Public Speaking Tips to Build Your Small Business

Once you begin to reach a level of success as a business owner you will start to get calls asking you to be a speaker. This can be a great way to get the word out on your business. It can position you as an expert. Think of public speaking as “one to many” networking. ¬†Having said that most people can’t just show up and be an effective speaker. As a matter of fact if you aren’t careful you might hurt your business or at least your personal reputation.¬†As much as I try to avoid it there are times where I find myself sitting in an audience listening to a presentation that is just terrible. This can be due to a number of factors, some that are out of the control of the speaker , but to be honest it’s usually the speaker.