Business & Marketing Coaching and Training
Amel was extremely helpful in pinpointing my goals for my website design and understanding the flow of my audience from page to page. She gave me step-by-step strategies for growing my newsletter list (and also my business). Amel understood exactly what my audience needed from me and the best language to get them to take action. I get compliments on my website all of the time thanks to Amel. I highly recommend working with her if you need help refining your marketing strategy or business presence.
Author and crowdfunding consultant
In 2017 I published my first novel, Days of Bossa Nova. After promoting the book for a year, I didn't know what to do to grow my audience of readers and to keep promoting my career as an author and writing instructor. Amel was the perfect person to help me because I love the idea of having a portable business and readers all over the world. She created a marketing plan that suits me well and taught me to be consistent with it, using my social media in more efficient ways, for example. I learned a lot working with her! Now I have a better website, a new blog and a growing mailing list.
Author and writing instructor
Working with Amel has been the most important investment I made in my business. I knew coaching, but no idea how to start an online business and trying to figure out on my own was overwhelming and paralizing. Amel took me step by step through the confusing maze of online business information, respecting my timing and learning curve, but also challenging and encouraging me to continue on the path. I launched my business, built a system to run it and I’m starting to see the results of the work through clients reaching out to me. There is still a lot to learn and do, but I feel more on top of my business now. It is an amazing feeling to know that if my family and I move again, I can continue to coach from wherever I am, just need to pack my laptop and continue to do what I’m learning to do. Amel was flexible to create a program that worked for my needs, very personal, not a one size fits all. She is very intuitive, generous with her knowledge and will keep you accountable to your progress.
Amel is a marketing queen. She provides easy to use advice that actually works! For example, she taught me several great tips for selling my company's services while speaking to a group without being too salesy and aggressive. I restructured my presentation and it worked: I landed a new client shortly after my last presentation. She is my go-to marketing expert. Amel provides actionable advice that will get you unstuck - even when you don't realize you are - and bring you to the next level of your business.
Working with Amel to start my interior design business has been essential to understand how I should structure my business proposal, my services, my marketing strategy and create a business model that can be portable. If this was not enough, her enthusiasm, energy and trust in my capacity have been the fuel I need to overcome my fears and insecurities.
Renata G. Carvalho
Working with Amel, we started at the very foundation of my business and layer-upon-layer built upon this to bring clarity around the problem I was solving, the unique value I provide and the process to both deliver my service and generate revenue. By starting with the most basic questions, I was able to clarify exactly what my products and services needed to be in order to bring positive transformation to my clients. Amel helped me to plan out step-by-step what my business provided, how to market this, find clients and generate revenue. Instead of being overwhelmed and unsure of my offering, I am now confident in the knowledge that I am prepared and have a worthy solution to my clients’ problems. My clients have obviously seen this too as I have increased my revenue and been referred to new clients. Now new clients are also coming to my door.
Working with Amel not only brought clarity to my ideas but, and mainly, brought clarity to my existing clients - and more clients all together. She was the right person to have beside me during the process to put my business out there, pushing me out of my comfort zone, challenging me and pitching up ideas that I would not have explored if I was not working with her. She is a results oriented professional and I have enjoyed every moment of working with her and recommend this partnership to anyone looking for real inspiration and some magical moments.
ABOUT THE COACH
Amel Derragui is a business and marketing coach, a speaker and the founder of Tandem Nomads.
Tandem Nomads is a podcast show and an online platform designed to help expat partners and global nomads grow a successful portable business.
In 2010, Amel quit her job in advertising to move abroad with her husband. She built a consulting business providing strategic solutions in marketing and communications to major corporate clients while living across three continents.
Amel launched Tandem Nomads six years later, when she discovered acritical need to support expat spouses in finding their own source of fulfillment and income.
Her work for spouses and women empowerment was featured in various media such as Forbes Magazine and Global Living Magazine.
She also speaks at conferences and delivers workshops for organizations such as the United Nations, IMF, World Bank and multinational companies to address entrepreneurship as the solution to dual career challenges.
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