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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 make …

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 others …

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 a …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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