Dance Studio 411
Need expert advice on handling dance studio dilemmas and drama?
Suzanne Blake Gerety and Jill Tirone take real-life questions directly from our listeners and help you resolve your toughest, most frustrating or just-plain-complicated studio life predicaments.
Stand Out In Local Searches with Google My Business

Stand Out In Local Searches with Google My Business

Dance studio owners want — and most importantly need — to be found online through local search. In this episode featuring Matt Horner, founder of Class Manager and Stage Stubs, he shares the easy things you can do and enhance to improve your online presence.

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Recurring Profit for Your Studio Without Expense, Risk or Staff

Recurring Profit for Your Studio Without Expense, Risk or Staff

Dance students who take voice or piano gain extra skills to progress in dance. It is a win for the studio and the student. And the new reality is dance studios may need to add additional revenue without adding cost or risk. In this episode featuring Sam Beckford, creator of OnlineMusicLessons. Today you’ll hear how his program allows dance studios to offer music lessons to their student base simply by referring students to a unique link and getting an ongoing 15% monthly commission on all lesson revenue the studio refers.

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Set and Raise Prices Without the Fear of Losing Students

Set and Raise Prices Without the Fear of Losing Students

In this episode Sean Dever shares how to best determine your studio pricing and strategy given the current economic conditions. With many schools needing an online and in-person tuition model, Sean gives tips on how often you should raise prices and by what percentage. Learn how you can build new client engagement and grow enrollment with children’s activities in a post-pandemic landscape.

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Boost Enrollment With Virtual Dance Camps

Boost Enrollment With Virtual Dance Camps

Thinking about virtual dance camps and need some tips for success to keep dancers engaged and enrollment coming in? In this episode we’re joined by Kelly Pfeiffer and Lindsey Alesch who are the dynamic sister-duo who own Megleo’s School of Dance in Illinois. They had over 60 preschoolers in their first virtual “Moana-themed” camp. Listen as they share ideas for days, times, price and how to keep those young dancers engaged as you plan your virtual and hybrid programming.

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Tips For Tracking PPP Loan Spend

Tips For Tracking PPP Loan Spend

Get expert advice from Jessica Scheitler from Financial Groove in this episode on how to best track and prepare for your PPP loan forgiveness. She provides useful tips for studio owners as we navigate our dance season and the timing of funding. According to the PPP fact sheet, the loan proceeds are used to cover payroll costs, and most mortgage interest, rent, and utility costs over the 8 week period after the loan is made; and Employee and compensation levels are maintained.

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