There is a lot of bad advice out there on how to be successful as a guitar teacher. The problem is most of the time the advice given sounds reasonable. These articles have been written to help get you on the right track and pursue teaching, business, marketing and other topics the right way.

These articles give you a good starting point on each topic. Our courses, guides, resources and support provide the next steps. So check out any article on a topic you want to work on and it will give you a clear roadmap on what you need to do next.

Do you need qualifications to teach guitar?

This is a question we're asked quite often. If you're interested in starting up as a guitar teacher, you will want to read this to find out what you need to be able to start teaching.

How much do guitar teachers earn?

While there are many benefits to becoming a guitar teacher, we all need an income. Understanding your potential earnings as a guitar teacher is a good starting point. This article will explain different scenarios and how you can choose the income and hours you want to fit your lifestyle.

How to get guitar students

The number one goal for most guitar teachers is to fill their timetable with students. The best way to consistently attract new students is to apply the advice in our 12 week business fundamentals course and our Marketing 101 course. But if you're looking for basic information on what is required, this article gives you a basic outline. Just remember there's no shortcuts when it comes to running a business - if you want to achieve results, you need to put the effort in.

How to teach children guitar

Teaching guitar to children is very different to teaching adults or teenagers. Children have different learning needs and to be effective as a guitar teacher you need to properly understand those needs. This guide will point you in the right direction to start teaching guitar to children.

Teaching guitar using an iPad

An iPad (or any other tablet device) is an incredibly effective and useful teaching tool. It can give you access to hundreds of apps and tools appropriate for guitar lessons. In this guide we will explain why you should consider using a tablet device in your lessons and how it can increase your effectiveness as a guitar teacher.

Top 5 mistakes guitar teachers make

Learning from other teachers' mistakes will prevent you from making the mistakes yourself. Because we have dealt with hundreds of guitar teachers over the years, we see teachers make the same mistakes over and other without realizing it. This guide will explain what the top 5 mistakes we see guitar teachers make are and how to avoid them. This is an essential article for all guitar teachers regardless of experience.

15 tips every guitar teacher needs to check out

You make improvements in your guitar teaching business by regularly looking for areas you can work on. We've put together 15 tips on quick and easy ways you can make improvements to your guitar teaching business. Check it out and start making improvements now!

Starting a guitar teaching business

The foundation for your guitar teaching business determines your future success. If you dive in without taking the time and effort to set your business up properly, you will unfortunately run into problems very quickly. Find out what you need to do to give yourself the best chance of success as a guitar teacher.

All the advice, tools and resources you will need to succeed

These articles are a small snapshot of what is available to Live and Teach Guitar Members. Each of the above topics area dealt with in detail in our guides and courses as well as our email support to members.

If you're serious about becoming a successful guitar teacher, becoming a Live and Teach Guitar Member is the best choice you can make.

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