How much do you spend at a trade show?
Past Web Polls
What is your ultimate goal as a nail tech?
Opening your own salon (44%)
Starting a product line (16%)
Becoming an educator (16%)
Participating in competitions (4%)
Being on the cover of NAILS (6.7%)
None of the above (6.7%)
I’ve already reached my ultimate goal (6.7%)
What’s the most requested nail shape at your salon?
Ballerina or Coffin (8.6%)
What do you do after a bad day at work?
Phone a friend/loved one. (16.2%)
Go shopping. (8.1%)
Eat, drink, and be merry. (45.9%)
Post on social media for instant encouragement. (12.2%)
What is your favorite social media platform for nail art inspiration?
Nail Art Gallery (24.7%)
Do you use the manufacturer’s UV light that is recommended for the gel-polish that you use?
Yes, for some (22.2%)
Which celebrity set of nails are you dying to do?
Katy Perry (19.4%)
Zooey Deschanel (10.7%)
What is your favorite industry trade show?
ISSE Long Beach (6.5%)
Premiere Orlando (38.7%)
ABS Chicago (9.7%)
IBS New York (16.1%)
IBS Las Vegas (22.6%)
None of the above (6.5%)
When’s the last time you raised your prices?
Last month (17.8%)
Last year (24.4%)
A few years ago (13.3%)
I don’t even remember (15.6%)
What style of nails typically garners you the most comments from passers-by?
Animal print (12.2%)
Do you keep in touch with your clients outside of the salon?
Yes, my clients are mostly my friends (33.3%)
Yes, but only through social media (22.2%)
Only to follow up with their appointments (22.2%)
No, I only see them when they need nail work done (22.2%)