How To Teach Guitar The Smart Way

how to teach guitarFinally! You can learn how to teach guitar the SMART WAY and take your teaching studio to the next level

Want to learn how to teach guitar lessons more effectively? Ready to attract more new students, reduce the number of students who quit, and start getting paid what you’re really worth?

Welcome to Start Teaching Guitar, the premier resource website and podcast for guitar teachers! You came to the right place if you’re looking for:

  • Step-by-step instructions about how to teach guitar and finally be SUCCESSFUL with it
  • Guidance about MARKETING your guitar lessons and attracting more new students
  • Help with STUDENT RETENTION so you can stop the bleeding and keep more of the new students you attract
  • Resources to help you eliminate many of the HEADACHES and RISKS most guitar teachers experience

I’ve been there…I’m just a regular old guitar player who learned how to teach guitar. I built my own successful guitar teaching business, and I’ll share all the “inside secrets” I used with you so you can do the same thing.

What are your GOALS for your teaching business? Need to make more money than you’re currently bringing in? Want more time off to focus on other areas of your life? Want to grow things to a bigger level…maybe even eventually own your own music school? I can help you make it happen.

Getting started is easy

I have a bunch of FREE RESOURCES available on the site to help you get started. Here’s what you should do first:

Step 1: Download my FREE EBOOK “Teaching Guitar The Smart Way”

A good place to start is making sure you have all the BASICS covered. My eBook can help you fill in any gaps in the foundation of your teaching business and continue from here with a solid foundation. I really SHOULD be selling this for $24 because it’s a great beginner’s guide to getting started with teaching guitar lessons. It covers some key stuff you will definitely want to know, including:

  • 9 reasons why TEACHING GUITAR LESSONS can be the BEST career decision you’ll ever make
  • Step-by-step instructions on the BASICS of setting up your guitar teaching business
  • Links to a FREE guitar lesson curriculum you can use to start teaching RIGHT AWAY
  • Info on how to overcome many of the HANGUPS people run into when they try to teach guitar lessons

Just click below and fill out the form…I’ll send you your own free copy of my eBook right away and show you how to teach guitar lessons and be more successful!






Step 2: Check out these FREE PODCAST EPISODES

I have TONS of podcast episodes covering many different aspects of teaching guitar, but these are the episodes you should check out FIRST if you’re already an established guitar teacher and you want to learn how to teach guitar more effectively:

Step 3: Check out my free Group Guitar Class Training Videos

Teaching your students in groups is a great way to leverage yourself as a guitar teacher, teach fewer hours per week and make a lot more money. This series of free videos will explain how to grow your teaching studio to a whole new level through teaching group classes. Just click here and then enter your name and email to get access to the free training videos.

Step 4: Check out my free Retention Rate and Attrition Rate Calculators

Before you can can get to the next level, you have to identify where you currently are AND you need a way to measure your progress. I put together these simple web-based calculators to show you how well you’re doing with keeping your existing students from quitting. Try them out…it’s easy!

My Retention Rate Calculator will give you a snapshot of your effectiveness as a guitar teacher in the form of a percentage. The higher your percentage, the better teacher you are!

Your students are the life-blood of your teaching business. My Attrition Rate Calculator tells you the percentage that your teaching business is bleeding to death. The lower your percentage, the more healthy your business is.

Step 5: Join the free STG Facebook Group (Public Guitar Teacher Forum)

I also put together a free Facebook community for guitar teachers called the STG “Public Guitar Teacher Forum”. It’s a great place to ask questions, build relationships with other guitar teachers and learn more about how to be more successful as a teacher. Just click here to join the group and we’ll get you added within a few hours. NOTE – you’ll need to have a Facebook account to join (creating one is easy). Once you join, post your biggest, most urgent question about improving your teaching studio there…some of the group members will do their best to answer it for you.

You can do this!

Even if you’ve been teaching guitar for years, but have never been able to reach the level of success you’ve always wanted…you can totally do this! I’m here to help you succeed and I can explain how to teach guitar and get results. What are you waiting for? Click one of the links above to jump in and get started right away!


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