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Inside The Greenroom With PV3

Stages are the most powerful way to increase your revenue and impact. Each Thursday, join me, PV3 – Pete Vargas III “the Stage Whisperer” inside my personal Greenroom. If you’re an Event Producer or run events of any type – we show you what Event Producers are doing to uplevel their events in every way.

If you’re a speaker or are wanting to explore speaking, in every episode we take you inside of the mind of the folks who control the stage to learn cutting edge strategies and tactics so that you can get inside THEIR greenroom.

Whether you’re a speaker, business owner, entrepreneur, coach, author or if you are a Meeting Planner/Event Producer who hosts events, conferences, or online events, then this podcast a “must listen.”

63. How He Sold $1.1 Million In One Stage Pitch with Ray Higdon

Inside The Greenroom With PV3

  • 220 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 51:27

Welcome, Best Selling author, keynote speaker, and network marketing trainer Ray Higdon Inside the Greenroom!  In today’s episode, you’ll hear how Ray moved from the corporate world to real estate into one of the biggest network marketing trainers in the industry. Learn just how Ray has helped hundreds of clients make multi-figure incomes while also upgrading their social media presence and delivering to their target audience year-round. Whether you’re a speaker, entrepreneur, or meeting planner, you’ll want this key insight on how you can rise above the fear and expectation of rejection to a mindset of power that you can work from.  With passive and active marketing strategies, you’ll learn how to grow your audience, and bring clients TO YOU!  Speakers and entrepreneurs, you’ll learn practical strategies on how to grow your influence with your audience on social media, making measurable mindset growth and impact not only for you but for meeting planners too while also creating a massive change in revenue.  Meeting planners listen up as you hear how you can spot the speakers who will bring in more revenue, audience, and impact into your event, whether digital or live. Also, the massive impact of year-round content to increase your brand, growth, and ROI.  Don’t miss out on how to upgrade your social media game and grow your business today! Act Now to Claim your Ticket to Ray’s event coming up RankMakersLive October 8-10th. This is a 3 day highly-interactive event! This is a one of a kind virtual experience. Plus gain instant access to 3 amazing bonuses when you join.   You Can Get All The Details Here. rankmakerslive.com   Here’s what we cover: Ray’s transition from corporate America into network marketing How overcoming your fear leads to growth and new opportunities. Taking inventory on your day to day operations How “Going for ‘No’ “ increased his business Mindset, Discipline and Self Improvement through education How you can be passive or active in growing your business What Education and information marketing is and how its the most valuable marketing you can do How ILT (Invest, Learn, Teach) is the best method to enrich your life and gain influence in your industry How to gain ROI for speakers How mastering giving value year-round can increase your ROI on one time pitches How Ray increased his business during the pandemic And much more!   LINKS: Connect with Ray Higdon: Website: www.Higdongroup.com SM: @rayhigdon Email: ray@higdongroup.com   Rank Makers Live Social Media Super Summit: We’ve attended a fair share of “virtual events” in the past... Most of them turn out to be “talking-head webinars. And don’t get me wrong, some of them are great! But, when we heard what Ray and Jessica Higdon were up to when they turned their Rank Makers LIVE event virtual, we KNEW this was going to be different. They have this crazy studio rented out with tons of screens that will be broadcasting hundreds of attendees at once making the “virtual event” literally feel like we’re all together in our homes. It sounds like a blast. What’s in store is 3-days of having the most fun you’ve ever had on a virtual event AT HOME. You Can Get All The Details Here. rankmakerslive.com Connect with Blair: blair@advanceyourreach.com  Connect with us: Facebook: ​​www.facebook.com/advanceyourreach Website:​​ advanceyourreach.com Email​: ​info@insidethegreenroompodcast.com Learn More About our Stage Agency:  www.advanceyourreach.com/stage-agency stageagency@advancyourreach.com Influential Speakers in Ray life:  Marshall Sylver Les Brown Tony Robbins Episode Minute By Minute: 0:28 Meet Ray 1:27 How Ray got into network marketing 8:22 When Ray spoke for Russel Brunson 13:06 The most innovative names in Network Marketing 14:46 What makes successful network marketers 20:00 How to become un-rejectable 24:31 The two main ways to build a business 35:43 How Ray became a master speaker 39:22 How do you treat your tribe? 47:52 The speakers who have impacted Ray the most   More About Ray: Ray Higdon started in corporate America but quickly realized he was missing out on the most important thing in his life, family. A father of 4, he decided to make a change which led him to a network marketing company where he became the number one earner. Today he is a network marketing trainer, keynote speaker, and best selling author. In addition, he co-hosts the “Meet the Higdons” podcast with his wife, Jessica. Their company has been named to the Inc 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing companies in the United States. Your audience wants to feel better about their journey. They want to increase their success, prove doubters wrong, make a bigger difference in the world, travel more, and enjoy life overall. There are so many different ways to reach new team members and customers, and it can be confusing and overwhelming, leaving Network Marketers not knowing which way to turn and with no strategy or framework to follow. Ray’s step-by-step social media strategies will leave your audience ready to take action from their seats. The ease of Ray’s system ignites the passion for Network Marketers to grow their business with more ease and less frustration.

