Episode #1

The Top 10 Must Haves for a Rockstar Preschool Program

Today is the 1st episode of the Erin Burd Show LIVE?!?! We will be chatting about the Top 10 Must Have's for a Rockstar Preschool Program, plus tips and tricks on easy shoe changes in tiny tot classes!

Episode #2

How to Use Facebook Groups to Grow Your Enrollment Without Being a Salesy Weirdo

This week, I will be sharing with you my super-secret ninja tip on how to use Facebook Groups to grow your enrollment without being a salesy weirdo AND I will have my guest, Samara Daise on to chat about work-life harmony now that she is a mom to 2 boys and a multiple business owner.

Episode #3

Debunking the Top 3 Myths about Approaching Daycares and Preschools

Debunking the Top 3 Myths about Approaching Daycares and Preschools

Episode #4

The #1 Way to Increase Your Preschool Enrollment Without Social Media or Bring a Friend Days.

On this week's episode of The Erin Burd Show LIVE!, we are going to chat about the #1 Way to Increase Your Preschool Enrollment Without Social Media or Bring a Friend Days...

Episode #5

Why Uniquely Marketing Your Program Will Set You Apart From The Competition

On this week's episode of The Erin Burd Show LIVE!, we are going to chat about Why Uniquely Marketing Your Program Will Set You Apart From The Competition

Episode #6

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Wait Until 2022 to Spruce Things Up

On this week's episode of The Erin Burd Show LIVE!, we are going to chat about the 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Wait Until 2022 to spruce things up and make some changes in your classes and your business.

Episode #7

Show Up for You and Your Health First

On this week's episode of The Erin Burd Show LIVE!, we are going to chat with Anthony and Staci Lo Cascio on why it is so important to show up for YOU and your health first.

Episode #8

The Biggest Mistakes Business Owners Make When it Comes to Growing Their Business

On this week's episode of The Erin Burd Show LIVE!, I am sitting down with Paula Allen and we are having a candid conversation about the biggest mistake she sees business owners making when it comes to growing their businesses.

Episode #9

The Biggest Shifts We Experience When We Hire the Right Mentor and Coach

On this weeks episode, Erin and I will sit down and chat about the biggest shifts we experienced in our businesses from having the right mentor and coach

Episode #10

Lessons from Disney to Take to Your Classes and Business

On this week's episode of The Erin Burd Show LIVE!, I am sitting down with Andrea Trench from DiscoverDance and chatting about our recent trips to Disney, and what we learned about taking some of their principles and sprinkling them into our own classes and businesses.

Episode #11

My 3 Favorite Ways to Get Finances in Order

On this week's episode of The Erin Burd Show LIVE!, let's talk finances... In today's episode, we are diving into my 3 favorite ways to get your finances in order!

Episode #12

Overwhelmed and Exhausted

Overwhelmed and Exhausted. The weight of the world has been pushing down on your shoulders this year and just wont seem to let up. You are busy trying to navigate, adapt, and overcome all the challenges that have been thrown at you. In this weeks episode of the Erin Burd LIVE! show, I will be sitting down my friend, Tricia Gomez, who is a master at taking on a project and seeing an idea come to life. We will be chatting about how to take on projects, turn ideas into action, and do it without adding more overwhelm to your life by sharing some ninja tips and tricks to make it all happen. As studio owners and teachers, this year has been super challenging to say the least. It feels like this is never going to end, but sit tight as Tricia and I share how to lighten the load. I cannot wait to sit down and share all the goodness with you!

Episode #13

You. Are. Enough.

Can we just be real for a moment? When you get home at the end of the night from teaching are you exhausted?? And not in the my body is tired, but the I am emotionally drained type of exhausted?? I know that it can be easy to fall into overwhelm right now..... so this week my message is simple.... YOU. ARE. ENOUGH. Wanna know how enough you are?? I'm gonna tell you..... You are enough as a teacher. You are enough as a business owner. You are enough as a mom, spouse, and family member. You are enough as a human. It is AMAZING how enough you are. And believe me my friend..... You have got this. Love, Erin

Episode #14

3 Steps to Review and Revamp Your Tuition Structure

Does looking at your dance studio bank account statement make you want to cry?? I have been there and can tell you that if you are trying to add on new programs, enroll more students and don't get the results ( dollar signs in your account) it can make you want to throw your hands up in the air and wonder what you are doing wrong..... So on this weeks episode... I want to share with you the easiest and quickest path to more cash in your dance studio. This isn't about getting new kiddos in the door, or adding another new revenue stream. This is about 1 small tweak that can yield huge results...... As a studio owner I know that finances and numbers may not be your favorite job to take on but I promise you with this 1 tweak you will be doing a happy dance all the way to the bank.

Episode #15

Business Goals: Keeping Sight of the Long Game in your Dance Studio

Business Goals: Keeping Sight of the Long Game in your Dance Studio When you are the only person running your business (whether you have a team or not), it s so easy to get bogged down with all the micro tasks and shiny objects. And before you know it, you lose sight of your long game. Todays focus: keeping sight of your big WHYS and GOALS. Lesson planning, emails, invoicing, props, costumes, recital venues, digital resources, and the list goes on and on.... they are all wonderful parts of your business, but left unchecked they can steal your time and focus away from your ULTIMATE goals. On this week's episode of the Erin Burd Show LIVE! we will dive in and : ~ Define your long Game ~ Give you tips and tricks to stay focused ~ And help reframe those tasks / shiny objects. Your long game is important and you deserve to run a business that you love. So let's talk about it!

