February 17, 2012
You know Jill it means a lot to Rachael to hear me tell her she is doing outstanding work, but it means so much more to see you commend her actions on this blog. She was
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August 10, 2011
I’m so excited that we had several comments from the last article. Keep the comments coming — we love hearing from you! Thank you Kim, Lydian, Natasha, Helene, and Gerry for being brave and posting your
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July 20, 2011
Total beauty in under an hour is a team effort at Style Bar Beverly Hills. For less than $100 ($99 to be exact), clients receive a hair blowout and style, a professional makeup application, and a perfect manicure and pedicure.
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February 28, 2011
When an increase in service pricing is based upon pre-designated standards, techs can make the move with confidence instead of concern — regardless of the economy.
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January 1, 2011
How much would it be worth to you to have clients pay up to two months in advance? Kim Hanzlik, owner of Nails, Hands, Feet and Toes in Winnemucca, Nev., offers clients the option of paying in advance and discounts their service by $5 as an incentive.
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October 1, 2010
“Why give away your time for free when you can be charging for it?” asks Elaine Watson, Star Nails’ global education director and vice president of marketing and sales.
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March 1, 2010
Part art, part science, pricing your services is one of the most important and delicate tasks you’ll undertake in the salon. And no two salon owners approach it quite the same. We asked readers: How do you decide how much to charge for a particular service?
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February 1, 2010
Train your staff — and yourself — to answer this sensitive question so you’re able to respond quickly and confidently to clients’ concerns.
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January 1, 2010
Mobile nail tech Sherry Baro wasn’t sure how the economy would affect her target market — seniors and adults with disabilities. So two years ago she instituted several measures to keep supply costs low.
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November 6, 2009
I’m starting over again because the spa I worked for shut down. I’m great at what I do and it bothers me to start charging a cheaper fee on services, but it’s a whole new area
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September 1, 2009
The manicurist-aka Rebecca Seals has returned! Sit back for a chuckle while she reprimands clients who use and abuse their techs.
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May 1, 2009
Simple things like UV top coat, extended massages, and nail art, can be offered as extras to standard manicures and pedicures for a small charge, and the small increase in revenue can really add up over time.
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December 1, 2008
Income cooling off with the weather? Add a touch of heat to bring clients back in from the cold.
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December 1, 2008
As the chill of winter settles in, clients begin to look for ways to take quick retreats from the cold. By adding a heating element to your service, you can set yourself apart from other salons as a winter indulgence, and maybe even warm your clients up into paying a little extra.
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October 1, 2008
When choosing professional products to use in your services, the product cost for each service should amount to approximately 7% of the service price.
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