The Things Nobody Tells You About Speaking with Grant Baldwin

By Jane Atkinson

Today we are taking a deep dive into some things that are rarely discussed before going into the speaking business.  I am joined by Grant Baldwin who is a nationally known speaker, podcaster, and author who has helped thousands of people start and build their own speaking business through his Booked and Paid to Speak Training Course. Grant and I have both worked for many years training speakers on how to build a profitable and […]

Speaking Business Success Strategies Part 1: The Emerging Speaker

By Jane Atkinson

When you’ve been around an industry for over 30 years, like I have, it is easy to spot and empathize with people who are going through growing pains. As a professional speaker, it is a part of the journey from speaking for free to earning 6 or 7 figures. Working through (and past) growing pains is much easier if you are able to put in place the right speaking business success strategies. I’ve been fortunate […]

Get Paid to Speak: 3 Keys to Getting Started

By Jane Atkinson

Many of our blog posts are for people who speak for a living. However, what if you are just getting started? Here are a few key ideas for those of you who have a desire to become a professional speaker and need to know the first steps to get started. For you seasoned speakers, these ideas can be used as a refresher checklist and something to share with emerging speakers who reach to you for help. Pick […]