Professional Speaking

The Jodee Blanco Group understands first-hand the impact of professional speaking engagements on the growth and development of a career. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or executive interested in building your client/customer base, an individual who wants to transform a life-changing experience or personal passion into a motivational platform to help others, a business owner looking to increase awareness of a service or product, or an author who wishes to create speaking opportunities to promote your book, The Jodee Blanco Group can help.

We will:

  • Identify and develop a compelling platform that specifically serves your intended purpose
  • Help you craft a winning presentation
  • Work with you to perfect your own personal speaking style
  • Coach you on the nuances of effective delivery including how to engage the audience, earn their trust, and make a lasting impression
  • Establish a target list of potential speaking engagement opportunities, from corporate conventions, regional conferences and community events to annual meetings, retreats, and university keynotes among others
  • Write your “Speaker’s Package” including but not limited to the hook, angles and verbiage to generate interest in booking you as a speaker
  • Assist you in creating a demand for your seminar/talk
  • Teach you how to generate leads, facilitate effective follow-up, and build upon those successful opportunities, parlaying them into larger possibilities
  • Help you create your “confirmation package” including a letter of agreement template, policies and procedures requirements, among other key elements vital to protecting your interests as a speaker
  • Work with you on developing a website to promote you as a speaker and/or creating new content for an existing website if you already have one
  • Develop and create the marketing, publicity and public relations strategy for how to maximize each speaking engagement as a specific catalyst for your intended purpose
  • Educate you on what you need to know to make informed decisions as a professional speaker, including speaker’s fees, speaker’s bureaus, and other elements of the field

The Jodee Blanco Group understands how to make professional speaking work for you, whether your objective is personal or professional. As one of the most critically acclaimed orators in the country, Jodee Blanco knows what it takes to create the right kind of platform and use it to captivate an audience for a specific purpose. Her wisdom and experience can be your opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others…and in your own life and career.

Learn more about Jodee’s experience helping speakers.

Read Jodee’s article: Tips for Remote Author Appearances and Virtual Book Signings

Services and Fee Structure

The Jodee Blanco Group offers in-person consulting, training, coaching, speaker platform development, and writing and creation of pitch materials. We also offer consulting via phone and Skype.

For more information or a quote for consulting, contact me at

If you are interested in booking Jodee as a motivational speaker please call 312-961-3430 or email

In addition to her role as a consultant and CEO of The Jodee Blanco Group, Jodee, by virtue of her New York Times bestselling book, Please Stop Laughing At Me…, is one of the most sought-after speakers on school bullying. If you would like more information on her anti-bullying work in schools or to bring her in to speak on the subject, please visit