22
Sep

How LaVonna Roth Lands Stages With Confidence And Focus

LaVonna Roth is the creator of Ignite Your Shine, an organization that is making an impact in education and corporate settings throughout the United States, particularly amongst women. Previously a teacher for 10 years, Roth used to lack the confidence necessary to speak in front of others. When she was asked to train other employees …

18
Sep

10 Steps To Book Your First 10 Stages This Month

Your first 10 stages are crucial for building your speaking career. There will be extra challenges landing stages when you first start out because you need to learn how to work with meeting planners, and you need to build up some social proof and promotional materials with these first stages.

In this post, we’ll share some quick action steps you can take to land your first speaking gigs, test out your talk and build out some social proof.

13
May

Inside the Mind of a Meeting Planner

Insights from 15 Industry Leaders on Making an Impression, Booking Stages, and Getting Invited Back Next Year Speakers are always asking us how to make a good impression with a meeting planner. How do you go from a total unknown to a booked speaker? Where should you invest your time when you’re just getting started? …

20
Apr

5 Steps to Great Brand Storytelling, with Chris Smith

Storytelling is critically important when giving a presentation, making a sale, or pitching your business idea – but how do you achieve great brand storytelling?

How do you make sure that your story is compelling, that other people will connect with it? How does your story relate to your brand?

11
Apr

Insights from 10 years of hosting live events from James Schramko

Schramko is hosting live events geared toward web marketers, looking to grow their businesses and create new opportunities for themselves.

“We give people a challenge – they can conquer a fear or try a bucket list item,” Schramko says. By the last day of the event, attendees have learned new skills, built up their confidence, and prepared to take on new challenges in their business life.