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You've heard me say it again and again —
A stage is simply a platform to share your message.
But when you have big dreams of speaking on big stage, it can feel a little daunting and out of reach.
You keep asking yourself how do I get my message out there while making an impact? How can I start showing up for my people while getting more tangible and relevant results to grow my business?
– and that's exactly what we're going to tackle in today's episode.
I’ll break down the 10 stages that are available to you RIGHT NOW to speak (some will be familiar, some will be outside the box but ALL of which puts YOU and YOUR MESSAGE in front of MORE PEOPLE.)
So if you have a dream of speaking one day and making a bigger impact, let this episode be the fire under your focus and a nudge for you to take action.
I finally get to introduce you to my new business partner, Emily Hall! She’s a THREE time guest of the show, but this is the first official appearance since announcing The Speaker Co this summer.
If you’re like me– super curious and intrigued by what other business owners think about– then you’re going to LOVE this unscripted convo where we take you behind the scenes to how we got here, where we’re going next and what YOU can expect moving forward.
Speaking on stages is something that can happen much sooner than you think as there are more virtual stages available to business owners than ever. Podcast interviews, live streams, virtual summits, etc.
So the question is — where do you start?
If I were to start today from scratch building my online business through speaking there are FIVE core areas I’d focus on and I’m sharing them with you.
So whether you’re just getting started with crafting your message or you’re looking to be more effective when you show up— today's episode will help you:
One of the best ways to get better at public speaking is to do it. But most people only practice when they are in front of a live audience (or are too terrified to get started). Wouldn't it be great if you could practice more often? Or find a low stakes way to build your confidence? Cue: live video.
Live video on social media is an unexpectedly useful tool for developing confidence and skill with public speaking. Not to mention video a fire strategy that connects you with your audience.
That is why in today’s episode I’m sharing with you the five ways that will help you redefine your leverage live video to become a magnetic speaker on any stage.
Understanding the importance of visibility is crucial for an online business because it allows you to be found by people who are looking for the services you provide.
I’m sure that you want to get more eyes on your offers because you have something in this world that can help other people and you know that is up to you to be the advocate for that and to shout loud and clear to tell people about what it is that you do so that you can help them.
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A year ago I connected with a presentation designer on Instagram. She had a successful design agency offering done-for-you webinars, keynotes and courses. We were both expanding our referral network and quickly realized that…
We lived just FIFTEEN MINUTES apart and shared the same “get out of the house and work in a cafe” spot. So obvi, we met up IRL!
We talked “Talk” shop and instantly connected over our shared path from corporate healthcare.
We both planned big ass conferences and seminars.
We both transitioned to creating stage content for those events.
Emily doubled down as a ninja designing presentations that got results.
And I stepped into the spotlight and became magnetic with a mic (you know how that’s been going )
At the risk of sounding super dramatic…
ONE FRIDAY BRUNCH CHANGED. IT. ALL.
We know that building our email list is important but let’s be real—growing it is never as easy as we'd like it to be especially when we’re trying to grow organically.
Tune in on today’s episode as I uncover four specific reasons why your list isn’t growing (and what you should do to get more traction). So if yours is growing painfully slow or worse, it’s been crickets on your list, it could be because you’re making one or more of these mistakes.
I hope you enjoy this week’s quick but tangible conversation to help you be more intentional with your strategy and get you results.
Wooooo! You landed a podcast interview—congratulations! Whether this is your first podcast appearance or your 20th, you're probably wondering what you can do to maximize your ‘onstage’ moment and ensure you sound good in the interview!
Or maybe you’re seriously freaking out with nerves wondering how you can gracefully cancel ← that’s totally normal if this is your first time, but don’t you dare decline that invite because I’ve got you covered!
Get ready for this masterclass of an episode!
I’m sharing EXACTLY what to do before, during, and after every podcast interview to fully leverage this opportunity for your business (or at least calm your nerves so you can show up and deliver mildly coherent sentences)
This episode is so value packed, but don’t worry about taking notes, we created a PDF resource so you have a checklist to use to rock every podcast episode from here on...
Live events are slowly making their return and business owners are also slowly integrating back in— but if you’re like me, you’re craving to be back in person to feel the electrifying energy and connection of a conference.
So the question is— are they still that? What’s changed with live events since the pandemic, what should you keep in mind when choosing events moving forward?
This week, I’m joined by my friend Emily Hall of E+M Creative (who attended the event with me) to answer these questions and share our biggest takeaways and insights from our first in person conference in TWO years– ConvertKit’s Craft+Commerce.
If you want to attend live events in the next year (or host your own!) this episode is for you :)
You've most likely heard of the concept of batching (doing similar tasks together to free up time) and love the idea. But if you can’t seem to make batching work in your biz, here's the secret spoiler – I discovered that NOT batching like the gurus glorified led to the most amazing momentum.
Curious to know more about this? Tune in to find out why I actually recommend you do not batch (especially when you're newer in your business) and what you should do instead. We're gonna dig into that in today’s episode and I’m sure you're gonna LOVE this one.
What is batching and why it’s important?
Essentially, batching is taking similar tasks...