Business

To Facebook or Not to Facebook?

July 1, 2015 by

Studio owners share social-media policies that work.
Keeping up with the constant changes in social media may seem impossible. Even if you could remember the differences between pinning, snapping, tweeting and vining, you can’t possibly monitor … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: An App for Passwords

July 1, 2015 by
Ask the Experts: An App for Passwords

I have about a zillion passwords and I can never keep them straight. Can you recommend an app that will store them all safely?
Security for your digital information is no joke these days. For … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Guiding Little Ones During Recitals

July 1, 2015 by

For your 3- and 4-year-olds, do you have someone onstage with them during their recital dance in case they forget it?
At our recitals, we always have onstage assistants for our intro and mini dancers. … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Pricing Private Lessons

Ask the Experts: Pricing Private Lessons

How do you price private lessons—per session or per hour? What’s your rate? If you aren’t the one teaching the lessons, how do you split the profit between teacher and studio?
Most studio owners offer … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Purchasing Sound Equipment

June 1, 2015 by

I’m about to purchase sound equipment for my brand-new dance studio. What do you recommend?
A basic PA (public address) system is what most dance studios need. This includes: a sound source, such as your … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Competing Against Former Faculty

June 1, 2015 by
Ask the Experts: Competing Against Former Faculty

A former teacher of mine, who left with many of my students when she joined a nearby studio, now competes with her new studio at one of our favorite competitions. I don’t want to compete … Continue reading