Running a virtual speakers bureau and offering online keynotes, webinars, or guest speeches? Then you’re already doing your part to adapt to changes wrought on the marketplace by the recent COVID-19 pandemic and coronavirus-induced recession. But as we explained in parts one and two of our series on how to future-proof a virtual speakers bureau, there are many more potential business opportunities that you could be exploring. Here, in the final installment of this three-part series, we offer five more clever and cost-effective ways that you can grow and expand your business.
Digital Meet-and-Greets – Online chats, question and answer sessions, fireside conversations, networking events, and more starring noted authors and personalities.
Limited-Edition Works – Sale of limited-edition, director’s cut, and autographed copies of new books or creative works, some of which may contain expanded sections and materials.
Membership Services – Creating and maintaining members-only communities and/or subscription-based solutions inspired by leading speakers and topics of interest.
Authorship Solutions – Offering book development, design, and publishing solutions, allowing speakers to translate their talks into print and online mediums.
Behind-the-Scenes Access – Providing unique opportunities for superfans to enjoy one-of-a-kind access to, and time with, their favorite celebrities and industry rock stars, and/or chances to be included in their latest upcoming works.
Of course, there are many more ways to future-proof a virtual speakers bureau and position it to succeed in coming years, especially as hybrid and digital events become even more popular. To find out more, be sure to check back frequently here, as we explore additional ways that you can grow your business and add value for meeting and event planners, as well as a host of international clients. And – as always – feel free to drop us a line if we can help you brainstorm new ways to expand your keynote speaking business, or bring workshops, seminars, and training classes to audiences of every size.