Wes Oleszewski is the author of ‘Invisible Evil,’ which became a number one international bestseller on Amazon, shared a fantastic hack with us that I in return want to share with you. Read on or watch my short video. Read more
One of the best ways to build an author platform is by speaking about your book. By sharing your expertise in this way you will come into direct contact with potential book buyers, tap into existing readership, build your email list, and ultimately increase your income.
However, you need a plan for finding these speaking gigs. We are going to explain where you can find them and what to do if you don’t have a ton of speaking experience or expertise in a particular niche.
Speaking doesn’t have to mean a two-hour workshop or TED Talk; they can be as simple as presentations at libraries, talks at fundraisers, and even webinars. You won’t always get paid, but coupled with selling copies of your book (which we’ve done), these types of engagements are a great opportunity to increase your visibility and to build a network of fans and contacts.
There are a number of strategies one can use to successfully get on the speaking radar and help promote a newly published book, beginning with your local community. These three strategies can help you land more speaking engagements. Read more
Melanie Johnson and Jenn Foster interview Daniel Hall
Daniel Hall is just like you. Until he accidentally learned about cruise ship enrichment programs he had no idea that you could cruise free by giving onboard presentations or leading activities.
Fortunately, he learned the secrets of being approved by the cruise lines to cruise free. In fact, he was taking so many free cruises that friends and colleagues began to ask how he was able to do it. Because he was spending so much time explaining the process he finally decided to write it down. Eventually, that effort would become the critically acclaimed program “Speak on Cruise Ships”
In addition to cruise speaking, Daniel has a wide array of interests, talents, and achievements. For example, he holds degrees and licenses in both law and nursing, having graduated from Texas Tech University, School of Law and the University of Texas at El Paso, College of Nursing.
Currently, Daniel earns his living as a marketing consultant, copywriting, speaking and running multiple online businesses which include: