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.

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?

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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 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.

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

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.

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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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.

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

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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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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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.

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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How Can You Get Paid More to Speak?

Speaker Launcher

Speakers, I hear it all the time, “How do I negotiate my fees and get paid what I’m worth?” Most Recent Post Presentation Skills Speaking Profession Booking speeches building a speaking business Get Paid to Speak professional speaker Speaker Marketing speaking businessGood news. I have some great insights to share with you about your fees from my recent event. This past weekend, I held our Accelerate LIVE 2018 event. The event went really well and on VIP […].

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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. 

The Day I Nearly Quit the Business

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaking Profession building a speaking business new speakers professional speaker speaking speaking businessHave you ever wanted to pack it in? Just give it all up, quit and maybe get a “real” job? I’ve been there. Recently, in fact. But the moments where we are at our lowest may also be a gift. Let me tell you why. A few weeks ago, I was on day two of […]. The post The Day I Nearly Quit the Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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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.

How Difficult is Getting to $1M?

Speaker Launcher

Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession business strategies Get Paid to Speak Professional Speakers Speaker Marketing speaking businessMy coach was pretty shocked when I said, “I’m not sure I want to work that hard” Don’t get me wrong, I love what I do and 90% of the time it doesn’t feel like work at all. But when I stop and think about what it would take to reach my income goals and […]. The post How Difficult is Getting to $1M?

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Doing the Right Thing Even When No One is Looking

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaking Profession building a business new speakers professional speaker speaker speaking businessIt’s easy to do the right thing when everyone is watching. But it’s just as important to do the right thing when no one is watching. You have a decision to make. A lead comes in for a speaking engagement and it sounds like they found you organically via Google. But your spidey senses say that […].

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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.

The Cost of a Wrong Fit Client

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Booking speeches building a business Presentation Skills professional speaker speaker coach speaking businessI just celebrated the 13 year anniversary of having my own business and what’s funny is that I’m still learning the lessons in year 13 that I learned in year one. After all this time, I still need to sharpen my wrong fit client detector. What that means is that I need to recognize when […].

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The Six-Figure Speaker: Formula for a Six-Figure Income As a Professional Speaker

Pivotal Public Speaking

It’s not filled with tips on how to be an effective speaker. This book is for the public speaker ready to take it to the next level, the speaker who is ready to go out and speak professionally to organizations and make large sums of money, starting at $2,500.

Do You Suffer From FOMO?

Speaker Launcher

There was that conference that you weren’t able to get to, that all of your speaker buddies were attending. Most Recent Post Speaking Profession business strategies professional speaker Speaker Marketing speaking business speaking strategiesFOMO: Fear Of Missing Out We’ve all felt it at one point in time – FOMO. There is this new technology that you just don’t seem to have time to figure out. But I’d like to […]. The post Do You Suffer From FOMO?

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How Timely is Your Response?

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy Booking speeches building a speaking business marketing professional speaker Speaker Marketing speaking businessDavid Avrin does it. Ryan Estis does it. Lisa Larter does it. Joe Calloway does it. All of these people take their business response time very, very seriously. They endeavor to get back to people with such speed that it makes the client’s head spin. I love it and I think we should all strive […].

How Important is “Story” to Your Success?

Speaker Launcher

Most Recent Post Presentation Skills building a speaking business professional speaker public speaking Speaker Marketing speaking businessWe know that telling a story in your business helps people know you and perhaps relate to you better, thus winning you more business. We also know that your percentage of storytelling vs. teaching is important to the success of your presentation. But, many people lean too heavily on teaching.

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