Become A Personal Coach

You may be at a stage in life that you would like to become a coach or trainer for others. You’ve decided you are ready to leave the job scene, and start to be your own boss and make an income as a business owner. Create your own schedule and take time off when you need it most.

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If you think about it, I think everyone at one point or another has already been a coach to somebody.

You’ll notice throughout this blog that I use the term coach, trainer and teacher synonymously as I feel that they all play a similar role in providing someone the ability to improve or gain knowledge.

Now, maybe you weren’t paid for this type of role before, but I’m sure you helped somebody learn some type of lesson, sport, fix or renovate. You name it, the list is endless of what can be coached or taught to somebody.

There are some obvious coaching or teaching type of businesses that come to mind, such as music lessons, exercises, tutoring, and cooking lessons to name a few.

personal coach featureThe nice thing about coaching or training is the fact you alone can be the business, or yo can expand to be as huge as you wish. You can provide the coaching service online, in your home, at the client’s home or you can have it in an actual building somewhere. Some people will rent a room/office space or request space in a school, church basement or you may want to open a full-fledged storefront type of coaching/training business.


How do you choose what type of coaching or teaching is right for you?

I’ll provide you with 3 ways to figure out what type of coaching business is right for you. I’ll tell you now this no big mystery ideas here, but more of a reminder what we all have available and sometimes we just need to hear it from somebody else.

I’ll tell you now this no big mystery ideas here, but more of a reminder what we all have available and sometimes we just need to hear it from somebody else.

#1- Use your career experience. For some, this may be an obvious choice. You may already be a musician, a school teacher or basketball coach by trade, but now you are ready to start applying your skill into a business of your own by teaching your trade sort of speak, to others. you can use your talents to become a personal fitness trainer, a life coach, options are limitless. You have accumulated a knowledge base that others will consider you as a mentor.

The value of your knowledge is priceless, and nobody can ever take that away from you.

One question I have for you though before you choose your career experiences as your coaching style of business. Do you really want to continue doing the same Computer training thing as you may have done for years already?  If not, then #2 may be your better choice.

Now, if you do decide to choose your past or current career type for a coaching business, then it is just a matter of getting people to know that you have this knowledge. You want to share this knowledge but now in the form of a business. How do you get people to say something like, “Hey, that Paul guy knows a lot about affiliate marketing, let’s get him to tell us how it works”.

I’ll tell you how…Hold on!  I promised to give 2 other ways to figure out the type of coaching business to start, I’ll tell you more on how to spread the word further down this blog I promise.

#2-Expand your hobby into a business. You may already have a hobby where you have more knowledge than most, such as how to use a computer, specific software, maybe you enjoy doing art and crafts, again the list is endless. Somebody may want to learn how to fix their car, or how to build a table out of wood.

The cool thing with coaching or teaching something related to your hobby is that, not only do you get to share your interest with others, you get to meet people with the same interest as you. That is 2 wins for you; do something you enjoy and get paid for it.

Wow, I’m freaking myself out right now. As I was writing this blog, this revelation just came to me.

I’m doing point # 2 right now.  I love building websites, playing with graphic software, helping people and sometimes I get paid for it.

This is so awesome I can hardly continue on to number 3, but I did say I would give 3 ways so rest assured I have the #3.

#3-Heck I was so struck by my self-revelation in #2 that I totally forgot what I was going to write for #3. Ok, took a breather, now I remember, honestly, it is kind of a forgettable point. I was going to say you can take a course yourself, learn about a subject and once you are comfortable with it then start teaching it to others. You know, teach the teacher or pay it forward type of idea.

Wait a minute, I take that forgettable thing back. Point #3 is the best way!  Point #3  is what I have done and am doing right now with this website!

Sure I knew a little bit about computers and graphics, but I had no idea how to start an online business.

Only four months into becoming a member of the best Internet Marketing University, I have learned more than I could have ever imagined in so little time. I am talking about My #1 Recommended website platform, hands down no other sites can provide the same level of information and support.

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Wealthy Affiliate (WA) will teach you everything you need to know about getting your business online to not only help a few local people, but you can become a coach to a global network of people. With new members every day, WA has thousands of coaches at your request. Ask them a question you will have an answer within seconds when on their live chat forum.

Why not check it out for yourself! Click on the Wealthy Affiliate banner below and see for yourself.  Put your credit card away it is FREE for as long as you like.

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Have a question or thoughts about this post? Go ahead and leave a note below, I would love to hear it!



5 comments on “Become A Personal Coach
  1. Mishyboo X:-). says:


    I thought your website was targeted at a great Niche so many people are deciding they want to work online or from home.

    I found your information relevant and useful and the navigation easier friendly.

    I like the theme you have chosen, I’d Love to see more colour and bold visuals,

    I have to admit I’m definitely A Visual person and love colour!

    All in all a great website & I wish you all the best in your online endeavours!

    Mishyboo! X:-).

    • Paul says:

      Hi Mishyboo

      Thank you for your interest in visiting my website. I hope you have found some useful information today. There are so many opportunities to work from home and make a great living, and I’m not just saying that. My wife and I have accumulated many years making a living while working from home. Now I am taking it to the next level with creating websites like this one through Wealthy Affiliate, you can read that story on my page on “How to Earn extra Money Online” Thanks for your feedback on the visual color, I’ll see what I can do to spruce it up a bit 😉 I’m a bit of a neat freak, but I’m sure I can add some pop and keep it clean at the same time.


  2. Nigel says:

    I think you’re absolutely correct. Without thinking about it, I suppose I have coached before. I’d be reluctant to call myself a coach but I certainly taught people various things.
    So what will this Wealthy Affiliate thing teach me? About affiliate marketing hey. Will they supply me with a website? I’d sure like that!

    • Paul says:


      I think we all have the instinct to be a coach or mentor to be prepared fo when or if we have children.

      As for the Wealthy Affiliate site you can read more about it on my review called “My #1 Recommended” .

      It not only allows you to create and host 2 free websites, you can host up to 25 websites per account and they provide you with all the training, tools and support from a whole community of like-minded people.

      Best of Success


  3. stefan says:

    Hi Paul, being a coach through the internet is awesome! Your #3 is also my favorite way to make money at the moment. You can reach millions of people on a daily basis through your website and it’s crazy to think about the possibilities.

    Getting our websites noticed by a huge audience is a challenge, I must admit. But the training at Wealthy Affiliate will definitely help anyone to achieve that.

    Thanks for your valuable tips!
    All the best

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