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 On Saturday we heard from two communications experts: Speechwriter Pete Weissman and visual thinking expert David Sibbet. This posting is a summary of Pete’s material. Award-winning speechwriter Pete Weissman revealed how he helps […].

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. Hall of Fame keynote speaker and executive speech coach Patricia Fripp joined forces with Hollywood story expert (and Will […].

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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.

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.

Find Success as a Professional Speaker by Coming Off the Island

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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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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

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. Ruby shared many of the tips and tricks she has learned while building her speaking business in the sports, leisure and entertainment industries. As an award-winning, customer […]. Marketing Public Speaking

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

Professional Speaker Event

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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 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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Systems for Generating Leads with Ravi Abuvala

Speaker Launcher

Listen to hear Ravi Abuvala talk about how he scaled 2, 7-figure businesses with less than $1,000 of his own capital in just over a year! The post Systems for Generating Leads with Ravi Abuvala appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Building Value and Commanding a High Fee with Waldo Waldman

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The Wealthy Speaker Podcast accelerating your speaking business build your speaking business command a higher speaking fee get higher speaking fees Get Paid to Speak growing your speaking business how to increase your speaking fee Jane Atkinson Lt. Thinking about raising your fees?

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

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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 […]. The post 5 Phases of the Professional Speaker Career: Which Are You In? It has been incredible to watch so many talented individuals build and grow their speaking businesses.

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3 Takeaways for Professional Speakers from the Brene Brown Netflix Special

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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. I recently watched the new Brené Brown Netflix special. How smart is Netflix for bringing DIY learning content to their platform? I’ve seen Brené’s Ted Talk, so I knew what to expect.

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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? Or, do they just get lots of applause on Karaoke night at their favorite hangout? What if they said they were a trapeze artist?…

Public speaking: Working with a professional speaker

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Many organizations go to a great deal of work/expense to hire a professional speaker for their conference – but then let the ball drop by overlooking the final travel logistics. You want your speaker to arrive fresh/rested at the podium. International speakers Professional organizations

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. The philosophy of the book is summed up by this quote from Amanda Gore in the book: When I say, “Use audience interaction,” I don’t mean that you should ask a question and have them call out. You must go further.

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.

4 Professional Speakers Share Their Biggest Business Mistakes and Missteps

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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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Should I Become a Professional Speaker? | Public Speaking Training

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From 0 to 7-Figures with David Horsager

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Are you working hard to scale your speaking business? Hear David Horsager share some great tips on how to get from zero to 7-figures. The post From 0 to 7-Figures with David Horsager appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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.

3 Steps to Booking High Fee Speaking Engagements

Speaker Launcher

If you are a public speaker who wants to take things up a notch or two so you can book more high fee speaking engagements; then this article is for you! Let me share three critical elements that all professional speakers booking high fee speaking gigs are doing.

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

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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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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. Professional Speaker Motivational Speaker Toronto Speech Coach Executive Speech Coach, Business presentation tips from George Torok, the Speech Coach for Executives.

The Future of Speaking with Barry Banther

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Have you been wondering what the future of speaking looks like? NSA Chairman Barry Banther shares his thoughts on where it’s all heading. The post The Future of Speaking with Barry Banther appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Elevate Your Personal Brand with Kiirsten May

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Do you know what it takes to create a brand that targets your audience? Join me to hear Kiirsten May of UpHouse share strategies that will help you decide if you’re on the right track. The post Elevate Your Personal Brand with Kiirsten May appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Getting Booked with Speakers Bureaus with Tim Mathy

Speaker Launcher

Want to hear what’s happening with speakers bureaus and how you might become a client? The post Getting Booked with Speakers Bureaus with Tim Mathy appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Listen to hear Tim Mathy share his 20+ years of bureau experience and what it takes to stand out.

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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A Simple Exercise to Help Build Your Confidence in Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

We’ve talked about how important confidence is for a professional speaker previously on this blog. 2020 has been one of the most challenging years any of us have faced in our lifetime.

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Your Virtual Image Checkup with Anne Morrissey

Speaker Launcher

Looking to up your virtual style game? Hear Style Expert, Anne Morrissey share some great ideas to increase your online look and confidence. The post Your Virtual Image Checkup with Anne Morrissey appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Using Storytelling as a Sales Tool

Speaker Launcher

As a professional speaker, you likely understand the importance of storytelling on stage. Ironically though, many speakers don’t put storytelling to use in their sales strategy.

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Selling Bigger Virtual Packages with Laurie Guest

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome back Laurie Guest to talk about how she shifted her mindset and adjusted her packages to accommodate her clients during COVID.

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. 

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

The Path to 7-Figures with Ryan Estis

Speaker Launcher

Want some great advice from a 7-Figure speaker? Listen as Jane and Ryan Estis answer your questions about how to grow your speaking business! The post The Path to 7-Figures with Ryan Estis appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Leverage Zoom to Book More Business with Marquesa Pettway

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Want to learn how to best utilize Zoom to book more business? Join me to learn from the Zoom Queen herself, Marquesa Pettway. The post Leverage Zoom to Book More Business with Marquesa Pettway appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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 My friend suggested that I become a professional speaker." "I'm When I only had the dream to become a professional speaker, I asked a friend who was a speaker what to do.

The 2021 Best Virtual Demo Video Contest

Speaker Launcher

Over the last 14 months we’ve seen some major shifts in the professional speaking industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a world that almost overnight went virtual, many speakers saw the immediate need to embrace the shift and up their ‘virtual’ game.

Tips for Everyday Videos with Matt Pierce

Speaker Launcher

Want great video that will help scale your speaking business? Matthew Pierce from TechSmith shares his best tips for speaking on camera. The post Tips for Everyday Videos with Matt Pierce appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Selling Speeches Under Fire with Amy Franko

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, I welcome my long-time friend and colleague, Amy Franko to talk about how to keep going in times of crisis. Amy is a strategic sales expert and keynote speaker.

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Intentional Happiness with Shereen Thor

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The Wealthy Speaker Podcast build your speaking business building a speaking business Get Paid to Speak growing your speaking business happiness intentional happiness Jane Atkinson podcast Professional Speakers Shereen Thor speaking career The Wealthy Speaker School virtual events Virtual Speaking

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