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 […]

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 […]

Delivering the Epic Keynote with Joel Weldon

By Jane Atkinson

The most important part of being a speaker is your keynote! It will make or break you in this business, so you want to construct and deliver an epic speech every single time you hit the platform.  On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we are so fortunate to be joined by one of the greatest stage performers in this industry…Hall of Fame speaker, Joel Weldon! For over 40 years Joel has been one […]

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 […]