Paid to Speak: Best Practices for Building a Successful Speaking Business

Paid to Speak: Best Practices for Building a Successful Speaking Business

by National Speakers Association (Various Members)

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Paid to Speak: Best Practices for Building a Successful Speaking Business by National Speakers Association (Various Members)

Covering every aspect of launching, building, and maintaining a successful speaking career, Paid to Speak is a must-read for professional speakers-whether keynote speaker, motivator, coach, trainer, facilitator, or consultant-as well as those aspiring to a speaking career.

Divided into four sections, the content corresponds with the four core competencies that the National Speakers Association (NSA) has identified for success as a professional speaker:

- Eloquence: platform mechanics, presenting, and preparing
- Enterprise: business management, sales, and marketing
- Expertise: topic development, authorship, and product development
- Ethics: professional awareness and professional development

Thirty-four working NSA members who have built thriving speaking businesses weigh in with valuable insights and proven strategies on a gamut of topics, making Paid to Speak essential to any speaker's list of reference materials.

Learn how to

- Create compelling presentations using stories and humor
- Hone your presentation and facilitation skills
- Convey a professional image through dress and body language
- Market and sell yourself effectively
- Develop an authentic and innovative brand
- Partner with speakers bureaus
- Spice up your writing, and sell book proposals
- Establish yourself as an expert in your niche
- Leverage the virtual world
- Adhere to an ethical code of behavior
- And much, much more!

Read Paid to Speak from cover to cover, or open it to any chapter, for tried-and-true, hands-on information on taking your speaking career-and your bank account-to the next level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608321407
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group, LLC
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,265,696
File size: 3 MB

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