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As a business owner and online tutor, time is your most precious commodity. Determining the marketing strategy is one of the most important decisions you can make as you learn how to start a tutoring [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make when they Become an Online Tutor

When teachers become online tutors, we tend to run our business like we ran our classroom.  However, teaching online and owning our own business requires a different mindset and some different skills that we [...]

Providing Uplifting Service to all of your Customers: An Interview with Ron Kaufman

Yesterday I had the privilege of interviewing Ron Kaufman, the author of Uplifting Service: The Proven Path to Delighting Your Customers, Colleagues, and Everyone Else You Meet.  Once you watch the video of [...]

Top 10 Mistakes People Make with Social Media

So you have heard as an online tutor that you should probably be using social media.  This is true.  You may have only used social media before to keep in contact with friends and family and to use this as a [...]

The #1 Reason Online Tutors Quit Teaching Online

Over the past few weeks I sent a message to people that are subscribed to my e-mail list and asked why many teachers who want to become an online tutor fail. Here is a snippet from that e-mail. The [...]

Rafflecopter Giveaway for Job Security for Life in Teaching: How to Become an Online Tutor

Joanne IMG_8670 I have started using rafflecopter to announce special giveaways and I have really been liking it.  This is a great way to promote something that you want to promote  because you reward people for [...]