The Benefits of Music Teacher Software

by Gerry Cobley on Jul 19, 2016 8:30:00 AM
No More Passion Smashing Paperwork!
Does implementing music teacher software really save you time? Can it actually generate more income from your studio?
In this case study, we have taken a typical, fairly small, music studio as an example, and calculated the time saved, money saved and revenue generated from the use of the suite of studio management features included in YourVirtuoso. The results are compelling. Your mileage may vary, of course. The conclusion probably will not...

Read More

The Business Case for Music School Software

by Gerry Cobley on Jul 7, 2016 11:45:00 AM
Its all about Return on Investment - ROI
Selecting and implementing advanced music studio/school management software takes an investment of your time and effort. As a business manager, in addition to the other (more comfortable) hats you wear, you need to know whether that investment is going to have benefits - a Return on your Investment.
In this case study, we have taken a typical, reasonably large, music studio as an example and calculated the time saved, money saved and revenue generated, and the results are compelling. Your mileage may vary, the conclusion probably will not...

Read More

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.


Read More

Register Online for Private Lessons? Never say Never...

by Gerry Cobley on Aug 9, 2011 10:29:00 AM

Music and Dance studios that have adopted online registration love the fact that they can fill classes without spending all their off-hours (or hiring admin staff) entering family, student and payment information in their record keeping systems.


Read More

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.


Read More

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.


Read More

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.


Read More

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.


Read More

Online Registration - Where do the customers come from?

by Gerry Cobley on Jan 28, 2011 4:15:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how your customers get to your website, and whether you are doing better or worse than your colleagues or competitors?


Read More

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.


Read More