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4 Time Management Hacks for Studio Owners

In the inspire words of Benjamin Franklin: Time is money.

Unfortunately, over the past 18 months, a lot of time has been lost in tackling the ominous threat of COVID. Fortunately, given the return of mask-off, high-intensity activities in public gyms, life appears to now be re-entering into some kind of normality. And for this reason, it made sense to offer some tips and tricks to the Studio Owners out there who are looking to take some of this lost time back, focus on what they love, and recuperate some of those lost earnings in the process!

Having to juggle some of the challenging demands of their clientele, a Studio Owner’s repertoire doesn’t stop at the customer-facing surface level duties, in fact, countless other responsibilities often go unnoticed, such as general management, scheduling, invoicing & tracking, and of course all the technical stuff that gets the classes into action. They’re part of a fast-pace organization that carries a huge amount of stress.

Here, we’ll look at 4 Time Management Hacks for Studio Owners to minimise stress, save time and, enjoy the job more:

Automate Online Payment

Gone are the days of clunky cash registers and filthy dollars notes.

In the last 4 years, the global digital payments sector has grown from $3 Trillion to $5.4 Trillion. More and more people are making payments online, and it’s time you do too. Fortunately, the OClass software has gone the extra step in ensuring this is as seamless and automate as possible – whether it be paying staff or accepting payment from clients. 

With software that’s compatible with all debit and credit cards, eChecks, and most major online payment gateways, our automated feature allows for quicker and easier payment processing from all angles. From an error-free payroll system to website functions that allow returning customers to create payment accounts & subscription plans, the OClass automated payments options are guaranteed to give you more time to focus on delivering high-quality service. 

Streamlined Communication to Users

Social media has explode as a category of online discourse where people create content, share it, bookmark it, and network at a remarkable rate. It’s almost impossible to conceive the idea that your company should communicate using each one of them to ensure no users are miss! Thankfully, OClass has integrate a sophisticate communication platform that’s guarantee to save time. 

Has the instructor fallen ill? Has their dog swallow the car Keys? Or maybe the new students are expect to bring identification on their first day? Either way, the announcements section on the OClass dashboard has you coverer. Filter new students when they enroll onto a schedule, address the entire class, and more using a user-friendly email format at just a few clicks.

One, centralized platform

It’s no surprise a successful Studio Owner is a well-organize multitasker with a habit of accomplishing every responsibility that befalls them. But with registers to manage, classes to market, and KPIs to track how is one person able to wear so many hats at once? Nowadays, efficiency means working smarter, not harder and for this reason, it’s important you familiarise yourself with the useful tools and apps that can boost one’s productivity – class management software include. 

According to Business Chief, more than two hours of each working day (excluding breaks and lunches) are waste. Whether it be running personal errands or socializing, we’re human – it’s a natural thing. But can we really afford to lose another hour flicking between different databases and systems when everything can be manage in one?

The OClass software offers classroom management, billing, advertising, reports, payroll, and security all in one place. Making it the true one-stop geared towards helping you save time. 

Saving administrative time for their students

As we covere when discussing the advantages of online booking systems, it’s not just revenue that’s positively impacts when you make life easier for the customer. See some of the stats below:

  • 64% of customers are more likely to recommend a product because of a simple experience
  • 55% of customers are willing to pay more for uncomplicate experiences

So, what does this mean? Well, simply put we need to keep things simple. Minimize the number of tasks students are expect to do and keep them engaged with the platform. Not only does this ensure we retain a healthy portion of students, but the simplicity of service means we prevent general queries and frustrations that come with complicated software, and of course… the Studio Owners worst enemy: angry clients taking their frustrations out on them!

Make things simpler for your students by including our sleek booking portal system, streamlined payment options, clean calendar overview, and more into your classroom. 

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Looking to make up for time (and money!) lost from over past 18 months? Why not take a look at our latest blog: 4 Time Management Hacks for Studio Owners.