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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 […]

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STG 111 : Why Prospects Don’t Become Guitar Students (And What To Do About It)

 

  Have you ever had potential students get really close to signing up for guitar lessons, and then have them back out? There’s a business concept called “friction” that can make it harder for people to choose to do business with you, and if you don’t understand what’s going on, it can be baffling as […]

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STG 108: How NOT To Teach Guitar Lessons

 

  http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG108.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS I’ve done lots of podcast episodes about how to become a better guitar teacher; today I want to take a look at this from a different angle and talk about how NOT to teach guitar lessons. There are tons […]

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STG 098 : How To Be a One Stop Shop For Your Guitar Students

 

  When I was a kid we had a different shop to visit for everything we needed: we bought our groceries at one store, our clothing at another store, our light bulbs the local hardware store and our vehicle tires at the local tire store. Then I remember when Wal-Mart opened a store in our little […]

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STG 097 : How To Use An Amazing Guarantee To Grow Your Teaching Studio

 

  Did you know that one of the best ways to grow your teaching studio is to offer a guarantee? Guarantees take away the risk of trying guitar lessons with you and provide a higher level of comfort for your potential students, but they can also be a tool to dramatically increase your student acquisition, […]

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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 ahead. […]

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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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Guest Article – 5 Things Every Guitar Teacher Should Know

 

  5 Things Every Guitar Teacher Should Know, Guitar Coach Magazine If you have aspirations to become a guitar teacher, but are not quite clear as to how to approach the subject, then you are not alone. There are many points to consider and it isn’t as easy as some may be led to believe. […]

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STG 076: Why You Need To Raise Your Tuition Rates

 

 http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG076.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Are you tired of struggling to make ends meet as a guitar teacher? Ready to break through the financial barriers that are holding you back and also start teaching some better quality students who respect you and your time? The […]

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