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Webinar Date & Time: September 16, 2018 @ 8pm EST

The Black Speakers Network (BSN) Speaker Development Webinar is a key educational resource for professionals who seek to leverage speaking to advance their career and grow their business. 

 

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How To Increase Your Business Profits as A Speaker!

speaker: krista jennings

 

Description
In this highly interactive training, you will learn how to implement systems and strategies to grow and scale your business. You will learn formulas, tools and automation sequences that will allow you to experience increased productivity and profits. Attendees will walk away with a framework on how to utilize systems and strategies to create structure and to scale their speaking business.
 

 

About Your Speaker
Krista Jennings is fastly becoming the most sought-after Business Systems Strategist in the online business community. 

She is famous for helping solopreneurs such as coaches and consultants, as well as small business owners on how to strategize to increase their profit without working long hours in their business.

The Black Speakers Network (BSN) Speaker Development Webinar is a key educational resource for professionals who seek to leverage speaking to advance their career and grow their business.

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here 


Get Highly Booked and Highly Paid to Speak!

speaker: cheryl wood

Description

This program will provide fundamental content to help new and emerging speakers learn how to increase their visibility, credibility, and profitability.

In this session, you will learn the 7-pillars of speaker success and monetization, how to position yourself to get booked on more stages, how to generate an additional 6-figures in your business through speaking, and how to craft an unforgettable speech that leaves a lasting impact on every audience.
 

About Your Speaker

Cheryl Wood is an international motivational speaker, best-selling author, award-winning entrepreneur, and professional speaker development coach. Her company, Personal Power Enterprises, LLC, specializes in training and developing new and emerging speakers to share their unique story and monetize their message, with a focus on developing women speakers. Wood has shared her story of boldly transitioning from her corporate job as a legal secretary to growing a 7-figure speaking business in over 30 domestic states and abroad as far as South Africa, India, London and the Bahamas. Her transformative work has been featured on ABC, Radio One, Forbes Magazine, Huffington Post, Essence, Black Enterprise, The Washington Informer, Good Morning Washington, Fox 5 News, The Baltimore Times and the Afro-American Newspaper, amongst many other media outlets. 

Wood’s work has also impacted the corporate and non-profit sectors as she has delivered riveting keynote presentations and training sessions about the power of boldly pursuing your possibilities for both small and large organizations, including the FBI, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Agriculture, The United Nations, Verizon Wireless, Small Business Administration, Federally Employed Women, Blacks In Government, National Association of Professional Women, Women’s Council of Realtors, Virginia Women In Public Finance and Women in eDiscovery, to name a few. 

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here 


From Fearful to Fearless: Successful Public Speaking

speaker: roquita johnson

DESCRIPTION

Public speaking is cited as one of the top fears by many people, but it doesn't have to be scary! If you find getting on the stage intimidating or simply want to be a more effective, engaging speaker - this session is for you. You'll learn best practices for delivering an impactful message with confidence, how to own the stage, and what can affect your credibility as a speaker.

Some of the highlights that speakers will learn are:
-The questions every speaker MUST ask him/herself when preparing their speech or presentation
-Techniques for starting and ending your speech with a bang
-Strategies to calm nerves when speaking
-The best ways to create audience engagement and what to do when you're losing the audience
-Verbal and non-verbal do's and don'ts

About Your Speaker
Roquita Johnson is an award-winning speaker, Certified World Class Speaking Coach, and founder and president of Roquita Johnson Public Speaking LLC. She has worked with a variety of people to develop and hone their speaking skills – from business professionals to nonprofit leaders to entrepreneurs. She especially has a heart for helping women overcome presentation challenges that are unique to women in the workplace. Her goal is not to change who a person authentically is, but instead – to bring out the BEST version of who they already are as a speaker. Through customized personal coaching and workshop programs, she works with clients on storytelling, audience engagement, managing nerves and more. She is based out of Bridgeport, Connecticut and considers it a calling to help people “Slay the Stage!” 

