Episode #144

How to Charge a $20K Public Speaking Fee

With Mitch Joel

Ever wonder how some people can charge a $20K public speaking fee, but others struggle to make ends meet?

There are a few key elements that make this possible and today, on episode 144 of The Speaker Lab podcast, Mitch Joel, an international speaker, author, and CEO walks us through the process of how to position yourself as a highly sought-after speaker that can charge $10K, $20K or more.

Mitch shares a story of how he spoke in front of 6,000 people and shared the stage with Dr. Phil on his first ever speaking engagement.

Today, Mitch works with companies like Wal-Mart, Google, and Starbucks and he breaks it all down for you on the podcast.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • How to find your “content center of excellence” and why you need it.
  • Examples of great speakers who have gone from $5K to $50K in speaking fees.
  • What is an SME and how can you be one?
  • 3 “must-haves” if you want to be considered someone with a “significant platform”.
  • How to know if you’re killing it on stage or not.
  • Why being memorable is better than funny.
  • How social media plays a role in how much you can charge.
  • What is the Louis CK model of public speaking?
  • How to identify yourself as 1 of 3 types of speakers.
  • And so much more!

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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