Episode #16

Finding Your Peeps: Strategies and Tactics to Fill Your Dance Studio

"I need more students." Maybe this is the first thing that comes to mind when someone asks, "What's your studio goal for Q1?" And it makes sense. Your goal might be to up studio enrollment. Maybe it's to reach capacity in your classes or launch a new mobile progam. Whatever the GOAL... it's crucial to get clear on two specific things: 1) Your overall strategy to achieve that goal. 2) The tactics you'll use to support that strategy. Goals... strategies... tactics... they might seem like they're all one in the same, right? THEY'RE NOT. In this broadcast I'll break down how we need to view these as very different animals, and how we can develop strategic marketing to feed our studios and grow our businesses.

Episode #17

Stand in Your Own Studio Spotlight and Become Known in Your Community

Do people even know my studio is here?? You have posted about your classes on social media, created flyers, and graphics, maybe even tried an ad or two... and yet it still feels like a struggle getting new students in the door. All while the "new studio" up the road is filling their classes like no one's business. It's super frustrating and makes you wonder what you are doing wrong. In today's episode of The Erin Burd LIVE! Show, my friend and branding genius, Joie Gharrity, will sit down with me and chat about how dance studio owners can start to stand in their own spotlight in the community and become the GO -TO STUDIO they should be. No more hiding in the shadows, my friend. I know as a Studio Owner how marketing and branding is probably the hardest thing to do in our business, but with Joie's wisdom, you will be ready to Shine Like a Diamond and stand out brightly.

Episode #18

7 Things Successful Dance Studio Owners Do

You do SO much as a Studio Owner and Dance teacher. The lessons, the prep, the communication, the business stuff… it’s a lot to do! And it’s easy to drop the ball or struggle to keep all the plates spinning. ‘Cause let’s face it: most of us don’t have a personal assistant with us at all times to help us keep track of all the things. That’s where SYSTEMS and PRIORITIES become so important. In this week’s broadcast we’re going to discuss 7 things that successful dance studio owners do – and we’ll examine the priorities that can help you stay accountable and the systems that can help you stay on track.

Episode #19

Getting Your Dance Studio Out of Survival Mode

You've been working so hard over the past 20 months. You learned all the things. You taught those things to your students and parents. You took your ENTIRE business online in the span of a week. Went back and forth between online, hybrid and in person instruction. You’ve been through mental, emotional, and physical trials. The decision fatigue you’ve felt is 100% real. 😵 … You are back in doing your thang.... BUT... you still feel like you’re in “survival mode.” (I’m there with you, friend. No judgement here...) It’s time to hit the reset button so that we can shift out of survival mentality and into a new mindset space where we can better help our clients and ourselves. This weeks broadcast is about learning how to: Release... Establish... & Celebrate... I hope these tips will help you shift out of survival mode and into a more relaxed space.

Episode #20

3 Ways To Get Unstuck While Running Your Dance Studio Business

You've got a lot on your plate, and it's easy to feel stuck when a mistake happens or when you're feeling overwhelmed. In this video I'm sharing 3 simple ways to shift your perspective and get UNSTUCK. As a dance studio owner, I know you're a wiz at helping your students move past mistakes during lesson time. It's time to apply those same concepts to how we run our businesses.

Episode #21

How to Kick the Blame Game to the Curb

"She obviously didn't read the policies." 📋 "He didn't pay on time, and I sent tons of reminders." ⏰ "They made a huge mess in the lobby and didn't even bother to apologize." 🤯 When boundaries are crossed, we're often quick to react in a defensive way by pointing fingers at wrong-doers. It's easy (and, let's face it... natural) to jump into the blame game when something goes wrong in your business. Blaming someone doesn't fix the situation. It just adds fuel to the fire. 🔥🔥🔥 Getting stuck in the "blame game" leads to resentment and anger that can seriously sabotage your biz relationships. ... but what if you could STOP the cycle of resentment, anger, and assumptions? ... what if we could STOP 🛑 the blame game and have difficult conversations that were ACTUALLY productive? I've got 3 Tips that will help you reduce your stress, diffuse the blame game, and be more productive in your business! (Yes, this takes practice.) (YES, it's worth it.) (I promise.)

Episode #22

How to Get Awesome Reviews for Your Studio

Social proof is important. It’s what we as consumers use to tell us whether or not we want to try out a new business. You probably look up new restaurants in a web search or on social media, right? Well that’s exactly what people are doing when they hear about your studio. They're looking up your sites and checking out the reviews you have from students and parents. It’s time to get the testimonials you need to wow potential clients and move them to make that reach out for lessons. In this broadcast I'll walk you through the why, where, and hows of asking for testimonials on search platforms and social media so that you can EASILY build your social proof!

Episode #23

TONE MATTERS!!?? Text and Email Communication Tips

Tone matters... and misinterpreting tone when we communicate primarily via email / text can be so easy to do. 😬 "What did she mean by that extra question mark??" "WHY IS THIS IN ALL CAPS." "short. unclear. huh?" In our increasingly internet reliant world, it's important to keep tone in mind when we're communicating with clients... AND when we're reading client communications. 💻📱 In this broadcast we'll dive into best practices that will help us avoid misunderstandings and frustration over "internet tone."

