Getting the Essential Elements Right in Your Presentation

Getting the Essential Elements Right in Your Presentation

Getting paid to speak in public is a fun, lucrative and legitimate career goal. But, to be sought after and respected in the speaking arena there are essential elements that you need to get right. Know Your Audience Even if you already have a speech prepared, it needs to be tweaked and changed to suit each audience that you present it to. This will help personalize your presentation for each

Nine Ways to Attract Positive Media Attention

Getting media attention can be easy if you know what to do, some things however take a long time and require planning even though they’ll seem to others as if these thing happened out of the blue, overnight. You’ll need to focus on building relationships with the right people while you’re also doing other things to get media attention. Raise Funds for a Local Cause Don’t raise funds in hopes

Where and How to Find Speaking Events in Your Niche

As a business owner who likes to speak, you need to find speaking engagements in your niche. It’s not as hard as you imagine if you’re truly involved with your niche. You need to join Facebook groups, join LinkedIn groups and attend their events, if you want to be able to then be able to speak at them. Local and National Speakers’ Bureaus At each locale and even naturally, there

Customer Engagement Processes

A key component of any successful sales strategy is customer engagement, it’s important that customers have a variety of ways to engage with you. There are many channels available today that open engagement opportunities, such as social media, email, blog post comments, customer relationship management systems, and others. The trick is to engage with your customers in all the ways you’re able to do so. Regardless of the system that

How to Create Compelling Value Propositions

The dictionary defines a value proposition as, “an innovation, service, or feature intended to make a business, product or service attractive to the customers.” This really boils down to the time honored marketing method of knowing your target audience, identifying problems, developing solutions for them and then understanding how to let the audience know the benefits of choosing your product or service over someone else’s products or services. Define Your

Liven Up Your Podcasts with Music and Sound Effects

One way to make your podcast more professional is to use music and sound effects. It adds interest to your show and makes it sound more professional. But there are some legal issues and rules that you should adhere to, to ensure that you don’t break any copyright laws. Thankfully, there are a lot of choices from creative commons. Free Music Archive This is a great website that has a

The Future of Podcasting

I know of some people that are saying that podcasting is the new way of blogging. However, there are still many impediments to podcasting becoming as simple as blogging… because lets face it blogging is as easy as writing. Having said that, as podcast technology improves and the ability to stream and listen anywhere becomes commonplace, podcasting will have a strong future. iTunes According to iTunes, there are over 250K

How to Position Yourself as an Expert to the Media

If you’ve ever wondered how to get the media to treat you like an expert, then you’re not alone this is one question I’ve been asked over and over. How many times have you seen a news story and thought, “Wow, that could be me.” And, you would not be wrong. You can be the go-to expert for the media as long as you position yourself as the expert in

Direct and Indirect Sales

As a business, the only way to become successful is to generate sales, the more sales you make the better. Businesses are always trying to figure out ways to generate more sales, both directly and indirectly. Direct sales basically means that you sell the service or product directly to the customers, whereas indirect sales means that you sell the product to someone else such as a wholesaler who will then

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