YES, it IS possible to make money as a Beachbody coach! This is the first check I earned as a Beachbody coach. I signed up as a coach on May 17, 2010 and received my first payment in early June. No, it’s not an earth-shattering amount, but it’s a start! I earned the money from a personally sponsored coach that signed up under me and purchased the Showcase Starter Pack and from the sale of a Tony Horton One-on-One DVD that was made from my blog.
So far 100% of my earnings has come from people visiting my blog. I haven’t really put a lot of work into it, just a few hours a week writing posts. So, if you’re thinking about becoming a Beachbody coach the first thing you should do is setup your personal website or blog! Yes, Beachbody gives you two product websites you can use for your business but how are people going to find them? Having your own website where you share your personal story and experiences with others makes it a lot easier.
It’s also important that you don’t use a free blogging platform like Blogger.com, WordPress.com, or Tumblr.com for your website. You want to have COMPLETE ownership of the content you use to market your business. If you use one of these free blogging services, they have the right to delete your content, suspend your account, or do anything else they want with your blog at any time. It’s a lot like renting a house. So if you’re serious about building your business the right way you need to purchase your own domain name and use that for your website.
Do you want a step-by-step guide? Check out my How to Build a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog post.
Now, don’t expect results overnight. It takes time for new blogs to gain trust with the search engines. But as long as you are patient and continue to build content (at least 2 or 3 posts a week is ideal) you will eventually see results. I’m willing to personally mentor anyone who joins my team who is interested in blogging. However, I’m very careful about who I work with because I only want people on my team who are serious about building their Beachbody business the RIGHT way.
If you’re interested in joining my team of coaches I would encourage you to apply for my fitness blogging mentorship program.
DISCLAIMER: Team Beachbody does not guarantee any level of success or income from the Team Beachbody Coach Opportunity. Each Coach’s income depends on his or her own efforts, diligence, and skill. See our Statement of Independent Coach Earnings for the most recent information on the actual incomes of all our Coaches.