Episode #24

How to Help Your Tiny Tots (and parents) with Separation Anxiety in Class

Over Protective, Helicopter Parent, Cry Babies, It's Just a Phase, Be a "big" girl/boy, You're just not ready for dance class. These are all comments and terms I have heard inside our community when describing children (& parents) who suffer from separation anxiety. On this week's episode, my guest, Jessica Strong, from Dance to Learn, and I will be sharing with you how to help your tiniest dancers (and parents) with separation anxiety and how to create a space that is comforting and inviting for all.

Episode #25

What I Learned Helping Over 100 Studio Owners Start Their Own Mobile Programs

Over the last 5 years, I have walked hand in hand with over 100 dance studio owners and educators who wanted to launch a lucrative mobile dance program in their communities. On this week's episode, I will be sharing with you the valuable lessons I learned simply by helping others on their journey.

Episode #26

How to Identify and Sell to the 3 Different Types of Buyers

Ever had a student come in for a trial, love your class, and then walk out the door without actually enrolling?? It is totally frustrating, and makes you wonder what the heck went wrong?!?! But the reality is... it may be that your sales process didn't speak to the way they buy. So, what makes someone actually BUY from you... that is, enroll their child in your studio, or book a birthday party? Add on additional classes or audition for the performing company? In this week's episode I will break down for you the 3 distinctive types of buyers, their characteristics, and how to appeal to each.

Episode #27

What I Learned From This Weekends High Level Coaching Retreat and How Investing in Myself and Business Made It Possible

We all want our parents to invest in their child's dance education and see them grow, but sometimes, as busy studio owners and entrepreneurs, we forget that if we want to grow our business we in fact need to invest in ourselves. Last weekend I attended a High Level Coaching Retreat, that left me full of inspiration, ideas to implement, and goodies to share with you! In this week's episode, I am going to share some of my takeaways from the weekend and how they apply to you as well

Episode #28

3 Ways to Reignite Your Passion This Summer

Costumes... Competition Season... Recital and Showcase Season.... OH MY! All of this can leave you feeling a little depleted in the passion and energy area. So how do we refuel and replenish to keep us going year after year?? In this week's episode, ,along with my special guest, Steve Sirico, we will be sharing with you 3 Ways To Reignite Your Passion this Summer to ensure you are feeling recharged and refreshed going into the fall.

Episode #29

#1 Way to Simplify Your Schedule

Your To-Do List is a mile long... and you don't know how you are going to get it all done. You have heard the saying we all have the same 24 hours a day..... but yet somehow its like there is just never enough time in your schedule to make it all happen. So, in this week's episode, I am going to share with you my #1 trick to simplify your schedule and get more done.

Episode #30

How I Added 60 New Preschool Students in 2 weeks

Spring may seem like a challenging time to add new students to your business, but if we are being honest, most of us wouldn't mind adding an extra $7500

(or more) in revenue at this time of year. With so many expenses this time of year, a cash injection would make things much easier for you. So, in this week's episode, I will be pulling back the curtain and sharing with you how I easily added $7500 in revenue collected over the last two weeks and the 2 simple actions that made it possible.

Episode #31

Take control Of Your Life By Taking control of Your Calendar

Do you feel like a hamster running on a wheel? Same long list of things to do over and over... and yet you somehow keep getting nowhere?? As a studio owner, the list of things to get done can seem overwhelming..... then add the roles of mother, wife, caregiver, and so on and the weight of all the responsibilty can feel like a ton of bricks. In this weeks episode I will be sharing the planning system I used to take back control of my life, by taking control of my calendar and planning my life to make sure all the things get accomplished.

Episode #32

Support Systems are Key To Success

I get by with a little help from my friends....... This song plays on repeat in my mind when I am inside a workshop, FB community, mastermind coaching program, and so on... When I hear studio owners say that they feel so alone and that they have no one that gets them... it just breaks my heart... because well, it doesn't have to be that way. In this week's episode, along with my friend Casey Royer, we will be diving into why it is so important to find your tribe, how it can be the 1 thing that creates beautiful shifts in your business and personal life, and how it has changed our lives for the better.

Episode #33

Your Success for Next Season Starts NOW

Increased enrollment, streamlined systems, and a less stressful season does not just happen magically. Let's face it... that probably seems like a pipe dream that only happens when some fairy godmother magically comes down and waves her wand to other studio owners.... because it certainly has not happened to you. But the truth is there is no fairy dust that makes it happen overnight. What you do right NOW will decide how you start off next season. With competition season in full swing, recitals and showcases just around the corner, and summer camps to fill... finding the time to focus on the future can be a challenge. In this week's episode, I will be sharing with you my top 3 tips for making the time to plan how and why it is vital to your success.

Episode #34

Is it Worth It?? How to Decide if Having A Competitive Team is Right For Your Studio

With all of the posts and discussions we see happening on social media during the competition season, it may leave you wondering... Is It Actually Worth It?? On this week's episode, I will be sitting down with Chasta Hamilton, the author of Trash The Trophies, for a candid conversation about her journey to move away from the competitive dance scene. We will be sharing 3 tips to help you evaluate if having a competition team is the right fit for your studio.

Episode #35

Assessing Your Dance Studio's Systems

Let's talk systems... Are they currently held only in your brain?? Do you have clear concise systems that your staff can follow and understand in place?? And are you actually using the systems effectively inside your business... Well in this week's episode we are going to assess your current systems and chat about how to maximize all their potential to create more time, more money, and more freedom in your life! Want to get a copy of the show notes? Drop SYSTEMS below in the comments to get access to the info. Join me, Erin Burd Dance Studio Strategist, live every Wednesday at 9am PT for more joy, mindset tips and tricks, and business strategies to help you grow your business so you can live your dream life.

