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What is your business model? The Speaking Business Multiplier

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What is your Business Model?

By Douglas Vermeeren, The Speaking Business Multiplier

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Many speakers want to create a successful and profitable business. The reality is that there is a lot of competition out there and only a small portion of speakers are actually even able to do this full time let alone build a prosperous business. There are a few things that you can do to increase your chances for success and the first thing would be to determine the business model you are going to use for your speaking business.

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Early in my business career I had an experience that may be useful to share. In my late teens I had an idea for a business. I had a family friend that expressed he might be willing to help me launch it. He invited me to assemble my materials and come see him. I decided to get busy and build a business plan. I borrowed books form the library and got busy assembling what I thought a business plan looked like. I’ll never forget the night before I was at the local Kinkos putting the finishing touches on the plan until two a.m. adding colour diagrams and images. I put in a lot of work.

The next day when I brought it for him to take a look at he didn’t even open it up. Instead he asked one question. Where are the transactions in your business? He then explained that while a business plan was useful it was only a guide and often changed with the marketplace conditions, challenges faced by the business and many other factors. However if I knew where the transactions were I could recognize what activities where going to make my money.

So today I’m not going to tell you how to build you business specifically but I want you to think about where your transactions are. Here’s a small list some of my students came up with at on of our High Profit Speaker events:

Speaking for a fee

Selling product from the stage

Be an MC

Speak at schools

Coaching

Consulting

Mentoring

Joint venturing

Training for others

online courses

Workshops

Subscriptions

retreats

study at home courses

franchising/licensing

Cruises

Network marketing trainer

Selling products in stores/infomercials

Product consultant

Hosting your own events

Event consultant

Mastermind host

Speaking bureau

Writing articles or blogs

Media guest

Smart phone applications

Designing a game (ie. Cashflow)

Naturally there are many more options. I have listed only the few my students mentioned at our last event. Naturally there are many more. Feel free to pick ones you’d like to use and make a comment and list the ones that are not mentioned here.

douglas-vermeeren-600Douglas Vermeeren is the Speaking Business Multiplier. His clients include beginning speakers all the way to celebrities, athletes, top business leaders and more. His focus is on helping them to develop high profit speaking, coaching and training businesses. He is the author of three books in the guerrilla marketing series and filmmaker behind 3 of the most popular personal development films of all time. http://www.DouglasVermeeren.com

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A weird way of setting Goals for transformational leaders and speakers

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A weird way of setting goals for transformational leaders and speakers

By Douglas Vermeeren

Goal setting is the hot topic of the day! Most people that I’ve chatted with on the subject generally do it in categories in their life. Some of those categories include what they will do in their personal life and relationships, Business/product growth and revenue growth, things they’d like to learn and accomplish personally. These are all important areas to focus on – but here’s a quick thought. Have you ever made a list of the people you’d like to serve this year and what you’d like to do for them?

I’m talking simply make the list and leave it at that.

Think about it. If you make a list of who you’d like to serve and how you want to empower them, don’t you think most everything else will take care of itself?

If you are truly interested to become a transformational leader and help people get results doesn’t this approach make more sense. Your students and contacts will reward you as they get results. We have a saying at High Profit Speaker, “Compensation follows completion. People don’t pay for good intentions.” So in your planning focus your time and look at who you can help, how you can help and make it less about what you want.

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You already have heard Zig Ziglar’s oft quoted truth, “You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough other people get what they want.” Don’t just say it. Live it!

Happy New Year!

 

 

 

 

The Speakers Secret Weapon: High Profit Speaker

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Speaker_Training_Systems copy 2The Speakers Secret Weapon: High Profit Speaker
By Terri McCoullough

Are you a professional speaker? If you are then you understand some of the challenges that the speaking business can present. How can you find more stages to present on? How can you grow your brand and establish yourself as an expert? How can you create products, workshops and seminars that people will buy? And then there’s the question that seems to challenge eery speaker in the business – How can you sell it more successful from the stage?

If these are questions that you’ve wondered about then you’ll be glad to hear about High Profit Speaker. Speakers who have been through the program are calling it their secret weapon.

High Profit Speaker is a training organization focused on giving speakers the business tools they need to succeed. Unlike other speaker training program it does not focus exclusively on delivery from the stage or development of content. While it does help with those things it assumes that you already have a pretty good handle on your areas of expertise. What it focuses on are the things that most programs leave out – the business. High Profit Speaker helps speakers create effective business models, sales funnels, conversion systems, attract more media and PR, creating product that sells easily and then teaches you multiple effective systems for selling from the stage stress free and with ease.

