Want to Grow a Group Lesson Program? Use Your Website!

Do you offer group lessons in your studio?

Do you want to move to group lessons but are afraid of losing current students?

Are you worried about how to get new students to fill your group lesson program?

Group lessons are a huge trend in music studios right now, and for good reason. Many teachers find teaching in groups to be deeply rewarding for both themselves and their students.

However, making big changes in your studio can be nerve-wracking, as your studio families aren’t always as eager for group lessons as you are.

This post will show you how to use your website to help achieve your group lesson goals.

You’ll learn how to leverage your website to showcase your group lessons and attract new families to your studio. You’ll also learn how to use your website to demonstrate the enormous benefits of group lessons to your current families.

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5 Tips to Get Your Website Ready for Fall Enrollment

Does the thought of getting ready for fall lessons feel completely overwhelming?

Are you tired out from spring festivals, recitals, and summer camp planning?

Is vacation (or even a long nap) at the top of your priority list right now?

Does fall enrollment feel like your LAST priority?

You are not alone!

You’ve worked hard this year, given everything to your students, celebrated their successes and supported them through their struggles.

Before you reach that vacation or long nap, though, you can make your life in the fall much easier (and help your student numbers grow) by investing just a small amount of time in your website now.

In this post, I’ll give you 5 quick ways to be sure that your website is ready for fall enrollment - before you say goodbye to your final lesson of the school year.

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5 Tips for Getting Great Recital Photos

Your recital is a great opportunity to get photos that showcase your students, their hard work, and your dedication as a teacher.

However, it can be difficult to get great recital photos.

Maybe parents didn’t take good photos to share with you, you didn’t get the shots you were hoping for, or your students just didn’t smile much (I’ve had all of these things happen).

Here are 5 tips to help you make the most of this priceless photo opportunity:

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Create Graphics for Your Website in 4 Easy Steps

Are you looking for an easy way to take your website design to the next level?

If you are able to design your own simple graphics, you’ll bring a polished, professional edge to your website.

You can also use these steps to create graphics for newsletters, recital programs, and other studio materials.

Creating graphics for your studio materials may seem intimidating at first, but it's actually an easy process. It’s a great way to customize your studio materials and make your message stand out.

What you’ll need:

→ Your computer

→ Thirty to sixty minutes to practice (see what I did there?)

Since you’re usually on the teaching side of the learning process, enjoy this opportunity to learn a new skill!

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Spring Clean Your Website in 10 Days: Part 3

When was the last time you cleaned up your website?

Styles and trends online change quickly. Your studio website can start to look a bit dated before you know it.

The good news: you can keep your website looking fresh and up-to-date without spending a ton of time!

Here’s what you’ll need:

→ Thirty minutes (or a bit more) per day for 10 days

→ A spring cleaning checklist with easy-to-follow instructions (this blog post!)

New to this spring cleaning series? Check out part 1 and part 2 before diving into this final post.

If you’re caught up and ready to finish making your website sparkle, read on.

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Spring Clean Your Website in 10 Days: Part 2

When was the last time you cleaned up your website?

Styles and trends online change quickly. Your studio website can start to look a bit dated before you know it.

The good news: you can keep your website looking fresh and up-to-date without spending a ton of time.

Here’s what you’ll need:

→ Thirty minutes or so per day for 10 days (just 3-4 days per week)

→ A spring cleaning checklist with easy-to-follow instructions (this blog post!)

If you haven't started spring cleaning your website yet, you'll want to begin with Part 1 of this series.

Sit down, get comfortable. Turn on your favorite productivity soundtrack (this week I'm listening to the 80s pop songs that my middle school students are learning).

Ready to give your website a good spring cleaning?

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Spring Clean Your Website in 10 Days: Part 1

When was the last time you cleaned up your website?

Online styles and trends change quickly. Your studio website can start to look a bit dated before you know it.

The good news: you can keep your website looking fresh and up-to-date without spending a ton of time.

Here’s what you’ll need:

→ Thirty minutes or so per day for 10 days (just 3 or 4 days per week)

→ A spring cleaning checklist with easy-to-follow instructions (this blog post!)

Sit down, get comfortable. Turn on your favorite productivity soundtrack (Haydn symphonies are my favorite for this).

Ready to give your website a good spring cleaning?

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Quick Tip: The $1000 Contact Button

How do parents contact you?

Let’s say that a parent is on your website. They like what they see, and they’re ready to reach out.

Does it make a difference how they get in touch with you?

 

This quick tip post will show you:

→ The $1000 difference a contact button can make

→ How to use contact buttons to hear from more parents than ever before

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How to Write a Bio That Parents Will Read

Let’s talk about you.

Have you ever noticed that it can be hard to talk about yourself?

It’s even harder to talk about yourself in a single paragraph that is meant to be an accurate representation of who you are as a music teacher.

It’s easy to say too much, too little, or to simply name your accomplishments in laundry-list format.

A bio is a tricky piece of writing to get right.

 

In this blog post, I’ll give you:

→ 4 helpful things to keep in mind when crafting your bio

→ A quick formula for crafting a bio that parents will read to the very last sentence

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3 Quick SEO Tips to Help Parents Find You

Does the idea of working on your website’s SEO make you nervous?

Are you wondering what SEO even is?

Are you looking for some quick ways to improve the SEO of your studio website?

SEO is important to understand, because it gives you control over how easily parents find you. It’s a valuable tool in your marketing toolbox.

 

In this post, I’ll give you:

→ A quick rundown on SEO, and why it matters to your success

→ 3 quick, easy-to-use tips on improving your website’s SEO

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Want to Stop Explaining Music Lessons to Parents?

Have you ever wondered how much information you should share on your website?

Do you feel like you spend too much time explaining music lessons to potential studio parents?

Do you wonder if you should share your policy on your website, or if that would only discourage potential parents from contacting you?

A studio website that uses clear, concise language will do two valuable things for you...

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