Secrets to Paid Public Speaking Success #7(of 101) – Create a Professional Web Presence

101 Tips to Successful Paid/Public Speaking
[caption id="attachment_266" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Create a Great Web Presence for Your Speaking Business!"][/caption] If you want to be taken seriously, you need to strive to project a professional image with all your marketing materials... In the 21st Century, you won't be taken seriously if you do not have a website; but if your website is of poor quality (and God knows I could list you a few bad examples) then you are worse of than not having a site at all...  Well, maybe I'm wrong with this one; I believe no matter how bad your site is, if you have a great offering, you'll get at least a few local engagements... I see several mistakes that ineffective speakers do on their websites: 1. They pay an inexpensive designer to build the…
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Are You Asking Too Much of Your Website?

Effective Speaker Site, Market/Promote Your Speaking
[caption id="attachment_168" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Are You Asking too Much of Your Website?"][/caption] Brief Description of Article:  Don't get carried away thinking about the infinite possibilities of what a website can do.  Understand what your website should do for your business, and build it with that in mind. The internet has no limits.  It contains billions of pages relating to millions of different subjects, some with written text, some with audio or video, some with animation, and some with a little bit of everything.  The internet is the largest collection of information in human history, and it gets bigger and more complex every minute.  Exciting, isn’t it? Sure, it’s exciting, but when it comes to your company’s website, don’t get carried away.  Many people make the mistake of trying to cram…
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