Author: egSebastianE. G. Sebastian is the president of E.G. Performance Solutions and an international speaker (speaks six languages). He presents workshops and seminars on topics related to marketing, sales, and customer service. He is a certified DiSC Behavioral Consultant, the author of Communication Skills Magic, Co-Author (with Brian Tracy) of Bushido Business, and author of the soon-to-be-released Get More Clients by Next Week, 51 Proven Marketing Strategies for Coaches and Consultants.. Since 2OO3, E.G. presented his programs to tens of thousands of individuals and coached more than 1OO individuals, helping them generate higher profits and build the businesses of their dreams. He also successfully coached several individuals to become successful paid speakers. Learn more marketing and client-attraction strategies at http://www.myClientAttractionAcademy.com
“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 …
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…