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The Start Teaching Guitar Podcast

STG 140: G4 Guitar Network – Interview With David Hart

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed | Subscribe: iTunes, RSS David Hart has become a friend of mine in recent months, and we meet together via Skype on a regular basis. David has been teaching guitar in Australia since the early 1990’s and he grew a large music school with multiple locations […]

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STG 139: How To Start Teaching Guitar On A Shoestring Budget

Money is usually a big factor when you’re thinking about getting started with teaching guitar. How will you be able to afford to rent teaching space? How much new gear will you need and how much will it all cost? What about furniture? Setting up your website? Advertising? There are lots of things you could […]

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STG 138: Increasing The Lifetime Value of Each Student

There’s an old saying in marketing and business: “You can’t manage what you can’t measure”. The best way to manage your teaching studio and make sure you’re on the path to profitability is to keep track of a few important metrics, including how much a single student is really worth to your business. That metric […]

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STG 137: Marketing For Students – Should You Push or Pull?

There are two basic approaches to marketing for new guitar students: you can go after them (using push marketing tactics) or you can try to get them to come to you (using pull marketing tactics). The big difference is who is making the initial contact…you or the potential student…and that makes a huge difference in […]

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STG 136: Beginning Guitar Teacher Questions Answered

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed | Subscribe: iTunes, RSS There are lots of guitar players out there who would love to turn their love of music into a source of income, and maybe even do music as a career some day. Teaching is one of the more rewarding and more lucrative […]

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STG 135: Avoiding Overwhelm In Your Teaching Studio

One of the biggest reasons students quit taking guitar lessons is because they start to feel overwhelmed. Interestingly enough, this is also one of the biggest reasons why guitar teachers give up on their teaching studios and decide to do something else for a living. Overwhelm is like a two-edged sword that can wreck your […]

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STG 134: Busting Some Common Myths About Teaching Guitar – Part 3

There are lots of myths floating around out there about teaching guitar lessons. They sound logical, so most people who’ve never experienced anything different just accept them at face value and operate their teaching studios accordingly. The problem is that when you operate based on wrong information, the results you produce are usually messed up, […]

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STG 133: Busting Some Common Myths About Teaching Guitar – Part 2

There are lots of myths floating around out there about teaching guitar lessons. They sound logical, so most people who’ve never experienced anything different just accept them at face value and operate their teaching studios accordingly. The problem is that when you operate based on wrong information, the results you produce are usually messed up, […]

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STG 132: Busting Some Common Myths About Teaching Guitar – Part 1

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed | Subscribe: iTunes, RSS There are lots of common myths about teaching guitar lessons floating around out there. They sound logical, so most people who’ve never experienced anything different just accept them at face value and operate their teaching studios accordingly. The problem is that when […]

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STG 131: Disqualifying the Students You Don’t Want to Teach

Should you be trying to work with every potential guitar student who knocks on your door? Is being a successful teacher really about working with anyone and everyone, whether they’re a good fit for your studio or not, just to get more money coming in? Of course, the answer to both of these questions is […]

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