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We are living in interesting times, but that doesn’t give us permission to halt our dreams or suppress our desires. Now, more than ever, is the perfect time to start your online business and I want to give you the tools and resources to get it done.

Brendan Burchard, a mentor and friend, fast-tracked his empire on the heels of the 2008 recession. What will you do now? 

You see, we have no excuse to back away from our dreams. If you are called to help and support others through coaching, then it’s time to go all in.

And don’t think that you have to pursue this new venture on your own.

(In addition to today’s episode of the IHML Show, we’re also giving you access to our recent Masterclass How to Replace Your 9-5 Income with Your Business. Click here to watch the class or continue reading for more info about this episode.)

Greatness does not grow and thrive in a vacuum and neither do successful businesses. 

To start, focus on is who you are meant to serve. This person can change as your business grows and develops, but if when you’re just starting out – who is the one person you are drawn to serve? 

Once you’re crystal clear on your ideal client, you’ll be able to appropriately market to them, but you’ll need to dig deep into their wants, needs and truest desires. How will you serve them? What will your services do to change their life and propel them towards their own dreams? 

These considerations are just the first steps to building a thriving online coaching business. Once you’ve determined who you want to serve, how you’ll serve them, and what that service will provide, you now need to dig into those nitty gritty logistics.

Listen in as I share the logistics you need to consider and what it takes to launch your brand. 

Building your own business is such a freeing endeavor, but it takes time, dedication and hard work. Are you ready to bring your services forward? If so, then get out your notebook and listen close. You won’t want to skip a single step.

“What is the fastest, easiest, and most joyful way to create the money, create the revenue, move this company forward?” -Emily Williams

In this Episode: 

[00:16] We’re in the midst of Covid-19, but moving forward in your business is not impossible. 

[01:54] If you want to start your own online business, now is the perfect time to start. Learn why!

[04:06] First things first, let’s dig into who you are working with and why.

[07:19] Start with one ideal client. You can expand later.

[09:24] What’s the fastest way you can get to know your ideal client? 

[11:57] Next, you need to know the “how.” How are you going to help your ideal client? 

[15:10] How much money do you need to make in order for your business to survive? 

[17:19] What sets your work apart from someone else’s? Focus on those results.

[18:58] In terms of business logistics, how are you getting your company off the ground? 

[21:53] What kind of support do you need to get your business going? 

[25:24] Think about it, what should your company name be? It can change, but start where you’re at.

[28:39] How do people find you? Take a minute to brainstorm as if you were the consumer.

[30:46] Think about sales. What comes up for you when you think about putting yourself out there? 

[31:49] Put in place the C.A.S.H. Method!

[32:20] I share a quick recap of the steps you need to put in place to start your business. 

Links & Resources: 

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