Best Studio Practices

Faculty Growth Spurt? 6 Ways to Stay on Track

June 1, 2015 by

How to keep your employees informed, motivated and loyal
You’re finally starting to see the fruits of your studio labor—enrollment is higher than it’s ever been, and you’ve just added new faculty to keep up with … Continue reading

3 Ways to Make Summer Sales Sizzle

May 1, 2015 by

Creative programming can keep revenue running in the slow season.

Summertime is notoriously slow for dance studio owners, but bills don’t take a holiday. Learn from three studio owners who figured out how to keep the … Continue reading

Is Your Tax Bill Too High?

April 1, 2015 by

Don’t miss a single deduction! Here, a checklist of write-offs for studio owners and freelance teachers.

It’s that time again—tax time. (Insert groan here.) You may not be thrilled to sit down and tally up just … Continue reading

From “Ho Hum” to “Aha!”

February 28, 2015 by

Making bold changes to the way you run your studio can pay off big.

Business can hum along for years, but it’s often the “aha” moment—even the crisis—that recharges and changes your business for the better. … Continue reading

5 Mistakes That Could Be Holding Your Studio Back

January 29, 2015 by

And some quick and easy fixes

Running a studio can be a major juggling act. You have to stay on top of the big things, like paying rent on time and chasing after delinquent payments, … Continue reading

7 Tips for Doing Discounts Right

December 29, 2014 by

How to motivate clients to spend more—without giving away the store.
Studio owners have long offered discounts on tuition to attract new clients and encourage existing clients to register for more classes. Laura Sciortino, who has … Continue reading