After his American Idol audition, William Hung’s rendition of “She Bangs” became famous for all the wrong reasons. Despite a humbling start, William redeemed himself. He has since appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Ellen DeGeneres Show and even performed live with Ricky Martin in Las Vegas. William has spent the last few years studying the world’s top performers and public speakers to uncover their secrets to success. Using what he discovered, he skyrocketed his first studio album “Inspiration” to #1 on the independent Billboard charts. His latest TEDx talk has already been viewed by over 35,000 people in less than a month. He now helps purpose-driven business owners go from hidden gem to industry rockstars by leveraging public speaking. He helps them uncover their unique message and leverage it to get booked and sell out their stages, webinars, and livestreams.
Don’t build a talk nobody wants to hear
William believes that to be a great speaker you must create the right talk for the right audience at the right time. To do it, solve a specific problem, specific challenges you audience has.
In his second TEDx talk he customized the message for the organizer’s audience and it became a great success. William’s advice is “Don’t build a talk nobody wants to hear.”
Business advice for speakers
- Every professional speaker needs a sales system that controls marketing, follow ups, etc.
- You have to be a salesperson of your own brand
“The only way you can fail is if you stop trying.”
Stories That Stick by Kindra Hall
Routine to Shine
Make sales calls every weekday.
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