In business we call it “first impressions.” Psychologists call it “thin slicing.” Regardless of what you call it, career experts say it takes just three seconds for someone to determine whether they like you and want to do business with you. According to BusinessInsider.com (2015), you have even less time to make a good first […]
Looking back, I feel like I have had three different lives as a studio owner: Studio owner before kids. Studio owner with young kids. Studio owner with kids in other activities. Before I had children, my studio centered on the needs of the classes. Whatever worked best for the classes took first place. If we […]
You’ve put together your class schedule and written your studio policies, but one of the most important tasks still has to be done: deciding how you will process payments.
When I started my business, I started dance studio registration in June of each year and closed it in early November because that was when we measured students and ordered recital costumes. After that time we were technically closed to new students until summer brochures came out in March of the following year—a registration flow […]
In the dog-eat-dog world of dance, studios need to stay vigilant if they want to edge out nearby competitors.
Here’s how you can figure out if you need to go to collection and a few tips to make the process a smooth one.
If you’re bogged down will parent emails, calls and texts, use these guidelines to streamline your communication.
If a disagreement between parents is disrupting the harmony of your studio, work with all parties to quickly resolve the conflict.
Dance studio owners will likely face the same issues as other small businesses, but there are easy solutions to many of these problems.
These free marketing tools will help dance studio owners create awesome campaigns in less time.
You may need to raise class prices in order to expand your studio, and these tips will help make the transition a smooth one.
Mama drama is inevitable in dance studios, but you can minimize its impact with these practical tips.
You can help to keep your dance studio’s students and teachers happy by adopting these easy practices.