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Old 01-24-2010, 05:14 PM   #1
greginvan
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Post For tennis coaches/pros - Challenges you face in earning a living

Hi folks, I wanted to ask some of you folks who do tennis coaching for a living - whether on a full time or part time basis some questions. Would really like to hear your thoughts on these. Big thanks in advance!

1. How do you usually promote your coaching services? (e.g., online, flyers, signs on courts, online ad, craigslist, word of mouth, ad in the newspaper)

2. What has been an effective way to attract clients? Based on your experience, what's more effective - stuff you've done online or stuff you've done offline?

3. Do you get paid on time for your services? How do you usually collect fees from your clients?

4. How do you communicate notices to your clients (e.g., email, phone, text message, a group page (like a facebook page)?

5. What do you think is the area where you'd like to get some help on?

(e.g., promoting your services to get clients, collecting on time, managing your registration and programs)

I wanted to see what tennis coaches are experiencing in terms of earning a living and the challenges you face. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts!

Feel free to add any other thoughts you may have.

Thanks in advance!!!
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