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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 …

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 …

20
Jan

What’s the Forecast?

The future is clear… at least, the future of your business should be. Planning ahead to where you want your business to go is crucial for its sustainability. Where do you see your studio this time next year? How do you plan your prospects and projections?  Maybe you would like to add more students; hire …

6
Jan

Calls-to-Action: Click here to learn more now!

See what we did there? Reading the headline of this blog post, it’s clear what we want you to do – click the post and read it. Calls-to-action, or CTAs, are pieces of content that encourage the user to perform a certain task. It could persuade them to sign up for a newsletter or register …

3
Jan

2020 Social Media Calendar for Music Teachers

As a music teacher or studio owner, you have so many things to stay on top of in order to keep your business running smoothly. One thing that takes up a lot more time than you have is managing your studio’s social media accounts. Finding time every day to post is hard enough, and when …

24
Dec

Stay Visible with Search Engine Optimization

  Once upon a time we used the phone book and the classified ads to find local businesses. They’ve gone digital, and so should you. Add your studio to the Yellow Pages online, your local Chamber of Commerce or Board of Trade listing. Also, check for other local business directories in your area. These registries …

9
Dec

Define Your Competitive Advantage

  Your competitive advantage helps you differentiate yourself from the crowd, while highlighting your value. What unique value do you provide to your clients? What cool skill or service do you offer that makes your studio stand out above the rest? It’s important to keep in mind that a competitive advantage must be difficult for …

25
Nov

Stay Connected: Getting Started with Social Media

  It’s estimated that there are over 3 billion social media users all around the world. Obviously, it’s become a very powerful tool, but social media for personal use is quite different from your business use. In order for it to work for your business, you need to have a plan. Determine your goals Take …

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 …

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 …

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