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Dan Shaikh

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Publicist | Event Producer | Social Media Strategist | Creative Director of Video Production | Digital Marketer | Systems Strategist

Dan Shaikh is a highly accomplished event producer who specializes in helping people launch successful speaking careers.

He is the co-founder of Speaker Slam®, a speaker development agency that helps cultivate the next generation of speakers & authors into changemakers & thought leaders. He is also the host and producer of North America's Largest Inspirational Speaking Competition, where speakers compete for cash and prizes worth over $10,000 and the title of Inspirational Speaker of the Year.

Dan's expertise in speaker videos and video production has helped create over 500 speeches that have resulted in over 500 million views across social media through collaborations with viral media companies such as Goalcast, Jay Shetty, Power of Positivity, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Dan's work has helped many speakers land paid speaking opportunities, TEDx Talks, press, book deals, documentaries, virality, and job opportunities!

He is passionate about changing the narrative and dispelling stigmas while highlighting positive representations, strengths, and diversity.

With over 100 events produced and over 1000 speakers given a platform to share their messages of inspiration, Dan's events have helped raise over $10,000 for various charities and have been featured in the media on Global News, CBC Radio, and CTV News.

Dan holds a degree in Information Technology Management from Ryerson University and has 8 years of experience as a business analyst for large corporations such as RBC & IBM, specializing in implementing Learning Management Systems.



Coaching Packages:

Brand Audit

1-1 Coaching

How do you show up online? What makes a brand stand out? When people Google you are you sending the right message? I will go through your brand online and help you set up for success online. You can win the game of first impressions for event organizers journalists and decision-makers. We will ensure you have alignment across your social media.

What this includes:

  • Brand analysis where I will personally study you, your brand, and how your business operations show up online
  • 90-minute Brand Deep Dive session showcasing my findings and improvements
  • 30-Day Text support to resolve questions and issues that might come up after recommendations

$497 USD

Book Audit

Scale & Make Impact Tech Audit

 1-1 Consultation

Lots of people talk about sales & marketing. But you don't find many people that teach you about operations, systems, and efficiency. If you optimize each section of your business from lead generation and capture to onboarding you'll actually save a lot of money and time. That extra time you can use to focus on sales. Use the power of AI, systems & automation to cultivate your presence online. (Recommended for people making a business revenue of $10,000 monthly)

What this includes:

  • 2 one-hour sessions, we will deep dive into your business and work through what areas you need to improve on, and where is the bulk of your time spent?
  • Find & recommend systems that best meet your needs
  • 2 one-hour sessions helping you implement the solution

$1497 USD 

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Be Pitched and Get Seen

1-1 Coaching + Implementation

Your story is very valuable to the right communities but it all depends on timing. You have to be in the news cycle or have done something newsworthy to be featured

What this includes:

  • PR Media Day analysis based on your speech and personal brand
  • Create a pitch on your behalf for journalists
  • Find and pitch journalists in your city on your behalf for 30 days with follow-ups
  • Find and recommend relevant opportunities to build your personal brand including awards, blogs, and podcasts.
  • Optimizing your bio to be full of credibility markers
  • Help you build a press media kit about yourself

$1997 USD 

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