How to Get Started in The Speaking Business

If you haven’t heard the story of how I launched my speaking career, here’s a snapshot. Read below or enjoy this brief video, recorded at one of my events for speakers, coaches, consultants, and trainers:

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Why Video Matters & How to Make It Work for You

Video is at the heart of my highly interactive on-demand coaching platform, FrippVT.

Video is at the heart of my highly interactive on-demand coaching platform, FrippVT. Make it work for you.

With current technology, you might not be surprised at how often I’m asked, “How do you use video in your business?”

As often and in as many ways as possible! We have a green screen, professional lighting, and great recording equipment, and my assistant has become highly proficient at adding backgrounds, images, and branding.

Videos are effective for promoting upcoming events, webinars, and for explaining how to make the most of an upcoming seminar or coaching experience. We record live speeches, cut them into segments (more…)

Make Decisions for Your Tomorrows Not Just Your Todays

Make your decisions for your tomorrows not just your todays. - Patricia Fripp

“Make your decisions for your tomorrows not just your todays.” – Patricia Fripp

It’s a thrill to be honored as one of the National Speakers Association’s 10 Leading Ladies! All of us have served as president of the Association over the last forty-three years.

The NSA was only 10 years old, when I became its first woman president. As young association, one of our greatest “growing up” challenges was to stop simply worrying each year, “What are we going to do this year?” and to start thinking long-term. (more…)

Professional Speakers – Do You Want to Book More Business?

Lois Creamer

Lois Creamer works with professional speakers who want to book more business, make more money, and avoid costly mistakes.

My friend and colleague Lois Creamer works with professional speakers who want to book more business, make more money, and avoid costly mistakes. We teamed up for a web event to help you build your professional speaking business, but our suggestions will help you in any professional services practice! Enjoy the video replay below.

Lois “Book More Business” Creamer says, “If your goal is to get more speaking engagements, it is necessary to connect with those professionals who actually book speakers. You may find them on the phone by calling. However, social media is a great way to find and connect to executives in the companies who could well hire you. Unless you have an existing relationship, an email to discuss how you might help them in their next meeting is unlikely to be opened.”
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