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The Speakersbase Podcast
25 minutes | Jun 11, 2019
Episode 29: How to create business leverage as a speaker with Yasmin Vorajee.
Today I am delighted to welcome Yasmin Vorajee to the show. Based in Ireland, Yasmin is a bestselling author, speaker and business coach. She helps small business owners run a profitable 20-hour week business In this great interview, Yasmin will take you through how you can create leverage in your business, create a multiplier effect and avoid an income cap. You will find more details about Yasmin including how to get her 20-Hour Week Game Plan in the show notes at blog.speakersbase.com.
25 minutes | May 28, 2019
Episode 28: How To Get FREE Publicity in TV, Radio and The Press with the Media Matchmaker, Rachael Taplin.
Today I am delighted to welcome the Media Matchmaker, Rachael Taplin from Blueboo Media to the show. Rachael is a well-known speaker, businesswoman and entrepreneur. She has recently been recognised as one of the top 50 Inspirational Women in the UK. She is also known as The Media Match Maker, training and helping entrepreneurs and business owners to be inspired to use PR and secure publicity for themselves. Rachael can also show you how to connect directly to the UK media and journalists. Rachael will be sharing with you today how to secure ongoing publicity and be recognised as the expert. In this interview, Rachael shares some great tips with us about How To Get FREE Publicity in TV, Radio and The Press. You will find more details about Rachael and her great PR tips and resources in the show notes at blog.speakersbase.com.
38 minutes | May 14, 2019
27. To be with a Bureau or not to be with Soren Kristensen, CEO of Athenas, one of the world’s largest speaker bureaus.
Today I am joined by Soren Kristensen, CEO of Athenas, one of the world’s largest speaker bureaus. Soren is also a founder at Speakersloft, a research company that generate very valuable reports for speakers and the speaking industry. In this interview, Soren and I discuss the bureau business, why speakers should work with a bureau and when they should go it alone. Soren also shares with us some great insights and hard truths around the best way to grow your speaking business and the characteristics of a successful speaker. You will find more details about Soren and his companies in the show notes at blog.speakersbase.com.
40 minutes | Apr 30, 2019
26. Great Speaker Insights from Kelly Tyler & Helena Holrick
We have 2 guests on the show today. Kelly Tyler & Helena Holrick of Speaker Insight. Kelly & Helena have been working with speakers, authors & coaches for many years as they collectively have a history of running a speaker agency, a publishing house & training consultancies… and they are both speakers, authors & coaches so they understand the industry from both sides! They are passionate about helping Changemakers like you to build a business On YOUR TERMS. They find so many aren’t earning enough, reaching a wide enough audience or standing out from their competition, and so they teach you how to do all of this while not burning out and still having a social life! You will find all their details in the show notes at blog.speakersbase.com so check them out today. Thanks again for tuning in and we would love if you could leave a review wherever you are listening to the show.
33 minutes | Apr 16, 2019
25. Going from a good Speaker to World Class with Andrew Eggelton.
Our guest today is Andrew Eggelton. Andrew takes Presenters from good to World Class. With 25 years of experience on stage and in front of and behind the camera, he’s crafted a unique style of Presenting. His style stands out in its simplicity, working moment to moment with an audience. Andrew believes that by doing this you will narrow the gap between who you really are and who you’re being seen as. He ensures that you, the speaker knows your value in a way that’s bone-deep so you can focus on connecting, creating change and taking your audience on a journey that stays with them long after you’ve left the stage. You will find a link to Andrew’s website and links to his great resources for speakers in the show notes at blog.speakersbase.com. Thanks again for tuning in and we would love if you could leave a review wherever you are listening to the show.
37 minutes | Apr 2, 2019
24. Online Course Creation Tips for Speakers with Mike Clayton
Our guest today is Mike Clayton from OnlinePMCourses.com. Mike is a business author and speaker, a facilitator, and a trusted advisor, with a background of integrating complex change in major national and multi-national organisations. He offers keynotes for events and conferences and also provides in-house and open workshops and seminars. Mike is also the founder of OnlinePMCourses.com where he offers high-quality video-based Project Management training. In this great interview, Mike shares his experience and advice about creating online courses in addition to some great speaking tips. You will find a link to Mike’s Linked Profile and his online courses in the show notes at blog.speakersbase.com.
