Your Network is Your Net Worth by Orly AmorOh, we don’t need to network for public speaking because nobody is going to hire us at a networking event. Who is going to hire us? Who is going to help us get gigs?”

{3:24 minutes to read}  Just like calling event planners or going after your niche market, you have to know how to network in order to get people to talk about you and what you do. Read More


There are no Seasons in Public Speaking by Orly Amor{3:30 minutes to read}  If you are anything like me, you are tired of hearing “…after the holidays” or “…after the New Year” from potential clients. In my head, I am always intrigued by that, wondering:

Do people just stop working between Halloween and January 2nd or during the summer after July 4th?” Read More


A. S. S. U. M. E. by Orly Amor

{3 minutes to read}  My lesson today is “do not assume.”  It’s been a running joke for as long as I can remember: Do not assume because when you do, you make an ASS of U and ME. I have jokingly repeated this phrase many times. Read More


The Difference Between a Media Sheet and a Speaker Sheet - Part 2 by Orly AmorThe Speaker Sheet

{7 minutes to read}  As I said in my previous blog there’s a science behind the speaker sheet.

The Speaker Sheet contains much of the same information as the media sheet, except for all the media-based items. There is no need for them, as event planners are not as impressed by the fact that you were on Fox News or the cover of the Huffington Post magazine. They just don’t care about the fact that you met Sr. Richard Bronson or Oprah. Read More


Public Speaking: The Money is There! by Orly Amor{3:06 minutes to read} About 5 years ago, I was at a conference and ran into a couple of public speaker colleagues. As we chatted, I mentioned that I had been paid for my speech. “You got paid? How did you do that?

What many speakers don’t realize is that they can make good money giving their talks. The question is, are they willing to do the work? Read More


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