024. How to Utilize a Speakers Bureau With Shawn Hanks

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Shawn Hanks joins Grant Baldwin on The Speaker Lab to talk about speakers bureaus and how they can help your career.

On episode 24 of The Speaker Lab, I’m sitting down with Shawn Hanks, my friend, and neighbor who runs Premiere Speakers Bureau.

Not sure what a speakers bureau can do for you or why you should join you one? That’s why he’s here: he will explain exactly what a speakers bureau does and how being a member of one can help your speaking career.

Shawn also shares his insights on how a speaker can become represented in his bureau, what is required of one of his bureau’s speakers and much more. Listen in for all of the details on this episode of The Speaker Lab!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

  • What are specific ways a speakers bureau can enhance your speaking career?
  • What is the difference between a celebrity speaker and a content speaker?
  • The importance of having universal and valuable content.
  • How much does a membership in a speakers bureau cost?
  • The difference between being exclusive and non-exclusive with a bureau.
  • What does Shawn look for in a speaker?
  • The right way to put together a demo video.
  • What types of opportunities are in the market for speakers?
  • And much, much more!

Tweetable: “Take your momentum and multiply it.”– Shawn Hanks

EPISODE RESOURCES

  • This is an essay on how to work with Bureaus – nice work gentlemen!

  • Joel Widmer

    Great takeaways and resources, thanks!