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Career Strategists - Career Planning, Coaching and Marketing  

Coaching and Consulting Services for Marketing and Managing Your Small Business

Career Strategists president Renee Trudeau offers a signature coaching package to assist current/potential small business owners and entrepreneurs in:

  • Determining if self-employment is right for you (“should I stay or should I go?”)
  • Exploring/researching potential business ideas and determining business feasibility
  • Launching a successful business: positioning and defining a niche
  • Funding the business; identifying sources for loans and market analysis
  • Business development and sales strategy: identifying and targeting your ideal customer
  • Revenue generation; diversifying revenue streams and creating passive income
  • Creating and updating your business model, pricing and fee structure
  • Enhancing visibility; strategic authentic marketing and building a platform
  • Creating and navigating successful business partnerships (with one person or on a global scale)
  • Writing a book: where to begin, resources to tap, avenues to consider, mistakes to avoid
  • Work/life balance for empowered entrepreneurs: how to work less and make (and experience) more
  • How to be an enlightened entrepreneur: creating a business from the inside out

Career Strategists can also make personalized referrals to small business marketing/PR experts. Their services include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing your “personal brand” and helping you communicate this to service providers and key audiences
  • Researching/writing/developing a marketing plan for your business
  • Developing customized, targeted marketing strategies and tactics for your business
  • Writing/editing a professional biography that “sells” the business owner and their experience and positions them as an expert in their chosen field
  • Researching/writing/developing press releases promoting your company and its products/services
  • Developing public relations and promotional strategy
  • Assistance in developing a targeted media list based on your business
  • Referrals to top-notch marketing communications service providers (including printers, graphic designers, media relations specialists, specialty advertising companies, web designers/content specialists, etc.).
  • Assistance in developing themes/concepts/titles/content for speeches, presentations and articles/editorials, which “brand” you and your business

Small Business Coaching and Consulting Fees    

Empowered Entrepreneur’s Signature Coaching Package with Renee Trudeau:

  • One ninety-minute high-level business advisory and strategic coaching session with nationally-recognized coach and Career Strategists president, Renee Trudeau
  • A follow-up “mini plan” outlining personalized recommended strategies and suggestions for professional and personal growth (delivered to your inbox 5-8 days after the session; Renee likes some time to reflect on her client’s needs)
  • Email support with Renee Trudeau for up to 30 days after your session (for quick questions/resources--details here; allow up to two business days for reply)
  • Access to Career Strategists’ password protected online Career/Small Business/Work-Life Balance Resource Management Center(details here on this premier service)
  • Access to Renee and the Empowered Entrepreneur Community through special invitation-only mastermind and retreats events (EE events are an exclusive benefit for Renee’s clients only)

Personal/Business Investment: $599 (Visa and Master Charge accepted)

Note: Renee’s availability for one-on-one support is very limited due to her travel/work schedule; her normal hourly rate is $350/hour. She typically only works with entrepreneurs who she already knows, who have attended previous Renee Trudeau events or who are directly referred to her by a mutual colleague.

Empowered Entrepreneur: Business Visioning Retreat with Renee Trudeau. Take some time for reflection and to pause, pull back and plan before you leap! Gain clarity and focus on how/where to direct your energy, explore how to leverage your brilliance and diversify revenue streams. Enjoy guided support and leave inspired, focused and ready to move into your business, confident and clear. Held at a small, quiet, private retreat center in Austin. Details/register. This fills so quickly and always sells out! Next retreat: TBA.

Media Coverage for The Empowered Entrepreneur Approach: The Empowered Entrepreneur insights (Renee’s small business model) have gained a strong national following and have recently been featured in Entrepreneur magazine, the Austin American Statesman, Austin Woman Magazine, at the RISE Conference and in the New York Times. (See additional media coverage here.)

Your Business Advisor & Coach: Nationally recognized entrepreneur/author/coach Renee Peterson Trudeau, empowers, supports, guides and challenges her clients. She taps guiding principles from that have supported her in launching, growing and sustaining two highly successful businesses—including a publishing arm—over the past 13 years. President of 12-year old Career Strategists and 4 year-old Renee Trudeau & Associates, Trudeau has coached thousands of successful entrepreneurs over the last 20 years and receives tremendous joy from supporting her clients in experiencing wild success and deeply meaningful, balanced lives.        



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