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Take the time with the preparation and it will save you time and create a more professional finish

Take the time with the preparation and it will save you time and create a more professional finish It’s all in the preparation

It’s all in the preparation For just over 12 years I was married to a perfectionist. We would move into a house that needed updating and he would set to work. He would spend hours preparing each room ready for him to decorate. I would be eager to get on with the stuff that showed... Continue Reading >
Cheap and simple things you can do to get started as a tutor

Cheap and simple things you can do to get started as a tutor Get started as a tutor

It takes so much time to get things started.   When you start something (ie. Tutoring), you are keen for it to get started; for many reasons: It’s a new adventure and enthusiasm is high You are starting the business because you need the money By tutoring you hope to genuinely make a difference to... Continue Reading >

What’s your motivation?

What’s your inspiration? What motivates you?     What motivates us and acts as our inspiration will inevitably evolve over time as we evolve as an individual. When I started tutoring my goal was nothing more than to leave the job I was in so I could put my degree into practice, stimulate my brain... Continue Reading >
But whose fault is it?

But whose fault is it? We all make mistakes, have patience with the person you’re working with

  But is it actually their fault or yours!   There will be times when working as a tutor that you will explain something to someone and they will then attempt it themselves but make a mistake.     You will explain it again, but they will make another mistake. It might be the same... Continue Reading >
Cheap effective methods to market your tutoring business

Cheap effective methods to market your tutoring business Boosting your income in the summer holidays

What will you do this summer?   It’s mid-July and within a couple of weeks schools will break up, people will go on holiday and work as a tutor could decline along with your income.   Some people will have policies in place to state that a holding fee is required to secure the spot... Continue Reading >
Resources that you can easily implement in your business

Resources that you can easily implement in your business Choosing my top 10 resources

I’ve spent the last few days creating a resource bundle for the Starr Tutoring Association. Going through the different resources I use made me realise what I huge library I had put together over the past 6 years. I explain why I think using a range of resources is important in the “Learning needs to... Continue Reading >
Could this thought help you grow your tutoring business?

Could this thought help you grow your tutoring business? What would the best tutor do?

What would the best tutor do?   I’ve just finished creating the resource bundle for the “Starr Tutoring Association” membership group.   It’s been eye opening.   When I first decided to make this bundle, I thought I would be able to mention every resource that I use. It soon became apparent that I actually... Continue Reading >

Create an effective lesson plan

Here are the key steps needed in planning a successful lesson as a tutor... Continue Reading >
Starr Tutoring Brand Associates

Starr Tutoring Brand Associates 8 simple and cheap ways to market your tutoring business

Are you looking for marketing ideas to grow your tutoring business? These will help... Continue Reading >
Starr Tutoring Brand Associates

Starr Tutoring Brand Associates How marketing for your tutoring business is like a game of “Guess Who”

Do you remember the game “Guess Who”? When you create your marketing, it’s very much like playing that game. Read here to find out why…... Continue Reading >

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