100 episodes

Helping speakers grow their speaking business, build a strong platform and connect with meeting planners.

Grow Your Public Speaking Business Wendi McNeill

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Helping speakers grow their speaking business, build a strong platform and connect with meeting planners.

    131. Why Speakers Are Marketers First, and Speakers Second

    131. Why Speakers Are Marketers First, and Speakers Second

    Why Speakers Are Marketers First, and Speakers Second
    In This Episode You Will Learn About:

    Why Speakers are marketers first and speakers second
    How to try and test marketing strategies

     

    Resources: 

     

    Grow Your Speaking Business Facebook Community. Get help on repurposing your content, ask questions, get ideas, get resources and tools and make lasting connections. See you over there! https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrowYourSpeakingBiz 

     

    Charli Jane Speakers Club since 2005 - The club that gets you booked! 400-800 new speaking opportunities every single week! That's 5,200-10,400 opportunities every year! That's A LOT and there is something for everyone! The cart is currently closed but opens July 14-19, 2022 to new members. 6 days only! You can learn more and join our waitlist here to get an invite in your email https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/ 

     

    In my podcast, I told you I like to share a resource with my listeners in each podcast. I jotted down 50 speaking events that are accepting speaker proposals right now! Links included + a video tutorial on how to best use the list. Start submitting proposals today! https://charlijane.com/call-for-speakers/

     

    Show notes:

    There’s no question that, to build a successful speaking business, you have to have charisma, excellent delivery, and a way of connecting with and engaging audiences every time you step out on that stage. 

     

    However, while it’s vital to hone your speaking skills, they are, in a way, secondary to the ability to market yourself. Why? Because without effective marketing strategies, even the most talented speakers in the world would struggle to stay afloat in the competitive public speaking industry.

    If you’re a little confused, stick with me, and I’ll explain why the success of your business depends on your marketing ability much more than your on-stage speaking talent.

    Enjoy the Podcast and if you have time, I would LOVE and really appreciate a review, this will really help me out :) 

     

    Thank you so much!

    Keep Inspiring!

     

    Wendi 

    CharliJane.com

    • 10 min
    130: 5 Ways Adding Regular Blog Content Helps Your Speaker Business Website

    130: 5 Ways Adding Regular Blog Content Helps Your Speaker Business Website

    5 Ways Adding Regular Blog Content Helps Your Speaker Business Website

     

    In This Episode You Will Learn About:

     

    How blogging helps your website with SEO

     

    How blogging builds authority

     

    How blogging drives traffic to your site

     

    How blogging provides useful content

     

    How blogging helps you better connect with your audience

     

    How blogging can help you get discovered by new audiences

     

    Blogging has long been a passion of mine as a business owner. It allows me to communicate my ideas, share my knowledge, and connect with others who might be interested in what I have to say.

     

    But it actually goes much deeper than that and benefits my website, and therefore my business, in many ways.

     

    In this podcast I talk about five of the many ways adding regular blog content to your speaker website will help your business grow.

     

    Resources: 

     

    Grow Your Speaking Business Facebook Community. Get help on repurposing your content, ask questions, get ideas, get resources and tools and make lasting connections. See you over there! https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrowYourSpeakingBiz 

     

    Charli Jane Speakers Club since 2005 - The club that gets you booked! https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/ the cart is currently closed to new members but please join our waitlist to be notified when we open again

     

    I jotted down 50 speaking events that are accepting speaker proposals right now! Links included + a video tutorial on how to best use the list. Start submitting proposals today! https://charlijane.com/call-for-speakers

     

    Enjoy the Podcast and if you have time, I would LOVE and really appreciate a review, this will really help me out :) 

     

    Thank you so much!

    Keep Inspiring!

    Wendi 

     

    • 13 min
    129. How to Repurpose the Heck Out of Your Speaker Content (With 4 Examples)

    129. How to Repurpose the Heck Out of Your Speaker Content (With 4 Examples)

    How to Repurpose the Heck Out of Your Speaker Content (With 4 Examples)
    In This Episode You Will Learn About:

    How repurposing your speaker content works
    4 examples of how you can repurpose your content today
    Where you can get help and ideas on repurposing your content

     

    As those of you who have worked with me will know, I’ve long advocated for the need for you to be everywhere, all the time. 

     

    But as a busy speaker or someone balancing their up-and-coming speaking business with other work and family commitments, that can seem like an impossible task.

     

    The answer lies in repurposing your content. By repurposing your content, you can be everywhere, all the time, without actually having to BE everywhere, all the time. In other words, you can get more done in less time by working smarter, not harder.

     

    Enjoy the Podcast and if you have time, I would LOVE and really appreciate a review, this will really help me out :) 

     

    Resources: 

     

    Grow Your Speaking Business Facebook Community. Get help on repurposing your content, ask questions, get ideas, get resources and tools and make lasting connections. See you over there! https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrowYourSpeakingBiz 

     

    Charli Jane Speakers Club since 2005 - The club that gets you booked! https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/ the cart is currently closed to new members but please join our waitlist to be notified when we open again

     

    I jotted down 50 speaking events that are accepting speaker proposals right now! Links included + a video tutorial on how to best use the list. Start submitting proposals today! https://charlijane.com/call-for-speakers

     

    Enjoy the Podcast and if you have time, I would LOVE and really appreciate a review, this will really help me out :) 

     

    Thank you so much!

