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Demystifying the Speaker Selection Process

Meeting Planner, Marie Herman shares Her inside-the-industry tips for getting that gig.

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Heal Your Boring Business Bio

Are you ready to transform "Bio Shame" into "Bio Pride" to your business advantage?
 If your answer is YES, here is great news. This gift guide, provided by Nancy Juetten, will guide you forward. Right now. Creating a story that supports lead generation and sales is important to make a winning first impression. And it doesn’t have to be so hard.

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Get Your Book In Libraries

Libraries are one of the most overlooked yet lucrative markets to sell your books, eBooks, and other information products! The problem is breaking into this market can seem difficult, if not impossible. Elaine Wilkes, Ph.D., shares the secrets of getting your book into libraries with her step-by-step, online course.

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Sample Contracts

Two sample contracts available in Microsoft Word format.

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Audio Interview with Meeting Planner, Jason Fluck

Bryan Caplovitz, CEO of SpeakerMatch, discusses with meeting planner Jason Fluck how Jason utilized the service, what he found useful, and how he made his speaker selections.

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The 6 Must-Hear Interviews Exploring Key Areas of Starting and Growing A Speaking Business

Topics covered include: Why Did My Proposal Get Rejected, an interview with meeting planner Marie Herman, Help Me Hire You: Surefire Startegies to Get Booked with David Newman, Copywriting for Professional Speakers with Bob Bly, Transform Your Boring Bio from Wallpaper to Wow with Nancy Juetten, Attracting Corporate Sponsorships with Linda "The Wealthy Bag Lady" Hollander, and Patricia Fripp Up Close and Personal with Past NSA President Patricia Fripp.

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Exit Interview with a Meeting Planner

Feedback and insights from meeting planners on their speaker selection process using the SpeakerMatch Job Board.

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Writing An Effective SpeakerMatch Application

This guide will help you to recognize meeting planner bias, what information is essential to overcome those biases, and a sample application to bring all the pieces together.

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Behind The Podium

Behind The Podium is SpeakerMatch's member newsletter — a resource for emerging professional speakers, business leaders, technical gurus, educators, and other subject-matter experts who speak. Each issue of Behind The Podium contains insights from some of the best in the business, marketing strategies for professional speakers, and resources to grow your business.

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