60. Starting The Project That’s In Your Heart with Nick Unsworth

Inside The Greenroom With PV3

  • 150 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 52:31

Welcome to Inside the Greenroom! Today we speak with Coach, international speaker, & best-selling author Nick Unsworth. During Nick’s career, he has coached over 10,000 entrepreneurs and sold a massive marketing company by the time he was 30. With this kind of success early on in his career, he quickly became a well-known name in his space. In an effort to scale his business and create more impact he started leveraging the power of stages. This decision led Nick and his team to even more success.  After a string of events, Nick decided to do the one thing many entrepreneurs are scared to do. Committing to a niche. Nick has mastered the concept “you can’t be all things to all people.” Learn how creating a target audience and niching down his business and message gave him the opportunity to start the project that was always in his heart and more! Here is what we cover: How Nick overcame his fear of speaking Don’t try to be like anybody else Stepping into your authentic self  What took Nick 10 years to figure out Nick’s process for designing a vision for your life, and stepping into its reality When money and success doesn’t fill the void  When Nick went all-in on his dreams Niching down in your business The power of online challenges  And more!   We invite you to Take Nick’s Final Action Steps:  Ask yourself…. “To take inventory on, how you are showing up right now?” “What can you do to catch a new vision?” “Write it out is if anything is possible.” Whether you are a speaker, or a business owner pivoting your company online, this episode is a must-listen!    LINKS:   Connect with Nick: Join their free online www.LifeOnFireChallenge.com to learn how to clarify their God-given vision, create a success roadmap, & launch into action. Facebook: www.facebook.com/NickUnsworth101   Website:  www.LifeOnFireChallenge.com Twitter: twitter.com/nickunsworth YouTube:  www.youtube.com/c/LifeOnFireTV/featured   Connect with Blair: blair@advanceyourreach.com  Learn More About our Stage Agency:  www.advanceyourreach.com/stage-agency stageagency@advancyourreach.com Connect with us: Facebook: ​​www.facebook.com/advanceyourreach Website:​​ advanceyourreach.com Email​: ​info@insidethegreenroompodcast.com   Episode Minute By Minute: 0:02 What to expect today 2:46 Meet Nick 3:55 Nick’s entrepreneurial journey  11:09 When Nick froze on stage 17:06 How Nick became a great speaker 20:34 Pre-pairing for your vision 25:31 The steps of launching a challenge 33:24 Why Nick went niche with his audience 37:33 How Nick named his company 43:43 The speakers who have impacted    More About Nick: Nick Unsworth is a Business Coach, international speaker, & best-selling author.  “Nick is in the 1% of Marketers & Funnel Experts in the World” ~ According to Tony Robbins As CEO of Life on Fire, Nick’s mission is to build a thriving community of faith-based entrepreneurs online and support them through digital marketing to grow God’s Kingdom. Nick sold a marketing agency by 30 years old, coached over 10,000 entrepreneurs, and has consulted clients including Daymond John from Shark Tank, Spartan Races, Navy Seals.com, Joe Polish, John Assaraf, Keller Williams Real Estate, Safeco Insurance, Awaken Church, and many more.

