Follow Up On Repeat Method

Follow Up On Repeat Method

Today hundreds of hackers, CIA agents, NSA agents, etc people are leaving Vegas because they had the Defcon event. And I was only there because I booked a 32k cybersecurity client to help them with their marketing…and the video shows you the follow up method I...
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...
Should you contact HR for speaking engagements?

Should you contact HR for speaking engagements?

How many times have you heard this (from another speaker), “Contact HR because they’re in charge of hiring speakers?” Should you listen to that speaker? Is that how it really works? Someone emailed a question and asked, “I’m looking to market myself to land corporate...
3 weeks to a 4k gig

3 weeks to a 4k gig

I think I need to do this more often (sorry, I tend to forget)…but CONGRATS. Check this out… J (as we will call her) combines speaking with singing. She joined the SpeakPro Academy to increase her paid gigs and not even a month later (it was only about 3 weeks into...
Read the Facebook conversation that got straight to the 15k close

Read the Facebook conversation that got straight to the 15k close

Last week we were having a conversation with SpeakPro Academy members about going straight to the close. Most speakers take to long to get the gig. They want to talk on the phone, have several email conversations, etc. So I told one of the members to just close the...
How I lost my first high paying gig

How I lost my first high paying gig

You may not know this but…I was born at a young age. And when I first tried to get high paying gigs, it didn’t work out too well. Until… Until I got hired for a high paying gig…then lost it. Here’s a quick video I made about it. So make sure you don’t make the same...
From Entertainer To Entrepreneur Interview

From Entertainer To Entrepreneur Interview

Well it’s official. My entire life has been ruined. On May 3rd, I went to do a business show at the LightSpeed VT offices with a guy named Brad Lea. They have a full-blown TV studio and guess what? The TV studio looked cool as hell (with a big TV-Wall, nice desk, led...
Becoming one the highest paid in your industry

Becoming one the highest paid in your industry

Let me ask you this…what’s more valuable… Me or your mom? Ok ok…I appreciate that you picked me but please give your mom some credit.​​​​ Did you know that it’s nearly impossible for us to determine what’s valuable? Knowing this, my...
“We went with another speaker” – What to do about it

“We went with another speaker” – What to do about it

I remember it like it was yesterday. The gig was in the bag. The contract was sent over. Days went by. And then I got an email that said, “We went with another speaker.” Oh Hell Naw! Who’s legs do I have to break? This new video talks about what you should do when...
What to do about a lack of speaking gigs

What to do about a lack of speaking gigs

It happens every time. Here’s how the conversation goes… Me: “What’s your biggest problem?” Speaker: “I need to get more speaking gigs.” Everyone thinks their problem is that they don’t know what to do. And that might be a small part of the problem, but that’s not the...
Using meeting planner websites to find speaking opportunities

Using meeting planner websites to find speaking opportunities

You’re going to love this. No, it’s not a picture of me but thank you for thinking that. This new video shows you a slick way of finding events…using meeting planner websites. If you need help finding more speaking opportunities, then use the strategy I talk about in...
How I train my event team to get speaking engagements

How I train my event team to get speaking engagements

If you loved me before then you’re REALLY going to love me now. If you don’t love me then fine, nobody loves you anyways. I wasn’t going to share this, but at the last minute, I decided to record me recording a video for my event team. Just recently,...
How did Dean get a gig? He used this process…

How did Dean get a gig? He used this process…

I’m going to show you how Dean got a gig. This is a picture from our private Facebook group for SpeakPro Academy members (contact info has been taken out)… After Dean used the prospecting process we go through in the SpeakPro Academy, he got this response:...
The Best Speaker Training Videos

The Best Speaker Training Videos

This website has tons of speaker training videos that answers almost every question you have about building a speaking business. But here are some of my favorite videos: Bookmark this page!!!! (And if you want to see the day-to-day activities of marketing yourself...