4 Keys to Selling Profitable Virtual Speaking Engagements

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Today, I’m sharing four keys to selling profitable virtual speaking engagements to help those of you struggling to make the transition find the same success. The post 4 Keys to Selling Profitable Virtual Speaking Engagements appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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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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When Does Saying No to a Speaking Engagement Make Sense?

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Isn’t it interesting how our perspective on saying no to a speaking engagement can evolve over time? The post When Does Saying No to a Speaking Engagement Make Sense? Emerging Speaker Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaking Business Strategy accelerating your speaking business branding your speaking business differentiate yourself as a speaker speaking business speaking career speaking engagement when to say no

Why You Should Never Be Late for a Speaking Engagement

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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.

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

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.

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.

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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. Even if an author does not have the ability to travel and speak extensively due to other life commitments, dont overlook this important aspect of book marketing. Non-fiction authors usually have a built-in topic for speaking.

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. Many speakers think that they can jump right into the paying or even high paying engagements, but lets not get ahead of ourselves, first focus on the easy to get engagements: The free ones! once again not bad for doing one free engagement. 14 ways to make money when speaking for free!

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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.

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.

Four Steps to Add Coaching to Your Speaking Business

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Let’s look at four steps you can follow to add coaching to your speaking business. Coaching between speaking engagements is a great way to bring in additional income to your business. The post Four Steps to Add Coaching to Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. So, you want to be a coach? Many of my clients are adding coaching to their mix of offerings. Personally, I think it’s a great idea.

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How to Handle Difficult Business Situations Before They Become a Problem

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In your speaking business, you will undoubtedly run into difficult business situations from time to time. Emerging Speaker Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaking Business Strategy booking gigs build your speaking business facing difficult business situations running your business solving problems speaking business speaking engagement

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Feeling Stuck? Remember Your Resilience!

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Emerging Speaker Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaking Business Strategy Become a Professional Speaker build your speaking business motivational speakers speaking business speaking engagement The Wealthy Speaker Podcast The Wealthy Speaker SchoolOn my way to the cottage last week, I was binge-listening podcasts. With 3 hours in the car, you want to make it productive, right?

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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.

Who Is Your Perfect Audience?

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Emerging Speaker Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaking Business Strategy audience find your perfect audience perfect audience pick a lane speaker speaking engagement speaking gigs target audience target market Wealthy SpeakerMany of my readers have already honed in on their perfect audience. My client Bob decided to go all-in on dentists years ago and that has paid off in spades. Sarah loves non-profits, especially in health care.

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Is Your Speaker Website Getting You Gigs?

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Emerging Speaker Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaking Business Strategy finding speaking gigs marketing speaker website speaker's bureau speaking business. speaker website speaking engagement The Wealthy Speaker School Wealthy Speaker websiteYour speaker website can either do one of two things. It can get you into the “maybe” pile. Or it can eliminate you from the competition. Let me explain. A decision-maker identifies that they need a speaker.

Why you need to take every speaking opportunity

Speak Schmeak

The topic wasn't new; it's a module that I usually teach as part of my Shake Up Your Speaking retreat. As I started speaking, I came to the slow realization that my notes looked nothing like the slides I was clicking through. Just think how fantastic it'll be, three or 10 or 20 years from now when, because you chose to take these speaking engagements, you are now prepared for ANYTHING. It's your time now to get speaking engagements on your calendar.

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

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Let go instead of holding on (to your content)

Speak Schmeak

"Perfection is finally attained, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away." ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, aircraft designer and author of The Little Prince I'm fortunate that, in most of my speaking, I'm not required to be particularly concise. My speaking engagements are mostly trainings that range from three hours to three days, and there's a lot of room for spontaneous stories and discussion built into my workshops.

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My triple Axel moment

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My speaking engagements are mostly trainings in training rooms or conference rooms. It's hard to describe how I could be telling the story and engaging with the audience while being in my head rearranging the story so I could put the missing piece back in. I have been speaking, teaching and training for about 26 years, and I because I know my material and I don't fear making mistakes any more, I don't get into an outward "panic mode."

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Lose the Grocery List

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…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 storytellingHave you ever noticed that many people treat the first part of their presentation as if it’s merely a list of what you need on a camping trip?

Are You In For The Long Haul? Commitment Makes all the Difference

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Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession podcast podcasting public speaking as a business speaker industry speaking engagement speaking industryPatience. It’s not my strong suit. Is it yours? I have a few clients who want things to happen quickly.

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Getting and keeping the audience's attention - interview

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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.

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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! Are you going to be around Santa Barbara this weekend? I''ve got two events coming up (well, one is technically on Monday), and I would love to have you join me!

