When Does Saying No to a Speaking Engagement Make Sense?

Speaker Launcher

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?

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.

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Four Steps to Add Coaching to Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

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.

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Is Your Speaker Website Getting You Gigs?

Speaker Launcher

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 website

Who Is Your Perfect Audience?

Speaker Launcher

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 Speaker

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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.

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Professional Speaking Marketing Strategies

Great Public Speaking

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

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How to Handle Difficult Business Situations Before They Become a Problem

Speaker Launcher

In your speaking business, you will undoubtedly run into difficult business situations from time to time. Difficult clients, events that don’t go as expected… there is no limit to the number of things that can go ‘wrong’ as you are building and running your business.

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Wednesday4Women Blog Carnival: “Top Presentation Strategies for Women”

DeFinis Communications

I recently came across an excellent article at TrainingMag.com that explores gender roles in public speaking. To briefly summarize, the author identifies several differences in the way men and women give presentations and how both genders can learn from each other to improve their speaking skills. For this blog carnival, I asked several experts to share their views on “Top Presentations Strategies for Women.” Top Presentation Strategies for Women. 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.

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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.

7 Public Speaking Social Media Strategies

Speak and Deliver

Is Facebook Public Speaking? So clearly, it's NOT public speaking. When we reply or comment, surely that is nothing less than public speaking, right? 7 Public Speaking Social Media Strategies 1. It IS public speaking - so be aware of what you Speak & Deliver.

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

Speaker Launcher

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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Tom Antion's Professional Speaking Marketing Strategies

Great Public Speaking

Learn a strategy that will get you more speaking engagements at higher fees. link] Over 350 public and professional speaking videos

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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.

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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.

Want to build confidence muscles? Listen to my interview!

Speak Schmeak

Want to learn top strategies for work/life balance Want to effectively minimize stress in your life Want tips on how to excel in your career Are ready to set goals to reach your dreams. Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Resources Speaking Engagements

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Strategies to Succeed in Public Speaking

Great Public Speaking

[link] This video reveals one of the most important concepts to apply to your public speaking engagements. Over 350 public and professional speaking videos

So many great learning opportunities -- Join me!

Speak Schmeak

Outstanding Presentations Workshop This webinar series, hosted by PowerPoint expert Ellen Finkelstein, features weekly guest speakers who will reveal their secrets and strategies on presenting and using PowerPoint effectively. Speak to Engage: 7 Step Shortcut to Public Success is coming!

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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? *

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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.

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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 Engagements

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 Engagements

Public Speaking: Professional Speaking Marketing Strategies

Great Public Speaking

Learn a strategy that will get you more speaking engagements at higher fees. 30 day trial with over 300 public and professional speaking videos. AmazingPublicSpeaking.com $5.00

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Did you bring batteries?

Speak Schmeak

Tags: Quick Fixes Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Speaking Engagements

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Presenting in the dark. Literally.

Speak Schmeak

Every time I give a presentation or attend one, I secretly hope there's some sort of incident or issue that arises for me to write about here on Speak Schmeak. They were engaged, they asked questions, they contributed Twitter tips, and all the while sitting and standing in the dark.

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New audio clips on my website

Speak Schmeak

Tags: News Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Speaking Engagements

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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?

How are your observational skills?

Speak Schmeak

Observational humor is a well-known public speaking tool, where the speaker takes something that has happened or is happening in the room and spontaneously brings it into his presentation for a laugh.

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The audience doesn't need to know

Speak Schmeak

One thing I've learned over my many years of speaking and before that, performing: The show must go on ! Tags: Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Speaking Engagements Yesterday I gave a two-hour workshop after only two hours of sleep. I'm sure you know the feeling. lying in bed hour after hour, getting more and more frustrated and panicked as the time you have to get up approaches.

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Don't forget to check your room

Speak Schmeak

these are just a few of the hurdles you'll face when speaking. Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking Speaking Engagements

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Did you bring batteries?

Speak Schmeak

Quick Fixes Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Speaking EngagementsHere's a quick example of what I'm talking about when I harp on preparation over and over again.

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Public speaking interview #2 on BlogTalkRadio

Speak Schmeak

Once again, I was asked to talk about public speaking on BlogTalkRadio, this time with Brian Adrian. Tags: Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety General Comments Resources Interviews Openings and Closings Speaking Engagements We had a great conversation yesterday and covered lots of ground in this hour-long show. Listen here: If the player isn't working for you, click here to go to the site.

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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.

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Same material, different group

Speak Schmeak

I got a question in my workshop yesterday from a student who has been invited to speak at two different banquets for two different groups of people, and he wondered if he could use the same material for both. Most of us who speak on a regular basis have a couple of standard topics we speak on.

What's your audience's culture?

Speak Schmeak

Yesterday I had the great pleasure of speaking to the Santa Barbara Associates , an "old-boys' club for women" that was started almost 30 years ago as a place for women business owners and executives to network and socialize with like-minded members.

Making a bad space better

Speak Schmeak

Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking Speaking EngagementsDownload audio here. Over this past weekend I shared a booth at the Women's Festival at Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara.

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Presenting in the dark. Literally.

Speak Schmeak

Every time I give a presentation or attend one, I secretly hope there's some sort of incident or issue that arises for me to write about here on Speak Schmeak. They were engaged, they asked questions, they contributed Twitter tips, and all the while sitting and standing in the dark.

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How are your observational skills?

Speak Schmeak

Observational humor is a well-known public speaking tool, where the speaker takes something that has happened or is happening in the room and spontaneously brings it into his presentation for a laugh. TV inspired Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Athletes Speaking Engagements

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Who's the boss? You are!

Speak Schmeak

These two questionnaires form the bulk of information I receive about a speaking engagement. I also speak in person with the organizer, and some speakers will contact individuals by phone or e-mail to get more personalized information.

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Baby steps to fighting fear

Speak Schmeak

Tags: Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Taking Risks Speaking Engagements

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New video clips posted

Speak Schmeak

Tags: News Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Resources About Me Speaking Engagements

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5 Reasons Every Speaker Should Write a Book (and How to Write Yours in 90 Days)

Succeed Speaking

If you’re a speaker, or if you want to speak, you should write a book. But if, having heard that, you still don’t have a book, it’s probably because: You aren’t really that serious about this speaking thing, or.

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