Tutoring from home

How To Make A Classroom At Home

Working from home sounds good, right? You get to drink your own tea and coffee, get to spend all day in your pyjamas, and can take toilet breaks without fear of awkward small talk as you queue. Still, as anyone who’s actually had some experience working from home will know, it’s not all plain sailing.…

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How To Encourage Referrals From Your Students

How do you win new students? Be honest. The chances are you’re not using any fancy marketing strategies or sophisticated campaigns. In fact, there’s a good chance most of your new students have come from word of mouth and recommendations – sound about right? So…with that in mind, what are you doing to actively encourage referrals from…

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4 Free WordPress Plugins To Prevent Your Site Being Hacked

So, a few weeks ago my education marketing agency got hacked. Someone gained access to our website and redirected all new visitors to random pages – one trying to sell carpets, another about mortgages… all sorts of random offers. Was it the end of the world? No. Was it inconvenient? Very. It meant downtime, lost business…

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Interview With Adam Muckle, President Of The Tutors' Association

Interview With Adam Muckle, President Of The Tutors’ Association

In today’s show I interview Adam Muckle, President of The Tutors’ Association. Given that The Tutors’ Association has a reach of around 20,000 tutors in the UK, Adam’s definitely someone all educators can learn from! We discuss: – how a chance conversation led to Adam discovering tutoring – how he started his business, and what was…

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Resh The Six Pack Investor On The BusinessMem Show

How To Grow Your Education Business & Be Acquired, Without Spending On Marketing!

In this episode of The Business Of Education Show I speak to Resh from Resh shares the story of how he was able to grow his education company to the stage where it was acquired by a larger competitor – without spending a penny on marketing. Despite being only 24 years old, Resh has had some…

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Turning Frustration Into An Education Business with Henry Fagg

In this episode of The Business Of Education Show I speak to Henry Fagg from Henry shares how he’s been able to grow his education business by pinpointing a frustration and building the perfect solution. It hasn’t always been plain sailing, but with a lot of hard work – and some very clever strategy…

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how to overcome common teacher problems

5 Teacher Problems Every Tutor Can Relate To (and how to overcome them!)

Congratulations. You’ve landed your first few students, prepared to pay you for private tutoring. Go you! But hold your horses, cowboy. Before you start dreaming about whether your Ferrari’s going to be red or black, have you given much thought to how you’ll deal with problems that’ll inevitably come your way? (Oh, they will!) Here’s…

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Words You MUST Know When Marketing Your Tutoring Business Online

As an online tutor, you don’t have the luxury of a permanent, fully-equipped classroom or a fixed salary. Instead, you’re out there on your own, finding your own students, building your own reputation – it’s a serious business. Now, I know, I know: that word’s big and bland enough to turn even the most determined…

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Online Learning vs. Classroom Learning

Online Learning vs. Classroom Learning: Which Has The Edge?

How much time do you spend on your phone, tablet, or laptop every day? Add it all up. Be honest. Two hours? Three hours? More, less? We’re living in a golden age of technology, right? It’s not just the games we can play, the books we can read, the films we can watch – it’s…

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R.I.P To The Modern Education System

R.I.P. to the Modern Education System: Trends To Be Aware Of!

Is it cliche to quote one of the most famous Bob Dylan songs at the start of a post about the modern education system? Well, cliche or not – “The times they are a-changin’.” This couldn’t be any truer than when talking about technology. Or education. Or technology’s impact on education. Education usually revolves around…

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