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Best Practices for Finding & Closing New Speaking Opportunities
Success in the speaking business is a numbers game. The more pitches you make, the more successful you’ll be. But how do you find the gigs? Your biggest source of loss is the prospect you never knew about.
In this example-packed session you’ll learn:
- How to build a low maintenance workflow that closes new business
- The must-check websites to find speaking gigs
- First-contact strategies and how to build genuine relationships with prospects
- How to successfully offshore much of the work
- How to write proposals that maximize your fee
- Strategies for differentiating your presentation for success
About the Speakers
Graeme Newell, CSP
Graeme is a marketing researcher, speaker and expert in Emotional Marketing and shows businesses how to supercharge customer loyalty and increase repeat purchasing. He turn mere buyers into passionate groupies.
Emotional marketing creates strong customer loyalty by reflecting the customer's deepest-held attitudes, values and core beliefs. Drawing from thousands of best-in-class TV commercials, Graeme shows companies how to transcend the standard consumer relationship and build a deep friendship with customers.
Kedma Ough, MBA
Kedma has trained and advised more than 3000 companies in the last 10 years, analyzing more than 100 industries. In 2008, Mrs. Ough was hired as the National Expert for Wells Fargo’s Bank Small Business Experts on Funding Sources for Women and Minority-owned Firms. In 2011 Inc. Magazine highlighted Mrs. Ough for her work in providing access to funding sources for minority-owned business. In 2013, Mrs. Ough is cited as an expert in Wells Fargo’s Publication on ‘Business Credit Options’ for small businesses. In addition, Mrs. Ough was recognized through the Small Business Administration in 2013 for efforts in supporting small businesses.
NOTE: Anyone interested in learning more about National Speakers Association is invited to drop by before the program, around 5:45 pm. A board member will be available to answer questions about NSA and NSA Oregon.
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