Public speaking has moved out of the limelight in recent years as online marketing continues to gain prominence in the industry. The Conversation Agent, Valeria Maltoni, talks about the value of public speaking, how she uses public speaking to establish herself as an authority in her space, and how you can get over your stage jitters and do it, too. Connect with Valeria and Alex on Twitter @ConversationAge and @TechAlly, respectively.
Here are some important points worth your attention:
1:20: Valeria explains how she used public speaking to jumpstart her career and professional development.
2:42: The edge public speaking can give you over those who stick solely to online marketing efforts.
3:20: Valeria shares some of the benefits she has experienced from public speaking.
4:19: The benefits of going to an event rather than getting information solely online.
8:42: Valeria explains how to rise to a position of authority so people begin seeking you out to speak publicly.
9:47: Valeria explains how she landed her first gig.
10:40: The makings of great and terrible speeches.
14:40: On getting over stage fright.
17:35: How you can find Valeria online and book her to speak.