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Aims & ObjectivesHow to Build a Career fromPublic SpeakingHow To Get ClientsHow To Gain National & International Recognition
How to Start a Public Speaking CareerChoose your category Keynote speakers are usually experts of somekind in a field, such as aviation, science, child-raising, and so on.Become an Outstanding Personality Most entities that are seeking speakers lookfor speakers in one of these classes: Authors, celebrities,executives, media, political, motivational andspiritual/religious leaders.
3 Sensational Secrets for Branding Yourself As A Speaker#1: Tell Your Signature Story Nothing is better than a good story.#2: Create a Signature Presentation Style and Look thats All Your OwnI have developed a reputation as a dynamic
3 Sensational Secrets for Branding Yourself As A Speaker(con’t)#3: Pull your Hobbies, and Interests into Your Program Watch WWE Monday night Raw (Wrestling) and you know that people get pretty passionate about their interests. Thats why weaving your interests and hobbies into your speaking programs turns regular audience members into raving fans.
Understand People’s Listening and Thinking CapacityPeople Think Faster Than HearHave Short Attention SpanJump to Conclusions
Understand the Speech Making Process Choosing/Narrowing a Topic Researching Topic Organizing Your Speech Developing an Outline Rehearsing Speech
Choosing an Appropriate Topic Is It Important to You? Is It Important to Your Audience? Will It Hold Audience’s Attention? Is It Manageable in the Time Available? Is It Appropriate for Oral Presentation? Is It Clear?
Develop Central Idea Chinedum Azuh’s lectureWrite a one sentence Shows you how to build a Successfulsummary of speech. Career in public speaking
Narrowing a Topic Examples: 1. Amazon Kindle Publishing2. How To Start a Career in Book Ghostwriting 3. Clickbank Publishing Demystified
Sources ofSupporting MaterialBooksPeriodicalsNewspapersReference MaterialsCD-ROM Data BasesDVD’s and Videos
Sources of Supporting Material (con’t) The Internet/World Wide Web – Search Engines Infoseek Yahoo Lycos HotBot Google, etc. – Online Libraries – Articles Directories
Tests of Supporting MaterialIs Information Specific?Is Source an Expert?Is Source Unbiased?Is Information Timely?
Tests of Supporting Material (con’t) Is Information Relevant to Point Made? Does Information Support the Point? Is Information Timely?
Special Considerations for Online Information In Physical Print, Quality Is Controlled by Experts – Journals - Peer Review – Periodicals - Editors – Published Texts - Editors, Librarians Online, Must Do Own Quality Control – Beware! Everything On the Web Is Not ALL True
Plan, Prepare, Polish, Practice, PresentThe better you know your material the less anxious you’ll be about presenting it.Smile and act natural. Don’t apologize for being nervous. No one will know you’re nervous unless you call attention to it.
6 Low Cost Ways to Promote Yourself Write articles and offer them for free to offline and online publications. Create and giveaway a free e-book. In the e- book include an About the Author section which is where you will promote yourself, business, products and services. Send media releases online and offline. One of the easiest ways to promote yourself is through media releases. Write a media release announcing a new product or interesting industry event.
6 Low Ways to Promote Yourself (cont’d) Establish a training class. Your class could be live, online or even over the phone. Create a business Card. Use Social Media Effectively to promote your self as a Speaker
Sources of Income in Professional Speaking Sell Your Knowledge via Books and eBooks Create a Training System Using CDs, DVDs Get Paid to Speak in Other People’s Events Work With Training Organizations Do Joint Venture With Other Speakers Organize Free Seminars and Sell Your Products Easily