Time flies so fast! We can't believe SpeakerHub just turned 6 years old. It still feels like yesterday when we first started.
Our goal remains the same: help speakers get more bookings and grow their speaking business.
We wanted to take a moment to thank you for joining the site and for staying with us—we wouldn’t be here without you.
We wanted to share with you some of the statistics about our growth, the inside scoop about who our speakers are, as well as some key indicators of our business.
SpeakerHub: 6 years in review
Here are some key statistics:
We have 16,379 publicly visible speakers on the site
Gender: 53% men, 46% women
Our speakers come from 143 countries.
Number of “calls for speakers” in the past 4 years — 23,380
Paid events posted — 2,267
Agencies, alumni, and other white-label clients
SpeakeHub also serves many agencies and alumni with our white-label directory. We work with organizations such as PRCA, International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO), Maxwell James Agency, Authentic Voices Group, Prezi, UCI Alumni, Sage Talks, Independent Book Publishers Association, Entrepreneur Expert Agency, Modern Femme, Speak to Inspire Certified Speakers.
Resources to help speakers grow their businesses
Creating helpful resources for professionals in the speaking industry is a key component of the SpeakerHub platform, and over the past 6 years, we have created a diverse collection of articles and media.
The podcast series, “World of Speakers” has been running for 62 months.
Over the 100 interviews, we’ve amassed 65hrs of recordings from professional speaking experts from around the world. The podcast has had 81K listens.
We’ve welcomed some high-level guests, like Dr. Nick Morgan, Neil Patel, Cynthia Johnson, Dorie Clark, Josh Linkner, Manoj Vasudevan, and Drew Dudley. We celebrated our 100th episode with an interview with James Taylor.
SkillCamp and blog
We’ve posted 528 original articles in the past 6 years.
The articles, podcasts, infographics and videos on SpeakerHub's SkillCamp provide professional speakers with new ideas, expert insights, practical how-to's, and inspiration. The key focuses are speaking skills and business building.
We’ve covered all sorts of topics that range from how to avoid catastrophes, through how to handle hecklers, to the best technology for speakers and trainers.
We wanted to know what kind of articles you, our readers, like best. So we took a look at what your top ten favourite articles of all-time have been. Here’s the list:
SkillCamp’s top posts:
We send out a bi-monthly newsletter that includes a section listing articles from around the web that would be helpful to speakers, such as recent, top articles from Forbes or Harvard Business Review, new technologies and trends, upcoming online classes and webinars, or free industry reports.
A very special thanks to the team here at SpeakerHub, Ryan Foland, Steve Cuthbert, Racquel Gabuna, Rosario Añon Suarez, and Dane Cobain who pulled together from Belgium, the Philippines, United Kingdom, Argentina, and the USA — all four corners of the globe, to keep the platform running and ensure we are producing great content for all our speakers.
We look forward to providing you with great service and more opportunities in 2023.