78. 75 Hard: Jump Start Your New Year with Andy Frisella

Inside The Greenroom With PV3

  • 150 views
  • 5 months ago
  • 58:44

Here at Inside the greenroom and Advance Your Reach we take health and wellness seriously because we know first hand how intertwined your physical health is to the success of your business.  If you want to make more sales, grow your business, get on more stages, and create more influence this episode is for you.  Today we, welcome, Andy Frisella Inside the Greenroom! Andy is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, highly sought after consultant, and public speaker. He has been featured in Inc., Entrepreneur & Forbes Magazine.   You may recognize Andy’s name because he is the creator of the viral mental toughness program “75 Hard.” We believe this program could be the winning edge you have been looking for in 2021. Hit play to hear more about 75 Hard and how you can start changing your life today!  More of what we cover: How people waste their lives Create an unstoppable mindset for our life The story behind 75 hard. The first step towards mental toughness  How to have a “never say die” attitude When Pete lost $5 Million What the main focus of every entrepreneur should be Are you going to sulk or pivot? Tips to generate sales How necessity leads to great ideas How mental and physical health are often the same How Pete feels about 75 Hard   And much more!     LINKS: Join 75 Hard: andyfrisella.com/pages/75   Connect with Blair: blair@advanceyourreach.com    Connect with us: Facebook: ​​www.facebook.com/advanceyourreach Website:​​ advanceyourreach.com Email​: ​info@insidethegreenroompodcast.com Learn More About our Stage Agency:  https://elitespeakersagency.com/ stageagency@advancyourreach.com   Episode Minute By Minute: 1:06 Meet Andy 2:35 Andy’s background  7:20 How Andy started his journey to mental toughness 15:11 A look into 75 hard 25:30 The importance of documenting progress  27:50 How 75 hard can benefit your business 38:59 How discipline and happiness work together  45:17 Andy’s encouragement for 75 hard 46:07 Million dollar loss  47:00 Andy’s tips for generating more sales 52:41 The best way to approach business 57:37 Closing with Blair   More About Andy: Andy Frisella is the CEO of 1st Phorm Internation, a nutritional supplement company that takes in more than $175 million in revenue each year. He started the business in his early 20s with a friend and has become a star entrepreneur and business leader.

62. How This Stage Strategy Took Her From Secretary To Seven Figures

Inside The Greenroom With PV3

  • 140 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 45:31

Today we welcome keynote speaker, NY Times Bestseller,  Multi 7-figure CEO, and all-around Boss of business, Suzanne Evans Inside The Greenroom!  Suzanne is known as the “tell-it-like-is,” no fluff boss of business building,” and she truly lives up to the name. In this episode, Suzanne gets real and honest about the steps she took to go from secretary to 7-figure CEO.  Do you want to know what her #1 strategy was? You guessed it…stages!  If you want to take your speaking game to the next level, listen in as Suzanne shares the importance of focusing on the psychology of virtual events, how to battle zoom fatigue, how to get people to stay present, and avoid multitasking, and so much more.  Meeting planners, get ready to take notes while you learn the unique ways that Suzanne handles revenue-splits, speaking with no honorarium, and how she implements multi-sensory experiences at her virtual events.  This episode is jammed packed with tips and strategies you can start implementing at any stage in your business.    Here’s what we cover: The business aspect of the arts and entertainment industry The unique way Susan generated her first 6-figures The only strategy more powerful than paid ads How many events happen in America every day How waving your keynote fee can lead to bigger stage offer conversions. The four factors that makeup a winning freemium Moving your events from information to “Edutainment” How a free keynote generates almost 200K Increasing the sensory experience of your virtual event The opportunities for parents in the speaking world The power of repurposing your content from a virtual event Creating balance and health while pivoting and staying at the cutting edge Why you can’t translate your in-person talk to zoom, and navigating how to adjust   LINKS:   Connect with Suzanne Evans: Website: www.driveinc.com Email: suzanne@inc.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/thedriveninc Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheDrivenInc All ISTGR Listeners Get a Discount for the Upcoming “Take The Stage” Virtual Event happening November 18th - 20th! (2020 only) Go to drivenwithpete.com to register.    Connect with Blair: blair@advanceyourreach.com    Connect with us: Facebook: ​​www.facebook.com/advanceyourreach Website:​​ advanceyourreach.com Email​: ​info@insidethegreenroompodcast.com   Learn More About our Stage Agency:  www.advanceyourreach.com/stage-agency stageagency@advancyourreach.com   Influential Speakers in Suzanne’s life:  Larry Wingham TD Jakes   Episode Minute By Minute: 0:27 Get to know Suzanne 1:42 Suzanne’s journey into entrepreneurship 7:15 How Suzanne got your first clients 9:40 Be willing to do anything 12:38 When Suzanne began to scale 16:20 How Suzanne found her ideal audience 20:05 How Suzanne started crafting offers for stages 23:09 The best free offers to sell from stage 28:53 Bringing the sensory experience of a live stage to a virtual one 36:02 The opportunities for parents in the speaking world 41:59 The speakers who have impacted Suzanne the most More About Ray: Suzanne Evans is a NY Times Best Selling Author that went from secretary to multi seven-figure CEO in just three years. She is known as the “tell-it-like-is”, no fluff boss of business building. Her work blends business, strategy, lifestyle, and storytelling in a way that allows people to build businesses that shape the world to be a better place.  Along her journey, she has hit the Inc 500/5000 for five straight years, been featured in Forbes, won countless business awards, and wrangled a toddler to almost being civilized.

