98% of the time when I’m asked to speak on stage about SEO, I’m not allowed to sell from stage. Yet my whole reason for being there is to generate leads that will eventually turn into SEO consulting gigs. You can imagine the dilemma. I need some tools, techniques and tips that will help me to be more effective at generating the leads without seeming to be salesy from the stage because otherwise I won’t […]
Pat Quinn didn’t get his start as a professional speaker. Instead, he worked as a professional magician for 10 years before deciding to get a “real” job. He became a public school teacher and taught high school for 12 years, during which time he got a degree in brain research, focusing on how adults learn. This combination of experiences means he brings both stagecraft and a deep understanding of audiences to his presentations. Tune in to hear his wisdom and learn how to apply it to your own talks and presentations!
Today I'm talking with Dustin Mathews. Dustin is the cofounder of Speaking Empire and the coauthor (along with the incredible Dan Kennedy) of No B.S. Guide to Powerful Presentations. He's here to explain about best techniques for selling, reaching out to new customers, and making the most of your in-person presentations. Whether you conduct sales in person from presentations on stage or virtually through webinars, Dustin’s advice today will offer incredible value.
Today's guest is Tamsen Webster who's a brilliant keynote speaker and change strategist. She’s also an insightful “idea whisperer” who knows how to bring a talk or presentation to life. Her experience with the topic runs deep; she’s the executive director of the oldest (and one of the largest) locally organized TED talk events in the world. She’s particularly noteworthy for her simple yet powerful “red thread” framework, which she’ll explore in depth in this episode.
Mitch Carson is the bestselling author of The Silent Salesmen and an experienced speaker and seminar promoter. He has produced and starred in infomercials that have grossed over 8 figures in sales. Mitch Carson knows how to make you into a ‘star’ – not a Hollywood star, but a celebrity in your own field. Whether that’s Digital marketing or dentistry, becoming a celebrity, or thought leader, in your niche can give you a competitive advantage that leads to more business for your brand. We discuss: - The ‘Trifecta” of platforms you need to elevate your brand - Why you need to be guarded with your social presence - How to get your foot in the door towards the next step – your first podcast interview, first time on stage, etc. - How celebrity status opens doors and gives you a credibility advantage over competitors