Why do some financial advisors wind up making millions on TV giving investment advice while others labor in obscurity? How do some attorneys land regular columns in prestigious trade publications? Where do those speakers who give the annual address at industry conventions come from? What is the secret reason that a select few service professionals enjoy high-profile, high-prestige, and high-paying status as "experts" in their fields?
More importantly, can the rest of us do it? Susan Friedmann answers a resounding "Yes!" In Riches in Niches: How to Make It BIG in a Small Market, Susan explores the multiple factors that separate the "experts" from the service professionals who may have identical—if not better—skills, but whom no one has ever heard of. You will learn:
• Why positioning yourself as an Expert in a Niche—a sweet spot known as a nichepreneur—is the most surefire route to success any service professional could want.
• The GEL Formula: Friedmann's proven technique that shows service professionals how to find the professional niche that makes the best use of their skills while yielding maximum profit.
• The Seven Secrets nichepreneuers need to know to create, claim, and benefit from their Expert Identity.
• Creative ways to create secondary, even tertiary, income streams capitalizing on the benefits of "Being the Expert."
Friedmann knows what she's talking about. For more than 20 years, she's been the "Tradeshow Coach," one of the exhibiting industry's foremost experts. Combine that expertise with insights from other well-known nichepreneuers, and you've got a book that's jam packed with useful information to transform today's career into tomorrow's success story.
"Nichepreneuers, the term Susan Friedmann brilliantly coined, defines a powerful mindset that has become the giant killer strategy for small business successG.This is the 'must read' business book of the year." —Rick Segel, CSP, author, The Essential Online Solution and The Retail Business Kit for Dummies
Susan Friedmann, CSP, has traveled the world helping companies put their best foot forward at industry events. Her client list includes some of the most recognizable names in the world: Siemens, Kimberly Clark, IBM, American Express and many more. She's the author of numerous books, including Meeting and Event Planning for Dummies and hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles. Susan has been a guest on a variety of radio talk shows and as a guest expert on CNN's Financial Network and Bloomberg's Small Business. Susan is also a National Board Director of the National Speakers Association (NSA).