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 […]

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 […]

Dance Studio Trends & Stats for 2022

Despite the pandemic, people kept dancing—in the streets, online, and increasingly, back at their favorite dance studios. While 2020 was the year that changed everything, dance studios have since adapted, stayed competitive, and started seeing their numbers (and revenues) recover. This, coupled with surging interest in dance and an emphasis on access and inclusivity, hints […]

How To Find The Best Dance Studio Software: 8 Features To Look For

When choosing dance studio software, there are so many questions. How do you know if you’re picking the best one? What do you need to look for? Which one can help scale with your studio as it grows? Do you even need studio management software at this stage? Using the right dance studio management software […]

15 Vital Dance Studio Tax Deductions To Write-Off This Year

Managing a dance studio in 2021 was no easy feat. If you took a financial hit due to the COVID, it’s important to identify savings where you can. Thankfully, businesses do have additional tax relief options in 2021. Not sure where to begin when it comes to the dance studio tax deductions you qualify for? […]

How to Handle Customer Complaints

So You’ve Got a Customer Complaint—Now What? It happened: your first customer complaint. Maybe it was posted on Yelp or Facebook, where the whole world can see it. Or perhaps it was sent directly to your inbox. Either way, you’ll have to address it, and do so promptly and graciously. Here’s what you need to […]

Choose the Best Online Registration Software for Martial Arts Studios

You opened your martial arts studio because you love the sport, love teaching, or found the perfect way to turn your passion into a living—not because you hoped to spend your days doing admin! Get your time back with the best online registration software for martial arts studios. 6 Features to look for when deciding […]

Have You Tried These Useful Dance Studio Tools?

When you opened your own dance studio, you probably had an idea of how you would fill the space: there would be a mirror, a dance floor, a barre, a sound system or piano, and perhaps even a fan or two to keep the room cool. These are all examples of essential dance studio equipment, […]

How To Start A Music Teaching Business Built For Success

Some people are born with music in their soul! Whether you sing, play piano, or write music, it’s a special passion. If you’re ready to turn your love of music into a full-time career, you may be thinking of opening your own studio. Fortunately, there’s never been a better time. Parents are constantly searching for […]