Business Made Simple Coach VS StoryBrand Certified Guide: Which Is Best For You?


While choosing between hiring a Business Made Simple Coach or a StoryBrand Certified Guide, price will make a difference, but the final decision is mainly about speed. How quickly do you want to complete all the tasks in Marketing Made Simple? The cost, time, and industry expertise will vary depending on who you hire.


Business Made Simple Coach vs StoryBrand Certified Guide

Cost Difference:

  1. DIY
  2. Business Made Simple
  3. StoryBrand Certified Guide


Imagine having a clear marketing message, a website that sells for you, and consistent cash flow that allows you to buy the things you want to grow your business. What could life be like if you finally hone in on the particular skills that will enable you to create a more passive day-to-day role?


The Most Affordable: Do-It-Yourself

Buy a Business Made Simple (BMS) subscription for $275. Most local business owners start here. There’s nothing wrong with starting here! You’ll need discipline, focus, and time for this option. It really comes down to how much time you have to put into the work that is involved.

The Business Made Simple Coach is an online program that helps entrepreneurs build their businesses and create more freedom in their lives by teaching them how to start, run, grow, market, sell, and profit. It’s a step-by-step system that includes videos, ebooks, checklists, templates, and resources for building a profitable business.

You will:

  • Get started fast with an easy-to-follow guide.
  • Learn how to use email marketing effectively.
  • Discover how to get paid for what you know.
  • Create a high converting landing page.
  • Find out how to make money from social media.
  • Learn how to leverage Facebook ads.
  • Use Google AdWords to find customers.


And much more!

Business Made Simple is just what it claims to be. It makes the business of business SIMPLE! It provides a platform with everything that is necessary to master key business skills that are essential to creating and maintaining business growth.

As entrepreneurs, we spend so much time focusing on the small details that don’t matter in the long run. We get so busy working as an employee of our business instead of working ON our business. Our team members are often infused with too much information which inevitably scatters our brains and efforts. We end up consistently distracted because we haven’t taken the time to put together a plan.

Imagine what life could look like if you started now. If you started your Business Made Simple training now, where could you be six months from now? Could you have more time to spend with your kids? Would you have more time to work on your health goals? What about any personal development dreams? Have you always wanted to learn piano or work toward mastering a new language?

You could be using your office hours fine-tuning details instead of consistently having to return to square one like a bad business-themed sequel to groundhog day. Six months from now, you could be sitting back in your desk chair in awe at the changes reflected by the numbers and growth your business is showing.


Liz Cortes focuses on local businesses that want more foot traffic.

Yes, Business Made Simple can be applied to non-profits, churches, e-commerce, and online marketing but those aren’t the areas in which we specialize. There are other coaches and Guides who can help you with the specific needs of those industries.

Schedule A Call with us today and we’ll answer any lingering questions you have about whether you’d do best with a Business Made Simple Coach or a StoryBrand Certified Guide.


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How much does a Business Made Simple Coach cost?

Buy 6-months of group coaching for $5,000.

This is great for people that went through BMS StoryBrand Framework and Marketing Made Simple. You tried your best to apply it but got stuck and aren’t sure if you are doing it right.

You’ll show up to coaching calls every 2 weeks to have your work reviewed.

Hiring a coach is great for someone who needs accountability. You are so busy taking care of your staff and clients that you aren’t taking the time to work on your business weekly. You love learning, you have a graphic designer and website developer on your team already.  You just need some structure and guidance in order to level up.

I think we can all agree that a little accountability never hurts! During this time you’ll work through the guided steps which will help to alleviate any confusion or uncertainty.

Follow this link for more info on the Business Made Simple option.

How much does a StoryBrand Guide cost?

Update your website and launch a new sales funnel in 90 days for $24,000.

Okay, pick your jaw up from off the floor. I know this sounds like a massive chunk but stick with us for all the information so you can make the most informed decision.

What is StoryBrand?

StoryBrand is the world’s first storytelling platform that helps brands tell their stories to consumers through video, audio, text, images, and social media. We help businesses create content that resonates with customers, builds trust, and increases engagement.

Why should I use StoryBrand?

Because when you invite your clients and customers into a story, you connect with customers emotionally and build trust. When you learn how to highlight them as the hero of their own story, they will naturally engage with you and your brand.

Your StoryBrand Guide will teach you how to:

  • Create compelling videos that drive conversions
  • Use StoryBrand’s unique tools to make videos that stand out
  • Build an effective email series
  • Create powerful landing pages
  • Grow your audience on Facebook & Instagram

And much more!

Who is StoryBrand for?

Anyone who wants to grow their business. Whether you’re looking to increase conversion rates, generate leads, sell products or services, or simply improve the quality of your customer service, StoryBrand has everything you need to get started today.

How do I know if my business is ready for StoryBrand?

If you’ve been working hard to develop your product or service, then you’re probably ready. If not, there’s no rush. Start small and work your way up. Remember, there is always the DIY approach listed above. You can always start there and make a change to hiring a coach later.


If you’re still wondering which is the best option for you at this time, Schedule A Call now and we’ll take some time to figure out what would work best for you and your business.


Are you thinking of going it alone? Or do you think having more guidance, structure, and accountability is more your style? There’s no shame in either. Drop a comment below and tell us what you’re thinking.