Myth: The only way that speakers get paid is by getting paid to speak Truth: Speakers have multiple ways to get paid if they know how to create products and services Myth: It's hard to create a product or service for in the speaker industry Truth: The hardest part of creating a product or service as a speaker is time management to get it done. Myth: The only type of product a speaker can create is a bookTruth: Even if that were true, the book that a speaker creates can be repurposed in multiple waysIn this special episode of the #SpeakEasy Podcast, my team and I debunk several myths that we have heard from those in the speaking industry about creating products and services. Those who are just coming into the speaking industry often believe that the on;y way that speakers are paid is by an event host. They end up disappointed when someone tells them that they have to pay for a speaking spot or become offended when someone asks them to speak for free. There are many ways to get paid but you will have to determine which way will work best for you. Don't forget that you have to factor in things like time, energy, travel and a few other expenses when thinking of the price you will charge. It is a process but one that will benefit you in the long run. I promise you, these ladies hold nothing back when it came to the myths and truths of creating products and services. TandeeTandee SalterTandee A. Salter, Master Business Success Coach, and Consultant helps you to get marketing strategies and copy that helps you make more money in your business Currently working on her doctorate, Tandee has been helping small business owners to be able to navigate email marketing, copywriting, and editing so that they can get the maximum exposure and conversion. Not willing to stand down to seeing entrepreneurs being overworked and overpriced, she stands on the foundation of being impact-driven. That being said, she works hard to correct mistakes and educate those who have become frustrated with low or no results. Dorothea RobinsonDorothea Thea Robinson is the founder of Life After Domestic Violence. Also known as the X. It Strategist, She has is on a mission to assist women who are ready to be free of their domestic violent relationship. In her bio, the statement “If I had a gun, I would kill you” pierces through stigmas and misconceptions about intimate partner abuse. After getting free from her own 30 years of Domestic Violent marriage she has been on a consistent mission to eradicate the fears women have about leaving their partner. There is Life After Domestic Violence!