Speaker Tips: Avoid these 3 things in your Speeches

“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”― Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums Speaker Tips: When giving speeches to an audience you want to keep their attention by using words and sentences that convey your message. I recommend that you choose simple words and sentences to do so. Whether you audience is highly educated, very young, or they are used to highly technical or medical jargon, you will not be talking down to ...

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Event Marketing Tips

Does Your Event Marketing Live Up? How many speaker events have you attended where you’ve been sent more than a few pre-emails and seen multiple social media pre-posts that promised that the event was going to be “The Best”.   However, when you actually sat through the one or two day event, you’re left with the feeling that it didn’t live up to the hype? Both the event planner and the attendee need the event to be exactly as the ...

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How to Cut Your Speaker Budget

Cut the Speaker Budget! Of course you want a top speaker at your event who is on-topic, motivating and sync with your attendees wants and needs. Great speakers can be very expensive and yet, while worth every penny, there might be a few options that will allow you to slash you speaker budget.   Hire Locally If you are hosting a speaker event in a big city like Chicago, there are always great speakers available. Check with ...

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