Business

Ask the Experts: Converting YouTube Videos for School

July 1, 2014 by
Ask the Experts: Converting YouTube Videos for School

Q: I’d like to show my classes dance videos I found on YouTube, but my school doesn’t allow us to access YouTube on campus. Is there some way to safely access it or convert the videos … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Comp Team Traditions

July 1, 2014 by
Ask the Experts: Comp Team Traditions

Q: I’m trying to boost morale among my comp kids. Can you share some traditions you have with your competition team?
A: Over the years, our group of competition dancers and their parents has grown very close. … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Keeping Up Attendance

Ask the Experts: Keeping Up Attendance

Q: I need help crafting e-mails and the text on our website to encourage students to come to class. Do you have any tips on how to keep up attendance?
A: Creating a studio culture where consistent … Continue reading

The Price Is Right—Right?

July 1, 2014 by

How to set and when to raise prices
The art of pricing: It’s a slippery slope for studio owners to navigate. How do my rates compare to other studios in town? How much should I be … Continue reading

Why Noncompetes Rarely Work

June 1, 2014 by

Stop operating out of fear—there are better ways to protect your business.  
If it hasn’t happened to you, it’s definitely happened to a studio owner you know: An employee—someone you trusted, confided in, mentored—suddenly announces … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Incorporating Technology

June 1, 2014 by

Q: I would love to start incorporating all the technology you talk about into my own classroom, but I’m almost completely computer-illiterate. Help me! Where should I start?
A: There are many people out there who are … Continue reading