3 Steps to Putting the Systems, Processes and Marketing in Place to Grow Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

A successful speaker who is busy, busy, busy. They are busy because they are great on the stage and have a valuable message to deliver. But when it comes to the business of speaking, they are successful almost in spite of themselves. Sometimes they can only take the business so far […]. The post 3 Steps to Putting the Systems, Processes and Marketing in Place to Grow Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2018 22

What Kurt Vonnegut Can Teach Us About Business Stories

Manner of Speaking

For … Continue reading → Stories and Storytelling Business Kurt Vonnegut Maya Eilam Stories storytelling the shapes of storiesStorytelling is powerful. Stories resonate with people on a deep, psychological level. Stories are memorable and help support our messages. Hence the speaker’s maxim: Tell a story, make a point. The best stories contain many elements related to plot, character, dialogue, etc.

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The Hustle Required to Build a Million Dollar Speaking Business

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Specifically, the hustle required to build a million dollar speaking business. The theme of our event was moving your business towards a […]. The post The Hustle Required to Build a Million Dollar Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy building a speaking business business strategies huslte kindra hall lessons learned on building a business Ryan Estis seth mattison

The Results are In: How Most Speakers Are Getting Business

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I was curious whether or not all of the new platforms promising “lots of engagements” for speakers were resulting in speakers getting business. To find out, we sent out a survey to our community of speakers to see exactly where you are getting business. The post The Results are In: How Most Speakers Are Getting Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Where Do You Get Your Speaking Business?

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I have a very important question for you: Where do you get your speaking business? The post Where Do You Get Your Speaking Business? Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Referrals sources for getting business where do you get your businessAre you hustling and booking everything directly? Are they coming through referrals? Or are you using speakers bureaus and social media?

New Business Theme Added to Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

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Florian Mueck and I are pleased to announce that the new Business theme has been added to the app version of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. Players can now choose to play one of three different themes (Classic, Family and … Continue reading → Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game Florian Mueck presentations public speaking

3 Steps to Keep Momentum In Your Business

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The post 3 Steps to Keep Momentum In Your Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy Uncategorized getting unstuck growing your speaking business how to move your business forward moving business forwardI always ask my clients to complete a 2-minute check-in form before we have our phone calls.

2016 23

Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

He shared the tips and techniques that he has used to build his own successful speaking business. Post openings at the business school. Shep’s talk covered many more topics including the secrets of low-cost book publishing in hard cover; scripting your calls to prospective clients when using the phone to build your business; generating passive income from products, and more. “The job is not doing the speech.

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[Podcast] Marketing Strategies to Book More Business with Carolyn Crummey

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I think one thing anyone reading this article can agree on is that developing effective marketing strategies for your speaking business is essential for finding and securing new prospects and clients. The post [Podcast] Marketing Strategies to Book More Business with Carolyn Crummey appeared first on Jane Atkinson. In this podcast, we discuss three important elements of marketing that will help you get more business including: * Creating a clear marketing strategy.

5 Questions to Consider as You Plan to Scale Your Speaking Business in 2018

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Do you have a plan to scale your speaking business in 2018? The post 5 Questions to Consider as You Plan to Scale Your Speaking Business in 2018 appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post business planning grow your business scale your speaking business scaling your businessIf so, I have to ask: Have you set it yet? You know… that big, hairy, audacious goal that feels really good deep down? The one that gives you goosebumps?

2018 16

Building A Business: It Takes a Village

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I have been thinking about this recently, as it relates to my family and grandchildren, and even how it relates to my business and yours. The post Building A Business: It Takes a Village appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy building a business business support coaches and mentors village who to surround yourself withI am sure that many of you have heard the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.”

2017 17

7 business speaking tips from the Inaugural Address

The Presenter's Blog

When we take look under the hood of President Obama’s Inaugural Address, there are easy to replicate techniques for any business presentation. Business Use : First make sure you have a strong key message. Business Use: What is the key message of your next presentation?

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3 Steps to Building Confidence as a Speaker and Business Owner

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As speakers and business owners, we all experience moments where doubt and fear seep in, and our confidence dwindles. The post 3 Steps to Building Confidence as a Speaker and Business Owner appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Confidence.

