Speaker Marketing Training July 12, 2014

Join me on Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan (40 miles outside Detroit) for my presentation to the Michigan Chapter of the National Speakers Association. Watch this short video for details. You can purchase tickets at www.nsamichigan.org/steve_seibold/  

What’s the Purpose of Your Speech?

This is one of the most important questions you must answer as a professional speaker, because it will determine what you can charge and who will pay. Watch this short video I taped after speaking in Tallahassee, Florida, and I’ll look forward to your comments. Watch on YouTube

Speakers: Please Read/Watch

Your dream of sharing your message with the world is most likely only a few good decisions away. Unfortunately, most speakers never make them. They buy into the speakers “get rich quick philosophy”, write bad books no one will buy or begin calling themselves professional speakers without formal training. The speaking industry is littered with...

Daily Life of a Top Professional Speaker

Wherever I speak in the world, people ask the same question: “What is the daily life of a top professional speaker?” Watch this short video I shot last week in the middle of an April snowstorm in Utah. The snow is coming down so hard I could barely talk! Watch on YouTube

Professional Speaker Flexibility

The life of a professional speaker is constantly changing. Our corporate clients are hoarding cash, reinventing themselves and doing their best to operate in a chaotic, unpredictable business environment. In order for us to thrive in this new climate, we need to be flexible and full of ideas. Watch this short video I taped during...

John Travolta’s Speaking Mistake at the Oscars

I just arrived back in Florida after attending the Oscars, and I’m still shocked that a movie star of John Travolta’s caliber and experience would make such a simple mistake in front of a billion people watching around the world. Watch this short video I taped in Hollywood yesterday morning and I’ll look forward to...

Greatest Oscar-Winning Speech

I’m headed to Hollywood to attend the 86th Annual Academy Awards this Sunday, March 2, and I’ve been thinking about the greatest speeches ever delivered in Oscar-winning movies. I’ve selected one from acting legend Michael Douglass, whom I had the honor of walking the Red Carpet with at last year’s Academy Awards. Watch this short...

The Speaker Branding Myth

The speaking business is ripe with marketing myths, the latest of which is the idea that professional speakers can brand themselves. A few years ago I suffered through a painful session at the National Speakers Association’s CSP/CPAE meeting in Dallas listening to a branding expert trying to persuade us that it was possible to brand...

Wanted: Speaker Apprentice

I’m scouring the world for my next professional speaker apprentice. If your dream is to get your message out to millions of people around the world, I can show you how to do it. Watch this short video on the opportunity, and if you’re interested view the 30-minute Webinar located at this address: www.steveontv.com/apprentice/  

Is The Speaking Business Struggling?

The great recession has changed the speaking business forever. The number of successful speakers has shifted and the majority of the money is coming primarily from one market. Watch this short video I taped after being interviewed on the Morning Show in San Diego, for my new book, FAT LOSER! Watch on YouTube