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Are Gift Certificates for Piano Lessons a Good Idea?

Teachers frequently ask if offering gift certificates for piano lessons is wise. Here's all you need to know to market piano lessons with gift certificates AND get FREE gift certificates to edit or print for your own use in your own studio!

Should I Post My Tuition Price on My Website?

Here is something you might not have considered about posting your piano teaching tuition price online...

Registration is OPEN for New Online Piano Workshops

Registration is OPEN for these two workshops specific to Piano Teachers! Best SALE price is now! Recordings will be available to registered teachers for up to 1 month from the air date.

Where Do You Want to be in 5 Years? Make it happen! An interview with Kristina Lee

Kristina Lee answers questions about how she completely changed her business into being what she wanted it to be. She'll be an inspiration to you!

New Online Piano Workshops – Video 2 – Free Policy Guide & Late Parent Wording

Students staying too late? Here's free wording. Plus, information on the two upcoming piano teaching workshops!

New Online Piano Workshops – Video 1 – Free Policy Guide & Clock Wording

All new online piano teaching workshops are coming soon - including one on taxes, liability, and marketing! Watch this video to learn ways of dealing with a vexing problem you might have.

Watch the Recordings for a Limited Time!

Did you miss the recent webinar: "Best Stress-free Business Practices for Your Studio"? Well, there's still time to watch this vital business training, but you have to act before September because the videos will only be available for viewing until September 5th! I'm actually quite excited about the recordings. Yes, there were [...]

What’s Your Agreement to Terms Good For? Court?

What's Your Piano Lesson Agreement to Terms Good for? In the last Dollars and Sense post, I told you about the elements that are essential to a good piano lesson Agreement to Terms. And in our upcoming "Stress-free Business Practices" webinar, we'll talk about all the policies that will help you [...]

Is Your Agreement to Terms Missing Key Ingredients?

A number of the fantastic teachers that have attended the "Best Stress-free Business Practices" workshops have told me that you'd love to see what my Agreement to Terms looks like. And in the last post on Swap List Rules, I mentioned that I include an option for parents to opt into the [...]

I’m Bringing “Best Stress-free Business Practices” to Your Living Room! Help me decide when…

Guess what! I'm going to be bringing the "Best Stress-Free Business Practices for Your Studio" to your living room very soon! Yes, you read that right...your living room! I'm going to be offering a 2-day morning Webinar here in a few weeks and I need your help deciding when to [...]