GET MORE SPEAKING GIGS: ONE-ON-ONE COACHING PROGRAM

Take Advantage of Steve Markman's High-Impact Customized Coaching Program to Boost Your Visibility...And Revenue!

If you recognize the value of speaking in front of audiences of prospective clients and customers then this program is perfect for you - a powerful method of growing your business!

Sign up for Get More Speaking Gigs if this describes you:

  • You don't know where to start and need someone to provide you with direction
  • You want to use speaking to generate leads for your business
  • You've been out speaking but are ready to "up your game" and do more speaking
  • You value unpaid speaking engagements as a way to get more gigs for your marketing and business development efforts
  • You want to learn the ropes as a stepping-stone to paid engagements

Learn a proven approach to attain speaking engagements from a program that is individually customized to meet your needs. Get in-depth, specific and practical advice directly from Steve Markman, an industry leader with more than 30 years of experience in the conference, event, and speaker business. Steve has helped hundreds of consultants, authors, executives, and other professionals grow their business through speaking.

This coaching program is ideal if you are looking to increase exposure for your personal or company brand and to demonstrate expertise through public speaking. Learn the ins and outs – the strategies, tactics and processes – of obtaining speaking engagements for yourself or your team. Bottom line, you'll learn how to develop a roadmap to attain your speaking goals!

GET MORE SPEAKING GIGS IS DESIGNED FOR:

  • Consultant or coach – solo practitioner or principal of a firm – all specialties
  • Other professional services – attorney, CPA/accountant, advisor, architect, and others
  • Aspiring paid speaker – use unpaid speaking gigs as a stepping-stone to paid gigs
  • CEO/executive/business leader
  • Entrepreneur/small business owner
  • Health/medical professional
  • PR/marketing professional – help yourself, your clients, or executive team
  • Author/thought leader- expert who wants to get even more visibility

Choose From 3 Coaching Programs: Standard, Plus, Premium

STANDARD PROGRAM:

One-on-one individual coaching session, either in person or by phone, customized to meet your objectives for a speaking program. To prepare for the session, Steve Markman will conduct a pre-session review and analysis of your answers to a questionnaire concerning your business strategies, speaking objectives, speaking topics, and target audiences.

In this session you will learn how to:

  • Develop a proactive and successful strategy – 8 action steps to attain speaking gigs
  • Identify and evaluate the right speaking opportunities aimed toward your target audiences
  • Develop new target audiences
  • Reach the decision-makers who choose speakers with an effective approach
  • Respond to Call for Speakers applications
  • Submit unsolicited speaker proposals to event organizers – when and how
  • Create high-impact and compelling speaker proposals and "pitches" – what to include
  • Develop presentations in different formats
  • Stand out from the crowd through self-marketing and position yourself as an expert
  • Leverage unpaid speaking gigs into paid engagements

***You'll also receive a full review and critique of your speaker packet – presentation titles, abstracts/descriptions, speaker bio – to be submission-ready

PLUS PROGRAM: 6 months of access to Steve Markman

Includes the Standard Program as described above...

PLUS...During the course of 6 months you will receive priority access to Steve Markman for up to 3 hours of help and advice when needed, by phone or email including, for example:

  • Evaluation of potential speaking opportunities as they arise
  • Pre-submission review of e-mailed speaker proposals
  • Advice on Call for Speakers applications
  • Review of presentation content including PowerPoint slides

PREMIUM PROGRAM: 1 year of access to Steve Markman

Includes all the features of the Standard Program and the Plus Program as described above...

AND...During the course of 1 year you will receive priority access to Steve Markman for up to 6 hours of help and advice when needed, by phone or email.

BONUS: You will receive a customized list of several specific speaking opportunities and organizations to target

LEARN MORE ABOUT STEVE MARKMAN HERE:

TESTIMONIALS FOR STEVE MARKMAN

"We are incredibly grateful for the time and knowledge and experience that you shared with us. We are excited to implement the straightforward action steps you outlined for us! We really appreciate your genuine intentions of helping us with this part of our journey by using your extensive wisdom in the arena of speaking. This feedback is fantastic."
- Jennifer Carey and Dayna Wood, Co-Founders, ic3 consulting

"Working with Steve Markman allowed me to take a good look at my speaking business – in particular, how to best monetize my expertise-small business marketing and PR. Before we even met, Steve researched my brand and visibility as a speaker. At our first in-person session, he provided feedback on my speaker's kit, signature talks, and strategies on how to target speaking gigs best suited for my goals – along with a list of contacts I should be in touch with. What I loved was that he understood my business model from the get-go and provided a clear roadmap on next steps, including follow-up."

It's obvious that Steve is not only a top consultant in the speaking industry, but someone who wants you to succeed. He builds relationships, not just a client base. For this and hundreds of other reasons, I'd recommend working with Steve and his speaking agency to build, tweak and get exposure on stage."
-Robin Samora, small business marketing consultant, author, and member, National Speakers Association

"My goal was to increase the reach of my consulting practice outside of New England at a time when the market here was slow. I had been speaking at local events for several years, but was really interested in being on the national stage. Steve quickly got up to speed on my expertise, helped me pull together speaker abstracts and got right down to work. The results have been phenomenal! I have landed some great customers, and have achieved my goal of expanding nationally. I highly recommend Steve for organizations who want to put key executives on the national stage. He can take your executives and make thought-leaders of them."
-Lisa Dennis, President and Founder, Knowledgence Associates and author of the book "Value Propositions that SELL"

"Steve has an incredible depth of experience and knowledge of the conference world. He also has many valuable contacts that greatly add to the success of a speaking program. During the time we worked with Steve, he helped us to triple our conference speaking engagements and break into new shows. His genuine and positive personality, and professionalism make him a true pleasure to work with."
-Kathleen Gambale, Marketing Manager, Extreme Bolt and Fastener

"Steve knows how to put you into conferences. Has decades of experience doing this well. At IBM, I relied on Steve to place speakers at business conferences relevant to our work. He knows how to find the "right conferences" and how to persuade organizers to include speakers he is assisting. He takes the initiative to match both well."
-Jim Cortada, Senior Research Fellow, University of Minnesota, and former executive, IBM Global Services

Contact us today to discuss your needs and start achieving your speaking goals. Call (781) 444-7500

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