I can find speaking gigs for you but…

I can find speaking gigs for you but…

If I told you that I can find speaking opportunities for you, then out of these 3, what would you say? “You’re so sexy Benji” “How much wood could a wood chuck chuck?” “Hmm…what’s the catch?” The answer is obvious right?…You would say number 1. Ok…ok…you would...
This Speaker-Scam is going around (watch out for this)

This Speaker-Scam is going around (watch out for this)

There’s a “speaker-scam” going around and several speakers have been caught up in this…so watch out. It’s not one of those ‘you’re the heir to a billionaire’ scams. These new ones are actually targeting professional speakers who want to get paid gigs. Awhile ago, I...
Negotiating your speaking fee (the right way)

Negotiating your speaking fee (the right way)

What do you do when you quote your speaking fee and they want to negotiate? There are two ways you can go about it: Let The Godfather do the negotiations for you Watch the video above Unfortunately, not everyone has connections with Don Corleone. So if they ask you to...
How I record my content videos

How I record my content videos

Several people have sent me an email asking how I make my content videos for Speaking Lifestyle. People often say, Hey Benji, I sold my kids to buy one of your programs. But I wanted to know, how do you make your videos for Speaking Lifestyle? Ok…maybe I added the...
This ONE thing contributed to my speaking success

This ONE thing contributed to my speaking success

If someone told me in high school that I would be able to charge $10,000 and up for a speaking gig then I would have said, “Liar liar pants on fire.” But now it’s a reality. So if there’s one thing that contributed to my success then it’s this… Awhile ago, I learned...
Building authority really fast for your speaking business

Building authority really fast for your speaking business

It’s a bird, it’s a plan, it’s Speaking Lifestyle (ok, I admit, that’s not as catchy) How do you build your authority as a speaker REALLY fast? The video you’re about to watch talks about a very strategic way to ‘build your expertise’ as a speaker…and build it fast....
A non-obvious way to find speaking gigs

A non-obvious way to find speaking gigs

Most speakers have a hard time finding speaking gigs…but why? Finding gigs isn’t hard as long as you think about it right. In the video above, you’re going to see what you’re doing wrong when you’re looking for speaking gigs and how to...
Speaker Notes on Zero To One By Billionaire Peter Thiel

Speaker Notes on Zero To One By Billionaire Peter Thiel

So I just read an amazing book called Zero To One by Peter Thiel. He’s the billionaire who started Paypal and I wanted to talk about a few things he mentions in this book and how it relates to your speaking business. I don’t know about you, but when a billionaire...
Want Me To Book Speaking Gigs For You?

Want Me To Book Speaking Gigs For You?

If you’re listening to this now then it’s because you want me to book speaking gigs for you. I’ve been on stages for companies like AAA, HIlton, Best Buy, and a ton of others. I know how corporate companies hire speakers and there’s no limit to the amount they will...
Should Your Presentation Be Entertaining Or Have More Content?

Should Your Presentation Be Entertaining Or Have More Content?

I’ve noticed that a lot of speakers have problems when creating and delivering their presentations. A lot of speakers wonder if they should give a ton of content or cut back on the content and just make the presentation really entertaining. On the one hand, if you’re...
Booking Speaking Gigs In 10 Days

Booking Speaking Gigs In 10 Days

I’m going to tell you the story of how I got really good at getting paid corporate gigs and being able to fill up my schedule in 10 days. At the beginning, I couldn’t get a paid gig to save my life. I started out as a mentalist, doing mind reading demonstrations in...
How To Increase Your Speaker Fees

How To Increase Your Speaker Fees

I’m going to give you a process for doing one of the best things you can possibly do in your speaking business. I’m going to literally give you a process for charging more to speak. Now you might be thinking, “How is that a process? Don’t I just quote a higher fee?”...
The most important thing that will get speakers gigs fast

The most important thing that will get speakers gigs fast

Transcript: When it comes to getting booked as a speaker, there’s one thing that’s going to get you the gigs faster than everything else and it’s something that puts people into the right psychology when they’re visiting your website and checking you out. Most...
Why Speakers Struggle To Get Booked

Why Speakers Struggle To Get Booked

Transcript: A lot of speakers struggle to get booked on stages. They know their presentation is great, they know they’re worth the money, and no matter how much marketing they seem to do, for some reason, they’re not getting hired to speak. But then there are other...
How Speakers Get Hired By Fortune 500 Companies

How Speakers Get Hired By Fortune 500 Companies

Transcript: In the last video we talked about the number one thing you need to build your speaking business and in this video, I’m going to tell you the process for getting hired as a speaker by Fortune 500 companies…and really just getting hired in general. This is...
The Structure Behind Speaker Contracts and Speaker Agreements

The Structure Behind Speaker Contracts and Speaker Agreements

A lot of speakers have questions about speaker contracts…especially when starting in the speaking industry so in this post, I’m going to answer a few of those questions and give you a little behind the scenes look at contracts and their purpose. Now you might be...
3 Signs You’re Destined To Make It Big As A Speaker

3 Signs You’re Destined To Make It Big As A Speaker

I’ve always wondered what’s the difference between the speakers who succeed in this business and the speakers who don’t. Some speakers just seem to get it and others just have a hard time getting on stages no matter what. So I took a good look at the speakers who...
How to get speaking engagements on a small budget

How to get speaking engagements on a small budget

Almost every speaker wants to know how to get more speaking engagements but most speakers have a huge problem… The problem is that maybe you just can’t spend a ton of money on marketing. Maybe you don’t have a lot of money in your bank account left over to hire...