https://fizzleshow.co – Grant Baldwin is founder of The Speaker Lab, a training company that helps public speakers learn how to find and book speaking gigs. Through his popular podcast The Speaker Lab and flagship coaching program Booked and Paid to Speak he has coached and worked with thousands of speakers. As a keynote speaker, Grant has delivered nearly one thousand presentations to over 500,000 people in 47 states and has keynoted events for audiences as large as 13,000. Grant is also the author of The Successful Speaker: Five Steps for Booking Gigs, Getting Paid, and Building Your Platform.
In today's episode, Grant shares some of the biggest mistakes that new speakers make when getting started, how can speakers know if they have a topic that organizations actually hire for, tips and tactics that people can use that will make them a better speaker, and how much should someone charge to speak.