How To Manage a Music Studio

by Gerry Cobley on Nov 15, 2013 5:28:00 PM

Thinking through all the actions, and potential pitfalls, involved in running your own music school or studio can be daunting - especially for a teacher new to running a business.


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Dance School Management Software - The Big Picture

by Gerry Cobley on Feb 28, 2011 11:28:00 AM

There are lots of software options for management of your dance  studio, ranging from excel spreadsheets, to online scheduling services, to payment collection companies. I believe that if your goal is to make studio management a simple and effective process, and free yourself up for the fun things, like teaching, that give you your energy, then Integration is the answer.


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Music School Management Software - The Big Picture

by Gerry Cobley on Feb 17, 2011 10:44:00 AM

There are lots of software options for management of your music school or music studio, ranging from excel spreadsheets, to online scheduling services, to payment collection companies. I believe that if your goal is to make studio management a simple and effective process, and free yourself up for the creative things that give you your energy, then Integration is the answer.


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Help! (again) What would the best dance studio management system do?

by Gerry Cobley on Feb 14, 2011 8:00:00 AM
It seems to us at YourVirtuoso HQ that the needs of dance schools and studios for excellent management systems are not being fully met.

Our vision is a fully integrated system that pulls together your schedules and rosters, revenue and receivables, instructors, locations, recitals, website, blog and twitter accounts, photo gallery, online enrollment etc., - all in one simple but comprehensive package.


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Help! What would the best music school management system do?

by Gerry Cobley on Feb 10, 2011 7:45:00 PM

It seems to us at YourVirtuoso HQ that the needs of music schools and studios for excellent management tools are not being fully met.


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Dance Studio Website Benchmarks

by Gerry Cobley on Jan 24, 2011 9:49:00 AM

I recently wrote about music teacher website performance, and realize that the same benchmarks should apply, within reason, to dance studio websites. I previously blogged on options for creating your teacher website, and some of the things to look for, but if you already have a website you are happy with, I thought you might be interested in some benchmarks for how well it is performing.


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Music Teachers Website Benchmarks

by Gerry Cobley on Jan 21, 2011 4:08:00 PM

I have blogged in the past about options for creating your teacher website, and some of the things to look for, but for those of you who already have a website you are happy with, I thought you might be interested in some benchmarks for how well it is performing.


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Is Online Studio Management For You?

by Gerry Cobley on Jan 14, 2011 4:46:00 PM

If you are looking at an online studio management system for your music school or dance studio, you will have come across online services such as YourVirtuoso and maybe you are a little uneasy with not having a CD of software to install?


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Can the Best Studio Software Generate More Revenue?

by Gerry Cobley on Jan 10, 2011 2:39:00 PM

A good studio management system can certainly help you maintain high levels of customer service in your dance or music studio, and this can help with retention and re-enrollment, but can it generate new business for you?


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Online Class Registration for Music and Dance Studios

by Gerry Cobley on Dec 21, 2010 1:46:00 PM

The business case for online class registration can be difficult to make if you don't know how many of your customers register for your classes because of it.


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