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Grow Your Public Speaking Business

Hosted by Wendi McNeill, Founder of Charli Jane Speakers® since 2002 Visit our FREE speaker community at www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com I help Speakers who are struggling to grow their business and get booked by providing growth strategies and speaking opportunities so they can achieve a booked speaking schedule.

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61. 6 Ways to Get Speaking Gigs Quickly

6 Ways to Get Speaking Gigs Quickly Learn, share, grow and get connected today. www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com NOTE: 5 Days ONLY! The Charli Jane Club doors reopen Aug 1-5, 2019 grab your spot and get on the waitlist here https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/  we won't reopen until February of 2020 Get access to 400 new speaking opportunities a month + Wendi’s new 4-Phase Booked Solid Success Path and an awesome community.  6 Ways to Get Speaking Gigs Quickly Although there are many things you should do to set yourself up as a successful speaker and business owner, these are 6 things you can start with today to help maximize your success for getting booked consistently. I kept this list quick and easy on purpose. I want to see you succeed. Clear, doable steps are the key. You’ve got something that can change the world for the better and impact people in important ways. You can do this. Get started now. Want to learn more about the process I teach to Speakers which helps them get booked solid? Discover how we help speakers get found and get booked here. Get on the waitlist today to be sure you save your spot to join us when doors open August 5th. We’re launching our new Booked Solid Success Path and would love to have you be a part of the family of Public Speakers who are making it happen.  Psst ... If you have a few minutes I would LOVE a review. 

12 Jul 2019

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21: Increase your Reach with a Service Organization

Increase your Reach with a Service Organization. Visit us at www.CharliJane.com

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13 Apr 2016

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65. Why Your Title Should Be the First Thing You Focus On

Grow Your Speaking Biz Learn, share, grow and get connected today. www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com NOTE: Get access to 400 new speaking opportunities a month + Wendi’s new 4-Phase Booked Solid Success Path and an awesome community.  The Charli Jane Club doors have closed to new members but be sure to get on our waitlist to be notified when we open the doors again https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/ Today’s Podcast:  Why Your Title Should Be the First Thing You Focus On Get this right and your ahead of the pack and well on your way to getting booked! In this podcast I talk about how to attract the hiring party by your title and taglines. This is one of the first things they will see when they look at your speaker onesheet, your bio, signature line, your website and social channels. What do you want to be known for?  Listen in to today’s podcast …. This will really help you grow your business…. How to Be a $10K Speaker: It’s Not What You’re Thinking – Watch the video training here https://charlijane.com/free-to-10k Psst ... If you have a few minutes I would LOVE a review, thank you!

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26 Sep 2019

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24: The Public Speakers Image: First Impressions are Important and Remembered

The Public Speakers Image. Visit us at www.CharliJane.com

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63. 12 Ways A Professional Speaker Can Crush It

12 Ways A Professional Speaker Can Crush It!Learn, share, grow and get connected today. www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com NOTE: Get access to 400 new speaking opportunities a month + Wendi’s new 4-Phase Booked Solid Success Path and an awesome community.  The Charli Jane Club doors have closed to new members but be sure to get on our waitlist to be notified when we open the doors again https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/ Today’s Podcast: 12 Ways A Professional Speaker Can Crush It!When you decided, I mean truly decided, that you were going to jump into this highly competitive world of professional public speaking, did you have any idea how difficult it was going to be. Some of you may have seen early successes, and some may have taken a bit longer to get those gigs that made you say to yourself, “Self, I think this is going to work out.” Regardless of your path, you had to put strategies in your bag of tricks to make sure things are sustainable and profitable. Listen in to 12 tips for crushing it and making sure you’re able to stay in this for the long haul. How to Be a $10K Speaker: It’s Not What You’re Thinking – Watch the video training here  https://charlijane.com/how-to-be-a-10k-speaker-its-not-what-youre-thinking/ Psst ... If you have a few minutes I would LOVE a review, thank you!

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71. Key Strategies for Following Up On Testimonials

Grow Your Speaking Biz Learn, share, grow and get connected today. www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com NOTE: Get access to 400 + new speaking opportunities a month + Wendi’s new 4-Phase Booked Solid Success Path and an awesome community.   The Charli Jane Speakers Club doors are currently closed and will open to new members in January 22-28, 2020.  Join our waitlist to be notified when the doors are open and gain access to over 400 speaking opportunities every month + the Booked Solid Success Path + an awesome community! Join our waitlist here: https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/ Today’s Podcast:  Key Strategies for Following Up On Testimonials Starting now and going through 2020, I will be doing a series of Q&A taking cues from our Charli Jane Speakers Members. T he best way for other speakers to learn and grow their business is to hear from other speakers who have been in the trenches, have failed and succeeded.  I will talk about my tips and advice and also input from professional public speakers who are making things happen and doing well in the industry. So, let’s get started. Resources: 1. Sample Testimonial Template from Drew Stevens https://charlijane.com/key-strategies-for-following-up-on-testimonials/ This will really help you grow your business…. How to Be a $10K Speaker: It’s Not What You’re Thinking – Watch the video training here https://charlijane.com/free-to-10k Psst ... If you have a few minutes I would LOVE a review, thank you! :-) 

