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Corey Poirier Shares His Tips To Become a Keynote Speaker

Posted by Wes Schaeffer | Feb 3, 2018 2:55:38 AM

Sell more by speaking more so you are seen as the expert and treated as such

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Sales Tips you'll learn in The Sales Podcast...

  • Keynote Speaker with a Signature Talk entitled "Timeless Secrets of Influential Leaders"
  • Interviewed 4,000 experts so he has some insight into what makes for a key leader
  • It's hard to stand out in the speaking world so having a niche helps
  • Learned "the spider method" from the comedy world
    • The body is the core of the talk
    • The legs are the supporting points
    • Limit your points to 3 to 5 or you'll overwhelm your audience
  • Zig Ziglar told jokes and/or new stories every seven minutes because the audience was groomed to expect a commercial every seven minutes
  • Now you have to mix it up even more
  • How do you get paid to speak?
    • He traded for gym memberships and testimonials and even $300
    • Started on the Chamber of Commerce / Rotary circuit
  • Most of his business now comes from inbound leads
  • He started by cold calling to get booked to speak
  • He started asking his attendees for referrals and that gets him 20-30% of his speaking business now
  • Get these books on speaking
  • Follow Corey Poirier on Twitter (@ThatSpeakerGuy)
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Written by Wes Schaeffer

Wes and his wife just celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They have seven kids, which means Wes is motivated to find what works and help you apply it to grow your sales so he can buy diapers, groceries, braces...and bourbon.

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