Understanding Speaking Fees and How Much You Should Get Paid to Speak

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Time and time again in my webinars and mastermind groups, a common question arises: “How much should I get paid to speak,” or “How do I know how to set my speaking fees?” The post Understanding Speaking Fees and How Much You Should Get Paid to Speak appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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The Great Enigma of Mental Illness/Substance Abuse Diagnosis, Treatment, and Fees Paid in America (with such mediocre outcomes)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I was trained in mindfulness, without any fee, at the Zen Center, near Yale, in New Haven, Connecticut.  Patrick Kennedy, son of Ted Kennedy, was the champion on this one: He helped push into law the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act.

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Threats to Growth Always a Good Story - But, What's the Real One?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"New reports from Thomson Reuters and Citi Private Bank both found softening demand and growing expenses in the first quarter of 2019."  "  - Dan Packel, "Law Firms See Warning Signs of Slower Growth in 2019," in Law.com, May 14, 2019.

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Friends Let Friends Talk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. Former BigLaw attorney Jeremy Fischbach has come up for a solution for the 21st-century plague: extreme isolation. Even in supposed functional families the members, stuck behind their screens, are separate from each other.

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How Much Should I Charge? with Jane Atkinson

Speaker Launcher

When to raise your fees. Standing tall in your fees. If you ever ask yourself how to pinpoint where you are on your speaking journey, what you should be charging and when to raise your fees, you simply can’t afford to miss this episode!

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Why William Shatner Keeps Working at Age 88

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Career coaching for the over-50 available, on a sliding scale fee structure. Everyone is different. Everyone finds refuge from their unique demons in their own way. For William Shatner, it has been work.

2019 52

Time for Retired/Semi-Retired to Stop Cowering about "Large Unexpected Expenses"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Medicare supplemental insurance usually offers that for an extra monthly fee. A hard mouth guard to prevent damage from teeth-grinding at night can cost less than a third of the fee at a U.S. Plus the service fee can also be a budget-challenger. Ask directly about fees.

2019 52

Displaced Editorial Types - Don't Turn Your Nose Up at Executive Ghostwriting as Your Next

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Eventually you can raise your fees. So far this year, 2,700 people have lost their jobs in media. The cuts range from 250 at Vice Media to 100 at CNN. Here BusinessInsider details the carnage. There will be many more positions eliminated.

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New Magazine Titles Like "Happy Paws" Can Bring Profits to "a declining industry at its darkest hour"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Sliding scale fees. Once glam, most of the old-line print magazine industry is on life support. The leadership at major magazine publisher Meredith has been making ruthless decisions about pulling the plug on dying titles like Time.

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New Business Development - The Strategy of Just Being There

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But first I negotiated a fee a bit higher than they put out there.  Yes, check your old email addresses. For me, that has been a source of unexpected new business. Actually, it's repeat business, only delayed by several years. Most recently, I clicked on my AOL email.

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Rainmaking - The Old-Fashioned Way

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ironically, he insisted on paying a fee and promptly did just that through Paypal. It's palpable: anticipating The Downturn. The only issues are when and how severe. That  could mean many growth niches could shift to becoming a zero-sum game.

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The Great Job Machine Begins to Sputter - Unemployment, Don't Factor in Trump Re-Election, and More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According the ADP , only 129,000 jobs were created in March 2019.   Career coaching for the over-50 available on a sliding scale fee structure. Making a living is getting harder. That means that The Great Job Machine is starting to slow down. 

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H&R Block - Smirk (I paid 50 bucks for my tax return at Tax 29)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is the transcript from its March 7, 2019 investor conference call.  The competition has figured out how to make the fee structure of H&R Block seem, well, nutty. H&R Block, once a scaling business and trusted brand, is in trouble.

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Transition to Different Type of Work - New Definition of "Retirement"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sliding scale fees.  More than 70% of 50+ pre-retirees indicate they will keep working during retirement. And, among those already retired, almost 50% say they have worked or are working during retirement. Those are the findings of a new Merrill Lynch study.

