Tony Wilkins is the host of the Internet sensation Small Business Forum Radio www.blogtalkradio.com/tonywilkins with nearly 200,000 listeners worldwide and broadcasting live every Friday at 3:30 PM Pacific from the historic Payne Mansion in San Francisco. His guests have included famed singer/songwriter Julia Fordham, and San Francisco Mayoral Candidates, Dennis Herrera, Bevan Dufty and Phil Ting. His books include the best- selling Telemarketing Success for small and mid-sized Firms, The Single Person’s Cookbook (www.amazon.com) and Surviving the economy-Tips from small business owners from across the globe. His new book, The Career Whisperer is a “how to” series of books designed to help business owners navigate the everyday complexities of running a business. The first book in the trilogy, The Career Whisperer Series: How to double your clientele, increase your sales volume and build your brand through public speaking (due out Dec. 15th 2015) will focus on the ins and outs of building a business as a professional speaker including tips for doubling your revenue, determining which organizations hire speakers, determining when they hire speakers, learning how to approach event planners and most importantly a comprehensive listing of contact info for decision makers. He has been featured in the media on Channel 7's (ABC) The View from the Bay,Inc Magazine, Progressive Pulse Magazine, B.A.R (Bay Area Reporter) and the 10% Show. Tony is a much sought after speaker and coach for The SBA(Small Business Administration)The Learning Annex, CIIS (California Institute of Integral Studies), and The Academy of Art College –SF. Mr. Wilkins is also the publisher of Small Business Forum Magazine, Foodie Quarterly, and Podium Magazine. In addition, he is the host of The Tony Wilkins Show on livestream.com and has launched a very successful booking service for authors and speakers. Lastly, he will be writing, producing and directing a new docu-series also titled The Career Whisper, focusing on several speakers at different stages of their careers. The docu series will show their frustrations, their triumphs and journey as they take their careers to the next level. Recently Mr. Wilkins created the Small Business Forum Radio Spirit Awards to honor the unsung heroes of small business. The awards ceremony was held at The Payne Mansion in San Francisco to rave reviews and honored nearly 30 small business pioneers.
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Building a business is about building relationships. Building relationships is about whom you know and who knows you and creating a solid relationship based on “give to get”. And that’s the basis behind becoming a “person of influence. It’s not about making a lot of money per se (although that’s still a good thing) but rather about creating opportunities and strategically creating and developing a community of people that can actually help grow your business.
An intensive monthly online workshop designed to address the needs, concerns and strategies of authors and professional speakers while helping them move their careers to the next level. Whether you’re a new author or speaker or have been at it for many years, this program will help you make more money, reach more contacts and develop an audience with tips and resources from some of the top names in the industry. Hosted and created by radio personality Tony Wilkins (Small Business Forum Radio, www.blogtalkradio.com/tonywilkins The Tony Wilkins Show, Podium Monthly Magazine) this online boot camp will not only tell you how to start your speaking career but also how to make money at it. Each session is divided into a Basic, Intermediate or Advanced platform with occasional lectures from some of the top authors, speakers, event planners and business owners in the world. What would it mean to your career if you could learn the step by step process for writing books that gets you press as well as speaking gigs? What if you could go from speaking in front of 10 people for free to commanding $2500, $5000, or 10,000+ per keynote speech in less than a year? What if you could learn not only what decision makers are looking for but who (and how) to contact them to make them pay you to give a speech?
nfluential Networking and Selling: How to grow your business and increase revenue in 30 days
Like any business owner you’re always looking for ways to get your name in front of your target audience whether it’s thru advertising, cold calling, public speaking or networking and selling. Join best-selling author and radio personality Tony Wilkins as he shares his best tips for generating revenue and building brand awareness in 30 days or less thru this unique approach to networking and selling. Are any of the following scenarios applicable to you?
Are you having trouble making cold calls?
Do you feel as if you're collecting cards (at networking events) and not making connections and closing deals?
Are you having trouble developing a working plan to take your business to the next level?
Has your business become stagnant to the point where it's not growing?
Are you open to new ways of engaging clients?
Are you interested in building your brand thru media interviews?
Are you having trouble converting speaking events and prospects into revenue?
Are you struggling to close deals?
If so, join small business strategist, radio personality and best-selling author, Tony Wilkins as he shares his tips for closing more deals in a shorter period of time. Discover how he created a powerful Internet radio show that reaches over 200,000 business owners globally and built a media platform and brand that's respected on a global scale(and generates revenue too). No sales pitches, just great content and resources you can use.
Value to SponsorOther Value:
1 year of advertising in 1 of 4 media outlets owned by Mr. Wilkins including : Podium Monthly Magazine, Small Business Forum Magazine, Small Business Forum Radio (reaching over 250,000 listeners) and Foodie Quarterly Magazine
Like any business owner, you’re constantly looking for ways to get the word out about your business. Anything from advertising to cold calling to networking will generally do the trick. But what if you could take your marketing and promotion efforts a step further by building your contact list exponentially and on a global scale without leaving your home or office? What if you could promote your business at conferences, workshops, book signings and other networking events simply by helping to underwrite the event itself without breaking the budget?
Small Business Forum Radio and Magazine introduces the new Speaker Sponsorship program (created by radio personality, author and speaker Tony Wilkins) designed to give business owners opportunities to promote their businesses by underwriting a speaker or an event. With this new program speakers and authors will generate revenue by having a sponsor underwrite their event even at “free speaking” events. And sponsors will build their prospect list and generate revenue thru global exposure. What would it be worth to you to not only promote your business on a global scale to thousands of business owners and executives but also walk away with hundreds of new prospects and e-mails from each event? For more info:
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