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Grant Baldwin from The Speaker Lab podcast will be sharing speaking business tactics, tips, and strategies from his own experience, case studies, and interviewing the experts. Whether you're just getting started trying to get your first booking or you're a veteran speaker looking to build and grow your business, this is for you. Grant has built a multiple six-figure per year business as a speaker having presented to over 500,000 people in over 450 paid speaking gigs. We'll talk about speaker marketing, working with speaker bureaus and agents, keynote speaking, building your platform, negotiating fees, social media marketing, networking, storytelling, humor, operating the business and so much more!

Grant Baldwin from The Speaker Lab podcast will be sharing speaking business tactics, tips, and strategies from his own experience, case studies, and interviewing the experts. Whether you're just getting started trying to get your first booking or you're a veteran speaker looking to build and grow your business, this is for you. Grant has built a multiple six-figure per year business as a speaker having presented to over 500,000 people in over 450 paid speaking gigs. We'll talk about speaker marketing, working with speaker bureaus and agents, keynote speaking, building your platform, negotiating fees, social media marketing, networking, storytelling, humor, operating the business and so much more!
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Grant Baldwin from The Speaker Lab podcast will be sharing speaking business tactics, tips, and strategies from his own experience, case studies, and interviewing the experts. Whether you're just getting started trying to get your first booking or you're a veteran speaker looking to build and grow your business, this is for you. Grant has built a multiple six-figure per year business as a speaker having presented to over 500,000 people in over 450 paid speaking gigs. We'll talk about speaker marketing, working with speaker bureaus and agents, keynote speaking, building your platform, negotiating fees, social media marketing, networking, storytelling, humor, operating the business and so much more!

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English


Episodes

246. Free to Focus with Michael Hyatt

7/16/2019
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What could you accomplish if you were truly free to focus on the things you love most? A man who will help you find out is our guest today, the one and only Michael Hyatt. Michael is an amazing, successful speaker, author, and entrepreneur, as well as a husband and father. On today's edition of The Speaker Lab, Michael and I cover a lot of ground including his evolution as a speaker, and specific elements of his book Free to Focus that relate to your speaking journey. We talk about the...

Duration:00:36:19

245. What Event Planners Look For in a Speaker, with Josh McGhee

7/9/2019
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What event planners look for in a speaker may seem like a mystery, but today's guest is going to reveal all the secrets! Josh McGhee is an event planner who books professional speakers with fees ranging from a few thousand dollars up to $40,000. Today he'll tell us how he and his team choose those speakers, including the one thing they all must have or he won't book them, and what you can do to be a better partner with your clients and grow your referrals. Join us for those great insights...

Duration:00:36:04

244. How to Leverage YouTube For More Speaking Gigs with Amy Landino

7/2/2019
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How to leverage YouTube for more speaking gigs may be a question you've asked yourself. If so your answer is on today's episode of The Speaker Lab, and you'll definitely want to hear! Joining us to talk about leveraging YouTube to build and grow your speaking business is Amy Landino. Amy has a YouTube following over 300k subscribers, and she's leveraged her success there to become an author and grow her speaking business. Today we talk all things YouTube, but we also dig into the broad...

Duration:00:33:38

243. How to Make a Good First Impression with Sylvie di Giusto

6/25/2019
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Do you know how to make a good first impression? Have you thought about it? You will after you listen to this episode! On The Speaker Lab today, Sylvie di Giusto talks with us about how to make a good first impression, something she speaks about in the corporate world. Specifically, she tells us the four people to consider when choosing what to wear, the 3 S's to picking out your onstage outfit and the ABCDs of your personal brand. There's a lot of great content she brings to the show so...

Duration:00:36:03

242. The Current State of the Speaking Market with Brandon Edmondson

6/18/2019
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What's the current state of the speaking market like right now? Our guest, Brandon Edmonson, has the answers and he is telling all on episode 242 of The Speaker Lab! Brandon is the Vice-President of Premiere Speakers Bureau and today he'll share what they are seeing in the marketplace right now. We'll get into details like how far out clients are booking, what the fee range is and the different topics clients are booking. That's just a small slice of what we cover so join us and listen in...

