December 20, 2010
Frustrated because industry networking groups were either too expensive or out of the area, nail tech Alica Best decided to create her own group. Called the Society of Nail Technicians, the group meets monthly via a
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December 15, 2010
Hello and welcome! It is so wonderful to “see” you here. My name is Holly L. Schippers (pronounced skippers, think school). I have been a nail technician since the beginning of 1999. I became an Education
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December 1, 2010
Duri Cosmetics has launched its first nail color and treatment app for Android and iPhone mobile devices, available now for free.
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November 29, 2010
Nail polish manufacturer Color Club has partnered with Amethyst Jeans to give away some great holiday gift bags. Go to http://www.facebook.com/amethystjeans to enter to win. (While you're on Facebook, you can also sign up to be
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November 17, 2010
For clients of Salon Riviera in Redondo Beach, Calif., receiving a traffic or parking ticket has an unexpected upside: Bring the ticket to the salon and new clients will receive 50% off their service.
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November 17, 2010
A new business development e-book titled Building Your Clientele in 6-9 Months: A 360° Guide to Generating Income is available on the NSI website to help nail technicians across the globe.
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November 16, 2010
After teasing this giveaway on its Facebook page for several weeks, OPI today announced the details of its amazing 100,000 Fans promotion. If the company reaches 100,000 Facebook fans before Dec. 31, 2010, it will award 100
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October 7, 2010
Nothing speaks to the power of social media more than this: a state board is now using Facebook and Twitter to communicate with licensees. The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) joined two online social
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October 6, 2010
I get Dashing Diva’s monthly e-mail newsletter, Diva Dialogue, and it’s always got some good business tips, interesting fashion trends, and helpful technical and product info. This month there was a good social networking piece that
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September 13, 2010
Pop star Katy Perry attended last night's MTV Video Music Awards without her fiance actor Russell Brand. However, as you can see in this picture she posted on Twitter, he wasn't too far from her heart...or
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September 3, 2010
InStyle magazine’s September issue highlights the newest innovation from OPI: the iPhone Try It On Color Studio.
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September 1, 2010
For many potential clients, the Internet is their first stop in the search for salons. While a salon menu, contact information, and great pictures of your salon (and even your nails) are a necessity, a snazzy, snappy promo-video can really help set your salon apart from the rest.
Keywords: keeping your business competitive marketing/promotions promoting your services social media video training
September 1, 2010
With social networking, manufacturers’ advertising, and insider support, techs can be in the perfect position to catch the momentum when a wave of national attention sweeps over our industry. Are you poised to harness the power of the consumer press the next time there’s big news in our industry?
Keywords: adding new services business keeping your business competitive marketing/promotions social media
May 1, 2010
Facebook and Twitter pages are becoming the quickest and most effective ways for manufacturers to directly communicate with customers. For nail techs, becoming an online fan or follower can help keep you informed about nail education, troubleshooters, product specials, style trends, and more.
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February 1, 2010
Blogs can be a wonderful outlet for personal creativity, as well as powerful business tools to help build a loyal clientele. Here are some things to remember if you decide to start your own blog.
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