Tough Economic Times: Professional Speakers Panel (1 of 4)

What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times

Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association featured a panel of Past Presidents who discussed ‘What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times’.

Host Barry Wishner talked with:

* Michael Soon Lee, CSP
* Marilyn Manning, PhD, CSP, CMC
* Craig Harrison
* Patricia Fripp, CPAE, CSP

In this video, the first of four highlights from the event, Barry asks the panelists what’s their response to the challenges of today’s economy and what they are doing differently today compared to the past.

In the video you’ll hear:

* Why professional speakers need to re-focus on new vertical markets
* Which topics are popular with audiences and conference planners
* How to use the Internet to promote your speaking business
* Why you should consider giving free talks
* Why it’s important to develop products to sell along with your speeches
* The importance of personal relationships

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I enjoy your tidbits for speaking.
I enjoy speaking the more in the audience the better.
I only do it off and on mostly off.
But I enjoy it. People like to hear me talk.

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