Saturday, February 29, 2020

The Successful Speaker Five Steps for Booking Gigs, Getting Paid, and Building Your Platform

46161163The Successful Speaker: Five Steps for Booking Gigs, Getting Paid, and Building Your Platform

Do you have a message you want to get out into the world? Have you ever dreamed of speaking for a living? Is there something you have to say but just aren't sure what to do next? The Successful Speaker is a proven, easy-to-follow guide to helping you do just that.

Whether you want to speak at your next board meeting or community gathering, start making some extra money on the side, or become a full-time professional speaker, Grant Baldwin knows how to get you from here to there. Why? Because he's done it himself and has coached over 2,000 speakers.

In The Successful Speaker, you will learn the five-step road map to start and scale a speaking business from the ground up, including

- how to hone your message and know exactly who it's for
- the preparation process to help your next speech move an audience to action
- what it takes to establish yourself as an in-demand expert
- practical steps to finding and booking paid speaking gigs
- how to know when it's time to grow your impact and income

In each chapter, you will get specific action steps and case studies from professional speakers (including some of the most successful communicators in the world) to put you on the fast track to booking gigs, getting paid, and building your speaking platform.

My Thoughts :

As I read The Successful Speaker, I immediately began to feel the confidence that I could be a successful speaker and that I will develop my own style. This book is written for the person who wants to be a paid, professional speaker. This book has a variety of information that is practical, useful and simple. This books is geared for those who want to make a size-able income.
For me, I was looking to hone and develop my skills, not get rick quick, but learn as I go and this book provided that. If you are looking for simple ideas on how to be a better speaker, this book is perfect for you. It's an easy read and will give you tips on how to be a better speaker. 

About the Authors:
Grant BaldwinGrant Baldwin is the creator of the popular podcast The Speaker Lab and the online course Booked and Paid to Speak, through which he has trained more than 2,000 speakers. A popular keynote speaker and entrepreneur, he lives near Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, Sheila, and their three daughters. Visit for more information.

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