Who Needs a Business Coach?
If you hold a business management degree or have prior experience running a
profitable small to medium sized business, you have a unique talent. Many
Americans would love to run their own business, but most do not know how. You
can teach them how. Running a business coaching service is not only an exciting
opportunity, but it has the potential to bring in large profits.
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If interested in starting a business coaching service, you will wonder about your
profits and clients. How you will get clients? By marketing and targeting the
individuals who can benefit from your services. Who are they?
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New business owners. Most new business owners take time to create their empire.
They brainstorm and develop a plan, secure financing, and get to work. This is
how small businesses should get started, but many do not take this route.
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Some individuals get an idea in their head to start a business and make money;
they run with it. Action is key, but so is careful planning. Acting without first
thinking of a solid plan is one of the reasons why many new small to medium
sized businesses fail. You, as a business coach, can stop that from happening.Not
all new business owners realize the importance of proper training and education.
Some mistakenly believe they can do anything themselves. These individuals may
need a little push. Lead them to your website or deliver free promotional material
highlighting your services. Also, show how they can translate into profits. For
example, stress the importance of marketing. Both online and storefront businesses
need a solid marketing plan. No one will buy products or pay for services if they
don't know they exist. If speaking directly with a new business owner, ask about
their marketing plan. If they do not have one or have a poor thought out plan,
stress the dangers and risks of heading down the wrong path.
Business owners not seeing profits. As previously stated, some new small to
medium sized business owners do not understand the importance of seeking help.
Most believe they can handle all responsibilities on their own. You can use
persuasion and proof to change their minds, but still some will not budge. That is
why you should not only target new business owners, but businesses in distress.
Start with your local community. Have you heard ramblings that a small mom and
pop store is about to go under due to increased competition and poor sales? Make
Business owners who aren't seeing profits, already have a business plan in place.
That may be a good plan that just needs a little bit of tweaking. Since the business
is already established, you should focus on sales, marketing, and lowering
operating costs. When soliciting business from struggling companies, have a set
plan in place. Have a step-by-step guide available to show potential clients why
you can help and how you will.
Stay-at-home parents looking for a way to increase income. Perform a standard
internet search with the phrases "working from home," "work-at-home moms," or
"work-at-home parents." You will find online message boards where parents are
looking for information on how to make money from home. Some of these
individuals just want a job that allows them to work from home, but others are
interested in starting their own business. This is another group that is considered
your targeted market.