Professional Speakers: Starting Over

If you’ve struggled to get your professional speaking career off the ground, or you’re not happy with your current level of success in the business, don’t feel bad. You’re in the majority. This is a VERY tough business. While it’s possible to make it, it can be quite a challenge. Most of the 3,000 plus...

Professional Speakers: Study History

Professional speakers, at the highest level, are seen as thought leaders. That means we need to be one step ahead of our audiences in as many areas as possible. The lessons that can be drawn from history is a great place to start, and the more you know about history, the better. Watch this short...

Professional Speaking Career Opportunity

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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 [media id=152]

Last Chance for Speakers

On May 31-June 1, 2014, I’m going to conduct one final speaker marketing seminar for the people who’ve been begging me to do it for years. This 2-day program will be an intense, content heavy program where I’ll share everything I’ve learned during my 18-years in this business. I’ve kept the price extremely low so...

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 [media id=143]...

Million Dollar Speaker Seminar Tickets

If you’re ready to break through in the speaking business in 2014, join me for this special, one-time, one-day program that will detail exactly how to build a 6-7 figure career as a professional speaker. Watch this short video and visit www.milliondollarspeakerseminar.com for more information and tickets. [media id=142]

FREE Professional Speakers Book Offer

Minneapolis-based author/speaker Elliot Saltzman has penned the most direct, honest, and factual book ever written on what it really takes to make it in the speaking business, and I want to offer you a FREE ebook copy. The book is called How to Become a Million Dollar Professional Speaker. This book examines the nitty-gritty, good,...

Public Speakers Debate

As a high-paid personality speaker, you’re going to be debating fellow experts onstage and in the media. This is something I do dozens of times every year, and it’s an important skill to develop. Watch this short video I taped before debating Dr. Cathleen London from Yale University today on FOX News. This one strategy...

How to Set International Speaking Fees

If you’re speaking internationally, you want to be sure you charge enough to cover the additional travel time and personal “wear and tear” on your mind and body. I’ve delivered speeches all over the world and enjoyed it, but it’s physically and emotionally taxing and you need to be compensated for it. Be sure your...