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Ready to Grow: The Profitable Coach

For smart and high achieving vegan solopreneurs who want to become industry leaders, impact millions of people with their message

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Course Starts Spring 2017

Interested in pre-registering? Email us to request early-bird pricing.

Learn and implement strategies for growing, strengthening and expanding your consulting/coaching business

You’ve been running your consulting/coaching business for a while, but you’re just not sure where to go from here. You may be struggling to find new clients or to bring in enough income to support yourself. If this is your situation it’s time to re-vamp your approach so you can not only reach your financial goals but also impact more people and change more lives. You have the expertise, you’ve taken all the training - you know how to help people - but the business stuff is still a thorn in your side. If you are ready to roll up your sleeves and invest some sweat equity, together we can develop an unstoppable plan.

In this no-nonsense program you will learn to make sound decisions about the priorities for your business for the next 12 months. It’s time to get to work so we can propel your business and its impact into the stratosphere. While this course will be useful to entrepreneurs just starting out, it is designed for people who have started their business and are wanting to expand or grow it in the coming months or year.


 

Who this course is perfect for:

Any vegan who teaches or coaches others, for example

            • Vegan Lifestyle Coaches
            • Health Coaches
            • Nutrition/Food Coaches
            • Fitness Coaches
            • Financial Coaches
            • etc

Course Starts Spring 2017

Interested in pre-registering? Email us to request early-bird pricing.

Here’s a breakdown of each module:

Module 1 -- Planning Your Future: A Strategic Approach To Financial Independence

  • Learn how to build a realistic budget that you can stick to, and that will help you stay on track throughout the year.
  • Discover tips and tricks for estimating your annual income accurately.
  • Determine whether coaching is enough to support your financial needs.
  • At the end of the first module you will have the tools you need to make a solid financial plan for your business moving into the coming year.

Module 2 -- A Tangible Service: Defining Your Offering

  • Understand the importance of really knowing what you have to offer people and learn how to define and succinctly explain your consulting services.
  • Develop a coaching program that you can sell.
  • Learn how to set prices for your services, and how to build packages around them.
  • Set a refund policy that will serve you and your clients.
  • By the end of Module 2 you will have a detailed description of all your offerings and a good understanding of how to go about selling them.

Module 3 -- Scaling Up: Getting Paid and Scheduling

  • Learn best practices for office operations such as billing and booking appointments. This is key information not only for new business owners, but also for those who are looking to grow/expand their businesses.
  • On completion of Module 3 you will have office practices in place to support the growth and business expansion that you are aiming for.

Module 4 -- Cultivating the Client: Generating Leads and Building Networks

  • Learn how to land your first big client (and why it’s important).
  • Discover the pros and cons of offering free or discounted rates; when and how to do it right.
  • Tips and tools for finding clients and building a network to support your business.
  • Understand the importance of demonstrating your expertise, and how it can help you get new clients.
  • At the end of Module 4 you will have plenty of ideas and inspiration for increasing your client list.
Module 5 -- How to Sell It: Developing Your Marketing Plan
  • This module includes an introductory 1-1 consult with Managing Director of Vegan Mainstream Stephanie Redcross West during which she will give you personalized advice that you can apply to your working marketing plan.
  • Discover 5 creative ways to entice people to try your service.
  • Learn how to find and leverage partners who can help you reach a larger audience.
  • Get 4 promotional campaign ideas to make sure your clients come back.
  • By the end of Module 5 you will have an improved marketing plan in place, changes from which you can start implementing immediately.

Module 6 -- In The Know: Establishing Your Expertise

  • In Module 4 we introduced some theory around establishing expertise; in this module we will take a deeper dive with more specific ideas around exactly how to do that.
  • Learn the advantages of creating unique content, and how to blog successfully.
  • Discover how and why to get featured in articles and other industry-related blogs.
  • Learn about the importance of speaking engagements, and how to get in the speaker’s loop.
  • At the end of Module 6 you will be ready and chomping at the bit to get out there and show the world what you’ve got to offer!

Module 7 -- Reaching Out: Individual vs Group Coaching, and Beyond!

  • Learn the advantages of group vs individual coaching, and how to make the transition.
  • Discover the benefits of hosting small events, and how to best use this to your business advantage.
  • Start thinking about turning your service into a course - the pros and cons.
  • When you have completed Module 7 you will be well on your way to thinking bigger about your business, and you’ll have the tools you need to get there.

