4 Challenges Of Every Music School Owner, Actually All Small Businesses

So you know you can teach music…congratulations! It’s only the first step. Offering your services and successfully running a profitable business is a whole other problem. This is the problem most music teachers who want to grow a successful business face. It feels like a massive tangle of problems: How do I get clients? How…

How To Run Your Teaching Biz Like A Badass Boss

I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too. – Steve Martin Too often, I hear music teachers say they are…

Why price is the most important factor for private music teachers

Pricing your music teaching services is one of the trickiest parts of running your business. Low Price Price yourself too low and you may not be able to pay your bills.  Plus, your perceived value is lower.  Why is this teacher so much cheaper than the others?  Maybe they’re not as good. High Price Price…

Why preschoolers are the best clients for private music teachers

Music teachers need students   Usually, when a teacher begins their business, clients are hard to come by.  Also, choosing who to work, with as a niche-focus, seems counter-intuitive.  You need the business, you don’t want to turn away anyone else.  However, to stand out in the crowd, it’s always advisable to choose a niche…

How do I know what to say on my music teaching website?

  What To Say On Your Music Teacher profile or website? As I talk to my music teacher coaching clients, I’ve heard many of the same questions.  One of these questions is, “What do I say on my website?”  Or “What should I put on my profile? Once upon a time you could make a…

What Are The Top 5 Mistakes Of Music Teacher Websites?

Every music teacher needs a website.  It’s like having a virtual office and provides a way to communicate with your students and your potential students.  As a business owner, you know this is as important as your storefront. In my wide-angled magical career path, I co-founded an early Internet ad agency with Cathay Pacific as…