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here 


Maximize Your Score, Maximize Your Life!

speaker: edwin avent

Description

During this interactive webinar, speakers will learn how to use credit to build their speaking business. 

What attendees can expect to leave with: 
→ Know how to improve their credit scores
→ Know which credit products can help with business expenses
→ Learn how to keep more of what they earn by improving their credit.

 

About Your Speaker

Mr. Edwin Avent, a successful entrepreneur and a passionate community servant has been the owner and/or senior executive of 6 different companies, U.S Prevention Marketing Group, a company that promotes safe sex and healthy lifestyles; The Redwood Grill Restaurant, a stylish restaurant in downtown Baltimore; Twenty First Century Group, an advertising and public relations firm; Heart and Soul Magazine, a national women’s healthy lifestyle magazine and SSN Television Network, a regional television network based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Today Mr. Avent is the Executive Vice President of Max Score Credit, a national credit repair and restoration company based in Pikesville, MD. Max Score’s mission is to help people maximize their credit scores so that they can maximize their lives.

 

Edwin speaks on the topics of:
Living the MAXimum Life (Motivational)
Dream it, Plan it, Do it! (Business Development, Planning and Motivational)

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here 


How to Become a TEDx Speaker

speaker: horace buddoo

Description

The TED stage is one of the premiere ways of establishing one's credibility as a professional speaker. All TEDx talks are uploaded to the TEDx Channel on YouTube, which currently has 12 million subscribers. If you have an idea worth sharing and you want that idea shared with a wider audience, giving a TEDx Talk is one of the best ways to make that happen. I will show you just how to get that done.

In this session, you will learn
1) the ingredients of a good TEDx Talk
2) the TEDx speaker application process
3) how to find TEDx events to apply to
4) what makes a TEDx Talk different from every other type of talk
5) The Dos and Don'ts of delivering a TEDx Talk

About Your Speaker
Horace Buddoo is an educator, a speaker, an educational consultant, speaker coach, and the founder/principal consultant of Use Your Speak. 

Horace has been the organizer and curator of two successful TEDx events and has coached scores of TEDx speakers. He has also coached CEOs, TV personalities, and numerous professionals to enhance their public speaking skills. He has led master classes on speaking and is currently working on a book that will help anyone to become a master public speaker.

Horace has recently been selected by Legacy Magazine as one of South Florida's "40 under 40" Honorees for 2017 for his leadership in education. Established in 2004, Legacy, through its distribution partnerships with the Miami Herald and Sun Sentinel Newspapers with a combined readership of over 2 million people

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here 


How to Leverage Traditional & New Media to Grow Your Speaking Business

speaker: Pam chatman

Description

Please join Pam Chatman as she shares stories of speaking success with the Black Speakers Network! This will be one hour of motivation and inspiration to aspiring, new, beginner and advanced speakers.

About Your Speaker

Pam Chatman is Mississippi’s first black woman news director; Mississippi’s first Coca-Cola 5 x 20 partner for women empowerment and the owner of P Chatman TV network. She is also an actress and national motivational speaker and transformation speaker.

 


Present for Profit: Learn to Use Paid Speaking Engagements to Grow Your Small Business

speaker: Summer alexander

Description
Whether you are speaking to an audience of 1 or 1,000, confused people don't buy and bored people don't listen. In this session, participants will learn to secure paid speaking engagements that hold the attention of their audience and position them to grow their business, brand and bottom line.

In this masterclass, you will learn how to:
→Learn how to set pricing for your speaking engagements
→Learn how to convert audience members into paying clients
→Learn how to secure the right speaking engagements based on your specific business.

 

About Your Speaker

With a background in market research, technology, and communications; Summer Alexander is uniquely qualified to help businesses learn to combine their data with their story to create client-centered messaging. As CEO of Simply Marketing Solutions, LLC, she leads the marketing strategy consulting firm and has advised clients in the areas of market analysis and industry research, strategic marketing plan development, marketing message creation and implementation, community outreach, and social media strategy. 

