Advice for speakers and presenters - 7 ways to turn a free gig into a financial windfall
Pivotal Public Speaking
SEPTEMBER 6, 2009
However, the event organizer or meeting planner tells you they can’t pay you. Your heart sinks knowing that speaking for free will cost you in the long run. You think of all the expenses you’ll incur gas, parking, photocopying materials, babysitter and speaking for free means you won’t be reimbursed for these incidental costs.Although a free gig can eat into your bottom line, you don’t need to refuse it altogether.