Growing Your Speaking Business with Mark LeBlanc

By Jane Atkinson

A successful speaking business doesn’t just happen, it’s a culmination of hard work, dedication and consistently putting strategies in place to grow and flourish over time.  On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we are thrilled to welcome legendary speaker Mark LeBlanc. Mark runs a speaking business based in Minneapolis. He conducts presentations (over one thousand) on how creating an extreme sliver of focus can put more money in your pocket as a business […]

[Podcast] How Do I Find an Agent or Hire a Coach?

By Jane Atkinson

Each episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast features a guest star in the speaking industry…someone who is ready to share knowledge about their specific area of expertise, whether it is marketing your speaking business, booking more gigs, perfecting your presentation, or something else. This week I decided to try something a little different. The featured expert in Episode 54 is none other than myself! In Episode 54 of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, I share wisdom […]

Hiring That Elusive Speaker’s Agent

By Jane Atkinson

The irony of the speaking world is that although speakers want gigs, most don’t feel comfortable selling themselves. They would rather hand that particular part of the business to someone else by hiring a speaker’s agent. My first exposure to this aspect of the speaking business came at the age of 25 when I got my first job as a speaker’s agent. Today, I still receive calls and emails each week from speakers who want […]