Make The Money-Process Easy

Make The Money-Process Easy

You know how you wake up and you know you should go to the gym, but you just don’t feel like it? But once you’re there, everything is good? That’s very similar to what this new video is about and it’s crucial you watch this because it will help with any...

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Becky made this change and got on more stages

Becky made this change and got on more stages

Take a look at how Becky changed the type of speaker she is to get on more stages. This is from our private Facebook Group for SpeakPro Academy members…. If you’re struggling to get on stages then you need to see where the problem is. The problem could be the way you...

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Behind The Scenes Of Our High Rise Marketing Video

Behind The Scenes Of Our High Rise Marketing Video

Yesterday you saw the high rise video that’s going to be used in the next stage of the speaking business. And today I’m going to show you how to duplicate it so you can make something similar for your speaking business. You’ll see what I did to prepare and what he did...

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This Is How You Create Your Own Fame – The Story

This Is How You Create Your Own Fame – The Story

We started filming a new demo reel last Thursday, and he sent me the file last night (Sunday). And notice how I ‘created my own fame’ by hiring a great videographer to film in a nice location (high rise), then work his magic. If I were a speaker with zero video...

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We got Joel booked to speak within 60 days

We got Joel booked to speak within 60 days

Check this out… Joel didn’t have a website, pictures, etc before joining the SpeakPro Academy. But he joined in the middle of September and within 60 days he got his first paid gig. So how did he do it? Joel has one of the top podcasts on itunes but he wanted to get...

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Picking a speaking topic

Picking a speaking topic

Several people struggle with 'picking a topic' and that's what this video is about... If you're going to build a profitable speaking business, you have to start with the right market and topic. Otherwise, you'll wonder why you're struggling to find events. This is so...

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The psychological factor that makes success inevitable

The psychological factor that makes success inevitable

definition: the impetus(force) gained by a moving object   Problem: Most people don’t get things done or start/stop   Story: Living with a friend & schedule days to prospect. Got momentum, then stopped. Hard to get back   Story 2: Facebook ads were going, I had to...

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The world doesn’t care what you ‘feel like’ doing

The world doesn’t care what you ‘feel like’ doing

Several years ago, when I cold called events instead of emailed, I hated every second of it. I was young, I didn’t have a good website, I didn’t have video footage, I had nothing. But I called and called and called. I emailed and emailed and emailed. Everyone kept...

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Your Opinions Mean Nothing

Your Opinions Mean Nothing

When you start marketing yourself, you’ll get tons of people who want to give you their opinion. Or, you might be the person who giving someone ‘a piece of your mind’. So that’s why I wanted you to see this short video (3min) titled: “Your Opinions Mean...

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Predicting An Event’s Budget For Their Speakers

Predicting An Event’s Budget For Their Speakers

The timing on this video is uncanny. But what can I say...that’s how we roll. A member of the SpeakPro Academy posted about a gig she was contacted for and she was wondering about the budget. How do you guess an event’s budget? Whenever an event contacts you to speak,...

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State of emergency – I’m backlit

State of emergency – I’m backlit

This is a nationwide emergency and I need your help... This morning I got up, set up the new lights, and wanted to film videos for you. But...I'm backlit (the sun is behind me). The LED lights aren't shining bright enough for you to see my beautiful face. So do you...

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My Content Workflow For Creating A Ton Of Videos

My Content Workflow For Creating A Ton Of Videos

A friend and I were chatting about his personal brand. He’s a teacher and he wants to build a personal brand in his subject...leadership. So I told him to create content. Several weeks later, he put out his first video. And my response was “Man, you gotta put out...

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Pipeline Breakdown

Pipeline Breakdown

Yippie! Today you’ll get to see the backend pipeline another speaker is using to get gigs. Jeff sent a video that described his problem with closing speaking gigs (you’ll see him describe it in the video below), and we are going to take a look at his process. This is...

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The best way to promote content to build name recognition

The best way to promote content to build name recognition

Do you know how many people create video content every day? 3,563,772 people…every day. Actually, I just made that number up. But it’s probably high. And unfortunately, very few people make money off their content. They make a Facebook Live video, YouTube video,...

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Going from $0 to $100k/mo

Going from $0 to $100k/mo

A few days ago I sent you an email that gave 4 nuggets about going from $0/mo to $100k/mo. And since everyone liked it, I created a video on it. The more I talk with people about their marketing, the more I see how psychological everything is. Yesterday I was talking...

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Building enough trust to get $20,000 for a gig

Building enough trust to get $20,000 for a gig

This weekend I’m about to present at an event and they paid $22,000 (all-inclusive). Several years ago, I would have thought this was impossible. Just charging $2,500 was A LOT for me at the time. And what’s funny is that I keep thinking, how on earth can someone...

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“What does your day-to-day look like?”

“What does your day-to-day look like?”

A lot of people ask, "What does your day to day look like?" So I thought I would make this video for them. But let's just say it's not what you think. Everyone believes there's a secret in the day to day activities. A secret they don't know. A marketing tactic that's...

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What mic should you use to film videos with your phone?

What mic should you use to film videos with your phone?

A friend and I were talking about content marketing and I mentioned that he needs to start creating videos. “But I don’t have a camera for filming.” Me: “Use your phone.” Him: “Ok.” Yeah, it wasn’t profound. But it reminded me to create this video that gives you a...

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When someone has a million dollar business…

When someone has a million dollar business…

Do you know how many people like to give their ‘2 cents’ instead of listen to others? Yesterday I got an email that said “Damn you send too many emails. You send it every day. Come on man.” Well this video shows my response. Just remember, when marketing yourself,...

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The reasons why your cold emails aren’t working

The reasons why your cold emails aren’t working

Today we go on a journey of the fella who’s cold emails didn’t work. Twas the night before sending out emails at the crack of dawn The poor fella sent his cold emails but only heard a yawn The poor fella couldn’t understand Why people didn’t want to hire this man He...

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When should you stop contacting events?

When should you stop contacting events?

Talk about perfect timing. Yesterday we closed on an event for $22,500 after 4 months of contacting them. Most people give up way too soon and don’t send out enough emails. It’s why so many people aren’t getting on stages. But at a certain point, you have to stop. The...

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How do you figure out which events hire you?

How do you figure out which events hire you?

How do you figure out which events hire speakers like you? You have a specific topic, but who hires you? I’ve gotten asked this question several times about how to find events that hire speakers on XYZ topic. And you’ll be surprised at how it really works. It’s the...

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Finding Company Events Even If They Don’t Post It Online

Finding Company Events Even If They Don’t Post It Online

Sometimes it can be hard to find company events. Like…really hard. Why? Because companies don’t post their events online. They don’t need to. They just tell their employees about the annual event and bam…everyone shows up or gets fired. And since it’s hard to find...

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What to do when someone asks “What do you charge?”

What to do when someone asks “What do you charge?”

You would be surprised at how many speakers mess this up. So this new video shows you how to talk about your speaking fee with a client… This video gives you the steps you need to go through when talking about money. And it shows you the mistakes speakers make (I bet...

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