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Dress your Way to Stage Success With Bella Verita at GPTS2

What you need to know about how your image impacts your audience. Texas-raised Bella Verita understands the powerful results that image transformation can produce. She grew from a six-figure income earner at a leading network marketing company to a top earning commercial real estate agent, and finally to launching her own image consulting firm, Image […]

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Speaking Income: Want Multiple Streams? Check out Get Paid to Speak 2

How serious are you about your speaking business? Have you reached a point where you’re not exactly sure where to put your time, energy, and effort to get to that next level? To get more streams of speaking income flowing to you? Well, that’s exactly why you should join us at Get Paid to Speak 2, […]

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Get More Bookings: How to think like a meeting planner.

I do not envy a meeting planners’ job in the slightest. They have to find and book quality talent, organize an entire event, fill seats, and ensure that everything runs smoothly. On top of all of those details, if there are hiccups along the way (and there almost always is) meeting planners have to stay […]

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Becoming a Meeting Planner Pleaser

Ask any professional speaker and they’ll tell you that getting booked can be difficult, but continually getting booked can prove to be even more difficult.  We all know creating a residual revenue stream is a crucial part of crafting a full time career in the speaking business, but how is it done? While there are many […]

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You are a professional- No, it’s not OK!

It was the mid 90’s. I was attending a speaker’s conference in Nova Scotia. Still an amateur in comedy and even greener in the speakers world, I was very excited to sit in on a breakout session on “how to be funny” as a speaker. I had attended a few sessions in the past and found […]

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Sponsorship Proposal: How to Get Sponsorship to Promote Public Seminars

Jeffrey D. asks… I have a seminar that would help businesses to grow. However, I could use sponsorship and sponsorship proposal to conduct 24 monthly public seminars. What resources would you suggest I reference before negotiating help from an association or business? Ford Saeks Suggests these tips for Sponsorship Proposals Hi Jeffrey, Sponsorship partners are a […]

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Get Paid: Market Like Harry Houdini?

Why is Harry Houdini one of the most famous comedians of all times? If you want to Get Paid to Speak knowing Houdini’s secret might just help. CLICK TO HEAR WHAT DARREN LEARNED:

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The Best Advice about becoming a Professional Speaker

Want to get paid to speak? Hear the best advice that I ever heard. It was the advice that Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE told Brian Tracy at his first NSA Meeting CLICK to Watch video

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Got what it takes for become a professional speaker?

A lesson I learned from my desire to be an actor. I believe it applies even more to becoming a professional speaker. CLICK TO SEE IF YOU DO.

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How do you start without being an expert?

We all have to start somewhere, unless you begin with a best-selling book it may seem like small steps. But what can you star doing now that can yield income and lay the foundation for your career? CLICK AND HEAR HOW I STARTED WITH NOT CONTENT OR EXPERTISE

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