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5 Reasons Why You DO Need a Website

In this episode we talk about one of the most crucial components of any online business – your website. You may be thinking, “Why do […]

Stripe or PayPal for Language Teachers: Choosing a Payment Processor

One of the most important aspects of your business as a language teacher is the ability to receive payments from your students. Stripe and PayPal […]

5 Predictions for the ESL Market in 2023

The first BabelTEQ podcast episode for the New Year. Learn about: The new business trend that is going to drive opportunities for Business English instructors […]

The Truth About Teaching Online English (Independently)

Social media can be a great resource for promoting your brand and connecting with potential clients. Whether you prefer LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or some other […]

The 7 Secrets of ESL Customer Service Success – Interview with Crystal Weber

Anyone who has been teaching online for a while will understand that “success” doesn’t come just from FINDING new students. It comes from KEEPING them. […]

How to Choose a Virtual Classroom Tool – Interview With Wilim Abrook

If you are familiar with online teaching or coaching, you would know that one of the most important choices you need to make, is the […]

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 […]

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