Module 8 -- Rinse and Repeat: Getting Smart About Creating Repeat Business

  • Learn the ins and outs of building a referral network.
  • Discover how to create and sustain a flow of new client sign-ups.
  • Understand the importance of providing customer support after a consult, and tips for doing it right.
  • By the end of Module 8 you will be equipped to offer and sell additional services to everyone who patronizes your business.

Module 9 -- Bringing ‘Em Back: Building Recurring Revenue Options

  • A good way to create and implement recurring revenue options for your business is to build and offer weekly, monthly and annual packages to your clients. Learn how to put packages like this together, and get some hands-on practice in this module.
  • Discover the importance of monitoring client progress and how doing this can help to create sustainable revenue for your business.
  • At the end of Module 9 you’ll have some good ideas for creating sustainable revenue, and some practice in implementing them.

Module 10 -- Moving Forward: Monitoring Success and Making Improvements

  • In order for your business to continue to grow and flourish, it’s important that you monitor its health through the months and years to come. In this module you’ll learn about some of the key metrics that you should be keeping track of.
  • Learn reliable ways to gather feedback.
  • Reinforce the importance of staying current as an expert in your field.
  • Discover why and how to do an annual tech update (modernizing your site and tools to help your business grow annually).
 

How It Works:

You might be thinking, ‘this sounds good, but what does the course actually LOOK like? What you can expect:

  • Course content includes online training videos, written materials, to-do lists and case studies
  • Automatic access to all course content when you sign up through an easy-to-use learning platform and complete Module 1 (you will have access to the platform for a total of 12 months)
  • Each module includes a comment section where you can ask questions or make comments about what you are learning
  • Weekly email reminders to keep you on track and inspired!
  • Access to an online project plan, which will help you track your progress during the course
  • Access to online forms, documents and checklists to help you stay organized (e.g. social media set-up checklist)
  • Guidance on best tools and software to use for the tasks at hand

Your Instructor


Stephanie Redcross
Stephanie Redcross

Stephanie Redcross West started developing tools, training and support for the brave individuals who identify themselves as Vegan Professionals - those starting and running vegan businesses all over North America, and the world. She was well-equipped to do this, with more than 17 years of marketing experience with small businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

Since 2009 Stephanie has been a frequent speaker at vegfest events, conferences and even her own bootcamp series. Through these types of engagements, and her day-to-day work with Vegan Mainstream, Stephanie inspires others to turn their vegan passion into successful businesses. She is a leader who promotes the concept that there is room for all types of vegan business owners, not only those developing and selling food-related products. We need vegan carpenters, fashion designers, accountants, and more.

Known for her impactful 1-on-1 consulting and business coaching services, Stephanie’s clients testify to the difference their work with Vegan Mainstream has made to their businesses.In an effort to make her services available to more people, and practical for busy vegan entrepreneurs, in 2014 Stephanie started offering online and team-training programs. Now Vegan Mainstream clients can train at their own pace, at their own convenience - from anywhere in the world.


Frequently Asked Questions


What format is the course content delivered in?
Our course content includes a variety of formats, including online training videos, written materials, to-do lists and case studies.
How long do I have access to the course?
The course is designed with weekly/monthly lessons to help you gradually implement tasks and changes in your business. However, after completing Module #1, you will be able to access all the content of the course. We will send regular reminders to help you follow an implementation path. The course will be available to you for the 12 months following your sign-up date in case you need a refresher or would like to revisit any of the training. If, after 12 months you still want more time, just email us and we will extend your access for another year for FREE!
Can I get a refund if I’m not happy with the course?
Our goal is to help vegans succeed in business. If you sign up for this course and DON’T find that it helps you, just send us an email in the first 20 days to let us know why it didn’t work out, and we’d be happy to give you a full refund.
How is this course different from other business training courses I can find online?
We work with entrepreneurs who are looking to move the vegan movement forward through successful vegan business ventures. For that reason we look at the business world through a specialized lens, and are able to help people from this unique vantage point. We know there are plenty of business training platforms available online, but what we offer is expertise and experience specific to the vegan business world. We love the passion, determination and commitment of people who want to make this world a better place, and we think that’s a pretty amazing thing to support!

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