Coaching women through challenging circumstances is Janel Guevara’s calling and role. As a life coach with over two decades of experience, she helps women who are overwhelmed and needing guidance, and women who aspire to do something impactful with their lives.
She says, “I help them make peace with their past and use their story to encourage others. I show them how to take the lessons they've learned and help others who are where they were. Along the way, I provide them with the tools they need to lead a fulfilling life.”
When reflecting on why she decided to get into coaching others, Janel says, “When I needed help, no one understood or had answers. I vowed if I ever got to the other side, I would tell my story and help others.”
Janel’s early coaching challenges
But, even coaches need help sometimes, especially when it comes to launching a successful business. She recounts that in the beginning of her coaching journey, figuring out the best marketing language to use in promoting her coaching programs was the biggest challenge. She turned to the Kajabi Official User Facebook group, a community of over 28,000 people networking globally, for peer guidance on crafting her message.
Another challenge was finding all the software she needed to run her business. She says, “I've built and designed websites since 1997. I got tired of cobbling together everything I needed. The fatigue of ‘never getting it right and juggling too many balls’ was exhausting. I wasn't able to build [my business] like I dreamed because I was spent.”
Fortunately, Kajabi had all of the product hosting, sales, and marketing tools Janel needed - including our new coaching product. “Having all the tools I need to share my story in one place has been amazing.” With Kajabi, she can build a website, send marketing emails, process payments, and log her coaching sessions with clients.
Regarding the Kajabi coaching tool, she calls out what she likes specifically: “I can share an agenda and add notes. I was using a Google document to keep track of client homework and observations. It's nice to have it in one place.” She shared that now, she’s spending less time juggling all the moving pieces because the coaching tool frees her to do important tasks.
Thinking back to the beginning of her coaching journey, she’s learned it’s best to keep her business setup simple. She shares that the time savings of using an all in one platform is worth the financial investment.
Janel says, “It might seem cheaper to use free services or platforms to meet your needs, but when you step back and look at the bigger picture, it isn't. The time you waste keeping track of passwords, accounts, and shuffling back and forth, instead of money, you'll waste your life.”
Coaching with Kajabi
If you’re a coach or looking to get into coaching, check out Kajabi’s coaching tool. It allows you to easily create coaching programs. You can customize everything from the number of sessions, the agenda, resources, and record notes from each session.
The best part is that it integrates with all of the other tools in Kajabi, meaning you can save time running your coaching business. There’s no need to struggle with website or email marketing integrations that were not designed to work together. Plus, Kajabi was founded and designed by a knowledge entrepreneur for people who are monetizing their expertise, so every element is specialized for this industry.
Join the 50,000 Kajabi Heroes who are monetizing their expertise and selling coaching programs, online courses, membership sites, private podcasts, and more. Start your free trial today!
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