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Welcome to our new international users! 2560 1537 I Need A Speaker
Welcome to our new international users!

Last week, I Need A Speaker welcomed new users from London. We are so excited about this international expansion, as…

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Add this to your social media posts to increase booking requests. 2560 1857 I Need A Speaker
Add this to your social media posts to increase booking requests.

Self-promotion helps speakers increase booking requests. It’s helpful to publicly remind your followers when you’ve presented a keynote, published a paper,…

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Give thanks all year long. 2560 1707 I Need A Speaker
Give thanks all year long.

Even if you’re the only person who worked on your speech, many people contributed to its success. Thank the event…

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Sources need down time, too. Plan interviews well in advance. 1978 2560 I Need A Speaker
Sources need down time, too. Plan interviews well in advance.

Plan early if you need to work with a source to plan your presentation. Like you, sources need their down…

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Soon, it will be 2021. Does your speech reflect that? 2560 1920 I Need A Speaker
Soon, it will be 2021. Does your speech reflect that?

In just a few weeks, we will be (gratefully) welcoming a new year. As we say goodbye to 2020 and…

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Here’s one way to help stay connected with your audience 2560 1707 I Need A Speaker
Here’s one way to help stay connected with your audience

During a virtual presentation, speakers can experience any number of distractions: emergency vehicles screaming past the window, an enthusiastic child…

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How declining an opportunity can improve your credibility 1741 2560 I Need A Speaker
How declining an opportunity can improve your credibility

It’s exciting and flattering to be invited to speak, especially when the audience is new to you. But accepting may…

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Energize yourself and your audience 2560 1707 I Need A Speaker
Energize yourself and your audience

If you want to energize your audience, you’ll have to energize yourself first. Video call fatigue is very real, and…

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Observe. Learn. Evaluate. Observe again. 2560 1709 I Need A Speaker
Observe. Learn. Evaluate. Observe again.

Regardless of your level of speaking expertise, there is always some room to learn and improve. Watching other people’s presentations…

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Choosing the wrong speaker is scary. Here are four ways to find the right one. 2560 1707 I Need A Speaker
Choosing the wrong speaker is scary. Here are four ways to find the right one.

Speakers set the tone for your event and are responsible for a significant part of your audience experience. There’s nothing…

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