I recently wrote an article about an excellent tutoring toolkit I discovered called Off2Class. If you teach English as a second language (ESL) then you don't want to miss out on this. For me, it's changing the way I tutor online and it just got an upgrade.
People often ask me, "How do you get students for your online tutoring business?" My first answer is normally “Through my website”. But having you own website is only part of the answer. Getting potential students to actually find your site requires doing some search engine optimization, or SEO for short. Read on to find out how to massively improve your site's performance and attract more online students with some SEO basics. Do this right and you'll be head and shoulders above the majority of other tutoring websites out there.
So you want to teach online? Great! Why? Seriously, why do you want to teach online? There are loads of benefits of teaching this way but it's important you know the answer to this question before you continue. Having a clear idea of YOUR why at the forefront of your mind is key to starting and building a successful online tutoring business.
How much should I charge for online tutoring? This is a common question that tutors ask when starting out as a tutor or transitioning from face-to-face to online. Deciding how much to charge can be tricky to get right and you may feel awkward asking other tutors how much they charge. Fear not! Read on to find out what you should be charging and how to avoid the biggest mistake with online tutoring fees.
I'm an online tutor, not a blogger. Why would I want to write a blog? That was a question I asked myself when I started my online tutoring business. I've since learned the power of a blog and how it can get you more online students so you can concentrate on tutoring online.
When it comes to getting online students, one method is often overlooked. It can be an effective way of either getting your first student or adding to your existing group of students. The best thing is, you already have a network of people that can help you with this method. You just have to do one thing. Ask.
I've got 2 words for you: lesson planning. If you're a teacher or tutor, maybe those words are synonymous with long evenings or Sunday afternoons preparing for the following week. Wouldn't it be great if you could have all your lessons prepared for you by someone else. Well, if you teach English as a second language (ESL), then this dream is now a reality!
1655 days ago I got my first online student. A Japanese lady living just outside of Tokyo. The best thing is, she's still my student today! Where did I find this super loyal student who has a lesson almost every single week of the year? Twitter. Let me show you how.