What Does Your Dream Business Look Like?

By Jane Atkinson

Having been working toward my dream business for nearly 30 years, it’s something that I think about often.   How often do you reflect on that question? When was the last time you really sat down to think about what your perfect day would look like tomorrow? A year from now? 5 years from now? Back when I was still working as an agent for speakers (in the early days when I still had a nighttime job […]

A Common Behaviour That May Stunt Your Business Growth

By Jane Atkinson

Today I want to talk about a common behavior that many business owners, including all of you speakers, run into. It involves having too many balls in the air. You know – too many projects, launches or other initiatives at the same time. While you may think these activities will grow your business, truth is it just may stunt your business growth! Here’s a perfect example of what I’m talking about. I had a coaching […]

The Mental Aspects of Pushing Past Seven Figures with Ryan Estis

By Jane Atkinson

If you’ve listened to The Wealthy Speaker Podcast in the past, chances are pretty good that you’ve heard me mention Ryan Estis.  Ryan is a long-time client of mine and has built a 7-figure speaking business from the ground up. Today we are so fortunate to have Ryan join us, to discuss mindset and how it’s helped him to become a huge success in the speaking world!  Ryan has been recognized as one of “the […]

4 Surefire Ways to Build Your Marketing List (and a Few Do’s and Don’ts)

By Jane Atkinson

Having direct conversations with both your existing and potential customers is still one of the best ways to grow your business. That’s why one of the most important marketing aspects of any business, including a speaking business, is to build your marketing list. Why is having a marketing list so important?  Well, the ability to email people who have raised their hand and asked to hear from you – SUBSCRIBERS – is one of the […]

3 Essentials to Raise Your Speaking Fee

By Jane Atkinson

As a speaking business coach, there are a lot of questions I get from speakers on the journey to grow their business. One of the most common: “How do I raise my speaking fee?” Before I jump right into the ‘how,’ take a minute and imagine this:  Before you is an audience of 5,000 people. You have them at hello and rock them all the way until close. As you exit the stage to thunderous […]