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What Do I Get Trained On as an ActionCOACH?

Business coaching franchises are not created equal when it comes to training or support. Becoming an ActionCOACH sets you up for success as a business coach and as a business owner. As with running any business, you have to get to know your market, understand your potential customers, be knowledgeable about the services you offer, know how to use the franchise toolbox, and know your way around the IT systems. To be up and running as quickly as possible, you need training. ActionCOACH’s training is unparalleled and the ongoing support is unmatched in the industry. Your training as an ActionCOACH is split into four parts, covering every aspect of running your own business and to becoming a fully-fledged, capable coach.

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Tips for Making Financial Year End Less Taxing

Financial year end is looming. It is a crucial time of year for your small business as you take stock of the year that has been and plan for the year ahead. Whether you have done it before or this is your first time, financial year end can be a little taxing. There are tax returns to submit and your books need to be in order. Use your prep work for the financial year end to develop a clear picture of the financial health of your business!

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How to Choose a Business Coaching Franchise

There are many business coaching franchises out there but because the industry is not regulated, you need to be careful about which one you buy into. The best business coaches are visible, they are great thought leaders and excellent communicators. They are also savvy and know how to utilise the media, fully understand the power of marketing and social media and have success stories to tell. Importantly, they have built their reputations and credibility on strong values and walking their talk.

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The 6 Must-Have Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

Marketing is needed to have visibility, attract customers, increase sales and grow your business. Every business needs it. It is that simple! But, small businesses don’t have the big marketing budgets that large corporations do. The exciting news is that there are ways to increase visibility without big bucks.

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Defining Your Niche and Why You Need One

We are all familiar with the phrase, “Jack of all trades, master of none". It is a figure of speech used to describe a person who has tried their hand at an array of skills, rather than gaining expertise by focusing on one. Certainly, being good at a few things has its benefits but it is in developing your specialty or finding your niche that you can make your business stand out.

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Side of Coaching

Business coaching has tremendous potential to transform businesses. After all, that is why it has become big business! Companies get value and reap rewards from coaching practices that are based on implementing proven systems and strategic actions to actually grow their business. That’s the good side. But there’s a bad side too.

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Check Your Business Health to Ensure Customer Growth

We are constantly reminded by our loved ones, media adverts and our own conscience, that it is important to take care of your health and also ensure doing regular screenings when we reach certain age milestones. Why not apply the same principle when it comes to the running and managing your own business?

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Don’t Fall into the Cashflow Trap

Running a business is challenging at the best of times and ultimately you want that business to grow and become increasingly profitable. To reach the point where you can work less while reaping the rewards, it is essential to get the foundation right. Once you have that in place, your business should be running smoothly, with or without you, while simultaneously making you the money you dreamed off when you started out.

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ActionCOACH Franchise versus Going it Alone: Which one is right for you?

Aspiring business coaches about to take the step to start coaching typically face the question: should I buy into a franchise or should I go it alone? Certainly, there are pros and cons to both. Take pen to paper, write them down and weigh them up. Importantly, be honest about where you are at and what you need to do in order to get where you want to be. As business coaching franchises are not created equal, we’ll look at the advantages of investing in an ActionCOACH franchise verses going at it alone.

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How to Attract and Keep Customers’ Attention

Customers are the lifeblood of every business. As a small business owner, you want to attract and keep good customers. But competition is fierce out there and you have to cut through a lot of clutter to grab customers’ attention. Your business could get lost in the clutter if you haven’t taken steps to stand out. Today’s consumers are also discerning and they can take their pick when it comes to where they take their business. So how can you ensure that they pick you?

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How to Fall Back in Love with your Business

Running a business is very much like being in a relationship. You constantly have to work at it. You have ups and downs, times when things are exciting, and other times when things are just plain dull. Here's how you spice things up to fall back in love with your business.

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5 Areas of a Profit & Loss Statement and How to Read Them

Times have changed dramatically since the business coaching industry was pioneered and you are not limited to one-on-one coaching anymore. As we see it, a coach should have a range of service offerings to meet the needs of all businesses. Here are 9 ways you could make money as a coach.

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Five ways to build rapport in life and business

Business coaches, like all businesses, have to work hard at establishing brand and a voice. In this line of work, your reputation is your brand. Trust is the very foundation upon which your reputation is built and as we know, trust is earned. So, how do you earn clients’ trust?

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7 Tips to know when buying a business coaching franchise

There is a big demand for business coaching. In fact, it is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. If you are already a coach or considering becoming one, buying into a franchise should give you structure, tried and tested methodologies, and the support of a community to make a success out of your coaching business.

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How to Establish Credibility as a Business Coach

Business coaches, like all businesses, have to work hard at establishing brand and a voice. In this line of work, your reputation is your brand. Trust is the very foundation upon which your reputation is built and as we know, trust is earned. So, how do you earn clients’ trust?

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8 Ways to Make Money as a Business Coach

Times have changed dramatically since the business coaching industry was pioneered and you are not limited to one-on-one coaching anymore. As we see it, a coach should have a range of service offerings to meet the needs of all businesses. Here are 9 ways you could make money as a coach.

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Becoming a Business Coach is a Journey

“I took to ActionCOACH like a duck to water. Making a success of it is easy if you follow the system. The system is there. It is a winning formula. Use it!” MasterCOACH Mark Blume’s talks about his coaching journey and shares his sound advice.

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Six Key Business Coach Habits

Selling isn’t always the most comfortable activity. You don’t want to feel like you’re bombarding clients with sales spam. But sales isn’t a dirty word. You just need to know these sales secrets for SMEs to do it right.

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Why Sales Isn’t a Dirty Word

Selling isn’t always the most comfortable activity. You don’t want to feel like you’re bombarding clients with sales spam. But sales isn’t a dirty word. You just need to know these sales secrets for SMEs to do it right.

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