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Take every opportunity to be uncomfortable

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Preparation Video Public Speaking Anxiety The Business of Speaking Taking Risks Speaking Engagements On Thursday, I was on a train headed to San Diego for a live training on video and stage charisma by my colleague, speech and media coach Ruth Sherman , when I saw a note from her on Facebook that she might need me to introduce her. Turns out, her planned introducer couldn''t make it at the last minute and she needed a quick sub for the event, which was the next day.

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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. As I began to look at my content, I realized that my Speak to Engage presentation is too business-oriented. Preparation Speaking Engagements Taking Risks The Business of Speaking

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[Quick public speaking tip] Who cares?

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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 [.].

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Want to build confidence muscles? Listen to my interview!

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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. This summit is featuring sixteen fabulous women, with a wide ranges of messages about balancing work, love and play in your life! If you.

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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. Build Skills and Confidence: Learn to Love Public Speaking, Sell Yourself, Not Your Stuff: Promoting Your Business Without Sounding Like a Commercial, or Tweet me: Use Twitter to Make Connections That Build Your Business ? Here's a link to my speaking page with more information. Here I come!

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. Have you ever had that terrible feeling on the way to a speaking engagement, or worse, while you're on site, that you've forgotten something and there's nothing you can do about it? This can be a bummer for women, because we don't always want to wear an outfit with pockets or waistbands when we speak.

What's the relationship between confidence and nervousness?

Speak Schmeak

Last week, I gave a 10-minute presentation based on some of the challenges in my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program. This is a group I speak in front of regularly, and I'm frequently trying out new material on them.) Speakers Public Speaking Anxiety Speaking Engagements

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

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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? * Would you like to be seen as an authority and an expert when you speak? * Programs Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Speaking Engagements

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How I critique myself

Speak Schmeak

While I've been working on my skills in front of audiences since I was a teenager (and been paid to speak for almost 20 years now), I know I still have a lot to learn, and I'm constantly working to improve. Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety The Business of Speaking Fun Stuff Taking Risks Openings and Closings Speaking Engagements

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Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

Speak Schmeak

Training Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Fun Stuff General Comments PowerPoint Speaking EngagementsWhat's the fastest, surest way to bore your audience to tears, destroy your own credibility, ruin any good points you have to make, and kill even the best presentation? Use PowerPoint. At least, that’s what a lot of people used to say, but not anymore.

Never do this on the day of a presentation!

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Yesterday afternoon I had a four-hour speaking engagement. Everything had been prepared well in advance, the slides were simple, I knew … Continue reading → Preparation computer upgrade macOS High Sierra Presentation public speakingMost of the session was interactive, but it began with a 45-minute presentation for which I used some slides.

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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 EngagementsWhat's the fastest, surest way to bore your audience to tears, destroy your own credibility, ruin any good points you have to make, and kill even the best presentation? Use PowerPoint. At least, that’s what a lot of people used to say, but not anymore.

Webinar reminder: Promote your business without sounding like a commercial

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How do you promote your business through public speaking -- without sounding like a commercial? News General Comments Speaking EngagementsSign up now ! Come to my webinar next Tuesday, April 6, at 10 a.m. pacific, and find out! Registration is just $29 -- this is a STEAL, peeps!

Webinar reminder: Promote your business without sounding like a commercial

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How do you promote your business through public speaking -- without sounding like a commercial? Tags: News General Comments Speaking Engagements Sign up now ! Come to my webinar next Tuesday, April 6, at 10 a.m. pacific, and find out! Registration is just $29 -- this is a STEAL, peeps!

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. Build Skills and Confidence: Learn to Love Public Speaking, Sell Yourself, Not Your Stuff: Promoting Your Business Without Sounding Like a Commercial, or Tweet me: Use Twitter to Make Connections That Build Your Business ? Here's a link to my speaking page with more information. Here I come!

Build your confidence with The Confidence Course!

Speak Schmeak

Starting in September, I will be running a six-week class in Santa Barbara with local vocal coach and opera singer Carol Ann Manzi that will cover all aspects of presenting yourself effectively, whether in interviews, public speaking engagements, networking events or other one-on-one or group presentation opportunities. News General Comments Resources Speaking Engagements

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Build your confidence with The Confidence Course!

Speak Schmeak

Starting in September, I will be running a six-week class in Santa Barbara with local vocal coach and opera singer Carol Ann Manzi that will cover all aspects of presenting yourself effectively, whether in interviews, public speaking engagements, networking events or other one-on-one or group presentation opportunities. Tags: News General Comments Resources Speaking Engagements

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Save the date for my April 6 webinar

Speak Schmeak

The webinar is "Sell Yourself, Not Your Stuff: Promote Your Business Through Public Speaking," and it's all about presenting on your business without sounding like a commercial. Tags: News The Business of Speaking Speaking Engagements I've been invited by the World Tea Expo to present a webinar on Tuesday, April 6, and lucky for you, the webinar is not just open to tea people, it's open to everyone!

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