In what decade did you first start your subscription to NAILS Magazine?
Past Web Polls
What’s been the medium of your most successful paid ad campaign?
Printed newspaper or magazine (13%)
Online website (not including group coupon websites), including online newspapers or magazines (26%)
Group coupon (such as Groupon or Living Social) (7.8%)
Event sponsorship (1.3%)
Printed phone directory (1.3%)
Other medium not listed above (9.1%)
I don’t pay for ads (39%)
Where do you get your business cards printed?
Online-based printing service (like vistaprint.com) (56.1%)
A local professional printer (19.7%)
My own at-home or at-work printer (10.2%)
I don’t have business cards (11.5%)
How long is your commute (each way) to your salon?
Less than 15 minutes each way (56.9%)
Between 16-30 minutes each way (29.2%)
Between 31-45 minutes each way (6.5%)
Between 46-60 minutes each way (4.6%)
More than 60 minutes each way (2.8%)
During your standard manicure or pedicure, how many coats of nail polish do you typically apply to each nail?
More than 3 (12%)
I don’t offer polish manicures or pedicures (0.6%)
When it comes to nail color, should fingernails and toenails match?
Yes — they look best when they sport identical looks (20.8%)
Somewhat — they should have a cohesive, complementary look, but not exactly match (41.5%)
Ehh — they shouldn’t clash with each other, but they shouldn’t match either (20.4%)
No — fingernails and toenails should have independent looks (17.4%)
When you apply nail polish on clients, do you purposely leave a small gap between each side of the nail plate and the skin (lateral nail fold)?
I don't apply traditional polish (2.3%)
What was your primary source of money for your nail school tuition?
My own savings account (43.3%)
By working part-time while going to nail school (6%)
By working full-time while going to nail school (14.9%)
By borrowing money from family/friends (11.9%)
Monetary gifts from family/friends and/or scholarships (23.9%)
How quickly do you typically return client phone calls?
within 30 minutes (33.3%)
within 2 hours (28.2%)
within 6 hours (4.7%)
within 12 hours (3.8%)
within 24 hours (6.6%)
more than 24 hours (0.9%)
n/a (I always answer the phone when clients call.) (22.5%)
Do you have MSDS for all of the products in your salon?
Most of them (16.8%)
What are MSDS? (28.4%)
Do you wear gloves when performing nail services on clients?