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  • Any suggestions on pro badgering techniques? (All Teachers)

    Posted by Unknown Member on August 11, 2015 at 5:44 pm

    I have a client who I’ve been chasing for a cancellation policy payment. Any suggestions on pro badgering techniques? haha

    Eliza Fyfe replied 8 years, 6 months ago 2 Members · 11 Replies
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  • Eliza Fyfe

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    Don’t teach any further lessons until paid!

  • Guest Teacher

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    Well that’s the thing, it was his first and only lesson. He emailed 15 minutes into the lesson time saying ‘I’m so sorry I can’t make it etc I’ll still pay the lesson fee if you send over your bank details’. So I emailed them over and 6 reminders later and still no sign 🙁

  • Eliza Fyfe

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    It’s a case of bad debt that you might have to let go of, as Matthew once said.. Then decide whether you’ll take upfront payment for first lessons upon time of booking, as Ruth Discua does..

  • Guest Teacher

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:49 pm

    OOOH that’s a good point. So new students pay in advance for first session – or atleast a deposit. Thanks!

  • Ruth Adamson

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:49 pm

    dont book them back in until they are upto date x

  • Ruth Adamson

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:49 pm

    My motto is “if you take a risk on them turning up or not being up todate be prepared to make a loss” xx

  • Guest Teacher

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:49 pm

    Thank you Ruth. Lesson learned for the future me thinks. He’s never responded which is a shame.

  • Ruth Adamson

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:50 pm

    It’s so common I wouldn’t worry my love I let people faff about for about a year until I got tough xxx

  • Guest Teacher

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:50 pm

    Ha! This is true! I need to be more of a hard nut

  • Ruth Adamson

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:50 pm

    Hahaa firm but fair it’s hard to find the balance I guess not sure ive fully cracked it could do with some more tips if anyone’s got any x

  • Eliza Fyfe

    Member
    August 11, 2015 at 5:50 pm

    Don’t take no shiat!

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