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12
Mar

Feature Spotlight: Practice Log Communication

In My Music Staff, you can use Lesson Notes, Online Resources, and Repertoire to communicate with your students. This will help support their ongoing music study practice outside of lessons. But did you know your students can use their Practice Log to communicate with you about how their practice is going? You can review the …

6
Mar

More Mini March Updates!

We’ve been getting so much positive feedback from our recent update, which included a major overhaul to email capabilities within My Music Staff. But we haven’t stopped yet! The team has just released some new updates that improve usability throughout the platform. Our latest updates: When manually emailing an invoice, and Auto Pay is an …

2
Mar

You’ve Got Mail

Today we’re introducing a major overhaul to the platform’s email capabilities. This update includes a number of highly requested features from My Music Staff members, including the ability to schedule an email, forward previously sent emails, and keep a history of messages sent to teachers! Here are our exciting email enhancements:  Find yourself writing studio …

2
Mar

Your Accountant Can Count on You

This blog post is about everyone’s least favorite time of year: tax season. Do you or your accountant get overwhelmed when you show up with a box full of expense receipts for the year? Keeping your bookkeeping organized throughout the year has many benefits beyond being ready for tax season. We’re always within arms reach …

27
Feb

Feature Spotlight: Uploading Video Make-Up Lessons

Many music teachers are moving away from make-up credits and make-up lessons. Scheduling becomes a pain, and your time could be spent focusing on other aspects of your studio (or taking a well-deserved break!). Instead of the traditional in-person lesson, a video make-up lesson offers benefits to both the teacher and the student! Teachers can …

17
Feb

Tell Your Story

Every music teacher has their “why” – why you started teaching lessons, and why you opened your studio. If we had a conversation, I’m sure the story of your studio would flow naturally, but is that same narrative found on your website? Your story tells the world why you teach and why they should choose …

12
Feb

Practice Makes Perfect!

Don’t be alarmed if your students mention the Practice Log page of the Student Portal looks a bit different… it’s time for us to introduce a handy new feature we’ve added to help make practice time easier to track! Our new Practice Timer allows your students to time their practice directly in the app. The …

6
Feb

20/20 Vision

The My Music Staff team has spent the first month of 2020 working on improvements to help make things clear. That is to say… we’ve got 20/20 vision! We’ve tweaked some language and fixed some formatting to help you and your families better understand what you’re seeing. Here’s our list of updates: Improvements and enhancements:  …

3
Feb

Embracing the Tech of the 21st Century

You’ve probably noticed that today’s students are digital natives; they grew up using screens instead of paper. Instead of sticking to old school methods that may turn them off of music lessons, speak their language and make technology part of your teaching style! Technology is a great resource for musical education, and the clever use …

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