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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Subscription Business Model for Music Studio Management

by Gerry Cobley on Mar 13, 2012 12:48:00 PM

While individual lessons have generally been paid on amonthly basis, because group classes have set schedules and durations, the most common form of payment has been "Up Front", or a deposit and balance at first class.


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Quickbooks Accounting and Dance Studio Management

by Gerry Cobley on Jul 13, 2011 9:59:00 AM
After outgrowing and "graduating" from the spreadsheet management technique, I used Quickbooks for several sessions as my only management system for managing class enrollment in an enrichment studio. You can do a lot by defining families as customers, students as jobs and setting up memorized invoices for each class. However, very soon the limitations of using an accounting system as a registration database drove me to a more modern database approach.
Modern dance studio management systems for tracking family/student enrollments are the natural, and the best, place to keep on top of customer fees and payments.

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Music Studio Management - Keeping Quickbooks Up to Date

by Gerry Cobley on Jul 8, 2011 12:50:00 PM
Modern music studio management systems for tracking family/student enrollments are the natural, and best, place to keep on top of their fees and payments. This raises the question of how to use them in combination with the rest of your financial accounting systems and processes.
Our approach, using YourVirtuoso and Quickbooks as an example, is described below.

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