5 Lessons Learned Building My New Website

By Jane Atkinson

I recently launched a fully redesigned website. Since you are a business owner who has likely gone through this process once or twice before, I’m sure you can sympathize with the pain and stress I went through to bring this new project to a close. It was, to say the least, a challenge. And at moments, it was not much fun. But we made it through! For those of you who are planning to either […]

Understanding Speaking Fees and How Much You Should Get Paid to Speak

By Jane Atkinson

Time and time again in my webinars and mastermind groups, a common question arises: “How much should I get paid to speak,” or “How do I know how to set my speaking fees?” Most often, my answer is “it depends.” It depends on the person, the situation, the expertise and the talent of the speaker. This question got our team thinking that perhaps we might map it out for you in a way that will both […]

Understanding What Decision Makers Want from Professional Keynote Speakers

By Jane Atkinson

As a professional speaker, you will spend a lot of time thinking about your speech, your business and how to perfect your craft. Here’s why that matters. What Decision Makers Want from Professional Keynote Speakers Before you can understand what an event decision maker wants from you – the keynote speaker candidate – you need to understand who they are and what their process is. Let me walk you through what that might look like […]

The Importance of Daily Habits to Become a Successful Speaker

By Jane Atkinson

Daily habits. Not the most glamorous topic, but an important one for anyone building a speaking business. Why? Because developing the daily habits that put you in front of buyers on a regular basis, fearlessly planting seeds, or asking for business from past clients cannot be overstated. So, let’s look at the importance of daily habits to become a successful speaker. If you aren’t continually asking for the business, then you are putting yourself in […]

So You Wanna Get Paid to Speak

By Jane Atkinson

You’ve arrived here at the doorstep of The Wealthy Speaker community, and I’m guessing you’d like to know some secrets on how to get paid to speak (or how to get paid more to speak). Am I right? Well, you’re in luck! Sharing how you can build and grow a speaking business so you can book more gigs at higher fees is what we do! Let’s start by exploring the 3 Ds to getting paid […]