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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 […]

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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 119: How To Open Your Own Music Store

 

  There are several ways to add additional income streams to your teaching studio, but one of the most interesting ways is to open your own music store on a small scale and resell musical instruments, teaching materials and guitar accessories to your students. If your business is well-enough established, your guitar students can be […]

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STG 116: 5 Methods For Mastering Money In Your Guitar Teaching Studio

 

  http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG116.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Many guitar teachers have a love/hate relationship with money. It’s awesome to get paid for doing something you love, but it’s no fun working hard doing something you love and not getting paid what you should be. Too many guitar […]

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STG 112: Growing Your Teaching Studio $5 At A Time

 

 http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG112.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS There are a lot of cool websites out there, but the coolest site for small business owners has got to be fiverr.com. There’s no place else on earth where you can get almost anything done that you could imagine and only […]

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STG 106 : How To Make Your Taxes Less Painful

 

  Benjamin Franklin once said “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Tax season comes around every single year, and it’s a big source of stress and frustration for most small business owners, including guitar teachers. If you procrastinate and don’t do anything to prepare yourself for tax […]

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STG 080: The Pros and Cons of Self Employment

 

 http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG080.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Being a full-time self-employed guitar teacher is a path to the kind of success and the kind of life many people dream about…but it’s definitely not for everybody. There are lots of reasons why it could be the best decision you […]

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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: iTunes | 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 solution […]

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STG 053 : Accounting Basics For Guitar Teachers

Accounting and bookkeeping for your teaching business doesn’t have to be BORING or OVERWHELMING! It can actually be a valuable tool to help you grow and manage your business more effectively. In this episode, I’ll explain 5 key accounting concepts you need to understand to be able to speak your accountant’s “language”, 3 key financial […]

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STG 043 : Four Key Business Metrics For Guitar Teachers

Do you ever feel like you don’t have any CONTROL over your teaching business? Almost like your driving down the highway with your EYES CLOSED…HOPING you’re heading where you want to go? Well, you don’t have to WONDER and GUESS any more! Tracking a few key BUSINESS METRICS for your teaching business will help you […]

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