Will 2020 Be Your Best Speaking Year Ever?

By Jane Atkinson

It’s a part of my DNA to always be striving for improvement. I just can’t help it! How about you? Are you always thinking about the next steps and how to improve? Are you wondering if 2020 will be your best speaking year ever? This time of the year offers a great opportunity as we are taking some time off with the family to be thinking about what we want next in our business… and […]

The Secret Tool for Booking More Speaking Gigs

By Jane Atkinson

One of the most important aspects of building a successful speaking business is remembering that our success is built on the relationships we build. How we approach new prospects and nurture the relationship will determine if we will ever get a ‘Yes’ from them. Your ability to build strong relationships will be the secret formula for securing more speaking gigs and growing your speaking business! Building Relationships that Secure More Speaking Gigs When we reach […]

The Ins and Outs of Working with a Speakers Bureau to Build Your Speaking Business

By Jane Atkinson

A common area I see many people working to build their speaking business explore is working with a speakers bureau to get more gigs. While for some, this can prove to be highly effective, it isn’t for every speaker. Today I’m going to share the ins and outs of working with a speakers bureau so you can determine if it’s right for you. Is Working with a Speakers Bureau Right for My Speaking Business? The […]

Using Alexa Flash Briefings to Boost Your Speaking Business with Jeff Smith

By Jane Atkinson

Jeff Smith aka The Alexa Guy is with us to explain what Alexa Flash Briefings are and how to make them work for you and grow your speaking business. Jeff Smith creates Alexa skills for companies, entrepreneurs, coaches and speakers to help them engage with their followers on a daily basis.  In December of 2017, Jeff began developing Alexa Flash Briefings for a few friends. They were so amazing at building and engaging a new […]

Marketing is Not One Size Fits All

By Jane Atkinson

One of the most interesting people I’ve ever met is Ken Salyer. He’s a doctor, a craniofacial surgeon and travels the world with his foundation WorldCF helping children and changing lives. He is also a wonderful speaker whose story includes being a young surgeon in Dallas when President John F. Kennedy was brought in after being shot. Imagine trying to save the President’s life and watching Jackie Kennedy as she spends her last moments with her […]