Here are the 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest Nominees!

Speaker Launcher

We had a ton of great websites nominated for our 2020 Best Speaker Website contest! Thank you to everyone that submitted a website for consideration. Some very good websites just got inched out ever so slightly.

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The 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

It’s that time… announcing our 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest! This is the 6th year we’ve run this contest and it is a lot of fun and a great way for speakers to get ideas they can use to really amp up their website!

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The Best Speaker Website Contest 2020: And the Winner Is…

Speaker Launcher

This year’s Best Speaker Website contest brought us some fantastic examples of speaker websites. The post The Best Speaker Website Contest 2020: And the Winner Is… appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Best Website Contest Speaking Business Strategy best website contest jason o harris lauren sergy Lt. Waldo Waldman (Wingman) Waldo Waldman website designThe process of narrowing down all the fabulous submissions was tough!

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Is Your Speaker Website Getting You Gigs?

Speaker Launcher

Your speaker website can either do one of two things. The post Is Your Speaker Website Getting You Gigs? 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 websiteIt can get you into the “maybe” pile. Or it can eliminate you from the competition. Let me explain.

5 Lessons Learned Building My New Website

Speaker Launcher

I recently launched a fully redesigned website. The post 5 Lessons Learned Building My New Website appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Emerging Speaker Most Recent Post Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy building a website business lessons business tips marketing website website tips

How to Turn Your Website Bio Into a Selling Tool

Speaker Launcher

How do we write a killer website bio that makes our clients pick up the phone or email us to ask us if their date is free on our calendars? Last year I had copywriter Caroline Mays on my podcast to talk about writing a killer website bio. The post How to Turn Your Website Bio Into a Selling Tool appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Do you think someone who charges $1,000 per biography might know something about it?

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The 2017 Best Speaker Website Contest Winner is Announced!

Speaker Launcher

This year’s Best Speaker Website contest was one of the closest contests in our history. The first is so that we can both point out what elements are needed to create a compelling speaker website that gets you hired and share […]. The post The 2017 Best Speaker Website Contest Winner is Announced! Best Website Contest Speaker Marketing 2017 best speaker contest winner 2017 best speaker website contest elaine froese speaker website website marketing

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2018 Best Speaker Website Contest Finalist – Time To Vote!

Speaker Launcher

A few weeks ago, we announced our 2018 Best Speaker Website contest and asked you to share your nominees of speaker sites you think ROCK! The post 2018 Best Speaker Website Contest Finalist – Time To Vote! Best Website Contest Speaker Marketing building a speaking business Get Paid to Speak professional speaker speaking business website design

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It’s Back! Our Best Speaker Website Contest!

Speaker Launcher

I’m so excited because I am currently building my own website, and as a result, I have seen my ideas about what makes a website shift and evolve. I’ll bet your ideas about great websites have changed over the years as well? Think about how many websites you’ve developed during the course of your business […]. Our Best Speaker Website Contest!

101 Public Speaking websites

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’m honored to have my blog listed among the 101 Public Speaking websites published by the Guide to Online Communication Master Programs. This is a comprehensive, annotated list of websites and blogs dealing with Public & Professional Speaking Presentation Blogs & Tools Speechwriting General Communication & Debate These include many of the sites I refer [.].

The 2017 Best Speaker Website Contest Finalists Are Announced and It Is Time To Vote!

Speaker Launcher

A few weeks ago we announced our 2017 Best Speaker Website contest and asked you to share your nominees of speaker sites you think ROCK! The post The 2017 Best Speaker Website Contest Finalists Are Announced and It Is Time To Vote! Best Website Contest Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing 2017 best speaker website contest 2017 BEST WEBSITE CONTEST best speaker website contest

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It’s Back! Best Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

The best website contest has become one of our most popular blog features. We’re looking for websites that have all of the key marketing components. Simplified: Is your website easy to navigate? 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?

3 Key Website Elements to Ensure You’re Hitting the Mark with Visitors

Speaker Launcher

How often do you go to a business or person’s website and you can’t quite figure out what they do? That’s because they are missing key website elements that distinguish what they offer. We spend a tremendous amount of effort (and dollars) trying to drive people to our websites. The post 3 Key Website Elements to Ensure You’re Hitting the Mark with Visitors appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Is Your Website Helping or Hurting Your Speaking Business? Take Our Quiz to Find Out!

Speaker Launcher

As a speaker, your website is a crucial part of your marketing efforts. The post Is Your Website Helping or Hurting Your Speaking Business? Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy essential website elements quiz speaker website website designOften, it is the first impression that someone looking to hire a speaker will have to see who you are and what you have to offer.

