Public Speaking Publicity: How to Write a Bio for Your Press Kit

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So do most professional speakers, who cram their entire life's history into their introduction, putting the audience to sleep long before they take the microphone. Forget the Resume Stuff Part of what makes most bios so dull is that many speakers, authors, trainers, consultants and coaches lift material from their resumes, including long lists of things such as degrees earned, honors and awards, and other employment history.

Public Speaking Marketing Tips: Referral Fees

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You can be a really great platform speaker and still not get people to refer you for other speaking engagements. I offer 10 percent if someone calls because of Joe and makes me jump through all the normal hoops to send press kits, demo materials and keeps me on the phone for hours to see if I'm the right fit for their audience. A colleague of mine and professional speaker Bill Cates wrote the book "Unlimited Referrals."

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Public Speaking : Referral Fees

Great Public Speaking

You can be a really great platform speaker and still not get people to refer you for other speaking engagements. I offer 10 percent if someone calls because of Joe and makes me jump through all the normal hoops to send press kits, demo materials and keeps me on the phone for hours to see if I'm the right fit for their audience. A colleague of mine and professional speaker Bill Cates wrote the book "Unlimited Referrals."

Expressing your uniqueness in print

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Your materials should always look as good as you are aspiring to be, and should be given out in a volume that reflects the abundant professional style (in which) you intend to live." " 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. Decisions are made quickly, matching the speaker to the audience, topic and fee structure.

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