10 Tips For Starting A Successful Business Coach

Want to start your own business coach? Here are 10 tips you should know.

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for becoming a business coach:

#1: Stacey Haynes, founder of Thrivette:

We chatted with with Stacey, founder of Thrivette ($10K/month). In our interview, Stacey says:

What many people see as their quirk, or something odd about themselves, is the exact thing that will resonate with people when you put yourself out there. Don’t be afraid to be authentic.

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Another lesson when talking about being persistent is to recognize when something is becoming a bottleneck so that you can re-examine and hopefully further streamline your process.

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#2: Kamil Sattar , founder of E-commerce Mentoring :

We chatted with with Kamil, founder of E-commerce Mentoring ($100K/month). In our interview, Kamil says:

My most successful students do not get deterred. If they do not have an answer, they find one. If any issue comes up, they find a way to resolve it. Although they may get disheartened at times, they get over it.

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#3: Rebecca Tracey, founder of The Uncaged Life:

We chatted with with Rebecca, founder of The Uncaged Life ($68K/month). In our interview, Rebecca says:

You don’t need a fancy website, a business card, a logo, or even a business name, to get started selling your services. Just START! That is the most valuable thing you can do and the quickest way to earning money in your business.

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No ONE thing will make or break your business, so just keep putting one foot in front of the other and expect to fail (many times!).

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#4: Claire Osborne, founder of The Mindset Society:

We chatted with with Claire, founder of The Mindset Society ($15.5K/month). In our interview, Claire says:

With your motivations clear, and a good understanding of the unique quirks in how you think and work, anything is possible.

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Get good at networking, fast. You’re going to need people for two things; emotional support and creating opportunities.

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#5: Niall Doherty, founder of eBiz Facts:

We chatted with with Niall, founder of eBiz Facts ($4.2K/month). In our interview, Niall says:

Lots of people dive straight into something like e-commerce or affiliate marketing, but those are much more complex business models that are very hard to succeed to start earning a living online.

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Regarding affiliate marketing specifically, don't believe anyone who tells you it's easy. The people who do are usually trying to sell you a course.

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#6: Austin L. Church, founder of AustinLChurch.com:

We chatted with with Austin, founder of AustinLChurch.com ($2.25K/month). In our interview, Austin says:

If you're struggling today, do a good thing and ask for help. If you do not ask for help, you deny someone the joy of helping.

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