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
July 1, 2011
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Gathering top names in beauty, Premiere features a solid lineup of networking events, competitions, educational workshops, and more than 500 booths.
Keywords: Atwood Industries Bio Sculpture Gel Cacee Cheeky Monkey China Glaze
June 30, 2011
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On Saturday night before the Premiere Orlando beauty show even started, more than 200 nail techs got together to catch up with old friends, meet new friends, and enjoy a night of networking with other like-minded colleagues.
Keywords: Action Bag Company BeautyTech.com Dashing Diva Hand & Nail Harmony Katie Cazorla
May 13, 2011
I've spent a lot of time making upgrades to the salon. It's funny what a few do-it-yourself projects around the salon can change. I am huge fan of HGTV, and I'm always looking for ideas and
Keywords: marketing/promotions networking salon decor/design
May 12, 2011
Social media (or social networking) encompasses all interactive websites, like Facebook, that allow users to virtually connect with each other, maintain relationships, and update with personal items like photos.
Keywords: Facebook marketing marketing/promotions Nail Art Gallery networking social media
April 27, 2011
This week around the studio I have really been focusing on changing things up by adding some new things. I have been working on making the outside more appealing by redoing some of the flowerbeds that
Keywords: networking retailing
April 26, 2011
After attending a networking event in Michigan in 2009, nail techs Dayna Knight and Annette Sykaluk set out to bring a similar event to Canada. The two discussed “a mountain of ideas” over a glass of wine and the Canadian Nail Tech Connection (CNTC) was born.
Keywords: canada networking
April 15, 2011
My schedule has been so busy. I've had new clients to spoil, and I've been busy pampering the clients I've seen for years. I always feel like I can’t tell them enough how grateful I am
Keywords: clients networking public relations salon services