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Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #16 (of 101): Focus & Get More Speaking Gigs

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Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #15 (of 101): Entertain Your Audience

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Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #14 (of 101): Capitalize on Your Strengths

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Useful Resources

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Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #13 (of 101): Attract Coaching and Mentoring Clients with Public Speaking

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Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #12 (of 101): 5 Tips to Create a Powerful First Impression

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This Week’s Resources for Speakers, Coaches, Consultants, and Other Solo Professionals

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Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #11 (of 101): Position Yourself as an Expert

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Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #10 (of 101): Take Massive Action – Make it Happen!

“The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue hapiness. You have to catch it yourself.” ~ Benjamin Franklin ~

Commit to contacting 5 to 10 businesses per day [or more, if your stomach can take it], ideally in person, or by phone. Once you exhaust your local area, use the phone [I travel as far as 70+ miles to speak in person with company reps, and at imes I’l only see the receptionist… I believe that nothing is as powerful as showing up in person and letting the other person see who s/he’d be dealing with if s/he hired me as a speaker.]
Practice your skills by speaking at least once a week – ideally 2 to 4 times.
Enroll in your local …

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Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #9 (of 101) – FailProof Your Speaking Business

Paid public speaking – or professional speaking – is very competitive; there are literally tens of thousands of speakers who want to make a living, or some on-the-side income, by presenting at conferences, association events, college and high school events, company training, or wherever they pay a speaker to deliver their message.

The attraction to paid speaking is understandable. An average speaker gets paid anywhere from…

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