CPTP092: Big Picture Studio Planning with the Music Mentor Group

By Tim Topham | Business and Marketing

Jun 16

The Music Mentor Group (AKA Debra Perez, Robyn Harris, Kathy Rabago and Natalia Huang) draw upon their diverse wealth of experience to help teachers succeed in business.

This is studio planning with a difference. The difference being that instead of getting caught up in the small things, we’re going to look at the big picture today.

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In today’s show, we cover a lot of ground. We look at marketing, student retention, automated systems and group teaching. Above all though, we’re focussing on one question: what is your vision for your business?

Transcript

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In this episode, you’ll learn

  • How the Music Mentor Group got started
  • Why they chose the word mentor
  • The biggest mistakes music teachers make in business
  • Why putting automation in place  is so important
  • How to guard the things that only you can do
  • Top tips for improving student retention rates
  • How to keep the one to one connection in a big studio
  • What group lessons shouldn’t look like
  • How to begin the transition to group teaching in your studio
  • Considerations when hiring staff and teachers

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What’s your studio planning system?

Do you look at the big picture first? Do you sometimes get stuck in the day to day and the nitty gritty?

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About the Author

Best-known for his blogging and teaching, Tim is also a well-respected presenter, performer and accompanist based in Melbourne, Australia. You can check him out on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.

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