Understanding Speaking Fees and How Much You Should Get Paid to Speak

By Jane Atkinson

Time and time again in my webinars and mastermind groups, a common question arises: “How much should I get paid to speak,” or “How do I know how to set my speaking fees?” Most often, my answer is “it depends.” It depends on the person, the situation, the expertise and the talent of the speaker. This question got our team thinking that perhaps we might map it out for you in a way that will both […]

Are You Ready For Your Greatness?

By Jane Atkinson

At the beginning of his speaking career, one of my clients, Roger, wasn’t quite ready to step into the spotlight of greatness. He thought he had some good ideas and he knew he had some skill, but the confidence hadn’t really kicked in yet. The day that Roger made a declaration that he was indeed a big stage keynote speaker everything changed. Roger’s mind caught up with his desires. So much about what we do […]

Survey Results: Are you Happy with your Fees?

By Jane Atkinson

Well, the survey’s are in and here’s the overall result: People are not happy with their fees! Only 18% of those surveyed reported getting their full fee most of the time. Nearly 70% said “I think I can do better” when it comes to getting their full fee and only 10% said they were happy with their fees.   Only 10% are satisfied. What does that tell us? We’ve got some work to do to help […]

[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 […]

[Podcast ] Q&A with Jen McDonough, Get Paid to Speak

By Jane Atkinson

In this foundational episode,  listen to the Q&A with Jen McDonough, Get Paid to Speak. We field some of the most frequently asked questions from new and emerging speakers. Jane tackles picking a lane, speaking fees, what you should have on your website, the ready-aim-fire approach. Jane also talks about what to do with the little green man on your shoulder (it will make sense when you listen, we promise!) Topics Discussed: :32 What was […]