Episode #36

Creating Impact In Your Community : Serving Senior Retirement Communities and Assisted Nursing Facilities

Serving our community, and making an impact is what most studio owners and educators are looking to accomplish when they teach dance. For most, this may mean teaching students 18 and under...... but what if when looking at our community as a whole, you see that our senior citizens are too often forgotten in the equation. On this week's episode, I will have Michele Shartel on as my guest and we will discuss how serving senior retirement communities has made a profound impact on her heart and bottom line.

Episode #37

Daytime Revenue in Your Studio.... Things To Consider Before Launching New Programs

Maximizing Your Profitability of your studio space maybe your top priority as we move into a new season. You may have heard that adding a Performing Arts Preschool Program or subleasing your space may be a great way to add more revenue and utilize your space...... BUT there may be a few key details that you may want to consider before you jump in head first. In this weeks episode, I will break down some key items you will need to consider before you make costly mistakes in your pursuit of growing your bottom line.

Episode #38

Do's and Don'ts of Leveraging Tik Tok For Marketing

Tik Tok is all the rage with our students.... but you may be wondering if it could actually gain you new students inside your studio.... and should you really invest your precious time on such a new platform??? In this week's episode, my guest Damien Brooks and I will be sharing with you the straight talk on utilizing and leveraging Tik Tok as part of your studio's enrollment strategy. PLUS sharing the Do's and Don'ts when using it for marketing purposes.

Episode #39

Studio Accelerator Bootcamp Sneak Peek and Q&A

Studio Accelerator Bootcamp officially starts this week! In this week's episode I will give you a walk through of the program and answer some common questions I have received from Dance Studio Owners and Educators this week.

Episode #40

Simple Studio Growth Plan

When it comes to growing your studio, there are A LOT of things that can distract you (hello rhinestones), over and over again, I am reminded that we only really need to focus on 3 things to move the needle forward in our business. 3 key Areas that will create serious IMPACT. In this week's episode, I will dive into the 3 key areas that need our focus and attention if we want to grow our studios and have a business that feels simple and sustainable.

Episode #41

Celebrating the WINS: Why It Is KEY To Your Success

We are so quick to celebrate when a student lands their first double piroutte, or when a friend gets a promotion at work, or gets published, or when our kids win an award at school ( totally guilty here)......But yet, for some reason, we do not celebrate our OWN Wins. We worry about how people will perceive us, if we will sound like we are bragging, or we just want to be "humble". But in reality, when we DIM our own light to make others comfortable, we are actually suffocating our own success. In this week's episode, we are going to dive in to WHY it is so important to celebrate our wins, big and small alike, because it is the key to actually helping us achieve our goals.

Episode #42

Your Magical Client Experience: The Perfect Place to Automate

Disney is the most Magical Place on Earth...but what if I told you that your studio could be a close 2nd?? And what if I told you that the experience we can give our families could be an automated system that works for you around the clock?? That makes each parent and student feel seen and heard, and that they know exactly what is happening inside your studio? Sounds Dreamy, Right? Well, in this week's episode, I am sitting down with Paula Allen, and we are going to spill the tea on how you can create an easy, streamlined system that automates the process for you!.

Episode #43

Christmas in July! How to create magic in your business during this month that will set you up for success this fall!

Christmas brings pure magic to the Burd house...so much so that my husband has even asked if it could just be December already! So, what if we could create the same magic, excitement, and engagement during the month of July?!?! Well, in this week's episode of the Erin Burd LIVE! show, I am going to dive into how you can add a little elf magic to your business that will have you singing Jingle Bells into the new season. PLUS, I will be sharing with you examples of what we have done around here to make July my 2nd favorite month of the year

Episode #44

Upcoming Trend ALERT! What You NEED To Do Now To Capitalize On What Is Coming

How many times do we feel like we missed the boat on something..or wished we knew about it sooner...Well, my friend, in this week's episode, Adam and Vicci Blakely, and I, are going to share with you an upcoming trend that you are going to want to be getting ready for NOW, so you can leverage it to its full potential when it hits!

Episode #45

How My Travel Obsession Actally Helped Me Take My Business To The Next Level

Have Passport... Will Travel. If you know me, you may know that I am obsessed with traveling the world. Experiencing new cultures and seeing the world from different points of view. Which feeds the creative artist in me... but what I found out is that my travel actually had a direct correlation to my business growth. So on this week's episode, I am going to share with you what I discovered over my years of travels and how it directly boosted my bottom line.

Episode #46

Ramping Up Your Lead Generation Machine: Top 3 Ways to Increase Your Enrollment this Year

Next Season is just around the corner.... and if your enrollment numbers aren't making you do a grand jete with joy.. then now is the time to audit your lead generation plan and get to work! in this week's episode, I will be peeling back the curtain and sharing with you the Top 3 Ways to Incrase Your Enrollment this season and make sure your lead genreation machine is working its muscles!

Episode #47

Thinking Outside the Resin Box.... How To Take Your Classes on the Road And Maximize Your Profit

Pop Quiz: What programming in your business currently holds over a 75% profit margin?? For most studio owners the answer is none of them do. So this week, I am going to show you how a little out of the resin box thinking can do for you, by simply taking your classes on the road and out of the 4 walls of your studio, you can actually add a program that has one of the highest profit margins in our industry.

