How Authors, Speakers and Coaches Get Publicity

Award-Winning Publicist Bruce Serbin joins us on the Personal Development Podcast for an in-depth interview on how authors, speakers and coaches can generate publicity to promote their business and brand. Bruce has been my personal publicist since 2009, and he’s booked me on hundreds of television and radio shows, newspaper and magazine interviews and online...

Million-Dollar Skill

How does a professional coach go from earning $40,000/year to millions? The answer is the million dollar skill. This is what happened to me back in the 1990’s, and it changed my life. The good news is you can do it, too. All you need to the right stuff, and in this post, I reveal...

Becoming a Thought Leader

Are you a thought leader or thought follower? Most people, including many highly paid business consultants with whom I’ve worked, truly believe they are leading thought when they are simply parroting conventional wisdom. Thought leaders create positive disruption. They challenge the status quo through research, data and evidence. They only make claims they can prove...

Speakers Earning Between $5-$50K per Speech

If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a fee-paid professional speaker, now is your chance! Join us at the www.BillGoveSpeechClub.com where we will teach you how to build keynote speeches that can be sold around the world. Our members earn between $5k and $50k per speech, and YOU can do it, too. #professionalspeaking #publicspeaking #motivationalspeaker

WANTED: 2 Professional Speaker Apprentices

I’m searching for 2 new professional speaker apprentices. My top two apprentices earned $9.5 million and $7 million in 2023. Apply at www.SpeakersApprentice.com

Professional Speakers #1 Skill

This is the most skipped over skill in professional speaking, yet it’s what makes or breaks you in the business. I first heard it back in 1997, and knew immediately it was the missing link. My first year as a full-time professional speaker, I lost over $50,000. My second year, after hearing this advice, I...

Why Professional Speakers Fail

The vast majority of professional speakers fail, yet the reasons why are grossly misunderstood. Thousands of retired executives, doctors, college professors, attorneys, and small business owners attempt to break into this business every year, and most fail miserably. Some of them are good speakers. Almost all of them are smart, successful people. The problem is...

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...

How to Start a Speech

Professional Speaker’s have numerous ways of starting a speech, all designed to grab the audiences attention in the opening seconds, without making it sound like speech. Counterintuitive, I know, but this is an important distinction. The best professional speakers sound like they’re having an intimate conversation with their audience, as opposed to sounding like they’re...

Professional Authors and Writers Are Whistling Past the Graveyard

The writers strike in Hollywood rages on. Writers want more money, and I don’t blame them. Writing is hard work. I’ve written 12 books over 20 years, and I know how tough it is. The only problem is the writing business is over. Dead. Done. Finished. ChatGPT was the beginning, and the the newest artificial...