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How To Pitch & Win Conference Speaking Gigs: An Insider's Guide

How To Pitch & Win Conference Speaking Gigs: An Insider's Guide

You have to be up to date in your industry, and there is really no way around this fact. You also need some basic graphic design skills, and of course you need to be good with Powerpoint or Keynote. I would suggest going to Slideshare and finding presentations related to your industry, find the top presentations and see what makes them amazing. Also, if you pitch and you get denied, pay attention to what conference organizers tell you. They often give really amazing advice for doing better next time. Even season veterans get denied for speaking because they didn’t do a good job pitching – remember that. Another piece of advice is to be active in your respective communities. In order to drive in lots of business for their conferences, they are looking for those big names that can help them in those efforts. Find the big community blogs that you can be a contributing member ...

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