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Cashing in as a contingency speaker

What is a contingency speaker and how do I promote myself as one? A contingency speaker is a “backup” for an event by the planner or other hiring party in case a speaker is a no-show, or cancels due to an emergency or sickness. If the planner is empty-handed for an important speaking slot, it […]

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Market yourself as a strong contingency speaker

Market yourself as a strong contingency speaker

It starts with a thank you. Yes! When you don’t get the gig, send a nice follow up letter anyway to thank them for their consideration and that you’re sorry to hear you weren’t chosen for the event as a speaker. Let them know you would be pleased to make yourself available as a contingency […]

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