My Interview on NBC News West Virginia

Our national media campaign for How Money Works: Stop Being s Sucker continued this week in West Virginia on NBC-TV. In the 6-months since it’s release, the book has sold over 300,000 copies. Our goal for 2020, pre-pandemic, was 1,000,000 copies sold. With all the interest in the book from the media, we may still...

My Interview on FOX News in Toledo, Ohio

Our national media campaign to promote financial literacy in America continued today with my interview on FOX News in Toledo, Ohio. Our new book, How Money Works, (co-authored w/Tom Mathews) has now sold over 300,000 copies, making it the best selling book on personal finance so far in 2020. Here’s the interview in its entirety....

Why Speaker’s Should Mount a National Media Campaign

Since 2009, I’ve been doing between 50-250 interviews in the press every year, including op-eds, articles and features. This has kept me and my books in the public eye and has been a large contributor to my success as an author/speaker. Right now, during this COVID-19 craziness, is the best time to mount your own...

How Speaker’s Become Thought Leaders

Speakers are thought leaders, and that means part of our job is to study and keep up with the people and events that shape the world. One of those people is the late philosopher/novelist, Ayn Rand, author of the 1957 classic Atlas Shrugged. This work became one for the most successful novels of the 20th...

Speaking Business vs. Speaking Job

Do you have a speaking business or a speaking job? Most speakers have a speaking job, but they think its a business! A business pays you when you sleep, while a job only pays when you’re there. The wealthiest speakers build a business from speaking. In the age of disruption, this is more important than...

Speaker’s Practice Schedule

Professional athletes practice every day. So do professional musicians, actors, singers, guitar players, jugglers, magicians, etc. But what about professional speakers? The top speakers practice every day, but many middle of the road speakers don’t. New and emerging speakers spend more time worrying about marketing themselves than they do on building world-class speaking skills. Many...

Want to Speak in Atlanta?

The Georgia Speaker’s Bureau will be hosting the Bill Gove Speech Workshop, which trains speakers in professional level keynote speech writing and delivery skills, on May 18-20, 2018 at the Bona Allen Mansion, near Atlanta. This workshop is designed to help you develop the skills and strategies necessary to qualify for representation in the bureau...

Speaking in the Media

Getting in the media can catapult your speaking career, yet very few speakers understand this. Being interviewed on TV, radio, and in print gives you and your message a level of credibility that is difficult to get in any other way. In just the past 72 hours, I’ve been interviewed on TV, radio and in...

How To Make Money Selling Books

After writing 10 books over the course of my speaking career, one of the questions I get asked most often is “How do you make money on books?” The average speaker sells 250 copies of their books. The rest end up in the garage with the lawn mower and the rakes. Obviously you must write...

Your 2018 Speaker’s Plan?

There are only 30 days left in 2017. Have you started your 2018 business plan? Watch this video to help you get started.