The founder of High Profit Speaker, Douglas Vermeeren has quite an impressive track record. As a speaker he was able to earn more than 1.6 Million dollars in his first 6 months as a speaker. He was able to create relationships with top speakers like Bob Proctor, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Joe Vitale, John Demartini, Marcie Shimoff, Bob Doyle, Marie Diamond, Morris Goodman, John Gray, Loral Langemiere, Marshall Sylver, Randy Gage, Raymond Aaron and many others to create 3 hit personal development films. (The Opus, The Gratitude Experiment and The Treasure Map.) One of which is now available in 23 languages worldwide through Random House. He has co-authored 3 books in the Guerrilla Marketing series with Jay Conrad Levinson and recently finished a book for the Dummies Series. He is also a sought after media expert and arguably the most featured personal development on Television today. He has shared the stage with nearly every major speaker in the world and has spoken on nearly every continent on the globe.

Now why would you need to know all this? Because the majority of the trainings for High Profit Speaker are taught by Vermeeren himself. If you want to learn how to do the kinds of things that he has done in his speaking career then it makes sense to go to the source.

As a resource for speakers the company High Profit Speaker has consistently been rated as the top resource available today. Vermeeren was also invited by the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers to present his tools at the CAPS national conference in Halifax his very first year as a member. This is astounding considering many seasoned speakers never receive such an invite.

The speaking business is not an easy industry to be involved in. It is competitive and moves at a very fast pace. If you are looking to succeed it makes sense to find a partner who can help take you to highest levels in the shortest period time. If you are ready to become a speaker with a thriving successful business then you need this secret weapon. If you are ready to take your career to the next level then look no further than High Profit Speaker.

For More information go to: http://www.HighProfitSpeaker.com

High Profit Speaker Training 2016

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Are you a public speaker? Life coach or trainer? Are you looking for a way to grow your business? Increase your profits and get on more of the major stages around the world? Have you ever struggled with selling from the stage? Have you ever wondered if you have created the right products or services? Have you ever wondered how you can attract more media attention? Or partner with some of the biggest names in the business? If you answered YES then you need to attend the 3 Secrets of High Profit Speakers event.

The following are Dates and locations for 2016

Vancouver BC Jan 5

Calgary AB Jan 6

Edmonton AB Jan 7

London UK Jan 21

Las Vegas NV Jan 28

 

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3 Secrets of Highly Profitable Speakers

Are you a speaker, coach, trainer or transformational leader?
Are you struggling with selling from the stage?
Do you want more clients?
Do you want to be speaking more and to bigger audiences?
Do you want to be invited to appear in the media?
Are you interested to partner with A list speakers?
Do you want to travel the world and speak in far away countries?
Do you want to be considered an expert or authority in your subject matter?
Are you serious about your speaking career?

If you answered YES to any of these questions then you can’t afford to miss out!

For one night only Douglas Vermeeren, president of High Profit Speaker. Doug has been a profitable speaker for the last two decades earning more than 1.6 million dollars in his first 6 months as a speaker. Recently in a mastermind of 7 people he closed $240,000 in less than one hour. Since beginning as a speaker he was able to elevate his speaking fee from a measly $7,500 to $50,000 for a one hour presentation. He is also the producer of the films The Opus, The Gratitude Experiment and The Treasure Map featuring many of the top thought leaders of today and speakers from hit films like The Secret. Doug has also authored several books for several of the major business and personal development brands like the “for dummies guides” and the Guerrilla Marketing series. In addition he has been featured in more TV media appearances than almost any speaker in the business today.

If these are the kinds of things you want to learn to do then you need to be here.

In this session Douglas Vermeeren will unfold:

Why most speakers are broke and how to fix it
Why most speakers build and try and sell the wrong products, coaching programs and seminars
How you can find more paying clients and opportunities
Why the big stages don’t want you and how to change that
How to become an established expert in your category
How to sell more from the stage with a secret system that works by itself
Why correct business models and funnels can make or break a speaking career
And more!

If you are ready to grow your speaking career then you need to be here as Douglas Vermeeren reveals several of his secrets to High Profit speaking.

All attendees will receive the audio CD “Secret of High Profit Speakers.” (A $39 Value) FREE when you attend a session near you!

Seating is limited! Register now!
HighProfit Speaker Intro – Vancouver – January 5 7PM
HighProfit Speaker Intro – Edmonton – January 6 7PM
HighProfit Speaker Intro – Calgary  – January 7 7PM

HighProfit Speaker Intro – London – January 21 7PM

HighProfit Speaker Intro – Las Vegas – January 28th 7PM