097. How to Use LinkedIn to Gain Speaking Gigs With Josh Turner

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Josh Turner joins Grant Baldwin on The Speaker Lab to talk about LinkedIn, his business LinkedSelling and how to create a highly targeted list of prospects on the networking site.

If you’re looking to connect with a highly targeted group of prospects to help you grow and advance your speaking career, you’ll want to hear today’s guest! Josh Turner is a LinkedIn guru, as well as the founder and creator of LinkedSelling.

On episode 97 of The Speaker Lab, Josh and I discuss how he became interested in LinkedIn, how he helped his first client generate $20 million from a campaign on the networking site and the proper ways to connect and grow your network with LinkedIn (and why so many people are using it wrong).

I decided to bring on Josh because many people have asked me how to use LinkedIn to grow their speaking careers. Not only is he a friend, but he’s a wealth of information. He’ll help you figure out the best way to tap into the LinkedIn scene and much more on today’s show!


  • How Josh knew he had something special with his LinkedIn business.
  • What is Linked University and who is it for?
  • How NOT to use LinkedIn and why it’s gotten a bad rap in many circles.
  • The three ways to stay top-of-mind with your highest value prospects.
  • The best way to initiate a connection with someone on this particular site.
  • What’s the biggest mistake most people make on LinkedIn right away?
  • When to include a call to action, and when to make a pitch to your prospects.
  • What a campaign on LinkedIn consists of, and how to do it properly.
  • And so much more!

Tweetable: Get a targeted list of prospects together quickly!”
Josh Turner