You just thought of a great concept for an event.

You have a huge database of contacts, many of whom you think will be interested in attending.

You did your research and have chosen the best platforms for your online event.

You have a timeline and a great team around you that can help deliver the event.

Time to get to work.

There are a lot of logistical aspects involved in organizing an online event, and they will surely take some time to sort out. But this isn’t the most difficult, or even the most important part of the work…

It’s hard for a speaker today to effectively promote their speaking services without a website, even if they don’t do a lot of sales online. However, there is still the misconception that having a website is just a matter of buying a template or finding someone to do it for you on Craig’s List.

There are several tests you should put your website through to make sure it is doing what it should, even if yours is not a complicated or flashy website. …

As speakers, we’ve spent years perfecting and honing our craft on the stage. Now that events have moved to the virtual world, we have to learn how to be charismatic on camera. What works on the stage doesn’t necessarily translate well when it’s you alone talking into your computer.

I’ll share with you a few insider secrets I learned going from being homeless to one of the fastest-growing live streaming influencers. This is a small portion of my Charisma On Demand: Master Your On-Camera Speaking Skills workshop.

Without further ado, here are the secrets on how to be charismatic on…

When the pandemic hit, the events industry was one of the first affected. Thousands of conferences, festivals, and other public events had to cancel with very little notice as their audiences were forced to stay at home.

In an incredible effort, some organisers quickly moved online and kept things going for those, now more than ever, seeking to learn, better themselves, and expand their expertise. There was much demand for online events, but very little time to learn how to deliver engaging and educational online talks and workshops. …

Ryan Foland speaks with Maura Sweeney, speaker, author and the ‘Ambassador of Happiness.’

In this episode of our podcast series, Ryan and Maura talk about the importance of being authentic when on stage.

One of the key messages in this interview is to try to connect and engage with as many audience members as possible prior to the event.

Tune in for an interview full of ideas and tips on how to present yourself authentically when on the stage.

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Welcome to the World of Speakers podcast, brought to you by SpeakerHub.

Public speaking can turn anyone’s knees to jelly and set their heart racing. And yet hundreds have overcome that uncertainty to live their dreams as well-paid professional speakers, traveling the world to inspire and educate others on their craft. Motivational speakers are revered for their strong presence, having voices that can fill an auditorium, and their unyielding optimism in the face of what thousands of their listeners believe to be a skill too intimidating to attempt.

If you want to become a professional motivational speaker, you’ll need to do more than give yourself a pep talk in the mirror. Here…

Clubhouse is tipped to take over the world and become the public square of our times. It’s a virtual space of encounter between experts in all fields, celebrities and their fans, and even families and friends. For public speakers though, it’s more than that, it’s a game-changer in an industry that has been hugely impacted by the pandemic and put on hold for over a year now.

Should you be thankful for Clubhouse, or fear it? No one knows the answer to that question yet. However, there are already apparent pros and cons to using the app. We’re not trying…

Ryan Foland speaks with Robert Knop keynote speaker, and social media strategist. He is the CEO of ‘Assist You Today’ and helps brands gain and retain clients.

In this episode of our podcast series, Ryan and Robert talk about various strategies on promoting yourself and the event you are speaking at in order to get more speaking engagements.

One of the key messages in this interview is to follow up with people on social media channels on the day you meet them.

Tune in for an interview full of ideas and advice on how to successfully spread the word about…

How do you go from being an occasional public speaker to being a professional speaker? In this article, we aim to provide advice on how to become a pro in the world of public speaking, to help you understand where you are, and most importantly, outline the steps that will take your public speaking career to the next level.

Don’t expect to leap from being an occasional public speaker to becoming a professional. You will go down a long, sometimes winding road before you reach your destination. …

In March 2020, Rohan Seth and Paul Davison launched an audio-only app that allows you to listen in or start your own discussions with people from around the world on any topic one can think of. Though Clubhouse had been around for a while now, it only took off in February 2021 when Elon Musk hosted a talk with Robinhood CEO, Vlad Tenev. Clubhouse value quickly went up to $1bn making the app into Unicorn startup.

Clubhouse is still in its beta stages, and users are being invited to join gradually. Right now, new members are limited to inviting just…

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