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 […]

Four Steps to Add Coaching to Your Speaking Business

By Jane Atkinson

So, you want to be a coach? Let’s look at four steps you can follow to add coaching to your speaking business. Many of my clients are adding coaching to their mix of offerings. Personally,  I think it’s a great idea. Coaching between speaking engagements is a great way to bring in additional income to your business. Many of my clients are drawn into coaching because they’re very good at their expertise. Therefore, the coaching […]

3 Tips for Hiring a Coach

By Jane Atkinson

I have had amazing coaches. And I’ve had coaches that really didn’t live up to the hype. One seemed to have dropped off the planet at the end of a mastermind that I paid pretty big bucks to attend. But, even in that situation, I was forced to stop and think about my business on a regular basis – and that was beneficial. [Tweet “When we press pause on the busy day-to-day, working IN our […]

What Your Website Says About Your Personality

By Jane Atkinson

Many of you will be thinking about putting together some new marketing and a new website for 2014. I asked Elisabeth Crane to write a guest blog post on that topic and I think you’ll enjoy this. The modern consumer is looking for more from a business than just a product. More and more, people expect their favorite brands to deliver unique experiences that elicit an emotional response. Creating this experience on your business website […]