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The Speaker Lab Podcast

Want to learn how to get booked and paid to speak — consistently? The Speaker Lab podcast features business tactics, speaking tips, and insider strategies from Grant Baldwin, The Speaker Lab coaches, and some of the world’s most successful speakers.

You’ll learn how to find speaking gigs, build relationships in your industry, negotiate higher speaker fees, and grow your speaking business. Every week, this podcast will give you key insights and practical advice from speakers who have been there and done that and can help you take the next step in your speaking journey. Whether you’re just getting started as a paid speaker or you’re a veteran speaker looking to build and grow your business, The Speaker Lab Podcast is here for you!

You bring the message.
We help you Get Booked and Paid™.

Do you have a message to share with the world? 

Want to make an impact, unlock career flexibility, and find financial freedom through sharing that message from the stage?

You’re in the right place.

We help aspiring speakers get consistently booked and paid to speak through our proven SPEAK Framework™, or the “business” side of speaking. 

Whether you’ve never gotten paid to speak or you’re booking paid gigs every week, we can help you launch, build, or grow your speaking business.

Get a Free Copy of The Successful Speaker!

Learn the exact system TSL founder Grant Baldwin used to build a 7-figure speaking career and help THOUSANDS of other speakers Get Booked and Paid to Speak™ on a consistent basis.

The Successful Speaker will show you how thousands of speakers in every industry are using the SPEAK Framework™ to build thriving speaking businesses and get paid to share their message with the world.

Hi, I'm Grant Baldwin,
founder of The Speaker Lab.

Despite starting my speaking career with no audience, no following, and no network, I’ve earned over $2+ million from 500+ paid engagements all over the world. I’ve done everything from closed-door workshops to keynotes in front of 13,000 people. And I did all of that without using traditional booking agents or speaker bureaus

The Speaker Lab is the resource I wish I had when I began my speaking journey. We help aspiring speakers get consistently booked and paid to speak through our SPEAK Framework™, or the “business” side of speaking.

Want to know exactly what to say to finally land paid speaking gigs?

We’ll send you the exact three emails you can send to conference planners and event organizers that Grant Baldwin (our founder) used to book over $2M in speaking gigs. 

Ready to Get Paid To Speak?

We teach speakers how to consistently get booked and paid to speak. Whether you’ve never gotten paid to speak or you’re booking paid gigs every week, we can help you launch, build, or grow your speaking business.

Since 2015, we’ve helped thousands of speakers find clarity, confidence, and a clear path to make an impact. Our courses and coaching have helped thousands of people just like you get booked and paid to speak. We’d love to come alongside you and help you in your speaking journey.

Here's the Proof

Our Program Has Helped Thousands Of Speakers Book More Gigs & Make More Money

Practical Advice and Strategies for Building Your Speaking Business

Training, case studies, and our best tips and tricks to help you find and book more paid speaking gigs than ever before.

How to navigate transitions in your speaking business
Maryalice: It's a true honor to have the opportunity to introduce you to some of our amazing students. I promise you're going to learn so much from their experiences and be inspired by their perseverance....
Top 10 Professional Speaking Conferences You Should Know About
Introduction If you've started a speaking business, but are still figuring out the lay of the land, you may benefit from networking with other professional speakers. But where do you find them? While the internet...
57 Resources for Speakers
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How to pay taxes as a speaker
Introduction Do you dread taxes or worry you aren’t using the right entity for your speaking business? In this post, we are going to tackle how to pay taxes as a speaker. As a full-time...
9 Travel Tips For Speakers
Introduction If you are somebody who loves to travel, then a public speaking career will definitely be appealing to you, because you're going to get to travel A LOT. But maybe you're not super experienced...
How to write a speaker contract
Introduction So you've started a speaking career, booked your first gig, and you get an email asking for a speaker contract. What do you do? What should be included in your contract? How much should...
This one mistake is costing you thousands in your speaking business
Maryalice: Hey everyone! I'm Mary Goldsmith, Director of Student Success here at the Speaker Lab, and today I'm joined by one of our fabulous coaches, Jeremy Rockford. For this episode of the Coach's Corner series,...
6 Tips from Successful Female Speakers
Introduction In the speaking industry, just the idea of female motivational speakers, researchers, and coaches would have a century ago been regarded as radical. But today, women around the world have made headlines with powerful...
How to get a speaking gig with a Fortune 500 company
Introduction If you've read our post, "How much does a public speaker make?" you might have noticed that one of the most lucrative paid public speaking opportunities is speaking for companies and at corporate conferences....
How much does a public speaker make?
Introduction If you are a coach, consultant, or businessperson and you have thought about starting a side business to supplement your income, you might be looking for ways to leverage your expertise to attract new...

Apply For the Booked & Paid To Speak Cohort And Get Your First (Or Next) Paid Speaking Gig — Guaranteed

If you’re selected to enroll in our coaching program, do the work, and still don’t get booked and paid to speak through this program, we’ll give you a full refund. But due to the 100% money back warranty and unlimited coaching offered, we only select 10 students to work with per cohort.