April 30, 2014
More and more salons are making use of step-and-repeat-style backgrounds when photographing their nail art for the web. Take a look at why these chic and simple advertising tools are catching on and how you can join the party.
Keywords: branding Instagram marketing/promotions nail art photographing nails
March 31, 2014
Holly doesn't want to reveal the shirt's design just yet; however, it emphasizes that your salon is educated, clean, and much more.
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March 4, 2014
For your clients who are nail nuts, Mani Diaries is a free iPhone application that allows them to track, manage, and share pictures and details about their manicures and pedicures.
Keywords: smartphone apps social media
February 13, 2014
Nail Art Sutra presents you with 20 hand positions to pose in for taking photos of your nail art. Finding the right hand pose for your nail art can sometimes be difficult; we hope this video helps you to explore and discover new hand placement when taking those lovely photos of your nail art for your Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.
Keywords: Facebook Instagram photographing nails social media Twitter
February 2, 2014
We asked techs who have been in the business five years or more how technology and social media have changed their daily salon lives.
Keywords: social media
January 31, 2014
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Keywords: Link Love social media tradeshows
January 21, 2014
You might recall the blog post in which I mentioned going to the Long Beach show for the first time! I'll be working with LaVaque and Empower. In the blog, I also mentioned the Facebook giveaway
Keywords: social media
January 10, 2014
Image via @mindykalingFunny lady Mindy Kaling will be on Late Night with David Letterman tonight. Yesterday she posted a photo of her sparkly nail look that she chose just for Dave. Kaling’s manicurist, Katherine St. Paul
Keywords: celebrities social media
January 6, 2014
Nail artists love a good challenge, so we thought it was time we invented one of our own to last for an entire month! For 2014 we are introducing our 31 Days of Nail Art Challenge,
Keywords: nail art social media
January 3, 2014
A day spa and two med spas were among 19 companies cited by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman for posting fake consumer reviews online — a practice called “astroturfing.”
Keywords: social media Yelp
December 17, 2013
Have you been using Twitter as a way to promote your business? Whether you use 140 characters or less to share appointment openings, Instagram photos, or retweet your favorite clients, this social network is a must for the modern day nail artist.
Keywords: hashtags social media Twitter
December 16, 2013
In the first part of a three part series, Polished Girlz founder Alanna Wall interviews two of the nail artists who created T-shirts for awareness. Artists Mr. Luis and Amy Becker are profiled.
Keywords: Alanna Wall Amy Becker nail art Nail Talk Radio Polished Girlz
December 11, 2013
"Choose Your Color, Change Your World" is a new web series dating adventure from Orly. Choose a color below to change the outcome of each blind date. Which color will you choose?
Keywords: Orly polish social media YouTube
Liquid Vinyl | Dazzle | Moonlit Madness | Passion Fruit | Plum Noir | One Night Stand | Naughty
December 5, 2013
"Choose Your Color, Change Your World" is a new web series dating adventure from Orly Beauty set to premiere on Dec. 6, 2013. Click here to start your blind date adventure.
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October 9, 2013
“For me, being part of the group has resulted in improved skill level and a nail art portfolio, which means more money in my pocket, improved salon standards, and a bunch of great friends who just happen to be nail professionals,” says site member Raji Venugopal of Kelly’s Country Cutter in Grand Blanc, Mich.
Keywords: Facebook nail technician networking social media