Episode #48

How Jessica added 139 students to her studio in just 5 months

"It feels like nobody knows that we are here!" This is how Jessica felt just 5 short months ago... But fast forward to today and she has added 139 students to her studio... and the number keeps growing! So in this week's episode, Jessica is going to share what she had to shift to start consistently enrolling students into her programs and how it has changed the way she shows up in her business.

Episode #49

Leveraging Google Ads and Best Practices

FB, IG, Tik Tok, and Google Ads Oh MY! As the new season approaches, we may be trying to navigate what platforms are the best for advertising our classes on.... So many times Google Ads can be overlooked, because they just seem a bit confusing! So on this week's episode, Jennifer Randall and I will be sharing with you how to leverage Google Ads and best practices for getting the most out of this platform!

Episode #50

50th Episode Party!!

OMG!!! This week we are celebrating the 50th episode of the Erin Burd LIVE! Show!! So to celebrate, I will be sharing a few of my favorite moments from our shows, having a few fun giveaways, and of course sharing a few nuggets of what I have learned from being a part of Dance Teacher Web Conference in Las Vegas!

Episode #51

Getting Back To The Basics

Take Me Back To the Good Old Days! Before we had to make the biggest pivot to Zoom, before we had to reimagine our business, before we had to combat excessive screentime and IPAD kids, before when things didn't feel so hard! I think it is time for us to declare that we are getting BACK TO THE BASICS! And in this week's episode, I want to dive into how to simplify your life and business, by leaning into the good ol' days, before everything got so complicated.

Episode #52

How to Attract, Hire, and KEEP Amazing Staff

It has happened to me....one of my teachers left and stole my students!!!" I know you have all heard the story before....it may have even happened to you. When it does, you are left in a daze, wondering how in the world this could happen to you. What went wrong?? So in this week's episode, I am breaking down how to attract, hire, and keep amazing staff so you are never left stuck in this position.

Episode #53

Top 3 Common Mistakes Dance Studio Owners Make On Social Media

Over the last 5 years, part of my job as a business coach to dance studio owners (like you) is to audit and review social media accounts and general online presence. While I have audited 100s of profiles over the years, I have noticed that the majority of studio owners all make the same mistakes. (Zero judgment here, I have even made some of them myself!) But... you are in luck because they are sooo easy to fix! In this week's episode, I will share with you the top 3 common mistakes to avoid, so that you don't waste time and energy all for nothing!

Episode #54

Fall Frenzy... how to go from craziness to calm

Being a Studio Owner is saying, "After this week things will die down...over and over again" How many times have you said this phrase?? I would be lying to say that I have never uttered those words, but what if we made a few small tweaks and made the fall frenzy, actually go from crazy to calm??? In this week's episode I am going to dive into 3 small tweaks you can make to make the fall your most favorite time of the year!

Episode #55

Finish 2022 Strong... WHY the last 3 months matter so much

Holy Moly!! How did we get to October already?!?! With Fall officially here, and the start of the season rush calming down, it is time to set our sights on what we want to see happen by the end of 2022. So in this week's episode, I am going to dive in to why the last 3 months of the year are so important and walk you through how to make sure you finish the year strong!

Episode #56

Dance Studio Owners Beach Business Retreat: Walkthrough of the weekend and WHY you do not want to miss out!

We all want our parents to invest in their child's dance education and see them grow, but sometimes, as busy studio owners and entrepreneurs, we forget that if we want to grow our business we in fact need to invest in ourselves. In this week's episode, I will be walking you through exactly what the Dance Studio Owners Beach Business Retreat is all about and WHY you should invest in yourself and your business!

Episode #57

Why Free Trials and Bring a Buddy Aren't Working For You

We all want to bring in more of the right fit students and fill our classes to capacity. So we decide to use enrollment tactics like Bring A Friend day or Free Trial Classes... and then hardly anyone shows up or if they do show up... they do not enroll. Which leaves you wondering why you wasted your time on them... and you may have decided they just don't work for you or in your area. So in this week's episode, I will be sharing with you WHY those tactics are not working... and how you can turn things around.

Episode #58

Get Yo Money Right.... How to take control of your finances before the end of the year.

Let's be honest.... money is something that people do not want to talk about openly. I get it. We all have stories around money. Whether we feel like we don't have enough, we don't know how it works, or we don't understand it..... so we set it off to the side and do nothing to tell it how to work for us. So, in this week's episode, I am going to talk about how to get your money right with my guest, Jessica Hosbein. Together we are going to share how to create harmony with your money and make it work for you!

Episode #59

Community Involvement Projects: Creating Impact and Teaching Lessons to Our Students

Being able to teach dance is an amazing job.... but what if we decided to take it a step further and really help mold amazing humans by showing our students that it is our responsibility to show up and help others that are in need. We can all make a difference. So on this week's episode, I am sharing with you a quick interview I did in August with Anne Marie Frank during the DTW conference about how she took a small act of kindness and turned it into a community involvement project for her studio that has blossomed into something much much more. AND how you can take that inspiration and run with it in your own space.

Episode #60

Holy Beach Retreat Batman! Recap of the weekend and big takeaways!

Toes in the sand is good for the soul.... and boy oh boy are we back feeling fired up and ready to go! In this week's episode, I will be dropping a recap of the weekend and the big takeaways for me as well as some of the attendees.