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The Media - Older, Unemployed/Underemployed Not Sexy Topic to Cover

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After that, sliding scale fees.  Members of the media knew they had a story with legs during The Great Recession. It had been the new college graduates who were labeled "Generation Jobless." " They came of professional age at the worst of global economic times.

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Add to List of Fake: (most of) Retirement Advice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After that, sliding-scale fees.  Retirement advice is big business.    Everywhere some enterprise, including media outlets, is pontificating certainties. Do these 5 things and you won't run out of money.

2019 52

Re-Thinking Rapid Growth - From Uber to CKR Law

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It had been sued for not paying the $200,000 March rent and fees for its offices at 1330 Avenue of the Americas. The plaintiff is open to settlement through paying the month's rent and late fees.  Rapid growth has been carrying a stink.

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Forever Donating to Our Alma Maters - Flee Sally Conroy Fullman

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Had 90% of them been cut off the loop, the tuition and fees would likedly pay for the whole nut. Student fees are $275 per semester.  Even before we receive our BAs/BSs, MAs, JDs, and/or MBAs we get one message. It is: Contribute to our alma mater, forever.

2019 56

Paywalls: Tricky Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those are not the kinds of readers who are willing to pony up a subscription fee. Setting up a paywall is risky business - and controversial. For The New York Times it has meant financial salvation. 

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Those Low-Priced Subscription Services - My Experience with Office Depot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fee was affordable. In Boardman, Ohio, I had purchased the HP laptop at the Office Depot/Office Max.    Soon enough I had to check if the internal mic was operating okay. I was ready to begin podcasting.

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Lawsuits & #MeToo - The Movement Can Lose Traction

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, the court rules she has to pony up $35,445 in attorney fees.  Movements are fragile entities. Some speculate that the counterculture lost traction when a severe recession hit in the early 1970s. 

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Content-Creation - Nervous Professionals Are Considering That as Side Hustle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That means that how applicants answer that tricky question about their fee probably will determine if they will be immediately knocked out of the box or not. However, some making assignments will demand fees be stated. 2019" has lots to say about that. Wages are stagnant.

2019 52

FIRE - Some Push Back on Scott Riekens' Extreme Saving

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I want to be in the permanent position of being able to select what clients, what types of communications assignments, and what fee range I am willing to work with.  In January 2019 I earned a lot of money, on my terms. Did he join a cult?

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Conde Nast - Shift from Advertising to Paywall

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

By the end of 2019 all its publications will have a paywall. That is, several publishers join together and provide a package for one fee. Will this represent a major trend in publishing?

Glassdoor - According to Its Criteria I Wasn't Competitor to Your Edge for Success, Reinstated My Assesment of Interview

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, for editing a set of resume/cover letter the set project fee was $55. Let's cut to the chase: Yes, it's worth the agita, time, and loss of a night's sleep to push back - on whatever.    Especially if the 1st amendment might be involved. 

2019 52

Gregory Craig's Not-Guilty Plea - How Much Damage to Skadden Arps?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And, two are the questions if Skadden was a participant in the scheme to conceal the large fees it was receiving for Craig's assignment.  Last Friday, Gregory Craig pleaded not guilty to two counts of providing false statements to federal authorities.

2019 52

Chrysler Bldg Sold for Relative Peanuts - But, Will The Dilenschneider Group's Rent Go Up?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those are usually deep pockets which can pay Manhattan-like fees. Manhattan real estate is a wild game. When property is sold, renters fill with terror. How much will the rent go up? Will they be forced out?

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GM Lordstown, Ohio Plant - 1,700 Hour Workers Idled, Future in Limbo

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In contrast, in developments dominated by the white collar, those services are contracted through vendors and fees paid.  Representatives of the people, such as U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, lobbied GM et al. hard to keep the Lordstown, Ohio plant operating. Here is the AP coverage.

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Glassdoor Banged Me in the Butt

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fee for service was $55 for editing a set of a resume/cover letter - not easy work). Glassdoor has become the default for assessing how employers manage the workforce, ranging from hiring interviews to culture. But itself may require some reviewing.

