August 21, 2012
It’s been nice that everyone knows I opened a salon with Kim and Natalie after all these years -- thanks to this NAILS Magazine blog of course. Juli Miller and Diane Self from INM and Elsbeth
Keywords: clients networking public relations
July 19, 2012
It has been one month since the Premiere Orlando show, and I am still buzzing off of the information I received, overheard, and conversations I purposely listened in on. Here is my disclaimer: not all of
June 14, 2012
I attended the Premiere Show in Orlando and had some travel commitments for the rest of the week, so I was out of the salon for an entire week. (The photo is of me on the
Keywords: clients networking salon decor/design
May 29, 2012
Well, it’s the three of us now: Natalie officially left the other salon a bit earlier than we expected. Although she was emotionally ready, losing the small income she did have from the other salon will
Keywords: clients networking
March 5, 2012
On Sunday November 13, 2011, 70 nail professionals gathered in London, Ontario, Canada, for the third-annual CNTC Networking Event.
Keywords: Canada networking networking event
February 22, 2012
February has been a crazy month, and some new business prospects are landing on my plateJust to recap, I work out of an office space in a busy shopping center that is host to other small
Keywords: clients networking staff training
January 27, 2012
The 2011 Northwest Networking Retreat was an incredible success with a record 60 nail techs coming together October 14-17 on Vashon Island near Seattle.
Keywords: networking networking event
January 1, 2012
In a special guest column, salon owner, nail tech, and NAILS blogger Maggie Franklin urges more nail techs to share their knowledge with others.
Keywords: continuing education Maggie Franklin networking On My Mind
October 3, 2011
I am kind of disappointed that September is over. Financially, it was one of the best months I have ever had. I am not sure what I did differently last month, but it worked! I kicked
September 23, 2011
Set for October 14-17, 2011, this year’s Nailtechs Networking Retreat is jam-packed with education, seminars, and lots of fun at a beautiful waterfront retreat center outside Seattle.
September 23, 2011
Virtually doubling in size from the previous year, the fourth annual Nail Tech Networking Event of the Smokies, held on June 26-27 at the River Terrace Resort in Gatlinburg, Tenn., saw 150 attendees enjoy the 23 nail booths and 50+ educators who demonstrated cutting edge techniques, with many debuting new nail products.
September 12, 2011
Editor's Note: Congratulations to Alica for successfully making it through her first year as a new salon owner! You can read all of Alica's posts by clicking on the Alica tag at the left column of
Keywords: networking salon decor/design
September 6, 2011
It's time to review all of Tickled Pink's marketing, promotions, and advertising efforts over the last 12 months. This is something every company should do on a regular basis. You need to know what is working
Keywords: marketing/promotions networking public relations salon services
September 1, 2011
The countdown starts for the Premiere Birmingham trade show on September 17. Joii and I are going down the Saturday before and plan to attend on Sunday. I am so excited to attend some of the
Keywords: marketing/promotions networking public relations
July 15, 2011
In June, I attended IBS Las Vegas. In the past, I've always worked behind a booth, so this was a new experience for me. Being in Vegas without any schedule to follow, or responsibilities, was an