Episode #61

Coasting into 2023 won't cut it...What to do NOW to make sure 2023 is your best year yet!

We are officially in the holiday season... and it can be easy to turn on the coast button and go into auto-pilot to get us through the end of the year.... but the problem is, that riding out the rest of 2022 will not set you up for success in the new year. In this week's episode, I will be sharing why going on auto-pilot does not serve you, and what you should be doing NOW to make sure the new year greets you with new magic in your business and life!

Episode #62

Spilling the Tea on a Project for YOU!

It's the most wonderful time of the year.....this week kicks off the official holiday season for us and with that, it means I can officially spill the tea on a project we have been working on for you!! So join me on this week's episode, where I am going to break down the secret project, what it all entails, and how we created it with you in mind!

Episode #63

Boss Mode Activated: Top 3 Things TO DO as the CEO of Your Studio

Whether you are a solopreneur or have a team of 50, it's super easy to get caught up in the day-to-day to-do lists and forget about the BIG picture jobs inside our business. So, in this week's episode, I am going to dive into the top 3 things that you need to focus on as the CEO of your studio.

Episode #64

How to create Holiday Magic in your business during this month that will set you up for success in 2023!

Christmas brings pure magic to so many during the month of December! So, what if we could create some of our own magic, excitement, and engagement during the month that carries over to the new year and has new students flying into our studio?!?! Well, in this week's episode of the Erin Burd LIVE! show, I am going to dive into how you can add a little elf magic to your business that will have you singing Jingle Bells into the new year.

Episode #65

How To Make More Money With What You Already HaveMoney, Money, MONEY! Extra Cash Never Hurt Anyone

Have you ever scratched your head wondering how you can make more money... but don't know how you could possibly add another class to your already full schedule?? I have In this week's episode, I will dive into the secret to making more money with what you already have set up in your business. This isn't about adding more classes or even more to your to-do list... it's about 1 simple shift.

Episode #66

Money, Money, MONEY! Extra Cash Never Hurt Anyone

With Christmas just a few days away.... do you find yourself looking at your bank account and wanting to cry?? If so, you are not alone... and you may even be wondering how to quickly change what you see in front of you... So if you can relate to this on any level..then this week's episode is for you! I am going to be diving in to how you can add extra cash to your bank account in just a few weeks and have you doing a happy dance when you check your balances!

Episode #67

99 Problems, But Money Ain't One

2023 is officially here and you may be ready to take on the new year with exciting optimism... or are you bringing last years ish into this new one?? I may have Jay Z going through my mind... and even if you have 99 problems, we want to make sure money ain't one of them! So in this week's episode, I will be breaking down how to handle your finances like a boss, increase your revenue, and make it rain in 2023!

Episode #68

5 People You Cannot LIVE Without In Your Business

No matter if you are a solo studio owner or have a team of 50, there are 5 specific people in your business that you cannot live without if you want your studio to thrive. In this week's episode, we are going to dive into who these people are and WHY they matter so much.

Episode #69

How Amber Bounced Back By Adding 72 New Students In 3 Months

The shutdown did a real number on Amber's enrollment in her dance studio. The beginning of 2022 was still rocky,but fast forward to today and she has added 72 new students to her studio in just 3 months ... and the number keeps growing! So in this week's episode, Amber is going to share what she had to shift to start consistently enrolling students into her programs and how it has changed the way she shows up in her business.

Episode #70

It’s time to skyrocket Your Visibility

Ever wondered how some studios just seem to attract all the students and for whatever reason, you just aren't seeing the same results??It can be extremely frustrating!!  On my training: How to Skyrocket Your Studio VisibilityI am going to dive into the top 10 ways to get known in your community and how to leverage them to become the Go-To Studio in your town!

Episode #71

Top 3 Mistakes Studio Owners Make with SEO

"Tech is not my jam." "Technology gives me a headache" or "I just don't understand how all these algorithms, SEO, and such work for my studio" Have you ever said these things or thought them yourself?? I know there is soooo much information out there, and sometimes that SEO thing gets pushed to the backburner until we "have time" to figure it out. So in this week's episode, my guest Adam Blakey and I are going to dive into what the heck is SEO and WHY do I need to know about it anyway?!?! AND the top 3 mistakes Studio Owners make with their own SEO.

Episode #72

Setting Yourself Up for a Solid Summer

Ever feel like you are on the cash flow rollercoaster... especially during summer?? So many studio owners feel stressed at different times of the year as the huge expenses come rolling in... and with a slow summer it can create big anxiety and overwhelm. On this week's episode of the Erin Burd Live Show, I will be sharing with you exactly what you need to be doing NOW to set yourself up for a Solid (and stress free) summer.

Episode #73

Client Case Study: Joyce's Journey

162 New Preschool Students in 4 months?!?! What would that do for you?? For most of us, it would blow our minds and open us to see all the is possible inside of our businesses with just a few small tweaks. In this week's episode, Joyce will be sharing her journey from where she was to now, and what has shifted for her since joining the Mobile Studio Blueprint Program.

Episode #74

Shaking the Spring Sillies Out In Our Tiny Tot Classes

With spring just around the corner, we know that the kiddos get a little extra dose of crazies inside of them. So in this week's episode, I have teamed up with my friend, Andrea Trench from DiscoverDance and we are going to share with you our top tips and tricks to shake the sillies out and keep our tiny tots engaged and focused.

