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Getting  Speaking  Gigs!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Brought to you by…           #winesister	              Our	  Workshop	  Sponsor	  
Our backgrounds!  -­‐ 	  Co-­‐authors	  of	  “Mom,	  Incorporated”	    -­‐ 	  Entrepreneurs	    -­‐ 	  Professional	  spea...
Todayʼs Workshop!  -­‐ 	  Hone	  your	  core	  messages	    -­‐ 	  Pitch	  yourself	  effecJvely	  as	  a	  speaker.	    -­...
Public Speakers…!  Identify their passions.!  Articulate their topics.!  Share their stories.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasher...
The knowledge & experience you
have to share is a gift to others.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Write down 3
  things you are
  passionate about.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Now choose 1.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Know your audience!Where should you speak?!How do you pitch yourself?!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Describe your
  ideal audience.@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Write 1-2 sentences
that explain your 
key topic.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Think headlines.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Write 1-2 sentences
explaining why!YOU are the one
to speak about it.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Own It!!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Your Turn to Pitch!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
The Speaking Circuit!Agents tend to hustle for you.!Bureaus tend to field calls.!Speakers with books make more $$$.!People ...
Just Ask!!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Q&A!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
Danielle Smith & Aliza Sherman!  Facebook.com/momincorporated!  @momincbook!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak	  
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Slides from workshop at Type-A Parent Conference 2012 about getting speaking gigs and getting paid to speak. Speakers: Danielle Smith and Aliza Sherman, co-authors of "Mom, Incorporated."

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  1. 1. Getting Speaking Gigs!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  2. 2. Brought to you by… #winesister   Our  Workshop  Sponsor  
  3. 3. Our backgrounds! -­‐   Co-­‐authors  of  “Mom,  Incorporated”   -­‐   Entrepreneurs   -­‐   Professional  speakers  (i.e.  we  are  paid)   -­‐   Moms  @daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  4. 4. Todayʼs Workshop! -­‐   Hone  your  core  messages   -­‐   Pitch  yourself  effecJvely  as  a  speaker.   -­‐  IdenJfy  ideal  speaking  opportuniJes.   -­‐   Get  the  inside  scoop  on  the  speaking  circuit.   -­‐   Get  paid  to  speak.  @daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  5. 5. Public Speakers…! Identify their passions.! Articulate their topics.! Share their stories.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  6. 6. The knowledge & experience you
have to share is a gift to others.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  7. 7. Write down 3
 things you are
 passionate about.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  8. 8. Now choose 1.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  9. 9. Know your audience!Where should you speak?!How do you pitch yourself?!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  10. 10. Describe your
 ideal audience.@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  11. 11. Write 1-2 sentences
that explain your 
key topic.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  12. 12. Think headlines.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  13. 13. Write 1-2 sentences
explaining why!YOU are the one
to speak about it.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  14. 14. Own It!!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  15. 15. Your Turn to Pitch!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  16. 16. The Speaking Circuit!Agents tend to hustle for you.!Bureaus tend to field calls.!Speakers with books make more $$$.!People will pay you to speak.!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  17. 17. Just Ask!!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  18. 18. Q&A!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
  19. 19. Danielle Smith & Aliza Sherman! Facebook.com/momincorporated! @momincbook!@daniellesmithtv! @alizasherman! #TypeAspeak  
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