Ep #316 Unlikely Path To Become A Speaker Interview With Bret Ridgway Author & Speaker

I got to interview Bret Ridgway.

Bret Ridgway is a 25 year veteran of the speaking industry. he got his start handling the back-of-the-room sales table at 150+ Internet and information marketing conferences. He is founder of Speaker Fulfillment Services, a company that works with speakers, authors and information marketers. His unique behind-the-scenes perspective enabled him to see what speakers do well and what they don't do well. He's seen the good, the bad and the ugly of the industry. Eventually he came out of the back of the room and shared the stage with many of those speakers. He's author of 8 books focused on the speaker, author, info marketer and event promoter niches including the #1 bestsellers 'Mistakes Authors Make' and "ABCs of Speaking."

We spoke about:

  • His journey to now.
  • What motivates him.
  • Weaknesses he turned into strengths.
  • Advice for the audience.
  • And much more.

This episode is sponsored by Nova Zora Digital experts in digital marketing.