Episode #75

Rolling with the Changes... New Social Media Updates

Just when you think you have got it all figured out, social media platforms change things up and you feel like you are starting all over again. So, on this week's episode, I am going to share with you a few new changes we are seeing on social media and what to do to roll with the changes.

Episode #76

Managing March Madness... How to Deal With All The Craziness of Comp and Recital Season

Do YOU Belive in Magic?? Yes I am singing a little tune as I write this..... but seriously... do you know that you can increase your retention and engagement of your current clients by creating magical oppportunities and experiences for them, that fire them up and get them raving to all their family and friends about all your amazingness?!?! It's totally true, and in this week's episode, my guest Jennilee from Dance The Magic and I are going to be dishing all about how creating magic experiences matter in our businesses.

Episode #77

Creating Raving Fans Through Magical Experiences

Do YOU Belive in Magic?? Yes I am singing a little tune as I write this..... but seriously... do you know that you can increase your retention and engagement of your current clients by creating magical oppportunities and experiences for them, that fire them up and get them raving to all their family and friends about all your amazingness?!?! It's totally true, and in this week's episode, my guest Jennilee from Dance The Magic and I are going to be dishing all about how creating magic experiences matter in our businesses.

Episode #78

Recession Proof Your Business

Milk, Eggs, Gas, Housing.... inflation Rates are skyrocketing and talks of a Recession are being thrown around... which can cause a studio owner to get a little concerned... So in this week's episode, I am going to share with you how you can recession proof your business and make sure that you are set up for success as we all move into the unknown.

Episode #79

Scaling Your Studio To The Next Level

Do you dream of a bustling studio, with every class filled to capacity with a waitlist of students eager to get into your programs? But it feels like you are stuck in a plateau where you add a couple students, but then inevitably a few will drop... leaving you at the same enrollment numbers month after month?? It is totally frustrating and start to wonder what is going wrong. So in this weeks episode, I am breaking down how to decide what the next level is for you and your studio and how to get there!

Episode #80

Finding The Gaps In Your Studio

When your roof leaks... you definitely notice.... but sometimes seeing the gaps in our businesses are not so easy to detect. Our to do lists are a mile long, we go from one task to another and operate in a state of reaction the majority of the time... and until something MAJOR or BIG happens we go through the motions day to day and don't stop to see where our business might be leaking. So in this weeks episode, I want to dive into how to identify the gaps and come up with a plan to fix them.

Episode #81

Tuition Time: Pricing Structure Strategies That Work!

If you are struggling to make the revenue or profit that you dream of, increasing your tuition rate, may not be enough. When looking at the financials, we need to look at the whole strategy, to know if our tuition structure will actually yield us the results that we desire. So in this week's episode, I will be diving into the top pricing structures that work... and what NOT to do when it comes to your overall pricing plan.

Episode #82

Priority Hacks: Tips and Tricks to Stay Focused During This Crazy Time of Year

Costumes, Comp Season, Recital time... OH MY! With all of the tasks on your to do list, it can feel like a never ending battle.... AND then we sometimes let the urgent tasks overshadow the important ones. So in this week's episode, I will be breaking down how we keep focused on the most important tasks in our business... even when everything is happening at once.

Episode #83

You Can't Please Everyone and WHY You Should Stop Trying

We have officially entered the time of year where inevitably we are going to have at least a few people not happy with us, the decisions we made,or the fact that we didn't hold their hand through each and every step along the way. So what do we do about it?? Do we take it personally?? Do we try and fix it for them? Do we try and make sure everyone is happy?? Well my friend, in this week's episode, I am going to be sharing WHY you should stop trying to make everyone happy and what you should focus on doing instead.

Episode #84

Perspective is Everything: How to Approach Things Objectively

Is there something about this time of year that calls out all the crazy parents out and into your inbox?? Or sometimes if we make one little change it seems like it ruffles everyone's feathers in the studio?? It can be totally overwhelming when you have all the balls in the air: costumes, comp season, and end of year recitals. In this week's episode, I am going to dive into why it is so important to approach things objectively and remember that perspective is everything.

Episode #85

Summer Enrollment Made Simple

With Summer literally just around the corner, you may be biting your fingernails wondering how enrollment will turn out during the dreaded summer slump.... But what if it actually doesn't have to be that hard?? In this week's episode, I am going to share with you the 3 things you need to do to ensure success over the summer!

Episode #86

Playing The Waiting Game WIll Stunt Your Growth

Have you ever thought... I will get to that later today... then later today turns into tomorrow... and then it turns into this week.. and then... you get the point... When we put things off and wait for tomorrow we are actually fueling the fire in stunting our gorwth in our businesses. In this weeks episode, I will dive into how to stop putting off the most important GROWTH activities and start managing your time for maximum outcomes.

Episode #87

Preschool Palooza!

Preschool is the foundation of your studio... I am sure you have heard this statement before.... and boy oh boy is it true. Which is why on this week's episode, I have the best in the business when it comes to preschool and rec programs coming on to share their juiciest tips, tricks, and nuggets to grow and support those foundational programs.

Episode #88

Marketing Madness

Enrollment numbers may have you singing the blues... so you decided its time to up your marketing so you can get more kiddos in the door..... so you throw some money at FB ads and yet that just doesn't solve your problem.... but you just aren't sure why they aren't working for you the way they used to (or for your friend's studio). So in this week's episode, I am going to dive into the most common marketing mistakes I see in our industry, and how you can avoid them!

Episode #89

Marketing, Visibilty, Retention, and Enrollment... OH MY!

