Lesson Reminders

People are busy and their tutoring might not be top of mind. A timely email or text message can be very helpful to remind them that they have an upcoming lesson. Of course, it is possible to have too much of a good thing! So, what are the best practices for sending lesson reminders? As [...]

September 30th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Understanding Those Pesky Payment Processing Fees

One of the big decisions you have to make when running your business is how to collect payments. And if you’re going to accept online payments, you’ll need to choose the payment processor that works best for you. Regardless of which one you go with, you’ll be paying processing fees on your transactions. Here are [...]

September 17th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Be Reachable to Extend Your Reach

We live in an age where we can answer almost any question with a quick Google search from the smartphone that’s glued to our hip. The expectation of instant answers has changed the way people interact with each other, which has also extended to the way they interact with businesses – big and small. Your [...]

September 2nd, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Get What You Need from Your Registration Form

Your website tells the world everything they need to know about your business. When a potential student comes to your website, they want to reach out to you so they can enroll in lessons. What is the end goal of the website? To capture the contact information of interested students and parents, you need a [...]

August 19th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Building Your Brand: The Importance of a Logo

Whether walking down the street or scrolling through your phone, you're face to face with businesses all the time. Your logo is the face of your company - it is the first thing someone sees when looking it up. How you brand your business is one of the most important decisions you can make. A [...]

August 5th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Effective Exit Interviews

Nobody wants to lose customers, but it’s a reality of running a business. However, it's a great opportunity to review policies or best practices. Here are a few ways you can conduct exit interviews: Create an online survey using something like Survey Monkey, and email it to your students. Give your families a survey in [...]

July 8th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Get Sent Straight to the Inbox

Spam detection has grown more sophisticated over the years and there’s a chance your emails are getting sent to the junk folder. Something called Sender Engagement is now a factor in determining which emails make it into your recipients' inboxes and which make it into their junk folder. So, what is sender engagement? Email providers will [...]

June 24th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Benefits of a Student Portal

An online portal should be a student or parent's first stop for the answers to their questions. No need to repeat yourself any longer. An online portal is also a great way for your students to engage with your studio outside of their scheduled lesson times. They can bring part of that in-studio experience home [...]

June 10th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Document Disconnect

Does you use multiple programs to keep track of your day to day business? How many tabs do you have open in your browser? Do you find yourself losing countless hours scheduling everyone in your Google Calendar, while their billing information is stored in an Excel spreadsheet? Do you open your Word document with families’ [...]

May 27th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

What Should I Put On My Website?

In this digital age “word of mouth” may not be enough to bring in new students. A well-crafted website can be the hardest working ‘salesman’ on your team! To make it effective, we need to be very particular about what we include and exclude from our website. Here are some non-negotiables that need to be [...]

September 8th, 2017|Tutoring Business Tips|