Using Signup Genius in your studio

As you grow, organization is essential to keeping your business…
September 18, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

What Do People REALLY Think About Your Studio?

Do you know what people really think about your studio? How do…
September 12, 2017/by Robyn Harris

Give and take – flexibility for summer scheduling

Summer can be a scary time for studio owners.  If you are in…
July 20, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

What’s driving your business?

The 4 Music Mentors all use different systems to run their business.…
July 13, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Out of the box marketing ideas

There's plain (*yawn*) marketing, and then there's out of the…
July 12, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Internal Marketing and Retention

Now that you have students enrolled, how are you going to keep…
July 12, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Lessons Learned

It's time to learn from our mistakes!  In this video, the Music…
July 12, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Building your email list

In this video, the Music Mentor Group talks about a topic that…
July 12, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Updating your Website and Social Marketing

In this video, the Music Mentor Group talks about Updating your…
July 12, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Withdraw Form Sample

Sample withdraw form for students wanting to discontinue les…
July 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Recital Inquiry

Sample Recital Inquiry Form for potential student leads.
July 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Princess Music Camp

Sample flyer for a Princess Music Camp.
July 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Four Learning Principles

An explaination of how to use the Four Learning Principles in…
July 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Daily Schedule Sample

A sample of how to balance work/life through scheduling.
July 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Why Group Piano?

7 benefits of a group piano class.
July 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Policy & Procedure Sample

A sample policy & procedure form.
July 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

MMG: Our Journey

Get to know us, The Music Mentor Group!
July 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Your Dream Career

Have you thought about what your dream career looks like? Complete…
July 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

How to Survive Summer

This outline follow the video Surviving the Summer, March 20…
July 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Calling Log

Sample of a call tracking log for leads.
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Class Flyer Samples

Sample of a group class flyer.
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Summer Camp Flyer Samples

Samples of summer camp flyers and ideas.
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Music Sampler Camp Schedule Sample

A sample schedule of a week-long music sampler camp.
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Event Drawing Cards Sample

A sample card to use when collecting info from potential stu…
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Event Invite Sample

A sample for your "invitation only" studio event that will help…
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Is This Important Piece of Your Marketing Plan Missing?

Robyn discusses a common missed opportunity to market your b…
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: What to Expect When Hiring College Students

Some important points to consider when hiring college studen…
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: TEAM

Your TEAM is more than your teachers and/or admin. There are…
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Teacher Ad Samples

Ready to hire teachers? Check out some sample ads we've used…
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Staff Duties Checklist Sample

How will you keep staff accountable for daily duties and res…
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Letting Them In

Have you set up the rules for how other staff members will access…
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Interview Worksheet

If you are preparing to interview, don't forget to check out…
June 29, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Inspire Your Team

Check out this fun list of ways we inspire our team and build…
June 21, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Dealbreakers

Find out some "red flags" that we consider a dealbreaker with…
June 21, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Creating a Contract

Some questions & ideas to consider when creating a contract…
June 21, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Admin Ad Sample

Sample ads for finding administrative staff for your busines…
June 21, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Our Four Favorite Interview Questions

Want to know our 4 favorite interview questions?
June 21, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: W2 vs. 1099

20 questions provided by the IRS to determine if someone should…
June 17, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: The Teacher Interview

This outline corresponds with the video Go Team Go: The Teacher…
June 17, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Teacher Training and Mentoring

This outline corresponds with the video Go Team Go: Teacher Training…
June 17, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Creating Your Company Culture

This outline corresponds with the video Go Team Go: Creating…
June 17, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Building Your Team of Teachers

This outline corresponds with the video Go Team Go: Building…
June 17, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Go Team Go: Building Your Administrative Team

This outline corresponds with the video Go Team Go: Building…
June 17, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Action Plan: completed sample

Ready to tackle a new project? See how we use this form to track…
June 17, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Action Plan: 1 sample

Ready to tackle a new project? Use this form to track your progress!…
June 17, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Action Plan: BLANK

Ready to tackle a new project? Use this form to track your p…
June 16, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Programming multiple recitals? 5 steps for success!

Perhaps you are at the step where you have grown enough that…
May 25, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Creating a Musical Community, Part 1: Students

I’ve always wanted to create a studio that was more than just…
May 17, 2017/by Robyn Harris

What I’ve Learned About Forming Adult Piano Classes

 Here are 8 of the most important things I have learned about…
May 9, 2017/by Debra Perez

What to Expect When Hiring College Students to Teach

I have been mentoring college students for many years. Along…
April 25, 2017/by Debra Perez

Take A Breather!

When I first started to build my multi-teacher studio, I didn't…
April 18, 2017/by Natalia Huang

Join us in July

April 7, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Unifying through a music theory curriculum

In planning my studio offerings, I'm always thinking with the…
March 28, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Surviving the “No”

"No."

How can such a small, two-letter word have such a big,…
March 21, 2017/by Robyn Harris

Organizing a Music Sampler Camp

If you own a multi-teacher studio, you may be struggling with…
March 13, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

Is a Multi-Teacher Music Studio/School Right For You?

It was an accident for me. I am not some brilliant business person…
March 6, 2017/by Natalia Huang

Thinking about adding Adult Piano Classes?

Have you been thinking about adding Adult Piano Classes to your…
February 28, 2017/by Debra Perez

The SECRET to how I enrolled 87 new students last month!

I really did enroll 87 new students at our music studio last…
February 21, 2017/by Robyn Harris

Make Your Dream Happen

If you are in the first stages of developing your plan to create…
February 21, 2017/by Debra Perez

It Takes A Team!

When I first started our Group Piano Program years ago, I quickly…
January 30, 2017/by Debra Perez

Finding Your Studio Identity- Who ARE You?!?

Finding your studio identity seems like a no-brainer, we know…
January 21, 2017/by Robyn Harris

Making “Parent” Friends for Your Business!

Networking is a huge part of running your business. It is always…
January 16, 2017/by Natalia Huang

Don’t walk on thin ice – think outside the box for lessons

I remember sitting in a piano pedagogy class during graduate…
January 10, 2017/by Kathy Rabago

STOP pursuing that lead!

Yes, I'll admit it. I was that person that had called, emailed,…
January 2, 2017/by Natalia Huang

Biting the Bullet and Making BIG Changes in Your Studio

Change is scary- and sometimes hard, but it's also necessary!…
December 29, 2016/by Robyn Harris

Creating a Work-Life Balance through systems

Everyone who is self-employed speaks of the elusive work-life…
December 21, 2016/by Kathy Rabago

Why You Are a Team Player, and Not Just the Boss

When I was starting to hire teachers, I tried to ask all the…
February 19, 2016/by Natalia Huang

Balance

Balance......it's what we all dream of.  Time spent at home,…
February 18, 2016/by Kathy Rabago

Handling Problems Like BOSS

Problems...Issues...every business has them. Every "boss" has…
February 5, 2016/by Robyn Harris

Professional Invoicing

When it comes to collecting tuition, ease, simplicity, convenience…
February 5, 2016/by Kathy Rabago

Marketing is NOT Advertising!

For the longest time, I struggled to understand what the different…
February 5, 2016/by Debra Perez