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  • Introducing Your Product or Service Online on MMEA will air 08/30. http://t.co/gaxvYwh #BlogTalkRadio #
  • Contract – have details in email if no contract – date, times, names of atendees, travel expenses, a per deim?, promo and details of promo #
  • Best nights – tue, wed, thurs — Sat good for all day events – Time to speak consider traffic, full day seminar 10am to 6pm #
  • Sept and Oct best months to speak – take into account weather in each region -mid Jan Feb good for many topics – Mar thru May – no summer #
  • Best month, day and times to speak – avoid all holidays, major events, #
  • Ask how much they are charging for tickets, how much are you wng to pay speakers, be willing to work with budget #
  • How much do you charge? Corps pay 3k to 5k for half day- Educ co pays 10 to 30% of sales – Orgs ask for flat rate versus % ticket sales #
  • Get list of attendees contact info from promoter – ask promoter to put you on website and for a testimonial – ask for a copy of video taken #
  • Require event organizer to purchase book for each atendee – manual and resource guide sell for $5 or so – enough people in room $ good #
  • Building list and product is how you make money – average speaker closes 30% of room on average for their product in back of room #
  • Speak free to build a list – take business cards or have product to sell in back of room – that's where the money is #
  • Negotiate best deal – get out there and speak – industry is changing – speak in front of crowd whether you get paid or not #
  • Create email and call log – make notes about details revealed to you by gatekeeper to refer to when you finally get to speak to booker #
  • What if they still say no – Thank them and ask when they start booking speakers for the next year – follow up again at that time #
  • Get that big speaking gig on their stage – make sure you let them know how you can help make that event a success – it gets their attention #
  • You are making an appearance on tv and want to mention speaking at the events – or you want to help sell tickets to the event – helps…. #
  • Add urgency – if you have a large list mention that you are getting ready to email them and would like to promo the event – or… #
  • Follow up email – make sure to reference info about previous email – what if we still don't hear back #
  • Your website (or blog site) can support your one sheet with more information #
  • If you have examples of you speaking include that link #
  • Send one sheet via email with a short intro paragraph – no more than that – remember to attach your one sheet to the email #
  • Look for Request for Proposal (RFP) and fill out the proposal and send in – or just call and ask who to send one sheet to #
  • Look for Event something or Speaker something or Meeting Coordinator titles – they book speakers #
  • Put together list of your competitors – see where they spoke in the past or upcoming events – look at testimonials, organizer may be one #
  • Check out Book of Lists http://t.co/pLg7aV1 #
  • Local civic groups like Rotary etc – churches, Networking groups – look at sites to see who to send your one sheet to #
  • Your hit list of locations – create a useful list of directories and links – pay attention to free publications, conv ctr site #
  • Speaking is a numbers game – research locations you want to speak at – find correct contact – email one sheet – follow up #
  • She advocates third party sponsored – such as speaking to your local Chambers, civic groups, networking groups #
  • "Hotels are notorious for screwing speakers" That got a loud groan. Must be true. #
  • Self sponsored events – you do all the work, incur all the expenses – suggests not doing that as a beginner speaker #
  • She advocates taking best seller subtitles and rework them into a "How to…something" #
  • Topic can't be too nebulous or too specific – like "how to lose weight if you're a woman over 50" – cuts out under 50 and males – get it? #
  • Hot topics now: bullying, making $ during tough times, emergency prep, life reinvention, parenting #
  • Non fiction titles can be turned into seminars and speaking topics – how to aspect – look at subtitles #
  • Winning Title and Topic – look at bookstores and check what's facing out on bookshelves – what's facing out sells #
  • Producer takes 50% of your sales or more, but the producer fills the room #
  • Must have a good pic – if you have a book or product those pics should be on one sheet – give pricing for product – she splits the $ w/u #
  • Also include one paragraph bio – have friends go thru it – the top title and topic, the bio which give credibility to you – good pic a must #
  • Carry through your branding colors on your one sheet – use 2 to 3 colors – include name and bullet points about you #
  • You need a "one sheet" for your speaking topics, your bio – one paragraph – can be front and back – email as pdf #
  • When speaking take for granted that your AV won't fail you. Just keep going. #
  • http://t.co/rMWn9c5 for Publishers and Writers in San Diego county #
  • Andrea Glass Sept 12th at Mira Costa college teaching a writing course #
  • How To Develop,Promote and Market Your Books with Seminars to start shortly – will be tweeting nuggets of info #
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