Episode 75: Getting Booked to Speak on Route 66

Feb 7, 2022


Have you, yes you, thought about creating your very own speaking tour? Some of you may or may not know that I have done this for a long time. Stay with me here. I promise you won’t regret it. We will take a trip down memory lane, and I’ll share all the details about how to get booked in states where you don’t know anyone. I’ll also give you a fun challenge.

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Today I’m we are going to take a trip down memory lane while I share how I created a speaking tour and booked myself in states where I didn’t know anyone. 

“God, I’m gonna sit here until someone shows up. No, pick up the phone. Take the first step. Make the call. Live the adventure God has for you.” – Mary R Snyder.

Highlights from today’s episode include: 

  • Who, what, when, where and why I created a speaker tour along Route 66 (2:50)
  • How to get booked in states where you know no one (5:23)
  • Ask for help and have a plan (6:43)
  • Books sold, meeting many different people, and talking about what God placed on my heart (8:57)
  • Here’s my challenge to you (10:45)
  • Compilation video explained (12:20)
  • Live the adventure God has for you (13:25)

Here’s a fun Youtube video I created about the road trip – CLICK HERE And if you like, you can look through all the videos from that trip — it’s the Route 66 playlist, but fair warning, the quality is POOR — the internet was not available and we recorded using sketchy cell service.  

Have you created your speaking tour yet? Want to bounce some ideas off of other speakers? I’d love it if y’all came to join the conversation in the Facebook group-Take the Stage Speakers and share with us! Or feel free to ask questions. Not on Facebook? No worries, you can always find me on Instagram or text me! I would love for you to share with me. 

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