Setting Up in Business as a Mediator

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You want to be a mediator, but how do you get started? How do you build your business? How do you make money from being a full-time mediator?

Setting Up in Business as a Mediator provides you with the answers to these questions.

Whether new to mediation and wanting to start a business as a full-time mediator, or an experienced mediator wanting to develop and grow an existing business, Setting Up in Business as a Mediator has hands-on advice for every stage of a mediator's career and is full of essential information on how mediators can get started in business and grow their existing practice.

Restructured, revised and fully updated the new 2nd edition shows:

- How to become accredited
- How to find a market
- The secrets of a good profile
- Hints for great blogging
- How to set up a website
- The best times to tweet
- What not to post on LinkedIn and Facebook
- How to overcome objections and rejection

Packed with helpful tips and guidance, checklists, self-audits, templates, scripts and real life examples, this book aims to get mediators thinking, prompting answers to the following questions, and more:

- Why are they doing mediation?
- How many mediations a year do they want to be doing in three years' time?
- How much money, time and effort do they need to invest to get there?
- What do they need to charge?
- Why would they choose themselves as a mediator?

This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Mediation online service.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 What are you getting into?
Chapter 3 Accreditation – how to get it
Chapter 4 Know yourself
Chapter 5 Know your product
Chapter 6 Know your market
Chapter 7 Business plan
Chapter 8 Marketing: What does it mean for mediators?
Chapter 9 Profile it is all: is it?
Chapter 10 Putting the (social) media into mediation
Chapter 11 Website
Chapter 12 Selling – the necessary mindset
Chapter 13 Presenting and selling yourself
Chapter 14 Making a noise
Chapter 15 Who can help you?
Chapter 16 Online dispute resolution – ODR
Chapter 17 Money
Chapter 18 Administration
Chapter 19 help! I've got a mediation!
Chapter 20 Mediation agreement
Chapter 21 Settlement agreement
1 Mediation report form
2 Mediation Terms and Conditions
3 Mediation crib sheet
4 Mediation Kit
5 Standard correspondence

Product details

Published 12 Feb 2020
Format Paperback
Edition 2nd
Extent 408
ISBN 9781526511324
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 248 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Stephen Walker

Stephen Walker is an independent civil and commerc…

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