Spreading the Word about Reddy Talkers! Presented by: Jonnetta Pemberton, VP of Public Relations
What is Toastmasters International?A non-profit organization that focuses on the development of public speaking and leadership skills through practice and feedback in local clubs.Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 13,000 clubs that make up our global network of meeting locations
Toastmasters International Toastmasters International includes: 14 Regions Over 85 Districts 13,000 clubs More than 270,000 members
Toastmasters Membership Profile Gender:Female: 52% Male:48% Annual Income:$85,000-$99,000 Age:69%: Between the 35- 49 Education:82% have a college degree.36% have an advanced degree.
Reddy Talkers Toastmasters Club Charted in 2010 Vibrant, fun, group of people interested in assisting each other achieve their leadership and communication goals Regular Meetings Every 1st, 3rd and now 5th Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm 1501 Yanceyville Street American Red Cross Building Greensboro, NC 27405
Reddy Talkers ToastmastersCan assist with: Decreasing your fear of public speaking Learning how to organize and conduct a meeting Organizing and present information more skillfully through a series of prepared speeches Thinking more quickly through one- to two- minute impromptu speeches Integrating constructive criticism into your prepared speeches Developing leadership skills
Maximizing Social Media Efforts Displaying a more personal image on the website. Adding club history and Awards. Inviting our groups and contacts to Reddy Talkers meetings and events. Proudly listing membership in Reddy Talkers and linking the website. Inviting our groups and contacts to Reddy Talkers meetings and events. Creating and posting speeches.
Maximizing Promotional Efforts Increasing our presences in area businesses and offices Sending Holiday Cards to area businesses, previous members, and visitors
Maximizing Open Houses Invite local government officials or candidates, company executives or HR representatives to speak. Offer Interview Skills workshops
Maximizing Publicity The key to successful publicity for Reddy Talkers will be continuous presence.
From Guest to Member Make the benefits of membership clear Make it a point to welcome all visitors, and provide a guest resource to explain the meetings Follow-up with an club evaluation
Let’s Spread the Word for Reddy Talkers! Please visit: http://reddytalkers.toastmastersclubs.org/ Meetings:Every 1st, 3rd and now 5th Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm 1501 Yanceyville Street American Red Cross Building Greensboro, NC 27405
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