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21. From Free to Fee: Proven Tips for Becoming a Paid Speaker

You’d love to get paid for your professional speaking. But you’re not sure how to go from free-based to fee-based. Sound familiar?

In this episode, Deirdre Van Nest tells all! Having gone from speaking for free to now earning a living from delivering her Crazy Good Talks®, Deirdre has proven tips to help you initiate and increase your fees over time. 

Deirdre discusses: 

  • How structure and practice will propel you to become a Crazy Good presenter and speaker
  • Why she urges aspiring fee-based speakers to get on stage as much as possible 
  • How having a speaking coach will help you make a massive impact on the lives of others
  • Why networking is the key to continually getting booked to speak
  • And more


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