarm (not at Makeda's salon, but at needing to get everything done at NAILS' California-headquarters before heading up to America's Beauty Show in Chicago), we weren't able to get this post

Keywords: Makeda   salon decor/design  

Tip Toe-ing Toward Our Soft Opening

February 15, 2012  | Blog Post

Only 15 more days until our "Tip-Toe Soft Opening" weekend! We are scheduled to softly open on March 1 due to a couple more setbacks, but otherwise things are coming along well. As of now, I

Keywords: Makeda   marketing/promotions   public relations   retailing   salon decor/design  

Finding Employees and Finishing School

January 26, 2012  | Blog Post

I’m pretty sure that running a nail salon without nail techs might pose a bit of a problem. I’m even more certain that my previous sentence could easily win an award for Understatement of the Year.

Keywords: Makeda   staff training  

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

January 12, 2012  | Blog Post

Let’s start with "The Good". The New Year started off right because I have had the pleasure of hiring the first employee of Posh’aah Nail Spa! {Can you hear the crowd screaming and see the confetti

Keywords: Makeda   staff training  

New Year, New Career

December 27, 2011  | Blog Post

It’s about as official as official can get. I submitted my letter of resignation to my employer. As of January 1, 2012, I will step into my new role as the full-time owner of Posh’aah Nail

Keywords: Makeda  


December 9, 2011  | Blog Post

We have a business location -- yay! My new goal is to be open by February 2012. Suddenly, there is so much to do and so little time.My brain is bogged down by all these little

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