Get the Gigs Podcast
By Derek Hart
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From websites to marketing to the stage, this podcast is all about helping speakers get more gigs. I bring on some of biggest names in the speaking world to find how they got big. I also bring on sharp marketing people to talk about email list building, blogging, SEO, and more. Are you ready to get the gigs?
||CleanEvery Speech is an Away Game||Bronkar Lee is multi-instrumentalist, former circus and street performer, peak productivity speaker, and current President of NSA Georgia. Bronkar drops by to talk about how he's incorporated performance art into his speaking career over the years and h||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommunicate Your Way to a Better Brand with Clementina Esposito||We all struggle with communication on some level, even those of who communicate for a living. Clementina Esposito drops by for a discussion about the connection between communication skills and a strong brand and website.||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStraight Talk From a Speakers Bureau||Nancy Vogl is a seasoned veteran in the speaking world and owner of Nancy Vogl Speakers Bureau. Nancy drops by for a frank talk about what speakers bureaus are really looking for. We also touch on best practices for video and websites.||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeing Good isn't Good Enough with Scott McKain||One of the worst things that can happen in business is to get lumped in with everyone else. I’ve been there! It’s not enough to be good at what you do, you have to stand out from the crowd. Scott McKain has built his career around helping business c||11/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn the Road Again with Ryan Estis||Ryan Estis is a road warrior who logs 70-80 dates per year. He hits the road that much because he likes it and for him, that’s how many dates he wants to do. Ryan has crafted the exact career that he wants thanks in large part to a great website and||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeyond Keynotes: Panels 2.0 with Mary Foley||It’s great to get booked for keynotes, but what you can offer when the audience wants more? You’re already in town, why not offer something like panel facilitation? Mary Foley has made great career out of adding her Panels 2.0 Facilitation as a ser||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitYou don’t have a sales problem, you have a branding problem with Jeremy Miller||Branding. What a big, sprawling term. In a sense, what aspect of our business isn’t impacted by branding? Luckily, I’ve got a really smart branding mind as a guest to help us out with that. Jeremy Miller is the founder of Sticky Branding and the au||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStaying Successful in a Competitive World with Joe Calloway||As a Hall of Fame speaker with over 30 years experience under his belt, Joe Calloway knows just how competitive the speaking industry can be. Fortunately, Joe also knows what it takes to be successful over the long haul. Joe drops by to share his wisdom||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStaying Authentic, Being Prepared, and Stealing the Show with Michael Port||When speaking, should we show up and wing it, or prepare for our role the way an actor would prepare for his or her time on the stage? Michael Port’s book, Steal the Show, shares some great insights on how approaching the stage like an actor can help||9/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShow Up and Shine with Kent Julian||Kent Julian has worn many hats throughout his career. He’s been a youth pastor, a meeting planner, a youth speaker, author / co-author of seven books, and now, a corporate speaker. Making the transitions needed to pull off a multi-role career isn’t||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrand-Building From the Hotseat with Stephanie Melish||What do the early days of a great speaking brand look like? Stephanie Melish, the Double-Tall, Non-Fat, No-Whip Sales Barista is sales coach and keynote speaker. Stephanie talks about how she built her brand and shifted from successful fund raiser and G||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMind Reading, Gate Crashing and a Near-Death Experience with Benji Bruce||It makes sense that someone with a career like Benji’s would be an interesting and lively podcast guest. Benji Bruce has been on stages since he was 10 years old. Benji mixes his mentalist and mind-reading performance with solid ROI for his unique br||8/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Craft a Great Presentation with Guest Lou Heckler||Sometimes we overlook the potential in the moments that are right under our nose. If there’s one thing Lou Heckler is great at, it’s finding the teaching potential in everyday, normal, moments. In addition to being a veteran of TV and radio and a Ha||8/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinding Your Unfair Speaking Advantage with Guest Dr. Michelle Mazur||Do you have an advantage as a speaker or do you have an UNFAIR advantage? Dr. Michelle Mazur of Communication Rebel drops by to talk about finding your unfair advantage. Michelle is a speaker with over 10,000 public speaking hours under her belt. She a||8/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPutting Personality in Personal Brands with Guest Michael Hoffman||Personality! It’s a big part of having a personal brand. For over 20 years, Michael Hoffman has been helping companies build sales, radically shift their culture, develop their leaders, and engage employees in delivering true customer service. Right o||8/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHarnessing Social Media to Get More Speaking Gigs with Guest Phil Gerbyshak||Social media...it’s a big, untamed, and potentially intimidating world. It’s also a world that’s full of potential when it comes to networking and getting more speaking gigs. We know about the potential because my guest has been getting the most||8/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpeaker Branding with a Capital B with guest Jane Atkinson||Jane drops by to discuss speaker branding...but not branding in the typical sense, branding with a capital B. Who are you as a speaker? Who do you serve? Why is it so important to get really clear about these things? Jane shares her expertise on some o||8/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe 5 Biggest Mistakes Speakers Make with Their Websites||Gene Hammett is back as guest co-host as we tackle the 5 biggest mistakes that speakers often make with their websites. We'll show you some of the common pitfalls and how to avoid them.||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe 6 Pages You Need to Nail on Your Speaker Website||How many website pages do you need to have a high-converting speaker website? It might be a lot fewer than you expect. In fact, most of the really good speaker sites are lean, with less than 10 pages that are all hyper-focused. In this episode, we’r||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to the Get the Gigs Podcast||At long last, the Get the Gigs podcast is live! I've had this podcast on my mind for a while so I'm very excited to finally be launching. I want this podcast to be a great resource for professional speakers and people who want to use speaking to promote||8/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Great for organizers too.
I'm really digging this new show. Derek dives into what make speakers great and all the work they do to get on stage. As an event organizer myself, I really appreciate this insight
Awesome for New and Experienced Speakers
I really wish I had this level of content available to me when I started out speaking. I have learned so much from the experts that have been on the show so far. Derek has an ability to ask the right question and get to the heart of the issue. Tune into the "Get The Gigs" if you want to raise your game in the world of speaking.
Perfect for speakers
This is great advice for speakers on how to market. Love it. I'm already wanting to tweak a few of my web pages, and I've gotten great insights on social media and targeting. This is good insight for any business, but I love how Derek knows the speaking industry. That's his thing.