How to Triple Your income in 12 Months

25 years ago I went from earning $40,000 per year to $182,000 in 12 months, all from a single skill I learned, practiced and implemented. The following 12 months I earned over $300,000, and the next year over $500,000. In my early thirties I became financially independent from this one skill that few people understand...

SPEAKERS: Don’t Make This Social Media Mistake

Social Media has become an absolute phenomenon all over the world. Some people see it as a positive technological advancement, while others believe it’s doing irreparable damage to society. Either way, one thing is for certain: social media is here to stay. This is why it’s critical for Professional Speakers to use it effectively, without...

#1 Reason Professional Speakers FAIL

This is the most overlooked area of the becoming a professional, fee-paid speaker. This is the reason so few speaker training companies advertise in this area. New speakers assume it’s not important, and yet it’s the single most important aspect of the becoming a successful speaker. Maybe the best example is how little attention is...

How to Become a Highly Paid Professional Speaker

Professional Speaking is arguably the highest paid profession in the world. Outside of being a public celebrity, professional athlete, movie star, Fortune 500 CEO, or rock star, where can you earn $10, $20, or $30 thousand dollars per hour? It’s a wonderful profession where you can help people all over the world become more successful....

Bill Gove Speech Club Launches Worldwide

If you’re an aspiring or emerging professional speaker, or you’re ready to increase your speaking fees, the Bill Gove Speech Club will give you the tools, tips and strategies to make it happen. The club meets weekly via Zoom to watch members deliver keynote speech vignettes, followed by an immediate critique and coaching session with...

The Real Reason Aspiring Speakers FAIL

Why do 95% of aspiring professional speakers fail? Why do speaker marketing companies ignore this completely? Why don’t most aspiring speakers take this reason seriously? The answers to these questions are obvious to seasoned veterans in the business, although it’s rarely discussed. It’s the speaking businesses dirty little secret, and it kills more careers than...

Professional Speaker’s $3 Million Dollar Demo Video

This professional speakers demo video generated $3.2 million dollars in keynote speeches over a 3-year period. It’s a classic mix of keynote speech footage in front of thousands of people in different convention halls from the RIO Hotel on the Las Vegas strip to the San Diego Convention Center. It also includes TV appearances on...

Why Writing is the Foundation of Professional Speaking

Many speaker marketers like to tell new and aspiring speakers that the most important reason to write a book is to use it as a business card. This is bad advice, and an even worse philosophy. If you want to be taken seriously as a thought leader, you should not only write book, but write...

Onstage at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas (PART 1)

This is my keynote speech during a star-studded national convention for 3,000 people on the strip in Las Vegas, including Brian Tracy, Don Hutson, Jim Cathcart, and others. This first story is about my kickboxing sparring match with the 300 pound former arm wrestling champion of the world and the mental toughness lesson he taught...

Bill Gove’s Million-Dollar Advice on Keynote Speaking

Bill Gove, the father of professional speaking, was my business partner for the last 5 years of his life. We we were on the road nonstop from 1997 to the end of 2001, when he passed away suddenly one month shy of his 90th birthday. This man taught me how to become a million-dollar speaker,...