Kevin C. Whelan

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What is The Mentorship?

The Mentorship is a low-cost, high-value community helping independent marketing professionals sharpen their skills, level up their work, and create a more profitable and enjoyable business.

Does Any of This Sound Like You?

  • You're an independent (or aspiring independent) marketing professional with an unquenchable desire to level up your business and your skills.
  • You’re busy but aren't seeing the financial results that you could be.
  • You sell implementation but would like to separate strategy from execution.
  • You don't have predictable a way to generate leads and opportunities
  • You know niching is important but have a hard time doing it for yourself.
  • You want to earn more money and spend less time “doing” the client work.
  • You’re smart, curious, and a natural achiever—but you still have questions.

What If You Could...

  • Sell advice instead of only done-for-you implementation work.
  • Position yourself as a one-of-a-kind expert in your field.
  • Build a lead generation flywheel that attracts opportunities to you.
  • Systemize and productize your services to streamline your business.
  • Create leverage with one-to-many offers and digital products.
  • Produce cashflow stability with a recurrent revenue model.
  • Improve your skills as a strategic independent marketing professional.
  • Be a part of a niche community with others like you on the same path.

Who Is This For?

  • Employees who aspire to be self-employed marketing professionals.
  • Freelancers who want to level up to consultant or advisor status.
  • Agency owners who want to separate strategy vs. implementation.
  • Specialists who want to package their expertise into digital products.
  • Consultants who wants to sell advisory work and not be so "in the weeds".
  • All levels of marketers who want to improve their strategic marketing skills.

Who Is This Not For?

  • If you're just starting out in marketing, this might be over your head.
  • If you're looking to take short-cuts or get rich "quick", this definitely is not for you.
  • If you think change will be easy and you're not willing to put in the work, it won't work.
  • If you're not 100% invested in and acting on behalf of your clients' best interest, it's not for you.
  • If it's not extremely obvious how you'll get an ROI from this group, don't join. It should be obvious by now.

What's Inside The Mentorship

  • Answers to your questions
  • Members-only bite-sized posts
  • Private podcast episodes
  • Tools, templates, and examples of my process
  • Access to private Slack community (soon)
My Story as an Independent Marketing Professional 

If you're going to take my advice, you should know the path I took so you can see if I'm credible.

  • 2001—Started building websites for fun using static HTML and FTP.
  • 2003—Created a hobby website and forum attracting ~30,000 visitors/month.
  • 2006—Started freelancing part-time doing web design, graphics, and digital marketing.
  • 2013—Worked a corporate job doing website admin, social media, and digital marketing.
  • 2014— Started freelancing more seriously in my evenings and weekends as a side gig.
  • 2015—Started a web design and digital marketing agency full-time with a team of sub-contractors. Replaced my corporate income and generated six figures in revenue in the first year.
  • 2016—Started specializing in B2B industries instead of working with just "anyone". Earned multiple six figures in revenue this year and and every year since.
  • 2017— Began selling advisory services as a freelance CMO while still running my agency. Selling advice instead of my hands was a major turning point. Generated six figures in profit for the first time.
  • 2017—Began specializing in an industry vertical (coworking) while keeping clients in other industries.
  • 2018—Began speaking at conferences, doing workshops, started a membership program, appeared on podcasts, selling info products, and building a substantial email list.
  • 2020—COVID-19 hit us all by storm at the peak of my consulting practice. My revenue was in the multiple 5-figures/month in recurring, non-hourly advisory retainers. 
  • 2020—My business has since dropped just 25%, even with clients largely affected by COVID, proving the model is sustainable in down markets.

100% Money-Back Guarantee

If we’re not a good fit, I don’t want your money. If you’re unsatisfied for any reason after the first 30 days, I’ll refund your first payment.

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