It would be great to get a nice chipper reply from every query… but that’s not how it works.
A curated list of the most interesting thoughts, stories and ideas
Take the time to track this essential data and give yourself the power to grow your business.
Once you’re speaking regularly, you’ll need a MUCH more organized system to track your data.
Use a client theme call to create the perfect pitch for your speech… and generate excitement!
Discover how to use your client theme call to pitch your speech even when your own personal relevance is low. Learn four reasons why pitching the speech - not the speaker - is the key to landing gigs.
Your efforts to ‘prequalify’ prospects might be coming back to bite you in the butt!
Used correctly, it can strengthen relationships, provoke conversations, and even inspire action!
Learn some ways to use one of the most valuable marketing tools at your disposal!
I want to invite you to check out some of the newsletter’s greatest hits from the past few months. Check out an article you missed, or maybe re-read one that really resonated.
Here are 10 website characteristics that can actually INCREASE your revenue.
Take a dive into the art of negotiation and how you can maintain your fee integrity.
My sales process has been refined so it's efficient, scalable… and ready to be stolen!
Eliminate glasses glare in virtual studios! Watch our video for game-changing tips to perfect your virtual presentations.
Referring other speakers strengthens your relationships… and makes you more money!
Unlock the secrets to lucrative book sales with our innovative 'Happy Meal' pricing strategy!
Make your virtual events more engaging and interactive by incorporating multiple cameras into a virtual event set-up.
Don’t hire a speaking assistant until you’ve experienced each of these five scenarios.
The simple rolling studio I built after a quick trip to Home Depot!
Filling out a call for speaker form feels quick and easy… but is it worth your time?
To speak for free or not? The controversy rages on among speakers. Find out why some consider it a savvy move, while others find it offensive.
You'll never believe the simple hack I engineered to create a wireless virtual experience.
Why You Shouldn’t Customize Your Speech, But Should Customize Your Session Description
Shooting video with a teleprompter when you're on the road isn't very practical. This is.
Today… we're talking teleprompter apps… Yep… Apps - plural - I use a couple of different prompter apps depending on exactly what I'm shooting - and WHERE I'm shooting…
Here is exactly what to include in each section of your Speaker Agreement.
Ugly 1-page legal docs? Yuck! Here’s a better way to craft Speaker Agreements.
So, what's the best teleprompter for virtual events? Here's the answer... and the one I use.
Get to know your audience and nail down more gigs with a well-executed Client Theme Call.
What's on the notecard, and why do I bring it on stage for every single gig?
Ensuring you're off stage when the event organizer expects you to be - each and every time.
Speakers who earn the highest fees put in the daily effort to improve their delivery, refine their stories, and strengthen their message. For them, rehearsal isn't just a task for a checklist. It's a HABIT with a permanent spot on the calendar.
Here's why including your travel costs in your quotable fee helps you AND your client.
Every speaker deals with periods of extreme slowness… it's what you do during these times that counts the most!
Here are four scenarios where it makes sense to accept a lower speaking fee.
Here are the five triggers that indicate it's time to increase your fee… so you can maximize your revenue.
Your Quotable Fee is the number that is sitting patiently on the tip of your tongue, ready to be blurted out when someone asks how much you charge.
Ten years ago, I invested considerable money into a new presentation clicker for my keynotes. I've never looked back. There are three reasons I love this presentation remote.
Chances are slim you'll speak at an event two years in a row. So, I want you to start referring other speakers for every gig you win. Not only is it the best way to earn more gigs. But, it's also a brilliant way to start generating the holy grail of all revenue… passive income!
So, in order to gain more first gigs for this speech, I might reach out to other speakers with a similar audience to mine. They might be more successful than me with more inquiries than they can handle.
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