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 […].

Speaking of Speaker Fees… Are You Worth It?

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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. Since setting fees is one of the topics I’m asked about most frequently by speakers, I thought I’d give my two cents on this particular issue here… First of all, I do understand where he’s coming from. And do they have to earn their fee?

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Dilbert’s advice to professional speakers

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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

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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

In this post, which originally appeared on her blog Accidentally in Code, she shares what it feels like from the speaker''s view to be sought after only because you are a woman--a generally unseen part of the process that often leaves the woman speaker feeling even less wanted than when she was left off the program. 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.

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Speakers and fees: an insiders view

Speaker Confessions

Most people don’t know it, but some speakers at events they attend are paid to be there. An entire business exists for speakers, conference organizers and what are called speaker’s bureaus, for matching speakers and events together. I interviewed Shawn Ellis, the founder of The Speaker’s Group , to hear an insider’s view on the speaking world. They even have a search tool to help organizers find the right speaker for their event.

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