Friday, February 17, 2012

Message from Alise--Special Offer for Tutors!

Happy Friday! Hope that you enjoyed your Valentine's Day with your family and friends.

iGlobal Educational Services has two online courses that will help you with your tutoring business needs. You can enroll now and work at your own pace.

Tutor 104 Marketing Your Tutoring Business: A Data-Driven Approach to Pricing Your Tutoring Services

For a limited time offer, you can take this course for only $19.99.

The first online tutoring business course, Tutor 104 Marketing Your Tutoring Business: A Data-Driven Approach to Pricing Your Tutoring Services, is designed with professional tutors, like yourself, in mind. This course focuses on helping tutors find clients by using both basic and advanced marketing strategies. Also, you will have the opportunity to create marketing tools and develop an effective marketing plan. 

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With either online course,  you will receive a personally autographed copy of "Becoming a Better Tutor" by author and successful entrepreneur, Dr. Alicia Holland-Johnson.  

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To Your Tutoring Success,

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Intellectual Property 107: 10 Ways to know that you will need an Intellectual Lawyer

Intellectual property encompasses ideas, designs, trademarks and inventions. Intellectual property is the result of extensive research and elaborate thought process. The concept of treating intellect as property came into vogue after intellectual theft increased. Irrespective of the reasons fuelling intellectual theft it is necessary to curb this evil.

 The government stepped in to prevent intellectual theft and gave us the copyright weapon. But for individuals who are new to intellectual property, this can be a daunting task. Don’t be intimidated because it is very easy to protect your rights as a wordsmith.

 Let’s face it---you cannot learn everything there is to know about intellectual property, along with running your tutoring business. The only way out is to use the help of a professional—an Intellectual Lawyer---who will guide you at every point and protect your intellectual property.

Below are ten reasons that will tell you that it’s time to hire an intellectual lawyer. They are the following:

1.     If you run a small business and have developed a new design to cut cost, it is time to hire that lawyer to protect your design.

2.     If your employee used a secret ingredient and made an exquisite product and left your company in the next week and also took the secret ingredient with him, it is definitely a loss to you. Go hire the lawyer to redraft your hiring policies.

3.     If your competition is using the same technique that you devised for your business, it’s time to call the lawyer.

4.     If you find another company using your trademark to their advantage, go find yourself an intellectual lawyer.

5.     If another publisher is using the article written by your team of writers, you need an intellectual lawyer.

6.     If another company is trying to mar your reputation in the field by using your trademark on low quality goods, you definitely need a lawyer.
7.     If anyone who heard your idea and are already using it to gain dividends without including you, you must get a lawyer to prevent it from happening again.

8.     If someone is using a pirated version of your work, go get yourself a lawyer.

9.     The commercial value of your product is determined by the exclusivity of your product. Intellectual lawyer can help maintain the uniqueness of your product.

10. If you want to protect your intellectual property, you must get an intellectual lawyer.

What is your experience with using an intellectual lawyer? Please share with us.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

10 Language Software to Have for Your Clients

Learning new languages is one of the most common subjects on which tutoring services are provided. As tutoring online is becoming more and more popular due to various benefits it has to offer such as distant learning, flexible times, customized pace of the course etc., more and more learners are moving on to the online or offline learning programs. In such an adjustment, a number of software are being used by the learners.
Software are effective and tend to be quite structured. The great skills of the programmers and designers even manage to keep the fun and surprise element intact. These factors are adding to the huge popularity of software for learning languages.

Here's ten language software that will help you help your client of your tutoring business.

1.      Rosetta Stone: This is a great software that is offered for learning a host of languages. This software has a combination of images, texts and sounds wherein the levels of difficulty increases as you gradually move up the ladder of learning a particular language.

2.     Tell Me More: This is one of the best software that are available for language learning. This can help you learn Italian, Chinese, German, Spanish and French etc.

3. This is a cost effective software as opposed to other software offered by other vendors but this is very effective and definitely a recommend.

4.     Fleunz: This is not all that old and established software in the market, however it does offer a new innovative manner in which the lessons are delivered.

5.     Jetset software: Jetset is the software that gives you video lessons for greater effectiveness.

6.     Natively Academy: This is interactive software that claims to teach you the second language in no time.

7.     RightWriter: This is a great piece of software that seeks to improve the writing skills of the learner. You would get to learn a lot of mistakes that you make in day to day life.

8.    Babylon software: This is a great choice if you are looking for a really good translation tool.

9.     Systran software: this software makes it easy for one to translate English text into other languages.

10.White Smoke: This is a grammar check and writing software that would definitely make your life much easier.

    All the pieces of software have been handpicked by us in order to save you from the hassle of going through the available choices.

    What is your favorite language software that you use with your clients?

    Tuesday, February 7, 2012

    What is SES Tutoring? Could I be a Supplement Educational Services tutor?

    Are you looking for a tutoring position that can grow into something more? In 2002, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act started a tutoring program which is commonly referred to as “Supplemental Educational Services” or SES Tutoring.

    SES Tutoring is federally-funded and students are eligible to receive free tutoring if they received free or reduced lunch. Most SES Tutoring companies offer services via the Internet, phone, in-home, or after-school at the schools.

    This year, the NCLB Act is up for reauthorization and can impact SES Tutoring significantly. Nevertheless, it is anticipated that SES Tutoring will be around, but more guidelines will be in place to ensure that quality tutoring services are being conducted whether it is online or face-to-face.

    A SES Tutor would be responsible for setting goals for the student and guide the student to help achieve their established learning goals. Most SES Tutoring companies provide curriculum for tutors to help the student and the tutor is required to keep track of the attendance, get it attested by the parents and send it back to the provider.

     SES tutoring takes place for an average of twenty hours per week and the sessions are scheduled according to the learner’s needs. Most SES tutors are paid on the hourly basis and the salary depends on the qualification and experience of the tutor but on an average they make anywhere between $20 and $30 an hour.

    The best part about working as a SES Tutor is that your schedule is very flexible and depending on the company, individuals have the opportunity to accept or reject tutoring assignments. However, they must be available for a certain amount of hours each week to qualify for this type of tutoring position.

    Most SES tutoring companies will have you sign some type of confidentiality agreement and non-compete agreement, but you have the prerogative to keep your own private tutoring clients.

    The bottom line is that a SES tutor is a very lucrative option if you are capable of teaching and looking to make some extra loot. The best advice that I have for you is to do your homework about the prospective SES Tutoring Company.

    What are your thoughts about working in the SES Tutoring Industry?