Small Business Q&A
I’ve been asked to speak at a seminar that includes my target market and have no clue what to charge. Can you make suggestions?
Speaking fees can range from just a few dollars to tens of thousands of dollars. You should negotiate this just like you would any other business arrangement. But before you begin, you need to have some idea of her budget. This will save you time and headaches — see “Always Verify Budget Before You Sell.”
That said, you need to decide what your time is worth and how you will be compensated for your travel expenses.
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