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When is your next public speaking engagement?

Manner of Speaking

It could be a five-minute status report on your project at the next team meeting; it could be saying a few words about a colleague … Continue reading → Motivation Leonardo da Vinci Nike public speakingIt doesn’t have to be a TED Talk or a formal presentation at a conference.

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Positioning Yourself For More Speaking Engagements

Pivotal Public Speaking

With all due respect, love and admiration, why do you, some of our planet’s best teachers (professional speakers) think that all you have to do is throw up a website to get invitations to speak? If you’re excited about building your speaking business, this is one of the most important articles you’ll read. These steps are based on my experiences in booking more than 2,200 paid engagements. A DVD of you in action, speaking.

Why You Should Never Be Late for a Speaking Engagement

Manner of Speaking

In fact, I had the honour of being the very first person to go to him for confession … The moral of the story: Never be late for a speaking engagement! The humorous story below is a slightly modified version of a joke forwarded to me by one of my contacts on LinkedIn, Daniel Bernstein. Thanks, Daniel! All public speakers should appreciate the humour. And, as is often the case, wrapped inside the humour is an important lesson.

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Lose the Grocery List

Kate's Voice

…and every statement is spoken with “up-speak?” This approach is attributed to Aristotle, minus the up-speak, who said, “Tell them what you will tell them, tell them, […]. Content Public Speaking engagement practicing presentations public speaking tips storytelling

Eight Steps to Getting Speaking Engagements : MarketingProfs Articles

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Home Marketing Resources Online Seminars Conferences Research Store Members Only Forum Blog Jobs Resources Home How-to Articles Case Studies Online Seminars Downloads Quick Reads Daily Chirp (0) items My Cart Email Print Save Text: A A Eight Steps to Getting Speaking Engagements by Steve Markman Published on October 28, 2003 Marketing and PR efforts should be in the forefront of your organization, especially in todays competitive climate and the uncertain economy.

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International Speaking Engagements: Equipment Photographs

Great Public Speaking

I've talked about this tip before, but ran into the same situation again this month while doing a public speaking engagement in Morocco. The manager of the gigantic ballroom could not speak English and because of tight scheduling of other events, I was not able to be in the room early as I always am. Tips when speaking in a foreign environment: 1. Getting upset will only make things worse for you and your speaking engagement will suffer

Will you meet me on the East Coast this September?

Speak Schmeak

Since I rarely get to the East Coast, I thought I would take the opportunity to schedule some speaking/training or coaching appointments while I'm there. Here's a link to my speaking page with more information. Here I come!

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Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

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Training Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Fun Stuff General Comments PowerPoint Speaking Engagements

Hi, my name is Lisa. I'm a paranoid preparer.

Speak Schmeak

I've been behind on blogging this week as I'm finishing up projects and prepping to travel to the World Tea Expo on Friday, speaking on Saturday about business networking. This can be a bummer for women, because we don't always want to wear an outfit with pockets or waistbands when we speak.

I did everything wrong

Speak Schmeak

My own experience of almost 25 years of speaking, teaching and training, plus my background in theater, my M.A. in Education, and my ongoing study and practice of the subject of public speaking are what I base my training and coaching on, and I consider myself an expert and an authority.

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Come see me this weekend in Santa Barbara!

Speak Schmeak

On Monday, March 10, I''ll be speaking at workzones in Paseo Nuevo. The topic is " Speak to Engage: Make your Presentations Meaningful and Memorable. " Fun Stuff General Comments Speaking Engagements Sneak peek at what''s in my Speakers Survival Kit!

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2,000,000 visits!

Manner of Speaking

I have just returned to Geneva from a speaking engagement at the Toastmasters International Convention in Washington, D.C. At some point during the eight-hour flight across the Atlantic Ocean, this blog hit another … Continue reading → Speeches from Film Uncategorized Manner of Speaking presentations public speakingMore about that in a future post.)

