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The Education Business Podcast is for educational consultants, small education-based business owners, Edtech providers and workshop leaders focused on providing education services to schools, as well as for teachers transitioning to freelancing with an entrepreneurial business idea. Growing and scaling a business that provides a service to schools and education requires a different skillset and inside knowledge to many other entrepreneurial ventures. In this podcast Claire Riley, CEO of Classroom Secrets and host of The Teachers' Podcast, shares what it takes to market and pitch your services to this sector. Find out exactly what headteachers and teachers are looking for, and why building a personal brand matters in your marketing and how you can grow your education business.

The Education Business Podcast Claire Riley

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The Education Business Podcast is for educational consultants, small education-based business owners, Edtech providers and workshop leaders focused on providing education services to schools, as well as for teachers transitioning to freelancing with an entrepreneurial business idea. Growing and scaling a business that provides a service to schools and education requires a different skillset and inside knowledge to many other entrepreneurial ventures. In this podcast Claire Riley, CEO of Classroom Secrets and host of The Teachers' Podcast, shares what it takes to market and pitch your services to this sector. Find out exactly what headteachers and teachers are looking for, and why building a personal brand matters in your marketing and how you can grow your education business.

    065 Your Big Idea for Your Education Business

    065 Your Big Idea for Your Education Business

    In this episode, we celebrate teacher-entrepreneurs and why they started their education businesses.I share two big things that I feel are important in making sure you have the right idea to start your education business.What you will learn:


    Why you should take your ideas through an assessment to get them right
    Why an idea returning to you is important
    The types of barriers to watch out for

    Resources:

    Your Big Idea Course: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/training

    Training: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk

    Join us in the Education Business Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/educationbusinessclub

    Education Business Newsletter: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/newsletter

    Free resources: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/free-resources

    Find me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clairerileyteacherentrepreneurFind me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-riley-entrepreneur
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 13 min
    064 Things I didn't know when I started my education business

    064 Things I didn't know when I started my education business

    In this episode, we celebrate teacher-entrepreneurs and what they didn't know when they first started an education business.

    I share four of the stories and beliefs that held me back in the early days of Classroom Secrets.

    What you will learn:


    Common reasons we hold ourselves back based on our belief systems
    The one area our misconceptions are centred around when it comes to what we think we don't know
    How others in education business have moved through their doubts

    Resources:

    Your Big Idea Course: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/training

    Training: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk

    Join us in the Education Business Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/educationbusinessclub

    Education Business Newsletter: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/newsletter

    Free resources: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/free-resources

    Find me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clairerileyteacherentrepreneurFind me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-riley-entrepreneur
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 13 min
    063 Leaving Teaching to Start a Business

    063 Leaving Teaching to Start a Business

    In this episode, we celebrate teacher-entrepreneurs and why they left teaching to start a business.

    I share my personal journey of leaving my permanent teaching job to start Classroom Secrets as well.

    What you will learn:


    What's required to make the reasons you want to leave teaching into a living reality
    Why other teacher-entrepreneurs decided to start their businesses
    Why I wanted to start a business

    Resources:

    Your Big Idea Course: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/training

    Training: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk

    Join us in the Education Business Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/educationbusinessclub

    Education Business Newsletter: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/newsletter

    Free resources: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/free-resources

     

    Find me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clairerileyteacherentrepreneurFind me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-riley-entrepreneur
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 14 min
    062 How to Have a Life/Work Balance in Education Business

    062 How to Have a Life/Work Balance in Education Business

    In this episode, I share how to create a life/work balance when you own an education business. I promise you it can be done! I don’t want it to take you as long as it took me to create that for yourself.

    What you will learn in this episode:

    - Why it is so important you learn when your creative times are.

    - Why really considering how long tasks actually take will help you get that life/work balance.

    - How to make the most of planning out your schedule.

    Resources:

    Your Big Idea Course: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/training

    Join us in the Education Business Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/educationbusinessclub

    Education Business Newsletter: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/newsletter

    Free resources: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/free-resources

    Training: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk

    Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClaireRileyTeacherEntrepreneur

    Find me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clairerileyteacherentrepreneurFind me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-riley-entrepreneur
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 12 min
    061 Making the Best Use of the Summer Break for your Education Business

    061 Making the Best Use of the Summer Break for your Education Business

    In this episode, I talk about how to get the most out of the summer break. Schools are closed but that doesn’t mean work has to stop. It also doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a break yourself!

    What you will learn in this episode:

    - Why this period is ideal for working on what you feel inspired to do in the moment.

    - How you can use this time for real reflection.

    - Why it is important to balance work and rest in a way that serves you best.

    Resources:

    Your Big Idea Course: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/training

    Join us in the Education Business Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/educationbusinessclub

    Education Business Newsletter: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/newsletter

    Free resources: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/free-resources

    Join the Club: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/clubMy website: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk

    Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClaireRileyTeacherEntrepreneur

    Find me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clairerileyteacherentrepreneurFind me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-riley-entrepreneur
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 10 min
    060 How to Sell to Teachers in August

    060 How to Sell to Teachers in August

    In this episode, I talk about how to sell to teachers over the summer holidays which, in England, take place in August. I know this might make you feel uncomfortable but remember you are offering a service that people need.

    What you will learn in this episode:

    - Why it is important to build relationships rather than go in for a hard sell.

    - How to time your sales strategy so you don’t sell too early.

    - Why you need to talk about your offering repeatedly once it is time to sell.

    Resources:Join us in the Education Business Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/educationbusinessclub

    Education Business Newsletter: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/newsletter

    Free resources: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/free-resources

    Join the Club: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk/clubMy website: https://www.educationbusinessclub.co.uk

    Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClaireRileyTeacherEntrepreneur

    Find me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clairerileyteacherentrepreneurFind me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-riley-entrepreneur
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 9 min

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