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#SpeakerSuccessTip: How to get Testimonials that Grab Attention

Let’s talk testimonials and client logos! How to get them, how to use them, and how to look for the best ones. Every speaker has what I would call good speaker testimonials saying, ‘oh you were so awesome’. We know that those are a dime a dozen. So what we’re looking for in our testimonials

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Mindset of Booking Larger Fees

It’s the start of a new year, and there’s no better time to start thinking about growth and making 2023 our best year yet. A big part of that can be related to our income. When was the last time you raised your booking fees? Today we’re talking about the mindset of booking large fees.

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: What’s Changed in Speaking?

When thinking about the Wealthy Speaker 3.0 and writing it, one of the key first ideas was “what’s changed in speaking?” Since I wrote the very first version of that book it’s been a pretty dramatic change over the course of 30 years in the speaking business. Everything has changed. The way that we sell

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: You Don’t Want to Miss This!

I’m in the throes of writing The Wealthy Speaker 3.0 and I cannot wait for you all to see it. But I’ve been getting questions like…  ‘Hey Jane, I already read the original Wealthy Speaker’.  ‘I already read 2.0. should I still get The Wealthy Speaker 3.0?  And the answer is an undeniable… Yeah! Yes!

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Dream List

Do you have a dream list? A dream list is an identification of 10 to 50 organizations that you want to speak to. I talk more about this is the week’s Speaker Success Tip video below. It could be corporate or it could be associations, you know big conferences that you would like to speak

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: What’s Your Money Story?

Have you given any thought to what your money story is? What is it that you grew up believing about money? About how to make money? About successful people, and about rich people? In some people’s households, rich people were evil, and money was always scarce. What was the story you grew up with? My

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Keep Commitments to Yourself

I wanted to talk to you today about getting things done and keeping your commitments to yourself. How important it is that when we put something on our schedule, that we keep that commitment to ourselves. Watch below to hear more about the power of commitment.  https://vimeo.com/756515081/f971b43b04 Sometimes it’s not that easy, there are so

READ MORE

Bookstore Blowout Sale!

You’ve heard me talking about all of the things that we are evaluating in our business over here at the Wealthy Speaker School. And the next thing up for evaluation is book sales and how we fulfill book sales. I’ll tell you all about it in my short video below. We are not going to

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Sometimes you just need to take a break

You know that saying, we do things this way because that’s the way we’ve always done them. Well let me tell you what I learned on my summer vacation this year. We actually stopped doing everything, and we really wanted to take it to the ground. Not burn it to the ground, it wasn’t painful,

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Focus Your Attention on Intention

There is no doubt in my mind that, at some point in the future, I will offend someone. And the truth is, you will too.  I can be certain of this for three reasons. We live in a hyper-sensitive world. None of us are perfect. Eventually, at some point, we’ll put our foot in our

READ MORE
4 Keys to Getting that Book Written 1200 x 1200

4 Keys to Getting that Book Written

As I begin the journey into my sixth book, The Wealthy Speaker 3.0 (a complete re-write), I’ve been thinking about how beneficial writing a book is. Some of you already have books under your belt and may be thinking, “Should I? Shouldn’t I?” for the next one. (Spoiler alert: I’d say, “Go for it!”)  Some

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Create a Social Media Filter

As a speaker, it’s a wonderful idea to build your social media presence.  Doing so will help you promote your brand and give potential clients an extra avenue to learn about you and your work. But, depending on what you post, it can also backfire. Nearly everything is divisive today, so you never know if

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: How to get Testimonials that Grab Attention

Let’s talk testimonials and client logos! How to get them, how to use them, and how to look for the best ones. Every speaker has what I would call good speaker testimonials saying, ‘oh you were so awesome’. We know that those are a dime a dozen. So what we’re looking for in our testimonials

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Mindset of Booking Larger Fees

It’s the start of a new year, and there’s no better time to start thinking about growth and making 2023 our best year yet. A big part of that can be related to our income. When was the last time you raised your booking fees? Today we’re talking about the mindset of booking large fees.

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: What’s Changed in Speaking?

When thinking about the Wealthy Speaker 3.0 and writing it, one of the key first ideas was “what’s changed in speaking?” Since I wrote the very first version of that book it’s been a pretty dramatic change over the course of 30 years in the speaking business. Everything has changed. The way that we sell

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: You Don’t Want to Miss This!

I’m in the throes of writing The Wealthy Speaker 3.0 and I cannot wait for you all to see it. But I’ve been getting questions like…  ‘Hey Jane, I already read the original Wealthy Speaker’.  ‘I already read 2.0. should I still get The Wealthy Speaker 3.0?  And the answer is an undeniable… Yeah! Yes!

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Dream List

Do you have a dream list? A dream list is an identification of 10 to 50 organizations that you want to speak to. I talk more about this is the week’s Speaker Success Tip video below. It could be corporate or it could be associations, you know big conferences that you would like to speak

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: What’s Your Money Story?

Have you given any thought to what your money story is? What is it that you grew up believing about money? About how to make money? About successful people, and about rich people? In some people’s households, rich people were evil, and money was always scarce. What was the story you grew up with? My

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Keep Commitments to Yourself

I wanted to talk to you today about getting things done and keeping your commitments to yourself. How important it is that when we put something on our schedule, that we keep that commitment to ourselves. Watch below to hear more about the power of commitment.  https://vimeo.com/756515081/f971b43b04 Sometimes it’s not that easy, there are so

READ MORE

Bookstore Blowout Sale!

You’ve heard me talking about all of the things that we are evaluating in our business over here at the Wealthy Speaker School. And the next thing up for evaluation is book sales and how we fulfill book sales. I’ll tell you all about it in my short video below. We are not going to

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Sometimes you just need to take a break

You know that saying, we do things this way because that’s the way we’ve always done them. Well let me tell you what I learned on my summer vacation this year. We actually stopped doing everything, and we really wanted to take it to the ground. Not burn it to the ground, it wasn’t painful,

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Focus Your Attention on Intention

There is no doubt in my mind that, at some point in the future, I will offend someone. And the truth is, you will too.  I can be certain of this for three reasons. We live in a hyper-sensitive world. None of us are perfect. Eventually, at some point, we’ll put our foot in our

READ MORE
4 Keys to Getting that Book Written 1200 x 1200

4 Keys to Getting that Book Written

As I begin the journey into my sixth book, The Wealthy Speaker 3.0 (a complete re-write), I’ve been thinking about how beneficial writing a book is. Some of you already have books under your belt and may be thinking, “Should I? Shouldn’t I?” for the next one. (Spoiler alert: I’d say, “Go for it!”)  Some

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Are You Listening When Your Market Speaks?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Create a Social Media Filter

As a speaker, it’s a wonderful idea to build your social media presence.  Doing so will help you promote your brand and give potential clients an extra avenue to learn about you and your work. But, depending on what you post, it can also backfire. Nearly everything is divisive today, so you never know if

READ MORE
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