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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Increase Your Speaker Fees by Exercising Your ‘NO’ Muscle

Speaker Launcher

If you are a professional speaker who wants to move your fee up the ladder quickly, you need to ensure that your inventory (dates on your calendar) are protected. The post Increase Your Speaker Fees by Exercising Your ‘NO’ Muscle appeared first on Jane Atkinson. To do this, you need to start exercising your ‘NO’ muscle. When we agree to every engagement that comes in, regardless of price, we are undermining […].

Dilbert’s advice to professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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 [.]. 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.

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


);} 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. But, only compared to other speakers in your category.

getting started as a speaker

The Eloquent Woman

For many speakers, gettting started is the hardest part--and I don't mean the first few paragraphs of your talk, but simply making the commitment to accept an invitation or look for one. Social media guru and blogger Chris Brogan this week offered ways to get started as a speaker that include solid tips on making connections, asking for speaker fees and even demonstrating your skills without having to give a speech. (My

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Guest post: The Woman Speaker Slot

The Eloquent Woman

I myself have stopped being part of "women''s panels" at conferences, since I believe women speakers should be spread throughout the program rather than segregated. I read a lot about how important it is to get more women speakers (and PoC!)

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How much is a public speaker worth? How much would you pay?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

How much is a public speaker worth?    Following is the (short) list with their per speech speaking fee:  Donald Trump, $1-1.5   I often get incredulity or indignation from people not in the speaking business when I talk about how much more down-to-earth business speakers make (anywhere from $10,000 to $40,000 per speech and up).    Those speakers earn their money, and here’s why. 

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