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Music Teacher’s Helper – This software should be mandatory for all private music teachers. You can set it up to send out automatic lesson reminders, track lesson progress, do automatic billing, accept credit card payments, and so much more. My favorite aspect of this software is the practice journal for each student. I LOVE seeing how much a student practiced before I gave them their lesson.
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The E-Myth Online Education Program – Grow yourself as an entrepreneur and grow your business at your own pace. E-Myth’s education directly responsible for turning me from a musician and music teacher into an entrepreneur. It taught me how to think like an entrepreneur and really grow my business. Honestly, every time I take an E-Myth course, MY INCOME INCREASES! I’m enrolled in one right now and am committed to always staying enrolled in an E-Myth course.
Making Money Teaching Music by David R. Newsam & Barbara Sprague Newsam. This is the first book that I found to help me grow my music lesson business. I read this shortly after I got my first private student. Although some of the material in the book is a bit dated (it was last published in 1995), it’s a great read that contains some timeless wisdom. Click here to read Making Money Teaching Music…
The E-Myth Revisted by Michael Gerber. This principles found in this book are the foundation of The E-Myth Online Education Program. This book is required reading for all of the private music teachers and music studio owners that I consult. Click here to read Click here to read The E-Myth Revisited…
The Referral Engine by John Jantsch. The most effective form of marketing is word-of-mouth marketing. Having enthusiastic students talking about your lessons will bring you more business. This book is full of great tips and ideas for generating referrals. Click here to read The Referral Engine…