Ep. 22: Lauren Pibworth Speaker Marketing

Ep. 22: Lauren Pibworth Speaker Marketing
One of the biggest challenges speakers face is landing speaking engagements. It is a mystery.... or is it? On this episode, Jason and Cindy welcome Speaker Marketing Expert, Lauren Pibworth. Lauren runs Pibworth Professional Solutions, a marketing agency dedicated to helping professional speakers get out there and market their greatness, get more gigs and make more money. Lauren talks about what attracted her to work with speakers and what steps new

Ep 20: J Brett Abbey on Mastering Your Message

Ep 20: J Brett Abbey on Mastering Your Message
In this episode, Cindy and Jason talk to award-winning speaker, author and Message Master J. Brett Abbey Brett known for his  ability to help clients change their marketing and sales messages and ultimately change their success. With more than 25 years assisting entrepreneurs and major corporations, Brett is considered the expert in developing strategic and creative messaging solutions. www.messagemasters.ca Brett talks about how his marketing and

Ep 19: Top 5 Ways to Get Speaking Gigs & Leads

Ep 19: Top 5 Ways to Get Speaking Gigs & Leads
In our first “Top-5” episode, Jason and Cindy discuss five of the best ways to find yourself the best speaking opportunities. Jason and Cindy go in depth to discuss how to research conferences, and convention centers, use LinkedIn to find leads, leverage your network as well as using valuable corporate tools like trade show magazines and mailing lists. More than just a great list of ideas, Cindy and Jason show you exactly how to use these tools toget

Ep. 4: Trey Anthony, Award Winning Playwright

Ep. 4: Trey Anthony, Award Winning Playwright
Cindy and Jason talk about speaking heroes, dealing with rough audiences and how to get speaking gigs with Trey Anthony. Award winning playwright, executive producer, actor, creator, and stand‐up comedian Trey Anthony, is known for the ground- breaking television and theatrical  production ‘da Kink in my Hair. Critics have referred to Anthony as The Oprah of the Canadian theatre scene! Trey was also the executive producer, co‐creator and writer of th...

Ep. 2: First Time Speaking … the nutty and the crazy

Ep. 2: First Time Speaking … the nutty and the crazy
Cindy and Jason discuss doing your first ever speaking gig. Cindy shares the story of her first time on stage singing, and Jason discusses being called on to do a talk at a big conference on the fly when he was a TV news director. Jason talks about the importance of knowing your audience when speaking to sell and tells a story about a banker who wasted an opportunity to get 300 leads. Finally Cindy discusses valuable strategies that will get you spea...