How To Be A Goal Digger, A Beginners Guide
In this edition of the Biz Talk, we receive a few pearls of wisdom for new nail artists on the block from the extremely talented YN Mentor and our friend Rhiannon (Rhi) Miles. A successful money-making professional nail artist, Rhi has built a thriving career over the past 13 years. What does a profitable [...]June 20, 2019
The Frustration Is Real...Why Do Trade Shows Suck
You’ve heard it here first. We are confirming what most nail pros already believe. And yes, the frustration is the real. Trade Shows suck. Back in the day, Professional Cosmetology Trade Shows were the great catalyst for community and innovation within the beauty, hair and nail industry. Trade Shows were a vibrant space filled with [...]June 19, 2019
Young Salo Talks Shops About Life After 50 Young Nails Founder. Matriarch. General Badass.
Today we’re switching gears and talking shop with the founder and matriarch of Young Nails, Young Salo. We asked Young to give us a few nuggets of wisdom and share more about her journey as an empowered female entrepreneur and trailblazer. Family First. A lot of people don’t know that I started my business after many [...]June 18, 2019
How To Create Nail Content
We love fielding questions at our One Week Course (aka OWC) from the many nail professionals that join us from all over globe. It’s incredible to hear first hand, which issues keep you up at night and which ones jump start your mornings. One hot topic everyone likes to talk about is- content creation [...]June 17, 2019
E-Files Friend Or Foe?
Nothing spreads faster than a healthy serving of gossip with a side of negativity. Who doesn’t love to revel in someone or something when they miss the mark. Time and time again, we hear so many people, (clients and nail professionals) bad mouth the Electric File and this reputation has really stuck around. So are [...]June 16, 2019
Salon Pricing Structure What does Nail Art and a Supreme Pizza have in common?
Hot on the heels of another incredible Young Nails Reno Roadshow, we answer the crowds’ most burning questions. Much to Habib’s surprise, no one raised a hand to ask for takeaways on his new found freedom, the sugar-free life. Instead the room, packed with professional nail artists, was abuzz with this very important topic: [...]June 15, 2019
The Importance of Speed
Meet Genesis, a soft-spoken pro nail artist starting to make moves in the business. We found her at a crossroads that many nail techs often find themselves. With a year of salon experience under her belt, Genesis feels the itch to make a big career change from commission. She wants to branch off to start [...]June 14, 2019
Hiring Nail Pros & Buildling a Team
If you’re looking to expand your salon business, knowing how to hire nail pros and building a dynamic team can pose quite a challenge. This is an adaptation of a discussion we had with Brionna, a salon owner from Pennsylvania, who is currently looking to build a salon team of her own. We can definitely [...]June 13, 2019
Help A Nail Pro Build Out Clientele
We’ve been incredibly grateful for all the Young Nails love and loyalty. So we wanted to pay things forward in our special family of professional nail techs. This new Biz Talk Live Call is our way of reaching out and offering some fresh ideas to slay your salon business demons. We look forward to [...]June 12, 2019
How To Build Exposure For Your Nail Business
Getting exposure of your nail work is such an essential part of building a clientele but how do you do it? Should you build out a Social Media following or should you try some Old School Marketing Tactics? There are quite a few power combinations worth trying out. Recently, a client direct messaged me for some [...]June 11, 2019
Salon Ownership, Is It Right For You?
Salon Owner versus Independent Nail Artist, who will be the winner of this what-do-I-do-next battle? For many professional nail artists, living the dream means opening your own nail salon. It’s the ultimate career goal. What could be more satisfying than designing your own store, being the big boss, and having no one to answer to [...]June 10, 2019
What Do Nail Pros Need To Succeed?
What do Nail Pros need in order to succeed in the nail business? The question in and of itself is quite broad and surely lead us down many paths. Is it a fully stocked shelf of professional nail products? Is it a slice of humble pie? Together with Tracey Reierson, our Young Nails General Manager [...]June 9, 2019