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Professional Speaking Tips: Autographed Books

Great Public Speaking

[link] Over 350 public and professional speaking videos. This video teaches you about marketing your speaker materials

The Sales Myth: Delighting Customers Converts Leads

SpeakerSue Says...

If you sell luxury products, it’s likely that you want to delight your customers. That’s what delights them. Do you agree?

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Storytelling-III. 5 Ideas. 5 Blogs. 5 Days.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  We asked for his autograph.  This is the third blog in a series about storytelling – 5 in 5 days.    Everyone seems to get it that storytelling is important, because we’re awash in data and information and can’t remember it all.    But we do remember stories.    He obliged. 

What if?

Max Atkinson

They looked just as grumpy as Mitchell and Leyland, but their presence did at least give us the chance to collect a few autographs.

Review of two books on speaking

PowerPoint Tips

I recently read two books on speaking and thought I’d review them together. Jess asked if I’d be willing to review the book. Tough!

Advertiser or Expert?

Speaker Launcher

If they throw in a trade show booth as part of your payment, then be there for an “autograph session&# after your speech.

World exclusive: vintage video of famous cricketers from the 1950s

Max Atkinson

The players had to walk across the ground from the pavilion to the tea tent, which provided better opportunities for film-makers than it did for autograph hunters - because some, like Trevor Bailey, would never sign during the day but would sit in their car at close of play and oblige however many there were of us.

Hockey Night on Ossington Avenue

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

And scribbled across the cover is Bower’s real-life autograph. . As the Toronto Maple Leafs get set to take on the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL Winter Classic, I present to you Hockey Night on Ossington Avenue – from the short story collection Rebel in the Back Seat – [link]. By Paul Lima. Johnny Bower was my hero. Even Bower.

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10 Rules for Olympic Athletes on Turning Gold Medals Into Real Gold

TJ Walker Interactive

Sign autographs. There are more than 10,000 athletes competing in the 2012 London Olympics. Here are the secrets: 1. Be friendly and smile.

May Cartoon Caption Contest Results

Humor Power

It’s time for the results of our May Cartoon Caption Contest featuring the artwork of professional cartoonist Dan Rosandich.

Laid Off? Looking for work?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I have since written numerous speeches — always with my (autographed) copy of How to Write and Give a Speech at the ready … Having recently been laid off after 21 years with the [X COMPANY], I am now beginning to plan for the next phase of my career. A few minutes ago, I received the following email: . Those were the days!).

In Speaking, “Sell” Is a Four Letter Word

Pivotal Public Speaking

As you give it to the winner, tell them and the audience that you’ll autograph their copy – and everyone else’s – at your table after your talk. It’s weird. The problem is that when the pitch goes on too long, it can backfire. Because you were invited to speak by a particular group; you were not hired by them.

Top 20 Seminar Scams and How to Avoid Them

Great Public Speaking

Even me, a guy who didn’t fall all over myself to get John Travolta’s autograph when I was standing right next to him at a party can’t help but feel differently when in their presence. I’m hoping those speakers/promoters on the edge will clean up their acts and the really bad ones will be exposed. I’m all for that. What to do? ….Don’t

How to develop a paid public speaking career – IV: 3 Rules for Long-term Public Speaking Success

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  You will cheerfully meet, shake hands with, autograph books for, and otherwise perform reasonable social duties for the organizers, the top brass, company employees, and their heirs and assigns.    What do you need to do to create a thriving, sustainable business?    So reduce their risk. 

Observing England’s cricket team in the face of defeat

Max Atkinson

By the time we reached the players’ car park less than an hour after the game finished, the stewards told us that most of England team (except for Prior who was still massaging his ego by signing a few autographs) had already driven off – not in a team bus, but individually in their own cars.

Free Book Publicity

Contact the event chairperson and ask if you can speak at the event and autograph books. by Harriet Hodgson Publicity is crucial to book sales.

Increase Book Exposure Through Author Speaking Engagements

Authors who take advantage of these opportunities can sell autographed copies of their books after these events and boost their sales. and more!

Speaking Business

Theres nothing like an upcoming speaking engagement to inspire creating product to have available for purchase at that program! What are their needs?

Twitter Tips for Speakers: Before, During & After the Event

The experts came out in droves. It is a long list but most of it will, or should, become habit. You don’t want anything too long and too cute.