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Is Your Nail Department Profitable?

August 10, 2011  | Blog Post

I’m so excited that we had several comments from the last article. Keep the comments coming — we love hearing from you! Thank you Kim, Lydian, Natasha, Helene, and Gerry for being brave and posting your

Keywords: Jill Wilson   service pricing  

Passing It On

August 1, 2011  | Blog Post

I want to take this opportunity to thank Nails Magazine for this opportunity.  I have enjoyed writing this blog over the last six months with Sandy. When I accepted this position I thought, “What am I

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Forget Fill Gridlock

July 25, 2011  | Blog Post

Pedicures are our biggest dollar earner per hour. We may have natural nail clients and artificial nail clients, but guess what? They both need pedicures. Stylists have to do chemical services to make more money and

Keywords: Jill Wilson   salon services  

Kudos, Ladies

July 18, 2011  | Blog Post

Wow! A round of applause goes out to Sandy and Rachael (the nail tech Sandy spoke of in her last post). Congratulations Rachael for taking a leap of faith and trusting the suggestions to make your

Keywords: Jill Wilson   salon services  

Walk, Run, Dance

July 11, 2011  | Blog Post

We’re wrapping up our series on getting healthy for a better career. We’ve conquered getting a good night’s rest and we now know how sleep can affect our day. We’ve talked about eating healthy and no

Keywords: health   Jill Wilson   nail technician health  

Move It or Lose It

June 27, 2011  | Blog Post

In the previous post we talked about the F-word: fitness. This is the continuation of that discussion. The same month I started attending boot camp, I also started the Couch-to-5K running program. This program literally gets you

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Making Time for Fitness

June 22, 2011  | Blog Post

Wow, Sandy, thank you for your testimonial. I am so proud of you — losing 22 pounds is awesome! So happy to hear about your weight loss and that you’re eating healthy. I am equally excited

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Food for Thought

June 14, 2011  | Blog Post

Have you started to pay more attention to your sleep schedule yet? Have you started a nightly regimen to get to bed early? Are you getting the recommended seven to nine hours? I hope you listened

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The Coach Says “Sleep”

June 6, 2011  | Blog Post

Yesterday, I ran my second half-marathon, 13.1 miles. This was hard work and today my body feels my accomplishment! I live in Minnesota, where it gets hot and humid during the summer months. The race was

Keywords: health   Jill Wilson   Minnesota  

Add-on Advice for Veteran Techs (Part 2)

June 1, 2011  | Blog Post

This is part two of the list of solutions for the seasoned nail technician who is reluctant to offer add-on services. These suggestions will help us to become more confident and give us new techniques to

Keywords: customer service   Jill Wilson   salon services  

Add-on Advice for Veteran Techs (Part 1)

May 24, 2011  | Blog Post

In last week’s post, I gave new nail technicians solutions to feel more comfortable with making add-on offerings. This week’s list of solutions is for the seasoned nail technician. These suggestions will help us to become

Keywords: customer service   Jill Wilson   salon services  

Add-ons: Overcoming Objections

May 17, 2011  | Blog Post

In last week’s post, we talked about the many reasons why nail technicians hold back on offering additional services and add-on menus. This list of reasons is from the last article and below each one you’ll

Keywords: customer service   Jill Wilson   salon services  

The Reasons Why Not

May 9, 2011  | Blog Post

I consult with salons all over the U.S. and Canada helping to build strong successful nail departments. Many times, I see a lack of add-on services being offered. Although there are many reasons the nail techs

Keywords: customer service   Jill Wilson   salon services  

The Art of the Add-On

May 4, 2011  | Blog Post

Anyone out there want to make more money?  Do you know nail technicians who want to increase their income and transform their lifestyle?  Who wants to add a little excitement to performing the same old services

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Hand Them the Brush

April 26, 2011  | Blog Post

We have formally introduced ourselves to our client. We’ve exchanged pleasantries and welcomed them into our salon as we walk toward our station. At this point, most nail technicians will seat their client and begin the

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