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Speaking of Speaker Fees… Are You Worth It?

Succeed Speaking

A well-established speaker wrote to me a few weeks ago to share his thoughts about speakers raising their fees “beyond what they are worth” — before they have “earned” their fee level. As someone paid on commission, increasing fees would seem to be good news for me.

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Survey Results: Are you Happy with your Fees?

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Well, the survey’s are in and here’s the overall result: People are not happy with their fees! Only 18% of those surveyed reported getting their full fee most of the time. The post Survey Results: Are you Happy with your Fees?

What could/should be done about Oxbridge in a deal on tuition fees?

Max Atkinson

Yesterday, there was much comment about how Oxford and Cambridge universities should jolly well make more effort to admit more students from more disadvantaged backgrounds if they're going to charge £9,000 in tuition fees.

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Fee integrity, what up with that?

Speaker Launcher

Many bureaus won’t work with a speaker at this fee but she can always come back to them later, when she’s more expensive. Quoting two different fees would completely blow her relationship with the bureau. And don’t forget to alert the bureaus of your new fee).

Are you Getting Your Full Fee?

Speaker Launcher

Take this 60 second quiz and let me know if you are getting your desired fee. The post Are you Getting Your Full Fee? I’ll come back to you next week with the results. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TWX6P7M I have a suspicion what the results will say; but what I know for sure is that many of my clients come to me because they aren’t happy […]. appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaking Profession

Verizon: Mirroring Bank of America Fee Stumble

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Yesterday, it announced that it's imposing a two-buck fee for payment by phone or to its website.    Deja vu Bank of America proposed fee mess. Dmyla - Dreamstime.com. Verizon Wireless has been having a bad December. 

Changing your presentation: When is it too late?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Sometimes changes pose a financial cost: * rush fees for a graphic designer to fix your PowerPoint * rush fees for a speechwriter to rewrite your notes […]. In theory, it’s never too late. You can make changes to your presentation anytime. But – and this is a big but – changes always present a cost. Audio Visual, PowerPoint & Podcasts Career info Presentation skills Speechwriting

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Public Speaking : Referral Fees

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One way to encourage people to spread your name around is to offer them an incentive in the form of a referral fee. I offer up to 20 percent of my speaking fee as acommission/referral fee if someone calls up and says, "Joe saw you speak and said we have to have you at our next convention. You can be a really great platform speaker and still not get people to refer you for other speaking engagements. I don't know why that is.

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Ghostwriter As New Kind Of Therapist - Need For Novel Lawsuit To Charge Back Fee To Insurance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I  am waiting for a satisfied client to file a lawsuit which permits charging back my fee to an insurance company. In these disruptive times, we ghostwriters have become the new kind of therapist.

Great Public Speaking: No Fee Talks

Great Public Speaking

Many professionals speak or give free public seminars to help get clients.

Dartmouth Boosts Tuition/Fees to $52,275

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How can the smart people running Dartmouth wind up boosting tuition/fees to $52,275.    That's a 4.6% increase.    If my boutique did that to clients I would be without clients, particularly in this environment. Should private enterprise take over all of higher education?

Public Speaking Marketing Tips: Referral Fees

Great Public Speaking

One way to encourage people to spread your name around is to offer them an incentive in the form of a referral fee. I offer up to 20 percent of my speaking fee as a commission/referral fee if someone calls up and says, "Joe, saw you speak and said we have to have you at our next convention. Increase Your Referral Fees and Grow Your Speaking Business! You can be a really great platform speaker and still not get people to refer you for other speaking engagements.

Speakers and fees: an insiders view

Speaker Confessions

Speaker fees can be shocking to people who have not been exposed to them before. Even at the low end of the fee scale, you may be looking at a fee of $2,000, which sounds pretty good to most people. The fees of best-selling authors and celebrities, then which could be $75,000 or more, really sound outrageous! How many years did the person spend studying, researching, and making other preparations to be able to earn that appearance fee?

Alan Weiss the Million Dollar Consultant: Increase and Protect Fees

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Consulting Tips from the Million Dollar Consultant: Forty Methods to Increase and/or Protect Fees By  Alan Weiss  PhD and partner with Patricia Fripp in The Odd Couple Marketing Seminar. Fees remain a topic of unending interest according to my mail, so here is a compilation of tips and ideas. 2.Base fees on value, not on task. Fees are cumulative, not situational. 7.Never voluntarily offer options to reduce fees.

Bank of America got spanked, became good boy about $5 debit fee

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Today, it caved on its idea to impose a $5 fee on its debit card starting this January.   Bank of America got soundly spanked.    Just about every constituency joined in, with almost frenzied glee. 

What about Bureau Fees?

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From Free to Fee: How Experts Get Paid to Speak

Pivotal Public Speaking

Associations are also open to creating new venues for speakers who will provide a draw (and high registration fees). Experts can get paid for these presentations if they are willing to take a percentage of the fees. is internationally recognized as the top market strategist for experts who want strong brands with high-fee buyers. You’re already on the speaker’s circuit, using concurrent session programs at industry events as marketing opportunities.

That Verizon Fee: Came & gone in 24 hours in social media age

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It had announced [duh] that in January it would impose a $2 fee for customers who paid by phone or through its website.  Yuichro12 - Dreamstime.com. Yesterday, Verizon Wireless got a taste of its own technology. 

