Have you ever told someone you are a piano teacher and then had them immediately ask “And what do you do for work?”. If so, you are familiar with the struggle faced by many piano teachers; where your business is actually perceived as a hobby.
Having your piano studio clients perceive you in this way is definitely something you want to avoid if you are looking to grow your studio, avoid common problems and headaches, and create a successful business. You may be wondering why this perception is even there in the first place; and what you can possibly do to avoid it.
Heaps Of Success and a Bustling Studio
Listen in as we discuss this topic with piano teacher, Becky Hooper from Arkansas. Becky recognized this common pitfall in her own studio and has made some really positive changes to her studio which has resulted in heaps of success and a full and bustling studio.
Becky shares her ideas on why the “Piano Teaching Hobby” perception exists, and gives advice on how to make just a few simple changes to your business practices in order to truly be taken seriously and to be treated as the professional that you are.
Find out how Becky avoids common “piano teacher headaches”, how she learned the value in being adaptable, how she uses technology to boost her professionalism and more!
Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned piano teacher there are many great take-aways and reminders in this Podcast. Remember you can now find this podcast in iTunes by searching “Teach Piano Today” in the iTunes store.
If you’ve realized that you really do need to tune up your business practices, our piano teaching guide book is a great place to start! It’s a small investment that will definitely pay off as you learn how to make positive changes to your studio immediately.