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Dance Studio 411

Dance Studio Owner

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. In each episode they tackle the topics that keep you awake at night from how to successfully navigate parent-problems, teacher turnover, student challenges, policy dilemmas, and much more. Join them as they feature innovators who pull back the curtain and offer timely ideas and solutions. We also love to keep things light and have fun along the way! We’re so excited for you to join the conversation.

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03/22/21 • 24 min

Kim Black is the Owner of Miss Kim’s in Burlington, North Carolina. She was selected as Dance Teacher Magazine's Dance Teacher of The Year in 2020 and is a Preschool Dance & Creative Movement presenter.

Kim opened her studio during the pandemic and while most instructors would be shaking in their boots, Kim was confident she could fill her space... and she did! Six months after opening her doors she had 400 dance students.

How did she do it?

She credits the strong support of the DanceStudioOwner.com community and her positive attitude. Listen to this week's episode to hear more and learn her success tips and tricks!

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Running a dance studio is hard work, and growing your studio is even more of a challenge. No matter if you're just starting out—or perhaps you're a well-established owner; we understand that it's a uniquely demanding and personal business to own and operate.

As studio owners ourselves, we've been there. But, it's also very possible to be a happy owner of a thriving dance business that you love.

Learn More About Membership: http://www.DanceStudioOwner.com/podcast

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03/22/21 • 24 min

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02/17/21 • 25 min

In this episode, Jill Tirone and Suzanne Blake Gerety highlight key data that every studio owner should know to position their studio for growth in 2021 and emerge from the pandemic.

They share insights on enrollment trends, performances, website analytics, social media metrics, and local marketing to set you apart and be ready to bring more dancers back to class.

This information is based on current survey data gathered from thousands of studio responses throughout this dance season. Get a competitive edge and inspiration to make strides in building up and strengthening your dance studio this year.

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Running a dance studio is hard work, and growing your studio is even more of a challenge. No matter if you're just starting out—or perhaps you're a well-established owner; we understand that it's a uniquely demanding and personal business to own and operate.

As studio owners ourselves, we've been there. But, it's also very possible to be a happy owner of a thriving dance business that you love.

Learn More About Membership: http://www.DanceStudioOwner.com/joinnow

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02/17/21 • 25 min

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01/14/21 • 21 min

In this episode, Molly Stroud of Jackrabbit Dance shares the three areas of focus you need to ensure studio growth in 2021. Tune in as she shares why it is more important than ever for studios to focus on customer service, automation, and tracking key metrics to thrive.

Through the use of reliable, cloud-based dance studio software, Jackrabbit Dance’s mission is to help studio owners take control of their businesses, so they can get back to focusing on their passion -- teaching.

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Running a dance studio is hard work, and growing your studio is even more of a challenge. No matter if you're just starting out—or perhaps you're a well-established owner; we understand that it's a uniquely demanding and personal business to own and operate.

As studio owners ourselves, we've been there. But, it's also very possible to be a happy owner of a thriving dance business that you love.

Learn More About Membership: http://www.DanceStudioOwner.com/joinnow

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01/14/21 • 21 min

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12/10/20 • 23 min

Get expert advice from Jessica Scheitler of Financial Groove on the PPP loan forgiveness application. This is a follow up to her Tips For Tracking PPP Loan Spend podcast episode.

Jessica speaks candidly about the confusion many studio owners are facing over bank communication regarding the timing of when to begin the process. Her advice? Have patience.

This year has taught us how quickly things keep changing. You'll hear how to be ready and what to get lined up for documentation when the time is right to submit for forgiveness. Her handy visual aid, the PPP Loan Forgiveness timeline will help you navigate the process. This episode will empower you to maximize any time spent on the PPP loan forgiveness documentation to best position yourself to be organized for the upcoming tax season too!

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Running a dance studio is hard work, and growing your studio is even more of a challenge. No matter if you're just starting out—or perhaps you're a well-established owner; we understand that it's a uniquely demanding and personal business to own and operate.

As studio owners ourselves, we've been there. But, it's also very possible to be a happy owner of a thriving dance business that you love.

Learn More About Membership: http://www.DanceStudioOwner.com/joinnow

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12/10/20 • 23 min

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Passion-driven and caregiving roles are some of the most susceptible to burnout. In this podcast episode, you'll hear from Suzanne and Jill, where they share the six causes of dance studio owner burnout and how to prevail.

With chronic stress, we often don’t realize we are about to "hit the wall" until it’s too late. This episode is full of actionable ideas and support that will help carry you up, over and through a period of burnout.

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Running a dance studio is hard work, and growing your studio is even more of a challenge. No matter if you're just starting out—or perhaps you're a well-established owner; we understand that it's a uniquely demanding and personal business to own and operate.

As studio owners ourselves, we've been there. But, it's also very possible to be a happy owner of a thriving dance business that you love.

