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11
Nov

Get Paid Online and Save Your Time

Did you know that choosing to accept online payments means that you’ll receive payments 2x faster? Many music teachers still only accept cash and check, but fewer people carry cash or have a checkbook at all. If your clients usually carry credit cards instead, you should offer more convenient payment options. Families have far fewer …

28
Oct

Automate, Automate, Automate!

When you’re running a business, one of the most precious commodities of all is your time. Psychology Today defines time management as “the ability to plan and control how someone spends the hours in a day to effectively accomplish their goals.” Notice the words plan and control. How many times have you said “I don’t …

16
Oct

Laundry List of Changes!

This week, we’ve got loads of little improvements to help you during this busy fall season (and yes, that is a laundry pun). The bulk of this week’s improvements are aimed at enhancing the user experience and making life a little easier by saving you some clicks. We made several changes throughout the app that …

14
Oct

Simplify Your Billing

Do you have a collection of students that all pay different rates? Are some families invoiced at different intervals? Just the thought of this sounds stressful and time-consuming juggling act. It sounds like it might be time to simplify your billing practices. When you first start out, it may be simple to manage multiple rates. …

30
Sep

Music Lesson Reminders

People are busy and their music lesson might not be top of mind. A timely email or text message can be very helpful to remind them that they have an upcoming music lesson or recital. Of course, it is possible to have too much of a good thing! So, what are the best practices for …

26
Sep

We’re (Pay)rolling with Excitement!

Dealing with payroll may not be the most exciting part of your job, there’s no need to be shy about it. That’s why with My Music Staff, all you’ve got to do is set your teachers up with their payroll rates and leave the rest up to us! Easy peasy, right? To kick things up another …

17
Sep

Understanding Those Pesky Payment Processing Fees

One of the big decisions you have to make when running your business is how to collect payments. And if you’re going to accept online payments, you’ll need to choose the payment processor that works best for you. Regardless of which one you go with, you’ll be paying processing fees on your transactions. Here are …

2
Sep

Be Reachable to Extend Your Reach

We live in an age where we can answer almost any question with a quick Google search from the smartphone that’s glued to our hip. The expectation of instant answers has changed the way people interact with each other, which has also extended to the way they interact with businesses – big and small. Your …

26
Aug

Time is Money

Happy Monday from the My Music Staff team! The sun is shining, the coffee pot is brewing and we’ve got some shiny new updates for you. Someone wise once said “Good things come to those who wait”, and we’re here to reward everyone’s patience. This week’s most exciting feature is something that many of you have …

19
Aug

Get What You Need from Your Registration Form

Your website tells the world everything they need to know about your studio. When a potential student comes to your website, they want to reach out to you so they can enroll in lessons. What is the end goal of the website? To capture the contact information of interested students and parents, you need a …

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