Fees and Value

The Most Important Thing

By Li Hayes / June 7, 2021 /

As a professional speaker, how good you are is not the most important thing that will contribute to your success. If you want to know what you need to do in order to confidently raise your speaker fee, watch this tip video: What did you think of this video? If this was helpful and if…

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How Much Should You Charge?

By Li Hayes / February 5, 2021 /

Speaker’s fees are complex.    It requires a lot of research, a little bit of savvy, a little bit of guts, but the one thing you shouldn’t be doing is worrying about what other speakers are making.   All speakers have a “sticker price,” but what I’m going to talk about is your actual fee,…

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Grow Your Business by Speaking

By Li Hayes / January 8, 2021 /

There’s a big difference between selling from the stage and increasing your sales by speaking on stage.   You don’t need to sell to your audience in order to grow your business.   Here’s a quick tip: If you want to effectively increase your sales, give away quality content for free. Sounds counter-productive, doesn’t it?…

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How to Set Your Price

By Li Hayes / December 10, 2020 /

When you’re figuring out how to set your price, keep in mind that it’s not a “one-price-fits-all” thing. You will need to consider the needs and the expectations of your potential client.   There are clients that are hoping that you will set your price low, while there are the savvier ones who are looking…

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Should You Speak for Free or Always for a Fee?

By Li Hayes / September 2, 2020 /

Have you ever been asked to speak for free? A rule I tell my speakers is “Never speak for free” but there’s more to it than that. Before you say “yes” or “no” to speaking for free, think about this — what’s in it for you? Some of the most valuable exchanges you can get…

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