Duration:00:36:40

241. Creating Your Speaking Brand with Rick Clemons

6/11/2019
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How much does branding matter to a speaker's career? Quite a bit, and here to talk about creating your speaking brand is industry expert, Rick Clemons. Rick is a former student now coach with our Booked and Paid to Speak program who worked in branding for several decades. He shares his personal as well as professional experiences on the topic today. We also talk about branding: what elements go into making a brand, what it means to have your own personal speaking brand and what questions...

Duration:00:26:50

240. Becoming a Speaker in the International Market with Phil Jones

6/4/2019
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If becoming a speaker in the international market is something you dream about then you'll love this episode of The Speaker Lab! Our guest today has delivered 90+ plus events every year for the last 11 years, and has spoken in 57 different countries and has been paid to speak over 2500 times. His name is Phil Jones and he spends the bulk of his time helping people sell with more confidence and more credibility while getting better results. You'll hear how he does that along with what the...

Duration:00:40:55

239. How to Transition Into Speaking Full-time with Erick Rheam

5/28/2019
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Wondering how to transition into speaking full-time? The Speaker Lab guest today, Erick Rheam, has made the leap, and he'll talk about what it's like to turn pro and make your speaking career a reality. Erick is one of our original Booked and Paid to Speak students, and today he's a highly successful speaker. But he only recently left his corporate job to pursue his speaking career on a full-time basis. You'll hear what gave him the confidence to finally leave and so much more on episode...

Duration:00:34:16

238. The History of The Speaker Lab, Part II

5/21/2019
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We are back with the history of The Speaker Lab part II! If you missed part one you can hear it here. On episode 238, I am again interviewed by a former Booked and Paid to Speak alum and current coach in the program, Eric Rheam. Today we talk about how this show has evolved over time, where we are going in the next few years and my advice for anyone starting their speaking journey. Join us to hear that and more! THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW: EPISODE RESOURCES The Speaker Lab on...

Duration:00:36:46

237. The History of The Speaker Lab, Part I

5/14/2019
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Episode 237 of The Speaker Lab is a unique show: we are diving into the history of The Speaker Lab! And we are doing it by flipping the tables: I am going to be interviewed by Eric Rheam. You may recognize him from previous shows, he's a former alum of Booked and Paid to Speak and a current coach with the program. This is the first of a two-part series in which we detail how I got into speaking, what my early years were like as a speaker, and then how and why I created The Speaker Lab....

Duration:00:41:18

236. The Things Nobody Tells You About Speaking with Jane Atkinson

5/7/2019
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On this episode of The Speaker Lab I have a fireside chat with Jane Atkinson, founder and creator of The Speaker Launcher. The journey to creating this business began with a desire to work for an inspirational speaker. The seed was firmly planted when she saw a Les Brown TV special not long after, and it soon sprouted her first marketing gig. Hear how that gig led her to later work with Peter Legge and Vince Vicente, before she ultimately formed The Speaker Launcher. You'll hear her...

Duration:00:47:51

235. Speech Breakdown of Mel Robbins

4/30/2019
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We are back with another YouTube speech breakdown; this time we are giving you the ins and outs of what works and what doesn't from the venerable Mel Robbins. On today's The Speaker Lab, we are breaking down Mel's very popular Ted Talk called How to Stop Screwing Yourself Over. Mel is a well-known keynote speaker and presenter so you will learn a lot from her speech. Be sure to hear it all by tuning in to episode 235 of The Speaker Lab. THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW: EPISODE...

