Using Networking To Build Your Life Coaching Business

Networking is an important aspect of building your life coaching business. Why? Think about it. Which do you believe more when you're looking for a service or product: the ads you see in the media, or a personal recommendation? Consider how often you recommend a store, a movie, or a book to a friend. How many times have you gone to a restaurant because someone you know had a fabulous meal there? We all do it, every day. Professional networking operates the same way, by word of mouth. You provide leads and referrals to other businesses, and they do the same for you. Everyone wins. So how do you become a successful networker? Here are some basic networking tips to help you build your practice once you become a life coach: 1. Join the local Chamber of Commerce, a networking group, or a civic association. After a few meetings, yours will be a familiar face and more and more people will begin to know you and your business. Volunteer to be a greeter at a group function. You'll … [Read more...]