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My speaking business checklist

Do you know how to set up a business around your speaking to earn $1,500, $2,500, and $3,500++ per speech?

Are you aware what meeting planners actually need (and don't need!) to book speakers?

How do you even find PAID speaking engagements consistently?


When I first started speaking, I felt like an imposter. I didn't know what I was doing and those were the results I was getting. I knew I wanted to speak but had no idea how to actually set up a speaking business around my speech.

Luckily, a mentor took me under their wing and guided me. I wouldn't be where I am today if it weren't for that one person who initially provided support, guidance, and accountability for me.

And that's how I launched my speaking business from ZERO keynotes to ELEVEN keynotes in just SIX short months. Within a year, I was a featured keynote speaker at a major, national association conference. That one keynote led me to over $100,000 in speaking revenue the following year alone.

I don't share that to impress you; rather, to impress upon you that knowing (1) how to build a business around your speaking and (2) knowing what meeting planners need to book speakers is essential.

Starting and running a speaking business is much more than just speaking.

If you're curious how to set up a speaking business to earn $1,500, $2,500, and $3,500++ per speech, then view my checklist below.

Even if you're already speaking but not getting the gigs that pay well, or perhaps inquiries just aren't coming in, my checklist will help you discover the gaps to fill.

Earning paid speaking gigs is a byproduct of setting up a business around your speaking business.

View my checklist below and learn how to treat your speaking like a real business so you can do more of it.

Once you view the checklist (click image above!), contact me for a complimentary call to review your answers. We'll discuss areas where you can step it up and also how I can help you get there.

If no appointment times are available, send me an email at and we'll schedule a time when I'm back in July.


Desire to become a professional speaker?

Not getting the speaking business you had hoped for?

In addition to my own speaking business, I have a passion for helping and coaching speakers develop their own. Whether it's in crafting a speech, identifying target groups who can pay, and/or how to get the speaking gig itself, I can help. I've keynoted over 1,150 presentations in practically every industry you can imagine. My book, PAID to SPEAK, outlines a proven model for speakers. If you are serious about becoming a professional speaker, contact me for a free consultation. I don't want you to flounder like I did and be frustrated. If you're not a subscriber to these speaker articles, submit your email today!


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