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Sunbeds Useful for Skin Condition Treatment: Review

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Discounting commercial sunbed use as a treatment option for those suffering from dermatological diseases may be a disservice for patients, according to a review of previous research on the subject.

“Unsupervised sun exposure is a standard recommendation for some patients …

ASA State Regulatory Program: A Very Busy 2019

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

State regulatory advocacy efforts continue to be an important part of the American Suntanning Association’s efforts to promote the responsible use of sunbeds in professional salons.

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

Customer Relations: Old-school style

Friday, May 24th, 2019

By Ric Rooney, Sun Spot Atlantis

Since I started in this business way back in 1991, current technology has given us some fantastic new tools to reach potential customers and keep in touch with current ones. Smartphones, websites, text messaging …

The Power of People

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Owning and operating a small business becomes a lifestyle for many people. Day-to-day tasks, managing employees, maintaining market initiatives, developing relationships with customers and evoking a positive image of the business: All of these realities add up, requiring more time …

Get a Debt-Free Business Education

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

By Ashley Laabs

After opening your business, time gives perspective to an owner’s strengths, weaknesses and greatest points of potential. Successful entrepreneurs garner knowledge everywhere they can, and the age of the Internet is making this easier than ever.

Typically, …

Living His Best Life     

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Tanning and a cold beer sound like the perfect combo for a day at the beach, but you probably wouldn’t imagine the business sides of the two have much in common.

A 30-plus year veteran of the beer industry, Hugh …

Your Spray Space is Talking

Monday, May 20th, 2019

In a unique way, your spray tan room is telling clients who you are, how you operate and what they can expect from your services. Consider the presentation of your spray space as a first impression of your sunless services.…

What’s Your Type? Personality testing and the hiring process

Friday, May 17th, 2019

By Laura George, The Hot Spot Tanning Salon

How do you select the right new hire when almost every applicant states that they have great customer service skills, are trustworthy, reliable, friendly, and fast learners? You interview them for 10 …