008: 5 Ways to Increase Your Income this Summer and Beyond

008: 5 Ways to Increase Your Income this Summer and Beyond

Hey there, teacher friends! As summer approaches, I’ve been reflecting on the opportunities it brings – not just for relaxation, but also for boosting our income. In today’s solo episode, I’ll be sharing some actionable ideas to help you maximize your income during the summer months and beyond. As we approach the summer break, it’s the perfect time to explore strategies that can not only boost your earnings now but also lay the groundwork for a successful fall season. From automating payments to leveraging affiliate links, creating digital products, hosting summer workshops, and even learning new skills, I’ll be sharing ways to increase your income and set yourself up for long-term success. So grab a coffee, take some notes, and let’s dive in together!

  • Summer opportunities and ideas to increase summer income and establish stability for the upcoming fall.
  • Importance of automating scheduling and billing during the summer.
  • Benefits of automation, including time-saving, avoiding missed payments, and providing convenience for parents.
  • What are affiliate programs?
  • Rachel encourage teachers with creative ideas to work on digital products during slower summer months.
  • She shares her personal experience with creating digital products, emphasizing passive income potential.
  • Offering various workshop ideas based on students’ interests and community needs.
  • Advise for teachers to develop skills related to teaching piano, such as preschool group programs or accompanying skills.
  • She highlights opportunities like weddings, musical theater camps, and church gigs for additional income.

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About Rachel Ehring

Dr. Rachel Ehring is a pianist, teacher, music administrator, and lover of piano teaching gadgets. She holds a DMA in Collaborative Piano from the University of Colorado Boulder and a MM in Accompanying from the University of Kansas. She currently serves as Director at St. John’s Conservatory of the Arts in Orange County, CA. Previously, she held positions at Concordia University Irvine and Henderson State University. Rachel is passionate about empowering music teachers to create engaging and exciting lessons for students of all ages. When she isn’t playing the piano, you might find Rachel reading books with her son or walking her beagle Frieda.


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