Summer has also trained over 1,000 entrepreneurs on how to develop and implement effective marketing programs. In 2014 she authored the #1 Amazon Best Seller The Little Book of Big Marketing Ideas. A recognized thought leader in her industry Summer has been a featured guest expert on Black Enterprise, Jet, WGN TV, WCIU TV, Rolling Out, and several other media outlets.

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here  


It Only Takes 1 Client

speaker: brian thomas

Description
In this masterclass, you will learn how to:
Many speakers expect to have different people calling them all the time to speak, but the truth is that may not happen as fast as you think. Until then you can grow your business from having the same organization call you. Leveraging one client helped me create and sustain my business and I desire help others do the same.

What attendees can expect to leave with:
This workshop will help speakers learn how to turn a single client into a speking business.

About Your Speaker
Brian Thomas is originally from Dallas, Texas where he graduated from Dallas Lincoln High School before traveling for college to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Graduating college Summa Cum Laude as a collegiate athlete and quickly moving up in his professional career. Brian is currently a Plant Manager in the Automotive Industry where he is responsible for leading a team of 160 people as part of a $90 Million dollar operation.

In 2014, Brian founded his company KIPNspire Group where he educates and motivates the masses through educational and motivational teachings of professional development and life skills. Brian desires to ensure everyone know that their #CareerMatters

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here  


What to Know as A Speaker about Expenses, Pay, and Taxes

speaker: shan-nel d. simmons

Description
In this masterclass, you will learn how to:
→How to treat various speaker fees for tax purposes
→Common expenses speakers can deduct for tax purposes
→Good recordkeeping practices to keep track of expenses and income

What attendees can expect to leave with:
→Know how to report your speaker fees on your tax return
→Know which expenses you can claim as a deduction to reduce your income
→Improve your ability to keep track of your income and expenses from your various speaking engagements which will decrease your time preparing for your tax return.
 

 

About Your Speaker
Shan-Nel is armed with over 15 years accounting and tax experience working in several regional corporate headquarters. She has an MBA in accounting and finance, and for 7 years she served as an IRS revenue agent for individuals and businesses. Shan-Nel is now the owner and tax pro of Nel's Tax Help, and she uses her education and expertise to help individuals and service based business owners with their accounting and taxes throughout the year. When she is not helping others with their taxes and bookkeeping, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, listening smooth jazz, a good glass of wine, and spas. 

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


6 Essential Elements Every Speaker Website MUST have

speaker: Marshall fox

Description
In this masterclass, you will learn how to:
→Learn 6 key elements your website MUST have in 2018
→Learn how missing these key elements is costing you time, money, and opportunities
→Learn exactly how to create and implement these elements
→What meeting planners look for in a website

What attendees can expect to leave with:
In this webinar, listeners will learn about 6 key elements that make up a high-converting speaker website.

About Your Speaker
Marshall is a graphic designer, brand consultant, and CEO of 120 Design Studio, LLC, one of the highest-rated graphic design agencies in the United States. His agency specializes in helping authors, speakers, coaches and solopreneurs in two major areas where they consistently fall short: their personal brand and online presence. His keen sense of design and attention to detail helps his clients increase brand awareness, credibility and sales.

In less than two years, Marshall has entered the graphic design space, helped over 200 clients and has built 120 Design Studio into a 6 figure agency. Marshall and his team enjoy helping their clients ensure the quality of their brand matches the quality of their services, products, and other offerings. When Marshall isn't sipping coffee and obsessing over color palettes, he's spending time with his wife and three children.

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


Branding is King : Building an Online Brand that Sells!

