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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 …

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 …

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 …

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