Cutting Edge Insights To Take Your Voice
& Your Business To The Next Level

The Ultimate Guide To Video Email

Classic email restricts us to text, and words make up only a small portion of how we as humans communicate.

Using video in your emails is the next best thing to a face-to-face conversation. It gives you the power to convey that extra meaning and emotion in the messages you send and to put a face to your name.

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8 Keys to Growing a Great Facebook Community

Communities keep your customers engaged beyond the initial purchase of your product, and keep them coming back for more. Bringing new customers into your engaged community can turn a one-time purchaser into a brand promoter.

With some elbow grease, you can build a community that will signal boost your other marketing efforts and amplify your reach. It’s not a quick fix, but it’s one of the best investments you can make.

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How The Best Speakers Use Storytelling As A Business Growth Tool

The single most powerful tool to grow your business is storytelling. Ironically, in this world where technology offers us unlimited information, people are starved for true, authentic stories.

Your story is unique, and no matter who you are, you’ve got something in your story that can help people. Inside you, there is story that is relatable, shows who you are and speaks to universal emotions.

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Unstoppable outreach strategies that cut through the noise

Entrepreneurs today are obsessed with leveraging the latest digital tool to grow their businesses. Sites like Product Hunt launch new applications daily. Everyone with the promise to “double your revenue in a month” or reveal the latest “hack” to get more customers. This is especially true when it comes to outreach strategies. With all the automated tools, virtual assistants, and social media robots out there

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Tools We Use

“I’m just one person, I don’t have a team around me…” “I’m not very good with technology.” “I’m always on the road and don’t have time…” These are actual quotes we’ve heard from speakers we’ve met on the road and at our own events. They are desperate to scale their message beyond the stage but don’t feel they have the resources or knowledge. Let me

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How to Speak vs. How to Get PAID to Speak…

Breathe. Move around the stage. Stay loose. Connect with the audience. Speak up. I have seen a lot of speakers over the last 13 years. Some are really incredible and dynamic. Some are…OK (and some are flat out terrible). I have also met a lot of speaker coaches over the years. Everyone has their favorite speaker coach. I have mine, too, but I’m not going

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How I Built A Sales Team From Scratch

The phone was ringing incessantly… I rubbed my eyes and looked at the clock. 6:12 a.m. Who could be calling at 6:12 a.m.? I let it go to voicemail and rolled back over. Another call came at 6:31. And another at 6:45. Was this the new normal? My phone ringing around the clock? It was after 7 am in the Central time zone and people

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Why I Love Speakers (and Why I Always Will)…

I sat motionless. I knew that something had finally “clicked.” As the applause was dying down, I tried to discreetly wipe the tears that had pooled in my eyes. From my seat in the front row, I had the advantage of none of my students seeing how emotional I had become. I tried to gather myself before I turned to face them. I was in

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