On March 17, longtime studio owner Misty Lown hosted a virtual gathering of more than 130 dance industry leaders to discuss COVID-19: State of the Industry. Here are six takeaways from the presentation.
Many people’s first impression of your dance business will come from your website, long before they’ve come in your door or met you. Here’s how hiring an outside design pro can make that experience as high-quality as possible.
The I’ll-just-do-it-myself instinct can be strong in anyone with the chutzpah to start and grow a successful dance business. But it takes a village to raise a successful studio.
For a dance studio to survive and thrive, having professional accounting help is crucial. Here’s how two owners have benefited from all that their accountants have brought to the table over the last two-plus decades.
Why establishing relationships with outside professionals is crucial to your dance studio’s success
No studio owner enjoys having to let someone go, but for the health of your business, it’s sometimes essential. Here is advice from a studio owner and two human resources experts on how to handle it properly.
When a studio owner is swamped with a thousand daily operational details, there’s no time for the job a business owner really needs to be doing—planning for the company’s future. Here’s what to do about that.
Noncompete agreements are famously difficult to get upheld in court. Here are five better ways to protect your dance studio.
Each person you hire will either make your dance business stronger or hold it back. So hiring well is at the very heart of good “people management.” To find someone who’s a great fit, begin laying the groundwork long before any interviews.
Pricing a service such as dance education can be tricky. And as costs and the market change, you’ll need to raise prices occasionally to stay profitable. Here’s how two veteran studio owners handle it.