64. Be Built for Winter: Emotionally, Physically, and Mentally

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  • 140 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 29:57

Give a big welcome to the owner of Fit Body Bootcamp, and self-made powerhouse entrepreneur Bedros Keuilian to Inside the Greenroom!   Learn from Bedros as he talks about what he calls the “American Dream and Immigrant Edge”  and how he moved from rags to riches after leaving the soviet union for the United States.  During Bedros career he as has generated millions in revenue just by following these three rules throughout his life:   Don’t be allergic to hard work Serve people by being a solution to their problem Get really good at one area of your life at a time   In this episode, learn how to implement these three rules in your own life and gain insight on the key categories in your life to create success not only professionally but personally. If you’re a speaker, entrepreneur, or meeting planner you’ll be encouraged with this incredible story on how strengthening the categories of your life and increase your overall impact.  PS: If you feel like 2020 hasn’t been your year, Bedros defines failure and winning to uplevel your mindset so you can continue to be motivated, increase your stamina, and create new opportunities and experiences for people. Increase your physical fitness to expand and upgrade your mental, emotional, and even spiritual capacity. His wisdom can help you finish this year strong and turn your situations around.  Here’s what we cover:   What we can miss in the absence of discipline and routine What the four F’s of life are How to find your purpose in life How to start every day with a win How to transform your life Ensure you make an impact for generations Creating a routine that set you up for success How Bedros gets results for his clients every time How to find success in every area of your life How to respond instead of react What Bedros is focusing on now The best advice Bedros’s dad ever gave him   And much more!     LINKS:   Connect with Bedros: Website: bedroskeuilian.com   Join Rise Up World: www.facebook.com/groups/riseupchallenge20   Connect with Blair: blair@advanceyourreach.com    Connect with us: Facebook: ​​www.facebook.com/advanceyourreach Website:​​ advanceyourreach.com Email​: ​info@insidethegreenroompodcast.com   Influential Speakers in Bedros’ life:  Tony Robbins   Episode Minute By Minute: 0:02 What to expect today 1:32 What Rise Up World is all about 4:52 Welcome Bedros 5:26 A look into Bedros story 9:00 What we can learn from dogs 10:33 How to find your purpose 13:31 Life comes in phases 15:04 Creating routines that upgrade all areas of life 16:50 Do the hardest thing first 18:19 Do one thing at a time 19:56 What Bedros is focusing on now 23:25 Being built for winter 26:57 What to do when things go wrong 27:56 Pete’s biggest takeaway 28:12 How you do one thing is how you do everything   More About Bedros:   Bedros teaches, mentors, and leads through “in-the-trenches” personal experience. With ownership and equity in several multi-million dollar generating businesses in digital marketing, subscription software, franchising, health education, and business consulting Bedros believes in coaching through first-hand experience, not by theory. He draws all of his coaching knowledge and training from his years of “trial by fire” experience that has enabled him to build his empire. Bedros Keuilian has been featured and quoted in publications such as Forbes, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Home Business Magazine, The Native Society, YoungUpstarts.com, Franchising USA, RadioMD, Active, the Huffington Post, About.com, ChiefExecutive.net, Dr. Oz, The Good Life, CBS Small Business, and several international business publications worldwide. Bedros is a huge believer in “paying it forward” and challenges himself and his clients to pay it forward by donating to Shriners Hospitals for Children and helping out our military veterans by contributing to organizations like the Lone Survivor Foundation, by sponsoring the Patriot Tour, and by providing career support for our veterans through his own companies.

