The Secrets to Getting Paid as a Public Speaker, with Grant Baldwin

Powerhouse public speaker Grant Baldwin joins the show to talk about what we need to do to get those invites and build those relationships to earn paid bookings.

One of the most direct ways to position yourself as an authority in your market is public speaking. But how do you get started? And how do you get paid once you’ve got some experience under your belt?

Here to give away all his secrets is professional speaker Mr. Grant Baldwin. For the last 8 years he has made his living as a professional speaker: having spoken at over 450 paid speaking gigs, earning $1.5 million in fees in the process. In the last year he has also been teaching others how to get booked and paid to speak.

On episode 153 of Youpreneur FM he spills the beans on how to get more invites, more bookings and more money for speaking! Specifically we talk about why you must narrow down your target audience, how to build relationships that will lead to gigs and provide value in the process.

This show is solidly packed with value bombs and knowledge missiles! You absolutely will want your notepad or Evernote handy for all the wisdom Grant shares, get ready and then dive on in.

In this 41 minute episode Grant Baldwin and I discuss:

  • What are the 3 foundational questions to ask when you start speaking?
  • What is a sizzle reel and do you need one?
  • How much did Grant spend on his first video reel?
  • What topics typically pay the best for speaking gigs?
  • This is one of the best marketing tools for your speaking career: what is it?

The Show Notes