By Elaine | November 12, 2009
Over the last few months I have received emails from coaches in different parts of the world asking me what my marketing strategies were. How? When? With who? What is this coach doing? I have helped a few close people with their set-up in online social media and pointed out a few things that they should do. It occurred to me that there are tons of people out there who don’t know anything about online social media or marketing in general. All coaches need to market themselves. Yes they are coaches, but there is a business aspect of working for yourself . If you don’t market yourself, who will pay you? ISN‘T THAT THE TRUTH??
This weekend, I attended The International Coach Federation GTA Chapter Fall Conference at The Old Mill. I went into one fabulous presentation by Steve Prentice (a specialist in organizational psychology, with his focus being the effective pairing of people and technology in the workplace www.bristall.com) which was about Twitter in the Age of Coaching. It was absolutely necessary for 99% of coaches in the presentation to listen to Steve Prentice speak so they could hear loudly and clearly what needs to happen for businesses to survive in this new world of online social media.
There I was raising my hand up to comment on what Mr. Prentice was saying because I have applied myself to so many online social media tools he was talking about! I can see from my website statistics hits which Social Online Media specifically these people are coming from. Not only are we able to network for FREE, but we are able to reach out to the entire world instantly!
Everything Steve Prentice said made complete sense as I have been applying myself with these applications and have seen the results happen. I’m not a book seller out there in your local Indigo bookstore. I’m a coach and I’m saying you NEED to keep up with the trends for survival! From all of my energy shown in this presentation, I already have clients working with me so I can help them with their business.
Sometimes common sense isn’t common in business so I am helping Fabulous individuals see what I see. Because my main focus is Life Coaching, I am only helping a limited amount of coaches or any business at a time. I want everyone to feel the abundance the universe it telling you to grab.
Love Your Cheerleader,
Fabulous Living Coach