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Nick Kidd

Nick has been a sales and marketing professional for almost two decades. Nick started with IcareLabs in August of 2015 and has quickly learned the ropes of the optical industry thanks to his love of problem solving. Nick loves to pay attention to bleeding edge technology in the optical industry. In his off time he DJ's as well as produces music.
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SNEAK PEEK: Transitions Gen 8 Coming Soon!

Posted by Nick Kidd on Feb 5, 2019 12:44:00 PM

 

Transitions Signature 7 lenses made leaps and bounds over Transitions VI which launched a new era of photochromic lenses for patients to enjoy. Now the new Transitions Gen 8 is poised to revolutionize the industry once again!

 

Building off of the massive success of last years new Transitions 7 Style Colours and XtrActive Style Mirror options, your patients will now have the latest technology behind their new favorite pair of glasses.

 

Coupled with the Instant $100 program that will help increase your optical sales through second pair purchases, 2019 can be your practice's best year yet!

 

Let's take a look at the roll out:

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Topics: Lab Technician's Corner, Infographics, Eyewear 101, Trade Talk, Eye Care Community, Optical Sales Coach, Sales Strategies, Marketing, Revenue Tactics, Insider

How To Find The Right Wholesale Optical Labs In 2019

Posted by Nick Kidd on Jan 10, 2019 9:01:00 AM

 

 

We all know the end of any year tends to be one of the busiest times for anyone in the optical industry. It can get a bit crazy between the holidays and patients trying to cash in their vision plans before they reset.

 

Now that has passed, many practices are seeing their lab bills in a new light and most likely thinking about how they can lower that bill so they can increase their bottom line without sacrificing the quality products that their patients have come to expect.

 

Just like your New Year's resolutions, there is no better time than the first of the year to take an objective look at what your current wholesale optical lab is doing for you and if there is any room for improvement.

 

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Topics: Eyewear 101, Trade Talk, Sales Strategies, Marketing

MyIcareLabs.com Is Your Complete Customer Portal

Posted by Nick Kidd on Dec 20, 2018 9:01:00 AM

 

Our myicarelabs.com customer portal is your one stop shop for everything your practice needs to be able to run smoothly.

 

Built in-house by James Payne in 2008, the simple and friendly user interface gives you complete access to every benefit you receive by being part of the Icare family.

 

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Topics: About IcareLabs, Lab Technician's Corner, Insider

Easily Track Your Orders And Review Statements With MyIcareLabs

Posted by Nick Kidd on Dec 6, 2018 9:03:00 AM

 

The myicarelabs.com customer portal does more than just simply placing your orders. We've already covered how you can order stock lenses/frames, print shipping labels, take care of lab credits, and easily find what you're looking for

 

How would you like the ability to track all of your jobs in progress or pull up completed jobs in on convenient location?

 

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Topics: Lab Technician's Corner, Trade Talk, Optical Sales Coach, Insider, About IcareLabs

Stop wasting time digging through price lists!

Posted by Nick Kidd on Nov 20, 2018 11:43:17 AM

 

 

Trying to find the correct price or availability for your patient's lenses can be a real chore. IcareLabs knows less time trying to find what you need and what it costs, means more time you can focus on your patients.

 

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Topics: About IcareLabs, Trade Talk, Insider, Sales Strategies

Lab Credits Made Easy With MyIcareLabs Customer Portal

Posted by Nick Kidd on Nov 15, 2018 11:56:40 AM

 

 

Two things are certain in life in the optical industry, taxes and warranties. While we can't help with the taxes, our 50 years of experience has helped IcareLabs make your warranty and credit process as easy as possible.

 

With our credit form you'll be able to easily ensure your account is credited properly.

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Topics: Lab Technician's Corner, About IcareLabs

Shipping Labels And Stock Cart - MyIcareLabs Customer Portal

Posted by Nick Kidd on Nov 1, 2018 9:01:00 AM

In my previous blog posts I showed you how easy it is to order your stock lenses and your stock frames through our MyIcareLabs customer portal. But what about checking out to receive your stock order?

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Topics: About IcareLabs, Lab Technician's Corner, Optical Sales Coach, Insider

Stock Lens Ordering Is A Breeze With IcareLabs

Posted by Nick Kidd on Oct 10, 2018 9:59:49 AM

One of our most praised functions in the myicarelabs.com customer portal is the ability to easily order your stock lenses.

 

IcareLabs is committed to making sure your practice has the lenses you need, when you need them!

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Topics: About IcareLabs, Lab Technician's Corner, Optical Sales Coach, Revenue Tactics

Need Stock Frames? IcareLabs Has Your Practice Covered

Posted by Nick Kidd on Oct 4, 2018 9:41:00 AM

Ordering stock frames has never been easier thanks to IcareLab's easy to navigate myicarelabs.com customer portal.

 

We can offer your practice a wide variety of options that enable you to decrease the amount of time your patients are waiting for their new glasses.

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Topics: About IcareLabs, Optical Sales Coach, Sales Strategies, Insider

Cut Down On Lab Errors With Fully Integrated Online Rx Ordering

Posted by Nick Kidd on Sep 25, 2018 12:20:11 PM

As we have mentioned before, IcareLabs has been at this for 50 years now and has seen it all. We pride ourselves on finding solutions to problems and then implementing them.

 

One problem all labs and lab customers have experienced too often is input errors on phone and fax orders. As hard as we tried we could not come up with a phone or fax system that met our stringent accuracy standards.

 

So we created our state-of-the-art myicarelabs.com online ordering portal:

 

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Topics: About IcareLabs

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