Want to Get Booked to Speak? Answer Five Questions Correctly to Dramatically Improve Your Odds

[leadplayer_vid id=”5093156BA2860″] [sws_divider_padding] It’s no secret that there are LOTS of “professional” speakers — at least 10,000 or more — bidding for speaking engagements these days. How do you stand out from the crowd? Having assisted thousands of meeting planners and working with many of the world’s best speakers since […]

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How to Get Your Top Prospects on the Phone

[sws_yellow_box box_size=”493″] Register below for a 29-minute sales training — FREE, just for speakers — this Friday, October 28, at 1pm Eastern! [/sws_yellow_box] I hear it time and time again from speakers: “Selling is tougher than ever before.” “I can’t get prospects on the phone.” “I can’t get people to […]

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21 Ideas to Make Your Speaking Business BOOM in 2011!

We’re well into the fourth quarter of 2010, and while you’re working away to close the year strong, it’s not too early to start thinking about how you’ll attack 2011.

Here are 21 ideas to give you a spark (in no particular order):

1. Make a plan. (As basic as it sounds, how many of us have been guilty of just “winging it”?)

2. Launch an e-learning program. Virtually everyone you speak to during the year is a potential enrollee, as are your book buyers, website visitors, and others. You could even offer customized programs for individual client organizations as add-ons to your keynotes.

3. Target new, largely untapped (by you) sectors or industries. Maybe there’s a particular market you’ve always felt you could help, or maybe you’ve had great success with a few companies in a certain industry.

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