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Teleseminar Info

Tuesday, July 9
Introvert Power:
Market Better if You’re an Introvert
(or You Sell to Them)

with Marcia Yudkin

Marcia YudkinAre you an introvert?

Some people think that anyone who can get up on a stage and speak to a large audience can only be an extrovert, but that isn’t true.

What is true is that even successful speakers can feel hesitant in a crowd, and some who have extrovert tendencies can be uncertain how to market to those who don’t.

The issue of being, and dealing with, introverts and extroverts is a fascinating one. You will gain new insights from this program.

Read more about this session at the bottom of this newsletter, then pre-order the MP3. Note: there will not be a live session available for this program. Please order the recording.

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Bureau owners hear from clients what makes speakers stand out — in the review process, on stage, and afterwards. They learn what you may never know. What makes some speakers rise to the top repeatedly? What causes some to never be considered?

Your relationship with the bureau is important, yet many speakers are confused about what bureaus will and won’t do for them. You’ll get clarification on that. You’ll hear how to avoid common turnoffs that guarantee your emails and calls won’t get returned.

And you’ll learn the truth about showcases and how to make these pay off for you.

These three recordings will give you insights on how to be more appealing to bureau owners.

  • “How to Secure Bureau Attraction” with Betty Garrett, CMP
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  • “Secrets of Landing Many More Speaking Engagements” with Steve Markman

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Miscellaneous Tips

3D book cover toolRebecca Morgan

Want to an easy way to create a 3D image of your book cover (or any product)? This easy tool does it for you. Upload your book cover, and a separate image of the spine and in seconds, you’ve got your 3D image downloaded to your computer.

Email Subject Line TesterSusan Friedmann

If you want to increase your open rate, use this tool.

(Editors’ note: Susan provided an information-packed teleseminar for us on “How to Profit from Exhibiting, Whether You’re Speaking at the Event or Not.”

Use your state’s library site for prospectsShirley George Frazier

I found an expansive spreadsheet on my state’s library site detailing which libraries have the largest pool of resources to pay speakers. Such information is gathered due to each library’s requirement to account for yearly expenses.

The spreadsheet revealed which libraries have the most funds — and therefore which would have funds to pay speakers — along with the name, address, phone, and email for each library director. I was able to determine which libraries to contact for future engagements. If you are in the U.S. and want to explore this option, perhaps your state library site has a similar spreadsheet online for review.

Email-finding toolsWendy Kalman

If you want to email someone but don’t know his/her address, check out this recently updated list of email-finding tools that includes descriptions, costs and with which platforms they integrate.

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Technology Tips

How to change the subject line of a reply in GmailMary Schaefer

Ever want to reply in Gmail, and maintain the thread but modify the subject line? It’s a little hidden, but you can do it.

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(Editors’ note: George shared lots of great travel info in his SNN teleseminar, “Maximizing the Journey: Save Time, Money, and Aggravation While Turning Dreaded Trips into Adventures.”)

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SpeakerNet News Teleseminar Info

Tuesday, July 9
Introvert Power:
Market Better if You’re an Introvert
(or You Sell to Them)

with Marcia Yudkin

Marcia YudkinWould you rather sit at home writing a long, heartfelt blog post or introduce yourself to potentially valuable new contacts at a loud, crowded networking meeting?

Introverts and extroverts have definite differences in what they enjoy and what they find harder to tolerate. In this teleseminar, Marcia discusses why and how to choose the self-promotional paths that suit your irrepressible gregariousness or your somewhat quiet nature, as well as how to tune into the personality of a target client.

Based on years of observation, surveys and in-depth one-on-one interviews, introvert advocate and marketing guru Marcia Yudkin shares some surprising implications of introvert/extrovert differences for marketing. Wherever you fall on this important personality dimension, you’ll discover how to be inclusive, rather than putting off one type or the other. (Unless you have good reason to target one personality pole or the other.)

You’ll learn how to be sensitive to this important personality dimension in your marketing copy, how you interact with audiences, and one-on-one (on the phone or face-to-face) with prospects or clients.

If you’re not sure whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert (or an ambivert, who is in between), take the following quick, free online quiz prior to the session.

In this teleseminar, you will learn:

  • four key extrovert and four key introvert preferences with implications for marketing
  • beyond stereotypes: Why your concept of who can excel at what may be wrong
  • which marketing techniques usually suit extroverts and which suit introverts
  • how to adjust your communication style when dealing with your opposite type

Note: there will not be a live session available for this program. Please order the recording.

Order the MP3 recording.

Date: Tuesday, July 9
Length: 60 minutes
Cost: $15

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If you would like more marketing ideas, we’re suggesting the MP3 recordings of several earlier programs to complement this program:

  • “Zero-Dollar Marketing for Speakers, Trainers and Consultants” with Bill James, CSP
  • “Create a Paid Mentorship Program to Capitalize on Your Expertise” with Marcia Yudkin

With your order of this recorded session, at checkout you will be offered these recordings.

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