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How to Open a Nail Salon for $1,000 or Less (Without Debt!)

You can begin your career as a salon owner in the black: Start saving early, do your research, hunt for bargains, and keep overhead low.

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How Much Does a Salon Point-of-Sale System Cost?

Salon POS solutions range in price from free to $200/month and up. Typically prices are based on the number of users, and there may be additional costs for installation, hardware, and payment processing.

New Business Management System Aims to Simplify Salon Operations

The creators of new business management system Boulevard came from an engineering background and had no previous beauty experience, but the challenges they experienced when booking services convinced them that there was a need for a better system.

How Can a Salon POS System Help Me Manage My Beauty Business?

Salon point-of-sale systems do a lot more than take payments and schedule appointments. Salon management software automates marketing, inventory, reporting, and staff management, freeing up owners to focus on the work they enjoy.

Salon Owner Workshop: Keeping Profits in your Pockets

Nail tech and consultant Amy Masters aims to repair your salon finances with her live, interactive, online workshop: Keeping Profits in your Pockets.

Play the Money Game to Save for Your Nail Education

Nanci Soltani shared a clever way of saving up so she can attend the nail cruise each year — it’s the Money Game.

Start Saving Now for Future Networking Events

Let’s talk about some ideas for saving to attend networking functions.

Crowdsourcing: Do You Accept Apple Pay or Venmo or Other Non-Traditional Forms of Payment in the Salon?

This month we asked nail techs: Do you accept Apple Pay or Venmo or other non-traditional forms of payment in the salon?

Congress Introduces Legislation to Aid Beauty-Based Businesses by Extending Tax Tip Credit

Congressman Darin LaHood and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene recently introduced legislation that would extend the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) tax tip credit to employer-based beauty service establishments where tipping is also customary.

How to Save Money While Traveling

Here are some of my personal ways to save, figured out over the years as I travel.