31 minutes | Mar 19, 2019
23. Creating Speaking Industry Transparency with Kristian Ravn
In this episode of the Speakersbase podcast our host Johnny welcomes Kristian Ravn from Speakersloft! Kristian does really interesting work at SpeakersLoft. They are really focused on creating more speaking industry transparency, and on this episode, he shares some fascinating statistics from his latest research. In fact, SpeakersLoft has a really interesting report coming out on the 1st of April! The International Fee Levels where they analysed more than 37,000 real deals including more than 2,700 speakers. This report will cost 89 US Dollars from the 1st of April. However, you can pre-order it today for just $39.
44 minutes | Mar 5, 2019
22. “How to automate your speaker sales funnel” with Sudha Mani
Our guest today is Sudha Mani based in Scotland. Sudha is an expert in Sales Funnel Automation and chatbots. Sudha has 24 years of experience consulting for public, private, investment and financial services sector streamlining their processes, setting up enterprise architecture and programme management. Sudha’s articles are featured in many online and offline journals. As speakers, we tend to wear many hats. Not only have we to deliver our talk, we also have to make sure that the bookings and other sales keep coming. This is where automation can help and Sudha is going to tell us how. Sudha also shares her experience when it comes to recovering from a speech that goes wrong. Sudha also has a freebie for you today and you can find more details about this in the show notes.
24 minutes | Feb 19, 2019
21. “Fear of public speaking: identify and remove” with Karen O’Donnell
Our guest today is Karen O’Donnell. Not only is Karen a professional speaker, she is also a speaker coach and an expert in personal growth. Karen helps professionals to create, refine and deliver powerful presentations. With 20 years’ experience in HR and as a Personal Growth Coach, Karen can help you to enhance & grow your business through the power of effective communication. In this great interview, Karen shares some techniques that can help us as speakers identify and remove the source of our fears. Karen also shares her 3 golden rules when it comes to public speaking. Create your free speaker portfolio at speakersbase.com.
32 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
20. “Building your Speaking Business” with Gerry Duffy
This is Episode 20 and my guest today is author, speaker, coach and endurance athlete, Gerry Duffy. Gerry has a wealth of experience when it comes to speaking, from overcoming a pathologic fear of speaking to turning into a very successful international business. In this great interview Gerry shares a number of excellent tips that as a speaker, I am sure you will get some value from irrespective of the level you are at. You will find a link to Gerry’s website which has links to his great books in the show notes at blog.speakersbase.com. Thanks again for tuning in and we would love if you could leave a review wherever you are listening to the show.
29 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
19. “Storytelling, not selling, makes impact” with Dado Van Peteghem
My guest today is Dado Van Peteghem who is a serial entrepreneur, co-founder of Duval Union Consulting and Social Seedrs. Dado is also a much sought-after speaker and co-founder of, wait for it, Speakersbase. In this great interview, Dado shares what triggered the formation of Speakersbase which now hosts over 1750 speaker portfolios from 55 countries. Dado and I discuss the current speaking business landscape AND how it could and should be improved. Dado also gives us some great public speaking tips from his own experience so listen carefully right to the end. You will find a link to Dado’s websites and his social media profiles in the show notes at blog.speakersbase.com. Thanks again for tuning in and we would love if you could leave a review wherever you are listening to the show.
26 minutes | Jan 4, 2019
18. 'Speaking V Acting' with Ianka Fleerackers
This is Episode 18 and my guest today is Ianka Fleerackers from The Thought Leaders Academy. Ianka is an Inspirational Speaker, a Moderator and a Public Speaking Trainer at the Thought Leaders Academy. Ianka shares some great speaking tips and advice from her career both as an actress and speaking coach. We talk about overcoming our fear of the audience and why we should give them a story to hang on to. We also discuss why we should use speaking language instead of written language when writing our speech. You will find a link to Ianka’s websites and her social media profiles in the show notes at blog.speakersbase.com.
30 minutes | Dec 20, 2018
17. How to 'get more gigs' with Marnick Vandebroek
This is Episode 17 and my guest today is Marnick Vandebroek from standupcompany.com. Marnick is a full-time speaker, a speaker coach and moderator who also loves to do stand-up comedy. Marnick is a full-time speaker, a speaker coach and moderator who also loves to do stand-up comedy. In our discussion today, Marnick shares a number of great insights and tips about:• Getting bookings • Bringing your certain unique edge to the stage • Bringing your hobby to your talk • The importance of not being a Diva and being yourself on stage • And Pricing Remember, you can create your own FREE speaker portfolio and let event organisers find you at Speakersbase.com.
