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STG 140: G4 Guitar Network – Interview With David Hart

 

  http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG140.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | 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 […]

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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 […]

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STG 136: Beginning Guitar Teacher Questions Answered

 

 http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG136.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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STG 130: How to Make A Big Splash With A Small Studio

 

  Do you ever feel insignificant in your guitar teaching studio, like nobody else in your community really knows you exist? You probably have some larger businesses in your city that get tons of media exposure, newspaper write-ups and interviews, but did you know that with a good plan, some hard work and a little […]

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STG 115: Why Guitar Teachers Who Specialize Make More Money

 

  Just like with doctors in the medical profession, you can choose to generalize or specialize as a guitar teacher. That choice can make the difference between a thriving business with almost no competition and struggling to attract enough students to make a good living with your teaching studio. There are a few situations where […]

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STG 114: How To Succeed At Offline Marketing

 

  Advertising and marketing can be a challenge for any small business. The good news is that there are really only three kinds of marketing you need to learn about: online marketing, referral marketing and offline marketing. While you’re waiting for your website and referral program to kick in (which can take some time), there […]

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STG 113: How Emotions Influence New Student Acquisition

 

  It’s a very familiar story: a potential new student comes along through your website or some other form of advertising, they read all about the cool features of your studio and they seem to be getting close to signing up for guitar lessons…but then they decide against it. Maybe they even sign up with […]

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