Episode #28

How Speakers Can Grow an Email List

With Bryan Harris

Have you ever wondered why you need an email list and how to start, grow and monetize one?

You are in luck! Today I’m talking with Bryan Harris of Video Fruit. He’s here to explain all the details of an email list from A to Z.

On this episode, Bryan explains his repeated attempts to start a business, and his repeated failures. He also explains why growing an email list was the key to his eventual success, and why following in the footsteps of key influencers like Nathan Barry and Seth Godin finally gave him traction.

There’s all of that and so much more on today episode of The Speaker Lab!


  • What is an email list and why is important?
  • What book opened his eyes to the need for an email list?
  • What is offline vs. online advertising?
  • Can you create an email list for any topic?
  • Why should you choose email over Facebook or Twitter or other social media?
  • Why having people know, like and trust you is so crucial to your success.
  • How can you get people to opt-in to your list?
  • Bryan shares how he generated 10k subscribers and $25k in sales in 10 months!
  • And much, much more!

Tweetable: “An email list is great real estate!”– Bryan Harris


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. 

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