Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Money Can You Make as a Motivational Speaker?
As a motivational speaker you can earn thousands of dollars every time you speak – the fee is dependent on a number of factors, including experience and notoriety. Successful established speakers earn up to $10,000 or more for a single keynote (20-60 minute) speech. A talented beginner can earn as much as $1,000 per speech. Highly notable motivational speakers, such as former presidents or celebrities, can make $50,000 to $1,000,000 for a single speech.
What are the Qualities of a Good Motivational Speaker?
Four traits of successful speakers, including motivational speakers, are: confidence, credibility, dynamism and naturalness. For many audiences, your delivery is the most critical factor and it can make a significant difference in how information is perceived. Poor delivery can make the most interesting topic sound boring, while excellent delivery can make even a dull topic come alive.
How do I Start a Motivational Speaking Career?
Through earning master professional certification as a motivational speaker, you will increase your knowledge of motivational speaking techniques and earn designation as a Master Motivational Speaking Professional (MMSP) by the International Association of Professional Organizations. Certification also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Motivational Speaker Master Professional Certification Course?
The Motivational Speaker Master Professional Certification Course is an advanced motivational speaking certificate course offered online by International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) for professional motivational speakers. The Motivational Speaker Master Professional Certification Course has a recommended completion date of 12 weeks from the starting date or 120 hours. However, you may choose to complete the Motivational Speaker Master Certification Program in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 24 weeks, depending on your schedule. Throughout the course you can receive up to four hours of personal teaching assistance or professional mentorship from a faculty member.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and “dream” careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life – you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.