How To Set Up A Music Teaching Business
It is often said that those that can, do and those who cannot, teach. Thankfully, the music industry is filled with people that can "do" very well and now want to teach. But getting that business off of the ground can be a difficult task.
There are many small things that have do be done and for creative types it can be difficult to keep it all together. Luckily, Martyn Croston gives us an in-depth guide to setting up you own music teaching business.
When starting a business, it is better to make sure you do as much as you can on the front end so that you can be more efficient from the start. Making sure you have a solid business plan is key. Also, it is vital that you have all of the tools you need to teach properly. Do you have the right instruments? Do you have a solid way to do you accounting and keeping your books in order? Do you have your own space to teach in? All of these little things make a big difference when starting your business. So, to check out Martyn Croston's tips on getting a great start to your music teaching business, check out his article on MusicThinkTank.com.
"Some people compare it to bringing up a child or having a relationship – more often than not it’s a total rollercoaster! But if you strongly believe (and enjoy) what you’re doing, it can be the most rewarding job in the world. Music teaching, like any profession, requires the right approach and strategy in order to succeed."