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STG 102 : How To Build Momentum and Reach The Tipping Point

 

  Nothing is more frustrating than pouring your heart and soul into your teaching business for months and feeling like you haven’t made any progress. Most guitar teachers tend to give up when they don’t quickly see results for their efforts, but more often than not, the breakthrough you’ve been looking for in your business […]

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STG 101 : How To Choose The Right Business Name For Your Teaching Studio

 

  Have you ever seen a business with a really bad name…or worse yet, a name that you never even bothered to remember at all? Your business name really can make or break your teaching studio, and if you design a great name, it can become one of your biggest marketing advantages. In this episode, […]

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STG 100: Milestones – 100 Episodes of Start Teaching Guitar

 

  https://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG100.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS This week is the 100th episode of the Start Teaching Guitar Podcast! In this “centennial” episode, I’m going to talk about the milestones we’ve hit together with STG and tell the story of how it all came together almost […]

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STG 098 : How To Be a One Stop Shop For Your Guitar Students

 

  When I was a kid we had a different shop to visit for everything we needed: we bought our groceries at one store, our clothing at another store, our light bulbs the local hardware store and our vehicle tires at the local tire store. Then I remember when Wal-Mart opened a store in our little […]

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STG 096: 7 Secrets of Student Retention

 

 https://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG096.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS A lot of guitar teachers struggle to grow their businesses because they lose students as fast as they come in…it’s like trying to bail water out of a sinking ship, and they never seem to be able to get ahead. […]

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STG 092: 12 Online Productivity Tools For Guitar Teachers

 

 https://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG092.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Today’s high-tech world has it’s ups and downs, but it’s a great time to be alive and teaching guitar lessons. There are more inexpensive tools available today to help you run a successful teaching studio than there have ever been in […]

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STG 091 : How To Resolve Conflicts With Your Guitar Students

 

  Experiencing conflict with one of your students is pretty rare, but it definitely happens. When it comes to resolving conflict with difficult guitar students, an ounce or prevention is worth a pound of cure: it’s a LOT easier to use good student retention practices to prevent problems from ever happening than to try and […]

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STG 086 : How To Fire Your Worst Guitar Students

 

  Sometimes one of the best ways to grow your teaching studio is to pull out the pruning shears and weed out the “bottom 10%” of your students…the ones who cause the most trouble, who don’t respect your studio policies and who seem to not be a good fit. It can feel scary sometimes to […]

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STG 083 : Are You Ready To Teach Guitar Full-Time?

 

  Making the leap to teach guitar lessons full-time can be a scary proposition. How do you know if you’re really ready? How do you even know if it’s the right decision for you? Making your teaching studio a full-time career can be one of the most liberating experiences of your life, as long as […]

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STG 081 : 4 Ways To Expand Your Teaching Studio

 

  If you’ve been teaching guitar lessons for a while and it feels like you’re stuck in a rut, then this episode is for you! It’s time to start thinking about ways to EXPAND your current teaching studio and growing it into a more successful business that lets you help more students and also put […]

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