TakeLessons to Launch on Helpouts by Google
TakeLessons will offer qualified and vetted tutors, music teachers and performing arts instructors for Helpouts, Google’s new marketplace for getting help over live video
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — TakeLessons (http://takelessons.com), an online marketplace thaWebsite – http://www.takelessons.comt matches students with the best instructors, announced that it will launch on Helpouts, a new service from Google that connects people who can give help to people who need help over live video (http://helpouts.google.com).
Helpouts by Google is a way for individuals anywhere in the world to connect with experts via live video. Experts will be available in a wide range of categories and TakeLessons will bring a top-notch selection of music teachers, performing arts instructors and tutors to the platform. Within Helpouts, individuals can book instructors for on-demand video sessions or schedule sessions in advance. All lessons will be conducted within the Helpouts platform and a private recording of the session will be available for students at the end of the lesson.
TakeLessons Account Managers will work with a select group of teachers on TakeLessons.com to set up profiles on Helpouts and will integrate payments with their existing TakeLessons accounts.
“Helpouts allows teachers to make even more money by leveraging their idle time,” noted Co-Founder and CEO of TakeLessons, Steven Cox. “Helpouts is a perfect complement to our core business which is focused on booking recurring lesson plans with private instructors.”
Instructors who are approved to create profiles on TakeLessons.com will now have the ability to offer lessons on Helpouts. Only providers with the highest TakeLessons Quality Scores will represent TakeLessons on Helpouts. These providers will now have the ability to teach more sessions with underutilized blocks of their schedule and Helpout customers will have access to great teachers.
TakeLessons is the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons.com students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography. Instructors rely on TakeLessons to simplify marketing and manage their business with integrated scheduling, billing, payment, and communication tools that work seamlessly across desktop and mobile devices. Learn more at TakeLessons.com, and engage with us on Facebook and on Twitter @TakeLessons.