Thursday, March 23, 2017

Lessons From a Back-of-the-Room Product Sales Expert

Our call with Michael Jeffrey's was a hit! Listen to some of the great on-air questions and actual pitch Michael gives during his own gigs to increase his speaking revenue using Back-of-the-Room sales tactics.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Luxury Travel for 10 Cents on the Dollar

Ever thought about making the most of your next speaking engagement? Coach Chris joins us in this episode to show us how he "Coaches the Deals" as a professional speaker to empower his audiences to live life luxuriously in travel and leisure for 10 cents on the dollar. Coach Chris provides the winning strategy, game plan, tips etc. to enable 1000s to save big money on all their travel related expenses. We'll be talking about the top 10 resources, apps, and newsletters for travel deals and so much more. Join us for an information packed interview!

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Attracting Corporate Sponsors in 2017

Linda Hollander is the CEO of Sponsor Concierge which helps businesses fund their companies with the awesome power of corporate sponsors. Linda has consulted with many large and small businesses to help them profit from the awesome power of corporate sponsors and has over 20 years of experience in business. Al Lapin, Jr., the founder of IHOP restaurants says, “If your goal is to be a success, Linda Hollander has paved the way for you.”

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Growing Your Speaking Empire with Multiple Streams of Income!

This SpeakerMatch teleseminar is designed for professional speakers, thought-leaders, authors and consultants that want to expand their digital footprint, attract new clients and gain an unfair competitive edge. Ford Saeks shares insider secrets to help you make money from YOUR expertise.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

The 6 Simple Steps to a Great Story: Live story critiques!

MICHAEL HAUGE is a Hollywood story expert, author and lecturer who consults with screenwriters, novelists, filmmakers, attorneys and public speakers throughout the world. He has coached writers, producers, stars and directors on projects for Tom Cruise, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts and Morgan Freeman, as well as for every major studio and network.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Grow Your Speaking Authority With A Podcast

In this episode with Ben Krueger, the Podcast Educator you'll learn the exact steps to leverage podcasting as a speaker to land more gigs, build an audience of raving fans, and position yourself as the #1 authority in your industry.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Using Direct Mail to Book Speaking Engagements in 2017

Learn how to to cut through the clutter and stand Out! Guest Travis Lee shares his tips and tricks of using 3D and Bulky Mail.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

How I Earned $250,000 From SpeakerMatch Bookings (And You Can Too)

Learn how international best-selling author and professional speaker, Patrick Snow, has booked and earned more than a quarter million dollars in revenue from SpeakerMatch over the last ten years. More importantly he will share exactly how he did it, and what strategies you can immediately implement to drive more revenue to your bank account.

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Dress your Way to Stage Success: What You Need to Know About How Your Image Impacts Your Audience

Texas-raised Ms. Verita understands the powerful results that image transformation can produce. At the age of 19, she was a six-figure income earner in a leading network marketing company with hundreds on her team. When that company went out of business, she made her transition into commercial real estate. At the age of 26, she was No. 1 in her field in the state of Nevada and retained this position for three years. She was responsible for closing over several million dollars in commercial real estate as a top earning business agent. Three years later in 2006, Ms. Verita launched Image Empowering, a full-service image consulting firm that connects speakers to their audience through image.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

What I Learned Writing, Delivering & Promoting a TED Talk Seen by FOUR MILLION People

Delivering a strong TED Talk is all about what you do BEFORE you take the stage, not when you take the stage. In this behind-the-scenes conversation, award-winning speaker, Josh Shipp shares specific ...

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Building a Bold Brand In a Busy Marketplace: 6 Strategies that Will Get You Booked and Keep Your Audience Hooked

Dave "The Sheff" Sheffield
Building a successful brand as a speaker isn't an option in today's competitive marketplace, it is a necessity. Whether you are new to the industry, or a seasoned pro; you will discover actionable ideas that will help you command attention for your brand, grow your business, and position yourself as an expert in the eyes of your target market. The right branding can open up speaking opportunities, media appearances, and lucrative partnerships that will help you create and enjoy a sustainable speaking career.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Reality TV Meets the Speaking Industry: Conversation with host of The Keynote

Delatorro L. McNeal II.
The Keynote reality television series was created to cultivate a cadre of motivators to confront the overwhelming trend of negative media and negative thinking. The show also gives viewers an intimate look at the speaking industry as 9 contestants vie for the top spot. First episode aired May 10 at 9 p.m. (EST). You can visit to watch episode 1.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

How to Electrify an Audience

There is nothing more exhilarating than the feeling of walking away from an audience knowing you just hit the mark with your presentation! It’s great connecting with the audience, feeling the energy in the room, and seeing the smiling faces and knowing you made a difference to improve their life and career. This interview with special guest, Patricia Fripp, will share proven methods to prepare successfully for your next speech and electrify your audience.

