009-Finding Your Ideal Client Through Speaking With Phylecia Jones
Speaking from the stage can be downright terrifying to some people. It is, in fact, the #1 fear in the world. However, if you can get in front of the right audiences and on the right stages, you can grow your audience, increase your authority and even build your business faster. This week I sit down with Phylecia Jones of Keeping Up With Mrs. Jones and she dishes the inside secrets of how she’s getting on so many well-known stages and even landed a TED Talk. Tune in to get the scoop on how to feed your business through speaking.
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[08:06] “You know, I think speaking chose me. I try to avoid speaking. It really is. I’m an introvert at heart. I have a degree in computer science and I was a lab rat while I worked for the navy and I was good as a lab rat in, but I did have a secret side. I was a professional cheerleader, so I’m a little oddball at times, but I went through a coaching program and one of the modules was about growing your business through marketing and speaking was one of them. And I remember I just kept flipping past that little section like, yeah, I don’t want to do this.”
[10:25] “I always say, just get the ovaries to ask. I’m just asked to, hey, can I get on your stage, can I, can I share my story or can I share some tips that have worked with me?”
[16:13] “my husband gave me an idea while we were walking the dog and, and he’s a Gamer. He watches people playing video games on twitch and if you don’t know what twitches those search it, it is like a nerd haven for all gamers. We don’t adult very well in our house, but he was telling me that in order for those, those guys that he watched to grow their subscription base in there, watch your basis that they live stream from five to eight hours every day up to two years. And I was like, Whoa, you know, and my husband, he watches him. He’s watching them right now. And, and I was like, I don’t know if I can live stream that many hours.”
[19:07] “But it really is a weird thing when you go to a conference. They were like, Hey, I’ve been watching you every morning. It’s like, okay, that’s cool and creepy at the same time. Who are you?”
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