Learn More About Membership: http://www.DanceStudioOwner.com/joinnow

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11/24/20 • 23 min

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In this episode, Josh Olson of Dance Recital Ticketing shares how studios are pivoting to sell tickets in this pandemic environment. Hear how to set pricing for your event and considerations for live-streamed or pre-recorded with a watch party. Josh has expert advice and must-hear tips on how you can make your re-imagined performance an audience event to be remembered using their virtual platform.

Having an in-theater performance with reduced capacity requirements? At Dance Recital Ticketing they have the tools to help you sell tickets for your in-person show without the worry of how to space your audience. Simply use their social distancing tool, which is a free feature of their service. This episode will have you feeling confident that you can navigate ticket sales for your performances no matter where and how you're holding them.

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Running a dance studio is hard work, and growing your studio is even more of a challenge. No matter if you're just starting out—or perhaps you're a well-established owner; we understand that it's a uniquely demanding and personal business to own and operate.

As studio owners ourselves, we've been there. But, it's also very possible to be a happy owner of a thriving dance business that you love.

Learn More About Membership: http://www.DanceStudioOwner.com/joinnow

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11/12/20 • 20 min

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The challenges that dance teachers face from this pandemic are many. The ones impacting preschoolers most include less movement, more screen time and a multitude of distractions at home. This is taking a toll on their behavior and listening skills when they come to dance class.

In this episode, Andrea Trench, Dance Educator and creator of Discover Dance shares tips to create an enriched learning environment in your classroom and reach and teach multiple learning styles (VAKT) through see, say, do, play. You'll get tips that will enhance the quality of the dance education you are providing along with increased student focus and participation. This can help with choreography retention as well as it helps student understand and apply corrections and feedback. Ultimately making dance class a fun and engaging experience that your youngest students will look forward to each week!

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Running a dance studio is hard work, and growing your studio is even more of a challenge. No matter if you're just starting out—or perhaps you're a well-established owner; we understand that it's a uniquely demanding and personal business to own and operate.

As studio owners ourselves, we've been there. But, it's also very possible to be a happy owner of a thriving dance business that you love.

Learn More About Membership: http://www.DanceStudioOwner.com/joinnow

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10/16/20 • 20 min

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10/06/20 • 23 min

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.

Starting with your Google My Business listing, you'll hear how key it is for new customers to see what people love about your studio. Plus Matt shares the fundamental basics that every website needs to get right and how you can make those easy edits.

Be the stand out local business and top ranked dance studio in your area, use this episode to maximize your free listing.

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Running a dance studio is hard work, and growing your studio is even more of a challenge. No matter if you're just starting out—or perhaps you're a well-established owner; we understand that it's a uniquely demanding and personal business to own and operate.

As studio owners ourselves, we've been there. But, it's also very possible to be a happy owner of a thriving dance business that you love.

Learn More About Membership: http://www.DanceStudioOwner.com/joinnow

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10/06/20 • 23 min

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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, 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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Running a dance studio is hard work, and growing your studio is even more of a challenge. No matter if you're just starting out—or perhaps you're a well-established owner; we understand that it's a uniquely demanding and personal business to own and operate.

As studio owners ourselves, we've been there. But, it's also very possible to be a happy owner of a thriving dance business that you love.

Learn More About Membership: http://www.DanceStudioOwner.com/joinnow

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09/16/20 • 23 min

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03/26/21 • 22 min

As a dance studio owner it’s not if you’re going to need a new dance teacher, it’s when!

In this podcast hear tips from Suzanne Blake Gerety and Jill Tirone on how to source, find, and hire teachers for subbing, guest teaching, on short notice, for the long term, and every situation in between. You’ll hear how you can easily get in the habit of consistently sourcing great talent so you never feel anxious or stressed about who will teach your classes. Use these strategies to build your business and network with your dance community.

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Running a dance studio is hard work, and growing your studio is even more of a challenge. No matter if you're just starting out—or perhaps you're a well-established owner; we understand that it's a uniquely demanding and personal business to own and operate.

As studio owners ourselves, we've been there. But, it's also very possible to be a happy owner of a thriving dance business that you love.

Learn More About Membership: http://www.DanceStudioOwner.com/podcast

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03/26/21 • 22 min

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FAQ

How many episodes does Dance Studio 411 have?

Dance Studio 411 currently has 62 episodes available.

What topics does Dance Studio 411 cover?

The podcast is about Fashion & Beauty, Podcasts, Arts and Performing Arts.

What is the most popular episode on Dance Studio 411?

The episode title '400 Dance Students within 6 Months!' is the most popular.

What is the average episode length on Dance Studio 411?

The average episode length on Dance Studio 411 is 23 minutes.

How often are episodes of Dance Studio 411 released?

Episodes of Dance Studio 411 are typically released every 16 days.

When was the first episode of Dance Studio 411?

The first episode of Dance Studio 411 was released on Apr 1, 2019.

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