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February 25th, 2014 | By: Karen Saunders

Speakers: Here’s a List of Items to Include in Your Speaker Media Kit (or Speaker Press Kit)

I’ve compiled a list of typical items a speaker may include in their speaker media kit. These items may also go on the “media” page of a website. Meeting and event planners should be able to easily download these items from the media page. A press kit can be electronic (a multiple-page PDF file), or printed and placed in an attractive folder with a logo, photo or graphic on the front. The PDF file should have an attractive cover page too. Some of these items can be compiled into a speaker one-sheet which should be made into a PDF file…

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January 29th, 2012 | By: Karen Saunders

26 Essential Items for a Professional Speaker’s Carry-On Bag

Over the years, I’ve done some public speaking, mainly to position myself as an expert in my field. In that time I’ve been exposed to a variety of challenging situations that required on-the-spot creativity and preparedness. Murphy’s Law comes into play with technical difficulties, poor time management by meeting planners and just plain bad luck. At times I wondered how to make the most of a dire situation and still deliver a professional presentation. Orvel Ray Wilson has put together a list of items a speaker must have to prepare for the inevitable. He has graciously allowed me to share it with…

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