MailChimp vs. Constant Contact
Monthly e-mail marketing is a must for a studio of any size to announce new classes, limited-time discounts and recital reminders. Two major platforms, MailChimp and Constant Contact, offer similar services with … Continue reading
Q: I’ve been using PowerPoint to make my classroom presentations for nearly a decade. How can I breathe some new life into my stale slide shows for my dance classes?
A: Slide show presentation programs created with … Continue reading
Q: In light of recent events, I’ve discovered that I need to fire a faculty member at my school who is beloved by the kids. They are unaware of the reason she can no longer work … Continue reading
Q: This past year, many of our dancers ages 2–6 did not return because they chose to participate in a different sport or activity. What is considered a normal dropout rate for a dance studio?
A: While it … Continue reading
10 tips for negotiating a commercial real estate lease
As a studio owner who most likely rents the space you occupy, you’ve had your fair share of commercial real estate leases. A standard offer to lease … Continue reading
Three studio owners share their know-how and numbers.
Chances are, you either produce an annual Nutcracker each winter or students are constantly begging you to institute one. It’s no small undertaking: A comprehensive Nutcracker means … Continue reading