summer slowdown

How To Boost Business During the Summer Slowdown: Part 1

Summertime is nearing, and while that means beach trips, ice cream and cookouts for most people, it can mean slower days at the tattoo shop for business owners. This infamous summer slowdown comes as a result of more than half

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face tattoo

My Client Wants a What on Their Face? How Tattoo Artists Should Deal with Face Tattoos

Did you know that about 72 percent of people with tattoo usually have them hidden by clothing a lot of the time? The growing face tattoo trend changes this. Social media is already awash with people posting photos of their face tattoo with the hashtag

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tattoo shop business plan

How to Go from Tattoo Artist to Boss

You’re in the midst of a successful career as a tattoo artist. You’ve learned the ropes, earned your stripes and have a good sense of what it takes to excel in the tattoo industry. As a motivated entrepreneur, you have

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InkBook Tax Day

Is Your Tattoo Shop Ready for Tax Day?

With Tax Day fast approaching, now may be an ideal time to (re)assess your tattoo business’ “tax readiness.” Operating a small business has always presented potential tax reporting issues, especially if you’re not running your business on a software platform

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tattoo feature

You Know You’re a Tattoo Artist When….

9 Hilarious Stories Only Tattoo Artists Can Relate To Do you work at a tattoo parlor or own one? If so, then you must have come across some situations that leave an imprint in your memory. Some of these moments

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women-run businesses

Supporting Women-Run Businesses

International Women’s Day was on March 8, but support for women-led businesses should remain top of mind all year-round. Women entrepreneurs are key players in driving the economy and contributing to the business community at large. DaySmart Software, makers of

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