Many – not all, but many authors are afraid of speaking before groups. Some believe this is because they are introverted. Others believe it is because they spend most of their time sitting in a room alone typing away at their keyboard. Regardless of the reason, if you are such an author, you are not alone. And the good news is, you can go from author to speaker and expand your speaking comfort zone so that you can better promote your books to a larger audience.
Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast: Season 4, Episode 6 Length: 9 minutes, 12 seconds If you want to be a successful speaker, you need to learn how to tap into your personal power. In today’s episode, I talk about personal power – what it is and how you can tap […]
Facebook Live first became readily available to users in 2016. So I’m often surprised when someone tells me they haven’t used it yet. It shouldn’t. Many people are afraid to go on camera for a recorded video, and so getting started on Facebook Live just intensifies their anxiety.
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.
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.