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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 #11 (of 101): Position Yourself as an Expert

    People do business with people they know and trust… and we agreed that one of the best ways to get people to know you and trust you is through public speaking: worksops, seminars, keynotes… That’s all true, but there’s a magical loop going on here.  The more you speak, the more you are […]

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.
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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 – #2 [of 101] – How to Get More (or your first few) Speaking Gigs

Signup here, to get future posts in your email inbox:  Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  In the summer of 2003, my coach (Jennifer-Hoy Saint-Laurent) asked me a simple question – right in our first coaching session: “If there was nothing to stop you, what would you attempt to accomplish?” (it’s a bit rephrased – I […]

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, […]

The Millionaire Expert’s Blueprint Phase One and Two – by Brandon Burchard

Experts Blueprint, Part 2, plus 5 NEW STRATEGIES Here’s another great video by Brandon Burchard: http://www.expertsacademy.com/blog/video5  This video covers The Millionaire Expert’s Blueprint Phase One and Two. BONUS: I added FIVE NEW expert strategies at the end of the video. (It was on a whim). These are advanced strategies for current and upcoming authors, speakers, […]

How to POSITION, PROMOTE and GET PAID as an Expert – by Brandon Burchard

Here’s another great video from my mentor, Brendon Burchard. … “This video will teach you specifically how to POSITION, PROMOTE and GET PAID as an expert. (Including WHAT to create and the sales psychology you’ll need to know to sell your information). This video teaches you: – How regular people become highly-paid experts – 3 […]

8 Things Millionaire Experts Do (And So Should You) – by Brondon Burchard

A great video from Brendon Burchard, BELOW! Watch it and jot down the great tips he is sharing. If you want to leave comments for Brandon, go to this link: http://expertsacademy.com/blog/video2 If you want to discuss what you learned from the video, please post comments below: