Your First Two Years As A Paid Public Speaker
Find out the answers to these questions:
Should You Quit Your Day Job?
What Kind Of Speakers Are Being Hired In Today's Economy?
How Do You Become A Leading Expert?
How Much Free Speaking Should You Do?
What Products Should You Create In Your First Two Years?
What IMPRESSES Buyers When You Try to "Sell" Them?
Who Is Your Number One Buyer For Your First Two Years?
What Is The Number One Best Marketing Tool, and How Do You Use It?
Which Associations Are Best for Bookings?
How Do You Set Fees In Your First Two Years?
How Much Money Should You Spend On Marketing Materials In Your First Two Years?
What Kind of An Office Is Best?
Where Do You Find Media Contacts?
How Do You Get Your Articles Out Into the World?
This book and the teleseminar includes excerpts from the research and interviews I have done over the years with such fantastic and successful speakers as: Norman Vincent Peale, Dr. Ken Blanchard, Lou Holtz, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Elizabeth Dole, Les Brown, Vince Lombardi, Earl Nightengale, Brian Tracy, Art Linkletter, and many, many others.
Their ideas, and mine, with step -by-step strategies to get you through those first two years. What you need to do to make it in the speaking industry, how to keep from giving up, and what they would have differently if they had it to do over.
This Report is available as an ebook, for $12.99, or a printed version, spiral bound, for $14.99 plus $7 s/h, teleseminar is $49, and includes an audio tape of the event, and the 98 page e-book,.
In my first 3 years, I had to liquidate all of my savings, sell my house, borrow from my friends and relatives, and move into rented premises with my young family in order to continue giving seminars. Gradually, like a plane in a nose dive, I managed to pull up, level off, and begin to climb.
- Brian Tracy (from Secrets of Superstar Speakers,
ATTEND THE TELESEMINAR, and get the ebook and a tape of the event for free!
Table Of Contents
Overview Of What You Need To Do In Your First Two Years
ACHIEVE: Become A Success At Something!
Become A Success Financially
A Living Example
Tell Your Story - Personal Experience
Decide What Your Passion Is: What MUST You Speak About?
Become THE Expert On Your Passion
"Secrets" On How You Can Become an "Expert"
Where Paid Experts Find Knowledge
Learn To Use A Computer and A Word Processing Program
Study the People and Markets Who Want to Hear About Your Topic
Put Together a 20 Minute Speech
Create A Handout/Workbook On Your Computer Which You Can Edit Easily After Each Talk
Book YOURSELF About 200 Times For Free
Benefits of Non-Free Presentations
Look In These Places To Find Services Clubs
Who to Look for
More Ways To Give It Away And Profit!
WRITE and CREATE!
After Each Talk Re-Work Your Handout/Workbook
Newsletters as Products
Buyers are IMPRESSED When You Try to "Sell" Them Because
You Turn Off Clients During Sales Calls When
Expand Into Share The Gate: Public Seminars
Fill the Seats!
Who Will Share The Gate With You?
Create A Demo Tape
Dont Get A Video! Dont Create A Fancy Brochure
Dont Let The Day Get-Away!
Work Your Audiences For Referrals
Finding Spin Off In Your Audience
Rating Sheets To Increase Bookings
Join Associations Which Are Best for Bookings
Strategic Alliances and Partnerships: Share Leads and Support
Reasons to Consider a Lower Fee
Fee Schedules and Menu of Services
Checklist of What To Include In Your Fee Schedule
When To Raise Your Fees
Create Throw-Away Marketing Materials
Marketing Tips With The Big Three
One Sheets! Most Important, Least Expensive
Presentation Folders on a Budget
Testimonials and Letters of Recommendation
How To Get The Type of Photo You Need
Business Card Magic
Create A Professional Sounding Office
Where to Find Media Contacts
Get Your Articles Out Into the World!
How Did SUPERSTAR Speakers They Stay Motivated In The Lean Years?
Speaking Industry Survey Results: How Do You Keep From Giving Up?
If you were to start all over again as a speaker - knowing what you know now - what would you do differently?