Increase Your Profits Using Contextual Models with Neen James

By Jane Atkinson

Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by The Emerging Speakers Business Booster FREE Webinar on how to accelerate your speaking business and position yourself as an expert to get paid what you are worth … even if you have no clue how to get booked! Listen and learn about positioning yourself as an expert in your field, marketing and creating your products. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we […]

Speaking: The Best Profession in the World

By Jane Atkinson

Two thirds of North Americans are unhappy in their jobs. It’s hard to believe that we (professional speakers) get paid to talk. True story! In the case of many of my clients, $5K, $10K or even $20K for one hour of their time!  Sure, there is a responsibility that goes with this, and we know that travel has become a giant headache. But it’s hard for me to complain – this is a unique place to […]

3 Tips for Seasoned Speakers PLUS February 2 Teleclass

By Jane Atkinson

You’ve been around the block. You’ve seen many things come and go from our industry.  Perhaps you’ve been through business ups, business downs, stage bombs, reinvention, burnout….and back again. So what’s next?  How do you kick 2015 into gear?  Here are 3 tips for Becoming A Category of One in 2015: 1.  REINVENTION, A MUST.  If two or more years have passed and you haven’t updated your brand, your message or your marketing, you might […]

[Podcast] Catapulting Fees with Joe Calloway

By Jane Atkinson

Catapult Your Speaking Business Fees In this episode, Jane interviews Hall of Fame speaker, and author, Joe Calloway. Even though he’s already had a massively successful speaking career, Joe keeps looking for ways to push himself. Joe talks about some of what he’s done recently to supercharge his content and separate himself from his competition. Jane and Joe also discuss when it’s the right time to raise your speaking fees and how speakers can create […]

Are You Stuck in Your Business Model?

By Jane Atkinson

Back in 1992 when I entered the speaking business, things felt much less complicated. I worked with a speaker who was a leadership expert.  We worked the ‘call-send-call’ process to book speeches and workshops.  And she had a book which we used to leverage her expertise. We didn’t offer consulting, teleseminars, membership clubs, webinars or podcasts.  There was no such thing as Facebook, Twitter, Technorati, Digg or Flickr.  Yet, we doubled our business every year. […]