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Teleseminar Info

Monday, November 25
LinkedIn Profitability for Speakers (WEBINAR)
with Phil Gerbyshak

Phil GerbyshakYou’ve heard it said, over and over — LinkedIn is the social media service that best enables you to make professional connections with those you’d like to do business with.

But are you taking full advantage of its capability?

In this program, LinkedIn expert Phil Gerbyshak will tell you — and show you — just what to do to get much more from your efforts with this platform.

Read more about this session at the bottom of this newsletter, then register or pre-order the MP3. Note: Everyone who registers for the webinar will get the MP3 recording of the session for free, as well as a link to the recorded video.

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Intensive — Adapting Your Content
for Lucrative E-Learning Courses

Colleagues are making big bucks with e-learning, both for individuals and for corporate clients. E-learning is not just uploading webinar videos, especially if you want to get into the lucrative continuing education market. It needs to have components that prove attendees understand the information.

With these three recordings, you’ll hear different approaches and strategies for making high-quality e-learning to sell to your clients and individuals.

  • “Cracking the Continuing Education Code for a Healthy Revenue Stream” with Jeff Justice, CSP
  • “Creating a Quality Video Course” with Mark Camacho
  • “Multiply Your Income by Leveraging Your Speech Content into a Training Product That You Don’t Have to Deliver” with Shep Hyken, CSP, CPAE

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Miscellaneous Tips

Proposal ideasRita Risser Chai

This meetings production agency proposal gave me a lot of ideas on what to include in mine.

Be a gracious host to your radio show guestsRosalind Sedacca

Some inexperienced or non-professional radio or podcast hosts neglect introducing their guests by including their credentials, website, book or other pertinent information.

After a break it’s important to mention again, “We’ve been talking to ... who is ...”

Listeners need to know how to find your guest after the show. I have had many interviews that ended without a recap about who I am, what I’ve written or done, and my contact information. Certainly leaves a bad impression for your guest.

(Editors’ note: Roz offered lots of useful ideas in her SNN teleseminar “Generate New Revenue by Securing Mini-Sponsors.”)

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Technology Tips

If your email isn’t getting throughBeth Terry

Contact your IP email host and tell them your deliverability is down. Ask them to move you to a different IP address if possible. You can also have them check it against several of the major spam programs like spam assassin. If you’re blacklisted on any of them, you lose.
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Travel Tips

Leave extra time for travel 11/26 at these airportsWendy Kalman

An airline caterers union will be demonstrating at Charlotte, Chicago (ORD), Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Honolulu, Houston (IAH), Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Newark, New York (JFK), Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington (DCA). They expect the number of demonstrators at each airport to range from 200 to 1000 at JFK.

New airline club ruleEileen McDargh

I pay for United Red Carpet and American Admirals clubs. Both clubs have a new rule that you can only use the clubs if you have a boarding pass for the respective airline. I’m told Delta has had this rule for awhile.

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Our TOTM is: Now that the year is winding down, look back and share the one best idea you implemented this year that yielded business.

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SpeakerNet News Teleseminar Info

Monday, November 25
LinkedIn Profitability for Speakers (WEBINAR)
with Phil Gerbyshak

    Phil Gerbyshak
  • Do you want to grow your speaking/ training/ coaching business faster?
  • Do you know how to leverage the leads you already have?
  • Wondering how to earn and successfully ask for referrals using LinkedIn?

You already have a LinkedIn presence, but know you have just scratched the surface. With just a little more effort, you can dramatically increase your ability to gain more contacts, cultivate relationships with them, get more business and receive referrals.

But how? It’s not hard once you know the steps. Which is what Phil will share so you can implement them and your business will grow!

You will learn:

  • how and why you must “get dressed before you get busy” — and have a digital presence that will resonate with your ideal customer.
  • how to leverage the leads you already have in your LinkedIn connections.
  • how to turn up the value before you turn up the volume on your social media content.
  • how to find your best customers, and how to ask for introductions to replicate them over and over.
  • and so much more!
Register or order the MP3 recording.
Note: people who register for the webinar will get the MP3 recording of the session for free. Everyone who registers for the webinar session or orders the recording will get a link to the recorded video of the online webinar.

Date: Monday, November 25
Time: 7:00 pm Eastern, 6 pm Central, 5 pm Mountain, 4 pm Pacific
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Length: 60 minutes
Cost: $49 (WEBINAR)

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If you would like more LInkedIn wisdom and techniques, we’re suggesting the MP3 recordings of several earlier programs to complement this program:

  • “Get More Gigs: Advanced LinkedIn Sales Techniques” with Kurt Shaver
  • “Advanced LinkedIn Techniques to Bring You More Business: What Most Speakers Are Missing” with Jennifer Darling

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