The Speakers Bureau Myth

Speak and Deliver

One of the many myths about the speaking industry is that Speaking Bureaus will line your pockets with money, promote you to stardom, and remove any need for you to market yourself. The above describes most large, reputable agencies, such as: __ (Interestingly, I put out a request for reputable agencies from my Facebook and Twitter friends and followers, and it resulted in only one actual recommendation. Somehow, get your one-sheets and videos in front of people.

Interview: Jane Atkinson - The Wealthy Speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

A former vice president of International Speakers Bureau, Jane has seen the industry from many angles. Deliver a focused message with one main idea and three points. Tell great stories - especially ones that are about the audience, not you. Outline your speech: Pick one theme and a through-line. Expertise - Topics - Revenue Jane recommends that we each become an expert in one area we are are passionate about. One-sheets are so last century.

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Interview: Jane Atkinson - The Wealthy Speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

A former vice president of International Speakers Bureau, Jane has seen the industry from many angles. Delivere a focused message with one main idea and three points. Tell great stories - especially ones that are about the audience, not you. Outline your speech: Pick one theme and a through-line. Expertise - Topics - Revenue Jane recommends that we each become an expert in one area we are are passionate about. One-sheets are so last century.

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Interview: Jane Atkinson - The Wealthy Speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

A former vice president of International Speakers Bureau, Jane has seen the industry from many angles. Deliver a focused message with one main idea and three points. Tell great stories - especially ones that are about the audience, not you. Outline your speech: Pick one theme and a through-line. Expertise - Topics - Revenue Jane recommends that we each become an expert in one area we are are passionate about. One-sheets are so last century.

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Expressing your uniqueness in print

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Ron Kaufman adds to this, "Take that one step further. " Evolution of one-sheets As we reinvent ourselves and our industry, clearly showing that we are experts who speak professionally, we need to reinvent our marketing materials as well. Today, those multi-page booklets have been condensed, with carefully selected information placed on one page of paper, front and back, thus the name "one-sheets."

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