2017 28

Accelerating Your Speaking Business with Kindra Hall (Part 2)

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The post Accelerating Your Speaking Business with Kindra Hall (Part 2) appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Lucky for us, she was able to carve some more time into her schedule to come back and continue the conversation on Accelerating Your Speaking Business. If you want to learn more, consider joining us this coming November 17th to 19th in Minneapolis for Accelerate LIVE 2017: How to Build a Million Dollar Business. Kindra Hall has been a storyteller almost all of her life.

Why You’ve Gotta Have a Team If You Want to Scale Your Speaking Business

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In fact, that is exactly where I was eight years ago, at the height of the most exhausting and trying time in my business. The post Why You’ve Gotta Have a Team If You Want to Scale Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy building a team growing your speaking business hiring team members outsourcing scaling your speaking businessWhere would I be without my team?

2017 18

[Podcast] 15 Marketing Initiatives to Book More Business

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I recently received an email from Betsy Allen that asked a question about marketing initiatives that I get all the time: “What income generating marketing activities should I be doing on a daily basis to get more speaking business?” The post [Podcast] 15 Marketing Initiatives to Book More Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Just remember that your marketing should, and will, evolve as your business does.

5 Public Speaking Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs

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But you would certainly have to include busy on that list. The post 5 Public Speaking Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog.

2016 25

[Podcast] The Journey to A Million Dollar Speaking Business with Ryan Estis (Part 1)

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Do you wonder what the journey to a million dollar speaking business looks like and what it takes to achieve? In this week’s podcast, we are joined by professional speaker Ryan Estis, who does about 80 live events per year and has a $1M as a speaking business, to learn just that! The post [Podcast] The Journey to A Million Dollar Speaking Business with Ryan Estis (Part 1) appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2017 23

Is lack of attention costing you business?

Speak Schmeak

People of the world, I know you're busy. Your response: "Oh, I'm so busy, it's ridiculous." (See You are responsible for all of these aspects of communication when working with others in the business world. It's not that hard, and you're not that busy.

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The business of speechwriting: Client service

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Whether you write on staff or freelance, you want your speechwriting clients to feel like they’re in good hands. Think about the clients you served last week. Write down 3 specific things you did to convey your professionalism. Keep this list of actions on file.

2017 23

Anatomy of a Triple Threat in the Speaking Business

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In the speaking business, a triple threat (in my terms) is someone who is great at stagecraft, marketing and selling. The post Anatomy of a Triple Threat in the Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession perfecting your speaking skills triple threat in the speaking businessIn football, a triple threat is someone who is great at passing, kicking and running.

Tapping into Your Why to Catapult Your Speaking Business

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I send out my weekly business and marketing tips, promote our upcoming events and use the shopping cart. The post Tapping into Your Why to Catapult Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Presenting Business Diagrams: How to Deliver a Strong, Positive Impact

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Business means a lot more than just making profits. That means everyone involved in the business needs to clearly articulate their part in the story: HR managers need to establish pride in the company culture. Here are some commonly used business diagrams and corresponding tips on how to present them effectively. SWOT analysis template helps you perform a high level assessment of your business (or a specific product or service).

2016 24

Manifesting Your Perfect Speaking Business by Saying “Yes” Rather Than “How”

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And one way you can do that is by manifesting your perfect speaking business by saying ‘Yes’ rather […]. The post Manifesting Your Perfect Speaking Business by Saying “Yes” Rather Than “How” appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaker Product Development Speaking Business Strategy business development business growth manifest success manifest your speaking business say yes not how speaking business

Business Communications - The 2 Cultures

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At one time, the world of business communications was a monolith. The language of business was indirect. Business blogging tends to straddle the worlds of social media and buttoned-down corporate mindsets.

Is Your Website Helping or Hurting Your Speaking Business? Take Our Quiz to Find Out!

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The post Is Your Website Helping or Hurting Your Speaking Business? Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy essential website elements quiz speaker website website designAs a speaker, your website is a crucial part of your marketing efforts.

The Fastest Path to Growing Your Speaking Business: Being Epic on the Platform

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The post The Fastest Path to Growing Your Speaking Business: Being Epic on the Platform appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Presentation Skills Speaking Profession being epic on the platform creating an epic speech generating spin off business growing your speaking business improving your speech spin off businessYou have all heard me talking about some of my fastest growth clients before.

