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

Many of us became speakers – or want to become speakers – for one of two reasons: 1. Saw some great speakers (or one great speaker), like Anthony Robbins, Jack Canfield, Seth Godin, Barack Obama…. or maybe it was a religious leader at your church or one you saw on TV… or perhaps it was a […]

Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #6 (of 101) – Build a Following of 1000 True Fans

You have a great message, right?  You believe that your message is useful to your audiences… or else you wouldn’t waste your time presenting it/them… Fact is, no matter what topic you pick, chances are that there are  millions of people out there who want to learn what you are  teaching… or who want to […]

Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #4 (of 101) – Shamelessly, but Subtly, Promote Your Services

To get more paid speaking engagements, make sure to let your audience know about your availability for public speaking engagements and about your coaching or other services…

During your presentation, include success stories with your coaching/consulting clients (or whatever profession you have), just to plant the seed that you are also a solo professional who’ll be able to help the audience members in person as well. ALSO mention casually that “Whenever I speak to groups….

Secrets to Paid/Public Speaking Success – #1 [of 101] – Be Authentic

Many of us start out in the speaking business as a result of being inspired by another speaker.  For me, for example, it was Anthony Robbins.  I thought “One day I’ll be the next Anthony Robbins”…  Which often leads us down on a path of non-authenticity, trying to be like someone else. I’ll be honest, […]