Speaker: Dupé Aleru

Description

Thank you for attending Branding is King : Building an Online Brand that Sells. In this session you will learn to how: position and leverage your personal online brand; create content that sells; and build a community of partners that know, like and trust you. No more second guessing what to post, how to post, and how to grow your audience. This session will get you engaging with your network, keep you ‘front of mind’ in your network to get you booked to speak, and help you generate new exposure and opportunities.

What attendees can expect to leave with:
→Position and leverage their personal brand online
→Create content that sells
→Build a community of partners that know, like, and trust them
 

About Your Speaker

Dupé is a speaker, author, and highly sought after thought leader who focuses on curriculum development, content creation, and branding. She’s the founder of Tutors for Tots, Tweens & Teens— an education community that provides online courses, mentoring, and tutoring for students K-12. 

She is also the creator of a sustainable intervention program, SCALE High Program, a goal-setting curriculum that prepares students for life after high school by helping students identify their gifts and talents, create an action plan for goal achievement, and evaluate ongoing progress to ensure real-world success after graduation.

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


How To Build A Thriving Speaking Business!

Speaker: Linnita Hosten

Description

New, novice or considering the pursuit of a professional speaking platform? Learn how to maximize your “Waived Fee” period as a new speaker.

This webinar will teach novice speakers how to build their professional speaking business from the ground up:
Participants will learn:
How to build and create content to develop quality marketing collaterals
How to solicit for skill-level appropriate opportunities
How to Leverage speaking inquires as a new speaker
How to maximize your “Waived Fee” period as a new speaker

About Your Speaker

National speaker, two-time author and student success enthusiast, Linnita Hosten, provides content-packed and researched-based —orientation and new student programing for high schools and colleges/universities.

With over 400 hours of presentation delivery, Linnita has championed students to always strap their seat belts, adjust their mirrors and drive from the driver seat of resilience. Linnita has been referred and/or re-booked to speak to hundreds of high school/college students, United States Army soldiers, Job Corp participants, and many other notable organizations, schools and community groups.

The hybrid-prenuer is an adjunct professor and education consultant. When not in the classroom or on the stage, Linnita can be found reading self-help books, volunteering in her community, cooking pescatrian meals, or spending time with her favorite college mentee-- her sister, MaKenzie. 

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


How to Find More Speaking Leads

Speaker: Daryl Fletcher

Description
Learn ways to find events and connect with meeting planners.

"Speaker Leads Made Easy" Helps You:
→Find events that are looking for speakers just like you
→Establish relationships with more event planners
→Learn exactly what the event planners are looking for
→Submit proposals and win the contract to speak
→Stop working so hard to find events that need speakers
In this masterclass, you will learn how to:

What attendees can expect to leave with:
→Get a consistent flow of events that are looking for speakers

About Your Speaker
As a Speaker, Coach and Author Daryl Fletcher gives individuals and organizations life-changing tools be effective in their personal and professional relationships. Daryl adds value to his clients by addressing issues of communication, productivity, and increasing profits. 

Daryl places his expertise at the disposal of his audiences. He is an expert in the area of helping people maximize their potential and increasing the quality of their relationships. Daryl is a well sought after keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and coach. His sessions are filled with thought-provoking content, humor and practical methods for success both personally and professionally. 

As a serial entrepreneur, Daryl is the CEO of 1 Dynamic Life Coaching System. He helps his family run a series of cleaning franchises and a Bed & Breakfast in Southwest Atlanta. 

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


How to Win with Media

speaker: jessica lundy

Description

In this masterclass, you will learn how to:

You finally landed an interview at a media outlet. You’re super excited, but then you start to panic. What do you do next? Whether this is your first interview or you’re a seasoned pro, everyone can use the extra support. That’s where I come in. My job is to make you look and feel confident, prepared and maximize your 2 minutes of fame. As an award winning TV Host that has interviewed a variety of people from celebrities and politicians to small business owners and non-profit organizations, I can take your on camera presence and interview skills to the next level, which will lead to more sales, credibility and brand recognition.