61. A Digital Futurist's Insight to The Event World with Brian Fanzo

Inside The Greenroom With PV3

  • 130 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 52:04

Welcome to inside the Greenroom, today we talk to the founder of iSocialFans, digital futurist and keynote speaker, Brian Fanzo! During this fascinating conversation, we talk about what it means to be a “Digital Futurist” and how Brian became successful without committing to a niche. Brian also has the key insights on the importance of a virtual MC, building trust, and how you can upgrade your event with some tips and tricks with the technology you use!   Speakers you will be getting key info on how often to update and change your speeches, speaking the language of the audience, and the questions Brian asks BEFORE getting on stage.  For meeting planners, you’ll get some insight into how you can build trust for both virtual and live events, interactive presentations, and how you can hold attention for your speakers.    This episode is for any who wants to learn more about: Why you should have a good MC especially for multiple-day virtual events We are missing the “The Co-Consumption of content”  The Host/MC is the connective tissue, and how they can leverage the virtual stage Finding the synergy between humanity & technology  Future generations and how to connect with them Understanding new innovations and when to use them How to build trust both virtual and live events Tips and tricks for technology tools  How to enhance the platform you are speaking on WITHOUT increasing the costs of the event    And much more!     LINKS:   Connect with Brian: Website: brianfanzo.com Facebook www.facebook.com/BrianFanzoSpeaker LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/brianfanzo Insta: @brianfanzospeaker Twitter:  www.twitter.com/isocialfanz YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCdxEsx0uVxn8-EGDUNwNmsw/ Podcast: brianfanzo.com/interview/   Connect with Blair: blair@advanceyourreach.com    Connect with us: Facebook: ​​www.facebook.com/advanceyourreach Website:​​ advanceyourreach.com Email​: ​info@insidethegreenroompodcast.com   Learn More About our Stage Agency:  www.advanceyourreach.com/stage-agency stageagency@advancyourreach.com   Episode Minute By Minute: 0:28 Meet Brian 1:37 How Brian got into the event world 3:36 Why no stage will scare Brian again 8:27 What being a digital futurist means 17:18 The one thing that most successful speakers do 23:57 When Brian missed the mark 27:07 Brians tips of online presentations 39:27 Why the roll of an MC is so important 47:46 The speakers that have impacted Brian the most   More About Brian: Brian Fanzo is a digital futurist keynote speaker who translates the trends of tomorrow to inspire change today. His customized and personalized programs showcase real-world stories and examples of forward-thinking people and businesses. He teaches companies of all sizes how to leverage technology in real-time in order to engage their customers at the right time. Brian has a gift for bringing people together online and offline. He has worked in 76 countries, highlighting his passion for change, collaboration, and technology. At age 14, Brian won a speed typing contest, and his love for computers and technology was born. After years of playing The Oregon Trail, creating in Adobe Pagemaker, and using Napster, Brian earned a Computer Science degree. Prior to speaking, he worked for nine years at the Department of Defense where he managed a global team that deployed collaboration and cybersecurity solutions across all branches of the military – which required him to maintain the highest civilian security clearance. He then pursued his dream job as a technology evangelist for a booming cloud-computing startup, helping companies embrace the rate of change and new ways to innovate. Brian is currently the Founder of iSocialFanz, which has helped launch digital and influencer strategies with the world’s most iconic brands like Dell, EMC, Adobe, IBM, UFC, Applebee’s, and SAP. Brian has been recognized as a Top 20 Digital Transformation Influencer; a Top 50 Most-Mentioned User by CMOs on Twitter, and a Top 25 Social Business Leader of the Future by The Economist. His followers on social media and podcast downloads rank in the hundreds of thousands, resulting in Brian being an influencer for 19 of the Fortune 100 companies.