Back of the Room Sales

I know as an author, speaking is an integral process that will decide the level of my success. If I don’t speak, I’ll never gain that unknown audience. It is so valuable to all authors to be comfortable speaking in all types of audiences.

When I was introduced to speaking, it was by my mentor Ed. He took me to lunch to a Lion’s Club group and just before we finished eating he leaned over and told me I was the guest speaker for the day. I still get butterflies when I think of how I felt. I got up and spoke about efficiency concepts for entrepreneurs. I don’t actually know what I said, but I finished, sat down, or more accurately, nearly collapsed.

A year after Ed began taking me to various service organizations I had a young woman who approached me after I was finished to tell me that she had heard me six months previously and what I said saved her from shutting down her business. When she went back to her office and analyzed her business data, she realized she was loosing $3000 a month. Six months later, based on a few changes I had suggested, her profit had sky rocketed to $6,000 a month.

I became hooked on the power of speaking and inspiring others to do more with less, become  more effective, productive and profitable.

It wasn’t long after that a group at the Filipino Chamber Association asked if I had my talk on a cassette they could take with them. So,  I went to a studio in San Francisco, spent three hours recording an hour long presentation, had the studio add a music intro and ending. I created a nice looking graphic for the cassette cover and even made my own labels. I sold an average of ten for $10, every time I spoke.

I now have 96 products, books, CD’s, ebooks and even a couple of DVD’s. I have single CD’s and 12-set CD’s. It’s quite a large variety.

You will always want to offer your audience the ability to take you home with them in some form of media.

About Sharyn

I've published eight books and love to help others learn to take control of their intellectual property. I have developed a program that will provide authors 75% of the sales price as their income rather than the publishers and bookstores. This is the most complete program you will find for your book. Join in the adventure. Let me help you take your book out into the world.
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