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 […]

Making it Easy for Speakers Bureaus to Book You with Gina Davilla

By Jane Atkinson

Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by The Wealthy Speaker Focus 40 Session.  Spend 40 minutes with Jane by phone or Skype to discuss your strategy. Whether you need help with positioning, choosing your lane or a website makeover, this will be time well spent.  Click the link for a very special one-time only price! On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about how to make sure […]

3 Strategies for Getting Speakers’ Bureaus to Notice You

By Jane Atkinson

Ah… the elusive Speakers’ Bureau. Why aren’t they calling? Why aren’t they sitting up and taking notice of the fabulous work you are doing in your field? Well, let me explain why and give you a little insight into their world by sharing a few facts that you may not be aware of: Most bureaus get between 20-50 emails a day from speakers. One bureau estimated that over the course of a year his agency […]

Fee integrity, what up with that?

By Jane Atkinson

My client is a talented, hilarious speaker. She worked her butt off for years doing the crappy speaking gigs for $250 in bad venues. She paid her dues. Now she’s earning $2500 per engagement but her local bureau wants to list her at $4000. (Cause she’s good.) But here’s the rub, if a client called her directly she would not feel comfortable quoting $4K. She’s just not $4K confident yet. So what does she do? […]