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2 Jan 2020

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70. 4 Things to Do Today to Attract Meeting Planners

Grow Your Speaking Biz Learn, share, grow and get connected today. www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com NOTE: Get access to 400 + new speaking opportunities a month + Wendi’s new 4-Phase Booked Solid Success Path and an awesome community.   The Charli Jane Speakers Club doors are currently closed and will open to new members in February 2020. Join our waitlist to be notified when the doors are open and gain access to over 400 speaking opportunities every month + the Booked Solid Success Path + an awesome community! Join our waitlist here: https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/ Today’s Podcast:  4 Things to Do Today to Attract Meeting Planners  Not too long ago a member of the Charli Jane Speakers Club asked me, “How can I attract meeting planners?” That is the million-dollar question, right!? The answer is just as valuable. There is no magic wand. But the results from the work you will put in can be magical. Simply, you have to build and maintain a strong speaking platform. Listen in to the 4 ways you can start attracting planners to you: This will really help you grow your business…. How to Be a $10K Speaker: It’s Not What You’re Thinking – Watch the video training here https://charlijane.com/free-to-10k Psst ... If you have a few minutes I would LOVE a review, thank you! :-) 

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19 Dec 2019

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59. How to Be a $10K Speaker: It’s Not What You’re Thinking

How to Be a $10K Speaker: It’s Not What You’re Thinking Learn, share, grow and get connected today. www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com NOTE: The Charli Jane Club doors closed to new members May 1, 2019, and will reopen Aug 1-5, 2019 grab your spot and get on the waitlist here https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/ Get access to 400 new speaking opportunities a month + Wendi’s new 4-Phase Booked Solid Success Path and an awesome community. How to Be a $10K Speaker: It’s Not What You’re Thinking I’m going to be blunt with you. Because I care about you, and I know you’re very likely stuck in a traditional speaking career business model that has you thinking you already know how to be a speaker who gets $10,000 per event. You’re working hard to build your platform, make those connections and work your audiences into a fan-frenzied following that you can tap into for the big speaking fees. You’re probably thinking that someday, you’ll be able to ask for, and get, that kind of appearance fee while planners are lining up to book you years in advance, and smiling while they hand over those heavy checks. There are some really good resources out there that will help a speaker get to that point, but I’ll tell you this: If you’re not famous already, or are the very pinnacle expert in your field, you will not get those kinds of fees starting out. No planner is going to pay you that kind of money unless you’re a household name, famous, an ex-president, astronaut, etc. And, honestly, maybe not even then. You see where I’m going, right? That list could go on and on. But if you’re not on it already, you will need to think outside of that very narrow lane to get to your $10K payday. Here’s the right turn you need to make. Get ready to put your blinker on. Psst ... If you have a few minutes I would LOVE a review. :)

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13 Jun 2019

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66. A Speaker’s Life Should Be …

 Grow Your Speaking Biz Learn, share, grow and get connected today. www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com NOTE: Get access to 400 new speaking opportunities a month + Wendi’s new 4-Phase Booked Solid Success Path and an awesome community.  The Charli Jane Speakers Club doors open to new members Nov 1-6, 2019 (6 days only) until February 2020. Join our waitlist to be notified when the doors are open and gain access to over 400 speaking opportunities every month + the Booked Solid Success Path + an awesome community!  https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/ Today’s Podcast:  A Speaker’s Life Should Be … People become professional public Speakers in a variety of ways and for numerous reasons. You yourself may be one of the tens of thousands of people in the world who have decided they have a message so important that you must be professional Speaker – no matter what. If so, you’ve chosen a profession that can be challenging, difficult, sometimes disheartening and just plain discouraging. It doesn’t have to be, though. It can be very rewarding and give you the life that you have dreamed of. So, don’t lose heart, listen in for some encouragement and inspiration about how to make your Speaker Life what you’ve always wanted it to be…. This will really help you grow your business…. How to Be a $10K Speaker: It’s Not What You’re Thinking – Watch the video training here https://charlijane.com/free-to-10k Psst ... If you have a few minutes I would LOVE a review, thank you! :-) 

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25 Oct 2019

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50. Marketing tips from Charli Jane Speaker Members

