Round Rock, Texas (PressExposure) February 07, 2011 -- Round Rock, Texas Educated stay at home parents and retired workers looking for a home-based business, are presented the perfect opportunity with the launch of Becoming A Better Tutor. This 156 page book, available in hard cover, soft cover and as an eBook, is a step by step guide to starting and maintaining a full time tutorial business. The book is written in a simple, easy to understand format, suitable for even a high-school student looking to begin a part-time tutoring career.
Says author, Dr. Alicia Holland-Johnson, As more and more teachers find less and less time to devote to individual students, at-home tutoring has stepped in to fill the niche. Its a booming industry in North America, conservatively estimated at $10 billion and growing. The book is a starting point for any individual who is running a tutorial business or wants to set one up.
The book shares the secrets to
developing a curriculum that fits the needs of clients
marketing strategies to promote the business and widen the client base
tracking student and tutor goals and objectives effectively
easy bookkeeping techniques
Dr. Holland-Johnson is a mother of two and a long-time tutor. Being in the education field, she has a deep understanding of what lay-offs mean to those in the industry. Adds Dr. Holland-Johnson, I hope in the current economic climate, where jobs are becoming hard to come by and lay-offs have become an industry norm, teachers can benefit from my book by starting a new career as tutors, or by supplementing their income with a part-time tutorial business.
Dr. Holland-Johnson has combined her extensive knowledge and years in the tutoring field to write this, her second book. She is also the author of 8 Steps to Helping Your Child in School.
How to order:
Order from the Publisher, iUniverse: [http://www.iuniverse.com/Bookstore/BookDetail.aspx?BookId=SKU-000132890]
Order from Barnes and Nobles: http://search.barnesandnoble.com/books/product.aspx?ean=9781450270311TABS
For more information, contact Dr. Holland-Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 512-769-9924.
About the Author
DR. ALICIA HOLLAND-JOHNSON earned her bachelor and masters degrees from Northwestern State University in Louisiana. She earned her doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University in Florida and has over seven years teaching experience in public schools. She currently runs an international tutorial service, Realistic Measures and Consulting, which services clients across the globe. She is also an active coach and course developer on a number of academic projects. Dr. Holland-Johnson lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and two daughters.
About the Publisher
Founded in 1999, iUniverse has helped thousands of authors publish their works on a diverse range of topics. It has established partnerships with the Authors Guild, ASJA and Chapter Indigo to provide a wider support base for its clientele. Currently, it publishes over 5,000 new titles annually.