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How to Land Speaking Sponsorships with Julie Austin

How many times have you been told “I’m so sorry, we don’t pay our speakers”?  Too many times, I’m sure. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome Julie Austin who is here to talk about where and how to find the sponsors so you can turn the non-paying gig into one that pays and gets you on the stage.

Julie is an award-winning author, inventor, futurist, and innovation keynote speaker. She’s an internationally known thought leader on the topic of innovation, and CEO of the consulting firm Creative Innovation Group.

Create intellectual property, it’s like selling air.
– Julie Austin

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Highlights you won’t want to miss:

  • Why Julie started looking for sponsors.  [0:50]
  • Your sponsorship doesn’t have to be local.  [7:15]
  • Finding the sponsors and making it worth their while.  [12:35]
  • Reverse engineering the sponsorship.  [19:45]
  • Should the speaker be the sponsor?  [24:35]
  • The story of Julie’s invention.  28.50

Julie’s patented product, swiggies, wrist water bottles, have been a NASDAQ product of the year semi-finalist and are currently sold in 24 countries. Julie and her products have appeared on The Today Show, The Queen Latifa Show, HGTV, Lifetime, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX News and the Wall Street Journal, along with dozens of TV shows, magazines and radio shows around the world. 

Her new book “The Money Garden: How to Plant the Seeds for a Lifetime of Income” is currently available on Amazon.

If you could use some great ideas to help out when there’s just no money in the budget, you simply can’t afford to miss this episode!

I hope you’ll download and learn.

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