Speechwriting secrets for professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This is the first of a two-part report on the September 27th meeting of Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association. Speechwriting National Speakers Association Pete Weissman

Hollywood Secrets Help Professional Speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Over 100 attendees at Saturday’s meeting of Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association heard the benefits of taking a Hollywood approach to writing and delivering presentations in order to elicit emotion in an audience.

Relevant Resources: AV supplies for professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). The June 2012 edition listed AV supplies for professional speakers. Speakers for speakers, so to speak… Professional speakers have a multitude of AV needs in their home offices [.]. Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies.

Meeting Report: Systems for Professional Speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Colorado-based customer satisfaction expert Ruby Newell-Legner, CSP — the current President of the National Speakers Association — was the featured presenter at Saturday’s NSA Northern California Chapter meeting.

Find Success as a Professional Speaker by Coming Off the Island

Speaker Launcher

Being a professional speaker and running a speaking business can be a lonely adventure. The post Find Success as a Professional Speaker by Coming Off the Island appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Events Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession Accelerate LIVE 2019 find success as a professional speaker Kelly Swanson Neen James Phil Gerbyshak Social Media Speaker Marketing story telling

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Dilbert’s advice to professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Adams’ advice is of specific interest to members of the National Speakers Association and other professional speakers: The best financial advice I ever got was “Price yourself high and see [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking Dilbert Speaker fees The Weekend WSJ listed The Best Financial Advice I Ever Got from a couple of dozen well-known financial experts, and Scott Adams, the creator Dilbert.

6 presentation tips from a professional speaker

Speaking about Presenting

Scott Berkun’s book Confessions of a public speaker is an entertaining and enlightening read on what it what it takes, and what it’s like, to be a professional speaker. I love it that a professional speaker admits to fear of public speaking.

3 Takeaways for Professional Speakers from the Brene Brown Netflix Special

Speaker Launcher

Here are 3 takeaways all professional speakers should take note of from the Brené Brown Netflix special. The post 3 Takeaways for Professional Speakers from the Brene Brown Netflix Special appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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5 Phases of the Professional Speaker Career: Which Are You In?

Speaker Launcher

Over the past 30 plus years, I’ve had a bird’s eye view into the careers of many professional speakers. And as I’ve watched these various speakers go through the process, I’ve been able to identify five phases of the […].

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How to earn millions as a professional speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

There are professional speakers who make a good living earning five- ten- or even twenty-five thousand dollars per speech. Then there are speakers who are paid hundreds of thousands for one speech and earn tens of millions of dollars annually. The former include members of the National Speakers Association. Public Speaking National Speakers Association politicians

Do You Want to Be a Professional Speaker or Just Someone Who Gives Speeches?

Presentation Guru

… Build Your Skills Performance Working practices Practice preparation Professional SpeakersWhen someone says they are a singer what do they mean? Do they sing in the shower? Perform on stage six nights a week?

Professional Speaker Event

Humor Power

Become a Professional Speaker. Achieve your Accredited Speaker Designation. This program will be presented by your Toastmasters Accredited Speakers. Presentation Skills accredited speaker become professional speakerThis full-day program, the day before the Toastmasters International Convention in Las Vegas, will be held at the convention venue, Caesar’s Palace Hotel, on August 11, 2015.

The Professional Speaker’s Imperative

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

National Speakers Association White Paper National Speakers Association (NSA) President Kristin Arnold has published a remarkable document. The Professional Speaker’s Imperative: Bringing Value to Today’s Global and Tech-Savvy Marketplace is a 20-page White Paper on the past, present and future of the speaking profession. Tags: Public Speaking National Speakers Association

Content Tips for Professional Speakers

Great Public Speaking

As a professional speaker, it is important for you to utilize social media to grow your brand. Social media is a great platform for speakers to spread their message and meet like minded people. Here are 3 types of social content mediums that help professional speakers grow their brand: Don''t Neglect Your Blog Sometimes entrepreneurs become confused and overwhelmed on what topics they should blog about.

