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Nail pros: Here’s how changing your mindset can help you earn £3-5k a month

By Jo Tompkins | 14 March 2024

What do you do for a living? “I just do nails.” I was never interested in nails and beauty when I was younger. In fact, I bit my nails until I was 25! I was embarrassed by them though, and finally managed to (sort of) kick the habit. And that’s…

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The top 5 mistakes nail techs are making on social media

By Jo Tompkins | 19 February 2024

I’ve probably looked at more nail tech social media pages than anyone else on the planet. I have also probably helped more nail techs than anyone else on the planet to get fully booked and earn £3-5k a month, and part of that strategy comes down to social media marketing. …

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I’m a multi award-winning nail tech – and here’s my strategy for business success

By Jo Tompkins | 15 January 2024

After building a successful, award-winning mobile nail business, Joanna Tompkins was awarded the Scratch Stars Nail Business Mentor Of The Year Award in 2023 for her work within the free Nail Tech Tribe community and the Nail Business Success Club (NBSC). She supports sole trader nail techs and beauticians, who…

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2019 Columnists

Scratch unveils expert magazine columnists for 2019

By Helena Biggs | 2 January 2019

As 2019 kicks off, Scratch welcomes new expert contributors that will be imparting wisdom through the magazine in the year ahead. Covering topics from business to media, design to technique and so much more, be inspired by those that have – and are – making waves across the nail sector.…

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