Testimonials from Event Planners:
“George Kao was wonderful! His pacing and insights made the presentation hit home for our attendees. George is generous with his time and knowledge. He is a perfect role model for authentic marketing!”
“I’ve heard so many wonderful responses to your talk last night, George! Thank you for making so many of your biz-marketing ideas, tips, and templates available to us, and for painting such a compelling picture of how authentic marketing is a heart-based process. Your message and your BEING are so beautifully aligned!”
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George Kao's Bio:
Short Version Version (51 words, 339 characters)
George Kao is an "authentic business coach" who advocates for integrity and compassion in marketing, instead of the predatory tactics we've all experienced as consumers. George has published 4 books, created 20 online courses, and offers many free videos about authentic marketing and joyful productivity at his website, www.GeorgeKao.com.
Medium Version (143 words, 985 characters)
For over a decade, George Kao has been a trusted conscious marketing advisor to thousands of self-employed professionals, including coaches, consultants, and speakers. His mission is to raise the marketing effectiveness of those who prioritize integrity and compassion in their business. George's specialty is helping people grow their online audience through authentic marketing, including social media, content distribution, and online courses. George has self-published 4 books, created 20 online courses, and has personally coached hundreds of clients. For many heart-based business owners, George Kao is the go-to expert on the topics of authentic marketing, joyful productivity, and healthy money. George helps clients build authentic businesses, expand their visibility online, stabilize their income, and streamline their business so that they can experience more freedom and joy in their work. You can access his best articles and videos via his website, www.GeorgeKao.com.
Since 2009, George Kao has been a trusted conscious marketing advisor to thousands of coaches, counselors, consultants, speakers, and authors.
His mission is to raise the marketing effectiveness of those who deeply value and prioritize integrity and compassion in their business.
George's specialty is helping people grow their ideal audience with authentic online marketing.
This can include developing an effective social media presence (including Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Youtube), using authentic webinars to serve potential clients, and creating online visibility through blogs, videos, and podcasts.
George Kao helps clients stabilize their income, expand their visibility online, and structure their business so that they can experience more freedom and joy in their work.
In his first year in business, he exceeded $10,000/month in revenues, and by the third year, George's email list had grown to more than 10,000 subscribers and annual revenue was $350,000. Most of his money was earned from selling his online courses and group coaching programs.
After experiencing a spiritual breakthrough in his life, George transformed his business toward radical generosity, and has been giving away most of his content -- now more than 1,000 free videos and articles.
George has conducted thousands of 1-1 business coaching sessions with clients.
He has also taught hundreds of webinars and has created over a dozen online courses.
For many heart-based solopreneurs around the world, George Kao is the go-to expert and advisor on the topics of authentic marketing, and how to create a business that is truly ethical and fulfilling.
You can access a lot of free articles and videos about authentic marketing and joyful productivity at his website, www.GeorgeKao.com.
George is the author of five books:
Principles of Authentic Business: Create a Sustainable Livelihood from the Heart
Authentic Content Marketing: Build an Engaged Audience for Your Personal Brand through Integrity & Generosity
Joyful Productivity: A Solopreneur's Guide to Creativity & Well-Being
Authentic Selling: How to Gain New Clients through Connection, Caring, and Service
George Kao has an MBA in Sustainable Business from Presidio Graduate School (one of the top graduate schools in the world that integrates environmental sustainability and social justice into business), and lives with his wife (a holistic counselor), a playful dog named Buddy and a cat named Babygirl, in San Francisco, California.
Read more of George Kao's story, and client testimonials.
You also have a refreshing take on the whole idea of conversion and enrollment... you call it authentic enrollment. Tell us about that.
Questions to ask in an interview:George, you've been able to build a full-time income, working from home, fewer hours than most business owners work, and you've kept this up since 2009. How do you manage your time? Tell us about what you call "joyful productivity."
You have a unique perspective about money-making, George. Most business coaches are always trying to make more profits. You are all about making "enough". Can you say a bit about this?
You went from making 6 figures selling content, to now giving much of that content away for free. How's your experiment going?