Speaking and presenting are super effective ways to bring business in the door. (Skeptical? For all the reasons speaking can ramp up ROI, check out my three part series on speaking engagements.) Done right, you’ll put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into a presentation. There’s the pitching, the planning, the rehearsal, the travel,…

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Hello and welcome back for Part 3 of The Speaking Series. In part 1, I laid out the reasons why speaking is such a powerful way to market yourself as a consultant, and the business building benefits of speaking programs for professional service firms. Part 2 was the proof – I shared results from three…

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Try a little experiment with me, will you? Search for your own name on Google.  What results pop up? Chances are, your LinkedIn profile is near or the top of the results page. (Unless you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, which means you need to get busy creating yours!) When Google’s algorithm determines what search…

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