Business

The Best-Laid Plans

October 1, 2014 by

Practical planning for your studio’s financial success—it’s not just for start-ups.

If you hear the words “business plan” and feel a chill of fear ripple down your spine, chances are you’re like the majority of studio owners. … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Video Apps for iPads

October 1, 2014 by
Ask the Experts: Video Apps for iPads

Q: I need a dance film project that my students can create with their iPads but that requires more than just the iPad. What special video apps for iPads have you used?
A: I am fortunate enough … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: How Do You Keep Routines Fresh?

October 1, 2014 by
Ask the Experts: How Do You Keep Routines Fresh?

Q: Last year, my kids who compete with the same solo all year long were really sick of their routines by the time Nationals rolled around. I want to make sure that doesn’t happen this year. … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Parents Aren’t Reading My E-mails or Studio Bulletin Boards

Ask the Experts: Parents Aren’t Reading My E-mails or Studio Bulletin Boards

Q: I have an issue with parents not reading their e-mails or our studio bulletin boards. It’s like they just skim through everything really quickly and then need to be told exactly what to do. Help!
A: … Continue reading

I Gave $10,000 and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

September 1, 2014 by

10 ways to attract and reward donors

If you run a nonprofit studio, you might depend on tuition and performance revenue to keep it going, but your donor base plays a crucial role in its success. Donors … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Apps

September 1, 2014 by
Ask the Experts: Apps

Q: How do I know which apps are good? I don’t want to choose blindly.
A: In the past, I’ve heard about apps from other educators and spent time looking them up on iTunes, trying to figure … Continue reading