What Was Covered in This Interview:

  • Build rapport before you hit the stage
  • Know exactly how you will open and conclude your remarks
  • Focus your message based on the interests of your audience
  • Create a simple speech outline which is easy to remember
  • Include memorable stories and examples
  • Build rehearsal into your daily life

About Our Guest
Our guest is a good friend to SpeakerMatch and a popular favorite with our SpeakerMatch audience. Meetings and Conventions magazine named Patricia “One of the 10 most electrifying speakers in North America.” Kiplinger’s Personal Finance wrote that the sixth best investment in your career is to learn presentation skills from Patricia Fripp. After a successful career as an entrepreneur in the hairstyling industry Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE became a Hall of Fame keynote speaker, executive speech coach, and sales presentation skills expert. Patricia was the first female president–of the over 3,500-member National Speakers Association.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Grant Baldwin Uncensored: Speaker Contracts, Launching a Successful Podcast, and Managing A Chaotic Speaking Schedule

Join us as we pick the brain of consummate professional speaker, Grant Baldwin. We'll be diving deep into speaker contracts, learning how Grant took not just one, but two podcasts to the top of the iTunes charts, and gain insight on how a busy speaker manages a chaotic schedule while traveling, blogging, podcasting, and more.

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Attracting Corporate Sponsors in 2016

Our guest Linda Hollander, CEO of Sponsor Concierge, shares how you can make $10K to $100K from corporate sponsors, even if you’re just starting out.

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Marketing Your Way to Wealthy in 2016

What is the difference between speakers who are rocking the market place, and speakers who struggle? Our guest Jane Atkinson discusses how you can avoid the common mistakes and take advantage of techniques and tips that have helped many of her clients catapult to the top 3%.

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Cost Effective Tips to Improve Website Usability and Conversions

This teleseminar is designed to provide the SpeakerMatch community with information on how to improve their online presence through web design, SEO & PPC. Our guests Doug Dvorak and his partner Weston provide tips to website owners about owning, maintaining and marketing their website.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Finding, Creating & Delivering a World-Class Speech

Meeting planners start judging speakers the moment the the communication begins. This evaluation is most intense in the 60 to 90 minutes before the speech and the 60 to 90 minutes after the speech. The determination as to whether they ever refer you hinges on how you, the speaker, interacts, networks, and mingles during this period. This all inclusive conversation with our most requested guest, Patrick Snow, will not only provide you with strategies to find, create, and deliver a world class speech, but go in to detail about how you should spend your time during the pre and post speech that will cause planners to fall in love with you and happily refer you to their contacts. Make one wrong move and you may come off as an egotistical "ass" and lose the planner's goodwill forever. Join us as we go behind the scenes and look at what it really takes to secure the high-paid booking, get paid in full (months in advance), have the audience love your speech, and get numerous spin off referral speaking engagements. This call is one you will not want to miss.

What Was Covered in This Interview:

  • Patrick's Speech formula dissected
  • How you should spend your time during the pre and post speech
  • How long should you stay in the room after the speech
  • Strategies to get numerous spin off referral speaking engagements
  • How to stand out and get noticed
  • ...and so much more (seriously)

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Using Negotiation and Emotional Intelligence Strategies

Greg Williams, The Master Negotiator and Body Language Expert, has studied and practiced negotiation tactics and strategies for more than 30 years. He’s spent over 20 years studying the way body language can affect negotiation outcomes. As a member of the National Speakers Association and a professional speaker in his own right, Greg will share his insights on the subject of negotiation and body language and how it can help his fellow colleagues.

What Was Covered in This Interview:

  • How Emotional Intelligence plays into negotiation
  • Benefits of targeting prospects as it relates to negotiation
  • How a speaker can gain influence with a decision maker
  • How to get an edge on other speakers when competing for a gig
  • Strategies to maximize a speaking opportunity
  • How to increase back of the room sales
  • Why a speaker should never negotiate on price
  • When you have to compromise, what’s the best approach
  • What are the factors speakers should consider when assessing the gigs you'll accept

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

How to Know When You Are Ready to Partner with a PR Agency

If you've ever wondered about the inner workings of a PR agency and how they serve their clients this will be an eye opening interview with 30+ year veteran, Burke Allen.

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