20 minutes | Dec 13, 2018
16. Speech writing and delivery tips with Marie Garvey
Marie is a Professional Speaking Coach & Trainer. Maire is also an award-winning Toastmaster and passionately that anyone can be a brilliant public speaker. In this interview, Marie shares her experience regarding speech writing and delivery. She also gives some great insights specifically for those of us who know what we want to say but do not always know the best way to say it. Create your FREE speaker portfolio here
24 minutes | Dec 6, 2018
15. ‘The art of storytelling and how it can improve your public speaking’
Episode 15 – ‘The art of storytelling and how it can improve your public speaking’. Our guest today is Eamon O’Brien. Eamonn is a Corporate Storytelling Expert, Keynote Speaker, Podcaster, Author, and Executive Public Speaking Coach. In addition to being one of Europe's leading authorities on high impact business storytelling, Eamonn is also the Founder of The Reluctant Speakers Club – where he has helped thousands of business leaders to speak with unprecedented clarity, persuasion and confidence. He’s also the author of 'How to make Powerful Speeches (which is now required reading in many US law schools)', a co-founder of #GoDoVideo, a recent President of Professional Speaking Association Ireland, an award-winning vlogger on ‘how to speak memorably’ and a regular guest lecturer at Trinity Business School in Dublin. His podcast is included in the list of top 100 small business podcasts by Small Biz Trends. In our discussion today, Eamon shares a number of great tips about storytelling on stage. To create your FREE speaker portfolio and join Europe's largest online speaking community - go to www.speakersbase.com
18 minutes | Nov 24, 2018
14. How to Present Naked with Anthony Garvey
This is episode 14 of the Speakersbase.com podcast and my guest today is Anthony Garvey. Anthony is going to discuss How to Present Naked (and by that he means presenting without notes and PowerPoint, rather than clothes!).
19 minutes | Aug 3, 2018
13. ‘Twitter Tips for Speakers’ with Samantha Kelly
Hello and welcome to this week’s episode – my guest today is Samantha Kelly, also known as the Tweeting Goddess. Samantha grew her business and profile using Twitter and now gets asked to speak at events both in Ireland and abroad. In our discussion today, Samantha shares a number of great tips both for speakers and event organisers. You can also use the code ‘podcast’ to receive a €10 discount off a ticket to the Women’s Inspire Event in Dublin on the 10th of October. You can also connect with Samantha via: Her Website Twitter Facebook Instagram Women's Inspire Network - Taking it to the next level Social Media Bootcamp
41 minutes | Jul 26, 2018
12.‘Design the life you deserve’ with Moira Geary.
Hello and welcome to this week’s episode – I am your host, Johnny Beirne and my guest today is Moira Geary. Moira shares some wonderful insights and advice from her vast experience that will help you identify the life you want and how to start taking the right steps to achieving it. Moira also has a lot of experience when it comes to creating online programmes and getting out of the ‘time for money’ trap. So, if you are thinking about creating or already have your own online course or programme, this part of the interview is especially for you. During the interview, Moira also shares some great tips about the benefits of being a panellist at a seminar and the distinction between being trainer and speaker when on the stage. You can also connect with Moira via: Website Free 7-Day Positivity Project Twitter Facebook Page Facebook Group LinkedIn
21 minutes | Jul 19, 2018
11.‘Sources of Motivation’ with Nikki Bradley
Welcome to this week’s episode – I am your host, Johnny Beirne and my guest today is the inspirational Nikki Bradley from The Motivation Factory.ie. In this interview Nikki shares with us how she remains motivated every day in addition to taking on physical challenges on a regular basis despite being a permanent crutch user. Nikki also gives us advice on how we can be more authentic in our public speaking. Nikki is also taking part in a 4 peak challenge on the 21st of July. You can also connect with Nikki via: Her website GoFundMe Facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram
25 minutes | Jul 13, 2018
10.‘Public Speaking Tips’ with Mark Pooler.
Podcast Episode No. 10 – ‘Public Speaking Tips’ with Mark Pooler. Hello and welcome to this week’s episode, my guest today is Mark Pooler who is based in the UK. Mark helps speakers and coaches build and monetize their business through his Brilliance Programme. Mark recently published a book entitled ‘Tips to create the life you desire’ which is available on Amazon. In this interview, Mark shares some of his public speaking experience including what to focus on and the common mistakes to avoid. Website - http://www.markstephenpooler.com/ Twitter - https://mobile.twitter.com/markpooler1 LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-stephen-pooler-56ab0a121/ Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/961875933962167/ Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/MarkStephenPooler/
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