SWOT for Online Tutoring Business Success

swot Part 1 of 3: Making Obstacles Work for You Starting a business can feel a lot like preparing for a vacation. Sometimes this takes the form of a checklist. Other times it's a frantic search around the house, running and grabbing a coat, some sneakers, a pair of flip flops, and your noise-cancelling headphones, right? You're quick to imagine a [...]

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SWOT for Online Tutoring Business Success

swot Part 1 of 3: Making Obstacles Work for You Starting a business can feel a lot like preparing for a vacation. Sometimes this takes the form of a checklist. Other times it's a frantic search [...]

What Makes a Great Online Tutor?

If you’ve found yourself on this page, you’ve likely considered or are now considering venturing into the world of online tutoring. There’s great news: the online tutoring industry is expanding every [...]

Conquering Fears and Anxieties Associated with Starting an Online Tutoring Business

Lots of people today look at the business that I have created and are astonished and amazed that I was really able to do it. Heck, I even look at what I have created and am completely astonished with what I [...]

Free Strategy Sessions for Online Tutors

When I first got started with tutoring online 5 years ago, there were not a lot of people doing what I was doing. In fact, I felt like an island trying to figure everything out. It was during those [...]

Turn your Online Tutoring Business Expenses into Tax Deductions

Did you know that taxes do not work the same for small businesses as they do for employees?  When I used to work in the school system I could only deduct $200 to $300 a year.  Of course as a teacher, I spent [...]

How Much Time Does it Take to Start a Successful Online Tutoring Business?

When people get a job, they usually begin working right away.  However, when someone starts a business it takes time to build it up.  In fact, it can take on average 3-5 years to build a business.  Along [...]

Teachers Getting Paid what they are Worth – Online Tutoring

As a classroom teacher in a past life, I remember what it was like to live paycheck to paycheck.  It wasn't fun.  I felt like I gave and gave and gave, but I didn't really get anything back.  I worked long [...]

How Spending $1,000 on an SEO specialist was the Worst Investment Ever

A few years ago when I was working for a personal development company I got a phone call.  Now this phone call was not something that I initiated, it was a cold call from an SEO company.  They had noticed [...]

Teaching and Traveling the World

I have always dreamed of exploring new places and traveling the world.  This philosophy doesn't really fit with our teaching world.  We have classrooms that are  confined to one room and we have to schedule [...]

What my Dad’s Job as a Welder Taught Me

As a child, my dad changed jobs often. He was never satisfied and came home miserable every night. I saw work as a terrible thing to have to do in life, but I understood that it had to be done. We didn't [...]