What attendees can expect to leave with:

Credibility and increased visibility are major keys to growing your speaking business and having the opportunity to be interviewed on TV will help with both. Today's workshop with help you increase confidence with pitching to media outlets and truly optimize the opportunity.

 

About Your Speaker

Jessica Lundy is an award winning TV host, media trainer, certified life coach and speaker, who’s determined to help people live their best lives by adapting a winning mindset. From winning her dream job after competing with over 1200 people to become a Television Host in a major market to winning her honeymoon in beautiful Cancun, Mexico; Jessica understands the power of attracting the things you desire into your life by having the right mindset and systems in place.

Jessica has dreamed of being a TV host since the age of five. Determined to turn her dream into a reality, she created her own show, Visit A2, showcasing local businesses and special events in the Ann Arbor area. Even though several opportunities have surfaced over the years, the right one presented itself with the face of TV20 Detroit host search. As the host, Jessica is instrumental in creating several new segments for the station. After The Maury Show saw her segment, she was approached to guest co-host a special 'Caught on Tape': Holiday Edition episode, where she showcased viral videos. Jessica was recently voted Hour Detroit's Best Local TV Talk Show Host. Jessica has now taken her knowledge of the television industry and is creating media strategies for major corporations, non-profit organizations and small business owners.

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


5 Ways to Land Paid Speaking Engagements Through Blogging and Podcasting

speaker: Kanika Tolver

Description
In this masterclass, you will learn how to:
→Learn how to use your speaking topics for blog postings, articles and podcast shows
→Learn how to pitch your speaking brand and topics to high profile websites and popular podcast shows
→Learn how to market your blog postings, articles and podcast interviews to land a paid speaking engagements

What attendees can expect to leave with:
This program will teach you how I landed paid speaking engagements with the Federal Government, high schools and colleges through the marketing of my podcast interviews, blog postings and articles. You will learn how to pitch yourself to high profile websites and popular podcast shows.
 

 

About Your Speaker
Kanika Tolver is no ordinary “social-preneur” from Washington, DC. This former highly decorated government employee turned rebel entrepreneur and Certified Professional Coach is a serial innovator who’s fueled by an extraordinary commitment to social change and to helping others create their own “epic lives.”

Tolver is also author of the acclaimed title, “Life Rehab: Don’t Overdose on Pain, People and Power” (Paperback, ISBN 978-0615797939). In this lauded book, which boasts nearly a 100% five star rating on Amazon.com, Tolver not only talks about her own personal experiences with self-identity issues, painful relationships, managing her weight, and bad career experiences, but also provides a step–by-step plan for your own bona fide “Life Rehab.”

Kanika Tolver is a highly regarded source often tapped by the press, having been featured on CNN, CBS Radio, Yahoo Finance, Glassdoor, Home Business magazine, the Washington Post and in a litany of radio interviews. As a professional motivational speaker, she has presented in front of numerous groups, including Department of Health and Human Services,Trinity College, Bowie State University, Prince George's Community College and Fairfax County Public Schools. 

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


Lights, Camera, Action: Mastering Your Own Events

Speaker: Mothyna James-Brightful

Description
In this masterclass to be held on Sunday, April 29, 2018, you will learn how to:
→Top Reasons Why Events Fail and How to avoid them
→5 Secrets to Transform Your Next Live Event
→True Benefits of Live Events

Some will tell you that live events are dead. However, what does Amazon, Google, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and TEDx have in common? They all host live, in person events every single year. Why? Because nothing beats connecting with people face to face. If you’ve ever desired to host your own events or are currently doing yet want to do it better this seminar is for you. With over 15 years of experience hosting events small intimate to large-scale multi-day conferences, Sister Mothyna will share with you how she successfully hosts her own events. In Lights, Camera, Action we address not only the top reasons why events fail but how to avoid them. Sister Mothyna’s teach you the top 5 secrets to transforming your next live event. This is a true opportunity to leap 10 years ahead and avoid some of the pitfalls while reaping the benefits of in-person events.