2019 52

Buddhism = Accessible, Convenient, Low-Cost Path to Mental Health

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the Shambhala Buddhist temple in Tucson, Arizona, there was no fee when I had attended meditation practices and discussions. Psychotherapy, even with good medical insurance, is expensive. My co-pay would be $45 a session.

2019 56

Podcasting - Yes, It Can Be Monetized

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Recently a client for whom I create the talking points for the podcasts decided to pony up the monthly fee (about $250) in order to have a shot at monetizing his shows. Most podcasting is being done as part of the marketing mix. And that's that.

2019 56

"Alan Laufer v. Pryor Cashman" - Alleged Age Discrimination by Law Firm

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Career coaching for the over-50 available on a sliding scale fee structure. District judge J. Paul Oetken is allowing age bias lawsuit - "Alan Laufer vs. Pryor Cashman" - to move to trial. The defendant - law firm Pryor Cashman - had requested a summary judgment.

2019 52

Want to Do a FIRE (Financial Independence/Retire Early)? Stop Eating Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" That is, I wanted to be in the financial position that I could choose what work I wanted to do, for what kinds of clients, and at what fee I was willing to accept. You will get push-back on this one. People enjoy eating out with other people. It's almost a guaranteed feel-good.

2019 56

Andrew Reigstad of Tax 29 - SuperHero of Uncertain Economic Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That $440 fee had been haunting me. Money talks. So, it was the loudest voice in the room when Andrew Reigstad at Tax 29 told me the bill for my 2018 was $50. Last year for a similar tax return for 2017, H&R Block charged $440. Reigstad looked over that 2017 return done by H&R Block.

2019 56

50+ More Than 1/2 Will Be Forced Out of Jobs, Only 10% Will Make Comparable Money Ever Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Career coaching for the over-50 available on a sliding scale fee structure. The research documents what we all have been observing. The "system" will push more than half of us 50 years or older out of their jobs.

2019 52

Is It Ross of Smart Franchise Solutions Or It Is the Market for Content Providers?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I would have expected to pay a fee in the $4,000 ballpark.  Let's cut to the chase. Ross of Smart Franchise Solutions posted a help-wanted on the Boston section of Craigslist.

2019 52

The "Right" Summer Camp - Helicopter Parents Also Cheating to Have Offspring Admitted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The cost of bribes, forging, and consultations is in addition to the fee for the actual camp. Getting into the "right" summer camp has become as competitive as landing a seat in an elite college. No surprise, helicopter parents are also offering bribes for that, reports MarketWatch.

2019 52

IT Genius Who's Fast, Affordable, Speaks Human As His First Language - Ian Billen of Youngstown Metro Area

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fee is unusually low.  Does this {my HP PC} have an internal microphone? That's what I had to find out for the first step on the learning curve to doing podcasts. If Ana Marie Cox were just starting out today in digital she would be podcasting up a storm.

2019 56

"The College Experience" - Parents, Shield Your Offspring From All-That

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That covers tuition, room/board, and fees. Research documents that the average cost of one year at a state university is $20,770. At a nonprofit private college or university it's $46,950. Add-ons are the traveling expenses back home for the holidays, digital gadgets, and recreation. 

2019 52

The American Dream - Class Action Lawsuit Positions and Packages It as Vast Conspiracy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or, they can contract with non-traditional brokers for a lower fee. Sure, homeowners have the option to sell their homes themselves, without any middleman - that is, the licensed real estate broker who charges a commission of about 6%.

2019 52

The Amazing Anna Delvey

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  When the fee hadn't been paid, she told them that she had wired the funds but that they would take several days to clear in New York. Anna Sorokin aka Anna Delvey may be the baby-faced version of Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos. 

2019 52

Verizon Media Group - About 800 to Lose Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After that, if that proves useful, there are sliding scale fees. Verizon's ambitious plans for its Media Group didn't pan out. For example, its dream of deriving big-time revenues from digital advertising was just that - a dream. 

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