R.I.P. Professional Speaking Business 1958-2019

This is really going to upset a lot of my old friends at the National Speakers Association. Regardless, this is the truth: It’s over. The professional speaking business, the heart of which has been speaker’s selling information via long-play records, cassette tapes, CD’s, videos, DVD’s and digital links, is officially DEAD. It was destroyed through...

How Will Speakers Get Paid in the Future?

Like many professions, the speaking business is in the midst of massive disruption. The audios, videos and information we used to sell is now available online 24/7, for free. The days of earning passive income, back of room sales and huge public seminars are over. Speakers that recognize this and adjust to the change will...

Fee-Paid Speaking: The Next Disruption

The professional speaking business has been massively disrupted in the past few years. Selling audio/video programs is now a relic of the past, costing speakers millions in revenue and profits. Yet the next disruption will be even bigger, and threatens to shake the entire profession to its core. The biggest victim may be the National...

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#1 Speaker Marketing Tool

The best way to get booked as a speaker is through a constant stream of referrals, but the best pro active marketing tool is a demo video. It doesn’t need to be a Hollywood production, but it needs to show your best…at least for a few minutes. Watch this short video post (5-minutes) and then...

Are You Exciting? (Onstage)

There are lots of public speakers. Teachers, politicians, clergy, etc. Many people make there living onstage. The difference that separates the good from the great is their ability to entertain and excite an audience. Teaching and training are basic skills that millions of people have the talent to acquire. Entertaining an audience for an extended...

$1M Loss in Speaking

Over the past 5 years, the professional speaking industry has experienced major disruption. The 7-figure passive sales of audio/video albums that many of us earned has been relegated to the dust bin of history. Like in the music industry, YouTube and other FREE channels give away the content that made some of us millionaires. The...

Toughest Business

Professional speaking is a tough business. It spits people out faster than anything I’ve ever seen, yet internet marketers love to tell people how easy it is, even when they’ve never been paid a fee to deliver a speech. I’ve watched this for over 20 years, and people still buy into it as much as...

Speech Structure

How do you structure a paid, professional speech? Ask 100 of the highest paid speakers and you’ll get 100 different answers. Speech writing is an art. That being said, Bill Gove, the father of the industry, taught me his best secrets. I share one in this short video that’s helped me earn over $15 million...

Speaker’s Deadly Mistake

Back in 1996, Bill Gove, the 85-year old father of professional speaking, told me about the one mistake most speakers make that holds them back from ever reaching their potential. I took what he told me to heart, and it catapulted my career. Watch this short video (3 minutes) and make sure you don’t fall...