Get Clients: How To Get Coaching Or Consulting Clients
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Get Clients: How To Get Coaching Or Consulting Clients

Learn 6 Simple Steps You Can Take This Week to Help You Start Getting Clients Next Week
4.0 (35 ratings)
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Created by Debbie LaChusa
Last updated 7/2015
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know exactly what type of clients you should be targeting
  • Know where to find your ideal clients
  • Know how to communicate what you do for your ideal clients so they want to work with you
  • Know where to find your ideal clients and how to reach out and make offers to them
  • Know how to sell your services in a way that's comfortable and effective and helps you turn interested prospects into paying clients
  • Be aware of the most common mistakes independent coaches and consultants make that prevent them from getting paying clients, and how you can easily avoid making these mistakes
  • Know whether or not you should start with free, practice clients to get your business up and running
  • Find out if you're really cut out to be in business on your own so you can either go for it, or not waste your time
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Requirements
  • The only requirements for this course are an open mind and a desire to get clients
Description

Getting clients is where most coaches and consultants get stuck.

Unfortunately, many coaches and consultants are spending their time and money on the wrong things when they start out in business… things that don’t directly bring them clients. But things they think they NEED to do.

Many even invest hundreds or thousands of dollars in coaching, and setting up their business, but still find themselves months, or even years later, without clients.

They may have a really cool website, a beautiful logo, brochure, business cards, and maybe even a Facebook Page… in fact, they have all the marketing bells and whistles, but what they don’t have are clients.

There are lots of things you can keep yourself busy with when you have your own business. But if your primary goal is to fill your coaching or consulting business with clients, then the 6 steps I teach in this course are the action items you need to focus on. Everything else can wait.

Don't expect this course to teach you some obscure or complicated marketing or sales tactics to help you get clients.

After being in business on my own for 17 years, creating three 6-figure coaching/consulting businesses, and mentoring thousands of coaches and consultants, I've learned it's actually pretty simple to get clients. But what's simple is not always easy, or comfortable, or what we think we need to be doing.

This course focuses on teaching you the 6 Basic Steps every coach or consultant needs to take if they want to get clients.

In my experience, most coaches and consultants who are struggling to fill their business with clients are actually avoiding these steps!

So whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in business for years, if you need clients and you're ready to let go of what you're doing now and learn the down and dirty, basic steps you really need to take to get clients, this course is for you.

In this course I teach you 6 steps you can take to start getting clients immediately.

I promise if you take them, you will get clients.

What this course covers:

  1. What most new, or struggling, coaches and consultants spend their time doing and why you shouldn’t be doing this.
  2. What you should spending your time on if you want or need clients quickly.
  3. What most coaches and consultants think they need to do before they can get clients and why it’s absolutely NOT necessary.
  4. How the way most coaches and consultants start out in business actually delays them from getting paying clients
  5. Why getting clients should be your #1 priority.
  6. The only things you need to do before you get your first client (it’s probably a lot less than you think).
  7. 3 simple things you can do this week (actually in a little as 3 days) so you can start getting clients next week.
  8. 3 simple things to do next week to get you clients immediately (it’s not hard but most people don’t do this… if you do you will get clients).
  9. How working with free, practice clients can actually hurt your ability to get paying clients.
  10. A checklist to help you determine whether or not you should start with free, practice clients (in some cases it does make sense, but you have to be careful).


This course includes:

  • Short, instructional video lessons
  • Handouts, worksheets, and checklists to help you apply what you're learning in your business
  • Quizzes to make sure you understand the most important points


Who is the target audience?
  • Independent coaches or consultants who are just starting out in business on their own
  • Existing independent coaches or consultants who are struggling to get clients
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 13 Lectures Collapse All 13 Lectures 01:02:42
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Course Introduction
1 Lecture 03:00

In this video I review what we will cover in this course.

