Let's face it; who isn't on the web now a days? So you have a website. How can you maximize your visibility and increase traffic to your site? How do you keep your site from being "mediocre"?Well, Smallbiztrends.com recently released a report on the dangers of having a mediocre website. This article is full of important information regarding how you should market yourself in today's online world.For more information, go here:http://smallbiztrends.com/2011/11/dangers-of-a-mediocre-website.html
Politics aside, The New York Times recently reported on Gingrich's speaking fee. Wouldn't that be nice to command a $60,000 speaking fee!"And last week, explaining why he had no need to work as a lobbyist, he boasted that he commanded $60,000 per speechAnd last week, explaining why he had no need to work as a lobbyist, he boasted that he commanded $60,000 per speech..."Full article here:http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/06/us/politics/campaign-2012-when-gingrichs-big-thoughts-backfire.html
Interesting paper on "Measuring the Effectiveness of Speakers Programs." While it was published in 2007, there are some great takeaways:"There is no silver bullet for measuring the effectiveness of speaking opportunities. However, there are some important factors which will help you get it right from the start."More at:http://www.instituteforpr.org/topics/measuring-effectiveness-speakers-programs/
Here's another e-mail to be on the lookout for:Some of our speakers have reported receiving a copy of the following e-mail message. Please do not reply to this message. The speaking opportunity referred to does not exist. -----Original Message-----From: Professor D K Arvind To: email@example.comSent: 12/05/2011 12:35:15 PMSubject: Guest Speaker - EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY Thanks for indicating your interest to be our Guest speaker at this year EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY SEMI...
SpeakerMatch Radio is now on Stitcher. A great way to listen to podcasts on your mobile devices! Listen to our latest episode whenever, wherever!http://stitcher.com/listen.php?fid=19199SpeakerMatch Radio: http://www.speakermatch.com/radio
Danya Steele shared with SpeakerMatch the 5 Things Speakers Can Do Every Day For Success.Listeners walked away with:A SUCCESS list speakers can implement immediatelyWhy this list keeps going viral around the worldWhat Dayna learned from Gene Simmons, Sammy Hagar, Billy Idol, and other rock superstars about successHow you can use this information to gain a competitive edgeFor a replay, go to:http://www.speakermatch.com/radio/32
"In the U.S., domestic corporate and domestic association meetings are seeing the most gains for the eighth month in a row."Source: http://www.mpiweb.org/Portal/Research/BusinessBarometer/Download
A useful tool to ensure you're communicating the way you intend for your brand to be perceived (at least on Twitter). Angry? Personable? Arrogant? Upbeat? Check it out at: http://www.analyzewords.com
Yesterday, I briefly mentioned press releases as a tool to build your name. Press releases are a great way to get you publicity, especially if your press release gets posted online. Here are the three results you get from writing press release, according to Dan Janal of PR Leads: Bragging rights. You’ll build credibility.Clientele retention/generation. Press releases help you with: · current clients because you become the leading expert and they’ll want t...