Change lives while you stay home by becoming an online life coach

Find out how you can change lives while staying home by training to become an online life coach.

Are you always the one encouraging your friends and family to reach their goals? Do you love working with people and watching others succeed? If so, you could have what it takes to become an incredible online life coach! 

Online life coaches help by acting as a guide to those who want to reach certain goals and attain greater wellness and happiness all from the comfort of their homes.

Have you ever wanted to change lives and help people while working from home? Then check out our guide to becoming an online life coach.

Step 1: Find your niche 

Choosing a specific clientele helps attain clients in the specific area you want to work in. Specializing in a niche will appeal to potential clients because clients will feel like they’re working with an expert for the specific challenges they want to overcome. 

Examples of niches are weightloss, spirituality, romance, and academic trouble life coaches. 

Step 2: Train 

Train to become a life coach with an accredited program. In order to work as a life coach you need a certification to be able to distinguish yourself from people who haven’t been trained. 

It is a big task to help clients through rough patches and personal challenges. During training, you will learn about effective psychological tools to help coach people. 

You will also learn about the ethics of being a life coach and how to properly assess the needs of the client. People will often turn to life coaches for advice and guidance for big life decisions. Life coaches can act as a “yes no oracle” for clients who need to make choices. 

Step 3: Practice, practice, practice! 

Once you are certified, test out your new skills on family members or friends for feedback. You can offer free coaching in exchange for an honest review and ideas on how to improve your technique. 

Step 4: Plan 

How do you want to go about your online coaching sessions? What will be your primary mode of contact? 

You can coach over video calls, emails, social media, etc. You can even offer weekly check-in phone calls with your clients. Using all of these tools can help retain clients and appeal to new ones.  

Step 5: Create a website 

For an online life coach, the website is everything. It is your point of contact and the possible first impression. The website should include your rates, services, niche clientele, and educational history. 

You can hire someone to build a website for you or use sites like Wix to set up a free website that is appealing to the eye. 

Step 6: Advertise

When you feel like you’ve prepared enough market your self by promoting your services on social medial, on online directories for life coaches, making a promotional video, and putting your services on sites like Craigslist.  

Now you’re on the way to becoming an online life Ccoach

Take all the necessary steps to help others achieve their goals. Being a life coach is not only beneficial for clients ,but it also will give you the tools to take initiative in your own life and to be more positive. 

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