Whether you are speaking to a classroom-sized workshop or taking on the big stage in front of hundreds of people, building your speaking career is a sure-fire way to position yourself as an expert in your field, develop a deeper connection with a brand audience and spread your message…all at the same time.
If you’ve been thinking about whether you should start hitting stages this year, this episode is all about how you can build a speaking career into your Youpreneur ecosystem. I dive into the basics you’ll need to cover from crafting your talk to getting ready to hit the stage.
I also talk about the different ways you can monetize your speaking career, important things you’ll need to invest in to take your speaking to the next level plus my number one tip when building a slide deck. Get that notepad and pen out, you’re going to need it!
Essential Learning Points From This Episode:
- Do you even need to build a speaking career to develop your personal brand
- How you can approach speakers to offer to speak
- Different ways you can monetize your speaking career
- Approaching the free versus the paid speaking model
- Much, much more!
Important Links & Mentions From this Episode:
- Youpreneur Academy
- Pick up Chris’ first bestselling book, Virtual Freedom
- Join the Youpreneur Incubator waitlist!
- Browse the Youpreneur FM Podcast Archive
- Get tickets to this year’s Youpreneur Summit
- Pick up Chris’ second bestselling book, Rise of the Youpreneur
- Download your FREE copy of the Personal Branding Roadmap
- Check out our FREE video course on YouTube!
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Chris founded Youpreneur® in 2015. He is a serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker and author of the bestselling books “Virtual Freedom” and “Rise of the Youpreneur”. He hosts our weekly podcast, Youpreneur.FM, as well as our annual conference, the Youpreneur Summit. Chris is based in Cambridge, UK.