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How to Get Invited to Speak – Work, Pay Up, Represent

Yesterday two blog posts were making the rounds came to my attention. The first I saw was by Andromeda Yelton, which is a response to Julie. Andromeda offers some great advice on how to get the attention of people looking for speakers in response to Julie’s heartfelt post about wanting to speak. Both are worthwhile – go […]

20 Things to Do After You Accept that Speaking Gig

A couple of years ago I wrote Nine Questions to Ask Before You Accept That Speaking Gig – (go read it, it’s full of great information!) this is a much overdue follow up. Preparation 1. Start working on your presentation now! Even if it is six months out, at least start taking notes! 2. Know […]

Nine Questions to Ask Before You Accept That Speaking Gig

I had a discussion with a friend this weekend about what questions we ask when accepting speaking invitations, and it occurred to me that this is the sort of thing I should blog for two reason – one I have some advice to share and two I’m sure someone will have advice to offer me. Win-win. Questions for yourself: 1. Do I […]

Top Ten Links Week 30 – Happiness, Social Media Comptency, eBooks, Digital Natives, Prezi, Facebook Privacy and More!

My personal select top ten links from Twitter 7/23/2010 through 7/29/2010. The best of the best and/or the most important stuff I tweeted last week 1. So-Called “Digital Natives” Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows via @colleengreene – I know the concept of digital natives has been popular but anyone who works with the generation knows […]

Top Ten Links Week 29- Logo Contest, Speaker Tips, Finding Time, The Value of Privacy, and More

My personal select top ten links from Twitter 7/16/2010 through 7/22/2010. The best of the best and/or the most important stuff I tweeted last week! 1. Logo Contest Entry – John LeMasney « Libraries and Transliteracy – Libraries and Transliteracy needs a logo so we’ve opened up a contest. 2. Logo Contest Entry – Nate Hill […]

Top Ten Links Week 20 – Job Search Tips, The Future, The iPad, Speaking Tips and More

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 5/14/2010 thru 5/20/2010 1. NYTimes: Cellphones Now Used More for Data Than for Calls – Phones are becoming indispensible tools, so more than just phones. Even better the people interviewed for the article aren’t teens or even in their 20s. 2. how […]

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