Using Podcasts to Connect with Your Ideal Clients with Nicole Holland: Podcast Ep. 073

Using Podcasts to Connect with Your Ideal Clients with Nicole Holland: Podcast Ep. 073

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

Being a guest on podcasts is great for brand awareness, credibility building, networking, and lead generation. How can you pitch podcasters the right way so they want to have you on their show? In this episode, I talk with Nicole Holland of Interviews That Convert on: what to do and, just as importantly, what *not* to do in your podcast …

How to Speak Strategically for Better Business Results: Podcast Ep. #72

How to Speak Strategically for Better Business Results: Podcast Ep. 072

Carol Cox Business, Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

Have you been getting the results you want from the speaking engagements you’ve been doing? Speaking in front of the right audiences with the right message can position you as an expert in your field, showcase your business, build relationships, and lead to clients and referrals. What you need is a clear and intentional speaking strategy and a powerful signature …

Using Humor in Your Talks Will Get You More Speaking Gigs with Kathy Klotz-Guest: Podcast Ep. 071

Using Humor in Your Talks Will Get You More Speaking Gigs with Kathy Klotz-Guest: Podcast Ep. 071

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Presentations, Signature Talk, Women & Gender Leave a Comment

You’ll notice that the title of this episode is in the definitive: using humor in your talks *will* get you more speaking engagements. I don’t mean you have to add a stand-up comedy routine to your presentations (leave that for the professional comedians!). Rather, as my guest Kathy Klotz-Guest and I talk about in this episode, using humor and improv …

Aligning Your Wardrobe with Your Brand with Jennifer Mackey-Mary: Podcast Ep. 070

Aligning Your Wardrobe with Your Brand with Jennifer Mackey-Mary: Podcast Ep. 070

Carol Cox Branding, Business, Home, Podcast, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

 How can your wardrobe align with and reflect your brand and make you feel confident, so that you attract your ideal clients, whether you’re speaking, on video, or at a networking event? My guest is wardrobe stylist Jennifer Mackey-Mary, founder of Apple + Pear Wardrobe. We talk about what you should wear on stage and how you can use …

What Event Organizers Look for in Speakers with Erin Smith: Podcast Ep. 069

What Event Organizers Look for in Speakers with Erin Smith: Podcast Ep. 069

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, Visibility Leave a Comment

 Do you have your eye on a conference or event that you really want to speak at? How can you get selected? My guest today is Erin Smith, who runs the annual Entrepreneur Summit in Dallas, Texas. We go behind-the-scenes into how event organizers select speakers, who they choose to pay and why, and what *not* to do as …

Getting Paid to Speak and Negotiating Speaker Fees

Getting Paid to Speak and Negotiating Speaker Fees: Podcast Ep. 068

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, Visibility 2 Comments

How can you get your first paid speaking engagement? How do you figure out what to charge and how to negotiate? In this episode, you’ll hear from 7 women entrepreneurs and speakers who share how they got their first paid speaking engagement. I also share how I got my first paid gig for Speaking Your Brand and how I got …

Integrating What You Do in Your Business into Your Presentation with Melissa Bennett [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. #67

Integrating What You Do in Your Business into Your Presentation with Melissa Bennett [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. 067

Carol Cox Business, Home, Podcast, Presentations, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

If you’ve been giving a presentation but you feel like what you do in your business isn’t well integrated into it and you aren’t getting the leads, clients, and referrals that you know you could, it’s time to stop giving that version and create one that gets you results. In this on-air coaching call, I help my guest Melissa Bennett …

Mastering Your Speaking Style and Stage Presence with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 066

Mastering Your Speaking Style and Stage Presence with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 066

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

I can remember talks I’ve given, especially ones on stages in front of large audiences, where it felt like an out of body experience. I gave my talk, it went really well, but it was a complete blur, like tunnel vision. It all happened so fast and I felt like I was observing myself rather than being truly present and …

Writing, Publishing, and Promoting Your Book with Julie Broad: Podcast Ep. 065

Writing, Publishing, and Promoting Your Book with Julie Broad: Podcast Ep. 065

Carol Cox Business, Home, Marketing, Podcast, Thought Leadership, Visibility Leave a Comment

