Sometimes you have to use different ways to get your message over to potential customers and to gain exposure to markets you hadn’t previously considered.
The world is crying out for people who can speak confidently about their area of expertise. Next time you are asked to speak at a customer’s conference, you could consider charging them a fee rather than doing it for free; and if you are not asked, then maybe it is something to suggest. My legal experience as a criminal advocate has been invaluable in building my business as a professional speaker. If you want to learn more about this exciting industry, I suggest you read two contrasting yet inspiring books, Speak and Grow Rich