Starting Your Own Tutor Business
Welcome to The Tutor Coach Resources section for learning to start or grow your tutor business. Here, you will find a comprehensive list of tools and websites I highly recommend for building and optimizing your tutor business.
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.
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The Profitable Tutor Framework is an online course and business in a box, tailored to your specific needs as a tutor.
Get the step-by-step instruction and tools you need to take your tutor business online, no matter how techy (or non-techy) you are.
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Guest post by: Karla Rodriguez Business Management Software for Education Companies. The demand for private tutoring continues to grow; this represents a great opportunity for tutoring companies focusing on the key elements that drive success to their business....read more
Riding the tea cups makes me want to….vomit. There I said it. Tea cups are one of the worst rides and I find that I have been getting those woozy feelings often this past year as I work on my new online tutoring business, Math for Middles. I worry and stress....read more
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
It’s a busy tutoring afternoon and you check your email right before your first student only to be smacked in the face with an expert game of Schedule Tetris with a parent. The following question was posted inside of the Just for Tutors Facebook group (accessible...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...read more
Elizabeth, a member of Just for Tutors, shared a schedule technique she uses to help her maximize her time working with her students. Her schedule is always full and this allows her to serve more students. Maximizing Tutor Time This method is called...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
It doesn’t matter how you came to be a tutor, whether you just fell into it or intentionally set out to be a tutor, your business will grow slowly unless you do one thing. Take Action! When I first started tutoring, I timidly put myself out there. I made a...read more
Updated: Sept. 12, 2015 (read the story…then the update at the bottom) If you missed me sharing about that one decision staring me down, you may want to read about it before you read below. This summer has been totally crazy, even though I tried to prevent the...read more
This upcoming school year is going to cause some mega change in our household. I am the mother of three boys and my oldest is going to middle school and my baby is going to first grade. For the first time ever, all of my kids will be gone all day. In all honesty, I...read more
Have you ever had a day filled to the brim with students, rarely had time to eat or take care of yourself, or spend time with your loved ones, then at the end of the day you find yourself totally drained? I know I have. Way more often than I care to admit. But...read more
We all tutor for various reasons. Maybe you are tutoring because you need a little extra cash. Perhaps you are tutoring while looking for a full-time teaching job. I wonder if you are tutoring because you were recently laid off or decided to retire but want more...read more
A few years back, I raised my rate for all of my students across the board. It didn’t matter if they had been with me for a long time or not. I realized that I wasn’t getting paid what I was worth. And then it happened. Fear set in about losing...read more
How does a parent know that I’ve had a background check? Our question comes from John. His question is: I just watched one of your youtube videos about how to start a tutoring business. You mention the need to get a background check. After I have a...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
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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