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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

181. How to Use Systems to Build Your Business with Andrew Davis

4/17/2018
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How to use systems to build your business is one of the keys to creating a lasting speaking career. No one is better at this then my friend Andrew "Drew" Davis. Drew is a master at implementing processes and procedures to ensure he makes the most out of every lead. Today on the Speaker Lab we'll cover each and every step of his system along with why you should track certain metrics in your business, how to use that data and why a quality system is important to becoming a high-paid...

Duration:00:39:13

180. How to Expand Your Business Beyond the Stage With David Loy

4/10/2018
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The true key to your speaking business is knowing how to expand your business beyond the stage, and applying what you know. David Loy is going to share that knowledge with you on today's show so you can apply it after you listen! David has been involved in speaking industry in many capacities for over a decade. Today much of his time is devoted to managing the career of Andy Andrews, the author of The Traveler's Gift. In fact, that book is what propelled David into the speaking industry....

Duration:00:30:50

179. How to Craft an Experience for Your Audience With Stephen Shapiro

4/3/2018
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As a speaker you want to leave a good impression, but do you know how to craft an experience for your audience during your speech? Our guest, Stephen Shapiro, is a master at doing this and he's here to tell us how on today's episode of The Speaker Lab. Stephen began his career with Accenture where he spent 15 years and created a 20,000 person practice around process and innovation. As a result he was charged with speaking to this group and soon found himself giving over 100 speeches a...

Duration:00:42:17

178. How to Grow Your Speaking Career with Publicity with Selena Soo

3/27/2018
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Publicity isn't just for actors and celebrities! Learning how to grow your speaking career with publicity can be one of the fastest ways to grow your brand and your speaking platform. And to explain how is none other than publicity and media ninja, Selena Soo. Selena is the resident expert on public relations, having worked with notable names such as Ramit Sethi, Derek Halpern and Kimra Luna. She's also helped her clients secure coverage in media outlets like Forbes, Inc., and O, The...

Duration:00:36:31

177. How to Speak to the Military With Mike Domitrz

3/20/2018
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"How can I speak to the military?" is a question I am asked on a regular basis, and you will uncover the answer on today's episode! Our guest is Mike Domitrz, international speaker and founder of the Date Safe Project. In his role as founder and leader, Mike travels the world working with universities, military installations, corporations and organizations to create a culture of consent and respect. On episode 177, Mike tells us how his sister's experience led him to become a speaker...

Duration:00:40:31

176. How to Speak to the Education Market, with Scott Backovich

3/13/2018
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Ever wonder how to speak to the education market? Are you interested in making a career out of touching the lives of students, teachers and the parents of students? If so you are in the right place! Joining us for this show is my friend, Scott Backovich, one of the leading speakers in the youth market. Scott may look young but he has plenty of experience and wisdom on this topic, and he shares it all with us today. On episode 176, we talk about about how he finds and books school...

Duration:00:39:44

175. How to Position Yourself as an Expert With Chris Ducker

3/6/2018
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One of the most important things you can for your speaking career is to find out how to position yourself as an expert. And I could think of no one better to describe and demonstrate this topic than my good friend Chris Ducker. Chris is an internationally-recognized expert on all things personal branding. He's also a best-selling author, globe-trotting speaker, and successful business mentor. He knows more than a thing or two about standing out as an expert! On today's show, we're...

Duration:00:33:45

174. How to Negotiate Perks For Speaking

2/27/2018
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Should you ever speak for free or accept a lower fee? Today my co-host Melanie Deziel and I are answering both of those questions for you. We specifically talk about why money isn't the only reason to speak, and what the other benefits and non-monetary perks are which you can negotiate as a speaker. We'll also cover how to build your business beyond the stage, speak to build your credibility and your visibility, and give examples of when we've both been willing to speak for a reduced fee...

Duration:00:29:13

173. How to Prepare For When Things Go Wrong as a Speaker

2/20/2018
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Inevitably you'll run into some issue before, during or right after you give a talk. Do you know how to prepare for when things go wrong as a speaker? Both my co-host and I do and that's what we're talking about on today's show. Our co-host Melanie Deziel is back for her 3rd segment: the blooper reel. On episode 173 we talk about how to respond to any number of potential scenarios and pitfalls as a speaker. You'll find out what to do if you are running late or having travel issues or if...

Duration:00:35:44

172. How to Get The Most Referrals and Testimonials with Melanie Deziel

2/13/2018
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Once you've given your speech the next step often becomes how to get the most referrals and testimonials after you've given a speech. Today we're going to walk you through the best ways to do this. On episode 172 of The Speaker Lab, I'm joined by my co-host Melanie Deziel again. In case you missed our introduction of Melanie last week she's a successful speaker who came over from the corporate world after discovering her love of public speaking. Today she speaks and consults full-time...

