March 25, 2011
It’s savvy to make the effort to cultivate relationships with your salon’s business neighbors. That can mean literally the store on the other side of the wall or it can mean the retail boutique two miles down the road that targets a similar demographic as your business.
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March 21, 2011
Frustrated because industry networking groups were either too expensive or out of the area, nail tech Alica Best decided to create the Society of Nail Technicians.
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February 15, 2011
You can thank Billyne Dowdy of Billyne’s Nail Studio in Battle Creek, Mich., for a new nail tech message board, Nail Tech Alley (www.nailtechalley.com).
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January 1, 2011
Let's face it, there seems to be a nail salon on every corner and some in between. So what's a salon owner or nail tech to do to build her business these days? How about networking with other local businesses?
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January 1, 2011
Come take a class, learn about the latest products, meet new friends, and renew your love of nails. Here's a quick preview of this year's major tradeshows.
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December 16, 2010
Networking is the practice of sharing advice and ideas with other like professionals; can be done in person, online, at tradeshows, or by phone.
Keywords: business continuing education networking tradeshows
December 1, 2010
“While it’s not a product or service that you can make money from, offering gift-wrapping is a wonderful way to thank your loyal customers for their patronage throughout the year and to make their stress-filled holiday time just a little bit easier,” says small-business marketing expert Nanette Miner.
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November 22, 2010
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On Sunday, June 6, 2010, BeautyTech (www.beautytech.com) and NAILS Magazine partnered for a very special networking event bringing together close to 200 nail techs to meet new friends, catch up with old friends, and win a ton of great prizes.
Keywords: nail art networking
November 17, 2010
"Go to where the media is!” says Nanette Miner, a small-business marketing expert and co-author of the book, 101 Media and Marketing Tips for Salon Owners, Stylists and Managers.
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October 1, 2010
By intentionally cultivating a sense of connection among clients, techs and salon owners can extend their sphere of influence beyond the walls of the salon and establish their place in the community.
September 1, 2010
Medical and beauty professionals need not be at odds with each other. Instead, techs can help create a bridge between professions, with multiple benefits to both tech and doctor.
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August 1, 2010
I always love getting out of the office and seeing what’s going on firsthand. And after the year we had last year, it’s refreshing to see the shape of things turning around.
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August 1, 2010
Nail companies are always on the lookout for new educators. They are looking for enthusiastic and motivated techs to show other nail techs how they too can make fantastic nails using that specific brand.
Keywords: continuing education manufacturers educators networking
June 1, 2010
The fourth-annual Northwest Nailtechs Networking Retreat will be held just outside of Seattle on Vashon Island, Wash., October 15-19. Enjoy a beautiful, relaxing, oceanfront setting while attending a tradeshow, classes, seminars, private workshops, competitions, and keynote presentations by Vicki Peters and Millie Haynam.
Keywords: continuing education networking
May 1, 2010
Whether you decide to add a new service, or completely rethink how you’ve set up your salon, commit to making at least one change in your business this year.
Keywords: adding new services building your clientele continuing education expanding your services Hannah Lee