    Keep Inspiring!

     

    Wendi xo 

    CharliJane.com

    • 14 min
    128. Sales Funnels for Speakers: An Introduction to the Basics

    128. Sales Funnels for Speakers: An Introduction to the Basics

    Sales Funnels for Speakers: An Introduction to the Basics


     


    In this podcast, I’m talking a little about the basics of a speaker's sales funnel.


     


    Resources:


     


    🎤  I created 2 professional speaker one-sheets to help you get booked speaking gigs!! (Easy to customize in Canva to fit your brand) grab them here https://charlijane.com/free-speaker-one-sheet-templates/


     


     


    The Charli Jane Speakers Club helps you get booked consistently. 


    Benefits are many but the ones our members love the best are:


    400 + speaking opportunities every month

    The Booked Solid Success Path

    The Charli Jane Speaker Family 


    The doors are closed to new members on our website but to our podcast listeners you can join us here:


    https://charlijane.samcart.com/products/charli-jane-speakers-club-monthly-podcast


    If you would like to learn more about the club please visit us here:


    https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/


     


    If you enjoyed the Podcast and if you have time, I would LOVE and really appreciate a review, this will really help me out :) 


     


    Also, don't forget to join us in our free speaker Facebook community  >> Grow Your Speaking Biz Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrowYourSpeakingBiz


     


    Thank you so much!


     


    Keep Inspiring!  ~ Wendi  


    CharliJane.com

    • 12 min
    127. Avoid These 5 Common Speaker Call to Action Mistakes

    127. Avoid These 5 Common Speaker Call to Action Mistakes

    Avoid These 5 Common Speaker Call to Action Mistakes


    In this podcast, I’m talking about 5 mistakes I've seen speakers make when creating their CTAs.


     


    Resources:


     


    🎤  I created 2 professional speaker one-sheets to help you get booked speaking gigs!! (Easy to customize in Canva to fit your brand) grab them here https://charlijane.com/free-speaker-one-sheet-templates/


     


    The Charli Jane Speakers Club helps you get booked consistently. 


    Benefits are many but the ones our members love the best are:


    400 + speaking opportunities every month

    The Booked Solid Success Path

    The Charli Jane Speaker Family 


    The doors are closed to new members on our website but to our podcast listeners you can join us here:


    https://charlijane.samcart.com/products/charli-jane-speakers-club-monthly-podcast


    If you would like to learn more about the club please visit us here:


    https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/


     


    If you enjoyed the Podcast and if you have time, I would LOVE and really appreciate a review, this will really help me out :) 


     


    Also, don't forget to join us in our free speaker Facebook community  >> Grow Your Speaking Biz Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrowYourSpeakingBiz


     


    Thank you so much!


    Keep Inspiring!  ~ Wendi  


    CharliJane.com

    • 13 min
    126. 7 Features That Should be Included in All Speaker Videos

    126. 7 Features That Should be Included in All Speaker Videos

    7 Features That Should be Included in All Speaker Videos


    In this podcast, I’m talking about 7 features that should be included in all speaker videos. 


     


    Resources:


     


    🎤  I created 2 professional speaker one-sheets to help you get booked speaking gigs!! (Easy to customize in Canva to fit your brand) grab them here https://charlijane.com/free-speaker-one-sheet-templates/


     


    The Charli Jane Speakers Club helps you get booked consistently. 


    Benefits are many but the ones our members love the best are:


    400 + speaking opportunities every month

    The Booked Solid Success Path

    The Charli Jane Speaker Family 


    The doors are closed to new members on our website but to our podcast listeners you can join us here:


    https://charlijane.samcart.com/products/charli-jane-speakers-club-monthly-podcast


    If you would like to learn more about the club please visit us here:


    https://charlijane.com/charli-jane-speakers-club/


     


    If you enjoyed the Podcast and if you have time, I would LOVE and really appreciate a review, this will really help me out :) 


     


    Also, don't forget to join us in our free speaker Facebook community  >> Grow Your Speaking Biz Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrowYourSpeakingBiz


     


    Thank you so much!


     


    Keep Inspiring!  ~ Wendi  


    CharliJane.com

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Theresa Croft ,

Powerful Words Of Clarity

Wendi provides a treasure chest of valuable tools, tips and wise advice. I’ve bookmarked this podcast and can already see the value to check in often!
Thank you Wendi for your spirit of excellence!

MsScheherazade ,

Fabulous

Great advice from the Maestra!

On Cue Virtual ,

Always so helpful

Wendi really knows her stuff! And she shares it in short bursts of actionable info that helps me keep moving forward in my business. I have learned so much over the years following her at Charli Jane Speakers. I am so grateful for the podcast because now I can listen on my walks and car and get inspired for the day. Thanks Wendi! 💗

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