About Your Speaker
Mothyna James-Brightful is described as “energetic, passionate and inspirational” by audiences. Affectionately known as Sister Mothyna, she’s worked as a professional public speaker for over 14 years, she has worked in the field of sexual violence prevention for the last 13 years. During that time, she has trained over 100,000 individuals and amassed over 44,000 hours of speaking experience. Sister Mothyna has honored speaking requests at numerous conferences, community programs and schools, including the University of Maryland systems, In Plain Sight Conference, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Baltimore City and County Public School system.

Sister Mothyna is a co-founder of Heal a Woman to Heal a Nation, Inc. In recognition of her works, she has appeared in publications such as The Daily Record, Ebony Magazine, Be What I Want to Be Magazine and The Afro-American Newspapers. She is also the co-author of Because I am a Queen…100 Affirmations for Daily Living and her Amazon Bestseller Engage Inspire Prevent: Strategies for Educating Teens on Sexual Violence.
Sister Mothyna is a former adjunct professor at Coppin State University. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Journalism from Morgan State University and a Masters in Human Service Administration from The University of Baltimore. Mothyna was awarded the 2009 Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service in Maryland. In 2013, she was recognized as one of 50 Leading Women in Maryland by The Daily Record and received the Lifetime Service Award from the White House, signed by President Barack H. Obama.

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here



How To Develop Your Speaker Brand

speaker: tiffany bethea

Description:

In this session you will learn how to separate yourself from other speakers by developing a unique brand that will have events hosts racing to book you. Have you ever felt a little confused on which topic you should speak on or what audience is the most appropriate for you? In this talk we will uncover how to nail down the perfect speaking topic and how to determine who is the best fit for you to speak to. You will walk away confident in how to package and promote your speaking platform to the masses.

What attendees can expect to leave with:
Attendees will walk away understanding the importance of having a brand as a speaker and how to develop theirs. They will gain insights on how to narrow down the right topics, audience and niche.

About Your Speaker: 

The KingdomBOSS Coach, passionately resides where Faith and business intersect. She is an author, speaker, coach, consultant combining her experience as a Minister of the gospel and marketing and branding expert to serve faith based brands and Spirit-led Entrepreneurs. She is the quiet force behind many men and women in business and several faith based brands. Through her holistic approach, Tiffany focuses on Spirit, Soul, Body and Business wellness so that her clients can sustain and enjoy the powerful brands they build. She is known as an innovator and one who possess immense creativity. Her specific expertise has been cultivated in Brand launch and development, Online Marketing Management, Media Content Development, Marketing & Sales Copy, Launch strategies, and Client Attraction and Retention. Her strategies are best for those looking to experience exponential growth in their businesses and in their lives. 

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here



Grow your Business with a Bestselling Book!

SPEAKER: Mwale & Chantel, The legacy project

Description

Tired of speaking for free? 
Ready to take your speaking business to the next level?

Join us LIVE Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 8pm EST as we discuss 5 Ways Every Speaker can Grow their Business with a Bestselling Book - even if you've never published before!

We're dropping MAJOR industry secrets including:
→ How to connect your book title with corporate and non-profit budgets
→ How to 10x your speaking engagements by using the 3 P system: Past, Present & Profit
→ Best ways to leverage online communities to generate consistent income

What attendees can expect to leave with:
→ How to develop book titles that correspond with corporate/nonprofit budgets
→ Best practices for creating a movement around their book
→ Best practices for repurposing content for digital courses and online workshop

 

 

About Your Speakers

Mwale & Chantel are founders of The Legacy Project, an international publishing company which helps passionate people give birth to their books.

We have launched numerous bestsellers, first-time authors, and paid speakers. All have seen a 15-37% increase in book sales, speaking engagement and product development as a result of working with us.

We believe that everyone has an important story to tell and a legacy to leave behind. We are dedicated to getting your message out there, one book at a time.