Duration:00:23:42

234. Intellectual Property (IP) For Speakers with Pamela Slim

4/23/2019
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Has a company ever asked to license your material? Whether or not you've ever been approached, it's important to understand the topic of intellectual property for speakers. Here to tell us about IP for speakers is Pamela Slim. Pamela is a successful coach, author, speaker and all-around amazing woman. On this episode of The Speaker Lab, Pam explains when and how to license your material, how to protect your IP (intellectual property), as well as how to market it, price it, and leverage it...

Duration:00:41:32

233. Speech Breakdown of Toastmasters Champion Ramona Smith

4/16/2019
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We're doing something different this week on The Speaker Lab: coming straight from our YouTube channel is our play by play breakdown of speeches and popular Ted Talks. We'll talk about what works, what doesn't work and some ideas on areas to improve. Today our speech breakdown is of 2018 Toastmasters Champion Ramona J. Smith. Personally, I have mixed feelings about Toastmasters which I will share on today's episode. So tune in to hear my thoughts on Toastmasters and our speech breakdown of...

Duration:00:13:10

232. Simple Ways to Book More Gigs with Kris Reece

4/9/2019
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Are you overlooking some simple ways to book more gigs? You'll find out when you listen to today's show! Kris Reece is a professional faith-based speaker who also coaches and writes books for women about reaching their fullest God-given potential. On this episode we talk about some issues she is facing in her speaking business. Specifically, we help Kris find new gigs, leverage connections from previous gigs and evaluate whether it makes sense to pay to speak. Join us to hear insights on...

Duration:00:36:56

231. How to Follow Through on Your Follow Up with Jim Kukral

4/2/2019
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Follow up is what separates part-time speakers from full-time professionals. But how do you follow through on your follow up in the most effective way? That's what we are talking about today on The Speaker Lab with Jim Kukral. Jim is an online marketer and serial entrepreneur who wants to grow the speaking aspect of his business. This episode is a one on one coaching call with Jim about what he's been doing for follow up and what he can start doing right now to improve that aspect of his...

Duration:00:44:05

230. How to Narrow Your Speaking Audience with Rocco Cozza

3/26/2019
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Ever feel like your topic should be heard by everyone? If you said yes today's show is perfect for you. Our guest is facing the same dilemma many speakers have faced: how to narrow your speaking audience. To address this common challenge on today's The Speaker we are joined by Rocco Cozza. Rocco is a successful businessman who wants to do more speaking and today we're going to help him accomplish that goal by narrowing his audience. Join us to hear exactly how to do this and so much more...

Duration:00:37:34

229. How to Use Blogging to Book Speaking Gigs with Hugh Culver

3/19/2019
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Hugh is one of our rare 3-peat guests and he's back to tell us how to use blogging to book speaking gigs. On today's edition of The Speaker Lab, Hugh specifically explains why you should blog to grow your speaking business including how often you should blog, what you should blog about, how long your blog posts should be, and where you should promote your blog. In addition to being a keynote speaker and best-selling author, Hugh runs a business called BlogWorks. BlogWorks is a company...

Duration:00:33:51

228. How to Network and Get More Keynote Speeches with Lea Pica

3/12/2019
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Do you know how to network and get more keynote speeches as a result? Our guest is here to find out, and you'll hear too when you listen to today's episode of The Speaker Lab. Lea Pica is part of our elite coaching program and she is looking for ways to turn her existing speaking opportunities into additional paid keynote engagements. Lea is a data storytelling evangelist who teaches digital analysts and internet marketers how to look at the data from their programs, tie it to the success...

Duration:00:37:23

227. Getting Paid to Speak on Creativity with Beth Inglish

3/5/2019
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Is getting paid to speak on creativity really a viable option? Is that a topic to build your business around? Here to explore those questions is one of our Elite coaching students, Beth Inglish. Beth is an artist who speaks to other artists and leaders in the community to help them rediscover their creativity. Of late, she's been speaking to leaders in corporate America about how to be more creative and how to lead with a creative mindset. On today’s The Speaker Lab, we talk about what...

Duration:00:33:22