Episode 39: Business Mentorship and Apprenticeship
Episode 39 Podcast: Business Mentorship and Apprenticeship
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Running time: 1:45:56
First Aired (release date)
|December 15, 2016|
Primary Theme / Subject
|Business Mentorship and Apprenticeship|
|Segment Name / Time Stamp||Description|
|The struggles of launching your painting business. Five years ago this was a hobby blog, and look where we are now!|
BUSINESS MENTORING: Session Breakdown
|An explanation of our Introductory Mentorship rate:
Five 1 hour sessions for $250, paid up front: 1 session a week for 4 weeks and a follow up session 3 months later, like a quarterly check in.
SESSION ONE: FOUNDATIONS
Conceptualizing your business. What services will you offer, how will you make your service stand out? The realities of miniature painting . . . what does success look like to you?
SESSION TWO: BUILDING YOUR WEBSITE
Showcasing your product, getting away from Facebook business models and claiming your virtual landscape! What’s in a name, and looking at your website as a client, not just a vendor. Tricks for SEO and when/where to advertise.
Getting to know the competition, and borrow lovingly from them, just like we did! Then do it better. Maximize time through good web design and transparency.
SESSION THREE: FINDING CLIENTS
Who is your target client? Catering your business to your target client. Types of Clients and how to handle each. How to increase client conversions and handle non-conversions through follow up. What to do when things go wrong and improve client satisfaction. Expanding to an overseas marketplace!
SESSION FOUR: TAPPING SOCIAL MEDIA
PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS! Claim your virtual real estate and then GET WITH THE TIMES! Patreon Viability, Twitch, and beyond!
Getting Too Big Too Fast! The lesson to be learned from Worth Painting.
|Warpaint Referral Network
|Invitation for business mentoring clients to join the Warpaint Referral Network!|
|Next time on the Podcast will be our 2016 Wrap Up/Christmas Episode!
Who will be our next guest? Help us decide! Email us requests at [email protected]
|Interview with Johnathan Sturrock, a WMG Mentee turned Painter|
|Interview with Evan Strong, WMG Apprentice and about his two day visit with WMG.|