Building A Website
Welcome to The Tutor Coach Resources section for building a website. Building a website can be tough. Learn what tools I used to create my websites and how using some of these invaluable tools will save you money and time.
I have tested every recommendation on this page. Many of these resources I use today in my own tutor business and or were crucial in the development and success of The Tutor Coach. Although some of these contain affiliate links, I stand 100% behind these brands and know you will love them as much as I do.
Elegant Themes with Divi BuilderElegant Themes offers many functional, responsive themes that can help you create your own website like a pro. The Divi Builder Plugin is a stand-alone drag & drop page builder plugin that works with any WordPress theme and will take your website design to the next level.
Blogging is the Key to Driving Traffic to Your Tutor Website
I have always struggled with writing and being able to communicate effectively. The posts you've read here have taken me hours to write! Plus keeping a distracted reader on your website takes skill! After 5 years, I've finally found the class that has taught me how to change my writing and drive traffic.
Sticky Blogging with Kelly Holmes is hands down the best blogging course I've taken to date. I've read books, attended webinars, paid for access to a ghost writers library of resources to learn the art of writing….all to lead to writing that is flat.
To say that Sticky Blogging was transformational feels like an understatement.
It flipping changed my LIFE!
I have a method and have parents raving about what I am writing. How cool is that?
Proof it Works:
My new little math site (Math for Middles) went from not much traffic to needing to increase my hosting plan.
Kelly has a free class which only opens a few times a year. You'll get a lot from her free class, but the paid one? HOLY SMOKES! I knew I was going to get a lot of value from it, but I didn't fully comprehend it until I went through it.
Today I am welcoming Jared Rand of Knowledge Roundtable to share more with us about building a website on WordPress. Jared has a really unique looking website that is streamlined and clear as to what he wants users to do. Read this and be sure to check him out....read more
One of the things I enjoy most about writing here on the Tutor Coach is that I get to interact with people from all sorts of backgrounds and beginnings. Kim Schwartz is one of those multi-talented tutors that I've enjoyed getting to know over the past few years....read more
When you are starting out your tutoring business, you usually don't have the funds to go get a nice professional picture of yourself. With just a few photography tips, you will be able to take a professional looking picture with your iPhone. Let's look at my before...read more
Email Templates Do you find yourself writing the same email over and over again? I know I do, so I thought I would share a time-saving tip with you, my fellow tutors. I send the following types of emails to clients on a regular basis: Welcome email with login details...read more
How to Blog (originally) About Your Tutoring Business Our question comes from Ericka. Her question is: I am interested in blogging about my tutoring business (preferably reading and math) but notice that there are already so many articles and videos out there....read more
How to Make Your Blog Posts Look More Professional Our question comes from Sarah Rimkunas who says, "I would enjoy help or maybe links to some tutorials on tools to make my website and blog posts more professional and polished looking." Show Notes: Websites: Free...read more
In early fall, I changed my tutor website over to a self-hosted Wordpress site. When I was setting up the site, I knew that adding video could be a really interesting way to engage with new visitors to the site. Before the site went live, my top two referrals were...read more
I've been at this website stuff for quite a few years. In the beginning, I was given the advice to start out with a WordPress self-hosted website. They made great cases for why I should do this, but did I listen? Nope...I learned the hard way! Most likely, your...read more
As a child, I just loved field trips! It was fun to get away and be in a different environment. Well, today I am taking you on a little virtual field trip! We are going to get some tutor website inspiration. As you browse through the websites below, pay...read more
About Adrianne Meldrum
Adrianne Meldrum is a private tutor and coach for tutors looking to turn tutoring into the career of their dreams. You'll find the tools needed to get started using her digital toolbox, Profitable Tutor Framework. She's the author of The Novice Tutor and the creator of the app Tutor Tracker.
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