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 […]

Picking Your Lane in Your Speaking Business

By Jane Atkinson

The question does come up quite frequently, “How do I pick my lane?”, a.k.a., “How do I figure out what speaking topic to be known for?” Some of you might have this nailed, and some of you might not. Whether or not you do, this is a good process to go through to make sure you’re still in line with your topics. The reason someone might want to pick their lane is simple – to […]

What is Your Sales Superpower?

By Jane Atkinson

I hired Ed Tate to come and deliver presentations skills training for my live event in February and boy did he deliver.  When talking about knowing our strengths, one of the terms he used was “superpower” and it got me wondering….. What’s your sales superpower? One of my clients, Generations Expert, Amanda Hammett, was busting her butt day after day reaching out to people from behind her computer.  She was making the odd cold call […]