Best Studio Practices

Everything I Ever Needed to Know I Learned in Corporate

August 1, 2015 by

7 lessons from the corporate world—for dance studios

As owners of businesses firmly rooted in the art of dance, it may be hard to imagine that business practices from the finance or marketing worlds can apply … Continue reading

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

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