If you look up the word entertaining in the dictionary you will find that it means amusing, interesting and pleasing. So, to become a more entertaining speaker you must become more amusing, interesting and pleasing to the audience you are addressing. Here are a few practical suggestions to help you improve your entertainment quotient as a speaker. 1. Focus on the needs and … [Read more...] about How to Become a More Entertaining Speaker
I often suggest public speaking as a powerful way to show prospective clients what you can do. Many professionals and consultants have built successful practices by giving free presentations to associations, businesses, and educational institutions. But what about producing your own seminar, where you arrange the logistics and invite the guests? Does this work as a strategy for … [Read more...] about Are Seminars an Effective Way to Get Clients for Your Business?
If you want to learn how to make money by holding seminars, workshops, or bootcamps, you'll enjoy reading Marketing and Promoting Your Own Seminars and Workshops by Fred Gleeck. Drawing upon his vast experience in holding over 1,300 one-day seminars (and flying over two million miles to provide them) over the last fifteen years, Gleeck provides a readable introduction to … [Read more...] about How to Make Money from Seminars and Workshops
QUESTION on Becoming a Motivational Speaker I am interested in being a motivational speaker. I do have a topic in mind and feel it would be a benefit to companies. My concern is getting clients. What is the best way to sell myself and idea? How do I find the right person to speak with to present my idea. Any suggestion is appreciated. - Renee ANSWER by Yvonne … [Read more...] about How to Start a Career as Motivational Speaker