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Back to Business: Building trust and incentivizing tanners to return

Monday, June 8th, 2020

As you begin to or prepare to reopen your tanning business, many of your most important efforts will revolve around the notion of trust.

Picking up where we left off with last month’s cover feature, extreme cleanliness and other measures …

Get Your COVID-19 Sanitation Certificate

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Certificates of completion are now available for Smart Tan Members who take our new Professional Tanning Salon COVID-19 Training. Once you’ve completed the training, please email to receive a certificate via email.


Smart Tan’s new Professional Tanning Salon …

Coaching Your Sales Staff

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Sales is a key component to any thriving retail business, and it’s not an easy skill to master. Every salon relies on its staff to demonstrate this ever-changing skill while working as a team to provide clients with a pleasant …

Guide to the Main Street Lending Program

Monday, June 1st, 2020

As a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Federal Reserve has created the Main Street Lending Program to provide a total of $600 billion in financing for small and medium-sized businesses.

While the program’s …

Stop Shunning Your Intuition

Monday, June 1st, 2020

By Ashley Laabs

The contemporary business world encourages people to make decisions based on measurable data, and rewards them for their measurable achievements. But even as we consume an overwhelming amount of data, we don’t necessarily feel better prepared to …

Sunbeds Useful for Skin Condition Treatment: Review

Friday, May 29th, 2020

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 …

Customer Relations: Old-school style

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

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 …

Make the Difference Clear

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

By Matt Russell, Smart Tan CEO

As the threat of COVID-19 begins to diminish, life and business will gradually gravitate closer to normal, but some of the effects will stick around and become part of a “new normal.” It’s undoubtedly …