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Wednesday, October 13
Boom! Creating Content
That Pays Big Bucks
with Steve Strauss

Steve StraussDo you ever listen to podcasts, or read articles, or watch videos? Why do you do that? Chances are, the #1 reason is you are interested in the content.

People are consuming content at a prodigious rate today.

Somebody has to create all that content, and you could be paid to be a content creator. Our next webcast will feature an expert who will share how you can turn content creation into profit.

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Note: Everyone who registers for the live webcast session or orders the recording will get a link to the recorded video of the online webcast, as well as the audio MP3 for convenient re-listening.

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Miscellaneous Tips

Find an enticing name for your webinarSusan Friedmann

Webinar Name Generator helps you find an enticing name for your webinar and a search button to see if the URL is available.

Ease back into in-person eventsPaul Radde

A great number of professional speakers are highly perceptive/sensitive persons. When you have not presented in person for a period of time, it may mean that your “carrying capacity” — your ability to handle lots of stimulation — is somewhat reduced. You can expect to feel overwhelmed or overstimulated at first. One way to prepare is to consciously enter into small group discussion, whether church or coffee shop. Be aware of what you are doing: you are building up your carrying capacity for stimuli.

Rebecca Morgan “[Rebecca Morgan’s ‘Enliven Your Virtual Presentations’] was the most valuable webinar I’ve ever participated in. I’ve attended many Training Magazine webinars and her session was the most content-rich with relevant examples. She was unbelievable!” —Jim Prost, Past President, National Speakers Assn. Northern California. See if Rebecca can up your virtual presentation game.

Technology Tips

Cool new feature in Keynote 11.2Rebecca Morgan

If you choose “Present in window,” it now shows the slideshow in one window (this is what viewers see) and the presenter display in another, which means you can always see your upcoming slide. You can move around this window — I place it right next to the camera lens and under the current slide window so I can see what’s coming up and make smoother segues. This is better than having the presenter display on another monitor as the window can be right next to or under your camera so viewers see you always looking at the camera. This presenter display window allows you to see the slide navigator or hide it, so you can easily go to another slide in the deck if you need to.

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Wednesday, October 13
Boom! Creating Content
That Pays Big Bucks
with Steve Strauss

Steve StraussWhen everyone pivoted online during the pandemic, what did they do there? Oh sure, they shopped, but even more, they consumed content. Whether it was blogs, articles, news, videos, or podcasts, people were (and are) watching and reading content at a massive rate. But here’s the real question:

Is that content yours? If not, you are missing out on a huge opportunity to grow your brand, make more money, and attract new clients.

Steve will share how you can master this new era of digital content to not only create valuable, consumable, clickable content, but how to get paid big bucks for it. He’ll discuss how to land gigs with well-known clients (he has also written for Inc., Entrepreneur, Bank of America, Staples, and many others) and how to leverage that visibility to sell products and speeches.

In this webcast you will learn:

  • why “content is king” even more so in today’s climate
  • how to pick the right type of content to create
  • what to expect to be paid for your content
  • where and how to pitch media outlets
  • how to leverage visibility for increased sales
Register for the live program or order the recording.
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Length: 60 minutes
Cost: $49 (webcast)

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  • “Creating Fresh Content from Your Audiences' Knowledge, Stories, and Questions” with Tim Sanders
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