Best Studio Practices
Is it time to let go so your business can grow?
If you want a job done well, do it yourself. You’d be hard-pressed to find a studio owner who doesn’t voice this opinion—or even adopt … Continue reading
A studio owner talks about how she grew the confidence to be business-minded.
I first taught dance at the high school where I worked as an English teacher. I’d danced my entire life and had a degree … Continue reading
How to make sure your studio’s recital book is a healthy profit center
Studio owner Robin Dawn Ryan vividly remembers putting together her first program book: Restricted to bed rest during a pregnancy, she had to … Continue reading
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
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