Books and Other Products from Bret Ridgway

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How to Build a Profitable Speaking Business

Bret's latest book based on his 25 years behind the scenes in the speaking industry will be available Mid-March. Pre-order now to be among the first to receive it and to get your own author signed copy. Have a colleague who would benefit from the book? Order a copy to share with them.


View from the Back: 101 Tips for Event Promoters
Who Want to Dramatically Increase Back-of-the-Room Sales

This tips book can help both event promoters and speakers alike get better results for their back-of-the-room sales at their live events.

50 Biggest Mistakes I See Information Marketers Make

My unique, behind-the-scenes perspective handling product fulfillment for leading info marketers and for my own products has resulted in this helpful guide. Avoiding key mistakes leads to greater success more quickly with less frustration.

50 Biggest Mistakes
50 Biggest Website Mistakes

50 Biggest Website Mistakes: Secrets to Getting More Traffic,
Converting More Customers & Making More Sales

Co-authored with my good friend Frank Deardurff, this book dives into the mistakes authors, speakers, info marketers and other online marketers typically make with their websites.

Here's How I Did It!

I contributed a chapter to this collaborative work where I shared a bit more personal information and my business history, along with some lessons I learned along the way.


Mistakes Authors Make: Essential Steps for Achieving Success as an Author

This #1 Amazon bestseller was co-authored with Rick Frishman and Bryan Hane. It is divided into five major sections - Before You Write, The Business of Your Book, Writing Your Book, Marketing Your Book Before It's Written and Marketing Your Book After It's Written.

ABCs of Speaking: Your Building Blocks to Speaking Success

Want to learn how the speaking business really works? Bret, along with Adryenn Ashley and Caterina Rando have collaborated to give you the critical things to help you unlock your speaking success.


Consuming Your Content: Getting Your Students to Read, Watch and Listen to Your Training

Want to share your expertise with others? It doesn't matter what format you choose to share, the key to your long-term success is getting people to consume your content. This book provides you key techniques you can apply to your trainings to improve their consumability.

Copywriting Classics: 16 Quick Tips

This booklet applies some of the teaching of the copywriting masters of old such as David Ogilvy, John E. Kennedy, John Caples and more to the online copywriting of today.

Copywriting Classics

Speaker Success Toolkit

This toolkit is jam-packed with resources for speakers including:

  • Checklists
  • Gig Assessment Tools
  • Resource Guides
  • Sample One Sheets
  • Sample Order Forms
  • And More!