Monthly Archives: January 2010

How to Find a Coach — How to Find THE BEST Business Coach

How to find a coach, THE BEST Business Coach?

Do you remember the man behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz? Continue reading

Getting Coaching Clients With Free Sessions – – It May Not Have Worked For You But Why? It Does Work

Giving away a free session can be one of the greatest things since sliced bread for getting coaching clients.

But, I’ll bet that if you have already tried it… it didn’t work for you. So the logical next question should be Continue reading

I’m a Coach – – How Many Visitors Should I Have on My Website

I’m a coach, how many visitors should I have on my website?

If you’ve never asked yourself that question, you probably are missing out on several really great opportunities. Continue reading

Hey Coach – – Increase Your Client Acquisition – – Do You Sell Coaching Or Exciting Results?

The secret to growing your coaching business SIGNIFICANTLY is in how you present yourself.

“I am a coach” Label Doesn’t Work Continue reading

Engineering a Small Town’s Image, Branding a Small Town Community

Many small cities and small towns just LET things happen. They aren’t in control of the image they present, nor of the amount of traffic they generate for their downtown area and the businesses there.

Yet, we can design, or engineer, the image we want to leave with the community, how fast we grow that downtown, and how much business that downtown does by marketing that downtown. Continue reading

How Many New Customers Do I Want to Buy – – Most Important Marketing Question For a Small Business

More often then not, the small business owner is looking for the cheapest way to market, and the cheapest way to market, or the cheapest marketing media may actually result in the most expensive cost to acquire a customer.

The right question should be that once we understand what it really costs to acquire a customer, and, assuming it’s a reasonable, and profitable cost, then we SHOULD be asking, “How many customers do we want to buy?” Continue reading

Getting PERFECT Clients… Ideal Customers

I’m sure that some time someone asked you to identify your ideal customer.

As a business coach, I ask that question a lot and I hear many different answers as my clients struggle to find what they believe is the RIGHT answer.

They usually start off by looking for what client will make them the most money, but, as soon as they say it, they’ll tell me that they could never work with that client. Either they are too big and don’t hire little guys like them. Continue reading

Getting Coaching Clients With Free Sessions – – It May Not Have Worked For You But Why? It Does Work

Giving away a free session can be one of the greatest things since sliced bread for getting coaching clients.

But, I’ll bet that if you have already tried it… it didn’t work for you. So the logical next question should be Continue reading

Coach Marketing — Push or Pull Marketing –Are You Chasing Customers, or Are They Chasing You?

What kind of marketing do you do for your coaching? Push or Pull?

Why is it even important to know which one you use? One is a LOT easier and more effective that’s why. Continue reading

Good Qualities of a Leader

It’s almost like it’s a well hidden secret about what makes a good leader. It really shouldn’t be, but I do several workshops and seminars a month on leadership and business building and when I ask one simple questions,
“What are the good qualities of a leader?” Or when I rephrase it as “What are the qualities of a good leader?”  It’s extremely rare that anyone knows the answer that follows. Continue reading