‘Best Website Contest’ Finalists Announced! It’s Time to Vote!

Speaker Launcher

Oh boy, we had an amazing number of websites to review for this year’s Best Website Contest. If your website was submitted and didn’t make […]. The post ‘Best Website Contest’ Finalists Announced! Best Website Contest Speaker Marketing best website contest website design website marketing

Best Speaking-Expert Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

People are always asking me to show them examples of great websites. Today, I’m announcing the best speaking-expert website contest! See below to nominate your favorite website or your own site. Best website will be promoted on Jane’s blog for up to 6 months.

Top 6! Best Speaker Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

The best speaker website contest is now closed and we need you to vote!! We had many websites to choose from, thank you for everyone for participating. David Lecours – clear promise, easy to navigate, calm website. “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

Winner! Best Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

Not only is his website solid, but he obviously has a very loyal fan base. You can review all of the submissions and my comments to the website owners here – it’s quite good learning: ). PS: If your website needs some work, consider our Focus 40 session – that’s a 40 minute session with me at a very special rate. Well, the votes are in and the winner with 258 votes is once again an education speaker. Congratulations Josh Shipp.

Golf Website - REMOTE - Freelance Writer (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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The Results of the 2015 Best Website Contest Are In

Speaker Launcher

The 2015 Best Website Contest this year brought in dozens of nominated sites, hundreds of votes and loads of learning. The post The Results of the 2015 Best Website Contest Are In appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Best Website Contest Most Recent Post best website contest winners website marketingThank you, everybody, for participating!

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Use PowerPoint to create buttons for slides or a website

PowerPoint Tips

Most often, we think of buttons as being on a website, but you can put them in PowerPoint, too. However you create the button, if you want to use it n a website, you’ll need to convert it to an image. It’s hard to tell in advance how big the button will be on a website. Many website buttons look different in different situations, such as when you hover over or click the button.

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Do you embed YouTube videos on your website? If so, you need this (in my opinion)

Succeed Speaking

You’ve got video on your website, right? Here’s my first “issue” with embedded YouTube videos: They just look out of place when inserted into a speaker’s nice, clean, professional website. When you’ve spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on your website, I think embedding a YouTube video is a mistake. Is Your Website Leaking? When you attract someone to your website, though, you have two goals: .

The 10 Best Websites for Downloading Free Stock Photos

Presentation Guru

However, many websites offering stock photos can cost a fortune. One of the best ways of making attention grabbing presentations is to use eye-catching visuals. The most convenient way to do that is to make use of readymade presentation templates and high-resolution images. … Resources Visuals featured Presentation Design Using Images Visual Aids

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Wi-Charge.com Brand - Introducing Itself Through Its Website

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the website of this B2B enterprise, there are missing words, grammatical errors, and more. When we time travel to the future, websites like that might not throw shade on the brand.  After all, the website is how a business introduces itself to its niches. The Wi-Charge.com branding is:  the future of power.   But, they could now. That's the risk: The introduction can go very wrong if there are missing words, grammatical errors, and more.

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Your presentation deserves the same respect as your website and brochures!

PowerPoint Tips

If you can, hire a designer, just like you do for your website and printed brochures. The post Your presentation deserves the same respect as your website and brochures! A story. Recently, I went to an Internet Marketing conference and met the owner of a company that sells high-end products for marketers. The company bought a sponsorship table (which I’m sure was expensive) and had nicely-designed brochures laid out on the table, along with a monitor displaying the software.

Websites/Apps in U.S. - Drudge Report Outranks Daily Mail

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The top website or app is google.com. Online traffic is everything.    And when it comes to that the Drudge Report comes in 46th in the U.S. That means it outranks Daily Mail (50). But it also trails Fox (25). Here are more rankings. The curators at the Drudge Report have a golden gut for selecting the news items which will receive the most clicks. Daily Mail, on the other hand, tilts toward the sensationalistic. And that might not be the interest of most readers.

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Website Strategy/Content-Creation - GLUT!

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Upwork, the digital platform for independent contractors, two help-wanted were posted for website strategic planning and content creation.   But more of driver than just the compensation for the high-volume response was the reality that the website niche is glutted with service providers. In less than an hour, for one, 74 proposals came in.

Who is Your Website About?

Speaker Launcher

Logically, you might think that your website should be all about you, after all, the client is hiring you to speak for their group. It’s with this new idea in mind that we want to focus our websites on the outcomes of our work and not just our speaking, but our entire body of w ork – books, consulting, training, everything that we do to deliver our message. PS: There are 3 days left to nominate a website for our Best Website Contest.

