Posts tagged with: "kidzrock"

How To Raise Your Teaching Rates

Blog Entry - October 17, 2018

How much do private music teachers make?  I’m frequently asked how much do private music teachers make? How much should I charge for my lessons? Raising your rates for lessons is an emotional yet necessary decision. Rising expenses will eat away at your profits if you don’t consider raising tuition on an annual basis. Customers … Continue reading “How To Raise Your Teaching Rates”

How to Compete Against a Music Franchise

Blog Entry - October 1, 2018

Do you have a School of Rock or Bach to Rock in your market? Perhaps your local Guitar Center or Sam Ash is now offering music lessons. Music education franchises are a relatively new and on the move phenomenon. The mom-and-pop music-shop can’t rely on homegrown charm and hometown loyalty.  You have to learn how … Continue reading “How to Compete Against a Music Franchise”

Drunk Email

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A Drunken Night-A Happy Ending Jon Buchan was in trouble. He couldn’t make payroll for his struggling business. A night out drinking was in order. What else is a broke entrepreneur with only a pocket full of change to do?   The story gets better-possibly worse. Mr. Buchan wrote an email that night to send … Continue reading “Drunk Email”

What Customers Really Think About Your Prices

Blog Entry - September 27, 2018

The Value of Lessons Some music studios use pricing as a marketing tactic. When I started my music school I made a point to enter the market as the most affordable lessons in town. This approach is a race to the bottom. Both literally and figuratively. People don’t care about the price. They care about the … Continue reading “What Customers Really Think About Your Prices”

Can You Answer These 3 Questions?

Blog Entry - July 23, 2018

WHAT do you do?  HOW do you do it?  WHY do you do it?  Business expert, Simon Sinek says you must be able to answer these 3 seemingly simple questions to achieve clarity, purpose and ultimately greatness.  At first glance, the answers seem obvious.  Finding your WHY is the true challenge. It’s often the missing piece … Continue reading “Can You Answer These 3 Questions?”