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DIY Prosperity & Profitability Marketing Blueprint

Presented by: Victoria Cook, The Guilt-Free Marketing Coach
September Chapter Meeting - September 23rd, 2019


Does it seem like marketing is getting too complicated?

Between social media, do-it-yourself tools, and the emphasis on free, how's a small business to survive?

Enter the new DIY Prosperity & Profitability Marketing Blueprint. This powerful one-page format replaces the old school marketing plan. It is shorter (ONE PAGE), clearer, and easier to create than ever. And it defines your best marketing strategy for generating revenue right now.

Participants will:
 - Learn how to target, engage and keep great clients profitably
 - Gain an understanding of the 9 key components of the marketing blueprint
 - Get a powerful 1-page marketing blueprint template for their use

Program Length:
 * 90 minutes including Q&A and hands-on time 

Program Date, Time & Location:
Monday, September 23, 2019
Office Evolution (Rosemont)
8745 W. Higgins Road, Suite 110
Chicago, IL 60631

A popular author, speaker and internationally-recognized coach, Victoria Cook is an expert on guilt-free success. She is the director of The Center for Guilt-Free Success, and an official instructor for the DIY Marketing Center.

With nearly twenty years of corporate experience in time management, project management, corporate communications and strategic business planning, Victoria brings big business expertise to the entrepreneur and small business owner. And as an entrepreneur herself, Victoria is familiar with the pressures of owning a small business. 

Victoria enjoys coaching women entrepreneurs through her unique, seven-step process for business and personal success. Her clients appreciate the way she breaks down complex concepts into a doable process they can follow to build a successful business without sacrificing what’s important to them.

Women entrepreneurs can find like-minded business owners, group classes, and individual coaching programs at Victoria also offers articles, resources, and other goal-setting and marketing tools on her website at   

Victoria can be reached at 847-701.4739, through e-mail at, or via LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.





October Chapter Meeting - October 21st, 2019
Presented by Mary Cravets 

5:45-6:30: Networking & light dinner (Doors will not open until 5:45pm)
6:30-8:15: Programming
8:15-8:30: Networking


222 Merchandise Mart Plz
Ste 475
Chicago, IL 60654
Take the lower elevators. Exit 4th floor and head west. Everyone must have a government issued photo ID to enter.

Client generation is the lifeblood of your business… but with so many marketing options, business owners often end up overwhelmed and paralyzed, or scattered and feeling ineffective, exhausted and discouraged.
Ready for some good news? By doing LESS, your marketing can be MORE effective. Embrace the practice of simplifying, and you will get more clients AND keep your sanity intact!

In this highly interactive class, you'll discover the simplest, most effective way to generate a steady stream of high-end clients without giving up your nights and weekends. The system you’ll learn has a proven track record of helping entrepreneurs quickly generate more clients and increase their income by 50-100%.
 Learn the 6 key practices that will keep you out of the feast-or-famine cycle of client generation
 Cut back time on marketing by 50-90%, while multiplying your results and getting your nights and weekends back
 Create a customized plan that shows you exactly how to stop spinning your wheels and instead get high quality clients consistently!

Mary Cravets is a Client Generation Expert and International
Speaker, who helps entrepreneurs significantly grow their
businesses without working nights and weekends. Using her
methods, the majority of her clients quickly increase their income
50-100%. Clients include the former CFO of Microsoft North
America, thought-leaders in the coaching industry and rising
stars in a variety of other professions, including doctors, lawyers,
consultants, graphic designers and CPAs.
Mary is also an avid roller coaster enthusiast and a kayaking
volunteer for a wildlife protection program in Morro Bay.


Mark Your Calendar for the 2019 Chapter Meetings


 September: Monday, 9/23  (Rosemont) - 5:30pm
October: Monday, 10/21 (Downtown Chicago) - 5:30pm
November: Monday, 11/18 (TBD) - 5:30pm

December: TBD

Peter James, ICF Chicago President-Elect, Debbie Leoni, ICF Chicago President and Angie Holleran, ICF Credentialing Coordinator from our October 15th Chapter Meeting. Thanks for an informative meeting Angie!

ICF Chicago Chapter Meeting Oct 15