American Salon Stories Episode 23: Nina Kovner, Passion Squared—Part 2

Passion Squared’s Chief Awesomeness Empowerer, Nina Kovner, returns to the Podcast (listen to part one here) for a deep dive with Gordon Miller into the big idea/trend of "influence" (and influencers)—and what both mean for salons and professionals. A regular contributor to American Salon, and one of the most social and digital media savvy professionals we know, Nina shares her considerable insights into social and digital marketing as well some great recommended resources for our audience. 

About: Gordon is CEO at where he works with co-founders Gerard Scarpaci and Randy Taylor (along with the rest of the hairbrained team) to empower our professional community by way of inspiring content, engaging education and quality commerce. Gordon can be found online at or as @gordnm on Instagram. In real-time, you can find Gordon at major beauty events where he often moderates best practice panels in digital and social media. Email Gordon at [email protected]

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