About Business

Showing 1 - 10 of 306 posts

Avoiding Weekend Lessons

Has anyone ever been through this…….. I don’t want to work weekends anymore. So I have to shift some students to midweek. I know I can make it work, but that means someone who already has a midweek spot, has to move to a later…

Piano at Home

Neil mentioned Mandy and Colin Cummins’ new app for teaching online. I just had a Demo Test with them and I cannot recommend this enough. It allows the teacher to see the student and your own face, while having a large keyboard view. It is…

Ensuring payment in proper currency

I went to pay my royalties and I was charged in US dollars instead of my preferred currency. What can I do to fix this? When paying royalties, or purchasing any product from the store, you’ll always want to make sure you are paying in…

What Problem Do We Solve for Clients?

Often when doing business training, the first thing we are asked to find out is β€˜What is the Problem we are solving for your clients?’ This stumps me every time. Of course I know all the benefits. However, I was wondering if any of you…

Making a Testimonials Video

(MARKETING IDEA) I came across something that I’m looking forward to implementing. I know somebody who is in early implementer of the technology and is having great results. This is a system that allows you to capture professionally assembled testimonials in a video format. I…

Optimizing Musical Sound on Zoom

IMPORTANT UPDATE to Zoom. In addition to all of the security enhancements that have been made to the Zoom mettings desktop client and apps, they have also added ORIGINAL SOUND for mobile devices!πŸ‘πŸ₯³πŸ™Œ This is available for all iOS and Android devices. On iOS devices,…

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Policies

A couple of parents voiced their concerns regarding piano lessons during COVID-19 outbreaks. I am going to send an email regarding this to all the families in my studios regarding precautions and the option for on-line lessons. Any of you have sent such info/instructions for…

Headphones for Online Lessons

I’ve been teaching a few students online for 4 yrs, without headphones and decided yesterday to give it a try, just using some simple ear buds with a built in mic on the cord. What a difference for both me and my families! chances are…