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Music Studio Startup: Helping music teachers thrive as entrepreneurs

Oct 31, 2018

I have to take a quick break from the podcast to move Music Studio Startup HQ (and the rest of my life) from Maryland to Missouri!

If you haven’t heard the earliest episodes the podcast, now is a good time to catch up. If you want to read about the steps I’ve been taking to close and transition my studio in...

Oct 24, 2018

Cindy Hsu is from a slightly different category of entrepreneur than my usual guests, but she has such a great sense of hustle and so many insights to share on building an audience. I know I picked up some gems to apply to my business endeavors!

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Oct 17, 2018

A lot of entrepreneurial stories have meandering starts, often with setbacks and challenges that test a founder’s dedication and perseverance as much as the business idea itself. Today’s guest has one of those stories, but she stuck it out and made it to the other side. Here’s our conversation!

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Oct 10, 2018

Last week we heard from Jolene Madewell, who used Instagram and other social media to build her online flute studio, so I thought talking to a full-time digital marketer would be a great follow-up.

Today I’m talking to Molly Marshall about how local businesses like music studios can set themselves apart on Instagram....

Oct 3, 2018

Lots of teachers transition in-person students to Skype students out of necessity when someone has to move, but today I’m talking to a flute teacher who has done the opposite.

When Jolene’s local studio wasn’t gaining traction, she decided to focus on teaching virtually. She ramped up her social media presence and...