From Free to Fee: How Experts Get Paid to Speak
Pivotal Public Speaking
AUGUST 3, 2011
You’re already on the speaker’s circuit, using concurrent session programs at industry events as marketing opportunities. The transition from speaking for visibility to paid speaking is like jumping off a cliff: if you survive that first leap, the rest will seem easy. The first change you have to make is where you speak. The easiest way to get paid is not with associations; there are too many speakers in those venues willing to speak for free.