Tag Archives: Word-of-Mouth Advertising
The Start Teaching Guitar Podcast

STG 085 : Growing Your Teaching Studio Through Special Promotions & Sales

 

  There are two ways you can use marketing & advertising to bring in new guitar students: “slow and steady over time” and “in chunks”. Most of your marketing efforts will be focused on keeping a slow and steady stream of prospects and referrals coming in, but once in a while it can be very […]

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STG 066 : How To Increase Your Word of Mouth Referrals

 

  Word of mouth referrals are the easiest, most effective and most productive way to attract new guitar students, and they usually bring in the highest quality students, too. If you haven’t started mobilizing your existing students and using them to do your advertising and recruiting for you through word-of-mouth referrals, you’re not making as […]

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Guitar Teacher Interview 021 – Joshua C Liston

 

 One of the driving principles behind Start Teaching Guitar is that we can all learn from each other. This “Guitar Teacher Interview” series is a chance for us to hear from other guitar teachers around the world and hopefully get some ideas for our own teaching businesses. This interview is with Joshua C Liston, a […]

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STG 057 : How To Track Leads And Convert Them Into Guitar Students

Have you ever been so busy with teaching guitar lessons and keeping your business running that you forgot to call back someone who was interested in becoming your student? It’s a common problem once your teaching business starts to get some traction, but you don’t have to lose new students just because you can’t keep […]

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STG 056: Teaching Guitar To Kids

http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG056.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Have you ever pulled your hair out trying to teach an 8-year-old how to play an open C chord? Some guitar teachers think teaching younger kids is the least desirable way to make a living, but that’s only true if […]

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STG 055 : How To Use Online Classified Ads To Attract More Guitar Students

In this episode, I’ll be covering how to use online classified ads to advertise your teaching business more effectively and attract new guitar students. Classified ads may not be the biggest avenue for new students, but it’s an advantageous one to check into because they are easy to set up and don’t cost you any […]

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STG 051 : How To Optimize Your Sales Funnel To Attract More Guitar Students

Is the process of attracting new guitar students and generating referrals baffling to you? Maybe it’s because you don’t have a high-level understanding of how marketing works in your teaching business. This episode will explain exactly how! I’ll get into the 6 stages your STUDENTS go through as they become customers in your teaching business, […]

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STG 030 : 7 Lies You’ve Been Told About Teaching Guitar Lessons

http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG030.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this episode, I’ll be telling you about 7 very common misconceptions…LIES, actually…that a lot of guitar teachers have been told. A lot of the things we take for granted and consider to be common sense JUST AREN’T TRUE when it […]

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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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STG 027 : How To Use Niche Marketing To Succeed As a Guitar Teacher

In this episode, I’ll tell you all about niche marketing and how it can benefit you as a guitar teacher. Niche marketing (as opposed to MASS marketing) is a great way to differentiate yourself in a crowded area with lots of other guitar teachers, and it can actually help you attract MORE students and be […]

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