Posts tagged marketing tools for tutors
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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FREE Custom Branded Tools for Tutors: Download a Sample ACT Score Report

I recently posted a rather lengthy article about my experience helping tutors deal with all the confusion caused by the changes to the ACT. I detailed the issues resulting from versioning the Official ACT Prep Guide. I described the changes to the ACT essay. I touched on why the ACT essay scoring system had flip-flopped.

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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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The SAT Drought Is Over! Practice Tests #5 and #6 Now Available for Download

Out here in California, we live in a near constant drought. Even so, we're always optimistic. It seems everybody has heard from somebody that it's going to be a wet winter. Major El Nino. Huge snow pack. 50-year storm. Great skiing. Most of the time it's just wishful thinking, but once in a while it does actually rain. And when it rains, it pours. 

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The Best Answer to "What's Your Average SAT Score Improvement?"

These days, parents have been exposed to so much marketing language from test prep giants that they have come to believe a few things about the industry that are simply not true. Namely, parents tend to believe some pretty outlandish claims about average score improvement.

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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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Considering an SAT/ACT Hybrid Diagnostic Test? Read This First.

At the end of last week's post, I advised: "Don't Sell a Snake Oil ACT/SAT Hybrid Diagnostic Test." That post seems to have resonated among tutors, a number of whom contacted me directly to respond or ask questions. It seems that most of you agree with my list of best practices for tutors using real SAT tests, but a few of you have asked why I referred to SAT/ACT diagnostic tests as "Snake Oil."

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