The official first day of summer is just around the corner, and it may have you reflecting on how the last season went...or at least it should. Which may have you thinking about how to keep the students you have all while bringing in new students then your mind starts to head towards marketing and visibility plans...and everything starts to feel a bit overwhelming. In this week's episode, we will dive into these 4 catagories and how to make sure they are all working in harmony to get you to your DREAM student count.

Episode #90

Half Way Through 2023... Let's GO!

We are officially approaching the halfway mark of 2023... and it may leave you wondering where the time went... and also what needs to shift for you to hit those BIG 2023 goals. So in this week's episode, we are going to dive into how to audit and evaluate the first half of the year and lay out a concise plan to achieve those goals in the 2nd half of the year.

Episode #91

Top 3 Mistakes Studio Owners Make When Trying To Grow Their Studios

Feeling stuck with the growth of your studio? I get it. AND it is totally frustrating! You feel like a hamster running on a wheel with no end in sight of your actual destination (your BIG goals). So in this week's episode, we are going to dive into the top 3 mistakes I see studio owners making when they are trying to grow their businesses and how you can avoid them!

Episode #92

Are You Ready For The New Season??

With Summer session officially in full swing, and the new season just around the corner.. it means we should all be looking ahead and seeing if we are prepped and ready to take on the new season ahead. So in this week's episode, we will dive into what to focus on to make sure this is your best season yet!

Episode #93

FREEDOM: Financial, TIme, Travel

When I ask studio owners what their DREAM life and business look like, most say FREEDOM. They yearn for a business that gives them either financial freedom, time to spend with their family and friends, and the opportunity to travel.... and quite a few say they want all 3!! So in this week's episode we are gonna have an unfiltered conversation about how to get you all the FREEDOM you could ever want... PLUS share with you how we have used our businesses to leverage all three.

Episode #94

Erin's Birthday Bash Celebration!

Who wants to PARRTTTYYY?!?!?! My birthday is just around the corner and well I LOVE to celebrate!! So in this week's episode, come join the party as we celebrate together some of the highlights from the year! And no good party goes without having party favors! Some come join us this week and you may walk away with your own goody bag ;)

Episode #96

Can I Afford It???

Want to upgrade your sound system, or move into a larger facility, or hire new staff, or ???? When we start thinking about a big purchase, it can be a little overwhelming, and so many times we may default to, " Can I afford that?" or " I can't afford that." without doing the math to see if we can actually make it happen. Because you know...MATH... So, in this week's episode, I am going to break down for you, how to know if you can really afford something based on facts and not just feelings.

Episode #97

Making An Impact

When you started your studio, I am sure one of the top reasons was to make an impact in the lives of your students. But HOW exactly are you doing that ?? AND is it staying front and center (and definetely not hiding in the wings)?? So in this week's episode, I will be diving into how to define what it means to make an impact and how to make sure you are living up to your vision in this area as we start off the new season.

Episode #98

Building An Empire

When you dream of the future... is one of your goals to build an EMPIRE?? An empire by definition is a large commercial organization owned or controlled by one person or group. So in this week's episode, we are going to dive into what building YOUR empire can look like and why it is important to take the time to get clear on what your goals look like.

Episode #99

Creating a Legacy

The older I get, the more important it is to me that not only I am personally making an impact, but that my businesses can continue to make an impact on customers' lives, the community, and culture long after I am gone. Whether that is because I have passed on the torch to my children or sold it to someone else in the organization, my goal is to leave a legacy. So in this week's episode, we are going to discuss what it means to you to leave behind a legacy... and if that is a driving force for you in your business.

Episode #100

100th Episode PARTY!!

OMG!!! This week we are celebrating the 100th episode of the Erin Burd LIVE! Show!! So to celebrate, I will be sharing a few of my favorite moments from our shows, having a few fun giveaways, and of course sharing a few nuggets of exciting things coming up in our community!

Episode #101

Believe in Your Voice

After a week of traveling for Under the Big Top, and then the Central California Women's Conference.... I'm BACK! So, on this week's episode, I will be sharing my ah-ha's and nuggets from Brooke Shields Keynote "believe in your voice" and how it ties in to staying firm and holding your vision for yourself and your business.

Episode #102

It is OKAY to say NO

Are you tired of saying YES when you really mean NO? Do you find it challenging to set boundaries and prioritize your own needs and desires? WHY is it so hard to say no sometimes?!?! If you are a serial people-pleaser... then this episode is for you! We are going to dive into why it can feel so hard to say no so often, how to overcome guilt and fear, and chat about the art of saying NO.

Episode #103

The Cost of Investing In Your Business

Deciding on the best time to invest and what to invest in your business is a question I get asked often as a business coach and strategist. There are often very good reasons for both going ahead and investing and delaying your plans. So, in this week's episode, we are going to dive into how to know when it's time to invest and what you should expect from investments at various levels.

Episode #104

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Wait Until 2024 to Change Things Up!

January is a great time to roll out new classes and offers or spruce a few things up... but in this week's episode, we are going to dive into why you shouldn't wait to change things up.... and why that small tweak can cause you to finish 2023 strong!

Episode #105

Lessons From Disney To Implement NOW

It's supercalifragilisticexpialidocious...... after a quick weekend trip to Disneyland with my hubby, I am reminded why Disney is a master at what they do....and how you can implement a few things ASAP to increase your student retention and increase your client lifetime value!

Episode #106