 Have you thought about writing a book, but you’re not  sure what’s involved or even if it’s worth it? My guest today, Julie Broad of Book Launchers, answers the questions you have about the process of writing, publishing, and promoting a book. You’ll hear towards the end of the episode what’s the best way to promote and sell your …

[Coaching] Show, Don’t Just Tell, Your Audience How You’re Different with Kimberley O’Brien: Podcast Ep. 064

Show, Don’t Just Tell, Your Audience How You’re Different with Kimberley O’Brien [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. 064

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, Signature Talk 1 Comment

Speaking at groups and conferences is one of the best ways to create awareness about what you do and how you help your clients. The key is to show, through the examples and main points you include in your presentations, how what you do is different from others. In prior episodes, I’ve talked about how to do this without “selling …

Five Mistakes You’re Making in Your Presentations that Turn Off Your Audiences with Carol Cox: Podcast Episode 063

Five Mistakes You’re Making in Your Presentations that Turn Off Your Audiences – Podcast Ep. 063

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

Have you been to conferences and events and, during sessions, you see lots of people in the audience on their phones? And not using their phones to take notes, but to do other things because they’re not engaged with the speaker. How can you keep your audience interested and off their phones? In this episode, I share 5 mistakes I …

Tired of Asking? A Better Way to Get Referrals with Stacey Brown Randall: Podcast Ep. #62

Tired of Asking? A Better Way to Get Referrals with Stacey Brown Randall: Podcast Ep. 062

Carol Cox Business, Home, Networking, Podcast Leave a Comment

Ever since I started my first business over 15 years ago, I was told to make it a habit to ask for referrals: from my current clients, past clients, and network. I never did make it a habit, but in all three of the businesses I’ve started, including Speaking Your Brand, referrals have been a key component of getting new …

A Game Changer for Your Business and Presentations: Developing Your Own Framework - Podcast Ep. #61

A Game Changer for Your Business and Presentations: Developing Your Own Framework – Podcast Ep. 061

Carol Cox Business, Home, Podcast, Signature Talk, Thought Leadership Leave a Comment

Developing your own framework can be a game changer for your business and presentations. It differentiates yourself from others in your field, it makes it easier for your audience and clients to understand what you do, and you’re creating intellectual property. What is a framework, why do you need one,  and how can you find yours? It’s not an internal …

Finding Your Presentation’s Spine & Why It Absolutely Needs One with Joanna Sapir [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. 060

Kaela Whitaker Home, Podcast, Presentations, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

Do you feel like you have so much you want to share in your presentations that you’re not sure what to keep, what to exclude, and how to streamline it? Or, are you afraid that you’re giving away too much valuable information? In this on-air coaching call, I help business strategist Joanna Sapir simplify her presentation content, so that it’s …

Why You Shouldn't Sell from the Stage - and What to Do Instead with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 059

Why You Shouldn’t Sell from the Stage – and What to Do Instead with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 059

Kaela Whitaker Events, Home, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking 1 Comment

Have you heard the phrase “sell from the stage”? The idea is that you pitch your programs and products to the audience at the end of your presentations. If you’ve been doing speaking engagements, you know it takes time, effort, energy, and sometimes money (especially when travel is involved), so it’s understandable that you want to get a return from …

Using Your Strengths to Reach Your Speaking & Business Potential with Belinda Brown Podcast Ep. #58

Using Your Strengths to Reach Your Speaking & Business Potential with Belinda Brown: Podcast Ep. 058

Kaela Whitaker Business, Home, Podcast, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

How can you reach your highest potential in speaking and in your business? What does it take to be the best you can be? For many years, I felt that I had to learn and master anything I came across in my businesses, from coding and SEO to marketing and PR to graphic design, accounting, and contracts. Each of these …

How to Use Simple Story Structure to Create Compelling Content with Carol Cox Podcast Ep. #57

How to Use Simple Story Structure to Create Compelling Content with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 057

Kaela Whitaker Home, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking, Storytelling Leave a Comment

Why use story structure? Simple: It’s what makes us human. You want to make sure the content you’re sharing is compelling, keeps your audience interested to the end, and invites them to take action, whether you’re hosting a podcast, being interviewed on one, or giving a presentation. Our brains are hard-wired to understand and respond to story structure. Think about …