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Motivational Speaker

Let Me Teach You How to Become a Motivational Speaker

Imagine yourself talking to different groups of people, from small teams to large audiences, hundreds, maybe thousands of people, sharing your words and inspiring these people to start making positive changes in their lives right away. Sounds really rewarding, right?

Global Motivational Speaker with over 30 years of experience

Let Me Teach You How To Become a Motivational Speaker, Event, Conference | Eric Bailey
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So, you want to become a motivational speaker, right? Is this the next step in your career? Have you dreamed of breaking away from the corporate world, traveling around the globe, sharing your experience and motivational stories, and speaking and inspiring people?

In fact, being a motivational speaker is as rewarding for me as it is for my audience. However, in order to become a reputable and respected motivational speaker myself, I had to take the proper steps to guarantee that my presentations are not only entertaining but also effective and that people would leave eager to better themselves.

And these steps I will share here to help you build your speaking business, start getting paid and find more lucrative opportunities.

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Choose your topic and develop your idea

What do you want to talk about? Choose the topic you want to talk about (make sure you have enough knowledge about it) and start developing your ideas. Spend a great amount of time thinking about how you can develop fresh, new, original content that will truly inspire and motivate your audience.

Identify your audience

Who wants to hear about your topic? Where are these people? It might sound obvious, but in fact, many people may be lost at the beginning.

Defining your niche will be extremely useful to help you to understand who’s your audience, how you can reach out to them, how you should develop your content to effectively convey your message.


Practice makes it perfect, right? In order to get ready and confident in your speaking skills, practice, test your content. Record yourself and watch yourself on video. How do you see yourself?

What is the part of your presentation that works really well, and what can be improved? Remember, there is always room for improvement. Even the most successful motivational speakers are continuously improving, changing, and modifying their content to better suit the next audience.

Prepare your marketing strategy

Start developing your content and your marketing strategy. Build your social media account, website, blog, youtube channel, you name it. Start talking about the message you want to convey.

Become proficient and respected on the topic. It will be easier for businesses and brands to trust you, which will up your chances of getting hired.

Sign up for Conventions that offer speaking opportunities

Research for conventions that seek speakers. Make sure they are aligned to your content and your right audience. Although you may have to speak for free, it is a great way to test your skills, gain more confidence and also receive some feedback.

The bottom line

Becoming a motivational speaker takes effort, time, and dedication to build your reputation and gain more opportunities. It does not happen overnight.

Believe in yourself, in your message, and in your content. Need some help? Contact Eric Bailey today!

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ABOUT Eric Bailey, Global Motivational Speaker

Eric Bailey is a powerhouse motivational speaker, inspiring audiences around the world with his dynamic presence, powerful storytelling, and unwavering passion.

For over 30 years, he has been a motivational speaker worldwide and has influenced the lives of over 4.5 million people in 13 countries.

Eric provides speaking services for anyone looking for speakers for conferences, team-building activities, personal development workshops facilitation, and events hosted by nonprofit organizations.

Let Eric’s expertise captivate your audience and make your occasion truly remarkable.

Contact Eric directly to book a speaker who can truly make a difference!

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