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London notebook: Lessons from speakers and speechwriters at #ESN2013

The Eloquent Woman

The view from lunch with a speaker When you say "yes" to an invitation to speak, you hope it embraces you in return, and that''s exactly what happened on my trip to London last week to give the closing keynote at the International Speechwriting Conference.

Want to build confidence muscles? Listen to my interview!

Speak Schmeak

Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Resources Speaking EngagementsDon't miss my interview on Thursday with Debbi Dickinson of The Professional Woman's Virtual Summit.

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So many great learning opportunities -- Join me!

Speak Schmeak

My presentation is on September 30 , on audience engagement, and this is not a presentation that you will ever see online or for this low price, as it''s reserved for corporate and conference clients. Speak to Engage: 7 Step Shortcut to Public Success is coming!

2,000,000 visits!

Manner of Speaking

I have just returned to Geneva from a speaking engagement at the Toastmasters International Convention in Washington, D.C. At some point during the eight-hour flight across the Atlantic Ocean, this blog hit another … Continue reading → Speeches from Film Uncategorized Manner of Speaking presentations public speakingMore about that in a future post.)

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[Quick public speaking tip] Who cares?

Pivotal Public Speaking

What about your speaking success? audience in public speaking public speaking engagementWho cares? Do you? Does your audience? Do you care about that? If you care about being successful, you are going to have to consider your audience. Success is all about them. Consider your audience if you want to be successful. Show them you care. They have to feel that [.].

The Questions You Need To Ask To Really Know Your Audience

Presentation Guru

The ability to connect with your audience is imperative when presenting.

Increase Book Exposure Through Author Speaking Engagements

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Authors who pursue speaking engagements gain more attention for their books. Some authors have single-handedly propelled their books to bestseller status through traveling and speaking nationwide on a continual basis. 14 ways to make money when speaking for free!

Make Money Doing Free Speaking Engagements

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Most speakers think doing free engagements is a waste of time, money and energyBUT those that think this may not be using all their resources. once again not bad for doing one free engagement. 14 ways to make money when speaking for free!

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The power of language (or, how I got in trouble for saying "pee")

Speak Schmeak

In fact, in sixteen years of heavy duty public speaking, I've only had the single complaint about my language. Tags: The Business of Speaking Taking Risks Speaking Engagements

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How to Triple Your Back of the Room Book Sales Every Time You Do a Public Speaking Engagement

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

In fact, just this month I did three speaking engagements at multi speaker events and I outsold all the other speakers put together. You might use the three best parts if you are speaking for several hours. 10 Myths of Public Speaking 1) I can wing my presentation. No you can’t – The 10 Truths of Public Speaking In a recent post, I spoke about the 10 myths. Tags: Books Guest Posts Speaking sales back of room sales Guest post by Tom Antion.

3 Conversations You Must Have to Get Big-Fee Speaking Engagements

Pivotal Public Speaking

Many experts who want more big-fee speeches start off with all the right tools: great topics, fabulous speaking style, and a book with a lot of buzz. Their book and publicity get people to take their call, but their conversations cause them to lose the speaking engagement. Any expert who wants big speaking fees has to be adept at handling three conversations in the sales process. You just know that you’re going to speak to this group.

You can't harvest until you cultivate

Speak Schmeak

It''s the same with speaking. You know you need to add speaking to your marketing mix. You know that speaking is one of the best ways to get people to know, like and trust you. Are you waiting to get a speaking engagement on your calendar, and THEN you''ll start cultivating?

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Use the “Testimonial Formula” to Get [Stronger] Testimonials from Your Clients

Succeed Speaking

We all know how important testimonials are in building your speaking business — especially good testimonials (i.e. The thing is, most clients want to give you a great testimonial after a successful engagement. We selected you because of your dynamic speaking style on the video, and because we felt your message was exactly what our people needed to hear in these challenging times. What is the #1 thing you’ll remember from our engagement together?