Hi there! I want to invite you to our free Facebook group "Grow Your Speaking Biz" at www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com see you over there! :)  Ok on to the show ... In today's podcast, I’m sharing a few of Charli Jane Speaker members marketing strategies in 2018.  *Alfred Poor is a career skills and small business marketing expert. You can learn more about Alfred here https://charlijane.com/profile-alfred-poor *Diahana Barnes is an Award-winning trainer, speaker, author, and spiritual business coach and you can learn ore about her here https://charlijane.com/profile-diahana-barnes/ If you’d like to learn more about your spiritual sales style and how to use it to attract clients in your sales and marketing...take the quiz here http://www.diahanabarnes.com/spiritual_quiz/ *Drew Stevens - Speaker, Author, Consultant, and Selling Professional. You can learn more about Drew here https://charlijane.com/profile-drew-j-stevens-phd/ Take a listen and join us over at www.CharliJane.com Also, if you have a few minutes I would love a review, this would really help me out! Thanks so much :)

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9 Jan 2019

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56. Squirrel Syndrome: 7 Content Creation Cures for the Distractible Speaker

Hi there! I want to invite you to our free Facebook group "Grow Your Speaking Biz" at www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com see you over there! Ok on to the show ... In today's podcast #56, I’m talking about "The Squirrel Syndrome: 7 Content Creation Cures for the Distractible Speaker" I get it. You’re super busy, scrambling in all different directions trying to build your reserves so you can finally rest for the Winter. Okay, well, we both know speakers don’t rest for Winter, or Summer, or for any other season, but this is a metaphor I’m working on here, so hang in there with me. Like our friend the squirrel, we creatives and entrepreneurs can get distracted quite easily by the next thing. We can also get stymied by decisions or overwhelmed by advice on marketing and producing, so much so, that we stop thinking about the future, and we go into survival mode. Survival mode is not where the joyful sustainability I want for you comes from. Take a listen to this podcast and join us over at www.CharliJane.com Also, if you have a few minutes I would LOVE a review, this would really help me out! Thanks so much :) Hugs, Wendi Founder of Charli Jane Speakers

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2 May 2019

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53. Attract the best speaking engagements with videos

Hi there! I want to invite you to our free Facebook group "Grow Your Speaking Biz" at www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com see you over there! :)  Ok on to the show ... Today I talk about attracting the best speaking engagements with videos. Update: You can replace the QR code I mention with your Facebook code if you want them to be directed to your Facebook page. Take a listen to this podcast and join us over at www.CharliJane.com Also, if you have a few minutes I would love a review, this would really help me out! Thanks so much :)

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21 Feb 2019

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55. 3 Essential Ways To Fix Your Speaker Website Banner Today

Ready to level up your speaking game? Join our fantastic Facebook group “Grow Your Speaking Biz” to learn, share, grow and get connected today. www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com NOTE: The Charli Jane Club doors will close to new members May 1, 2019, and reopen in August of 2019. Get access to 400 new speaking opportunities a month + an awesome community and tools. Join us at www.CharliJane.com3 Essential Ways To Fix Your Speaker Website Banner TodayWhy aren’t you getting the page views you need for bookings and sales? In today’s world of online information & image overload, you have a nanosecond to grab your viewers’ attention and to start building trust. Once they land on your website, you must have a clear, visually sticky banner to pull them in immediately and to get them to scroll further so you have the opportunity to build a relationship. Why aren’t you getting the page views you need for bookings and sales? In today’s world of online information & image overload, you have a nanosecond to grab your viewers’ attention and to start building trust. Once they land on your website, you must have a clear, visually sticky banner to pull them in immediately and to get them to scroll further so you have the opportunity to build a relationship. Listen in while I tell you the 3 common mistakes and how to fix them. Psst ... If you have a few minutes I would LOVE a review. :)

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16 Apr 2019

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64. Marketing Material Madness

Grow Your Speaking Biz Learn, share, grow and get connected today. www.SpeakingBizCommunity.com NOTE: Get access to 400 new speaking opportunities a month + Wendi’s new 4-Phase Booked Solid Success Path and an awesome community.  The Charli Jane Club doors have closed to new members but be sure to get on our waitlist to be notified when we open the doors again https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/ Today’s Podcast:  Marketing Material Madness It’s nowhere near March, but it is definitely time for some madness. Time for some Spring cleaning, too - even though we’re into September now. What are we going to get to madly cleaning, you ask? Your marketing materials, that’s what. Because let’s face it, time for some tough love here, some of the stuff you’ve been putting out there is getting tired. You’ve been riding on its momentum for far too long and it’s stagnated. You may not even realize it, either, because I get it, you’re super busy. And hey, this stuff worked for you 5 (10, 15 - yikes) years ago and got you gigs, so why change it now? Listen in to today’s podcast J…. This will really help you grow your business…. How to Be a $10K Speaker: It’s Not What You’re Thinking – Watch the video training here https://charlijane.com/free-to-10k Psst ... If you have a few minutes I would LOVE a review, thank you!

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12 Sep 2019

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23: 10 Things That Should Be On Your Speaker Website

10 Things That Should Be On Your Speaker Website.  Visit us at www.CharliJane.com

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22: Attract the Best Speaking Engagements with Sample Videos

Attract the Best Speaking Engagements with Sample Videos.   Visit us at www.CharliJane.com

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13 Apr 2016

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