Dance Studio Design Blog
Apr
13
2013
Written by Lori Shecter
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains.The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." -William Arthur Ward I love this quote and though you may have heard it a million time, it is ever so true when it comes to dancing. read more
Apr
10
2013
Recital is on everyone's mind but summer is just a few short months away. If you haven't already starting thinking about ways to jump start your summer dance program, here's some ideas to get you started! read more
Apr
01
2013
Facebook has changed their strict guidelines on what business can and can't do when it comes to cover photos-- -- specifically, the rule that businesses can't include calls-to-action (CTAs) in their cover photos. Here's what you need to know about this cover photo update to start taking advantage of it right now. There is also a downloadable guide at the end of this article to help you even more! read more
Mar
30
2013
Have you ever thought about blogging but don't really understand the benefits of a blog? Keep reading. This article will help you (or someone you know) understand the value of a dance studio blog: read more
Mar
30
2013
Written by Lori Shecter
In our last newsletter we announced our partnership with School Empower School Management System and we got tons of responses, but also some questions about what differeniates School Empower from the many other School Management systems. #1: SCHOOL EMPOWER CARES... about YOUR BUSINESS and YOUR SUCCESS, not just about our success. We won't nickel and dime you out of every feature we offer. We don't charge you for training seminars. We won't form partnerships with companies like SPA FINDER and force you to take their GIFT CERTIFICATES. We care because School Empower is technology that we developed with Dance Studio owners and, like studio owners, we are passionate about delivering the BEST, EASIEST and most AFFORDABLE technology we can. read more
I figured that if I provided marketing and technical advice to dance studios, it would really round out my expertise if at least I took a few dance classes. Unbeknownst to me, was the huge salsa community in the big dirty apple (AKA NYC.) I guess it shouldn't have been much of a shock, but when I got the urge to shake it, I simply Googled SALSA and, that glorious Sunday night, up came a few (not one or two but a FEW) Salsa "parties." I thought, "what is there to Salsa but a few steps, turns and shakes of the booty." Um, well you know where that lead read more
Mar
16
2013
The answer is YES (see reasons below), and here's one that gives back to society! In 2013 PAYPAL alone expects $10 BILLION in e-commerce revenue from Smart Phones or Tablets. EVERYONE is going mobile, with even the internet becoming passe. Is the way you are operating your studio CUTTING DOWN your enrollment and profit and eating into your valuable time? Some of you may already use school management systems, such as School Empower, Jack Rabbit or Studio Director. But our recent survey (thank you for entering) showed us that of about 3500 responses, under 40% used a school management system. read more