Group Coaching - Kickstart your creative business in 10 weeks, 116 Greville St, Sunday, 01. September 2019

Do you want to have the best Christmas sales you've had yet? Know you need a business plan and a media strategy but just can't fid the time or motivation to get it done?
Join me and four other creatives for an 10 week group coaching course, where we will step through the below subjects together as a group and work out the nitty gritty details to get you on track.
This 10 week course finishes just in time to get yourself sorted for the Christmas sales period, ending on 3 November as market season ramps up and Christmas preperations begin!
The course has follow-up sessions strategically placed at the beginning of the new year!
Participating creatives will have opportunity to discuss their progress in a closed group chat with access to ask questions on the days in between classes. The full course includes a free one-on-one follow up on-on-one session at the 3 month mark, as well as a group coaching session at the 6 month and 12 month marks to check your progress. These additional follow up sessions are free!
Group coaching fee includes a free copy of GreenPea's Business planner for creative businesses (RRP $55) in either black or blue. We will be using this in some of the sessions and it will be extremely helpful as you go off on your own into the world! 
Starts 1 September 2019 and runs every Sunday afternoon for 10 weeks from 4.30 - 6pm.
See below for weekly class plan

Week 1 - Introductions
We will be getting to know eachother and I will be doing an introduction into what you should expect from this course. I'll be finding out more about where each of you are at and we will go through what is going to happen over the next 9 weeks. We will start going through our business planners and I will give you some work to do at home before your next session.
Week 2 - Business Plan
We will be working out our busness plans! Starting by setting some achievable short term and long term goals we will have an overview of our next 12 months in business, what we need to do, what we are trying to achieve and how we will know if we're on track. 
Week 3 - Pricing, Budgeting and Talking Finances
We will be talking all things pricing, developing pricing strategies and creating a cashflow projection & profit and loss foundation. If none of that means anything to you don't fret, we will be covering all the basics. 
Week 4 - Branding 
We will go through your existing branding & developing your brand guidelines. At the end of this session you should walk away with a document containing everything you need to develop your stationary, packaging, apply for events, use on your various social media and more.
Week 5 - Marketing
We will go through various social media platforms and develop a strategy of how we will use them. We will also discuss traditional advertising and markets, retail and more. This foundation will help you when we develop our marketing plans moving forward.
Week 6 - Website / Email lists / Online Presence
We will discuss whether you might need a website, online store options, email lists and your general online presence. I will explain things like interpreting analytics, creating marketing campaigns and more. 
Week 7 - Time Savers which will keep you sane
We will discuss time saving and marketing tools such as later, canva and more and how you can use them to do your social media marketing. We will also be setting achievable shedules to get things done, timelines and generally talking all things productivity.
Week 8 - Creating a marketing plan
We will use all the tools discussed over the previous 7 weeks to create your personalised marketing plan. Now that you have all your strategies and goals in place this will be a walk in the park that you can continue for the next 12 months in your own time.
Week 9 - Groups Choice
This session is left open so that the group can decide what they want to work on.
Week 10 - Review, Refresh, Revitalise & GO GET EM!
Final session, going into the world. Tips for being your own boss, working on your own and resources to help you keep on keeping on. 
BONUS - 3 month check in 
Held 3 months after completion you'll have a free one-on-one session with me to work on whatever you' might be struggling with. 
BONUS - 6 month check in
We will all meet to discuss our progress and work on next steps. This will tie in nicely as we approach the winter hibernation period in 2020!
BONUS - 12 month check in
We will all meet to discuss our progress and work on next steps. This will tie in nicely to the beginning of 2021 Christmas sales period!

About me
During the day, I am the boss at gallery, home to more than 100 Melbourne creatives at any one time & a space that combines retail & a gallery in a beautiful way.
I regularly run marketing & business related workshops, at incube8r and other locations, for small groups of creatives on topics ranging from marketing to goal setting, planning to building website. The workshops are designed to be short, affordable & informative, giving creatives a to-do list that they can go home & tackle on their own with all the information they need (and no sales pitch at the end).
If you're one for certificates, I have a Diploma of Design & a Bachelor of Communications (Media) and come from a background of marketing charity products. Before buying I worked for 10 years building websites, doing graphic design, and being in charge of implementation and innovation within a charity fundriaising company and was always learning different skills as part of that job. I have been responsible for marketing to hundreds of thousands of Australians and have spent countless hours researching and training.
I really love running workshops & doing one-on-one tutoring with creatives as what comes natural to me doesn't usually to them. This group coaching is a really exciting addition to my offering, and I hope to have you join me on the journey!

Full cost for 10 week group coaching plan: $795Three follow up sessions are FREE. Business Planner is FREE (RRP $55).
Book before 1 August to receive $200 discount making the course costs only $59 per week. 
Payments can be made weekly on a payment plan. All that is required to book your spot is 10% ($59). The rest can be paid in weekly instalments. 
Love the plan, but want to do it one-on-one? 
Personal coaching available for $89/h. Book 10 at once and receive 10% off.

Sunday, 01. September 2019, 116 Greville St, Group Coaching - Kickstart your creative business in 10 weeks

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