Thursday, June 02, 2011

Preparing For Speaking Engagements

Speaking is the next step in the evolution of an author. From casual gatherings of writers and readers to professional meetings of organizations and businesses, opportunities will arise. While the atmosphere and settings may all be different, one thing remains the same - an author needs to prepare!

Today I am a guest at Tony Eldridge's site, Book Marketing Strategies and Tips For Authors, with a speaking engagement checklist.

Tony runs a top-notch site, filled with information on book promotion. Please stop by today!

21 comments:

  1. What a helpful topic, I'll drop by and see what you have to say!

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  2. Hopefully it will be up soon, Karen! Not sure what time Tony posts.

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  3. AnonymousJune 02, 2011

    I'll have to try and remember to stop back later, to see if your checklist has been posted on Tony's blog.

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  4. Want to learn more about this subject.

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  5. Sorry everyone! Tony said the post fell into draft, but he posted it at 9:30 this morning.

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  6. It was a great post, Diane! Enjoyed it thoroughly. Thanks for all the great tips and info.

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  7. I know you're an expert at this, so I'm linking over.

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  8. Hey Diane,

    Glad to have you on my blog again. Sorry about the late post. I scheduled it for 6AM, but somehow it went from scheduled to draft status. Since I'm spending time on a mini vacation with my family this week, I didn't catch it until later in the morning.

    But it's up and being well visited. Thanks for sharing your experiences and advice with my readers again. I linked to your other posts on my blog at the end of today's post under the "Related Posts" heading. You have a wealth of information building for my blog readers.

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  9. but...but... I thought all we had to do was write, sniff sniff.

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  10. Holly, at some point you'll need to speak to real people!

    Thanks again, Tony!

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  11. Thanks for the visit, Rhode Island seems a great place.

    Yvonne.

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  12. Great list Diane but I have to tell you. The last time I spoke it public was college and I needed a drink right after "Thank you." :)
    Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow

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  13. AnonymousJune 03, 2011

    Okay, I'm heading over now!

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  14. Great topic! Headed over.

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  15. You always have great advice. I'll go over and read the post in the morning. Have a great weekend!

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  16. Hi, L. Diane,

    Just wanted you to know I've awarded you the Irresistibly Sweet Blog Award. Congratulations. Stop by my blog to pick up your award.
    http://beverlystowemcclure.blogspot.com

    Have a nice weekend.

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  17. Thank you, Beverly.

    And thank you to everyone who read my guest post - hope it helped.

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