The research is in: If you want more students, the first thing you need to do is get reviews. We've crunched the numbers and reviews are the single biggest factor for getting new students. Check this out:
The low down on the chart:
- Students need to see 4 to 6 great reviews to feel comfortable booking with a teacher
- The more great reviews you have, the greater your chances of attracting a new student
Why are reviews so important?
Did you know that 79% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations? (BrightLocal) Let’s put that in context: When 10 people visit your TakeLessons profile, 8 of them will treat your reviews like a personal recommendation from a mutual friend. That’s powerful!
Some of the most successful TakeLessons teachers take this approach to reviews. Here are their opinions on the power of the review:
Glenn W: “The more good reviews an instructor has, the greater opportunity to impress a potential client.” (view profile)
Jordan M: “Reviews are the single biggest factor in attracting and retaining students.” (view profile)
Heidi S: “People really count on reviews, and many parents tell me they read every one.” (view profile)
Eric J: “When prospective clients read my reviews they realize they are making the right choice in selecting me as their teacher.” (view profile)