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Q & A: Nail Salon - Laundromat Combo

January 12, 2012  | Blog Post

We just opened up a brand new state-of-the-art laundromat. We have some space right in the front, where we are adding a small nail salon and may be a tanning booth to attract more customers for

Keywords: Q&A   salon services  

Q&A: Opening in the Winter

October 20, 2011  | Blog Post

How do you feel about opening a nail spa in the winter?JayHi Jay,Excited, and for two reasons. If I remember correctly, Robbie mentioned in his Blueprint post that it helps to have a soft opening to

Keywords: Makeda   Q&A  

Q & A: Commission v. Booth Rental

June 16, 2011  | Blog Post

I am planning on opening up my own nail salon in Boulder, Colo. I am still working on the business plan because I will need a loan. I would like to open something that resembles a

Keywords: Q&A   recruiting/hiring/retaining staff  

Q & A: Opening a Salon without a Nail Tech License

June 15, 2011  | Blog Post

I do not have my nail technician license yet, but I do have a degree in business. Can I open a nail salon and have someone else manage it?TakishaHi Takisha,Yes, you can open a salon in

Keywords: California   California state regulations   Q&A   salon services  

Q & A: Waxing Services and Compensation Systems

June 14, 2011  | Blog Post

I am in the process of gathering all the information I need in order to write up a business plan for a nail salon that I'd like to open up. I'm trying to find out on

Keywords: Q&A   recruiting/hiring/retaining staff   salon services  

Q & A: Princess Party Services

April 29, 2011  | Blog Post

What products do you use for the girls during Princess Parties? Is it only a basic mani/pedi along with desired nail polish? Or do you actually use acrylics or gels?RoxanaHi Roxana,We use our regular manicuring products

Keywords: clients   Q&A   salon services  

Ask an Editor: How Can I Do the Nails for a Cover of NAILS Magazine?

March 30, 2011  | Blog Post

Hi guys. Once a week, I’m going to answer a frequently asked question (FAQ) about NAILS Magazine. This way, I will have a place to refer other readers when they ask the same question and hopefully

Keywords: Ask an Editor   Hannah Lee   Q&A   techniques  

Q & A: Co-Marketing with Other Businesses

March 15, 2011  | Blog Post

I just wanted to know how you set up appointments with other businesses to market yours. I have put in paper specials, coupons, and fliers for my salon. Thank you.DottyHi Dotty,When I come across a business

Keywords: marketing/promotions   networking   Q&A  

Q & A: Non-compete Clause

October 25, 2010  | Blog Post

Should a guideline be written in a salon manual that an employee is not allowed to take client hair formulas if they are fired, laid off, and/or the employee leaves for personal reasons? Should the client

Keywords: Q&A   recruiting/hiring/retaining staff  

Q & A: Salon Esthetics

October 21, 2010  | Blog Post

We recently bought an existing nail salon in NYC. I was a former client and always fantasized about what I would do with a salon if I ever owned my own. Well, here I am, and

Keywords: Q&A   salon decor/design  

Q & A: Salon Square Footage and Rental Costs

October 8, 2010  | Blog Post

Hi Alica,Thanks for your response, it was very helpful. A few more questions: What is a good square footage for a nail salon with eight manicure stations and six pedicure stations? Is $3,100/monthly + taxes too

Keywords: Q&A   salon decor/design  

Q & A: Negotiating Rent

September 29, 2010  | Blog Post

Hi Alica,Your story is very inspiring. My wife and I are looking to start a nail salon. I presume the very first step is to find and secure a location. Did you have to start paying

Keywords: Q&A   salon decor/design  

Q & A: Number of Clients

September 24, 2010  | Blog Post

Thanks for the info. I am looking to open my salon in a few months and wanted to know: On average, how many clients do you get a day?JC We get around 25 clients a day. We

Keywords: clients   Q&A  

Q&A: Massage and Payroll

September 21, 2010  | Blog Post

I’m in the process of opening up a salon: Is it lucrative to offer massages or just keep the salon nail-focused, which is what we originally planned? Also, do you pay salary or commission?Jo Hi Jo,We stopped

Keywords: Q&A   recruiting/hiring/retaining staff   salon services  

Q&A: Consequences of Playing Hooky

September 15, 2010  | Blog Post

What are the consequences at the salon if a staff member fails to attend work?Roxy Hi Roxy,If the employee doesn’t have a valid reason and/or doesn’t make any attempt to tell us, the first time is a

Keywords: Q&A   recruiting/hiring/retaining staff  


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