Member Articles

Write an article!

Start a Tutoring Referral Business from Your Home

It's a business that can thrive during these challenging economic times

by Laurie Hurley  |  19022 views  |  4 comments  |        Rate this now! 

7) Focus on delivering excellent customer service. Take care of your clients and your tutors. If you show them that you care about them, they will refer you and talk about your company in a positive way. Send out thank you cards when you land a new client or receive a referral from a client. Keep track of your students’ and tutors’ birthdays and send them a small gift, like a $5 gift card to a bookstore.

Owning a tutoring business is a rewarding career in many ways. Flexible hours, the ability to be home-based, and the ability to enjoy a lucrative income is a wonderful alternative to commuting and reporting to someone else.

About the Author

Laurie Hurley has lived and worked in Newbury Park, California for the past seven years with her husband and two daughters. Email or visit

Read more by Laurie Hurley

4 comments so far...