It's hard to be human

Speak Schmeak

Pretending to be a giant at the Christmas tree lot Most of my clients aren't afraid of speaking. They're well past the point where they avoid speaking engagements or rush to get them over with. Confidence Presenting for Humans Public Speaking Anxiety Taking Risks

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Marketing Through Speaking Engagements - Nolo's Legal Marketing Blawg

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Nolos Legal Marketing Blawg Published by Home Website Practice Areas Contact Us « Previous | Home | Next » Jan 14, 2009 Marketing Through Speaking Engagements Virtually every guide on marketing a law firm recommends speaking engagements as an effective way to generate clients. So thats the focus of this weeks post: How to make the most of speaking engagements to market your practice.

Thanks but no thanks: when to turn down a speaking engagement!

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Five Tips to Make Speaking Engagements Pay Off

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: Five Tips to Make Speaking Engagements Pay Off For Communication World, May 2003 By Vickie K. Sullivan Public speaking delivers powerful marketing opportunities. Like any other tool, public speaking works only when its done effectively. Put your speaking schedule on your Web site.

The inner workings of a mediocre presentation

Speak Schmeak

If you've been having lackluster speaking engagements like the poor fella in the video, call me. Happy Friday! Here's an entertaining take on the most common flaws of ineffective presentations (and, for that matter, inconsiderate audience members). I feel sorry for speakers like this one, because I truly believe that they do what they do not because they don't care (okay, maybe some don't care), but because they don't know what else to do.

Want to Get Booked to Speak? Answer Five Questions Correctly to Dramatically Increase Your Odds!

Succeed Speaking

It’s no secret that there are LOTS of “professional” speakers — at least 10,000 or more — bidding for speaking engagements these days. How do you stand out from the crowd? Having assisted thousands of meeting planners and working with many of the world’s best speakers since 1999, I believe it comes down to how effectively you answer FIVE questions that every prospective client is asking.

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A Public Speaker’s Checklist – Free PDF File

Manner of Speaking

Last year I wrote a post about logistical items that speakers should remember for a speaking engagement. Preparation A Public Speaker's Checklist Business Checklist Keynote Logistics PowerPoint Presentation public speaking

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Professional Speaking Marketing Strategies

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Learn a strategy that will get you more speaking engagements at higher fees.

Getting and keeping the audience's attention - interview

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Pet Peeves Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Interviews Mehrabian Speaking EngagementsIf you missed my interview by Sharyn Abbott on August 31, you can listen here. We talked about how to get and keep the audience's attention. among other things. It's about an hour long. Listen to internet radio with VoARadio on Blog Talk Radio.

Will you meet me on the East Coast this September?

Speak Schmeak

Since I rarely get to the East Coast, I thought I would take the opportunity to schedule some speaking/training or coaching appointments while I'm there. Here's a link to my speaking page with more information. Here I come!

Reminder: One day left to sign up for my free teleseminar

Speak Schmeak

There's one more day to sign up for my free teleseminar, " 3 Surefire Ways to Glue Your Audience to Their Seats Without Krazy Glue, Hot Glue or Mod Podge! " * Do you always feel like you're not prepared enough when you speak? *

Only 4 days left to register for public speaking group coaching in Santa Barbara!

Speak Schmeak

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted successful entrepreneurs who discovered that improving their public speaking skills enabled them to gain more clients and grow their businesses. News General Comments Resources Speaking Engagements

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Only 4 days left to register for public speaking group coaching in Santa Barbara!

Speak Schmeak

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted successful entrepreneurs who discovered that improving their public speaking skills enabled them to gain more clients and grow their businesses. Tags: News General Comments Resources Speaking Engagements

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Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

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Training Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Fun Stuff General Comments PowerPoint Speaking Engagements

Hi, my name is Lisa. I'm a paranoid preparer.

Speak Schmeak

I've been behind on blogging this week as I'm finishing up projects and prepping to travel to the World Tea Expo on Friday, speaking on Saturday about business networking. This can be a bummer for women, because we don't always want to wear an outfit with pockets or waistbands when we speak.