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  • Become a better presenter
  • Hear interviews with speakers 
  • Discover how to find paid speaking engagement
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Podcast Show Notes

Speaking is a Relationship Business

22. Speaking is a Relationship Business: 3 Important Insights

Speaking is a Relationship Business Mike asked this question for the Paid to Speak Podcast: You continue to refer to speaking is a relationship business. What do you mean by that? I share 3 important insights as to why speaking is a relationship business. An Inside Look at This Episode: IMPORTANT: To understand how speaking…

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Most Important Marketing Tool for Speakers

21. Most Important Marketing Tool for Speakers

Most Important Marketing Tool for Speakers The question that is submitted most often for the Paid to Speak Podcast is: What is the most important marketing tool for speakers? The answer is easy: A great presentation is your best marketing tool. As I like to say, “Nothing gets a good speaker booked more quickly than a…

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3 Speaker Business Truths

20. 3 Speaker Business Truths That Will Help You Get Booked

3 Speaker Business Truths That Will Help You Get Booked In previous episodes, I’ve shared honestly about how much speaking business I’ve lost because of the Coronavirus. In Episode 20, I share just as honestly about how much new business I’ve picked up because of three speaker business truths I practice in my business. You…

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19. Paid to Speak Conference

3 Reasons This is the BEST Year to Attend the Paid to Speak Conference NO RISK TO YOU! The Killer Keynote Conference (September 22-23) and the Paid to Speak Conference (September 24-26) ARE HAPPENING. Locations have been reserved, and we’re all set to go! With that said, if something changes and we are unable to…

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How to Map Out Your Speaking Business

18. How to Map Out Your Speaking Business

How to Map Out Your Speaking Business Mapping out your speaking business requires a mindset shift. The reason it requires a shift is because of the images that pop into our minds when we hear the word map. We either think of a roadmap, or we envision pulling out our phones and asking Siri to…

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5 Quick Tips for Virtual Training

17. 5 Quick Tips for Virtual Training

5 Quick Tips for Virtual Training Virtual training was growing in popularity before the Coronavirus, but now it is definitely here to stay. In-person keynotes and training will be back, but the validity of virtual workshops and webinars has been cemented during the past few months. While there are similarities between speaking to an audience…

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Stop Being Productive

16. STOP Being Productive

STOP Being Productive I’m a results-oriented, driven person. What’s more, a lot of the speakers I’ve met are the same way. Maybe you are too. Productivity is a good thing. But, too much of a good thing can become a bad thing. The reason? A strength taken to an extreme becomes a weakness. While productivity…

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Now is the Best Time to Start a Business for Speakers

15. NOW is the BEST TIME to Start a Business as a Speaker

Now is the BEST TIME to Start a Business as a Speaker During the past several days, I’ve had three different conversations with people asking: “Why would anyone want to start a speaking business right now?” The idea behind this question is: If travel is shut down and no one is hiring speakers because of…

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How to Pick a Speaking Topic

14. How to Pick a Speaking Topic

How to Pick a Speaking Topic What makes a speaking topic profitable? In this episode, I share 3 questions that can serve as a filter for picking the right speaking topic for you to get booked and paid to speak. An Inside Look at This Episode: Feature Resource: 5 Keys to Crafting and Delivering an…

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Your Choice

13. Your Choice – Which Thoughts Are You Choosing

Your Choice Every thought you have is NOT your choice, but what you do with every thought IS your choice. Or, as Martin Luther said, “You cannot keep birds from flying over your head, but you can keep them from building a nest in your hair.” The plethora of opinions and commentary being shared 24/7 right now…

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