June 1, 2008
With the country facing an economic slowdown of mass proportions, many in the industry are having to adjust the way they do business. But how much of our financial concerns can be blamed on the economy — and how much is simply the result of a change in the industry?
In this occasional series, we follow along as Adrienne, a mother of two who just moved with her husband to North Carolina, works to rebuild her nail business from scratch. She’s working with Heather, a certified salon success coach, to help her succeed. If you missed the first installment, see NAILS February issue or visit The Coaching Chronicles blog (updated twice weekly) at http://blogs.nailsmag.com/coach.
Want a fresh new take on color choices for your nail clients? With colored acrylics, your only limit is your imagination.
May 1, 2008
It costs a lot more to gain a new client than to keep an old one.
April 1, 2008
Bringing more men into your salon can be easier than you think. With a few small tweaks to your existing salon space and service menu, a male-friendly environment could be just a beer away.
NAILS readers share the salon promotions that got new and existing clients clamoring for their services.
March 1, 2008
Educating teenage girls and "'tweens" about the importance of wearing shoes, clipping hang nails, and hand-washing, is one way this salon markets to the younger crowd while helping the girls earn their scouting badges at the same time.
February 1, 2008
Three business-savvy spa consultants offer support to Star and Cuccio Naturalé customers.
Ready to take salon communication to the next level? Want to make it even easier for current clients to recommend you to others? Want more traffic on your website? It's time for a salon e-newsletter. We've road tested some of the e-newsletter options available and found it's easier than you think to get started.
December 1, 2007
Determining your target clientele is a key decision every salon owner makes. Is it a beneficial business decision to cater your salon to a particular niche? Three salon owners share their different opinions on this topic. Who does your salon consider its core clientele?
November 1, 2007
Part substance, part strategy, staking out your spot on local “best of” lists requires a game plan. NAILS attempts to demystify the process of claiming your spot on the list.
August 1, 2007
Clients can’t come to you if they can’t find you. With a little know-how, you can greatly improve your salon’s ranking on popular search engines like Google and Yahoo. Learn what easy steps you can take so these search engines help to build your business for you.
M&M Nails & Wellness Center wins 2007 Salon of the Year award. Owner Maisie Dunbar calls it "the pinnacle of my nail career."
A National Grooming Day for Men is in the works.
Nail polish and manicures headline in a play.
Wash-ful Thinking8 photos
2016 Nail Tech Event of the Smokies23 photos
An inflammation of the skin characterized by redness, rash, swelling, cracking, itching, pain, etc.
What are reasonable terms for a non-compete contract?
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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