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Get Booked, Public Speaker! – Tips From A to Z | Tip B

Tip B

So I’ve filled up the SpeakerTunity™ You Tube Channel with tons of useful content for speakers, leaders and authors seeking to use speaking as a way to attract clients–and to get booked for those gigs.. Yet, I still have more tips for you! So we’re going to cover them from A to Z, short tips which pack a big wallop!

Today’s Tip is …..

B is for Books. If you wanted to get booked for speaking gigs, one of the most important tools you can have in your corner is a book. When you portray yourself as a subject-matter expert as the author of a book, this significantly enhances your chances to get booked for speaking. The book needs to look professional, with a well-designed cover, even if you are self-publishing. Books–even smaller ones—give you a leg-up on other speakers. It’s not so important you sell a lot of books…the book is the wedge that opens the door. This is also true of radio, podcasts and TV. So if you don’t have a book, consider writing one..There are lots of ways to do this—book writing workshops, ghost writers, book coaches, online programs, editors and hybrid publishers, who can all help you along this journey.  So get a book to get booked!

So this one in a series of 26, presented by SpeakerTunity Cities Regional Speaker Lead Directories. If you like this tip, please subscribe to the SpeakerTunity You Tube Channel so you can get the other 25, and see all of the more extended segments we’ve posted to help you get booked locally and across North America.

Get Booked, Public Speaker! – Tips From A to Z | Tip A

Tip A

So I’ve filled up the SpeakerTunity™ You Tube Channel with tons of useful content for speakers, leaders and authors seeking to use speaking as a way to attract clients–and to get booked for those gigs. Yet, I still have more tips for you! So we’re going to cover them from A to Z, starting with A!…short tips which pack a big wallop!

Today’s Tip is …..

A is for Applications. If you submit yourself for conferences and conventions, it is highly likely that you will be asked to fill out an application called a “call for speaker,” “call for paper” or “call for abstract.” These can be a bit daunting, since they give you little latitude to augment the information they request, and you are often competing with hundreds, or even thousands of others. But land one or two and you’re really building your speaker resume. But one way to save yourself a lot of time is to create a word document where you can copy and paste standard answers, such things as a description of your presentation, your 50 word bio/100 word bio/200 word bio, your social media links, etc. Besides saving the repetition, these forms when submitted online often “time-out” and you don’t want to have that happen when you are searching your computer for something to add to the submission. Having this in one place, east to cut and paste will make this process much easier, faster and hitch-free.

So this one in a series of 26, presented by SpeakerTunity Cities Regional Speaker Lead Directories. If you like this tip, please subscribe to the SpeakerTunity You Tube Channel so you can get the other 25, and see all of the more extended segments we’ve posted to help you get booked locally and across North America.