How to Pick the Best Martial Studio Software

If you’re managing a martial arts studio, selecting the best martial arts studio software to fit your needs is an important decision. In this guide, we’ll discuss everything you need to know when picking the best martial arts studio software for your business. What is martial arts studio software? Martial arts studio software offers a […]

Getting Ready for Q4: What Businesses Need to Do

For many small businesses, the fourth quarter is the most profitable quarter of the year. Unfortunately, it can also be the most expensive and chaotic. Here’s how businesses should start getting ready for Q4 so it can be more profitable and less stressful.  Plan for the holiday shopping season One main reason that Q4 is […]

Employee Turnover: What It Is and How To Avoid It

Employee turnover is a burden to a small business. It’s often unexpected and takes time (and money) away from small business owners. In this article, we discuss employee turnover and how you can avoid it to ultimately get more hours back in your year and improve your bottom line.  What is employee turnover? Employee turnover […]

How to Manage High Labor Costs

Labor costs are on the rise. Unfortunately, if not carefully managed, these rising costs can hurt a business’s bottom line. However, with a careful understanding and management of how to manage high labor costs, this doesn’t have to be the case, and businesses can still thrive while competing in today’s markets.  What are labor costs? […]

Resource Guide: What is Inflation and What You Can Do About It

What is Inflation? Inflation measures how much prices are going up on average and how much purchasing power is decreased over a certain period. For example, if inflation was 10% over the past year, your one dollar today can buy you 10% less than it could last year.  The Impact of Inflation on Small Businesses […]

How to Open a Dance Studio

You’ve decided to open your own dance studio—congratulations! Soon you’ll be in the middle of the action, with students doing twirls and hip-hop moves all around you, building a community in a space that you’ve brought to life. Yours will be the place where little dancers do their first pirouettes and where lasting friendships are […]

What Small Business Owners Can Do When Inflation is High

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), was up to 8.5% from March 2021 to March 2022. In a nutshell, this means that prices on the total of all goods and services we buy are up an average of 8.5% over the past year. Inflation […]

The Future is Here: Bringing Contactless Payments to Your Business

Remember all those futuristic movies we watched years ago, where characters were constantly calling each other on video phones? It seemed amazing and impossible when we were still tied to landlines, but now here we are, video chatting with each other while simultaneously paying for our coffee with the wave of our smartphones. We’re living […]

How to Price Out Your Dance Studio

Ready to open your own dance studio? Before you start welcoming students, you’ll need to find a suitable space and fill it—not just with music and passion, but with essential equipment and decor, including barre, mirrors, flooring, and more. Here’s what to consider as you price out your dance studio.  Pricing out your studio and […]

8 Tips for Marketing Your Dance Studio

COVID-19 changed everything, and while your pre-pandemic dance studio marketing strategy may have been great, it’s probably due a refresh at this point. Here are our tips for marketing in 2022: 1. Turn your pandemic pivot into a profitable marketing strategy If you have a collection of pre-recorded videos, how-to clips, or resources your dancers […]