COVID-19 Resources for Music Teachers

These offers are subject to change without notice.

CARES Act (economic stimulus package)

[Music Studio Startup] Episode 036 – Scott Stratton on the CARES Act for Music Teachers and Studio Owners

Courses

Vision & Values Course [Music Studio Startup] – FREE course and complimentary follow-up coaching session to re-center and find focus during a disorienting time

Software & Apps

Affinity Design Software (alternative to Adobe Suite) – 90 day free trial; 50% off purchase

Website Hosting

SiteGround – 3 months StartUp hosting for $0.99

Music Publishers

FJH Music Company – 40% off, plus free bonuses PROMO CODE: MUSICSTUDY

Curriculum

Instrument Playground Online – Videos, instrument guides, and activities from the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Health & Wellness

Resounding Joy Music Therapy – $30/30 min session

Finance & Taxes

Tax Calculator

Want to know how much you should budget for self-employment and federal income taxes? This handy Income and Tax Calculator is for you.

Personal Budgeting

Creating a Personal Budget + Printable Worksheet (blog post)

You Need a Budget (YNAB) – I’ve been a happy YNAB user since 2012. I love their philosophy toward budgeting. Both the web app and mobile apps are super-friendly and intuitive.

Website Building

Website Platform

I’m a WordPress.ORG fan girl. I know it’s not for everyone, though. The best website platform is the one you will actually use.

Web Hosting

I’ve used a lot of web hosts for my own sites and client sites. My current go-to web host is SiteGround.

WordPress Anti-Spam Tool

CleanTalk has eliminated spam comments and registrations for my website.

Web Developer

If you want help with your WordPress website, drop me a line! I do some freelance website design.

Networking

Global Entrepreneurship Network – Connects entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and policymakers.

CoFoundersLab – Connects entrepreneurs with co-founders

General Assembly – Training and events for entrepreneurs with a tech focus.

Meetup.com – Directory of all kinds of events happening in cities around the world. Look for networking and business owner groups in your city.

Small Business Administration (United states) – SBA offices host classes and workshops every week. They can be a great way to connect with local business owners.

Website Building

Domain Registrar

Hover.com – I appreciate their simple pricing.

Website Platform

I’m a WordPress.ORG fan girl. Here’s why.

Web Hosting

I’ve used a lot of web hosts for my own sites and client sites. My current go-to web host is SiteGround.

Classes

WordPress is super powerful, but there can be a bit of a learning curve when you get started. This course helps shorten the learning curve: WordPress for Music Teachers.

(Prerequisites: If you can download a picture from your computer and find the download location, you can build a WordPress website.)

Web Developer

If you want help with your WordPress website, drop me a line! I do some freelance website design.

Menu