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If you don't build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs

Dhirubhai Ambani


Strategies for growing your Studio without compromising your core values or minimizing the integrity of your art. Build your Online Studio the right way.

How to manage your student base


Daily and ongoing management of your Online Studio can be tiring.  This site will help you implement operations that boost your student retention and limit work load.


Don't be fooled by business gurus selling another profit center for your business. Success in a Online involves personal clarity in your mission and follow through. 


7 Benefits To Having An Online Studio

That Most Industry Business Gurus Completely Missed I think it was 2006 was the when I first read the acronym, LMS (Learning Management System). It was during a time when I was searching for information and researching how to deliver content online to paying students abroad. Believe it or not, most of my research was done on Barns and Noble’s magazine sect [...]

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How to Build a Lead Generating Website: Part 2

In Part 1 of this article on how to build a lead generating website, we looked at some first steps that must be in place in order for you to create a solid inbound marketing framework for your page. I hope you took some time to review your page(s), taking what steps are necessary to tighten up any loose ends.&nb [...]

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How to Build a Lead Generating Website: Part 1

In this two part post series, I'm going to explore the basics of stepping out of what I call the announcement mindset and into the inbound marketing world of using your web presence to generate leads and get your site working as both a resource and a profit center for your studio. In Part 1, we'll do some work on the state of your current site and your paradigm of what it [...]

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Goals That are Smart, Not Stupid

​How to set goals for your website performance that make sense. Why Bother Setting Goals? Simple. Because nobody just wakes up successful.  You must have a clear path to the destination you wish to arrive at, you need to know where you’re going. This isn’t a new idea. Pretty simple, right? Setting goals to achieve your desired outcome is not new either. Nor is sett [...]

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Comment Bot Graffiti is Bad

​Managing comment spam on your blogIf you have a blog on your website, or maybe you author an authority blog, then you surely remember that first comment you received from some nice person you don’t know with nice things to say about your content. Then… another one... but the english was a bit busted And… another one... with a link to a viagra supplier in India. But t [...]

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New Graphics Solution That Rocks

I'm big into graphics. In fact, I can't remember that last time my computer has had Photoshop closed, it's the most used software I've ever owned. But it's expensive and to use software like Adobe Creative Suite takes years of learning.  Paying close attention to proper use of graphics is such an overlooked area in the martial arts business. Simply put, the industry trade [...]

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