Dance Studio Design Blog
Coming from a Fortune 500 e-commerce company, where discounts can’t be combined, and you pay for a month or you don’t, both my partner Kris and I are dumbfounded by the hoops that studio owners must go through in order to keep parents happy and prevent them from going across the street to your competitor. Discounts may be necessary, but here are alternative ideas to please your parents and your profit margins: read more
...online Registration, Payment, Discounts, and Recurring billing: This article will clear up the confusion as to what Studio Management Systems can do automatically, and what they can do with human help. Because many studios have complex discount plans, it is impossible for any system to be able to allow students to register and pay online, receive discounts and have recurring automatic payment. This article will help unravel the differences. read more
The year has just started and you are probably still busy with registration, planning for Nutcracker, and dare we mention, competition season? Your plate might be very full, and your cup overflowing, but it is still super important to keep your families and students engaged and excited about being a part of your dance studio family. It is not too soon for students to start dropping out, or parents to think of “defecting.” read more
Sep
26
2013
Do you have issues with students leaving your studio after only being there for a semester? In this post we’ll discuss a few of the common reasons as to why students dropout and some potential solutions for these problems. read more
Sep
25
2013
This special report is being sent because we discovered that some studios are paying WAY to much for monthly marketing and hosting fees ($500/month and more!) This important article tells you what should be spending monthly with web and/or marketing companies as well as what types of reporting you should expect in terms of reporting as well as return on your investment. read more
Sep
24
2013
Written by Lori Shecter
Take a look at all your friends, family, employees, and coworkers. How many of them have smart phones? I would guess that your answer is a pretty large number of people. With the high rise in technology, dance studio directors have to adapt as well to keep bringing in new students. Taken from an article written by the Yahoo Advertising team, they say the three key steps to successfully marketing your studio and business is to localize, personalize, and measure. read more
Sep
20
2013
Even though the weekend is right around the corner, dance studio directors never get a day off! Here are some helpful tips as to what you can do on the weekends to help grow enrollment and retention! read more