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We Are Sunshine

Look Like a Big Deal

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

By Jenny Backman, Carolina Tan Factory

I am a small business salon owner, just recently adding my third salon, all within 20 miles of each other. I get asked time and time again if there are locations in different areas …

Don’t Neglect the Follow-Through

Friday, November 29th, 2019

By Scott Nichols, UV Utilities

It’s all in the follow-through! If you were to Google the definition of follow-through, it will come up saying “the continuing of an action or task to its conclusion.” In management, I have found the …

ASA State Regulatory Program Has 103 victories in 7 years

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

State regulatory advocacy – a key cornerstone of the American Suntanning Association’s efforts to promote responsible sunbed usage in professional salons – will face new challenges in 2020.

Efforts to restrict UV tanning in salons for clients under age 18 …

Keep Your Priorities Straight this Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

By Scott Nichols, salon GM and consultant

The holiday season is upon us, and many salons are gearing up for their promotions and sales. We are entering one the best times of the year with customers wanting to get their …

Beat Colds and Flus with Vitamin D

Monday, November 25th, 2019

By Carole Baggerly, GrassrootsHealth

Did you know that by raising your vitamin D level to 40-60 ng/ml (100-150 nmol/L) you could lower your risk of not only bone diseases but also everyday colds and flus? GrassrootsHealth, together with 48 world-renowned …

A Big Deal on a Small Budget

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

By Tara Sanders, Touchable Tans

Last year, I was lucky enough to celebrate my salon’s five-year anniversary. They say that it takes five years to “make it or break it,” so I’m on the better end of those odds! I …

Move Over, Entrepreneurs: Are you stifling your biggest asset?

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

By Ashley Laabs

When you’re running a business, it can become very easy to recognize something that can help your business grow – especially when you don’t have it. Instead of focusing on the want to seek resources you don’t …

Social Made Simple: A planned approach and the right resources make effective social media marketing practical for all

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Outside of organic word of mouth, tanning businesses we speak with now consistently report that social media is their most useful way to reach potential clients. As Facebook and Instagram have become more prominent and tanning business owners have seen …