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The Start Teaching Guitar Podcast

STG 096: 7 Secrets of Student Retention

 

  http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG096.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS A lot of guitar teachers struggle to grow their businesses because they lose students as fast as they come in…it’s like trying to bail water out of a sinking ship, and they never seem to be able to get […]

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STG 093 : Protecting Your Students From Hand Injury

 

  One of the lesser talked-about aspects of playing the guitar is protecting yourself from repetitive strain injuries in your hands and wrists. There’s nothing more disheartening than spending years of your life mastering an instrument like the guitar and then finding out you may have to give it up completely because you never took […]

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STG 091 : How To Resolve Conflicts With Your Guitar Students

 

  Experiencing conflict with one of your students is pretty rare, but it definitely happens. When it comes to resolving conflict with difficult guitar students, an ounce or prevention is worth a pound of cure: it’s a LOT easier to use good student retention practices to prevent problems from ever happening than to try and […]

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STG 090 : Dealing With Overcommitted Guitar Students

 

  Overcommitted students are common in almost every teaching studio, but you don’t have to let that become a problem for you. If you can understand what life is like for the families of these students and adapt the way you do business to make things EASIER for them, you can take good care of […]

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STG 087 : How To Teach Great Guitar Tone

 

  The gear and equipment your students use can play a huge part in what kind of guitar players they become, and in whether or not they really get excited about learning the guitar. Being able to dial in a really good, appropriate guitar sound for the style of music your students want to learn […]

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STG 071 : Growing Your Teaching Business Through Simplicity

 

  Sometimes when you add MORE, you actually end up with LESS. Many times the best way to grow your guitar teaching business is through SUBTRACTION and not ADDITION. Adding more of the wrong features, products and services can actually decrease your effectiveness and hurt your student retention, and often the best way to reach […]

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STG 070 : 3 Simple Sales Techniques To Improve Your Teaching Profits

 

  Wouldn’t it be cool to improve the profitability of your teaching studio and make more money without having to attract a single new student or do any additional advertising? Using these 3 simple, easy-to-implement sales techniques you can earn more income from the students you ALREADY TEACH by providing extra services that can add […]

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STG 036: How To Be a GREAT Guitar Teacher

http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG036.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this episode we’re digging into all the different qualities and skills that make a guitar teacher GREAT! One of the best ways to grow your teaching business for the long-term is to improve the QUALITY of the services you provide, […]

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STG 029 : How To Be A Musical Troubleshooter

In this episode, I’m going to give you a HUGE SECRET for being a better guitar teacher…how to TROUBLESHOOT PROBLEMS with your student’s guitar playing. Troubleshooting skills are ESSENTIAL for helping your students overcome weaknesses and make better progress on the guitar…they really are one of the primary things that separate a GOOD guitar teacher […]

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Helping Your Students Set Musical Goals

 

 The whole process of improving on the guitar is driven by setting and reaching musical goals. Setting goals really is the key to success, not just with the guitar, but in every area of life. It’s almost impossible to master something as complicated and vast as the guitar without setting some clear goals that you […]

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