Back to the Drawing Board: Overcoming a Setback in Your Speaking Business

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Undoubtedly, everyone reading this blog has experienced a setback in their business when the great plan in their head didn’t exactly go as planned when executed. It’s just a setback in your speaking business and a reminder that when things go […]. The post Back to the Drawing Board: Overcoming a Setback in Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2017 16

In business, do looks matter? Really?

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When I was introduced to a man at a business meeting, I felt shocked. As I shook his hand, I stared into the face of an infamous serial killer. The man wasn’t really a mass murderer. Unfortunately, he looked exactly like him. As the man spoke to me, I tried to listen. Really. But I couldn’t.

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15 Ways to Market Your Speaking Business and Build Your Brand

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We all know that whether you are a new business or one that’s been around for years, marketing is the key to building a brand and getting your message to the world. That said, there is no shortage of things that we “should” be doing to market our business. The post 15 Ways to Market Your Speaking Business and Build Your Brand appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2017 18

Is being emotional a positive in business?

Speak Schmeak

Barbara Corcoran posted the following question on Twitter during last week''s Shark Tank episode: "What do you think - is being emotional a positive in business?" Was just saying 2 myself crying in business 2 me is such a turn off.

2014 21

Let your business vision guide who you become

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Each year I create my business vision. I now earn my living writing and editing for corporate clients, conducting business-writing training webinars , teaching online courses for the University of Toronto, teaching private online courses and selling my books. It is what my business vision says I want to do, so it’s what I do. In other words, having a business vision helps me focus. What’s your business vision say you should be doing?

2016 26

Secure More Repeat Business with These 4 Useful Tips

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Hopefully, as we enter the new year, you are evaluating new ways to find more speaking business. If you have been in the industry for awhile, working hard to close deals, you know that a spin-off piece of business is a real gift. Moreover, a multi-gig engagement, or repeat business from a client who books […]. The post Secure More Repeat Business with These 4 Useful Tips appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Future Business Leaders of America – California State Leadership Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I was fortunate to volunteer as a speech contest judge for an impromptu speech contest for High School students held Friday and Saturday as part of the State Leadership Conference of the California Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). FBLA is the largest and oldest business student organization in the world. FBLA is the largest and oldest business student organization in the world.

How to Know When and What to Outsource in Your Speaking Business

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Have you ever felt unsatisfied in your speaking business? The post How to Know When and What to Outsource in Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Hiring Speaker Staff Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession core competencies delegate delegating delegating tasks focus hiring multitasking outsource outsourcing tasks team team members the zoneLike maybe you wanted to take all of your marbles and go home?

2017 17

[Podcast] The Journey to A Million Dollar Speaking Business with Ryan Estis (Part 2)

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Today we are continuing our conversation with Ryan Estis about his journey to a million dollar speaking business. The post [Podcast] The Journey to A Million Dollar Speaking Business with Ryan Estis (Part 2) appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Today we are continuing our conversation with Ryan Estis about his journey to a million dollar speaking business. Podcast Resources: You can view more about Ryan Estis and his business on his website.

How to Ignite Flashpoints and Fame in Your Business in 2016

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Have you ever turned a corner in your business and felt like you had suddenly hit your stride? The post How to Ignite Flashpoints and Fame in Your Business in 2016 appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy business growth strategies business strategies flashpoints hitting your stride igniting fame in your business igniting flashpoints in your business michael lejeune tammy robertson

2016 15

The New Retirement: Not Retiring (so keep talking the langugage of business)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The way to ensure that is to never stop talking the language of business.   To keep fluent in the language of business you don't allow yourself to talk the traditional language of retirement. Read personal finance advice about retirement.

What can Business Presenters Learn from the Best Street Entertainers in the World?

Presentation Guru

There’s a 36 year old guy, married with a mortgage and 3 kids. He stands on a cobbled street in London, asking tourists for money.

Grow Your Business… Grow Yourself

Speaker Launcher

Here’s what Hal said: “You cannot improve your business without first improving yourself.” The post Grow Your Business… Grow Yourself appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy growing your speaking business hal elrodI heard a line on a podcast yesterday that I just had to share. It was on the EO Fire podcast, and the guest was Hal Elrod, author of The Miracle Morning.