PALA Speaker Judy Carter, Author of
The Message of You: Turn Your Life Story into a Money-Making Speaking Career
I am now putting together programs for the Publishers Association of Los Angeles, otherwise known as PALA.
Next Wednesday evening - June 18th - is my next event, featuring JUDY CARTER on Breaking into the Lucrative Speaking Business.
Here's our promo for her presentation...
What you know is worth a lot more than you think. No matter what your career, what your profession, what life experiences you've had, you can turn your knowledge and know-how into a money-making speaking career.
The most successful speakers in the world, those who earn over $250,000 a year, have learned the secret of getting paid for sharing their expertise with audiences all around the world--and in this program, so will you.
What do these six figure speakers have? One thing's for sure--most of them don't have degrees from fancy colleges. As a matter of fact, the vast majority aren't CEOs of major corporations or even famous political or religious leaders. Here's the plain and undeniable truth: They're just ordinary people who have learned to produce extraordinary results in others with their inspirational messages.
In this program, you'll learn:
- To avoid three mistakes that ruin speaking careers
- How to get laughs on even serious topics
- How to sell your book using a "heart story"
- How to find The Message of You™ and bookable topics
- How to make an audience love you within your first minute onstage
- Marketing tips on how to go from free to fee
- What the major markets are for speakers
- How to work with back of the room products (books, etc.) and sales of associated services and seminars
JUDY CARTER learned every marketing trick in the book, every shortcut, every step needed to drastically shorten the road to incredible speaking success. The result is that Judy has four books published by major publishing houses, been touted by Oprah Winfrey, and is a sought after international speaker bringing humor and inspiration to Fortune 500 companies as well as speaking in Germany, Russia, Australia, Sweden, China, and Fresno. She has earned over three million dollars from doing what most women do for free--speaking. She is the author of The Message of You (St. Martin's Press, 2013), The Comedy Bible (Simon & Schuster), The Homo Handbook (Simon & Schuster) and Stand-Up Comedy: The Book (Random House), www.judycarter.com.
DATE: Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
TIME: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City. Corner of Overland & Culver. Parking is free on site. The parking entrance is on Culver. Meetings are on the first floor, down the hall to the left of the front doors. The PALA sign will be on the meeting room door. NOTE: Wear layered clothing. The room is usually comfortable, but the temperature may vary.
COST: FREE for PALA members; $15.00 for nonmembers.
To sign up, go to the PALA website - pa-la.org. (Online purchases available until the day before the program. After that, you can pay at the door.)
Also, on Monday, September 22, I will be moderating a PALA program on This Business of Books, featuring publishing experts Dan Poynter and Carolyn Howard Johnson, as well as Constance Anderson, Director, Pacific Coast Regional - a small business development center here in LA. This will be an opportunity for you to ask your publishing and small business operations questions. Stay tuned for further details!
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