August 27, 2015

How to get speaking engagements at associations, companies and conferences

How to speak at Associations, Companies and Conferences

Edward writes, “I have given speeches at Rotary Clubs & Kiwanis groups. I want to know how to approach associations, companies, conferences, conventions, etc. – for speaking engagements. Also, should I offer free speeches at these groups in the beginning?” Edward, thank you for asking the question! And the answer is…. Yes. Okay, let me […]

Follow these 7 Rules to Get More Results From Public Speaking

Famous in Your Field tip: Follow these 7 rules to get more results from speaking

Too many professionals complain that they’ve given presentations in the past, but they just don’t “get anything out of it.” So they stop. Let’s end that tragedy now. Assuming you’re a good speaker and you’ve got valuable content to share, speaking and presenting is one of the best ways to grow your fame factor, spread your […]

5 ways to use LinkedIn to get more speaking opportunities

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LinkedIn just doesn’t get enough love. As a social media tool, it’s so different from the web’s prom queens, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, that people tend to ignore it. But that’s a mistake. Google your own name and see what shows up. I predict that your LinkedIn profile is one of the top five (usually […]

How to get booked as a speaker when you’re not famous (yet)

Wendy writes: I’m just now starting to look for opportunities to speak. It’s getting people to agree to have me since I’m NOT famous! Hey, Wendy, you are not alone. Getting booked as a speaker can feel as daunting as getting your first job. It’s that same conundrum: You can’t get experience until you get hired, […]

Three ways to make your audience fall in love with you

“There are three things to aim at in public speaking: first, to get into your subject, then to get your subject into yourself, and, lastly, to get your subject into the heart of your audience.” Alexander Gregg What do we tend to focus on most as a speaker? Our material. What to say, how to […]

These 3 simple questions will improve your outcome in any situation

Famous in your field: ask yourself these 3 questions

Lauren works in the tech sector and is launching a speaking career on the side. Her speaking topic is red hot right now, popping up in the media daily. But when Lauren speaks, she gets a lukewarm response, not the rave reviews she’d like. She knows that she’s one of the leading experts in her field, but […]

What to do when you’ve been booked to speak: a 7-step checklist

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Welcome to Famous in Your Field! Here’s your free weekly tip to boost your fame factor. (Be sure to sign up in the box on the right to get on the VIP list for free tips and training, delivered straight to your inbox.)  Wahoo, you’ve landed the gig! Now that you’ve done your victory dance, […]

3 things you MUST do to get rave reviews as a speaker

Famous in your field: 3 ways to get rave reviews as a speaker

Welcome to Famous in Your Field! Here’s your free weekly tip to boost your fame factor. (Be sure to sign up in the box on the right to get on the VIP list for free tips and training, delivered straight to your inbox.) If you build it… they will care What is the number one […]

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Welcome to Famous in Your Field! Here’s your free weekly tip to boost your fame factor. (Be sure to sign up in the box on the right to get on the VIP list for free tips and training, delivered straight to your inbox.) One hundred plus posts. Whether you’re new to Famous in Your Field […]

Mythbusters: Avoid these two public speaking mistakes

Famous in your field speaking tip: ditch the old school speaking advice

Welcome to Famous in Your Field! Here’s your free weekly tip to boost your fame factor. (Be sure to sign up in the box on the right to get on the VIP list for free tips and training, delivered straight to your inbox.) Today at Famous in Your Field, we’re going Mythbusters to debunk bad […]