The Power of Storytelling: 10 Tips and Tricks from Professional Speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s an interesting series of comments and informative views that were posted recently to the National Speakers Association (NSA) Facebook Page when a speaker asked “Do you think stories are overrated in presentations and audiences are starting to see through them as manipulation tactics…?” ” The responses clearly show why professional speakers use stories in their [.].

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Six Secrets from a Professional Speaker on Audience Participation

Speaking about Presenting

Last week I wrote about the challenge of the third era of presenting: the era of the audience. Kristin Arnold has written a provocative and intensely practical book Boring to Bravo on how to meet that challenge by encouraging audience participation.

Should I Become a Professional Speaker? | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

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4 Professional Speakers Share Their Biggest Business Mistakes and Missteps

Speaker Launcher

I recently reached out to four professional speakers and business owners and asked them […]. The post 4 Professional Speakers Share Their Biggest Business Mistakes and Missteps appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Uncategorized business mistakes business mistakes and missteps greg hawks Joe Calloway linda miles professional speaking business mistakesI don’t know anyone in business, myself included, who has not made business mistakes.

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The Power of the National Speakers Association for Professional Speakers

Speaker Launcher

As we approach the National Speakers Association’s annual convention this July in Orlando, Florida – Influence 2017 – you may be wondering if joining the association is right for you. The post The Power of the National Speakers Association for Professional Speakers appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Professional Speaker

Executive Speech Coach

Professional Speaker - George Torok George Torok is a professional business speaker that specializes in personal marketing and presentation skills. This is a speaker that you have to see and hear soon.

Marketing Help for Professional Speakers Has Arrived – FREE Training Begins June 7

Succeed Speaking

Here’s just a glimpse of what you can expect from the program: Discover why speaker marketing campaigns fail and 3 key ingredients to ensure yours doesn?t. Learn how to grab the attention of biggest speakers bureaus in the business… and get them to book you.

Why You Need to Pick A Lane to Win as a Professional Speaker

Speaker Launcher

We talked about it back in 2014 when I told you that Becoming a Wealthy Speaker Requires Picking a Lane. The post Why You Need to Pick A Lane to Win as a Professional Speaker appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing pick a lane speaker expertiseThis blog post will not be the first time I have talked to you about picking a lane. We also talked about it again last June in our 4 Marketing Essentials to Ensure Your Positioning […].

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Four Steps to Add Coaching to Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

So, you want to be a coach? Let’s look at four steps you can follow to add coaching to your speaking business. Many of my clients are adding coaching to their mix of offerings. Personally, I think it’s a great idea.

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What Are You Devoted To?

Speaker Launcher

These past few months, I’ve been devoted to putting together a program for speakers like nothing else available in the speaking world. Devotion can come in different forms. When it comes to business, where do you devote your time and energy? And is that devotion paying off?

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How to Become a Professional Speaker

Executive Speech Coach

How can I become a professional speaker ?" I've been calling speakers' bureaus and they won't want to talk to me until I'm successful. I want to be a professional speaker and you've got to help me because I bought your book." "I

How to Be a Professional Speaker - Tom Antion's Wake 'em Up Video System

Great Public Speaking

I want to help speakers turn into professional speakers! No-cost media marketing methods that get new clients to call you. Advanced database marketing techniques. you''ll know just who to call and exactly when to call them.

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Tough Economic Times: Professional Speakers Panel (3 of 4)

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association featured a panel of Past Presidents who discussed ‘What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times’ Host Barry Wishner talked with: * Michael Soon Lee, CSP * Marilyn Manning, PhD, CSP, CMC * Craig Harrison * Patricia Fripp, [.].

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Tough Economic Times: Professional Speakers Panel (4 of 4)

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association featured a panel of Past Presidents who discussed ‘What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times’ Host Barry Wishner talked with: * Michael Soon Lee, CSP * Marilyn Manning, PhD, CSP, CMC * Craig Harrison * Patricia Fripp, [.].

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Tim Gard Professional Speaker

Executive Speech Coach

Tim Gard - professional speaker If you want to be a better speaker, watch and learn from other speakers - political, business and profesional. Tim Gard is a professional speaker.

Become a Professional Speaker and I'll pay YOU!

