One of the most rewarding jobs you can do is to coach. If you’ve experienced financial success in a particular area of expertise, it is certain that there are people out there who want to learn what you have mastered. Read on and discover five efficient methods to make money by becoming a coach.
1. Find Your Coaching Niche
What is your area of expertise? Create a list of the key traits and characteristics of your subject matter. This list will serve as an outline of the major coaching/teaching points comprising your subject.
2. Assess Your Niche Market
Before you spend a great deal of time detailing your lesson materials and developing your coaching style, determine if there is a sufficient market desiring to learn what you know. Create a brief questionnaire, conduct the survey, and analyze the results.
3. Develop Your Subject Material
Assuming you’ve discovered that you have a solid market, review the list of traits and characteristics in your subject matter. Detail each category and point with theory, practical drills, and other material that you wish to convey converting your basic prospect into an expert in their niche.
4. Develop an Adaptive Encouraging Coaching Style
Remember that you are guiding people from novice to expert. Be realistic in your expectations, especially early on. Encourage your prospects. Help them grow.
5. Find and Qualify Coaching Prospects
Advertise over the Internet using article marketing. Publishing short, Internet-friendly articles based upon your subject matter establishes you as a credible expert in your field and helps drive traffic to your website.
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Sean Mize is the author of Anyone Can Coach, the definitive guide to starting your own coaching program fast.