Getting paid to speak is often a challenge that we hear about from speakers.
When conference organizers have no or low budgets, speakers feel their expertise is not valued. They often have their fee negotiated to next to nothing.
Thankfully, there are many strategies to overcome this challenge. Speakers CAN be paid to speak!
In this article, we'll explore how collaborating with companies and corporate sponsors can bring you your full speaking fee, plus more.
For speakers, keynoters, and seminar leaders who are serious about growing their speaking business through collaboration, sponsorship funds, and influence, one the first few things you must have clarity around is the value that you bring to the sponsor (and their audience).
When corporate sponsors invest time, in-kind contributions, and sponsorship funding or dollars into your big dreams and projects, they are looking to get return on investment.
You see, sponsorship is a marketing relationship where the sponsor is helping you (e.g. contributing cash and other resources or products to your projects), but you are also helping them.
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