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We Are Sunshine

Help STOP the War on Women!

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

ASA will post a different message to send to your representative every two weeks for you to copy and paste into an email to your US representative. There will also be a link that will direct you to your representatives …

Our Environment and Spray Tanning

Monday, March 26th, 2018

By Crystal Rooney, Sun Spot Atlantis

How can a spray technician in Florida using the same spray tan solution as a Colorado spray technician get a different outcome? The answer is simple – environmental conditions.

Perhaps you live in an …

Managing in a Family Business

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

By Ashley Laabs

Tanning salons, like many small businesses face a unique challenge: managing family members. In a recent Smart Tan poll, 42 percent of salons said that one or more of their employees are family. Overseeing the day-to-day activities …

Ahead of the Curve

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

It’s the age of innovation. Brands like Amazon and Apple are changing the world and achieving astronomical profits by doing things nobody else had imagined before. Meanwhile, in indoor tanning, Devoted Creations continues to lead the way, bringing revolutionary ingredients …

What Do You Want from Me?
Tips for Creating Fan-Friendly Social Content

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

By Ashley Laabs

Social media isn’t easy, but it is worthwhile if your business take the time to create fan-friendly social content. The sad fact is, many small businesses are too focused on using old-media tactics that just don’t work …

How to Manage Someone You Don’t Like

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

By Ashley Laabs

One of the most difficult aspects of managing a team is to practice a high level of professionalism. Often, this means putting objectivity ahead of your own personal preferences. This task is rarely more challenging than when …

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Raise Your Prices

Monday, March 19th, 2018

By Grant Miller, salon consultant

There’s a lot happening all around you that will affect how successful your business will be for the next several years. It’s already no secret that the number of tanning salons nationwide has dropped over …

Natural News: Four Common Sun Exposure Mistakes

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Prominent natural health advocacy group Natural News advised readers on correcting common mistakes regarding sun exposure in an article on

“The sun is a major healing force and is responsible for sustaining life on this planet,” wrote Natural News …