Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

by NLS Staff | December 28, 2016

Did you know it’s likely that more than 60% of the people visiting your salon website will be using a mobile device? “This means the majority of your potential clients will be using a much smaller screen than the one you may use at home to check or update your website,” says Phil Evans, managing director of Salon Guru (

To check whether your salon website is usable and attracts clients on mobile devices, Evans suggests these simple steps:

Check various devices:

> Visit your own website on a variety of devices, from small old cell phones to larger and newer phones with big screens. Also, be sure to try both Android and Apple phones.

> Visit using various sizes of tablets from Kindle Fires to iPads.

Check your content:

> Are all the important screens working?

> Can you access all your content?

> Do online booking and forms work?

Check your speed:

> Mobile users will either be on wifi or their network signal and will therefore have lower connection speeds. This can make your website very slow to load and cause users to give up and leave.

> Search for “google speed test” and add your website’s address on that site. It will give you a speed score for both mobile and desktop PCs.

Mother's Day Promo: Pick A Flower


Mother's Day Promo: Pick A Flower

by Staff

D'Amertri's Aveda based out of Colorado celebrates Mother's Day with a promotion that gives clients a chance to win prizes including discounts on services, including a year of free haircuts.

Find out why over 400,000 subscribers love our newsletters

On the Road: Kleur


On the Road: Kleur

by Beth Livesay

As a longtime fan of nail art collective Kleur, I was excited to find that they opened a salon in Long Beach, Calif., to showcase their artwork and eclectic style.


In our video section, watch salon professionals in action, listen to the advice of salon business experts, and tour inside the world’s top salons.


Create a Digital Resume on Canvas Recruit

by Staff

Canvas Recruit​ — a recruitment, education, and networking platform developed by two industry veterans — gives beauty professionals and students the ability to create beautiful digital resumes (“canvases”), apply for job openings, and collaborate with like-minded professionals.

Load More