Posts tagged how to increase referrals
FREE Ebook: A Tutor's Guide to Handling Price Objections

Nobody ever became test prep tutors because they loved sales. That's why we created this FREE resource for tutors. Because like it or not, you've got to sit down and sell test prep before you can sit down and tutor test prep.

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FREE Resource: Social Media "Cheat Sheet" for Tutors

We had fun putting together last week's Groundhog Day blog post. But now it's time to get serious about promoting your test prep services. That's why we've decided to share a valuable promotional resource for free.  At the bottom of this post, you can download your FREE copy of our social media scheduling system.

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UPDATED: Official SAT Practice Test #7 Is Now Available!

Official SAT Practice Test #7 has been released!  You may download it for FREE from the College Board's website or through Khan academy here...

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Get Ready to Download Official SAT Practice Test #7

The rumors are true: SAT Practice Test #7 has been released... sort of. I received my Question-and-Answer Service (QAS) copy a few weeks ago. That's a much speedier turnaround than the May 2016 SAT QAS, which showed up a few days after I took the October 2016 SAT. Credit to College Board for significant improvement on that front. 

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FREE Ebook: How to Generate & Close Leads by Hosting Free Practice SAT Tests

Just in time for your winter break, Clear Choice Test Prep is bringing you another free tool for tutors. This time, we've published a free Ebook to help independent tutors and tutoring companies jump start their sales pipelines in 2017. This resource includes six chapters and more than 50 pages of highly actionable content. We hope you'll download it, give it a look, and use it to help you grow your tutoring company in 2017! 

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What an Independent Tutor Can Learn from Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

I've deliberately chosen to keep this post shorter than most. It's a busy time of year for all of us, but I wanted to convey a few quick observations about Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the effectiveness of the marketing you've no doubt been seeing on TV, online, and in your inbox. It all comes down to scarcity.

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Dear ACT, Thanks for Running up My Phone Bill.

I spend a good part of my day on the phone. Most of that time is spent helping SAT and ACT prep tutors to get the most out of our 100% custom branded test prep system. Naturally, I spend a lot of time answering questions. But lately, I've been getting the same question over and over. What's going on with the essay scoring on new ACT score reports? 

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Free Resource for Tutors: SAT Proctor Instructions

To make sure you've got everything you need to initiate that conversation, we're making available this new resource for tutors. The Ebook, How to Generate & Convert Leads by Hosting Free Practice SAT Tests, contains valuable insights to help you finish strong in 2016 and get off to a great start in 2017!

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How Much Test Prep Homework Is TOO MUCH Test Prep Homework?

My first day shadowing a guru tutor, I learned his secret, "the more homework, the better." At the time, I assumed he knew what he was talking about. He did not. Intuitively, a "more is better" homework policy seems to be best practice. But is that actually true? 

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Instantly Improve Your Tutoring Results — Part 2 — Focus

Last week we began looking a some best practices for tutors. In that post, we examined five ways to increase the energy level at tutoring sessions. This week, we're taking a look at five ways to help students focus during tutoring sessions. Obviously, these tutoring tips are useful for test prep tutors, but they're equally relevant to tutors of any subject.

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Instantly Improve Your Tutoring Results — Part 1 — Energy

In the recent posts, we've focused primarily on test prep tutoring and curriculum for tutors. This week, we want to take a broader look at best practices for tutoring. Obviously, these tutoring tips can be utilized by test prep tutors, but they're equally relevant to tutors of any subject.

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Free Ebook: Seven Mistakes Tutoring Companies Make

Download your free copy of Seven Marketing Mistakes Tutoring Companies Make — and How to Avoid Them. It's loaded with insight and actionable steps to help you grow your tutoring company!

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