The Black Speakers Network (BSN) Speaker Development Webinar is a key educational resource for professionals who seek to leverage speaking to advance their career and grow their business.

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


PR Your Life to Increase Speaking Engagements and Grow Your Business

Speaker: Tonya mckenzie, Sand & Shores, PR

Description
Do you use Public Relations to get more speaking engagements? Well, you should. In this webinar, you will learn about PR, Identity Branding and how they work hand in hand to get you more speaking engagements and grow your business. 

Public Relations & Identity Branding is a method of building credibility, notoriety and keeping the public curious about what you are going to do next. Amplify who you are to attract more people to you for more speaking opportunities and to feed into your business.

About Your Speaker
Born and raised in The Silicon Valley (San Jose, CA), Tonya graduated from CSU Northridge, where she served as a Director in student government and a Marketing Coordinator. Tonya became a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc in 1995. Her professional experience includes helping to raise over $1million to open a new high-tech YMCA facility where she served as the Associate Executive Director and a middle school and high school competitive cheer coach. Tonya was elected and served as a Director for the Oakley Chamber of Commerce, appointed to the Youth Council for Supervisor Federal Glover of Contra Costa County and also served on the board of the Antioch Arts Council. Tonya and her family relocated back to Southern California in 2013 where she worked for Southland Publishing and went on to publish her own Real Estate Agent Magazine. Currently, Tonya resides in Redondo Beach, CA where she owns and operates a Public Relations firm serving speakers, authors, and entrepreneurs. Tonya is an appointed member of the City of Redondo Beach GPAC (General Plan Advisory Committee) and avid child advocate. Recently, Tonya was elected as the first African American to serve on the Board of Directors for the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau.

The Black Speakers Network (BSN) Speaker Development Webinar is a key educational resource for professionals who seek to leverage speaking to advance their career and grow their business.

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


10 Cornerstones of Building Authority in 2018

speaker: Sadiq ali, Millionaire Manners academy

Description:

In this upcoming webinar, you will learn how you can leverage everyday tools to build your authority, including the #1 way to build it! 
→ Learn the top secret method to building a following quickly
→ Learn 3 ways authority can make you more money, no matter your industry, job, or business
→ Learn how to build or launch a new business based on your authority

Be prepared to walk away with the following:
→ Attendees will hone in on specific authority niche and how it can aid in booking
→ Attendees will learn 5 life-changing benefits from establishing authority in 2018
→ Attendees will learn 5 simple strategies for building (more) authority in 2018

 

About Your Speaker:

"When adults run out of answers they start blaming children.” - Sadiq Ali

As a staunch yet empathetic youth advocate, Sadiq is a natural-born teacher whose work revolves around making sure we never blame children. He has created many programs for schools, youth detention centers, non-profit and community organizations to engage more young people. He’s also a TV/Radio host and commentator, social entrepreneur, best-selling author, award-winning keynote speaker, trainer, and professor. Sadiq has worked with thousands of young people, their parents and youth practitioners all around the country on connecting better with their passions and building long-lasting confidence. Follow along @TheSadiqAliShow or @MillionaireManners!
 

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The Benefits of Legal & Identity Theft Protection

speakers: Reginald and Hennither Gant

Description:

LegalShield has been in the legal services and identity theft protection industry for over 45 years and proudly boasts as an industry leader protecting the lives of over 4.6 million across the US and Canada. This session will fully explain how speakers can protect themselves/families, their identities, and their speaking businesses with affordable legal services and identity theft protection. The Black Speakers Network (BSN) Speaker Development Webinar is a key educational resource for professionals who seek to leverage speaking to advance their career and grow their business. Click on the photo to register for the event.

