Keeping Clients in the Know

One of the most effective ways to get (& keep) your clients on your side is to keep them informed.  Especially for families that are already juggling multiple after-school activities for each child.  The easiest way to accomplish this is through a studio newsletter.

5 Tips to Celebrate Incremental Growth With Students in the Music Studio!

We are getting into the third month of a new school year & it’s feeling … well, not so new anymore.  Routines are set (or not set depending on your point of view).  The weather may be changing, but unfortunately, it also tends to lead to dropping many of those awesome routines we have set …

Building Excitement For Lessons

It’s the start of a new academic year in the studio and that means I’ve been working at building excitement for lessons that are starting just around the corner!  
Whether your lessons have already begun or they are oh-so-close to starting, building excitement in those weeks up to AND after lessons have begun is crucial.  Everyone is settling into a new routine and if something is exciting, it’s talked about.  Which leads to more time spent on it!

Helping Special Needs Students Adjust to Online Lessons

Moving your studio online can be a wonderful opportunity for students to learn in new ways & stay connected with you even when you can not be in the same physical place.  However, some students may need a little more than, “We are moving online!  Here’s how!”  Specifically helping special needs students adjust to online …

How to Say “No” When Clients Ask for More Than You Can Give

There are so many great parts of running a business.  The freedom.  The clients.  The students.  But, there are times when those same things can seem overwhelming.  Especially when you need to say “no” to clients. I understand that it can be frustrating when a client asks for more than you can give.  I’ve been …

How to Flip the Script if You Are Feeling Underappreciated By Your Clients

Feeling underappreciated by clients happens to the best of us.  But, there are ways to turn this around. Recently, I was at a birthday party & someone I hadn’t seen in a long time asked what I’d been up to.  I briefly shared about a new project in my studio & that I was presenting …

Sharing student success

Sometimes families say goodbye.  And, it isn’t necessarily because they don’t like your teaching.  They just don’t know if or how their child is progressing because you aren’t sharing student success on a regular basis. So, they leave thinking that their child hasn’t learnt anything.  But, WE know that isn’t true.