Duration:00:31:30

171. What You Need to Know Before Signing a Contract with Melanie Deziel

2/6/2018
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One of the common questions I get asked is what you need to know before signing a contract. To answer this question we are joined by Melanie Deziel today. But unlike our usual format Melanie isn't a guest today, she's our first co-host! Melanie was a student who has gone through our training programs and has become one of our coaches. Before branching out on her own in the speaking world, Melanie worked in a corporate environment. She helped brands think more like journalists and tell...

Duration:00:43:40

170. How to Sell Yourself With Digital Persuasion with Erin Gargan

1/30/2018
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Because there is a right way and a wrong way to sell yourself, our guest is here to explain how to sell yourself with digital persuasion. Erin Gargan is a multi-entrepreneur who currently owns and operates an agency that specializes in social media for trade shows, conferences and events. One day a client of hers was in a panic: they were a week away from the opening of their event and one of their social media speakers had canceled. Erin offered to help her client by filling in. Her...

Duration:00:39:00

169. How to Be Comfortable With Your Imperfections with John Michael Morgan

1/23/2018
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To be comfortable with your imperfections may not be a speaking goal you've set for yourself but our guest on today's episode of The Speaker Lab shares how doing so has made an impact on his career and an even bigger impact on his audience. John Michael Morgan is a world-class coach, best-selling author and keynote speaker who has found just how powerful it is to be raw, vulnerable and real with his audiences. On this episode of The Speaker Lab he shares how he came to this discovery and...

Duration:00:39:20

168. How to Create the Most Referrals From Your Speeches With Andrew Davis

1/16/2018
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If the true hallmark of a great speech is how many referrals it generates, how can you create the most referrals from your speeches? Our guest, Andrew Davis, knows exactly how to do it and he tells us on this episode of The Speaker Lab. In the process of becoming an international keynote speaker, Andrew has discovered how to consistently generate a high number of referrals every time he speaks to an audience. On episode 168 he explains how he does it, which industries and which events he...

Duration:00:37:20

167. How to Use Social Media to Land More Gigs With Jon Acuff

1/9/2018
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Social media is part of our everyday lives, and it can be an effective business tool. But do you know how to use social media to land more gigs, while still being the real you? Our guest, Jon Acuff, does and he'll explain how in episode 167 of The Speaker Lab. When Jon isn't speaking or writing best-selling books, including his latest book Finish, he is actively sharing his work and his life on social media. Today we talk about how his social media platform and his online content have...

Duration:00:35:00

166. How to Stay Healthy When Speaking on the Road With Shawn Stevenson

1/2/2018
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Whether it's the start of a new year or not, it's your job to stay healthy. Your health should be a top priority for you as a speaker. Which begs the question: how to stay healthy when speaking on the road? It can be challenging and here to offer some practical solutions is Shawn Stevenson. Shawn knows all about speaking and staying healthy, he may be the healthiest person I know! I'm excited to share our conversation with you, we talk about his travel tips for eating healthy, staying...

Duration:00:43:31

165. Why and How to Diversify Your Revenue Streams With Dorie Clark

12/26/2017
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Do you know why and how to diversify your revenue streams? Our guest for today does and she's here to tell all. Dorie Clark is a marketing strategy consultant, executive coach, author and professional speaker who has 8 different revenue streams! Today she shares how she evolved her business to include speaking and diversified to have 8 different revenue streams. We also touch on how she's built those revenue streams over time, how she's positioned them to all feed into each other and how...

Duration:00:34:48

164. Creating Your Greatest Competitive Advantage as a Speaker With Vinh Giang

12/19/2017
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If you were creating your greatest competitive advantage what would it be? Our guest for today has discovered his and he's here to share what it is and how he found it. Vinh Giang is an international speaker and magician who is known for his ability to educate, entertain and enlighten his audiences. He joins me on this episode of The Speaker Lab to talk about the tireless dedication and work ethic needed to catapult him to such a high level of success. He also explains how his TEDx talk...

Duration:00:35:39

163. How to Stay Top of Mind With Potential Clients With Brandon Edmonson

12/12/2017
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The key to repeat business and staying booked solid is learning how to stay top of mind with potential clients. And one man who knows exactly how to do this is Brandon Edmonson of Premiere Speakers Bureau. Brandon is an agent with the bureau and in his role he books hundreds of gigs each year. He's gained a lot of insight in the process, all of which he shares today. On this episode of The Speaker Lab, we talk about how he finds and books engagements, how he stays top of mind with his...

Duration:00:41:54

162. How to Land 100 Speaking Gigs a Year With Ty Bennett

12/5/2017
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If you want to know how to land 100 speaking gigs a year, or even a fraction of that number, you will love today's guest! Ty Bennett first found his passion for speaking and training when he and his brother built a $25 million a year direct sales business together. As part of growing that business, he did a lot of speaking and training for their sales teams. In 2010, he decided to make speaking his top priority after he published his first book. He sold his half of the business to his...

Duration:00:37:39

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