THE ART AND BUSINESS OF SPEAKING

Systems & Operations

A Speaker’s Nightmare

A Speaker’s Nightmare

Have you heard people say that you should never leave the house without making an effort to look good, because you never know who you may bu... »

The 5 Biggest Money Risks for Speakers

The 5 Biggest Money Risks for Speakers

Do you dread doing your accounting? If so, you’re not alone. As speakers, we need to know we have enough money in the bank, but we might hav... »

10 Tech Travel Tools Every Speaker Should Know

10 Tech Travel Tools Every Speaker Should Know

Unless you’re a webinar wizard, you probably travel now and again (or all the time) for live presentations. Even though life on the road can... »

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Prezi Presentations: 10 Ways to Wow on Computers, iPads and Websites

The presentation software Prezi allows you to convert your existing slide deck into a dynamic new show that can better engage your audiences... »

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Up Your Platform Game Using Content and Technology

No matter how good you are on the platform, there’s always room for improvement. By taking full advantage of technology and delivering great... »

Tax-Deductions

Home Sweet Home: Home is Where the Tax Deductions Are

As a speaker, you probably have a home office like I do. That comes with a tax deduction, for which the IRS now offers a simplified calculat... »

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Connecting with Distance Learning

I just finished my first in-house virtual training on tax return analysis. The training goes beyond live webinars, so the tricks for connect... »

Why Audiences Detest Presenters That Abuse or Avoid PowerPoint

Why Audiences Detest Presenters That Abuse or Avoid PowerPoint

Presentations are the business currency of today. PowerPoint® is often the legal tender of those presentations. We trade and share PowerPoin... »

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Webinars That Wow

Soon after the patent for the telephone was granted, fiction writers hyped up imagined instruments like the “telectroscope,” which could tra... »

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4 Steps for Building a Speaking Business That Outlives You

Bill Brooks, CSP, CPAE, began his career as a college football coach. He was at his happiest when he played “coach” to other speakers by off... »

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