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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Who’s Got Your Back?

Speaker Launcher

See you soon Wealthy Speakers! Most Recent Post coaching clubs Mastermind groups Professional SpeakersWe’ve all heard the message that we need to stop working IN our business – on a regular basis – to work ON our business.

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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

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Should I Become a Professional Speaker? | Public Speaking Training

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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.

The Top 4 Tips for Promoting Yourself As a Professional Speaker

Pivotal Public Speaking

Promoting yourself as a professional speaker is not like promoting any other product because what you are really marketing is yourself. Here are some things to consider as you begin to promote yourself as a professional speaker. #1 For example, if you are concentrating on being a motivational speaker for teenagers, you must know what makes them tick and what is relevant to them. 2 Professionalism.

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.

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

It’s Back! Best Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

Expert Focus: Does your website say “here’s how we can help you” or is it old school and says “hire me, I’m a speaker” Pazow: Does your website have a great vibe or feel that makes us want to do business with you? It’s that time again!

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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.

Five Characteristics You need to Succeed as a Public Speaker

Manner of Speaking

Arman is an entrepreneur, professional speaker and founder of Titanium Success. This is a guest post by Arman Sadeghi. He has a degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California at Berkeley. Arman has a passion for healthy mind, body, and spirit. He … Continue reading → Motivation Arman Sadeghi audience authenticity Confidence passion public speaking

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[Podcast] Tapping the Education Market with Josh Shipp

Speaker Launcher

Josh is a youth speaker, TV host, best-selling author, and frequent media guest. Josh is a youth speaker, TV host, best-selling author, and frequent media guest. 18:44 Believe it or not, Josh (by his accounts) was a terrible speaker when he started. Want to hear more episodes of the Wealthy Speaker podcast or subscribe so you never miss an interview? Podcasts Become a Professional Speaker Education Market Get Paid to Speak Jane Atkinson Josh Shipp Product Sales

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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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Book Review: Keynote Mastery, by Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

My recent review on Amazon of the new book, Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker was incomplete. I need to explain in more detail the many positive elements of Patrick’s story as well as clarify why I referred to it on Amazon ‘flawed’ and show where other emerging speakers can learn from […].

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

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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.

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.

Breathing Easy

Manner of Speaking

It marks the one-year anniversary since I left the World Health Organization—where I worked as an in-house lawyer—to become a full-time professional speaker, trainer and coach. Here is the post that I wrote … Continue reading → Personal Public Speaking Business audience clients Public Speaker public speaking Thank You For SmokingToday (1 March 2016) is a special day for me.

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Marketing with a Bow & Arrow

Speaker Launcher

See you soon Wealthy Speakers! Most Recent Post perfect audiences professional speaker target marketingHow focused is your outbound marketing? Many of my clients are moving into the FIRE mode because they have already completed READY and AIM. Here are some tips on FIRING.

8 Lessons from a Dutch Fashion Designer

Manner of Speaking

As a professional speaker, I spend a lot of time working to improve my skills. I am a great believer in the power of consistent, focused practice in one’s chosen discipline. I speak, I train, I read, I write. I watch … Continue reading → Motivation Authenticity creativity Jan Taminiau KLM Presentation public speaking

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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. 

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.

Top 6! Best Speaker Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

The best speaker website contest is now closed and we need you to vote!! “Best Speaker Website Contest from @janeatkinson. Most Recent Post become a speaker best speaker website contest Jane Atkinson new speakers Professional Speakers speaker launcher Speaker websites

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.

Gratitude for an Industry

Speaker Launcher

I decided right then and there that I would go and work for a motivational speaker. And as synchronicity sometimes works, it was only a matter of weeks before I had a job as Director of Marketing for my first speaker. See you in the New Year Wealthy Speakers!

Professional Speaking is as easy as being an Actor | Public Speaking Training

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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. 

Who are the highest paid public speakers in the world? | Public Speaking | Media Training

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How to Reach Decision Makers and Close a Sale

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Professional speakers, freelance speechwriters and entrepreneurs must learn the sales strategies and techniques that will secure appointments in today’s volatile economy. Business Communication National Speakers Association Sales techniquesThat means getting past gatekeepers and getting to decision makers. Armies of executive assistants and the sub-second attention span of crazy-busy executives are barriers to overcome.

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