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The Blog

The Key to Publicity Opportunties

A little while back, I shot two segments for First Coast News television station in Jacksonville, Florida. I didn't have to pitch myself for these, they just call me up anytime they have a story with a sports business angle. But it wasn't always that way....

How to Pitch for Publicity

I often say that the only thing standing between you and free publicity is your willingness to send an email. On the surface, sending an email might not seem difficult, but it holds so many people back from getting the publicity they want. One obstacle is that...

How to deal with business failures

I think it's time we get real about success as an entrepreneur.You see, I think a lot of us who are more established in business do a disservice to those who are just starting out. We tend to talk a lot about our success, but...

2 tips for getting featured on TV

I've been doing TV for about 10 years now. My first appearance was with a regional sports network, Comcast Sports Southeast, back in 2009. I found the producer of the show I wanted to be on and emailed her to introduce myself and gave what I...

3 Tips for Guest Blogging

I talk to so many entrepreneurs who are interested in writing guest blogs but don't know where to start. I'm a contributor for Forbes and Entrepreneur and have written for Glamour, Men's Health, Woman's Day, Parents and more. Plus, I've placed clients at dozens of publications...

How to Get Results from Public Speaking

Public speaking has positioned me as an expert and given me extreme confidence. That's right - I didn't say I was confident before I was a speaker, I said speaking has given me confidence. Seriously, there's nothing better for your ego than a standing ovation...

How to Get Paid Speaking Gigs

71 That's the number of times I've been paid to speak. Maybe moreā€¦I feel like I'm missing a few. I had to update my CV a little while ago for a proposal I was submitting, which required me going back and adding three years of speaking engagements...