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.)

As much as we all love the magic of marketing online, sometimes being there live is a much more powerful way of raising your profile.

Enter Lanyrd.com!

Lanyrd.com is an online directory of conferences, events and speakers. You can sign in with your Twitter or LinkedIn profile and see events your contacts are attending or speaking at, submit events, and create a speaker profile.

There are more than 25,000 events in more than 100 countries listed on the site.

Once you sign in, Lanyrd shows you a bevy of events you might want to check out:

Famous in Your Field tip: use Lanyrd to find conferences and events for networking and speaking.

You can customize the topics you want to track:

Lanyrd.com is an online conference directory, great for business professionals and speakers.

Here are six fame-boosting ways to use Lanyrd.com:

1. Sign up for weekly emails to learn about new events. Customize your event recommendations by location and topic.

2. Find events where you can mix and mingle with your ideal clients.

3. Comb upcoming conferences and submit yourself as a speaker.
(Note, for some of these high profile events, you’ll be submitting yourself to speak at next year’s event.)

4. Create your own speaker profile and upload presentations slides of previous talks.

5. Follow speakers who target the same audience as you and check out where they’ve spoken. Now you’ve got a target list to pitch yourself!

6. Add your own events!

Your Fame Boosting Assignment:

This week, sign up for Lanyrd.com and bring your brilliance to a bigger audience. Go. The world is waiting for you.


  1. Stacey on June 3, 2013 at 9:41 pm

    WOW Lori! That is a stellar tip! I’m going to go check it out right now!! You rock! Thanks Lori!

    • Lori on June 7, 2013 at 9:45 am

      Go, Stacey, go!

  2. Catherine on June 7, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    I have never heard of this before. That is an awesome tip! Can’t wait to check it out. Thanks Lori!

    • Lori on June 9, 2013 at 10:44 pm

      Ooo, I love being able to bring you something new!

  3. Alyssa Johnson on June 18, 2013 at 8:07 am

    Thanks Lori! Never heard of this before. Just signed up.

  4. BizSugar.com on June 2, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    Hot resource: sign up for this tool now

    Looking for speaking opportunities or to mix and mingle with your ideal clients? Sign into this online directory of conferences, events and speakers. Customize your preferences to gain access to more than 25,000 events in more than 100 countries.

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