Latest Updates in November, 2010

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Latest New Features Recurring Invoices List now shows the number of clients that invoice will be created for, if it’s for more than one client. There is now an End Date option on the Student Schedules report. E-mails sent from your studio now are addressed as being from the studio name rather than the studio… Read more »

New Updates in October 2010

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New Features in October 2010 Calendar Location View! You can now see a side by side comparison of the schedules of different locations/rooms at your studio! You can now hide the sidebar on the calendar page to give you more room to see your events! Just click “Toggle Sidebar”. You can now search through past… Read more »

Grow Your Studio, part 1 — In Touch with Community

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It’s important for any business to keep in touch with its community, which includes all its current and potential customers.  Your community may be your neighborhood, or your metropolitan area, or your online community, or any of the above. We’re going to look at ways to keep in touch.  Speaking of which, this blog is… Read more »

studio-wide events, a win-win

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Think about distinguishing your studio from others by providing services that individual teachers can’t offer by themselves.  Even if your teachers are basically renting teaching space from you, everyone can benefit from a few coordinated events. Such events can help make students feel that they are part of something bigger than just taking lessons from… Read more »

Automatic Billing From the Calendar

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This week, we launched an exciting new feature on Studio Helper that’s been requested many times by our customers: the ability to automatically invoice lessons from the calendar. The studios who will love this feature the most are those who charge on a “per lesson” basis, where students are invoiced a different amount each month… Read more »

Part 2 Marketing: Utilizing Community

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We all know the feeling we get from being a part of something great. It can be as simple as participating in a club or working together with a group of people for a common cause. This leads me into the next marketing strategy that Curves Founder and CEO, Gary Heavin shared with me, Utilizing… Read more »

Marketing Strategy #1

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In the next month or so I would like to discuss in depth the marketing strategies shared with me from Gary Heavin founder and CEO of Curves for Women.  Some may ask, “How can you relate a music studio to a fitness franchise?”  This answer is simple as there are many similarities between the two. … Read more »