About Your Speakers:

 

Reginald and Hennither Gant are a dynamic husband and wife duo who are proud to be Servant Leaders. Through their HR Consulting firm, Career Image Solutions, they proudly educate and equip career seekers and business owners with the services they need the most. LegalShield is their latest offering and is a rapidly growing segment of their company today. This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


Are you ready for a va?

speaker: tamara L. Lewis

The Black Speakers Network (BSN) Speaker Development Webinar is a key educational resource for professionals who seek to leverage speaking to advance their career and grow their business. This webinar will be cover the following:

  • What is a Virtual Assistant?
  • How can a Virtual Assistant help you and your business as a professional speaker?
  • What is the cost of adding a Virtual Assistant to your team?
  • How do you secure a Virtual Assistant?

Meet Our Speaker: In 2014, Tamara took her one-woman “helper” role mainstream and ventured out as a Virtual Professional Assistant. Her background is diverse and ranges from a Barista to a Corporate Trainer; all of the skills attained in those roles have given Tamara the drive and know-how to provide unsurpassed, detail oriented service in a high volume business. The 'Work Smarter, Not Harder' business "lifestyle" was designed by Tamara and her team to teach individuals and small businesses tips, techniques and shortcuts to maximize their work/life balance ratio. In addition to providing virtual assistant services, Tamara is also a personal assistant, virtual consultant, customer service and business fundamental trainer and a speaker. Tamara currently resides in Raleigh, NC where she can often be found hiding out at the library or bookstore turning the pages of her next great read. Check out more about Tamara Lewis & Co., Virtual Professional Assistants at www.virtualassistantlewis.com. Click on the photo to register for the event. 

This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


How To Build A Thriving Speaking Business

Speaker: Dr. Will Moreland

Are you ready to stop struggling to grow your Speaker Business? This evening, we will learn the proven system that the most successful Speakers are using. Using Dr. Will's P.A.M Formula, you will walk away with the courage to build your business.
Dr. Will is a 15 time bestselling author. Named a Top Speaker in America. And one of the most strategic business minds in the industry. With over 1100 presentations under his belt, he trains other Speakers to master the Speaking Industry. This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


Free Speaker Development Virtual Training

Level Up On LinkedIn: How to have Confidence & Power when using LinkedIn

Speaker: (Rob "YB" Youngblood)

For nearly 25 years Rob "YB" Youngblood has leveraged his Communication, Leadership and Networking skills to create awareness, empower leaders, promote philanthropy, and facilitate connections that produce outstanding outcomes. As a Strategic Consultant YB empowers Solopreneurs, Speakers, Sales Professionals and College Students to overcome their fear of selling and become a Sales Magnet by leveraging LinkedIn to attract their ideal client. In many circles, I am known as The LinkedIn Locksmith. Attend this event to learn why LinkedIn is the platform you want to invest your time into if you are serious about attracting speaking opportunities. This webinar will enhance Speakers awareness, confidence and power when using LinkedIn, while offering insight on how to attract opportunities. This training has passed but is now available to all BSN Silver Members in the  "Silver Members Only Section". If you are not yet a Silver Member learn more or upgrade to BSN Silver click here


Classes On-Demand (Watch Now) 

Unlock the Power of Social Media (Tammira Lucas) 

Does leveraging social media effectively to grow your speaking business still stress you out? Learning the tools, tips and strategies to grow your business online can be a challenge for any entrepreneur. At Black Speakers Network, we host free monthly webinars just like this one our members just like this one. To receive notifications of future webinars, click here

 

5 Common Mistakes Speakers Make With Their Speaker Proposals (Aurora Gregory)

We have all been there...you find the perfect event that has your target audience. Your content is ready, your slides are ready, you are ready but there is just one problem; you still need to Get Picked To Speak! Aurora Gregory knows the feeling all to well. She is the co-author of the book Get Picked: Tips, Tricks and Tools for Creating Irresistible Speaker Proposals. Some of the biggest brands in business have worked with her to get their message right, create communications programs that connect with target audiences and set marketing strategies – all achieving stellar results. At Black Speakers Network, we host free monthly webinars just like this one our members just like this one. To receive notifications of future webinars, click here