NAMM U | September 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Music Lessons: Your Big Questions Answered

Do you run into the same issues over and over again in your lesson program? In this NAMM U session, Kevin Cranley of Willis Music hosts a discussion with experts on how they solve the biggest issues that come up in their lesson programs. Get ideas on everything from billing issues and handling makeup lessons to retaining students and teachers.

10 Ways to Improve Your Google Presence

Music retailers can win high search results on Google with quality content and a basic knowledge of SEO. Reverb.com Director of Marketing Chrissy Hansen will show you how Google works and how you can make it work for you. Find out how to make the Google bots fall in love with your website.

6 Ways to Boost Your Rentals, Communication and Cash Flow

Want to make your school music rental business more efficient, and ultimately find new ways to add to the bottom line? Here, Frank Pampenella of PM Music Center shares six ideas that he's used to improve cash flow, operations and customer service in his successful instrument rental program.

The Benefits of Offering Trial Lessons

You wouldn’t purchase a car without test-driving it, and you wouldn’t buy a house without seeing it first. Music lessons are no different. For this reason, it’s a smart idea to consider offering free trial lessons if you have a lesson program. Here's how Mike Risko Music successfully host trial lessons.

3 Strategies to Grow Your Lesson Program

Have you invested in your music lesson programs and watched the money drain from your store, rather than go back in your pocket? At the 2016 NAMM Show, Joel Bertrand of Bertrand’s Music shared three powerful strategies that he’s used to build his lesson program. Find out what they could mean to your program.

Register for Retail Boot Camp

Retail Boot Camp at The NAMM Show features two tracks: Sales, Marketing & Websites and Financial Management. This all-day event is free to NAMM retail members, but you must register first. Sign up yourself and your team here.

Plan for The 2017 NAMM Show

The NAMM Show will feature a robust NAMM U education program, including NAMM U Breakfast Sessions and the NAMM Idea Center. You can now book your hotel and register for badges. Also, download the app to start planning your show.

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