Winners: Best Speaker Video Contest

By Jane Atkinson

A powerful performance is your #1 form of marketing.  Capturing that on video will allow your clients to see your talent and the value of the content that you provide. We had 59 entries for this contest!  It takes a certain amount of bravery just to post your video, so kudos to all the entrants! To review the contest entries and criteria again, click here.  https://ow.ly/36ds6 THE WINNER OF THE BEST SPEAKER VIDEO CONTEST IS: […]

Is HTML Really Better? You tell me.

By Jane Atkinson

Is HTML Really Better? You tell me! For many years, I’ve watched really great looking newsletters land in my mailbox and wondered if they were getting a better response than my boring old text e-mails were getting. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been thrilled with the responses that I get, I just always wondered if I could be doing better. And so, I take the plunge. Your feedback is welcomed via comments – below.  […]

Website Contest, we have our winners!

By Jane Atkinson

With over 80 entries for the best speaking-expert website contest, the panel and I had our work cut out for us! And it was a very tough decision! Drum roll please…….. THE WINNING WEBSITE IS: www.toninewman.com Here’s what the panel saw in Toni’s website which made it stand out: 1. A clear promise and expertise. The minute you come to this website, you understand that it’s about innovation. And, Toni positions as an expert who […]

Are you distracting your prospects?

By Jane Atkinson

Recently, I decided to take most of the social media logos off of my website. You see, I don’t want to drive people away from my site (over to Facebook, LinkedIn, etc) I want to keep them with me until they take the desired action. In an effort to be deemed current, I think we all jumped on the social media bandwagon. But did we do it with strategy? Remember that old saying a confused […]

So, what’s a great website really look like?

By Jane Atkinson

After launching The Best Speaking-Expert Website Contest last week, I was thrilled with the response – more than 65 entries and counting! After reviewing some sites, I realized something…. Some people are confused about what makes a great website. I’m not saying there weren’t a few good ones, and you’ll see them in the finals. But several led me to think…. “Really? This is THE BEST speaker website you’ve seen?” Here are some of the […]