Great Public Speaking

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, my “Ultimate Guide To Professional Speaking” e-book will change what you think you know about careers in public speaking and arm you with the strategies and techniques to make the most money possible! I’m Tom.

How To Become a Professional Speaker | Public Speaking | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

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So You Wanna Get Paid to Speak

Speaker Launcher

You’ve arrived here at the doorstep of The Wealthy Speaker community, and I’m guessing you’d like to know some secrets on how to get paid to speak (or how to get paid more to speak).

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Canadian Professional Speakers

Executive Speech Coach

Canadian Professional Speakers Here is a new blog that is the unofficial blog for the national convention of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. If you are a professional speaker in Canada - then you must attend this convention. It is the meeting place for movers and shakers in the Canadian professional speaking business. Visit the new Canadian Professional Speakers blog. professional speaking

If you're a professional speaker, who is your customer?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  But over the long term, a professional speaker has to take care of at least one other 'audience' just as carefully:  the meeting planners that hire her.    Too many professional speakers play the diva and alienate the folks who hire them.    I once was planning a conference for a client, and booked a speaker -- nameless -- whose talk was all about, let's say, getting along with other people. 

Speakers, You’ve GOTTA Get On Periscope!! (Says Who?)

Succeed Speaking

There’s no denying that Periscope can be an amazing tool for speakers–you have a message to share, and now here’s another way to share it. (If Business Strategy Motivation Social Media social media for speakers Social Media Strategy for Professional Speakers

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Video Excerpt from Fripp's Informative DVD for Professional Speakers

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Enjoy this video excerpt from one of Patricia Fripp's DVDs for professional speakers, The Speech as Product: Write It and They Will Pay.Not Necessarily. This DVD teaches professional speakers how to develop presentations that clients will actually pay for. 

What Are Your “Pinch Me” Moments?

Speaker Launcher

Speaking Profession building a speaking business Get Paid to Speak professional speaker speaking speaking businessYou’re standing in front of your ideal audience, you had them at “hello” and you rocked them all the way through until you close. As you exit the stage to thunderous applause, the leader of the organization pumps your hand and says “Thank you so much, that was exactly what my people needed to hear.” […].

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A Solid List is Better Than a Big List

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Profession building a business professional speaker speaking speaking businessWhen is the last time you did some list hygiene? Pardon! List hygiene is putting your email list through a series of processes that ensure that people really want to be included. We did some research recently and realized over a thousand people on my list hadn’t been engaging. That meant they hadn’t opened […].

6 Effective Ways to Make Money As a Professional Speaker

Pivotal Public Speaking

In reality only a small percentage of people earn a living as a professional speaker. If you believe you have what it takes to among that elite group then get ready to make money as professional speaker by using the six strategies described below: 1. Make money as a professional speaker by hosting teleseminars. Make money as a professional speaker by using the Internet. Make money as a professional speaker by approaching private companies.

Hiring Professional Speakers: How to Avoid Mistakes

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

How to Avoid Mistakes When Choosing a Speaker An article for meeting planners by Patricia Fripp , CSP, CPAE. The only thing left is to hire the speaker. How do you know what kind of speaker is best for your meeting? Many organizations and associations keep a data base on speakers -- who is good, who is not, who is reliable, who cancels at the last minute, and other details. Consider your reasons for having a speaker. Brief your speaker.

Marie Forleo Agrees, Clear is Better Than Clever

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Profession building a speaking business marketing professional speaker speaker speaking business website designDon’t you love it when someone you admire reinforces one of your ideas? For years, I’ve been talking to my clients about how to make their websites clearer.

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How to Get Started as a Professional Speaker

Executive Speech Coach

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Saturday, May 22, 2010 How to Get Started as a Professional Speaker If you are thinking of becoming a professional speaker and you want to know where to start, then I offer you the same advice that helped me launch my speaking business many years ago.

A Lesson in Humility

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaking Profession building a speaking business professional speaker speaker speaking speaking businessI haven’t been able to talk publicly about politics, even though it’s one of my favorite subjects, for several years now because America is so divided. I live in Canada, so you might think I’m not affected by American politics, but over 50% of my business comes from the US so I care. I care […].

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