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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 …

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 …

5
Aug

Building Your Brand: The Importance of a Logo

Whether walking down the street or scrolling through your phone, you’re face to face with businesses all the time. Your studio logo is the face of your company – it is the first thing someone sees when looking it up. How you brand your business is one of the most important decisions you can make. …

22
Jul

Crafting the Perfect Teacher Bio

Becoming a successful music teacher doesn’t just happen overnight – it takes years of hard work! So it makes sense that you’d want to list all of your achievements, qualifications and experience in your teacher bio. However, that’s not always the best way to communicate to students who you are. So, how do you strike …

8
Jul

Effective Exit Interviews

Nobody wants to lose customers, but it’s a reality of running a business. However, it’s a great opportunity to review studio policies or best teacher practices. Here are a few ways you can conduct exit interviews: Create an online survey using something like Survey Monkey, and email it to your students. Give your families a …

24
Jun

Get Sent Straight to the Inbox

Spam detection has grown more sophisticated over the years and there’s a chance your studio emails are getting sent to the junk folder. Something called Sender Engagement is now a factor in determining which emails make it into your recipients’ inboxes and which make it into their junk folder. So, what is sender engagement? Email providers …

10
Jun

Benefits of a Student Portal

An online portal should be a student or parent’s first stop for the answers to their questions. No need to repeat yourself any longer. An online portal is also a great way for your students to engage with your studio outside of their scheduled lesson times. They can bring part of that in-studio experience home …

27
May

Document Disconnect

Does your studio use multiple programs to keep track of your day to day business? How many tabs do you have open in your browser? Do you find yourself losing countless hours scheduling everyone in your Google Calendar, while their billing information is stored in an Excel spreadsheet? Do you open your Word document with …