Your Speaking Engagement Action Tracking Guide

So you’ve taken the first brave step in your speaker journey and sent out inquiries for speaking engagements. You’ve clicked send! Your heart is pounding. You may even feel a bit nauseous, but mostly your heart is filled with joy and excitement about getting on stage and sharing your message with others! You’ve researched a number of organizations. You have a list of dream speaking engagements. And you’ve taken the time to write a thoughtful inquiry or application. You may…

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13 Ways to Find Your Next Speaking Opportunity

Public speaking is a great way to get yourself out there, build your thought leadership, and get in front of potential clients. When you’re just getting started, finding speaking opportunities can be intimidating. It doesn’t have to be. From local meetings to national conferences, there are thousands of events happening each day, in person and online, that need great speakers like you! To help you on your way, here is a list of 13 ways to find your next speaking…

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How to Sell Out Your Next Event

Hosting a live event can be a daunting task. Planning the content, finding a venue and managing the logistics can leave you feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. And then you have to get people to register and attend – minor detail! Whether you are hosting a retreat,  book signing, virtual teleseminar or conference, there are a few key marketing ingredients that will make your event a success. Set up your sales page  First things first. Begin by writing a description…

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Are you hitting an upper limit?

Have you ever lost your voice on the morning of a speaking engagement? Or missed a flight and had to cancel an important meeting? Perhaps you are getting ready to go to concert only to realize the show was the night before? Some would say it’s an accident. Others call it bad luck. While on the surface, it can seem like a coincidence, on a deeper level these incidents are a sign of hitting an upper limit. As Gay Hendricks…

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How to keep your speaking engagements organized

Good news! You’ve lined up ten speaking engagements over the next few months. You did the hard work – researching speaking opportunities, submitting a solid proposal, connecting with meeting organizers and finally securing the gig. You’re primed to increase your visibility, connect with hundreds or thousands of people and perhaps, sell a few books. Now, it’s time to kick back and relax, right? Not so fast. If speaking is not your full-time profession, managing your speaking schedule in addition to…

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