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Selling Asynchronous ESL Lessons via Voxer

Wouldn’t it be great if you could offer language training to clients in every time zone of the planet (without turning into a sleep deprived […]

Validating Your ELT Niche – Interview With Kirsten Smith

You’ve probably heard countless business coaches tell you that in order to succeed online, you need to have a niche. And it’s true. The online […]

Sell ESL Programs. Not Classes.

As we slowly come out of the pandemic, we can see that there is a huge demand around the world for ESL (English as a […]

The Perfect Self-Introduction Video For Your ESL Business

For service businesses where YOU are inseparable from the solution you are providing, you should create a self-introduction video. This is particularly the case for […]

How to Market Online English Classes for Kids (2022)

UPDATED: This article was originally published in 2020, prior to the dramatic changes which occurred in the Chinese ESL market. Prior to the shift in […]

Why You Need a Custom Domain for Your ESL Business

When you create a new website with a website building service (e.g. WIX) or a funnel building platform like BabelTEQ, you’ll be given the option […]

Content and Copy Writing for ESL Coaches – Interview With Cheri Gipson

If you are trying to build a brand and reputation as an expert in your teaching or coaching niche, one of the most important things […]

How to Choose a Teaching Niche (2022)

There is a saying in the marketing world that when you target “everybody” you are really targeting “nobody”. If you want your message to be […]

Strategies for Scaling Your ESL Business – Interview With Jeff Johnson

“By my second year, I wanted to scale by multiplication.” Jeff Johnson In this podcast, we are going to hear from a BabelTEQ client who […]

Are Blog Comments Worth the Trouble?

You’ve probably heard me talk about “connecting with your tribe”. So what follows might seem a bit contradictory. So let me explain. Back in the […]

Sales Tips for ESL Teachers – Interview with Robbie Kane

If you are like the majority of independent teachers, I’m going to guess that you feel uncomfortable about the prospect of “sales calls” with clients. […]

Pinterest Marketing for ESL Teachers

You’ve all probably heard of Twitter and Reddit, two popular social media platforms. But what if I told you there was another platform which has […]

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