Screen Capture Software - Free and Fee

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques

It is often useful for marketers and presenters to show a web page or some other visual representation in their PowerPoint slide show, training manual, white paper, etc.    One tool that helps facilitat e this is a screen capture program. 

Why the Word ‘NO’ Must Be in Your Business Vocabulary

Speaker Launcher

Will I do a speech for a reduced fee? When we first get into business, we say yes to everything. Am I going to work on the weekend? Might I try every idea that comes my way? Probably yes. However, once you have circled the block a time or two, you start to […].

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Dilbert’s advice to professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Public Speaking Dilbert Speaker fees The Weekend WSJ listed The Best Financial Advice I Ever Got from a couple of dozen well-known financial experts, and Scott Adams, the creator Dilbert. Adams’ advice is of specific interest to members of the National Speakers Association and other professional speakers: The best financial advice I ever got was “Price yourself high and see [.].

One Outstanding Business: Legal Fees for Clergy Sex Abuse

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Louis Archdiocese spent $843,000 in fiscal 2009 in legal fees.    The Diocese used a brandname law firm and it was on a fee-paid basis.  Like many industries, law has had a bad year.    Those BigFoot white shoe law firms are laying off associates, deferring the start date of those promised jobs, cutting salaries, and making partners kick in up to 15% of their pay. 

3 Conversations You Must Have to Get Big-Fee Speaking Engagements

Pivotal Public Speaking

Many experts who want more big-fee speeches start off with all the right tools: great topics, fabulous speaking style, and a book with a lot of buzz. Any expert who wants big speaking fees has to be adept at handling three conversations in the sales process. And whatever you do, give a range of fees, not a specific fee. They see your fee, and their brain explodes. They think that if you want to speak so bad, you’ll reduce your fee.

Public Speaking: Raise Your Fee And Give Away Your Products

Great Public Speaking

RAISE YOUR FEE AND GIVE AWAY YOUR PRODUCTS I started using this tip the moment my latest book came off the presses, but you can use any kind of product to make it work. This technique also makes you more attractive to speakers bureaus because your fee is higher. Here's how it works. You always want to add extra value for the people hiring you as their speaker.

Public Speaking : RAISE YOUR FEE AND GIVE AWAY YOUR PRODUCTS

Great Public Speaking

This technique also makes you more attractive to speakers bureaus because your fee is higher. I started using this tip the moment my latest book came off the presses, but you can use any kind of product to make it work. Here*s how it works. You always want to add extra value for the people hiring you as their speaker. Let*s say you give the meeting organizer 100 books or audio tapes when he or she hires you to speak.

A fee, some tea - and advertising for free!

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Ten Common Mistakes When Hiring a Keynote Speaker

Manner of Speaking

Focusing on lowering the fee. A good speaker comes with a large fee. While it might be tempting to try to get the speaker to lower the fee, focus instead on increasing his or her value. Paul Rulkens is a personal and organizational development consultant and professional speaker.

How to Earn $10,000-Plus in Keynote Speaker Fees

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: How to Earn $10,000-Plus in Keynote Speaker Fees RainToday.com, May 2008 By Vickie K. Sullivan So you want to be a big-fee keynote speaker? Speaking fees either are below $5,000 or are free; qualified leads are enough payment. The more exposure to high-fee speakers, the higher the expectations from the audience.

Is Your Speech Any Good?

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Is Your Speech Any Good?

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Professional Speaking Marketing Strategies

Great Public Speaking

Learn a strategy that will get you more speaking engagements at higher fees.

What are you charging to speak?

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Related posts: How to make money as a speaker without charging a speaking fee I am in the process of assisting with the organisation. Tags: Speaking fees It is well known in the speaking business that the celebraty speakers are the ones that charge the most. But do you realize how much some of them are charging? According to the Online Universaties website , some people are charging as much as $1.5 million for a single speeck! I can assure you that is far more than I charge.

Yes Checklist: what to discuss when and editor says yes to your article idea

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However, some publications will pay for calls; many will pay you a fee if you supply photos. Kill fee. the editor didn’t like it, their editorial schedule changed, they ran out of room (and it was a time-sensitive article), or for any other reason, they should pay you a kill fee plus any negotiated expenses. How much is a kill fee? A kill fee can range from 0% to 100% of the fee. I no longer do that because most publications want both rights for one fee.

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Beware the Latest Scam in Public Speaking!

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

I have regularly warned my blog readers about a long-running scam that preys on the hopes of public speakers, inviting them to speak (at a hefty fee) at a conference in the UK or somewhere else in the world.    In the last year or so, the scam has taken a nasty turn, targeting ministers, pastors, and preachers to invite them to a bogus religious conference and again offering them a hefty fee

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From Free to Fee The Consultant's Guide to Becoming a Paid Speaker

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: From Free to Fee The Consultants Guide to Becoming a Paid Speaker Published by IMC Times Magazine, July/August 1999 issue By Vickie Sullivan You’ve been giving concurrent session programs for years at state and national association events.

Back of the Napkin to Head of the Class – Introducing Dan Roam’s Napkin Academy

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annual registration fee. Learn to think faster, sell better, and see the invisible by thinking in pictures.

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Tom Antion's Professional Speaking Marketing Strategies

Great Public Speaking

Learn a strategy that will get you more speaking engagements at higher fees. link] Over 350 public and professional speaking videos

Celebrating Voices of Leadership with The Bright Side of Life

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This was a well-produced, motivational and educational event perfect for emerging speakers to develop skills that will take them from “free to fee” in the exciting world of professional speaking.