How do you navigate reopening your music retail business in the time of COVID-19? Following up on his popular NAMM U webinar, Bob Phibbs (aka, The Retail Doctor) returned for an online session on May 7 about reopening a music retail business in the new normal. He looked at what you need to plan for, rethink and buy to reopen your doors.
What are the latest web strategies for music businesses? In this pre-recorded webinar from April 22, Inbound AV’s Peter Malick and Madison Revell look at how people’s online behavior has changed, largely due to COVID-19. They also reveal the website best practices that emerged during the pandemic. Discover the online services and technologies (as well as product categories) that your customers value in this new normal.
NAMM welcomed global business expert Marcus Sheridan for a special online education series on sales and marketing in the time of COVID-19. The third and final part, “Timeless Sales,” was held April 24 and looked at strategies, tips and advice to keep your sales moving and generate business in any condition. Sheridan is an internationally acclaimed business expert and named 1 of 20 “Speakers You Don’t Want to Miss” by Forbes magazine.
NAMM welcomed global business expert Marcus Sheridan for a special online education series on sales and marketing in the time of COVID-19. The second part, “Timeless Marketing,” was held April 17 and looked at how to build a marketing plan for your business that stands the test of time and helps you become the voice of trust among your customers. Sheridan is an internationally acclaimed business expert and named 1 of 20 “Speakers You Don’t Want to Miss” by Forbes magazine.
As the COVID-19 situation evolves, there’s still demand for musical instruments as people turn to music for entertainment, personal development and stress relief. In this online session, Sebastian Fabal, Reverb’s senior director of operations and outreach, shares the biggest trends happening with internet retail during this unprecedented time, along with best practices for retailers selling online.
NAMM welcomed global business expert Marcus Sheridan for a special online education series on sales and marketing in the time of COVID-19. The first part, “The Virtual Business,” was held April 10 and looked at how to use video and technology right now to not only continue doing business but to also find new opportunities. Sheridan is an internationally acclaimed business expert and named 1 of 20 “Speakers You Don’t Want to Miss” by Forbes magazine.
Are you concerned about the financial impact of COVID-19 on your business? Join industry experts Alan Friedman, CPA, and Daniel Jobe, EA, of Friedman, Kannenberg & Co. for a vital online session about music business finance in the time of COVID-19, originally presented on April 1. Get tips and new ideas for generating cash flow and reducing expenses during this disruptive period.
How do you deal with the coronavirus outbreak at your music retail business? What’s the smart thing to do at your business right now? How do you lead when leadership is tough? If you’re asking these questions and more, watch this online session for NAMM members by Bob Phibbs (aka, The Retail Doctor) from March 26. Phibbs is a global retail expert, thought leader and previous host of the NAMM Retail Innovation Summit.
This training, presented by financial expert Alan Friedman of Friedman, Kannenberg & Co., is a comprehensive video series that covers must-knows for the successful financial operation of a music retail business. It’s designed for anyone involved in the financial operation of a music store. Each video in this training is sequential, but you can watch them on-demand at your own pace.
Want to make no-shows a thing of the past? Mike Risko Music has just about eradicated no-shows from its lesson program, and here, company founders Mike and Miriam Risko share their tried-and-true ideas. They reveal how to set up and communicate an effective policy, popular alternatives for no-shows that parents love and how to successfully use video lessons and video assignments. Find out how to ensure students get their lessons when they can’t make it and your teachers get paid.

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