The Best Websites to Download Free PowerPoint Templates

Presentation Guru

A beautifully designed template enhances the professionalism and performance of presentations, whether you are pitching investors, presenting ideas to colleagues or making a sales pitch to your target customers. We’ve written before of the best places to download free PowerPoint templates but if you don’t find what you’re looking for there, there are plenty of other sites to browse.…

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My Video on Oprah’s Website

Successful Speeches Blog

It’s easy to write about public speaking. You can read a book or go to a Toastmasters meeting and simply regurgitate what you’ve learned. It’s much more difficult to speak about public speaking, because the audience automatically knows if you’re able to walk your talk. I recently recorded a 3-minute video for a contest being [.].

Best Website Finalists! Come and Vote!

Speaker Launcher

I’ve been pouring over the Best Speaker Website entries all day and I’m excited that we have such. There were many great websites that did not make the cut. website feedback via e-mail let me know and I’ll provide it. FIRST : You’ll need to check out all of the finalist websites below, you’ll see just a few. And let’s all remember that we should be viewing these websites thru the eyes of a.

The Ultimate Ugly Showcase of Current Government Websites

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

After looking at USA’s Drupal powered Whitehouse website, their actual government website is a huge letdown , it uses dated HTML and awful header graphics. United States.

Best Website Contest Winners (+ surprise)

Speaker Launcher

Well, many lessons (several for myself) have unfolded during this year's Best Speaker Website. His website is fresh and energized. The video and the website matched in terms of high quality. Here are few tips for your next website: 1. A website doesn't have to be complicated or flashy to be effective - does your website grab the attention of your visitor within 15 seconds?

Best Website Contest is Back!!

Speaker Launcher

Wow, it was 2009 when we ran our last “Best Speaking Expert Website Contest” Times have changed, websites have changed, so it’s time to run it again! Simply comment below if you’d like to nominate a website. Website is outcome oriented. This means that the website is about your clients rather than all about you.* If I visit your website and it says “hire me, I’m a speaker” then you may not be a contender.

The Best Website Contest is Back!

Speaker Launcher

Well, it is time again for our best website contest for speaking experts. The post The Best Website Contest is Back! Boy, we’ve come a long way and seen many changes to web design since our contest last ran! We’ve seen carousels (slide decks) come and go from homepages and I am glad for that as it often led to a lack of […]. appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Contests Events

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Website ranks #1 for ‘business writer toronto’

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Website ranks #1 for 'business writer toronto'. Search Engine Optimization Search engine optimization SEO

So, what’s a great website really look like?

Speaker Launcher

After launching The Best Speaking-Expert Website Contest last week, I was thrilled with the response – more than 65 entries and counting! After reviewing some sites, I realized something… Some people are confused about what makes a great website.

Does Your Website Git-R-Done?

Speaker Launcher

I’m offering 2 THINGS this month that will help you take action on your website. HAVE YOUR WEBSITE REVIEWED! Many speakers complain that their websites don’t get the job done for them, they don’t close the business.

Websites - Yes, Post Gushing Tweets (along with testimonials, case studies)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Most of the world meets you for the first time through your website. From the get-go, you want folks to remain on that website.  Your website is a work-in-progress. Otherwise, all the funds you have invested to develop that inbound marketing platform are going to waste. One way to keep 'em there is to post tweets by others which capture what's unique about the service or product. Twitter has become the cool hangout for those whose opinion matters.

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Reproduction is like Website - more analogies for your reading pleasure

Speak Schmeak

Here's one I like a lot: Reproduction is like Website. You know how much I love a good analogy, right? I'm kind of a crazed analogy-gatherer, and now I've found someone else who is as obsessed with analogies as I am! Meet Peter Mihalik, author of the Ygolana|Analogy blog.

E. John Teichert & His Website - Of Course, He Should Have Known Better

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

John Teichert - set up a very strange website. As Sarah Parvini reports in the LA Time s: " … [the] website called 'Prayer at Lunchtime for the United States' … encourages 'Bible-believing Americans to take time to specifically pray for our nation at lunchtime every day.'" 

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Freelance speechwriters: Time to update your website?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

If it’s time to update your website, make sure you cite comments/clients/recommendations from a wide geographical range. Freelance speechwriting is a global business – if you market it globally. A freelance speechwriter who attended 5 of my speechwriting seminars has turned a local speechwriting business into a global speechwriting business. I’m delighted to see this. […].