Preview 03:00
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Make Sure You're Spending Your Time on the Right Things
3 Lectures 12:15

In this video I discuss what most coaches and consultants spend their time on when they’re just getting started in business, and why it’s not what they should be spending their time on. This also applies to coaches and consultants who may have been in business for years, but find themselves constantly struggling to get clients.

Preview 03:51

To make sure you've gotten the most important takeaway from this section, please complete this short quiz. That way you won't make this mistake in your business.

What Do Most Struggling or New Coaches & Consultants Do?
1 question

In this video I share what you should be doing if you want to get clients.

What You Should Do Instead
04:24

Make sure you know why you need to get ready and then get out there vs. spending months or years preparing to go into business.

What Should You Do In Order To Get Clients Quickly?
5 questions

In this video I share focusing on getting clients should be your number one priority when you’re just starting out, or if you have no clients currently.

Why Getting Clients Should Be Job #1
04:00

Answer these questions to make sure you understand why getting your first few clients is more important than making sure you have all your ducks in a row.

Why Should You Make Getting Clients Your Top Priority?
6 questions
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6 Steps to Get Clients Now
6 Lectures 32:10

In this video I share the first step you’ll want to take to help you start getting clients.

Be Sure To Complete The Ideal Client Profile Worksheet

Be sure to download and complete the worksheet that goes with this lesson.

Preview 03:15

In this video I share the second step you’ll want to take to help you start getting clients.

Complete the Where Are They? Worksheet

Be sure to download and complete the worksheet that goes with this lesson.

Step #2: Identify Places You Can Find Them
08:31

In this video I share the third step you’ll want to take to help you start getting clients.

Complete the What Do You Do For Them? Worksheet

Be sure to download and complete the worksheet that goes with this lesson.

Step #3: Get Crystal Clear About What You Do For Them
03:38

In this video I share the fourth step you’ll want to take to help you start getting clients.

Complete the Reach Out Checklist

Be sure to download and use the checklist that goes with this lesson.

Step #4: Reach Out and Find Prospective Clients
06:43

Take this quiz to make sure you understand the primary ways you can reach out and find clients.

What Are Some Ways You Can Reach Out & Find Clients?
6 questions

In this video I share the fifth step you’ll want to take to help you start getting clients.

Utilize the Free Consultation Checklist

Be sure to download and use the checklist that goes with this lesson.

Step #5: Use This Sales Method To Convert Prospects Into Paying Clients
03:56

Step #6: Don't Forget This All-Important Final Step
06:07
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The Benefits & Risks of Free, Practice Clients
1 Lecture 08:28

In this video I share some questions you can ask yourself to help determine if working with a few clients for free might be a good way for you to get started.

Use the Should You Work For Free? Checklist

Be sure to download and use the checklist that goes with this lesson.

Should You Work For Free?
08:28

Take this quiz to make sure you understand the benefits and risks of starting out with free or practice clients.

What Are The Benefits & Risks Of Working With Free, Practice Clients?
6 questions
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 06:49
Course Conclusion & Recap
03:11

Final Tips & Pep Talk!
03:38
About the Instructor
Debbie LaChusa
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The Business Stylist® Marketing Academy

Debbie LaChusa is the founder, and chief instructor, at The Business Stylist® Marketing Academy, where she teaches independent coaches, consultants, and other service professionals how to Package, Brand, Market, and Sell their services in a way that authentically and uniquely represents who they are and what they do for their clients. To date, more than 10,000 students have enrolled in her courses.

With over 30 years of marketing experience and 19 years in business on her own—including building three 6-figure businesses—Debbie has plenty of real world, in the trenches, practical experience. And that's what she teaches in her online courses.

Debbie's own marketing efforts have landed her speaking gigs across the US, in Canada and Australia. She's even shared the stage with celebrity teachers from The Secret. She's also garnered media coverage for herself and her businesses in national online and offline media including Entrepreneur magazine, Forbes, CNBC, Inc, Home Business Magazine, and Yahoo! Finance.

Debbie is also an author, blogger, and pet therapy volunteer. She has published four books and is currently working on her fifth.