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27
Aug

Increase Your Profile By Speaking Out

Eight Pointers to Get You Started By Lauren Fleming Published in Nonprofit World There’s a secret about being a speaker—anyone can do it. You don’t have to be Oprah to stand in front of an audience and have a message. Anyone with something to say can be a speaker and gain the publicity, credibility, and buzz that comes with it. Speaking is a great way to promote your organization and your cause. How ...

06
May

Replace Your Elevator Speech with an “Impact Message”

Adapted from The Expert’s Edge by Ken Lizotte (McGraw-Hill)   When a program host invites audience attendees to stand up and give their “30-second elevator speech,” you should jump right up and be the first to go. Not only will you be grabbing an unexpected chance to practice, but what you say in those 30 seconds may put you as much in the spotlight as the keynote speaker. For example, I call ...

10
Oct

Eight Steps to Obtaining Speaking Engagements

By Steve Markman Published in Mass High Tech   Marketing and PR efforts should be in the forefront of your organization, given today's competitive climate and the uncertain economy. Standing out from the crowd, regardless of your organization's industry, is a huge challenge. How can you meet this challenge? Many organizations have recognized the value of holding seminars at which their executives make presentations. The problem with these seminars is that, more often than ...

03
Oct

What’s the Best Way to Let People Know You’re an Expert? Speak!

By Lauren Fleming Published in Business Review USA There’s a secret about being a speaker—anyone can do it. You don’t have to be Oprah or Warren Buffet to stand in front of an audience and have a message. Anyone with something to say can be a speaker, and with that, gain the publicity, credibility and buzz that comes with it. Maybe you’re a CEO or founder of a company. Maybe ...

11
Sep

To Build Your Business, Speak to Groups!

By Ken Lizotte CMC Published in The Independent Consultant.   Smart consultants well understand the value of relationship-building in developing and keeping new business. What better vehicle for relationship-building than an event at which lots of high-level business prospects will show up in one place to listen to you? An added bonus is the promotion you gain by having your name, your firm’s name, your bio and your credentials ...

29
Aug

Grow Your E-List from Public Speaking and Create “Business Friendships”

By Ken Lizotte CMC   Published in Top Consultant Public speaking is considered a potent business development vehicle. It’s a chance for people to meet you, get to know your expertise and your product and your business. Who knows who might be in your audience that’s a perfect fit for what you have to sell? Yet how many speakers put on a terrific show, winning over an enthusiastic audience, therefore in ...