5 Ways Emerging Speakers Can Look Like a Big Fish

Many new speakers agree that it feels like an uphill battle to get their speaking career off the ground. Can you relate? Some speakers assume that the only way to get bookings is with a big budget to market themselves  or do a crazy publicity stunt, because those things will make them stand out from the competition.

Don’t be fooled into thinking that you need to spend a ton of money or do something crazy, because the truth is that you just need to show meeting planners the value you provide before the event, through your presentation, and after the event. Once you’ve built a strong reputation, it becomes much easier to get noticed and start booking speaking engagements.

5 Speaker Piggybacking Tips That Will Make You Look Good

Do you want to look good in front of your boss when the speaker you selected for your meeting gets a standing ovation? Do you want to impress the team by saving money… without all the guesswork, struggle, and those long hours of staying up late to find the right speaker for your next event? The answer is called speaker piggybacking, and it’s now easier than ever with eSpeakers Marketplace.

Speaker Piggybacking is the concept of maximizing a speaker’s schedule to include multiple speaking engagements in the same city. If the speaker is already traveling to a particular destination, then it is possible to add on an additional speaking engagement with another event.

Once and for all, why you need to grow your email list

We live in a social media tsunami – wait one week and another wave of latest-greatest comes calling.

Periscope snagged 10 million followers in just four and a half months[1], Pinterest is now for men[2], and Twitter wants your advertising dollars.

Despite all the bright lights of social media, nothing trumps the staying power of email. Definitely not sexy (or new for that matter) – email should be your most valued marketing channel and list building should be a top business goal.
Here are five reasons why you need to invest more resources in growing your mailing list and learning how to use email to grow your business.

Live Events vs. Webinars – It’s Not Even Close

Everyone knows what the experience is like attending a live music concert. Whether it’s Beethoven or The Grateful Dead, the atmosphere is alive with electricity. There’s camaraderie amongst you and the stranger sitting next to you that is unique to being at a live event. You look at them and nod in recognition of what a great time you’re having. Now imagine that same concert coming to you via a webinar at your desk. Not quite the same, is it?
Sales meetings, kickoff meetings, conferences, and incentive travel programs have a long history of helping companies grow their business through increased sales and good will that come from making personal contact with employees, salespeople, and customers. Everybody knows that. Then why has there been such a big shift away from personal meetings to webinars?

Professor Matthew

Matthew Wright, lead developer at eSpeakers, presented to a group of peers last night about a technology that eSpeakers developed and subsequently open sourced.

Way to go, Matthew!

Create an Easy-to-Use Plan to Accelerate Your Speaking Business

Do you want to accelerate the growth of your speaking business?  Are you having a hard time achieving your business goals and objectives?  Are you spending more time working IN your business rather than ON it?

Join Joe Heaps and Dave Reed of eSpeakers, who will help you to overcome these business blocks. They will be speaking in two sessions before the 2015 NSA Convention in Washington DC, and you are invited to attend one or both sessions on Saturday, July 18th from 11:15 am – 1:30 pm.

These sessions are free, and will be beneficial for all NSA members. You will leave these sessions with specific strategies which will help to improve your workflow and your cashflow.

eSpeakers Users Group Training

We’re also holding our annual Users Group training before the NSA Convention in Washington DC, and we invite you all to attend.

Date: July 18, 2015

Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Room: Washington 1 (Washington Marriott Wardman Park)

iPad app available

We are excited to announce that the eSpeakers iPad app has been approved by Apple and is now available in the App store!

The iPad app is free for PRO members, so grab your copy and enjoy this additional way to access your speaking business with eSpeakers.

If you’re not yet a PRO-level member, upgrade with the promo code IPAD and save $99 on your first year of service (good through end of June; choose “annual” billing for the code to work).

What does the eSpeakers iPad app do?