(OTP#52) How to Get Started in Online Training in 2021

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The Episode: How to Get Started in Online Training in 2021

As we come to the end of 2020, we’re looking ahead to how you can succeed as an online trainer next year and beyond. The team takes you through the seven steps to starting an online training business, the most important things to focus on, and what might not work. What pricing models will work best? How do you build lasting relationships with new clients?

In This Episode

  • Trying to make sense of 2020
  • Jonathan’s experiences in a small town while traveling through Tasmania
  • The current climate forcing trainers to go online
  • Variance in income and geographic constraints for personal trainers 
  • The first steps in online training: decisions, differentiating, templates, and more
  • The importance of bootstrapping: Don’t wait until you have “enough” clients
  • Setting your price to maximize signups and income
  • Why the low-end membership model is usually a bad idea, and the possible exceptions
  • Creating an application process, gathering information, giving virtual handshakes, and following up
  • Setting up your payment process


“The secret to online training is to be the right person to a few people.” – Jonathan Goodman



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