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Here are the basics. If you want to get paid to speak, these are the three basic steps you want to take: 1. Have content that matches the needs of your intended audience. This is a big problem with writers and speakers – they have not crafted a message that is new, different, better or […]

By Wendy Keller, Literary Agent and Professional Speaker Speaking can be your best marketing strategy ever! Here are the three best ways to make money as a speaker: Speak for free, but convert a hefty percentage of every audience into customers, clients, patients or customers. How This Works: People buy from people they like and […]

By Wendy Keller, Literary Agent and Professional Speaker Some “regular people”* speakers can attract $15,000, $25,000, even $30,000 or more for the same 45 minutes of speaking time that others are lucky get just a few hundred bucks for. * = speakers who are not celebrities, famous athletes, presidents, etc. Basically, people like you and […]

By Wendy Keller, Literary Agent and Professional Speaker Are You Ready? The most common question beginning speakers ask me is, “How do I get someone to hire me to speak?” Honestly, the answer to that question is pretty simple: Promote Yourself. The very idea of having to promote yourself is one that makes most new […]

By Wendy Keller, Literary Agent and Professional Speaker Want to grow your consulting business faster? Consider speaking engagements. Whether you get paid to speak or decide to speak for free, this highly effective marketing strategy can attract as many consulting engagements as you can handle. If you’re willing to stand in front of a room […]

By Wendy Keller, Literary Agent and Professional Speaker It’s easy to find places that will let you come in and speak for free. But how do you turn public speaking into a career move – one that makes you money? There’s an unending need for knowledge in the world.  If you’ve got something to say […]

By Wendy Keller, Literary Agent and Professional Speaker Got something interesting and valuable to say? Want to share it with the world? Could speaking grow your business, your reputation or your brand? If you fancy yourself getting paid to give speeches, here are TEN important questions that will help you get your goal faster. What […]

By Wendy Keller, Literary Agent and Public Speaker Got something interesting, valuable or meaningful to say to the world? Good for you! You have decided to add “paid speaking” to your list of accomplishments.  You have an idea for a speech – or maybe even a speech written. Now what? How do you find the people who […]

By Wendy Keller, Literary Agent Got something interesting and valuable to say? Want to share it with the world? Could speaking grow your business, your reputation or your brand? If you fancy yourself getting paid to give speeches, here are TEN important questions that will help you get your goal faster. What will other people […]

By Wendy Keller, Senior Literary Agent   How would your business grow if journalists were calling to interview you?  What difference would it make to your stature in your industry if you were to become the third-party verified expert?  How many more qualified customers would you attract if you gave the world a sneak peek into […]