Live video is currently an exciting topic among marketers and speakers alike. And now with COVID-19 lockdowns lasting well over six months, it’s use has increased. Many expect that live video will play a big role in the way we communicate online moving forward. As a speaker, you really should consider embracing live video, which is why I’m going to share in this episode the Top 4 Benefits Speakers Can Gain from Embracing Live Video.
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Been on a webinar lately? I bet you have. With the lockdowns still in place, most (if not all) speaking opportunities have gone virtual and many businesses are using webinars more than they used to.
The fact is, webinars are one of today’s hottest marketing trends. Each and every week, you’ll find small business owners hosting webinars about book publishing, blogging, and even how to sell T-shirts online. No matter what your niche or industry, webinars are a great option for growing your market. This is especially true for you as a speaker.
It’s not necessary for the whole world to know who you are to be a highly successful speaker. You only need the right people to know who you are. In other words, you need to become a strategically micro-famous speaker.
I recently watched a video by Josee Brisebois all about what to wear when speaking on stage. I’ve talked about this before, but she went into a lot more detail. In this post, I’m going to share some of her tips and expand upon them for when your stage is virtual.
There is always evidence of a poor public speaker. Sometimes it is so obvious the speaker is practically booed off the stage. But sometimes it is more subtle. They get the job done, but not very well. Since you are reading this article, I think it is a safe assumption […]
The most important skill a public speaker can develop and nurture is making a connection with the audience. In fact, Featured Speaker Jeffrey Gitterman says it is one of the critical skills. “If you want to be a great speaker, you want to create a connection between you and the audience that is at a much deeper level than you can get with PowerPoints and video and cool little gimmicks.”
If you want to have a successful speaking career, learning how to be charismatic is something you should seriously consider. Charismatic speakers command a larger platform, get more speaking gigs, and build more successful businesses. The good news is that you don’t need to be born with this ambiguous term because it is a learnable skill.