Need a Guest Speaker?

Jim Cobb, one of the founders of and its principal writer, is available for speaking engagements, consultation, and freelance writing projects. With a very strong following on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites, Jim is a recognized expert in disaster readiness.

His first book, Prepper’s Home Defense, has been the #1 bestselling book on Amazon in the home security category for well over a year. His second book, The Prepper’s Complete Book of Disaster Readiness, has sold several thousand copies as well. Prepper’s Long-Term Survival Guide, his third book, has just been released in March 2014.

He has been a speaker at events such as the 2013 Living Ready Expo in Atlanta, Georgia and the 2011 Survival & Preparedness Expo held in Dallas, Texas, as well as leading smaller classroom size lessons in prepping. He has also been a very popular guest on many online radio shows, such as the Doom and Bloom Show, Survival and Beyond, and Destiny Survival.

Jim’s session at the recent Survival Summit (online, January 2014) was one of the top three most popular classes offered, with around 8,000 people tuning in to his presentation.

Jim has written for many publications, including a long-running stint as columnist for Survivalist Magazine, as well as articles sold to Boy’s Life Magazine and Backwoods Home Magazine.

If you are interested in having Jim speak at your event, consult with your organization or company on matters related to preparedness, or write a custom project, please email him —

You can also visit Disaster Prep Consultants, our sister site, for more in depth information on the classes we offer to businesses, private groups, and individuals.

Please include the following information in your email:

1) Information about your event or organization.

2) The date and location of the proposed speaking engagement, if applicable.

Jim charges a flat fee of $1,000.00 (which includes travel and lodging expenses) for speaking at events outside southern Wisconsin or northern Illinois. The fees for events within those areas are substantially lower. If your event includes a vendor area, Jim may also request a booth.

Here is some feedback from one of Jim’s recent classes.

Jim was hilarious, which made it fun to learn about what he had to say. I took lots of notes and will be adding them into my plan! Thanks, Jim!

Great presentation and got some great ideas! I feel a little better that I am on the right track!

Very good presentation, excellent info on home defense.

Great presentation – informative, plus the presenter was very funny. I loved it!

WOW! I think this is my favourite presentation so far. Superb information, great flow, well organized. Definitely a winner here!

Really enjoyed this presenter. Very informative.

Because of what I learned, I am amending my own plan.

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