Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Future is Now: The Virtual You

Patricia Fripp discusses how you can be more competitive, effective, and client-friendly by incorporating simple technology to enhance your relationships.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

The Power of Follow Up & Referrals To 'Capture' More Speaking Business

Let's face it, follow up is often the downfall of most businesses. However, in this rare and revealing interview, bestselling author and marketing genius, Tony Rubleski, will share several of his 'Top Secret' techniques for winning TONS of referrals and speaking dates long after other speakers have given up or moved on. Find out why such sales and marketing legends as Dan Kennedy, Bill Glazer, Jeffrey Gitomer, John Assaraf, Bob Burg, to Brian Tracy, and Dr. Ivan Misner (BNI) rave about his work and books.

What we discussed on this call:

  • The three major challenges ALL speakers face which must be quickly overcome with meeting planners
  • Simple, yet powerful, ways to stay in touch with contacts that produce more bookings
  • Why predictability and being boring in your follow up equals death
  • Proven ways to get more referrals from people you meet each day
  • How and why every speaker should leverage promotional dates
  • Why the proper mindset is essential to maintain in the speaking business


Tony is currently the president of Mind Capture Group. His message is designed to help people Capture more minds and profits.

His second book in the Mind Capture series titled Mind Capture: How You Can Stand Out In The Age of Advertising Deficit Disorder went #1 in three different business categories with and received stunning reviews from a wide range of leaders in marketing, sales, psychology to academia, entrepreneurs and multiple New York Times bestselling authors. In late January of 2011 Tony Rubleski released his third book in the series titled, Mind Capture: How to Awaken Your Entrepreneurial Genius in a Time of Great Economic Change!

His work has been featured in various media outlets ranging from Bottom Line Magazine, The Detroit Free Press, the FOX TV network, to CNN Radio, NPR and Entrepreneur Magazine Radio. In 2009, NWA in-flight magazine, World Traveler, featured Mind Capture as the Business Pages selection of the month.

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Thursday, March 3, 2011

How to Get Shortlisted or Accepted... in 10 Steps or Less!

Listen in and gather simple tips, tools and techniques from a SpeakerMatch member who's getting the job done and getting paid! In this teleseminar, you'll learn how to make your application more attractive so planners will WANT to book you.

What You Will Learn:

  • The 7 Must-Have pieces of information in your SpeakerMatch application
  • The 2 Time-Saving strategies that delight meeting planners
  • The 1 Sentence that prompts meeting planners to upgrade your status from Pending to Shortlisted within 48 hours!


Victoria Ashford is a fellow SpeakerMatch member who has been Shortlisted 16 times, and contracted as the speaker (with only 1 being unpaid) 9 times in only 20 months of membership. So, she must be doing something right! And, it's the former public librarian and public school teacher in her that compels her to share her secrets to SpeakerMatch success.

Victoria is a sought-after speaker, trainer, author and coach who regularly presents her Fearless & Bold Leadership, Customer Service and Courage Cultivation presentations to IAAP, SHRM, and other large organizations.

Victoria's resources mentioned on this call is located at