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No. 189: (a) Why “Made-in-Africa” Experts-Who-Speak Are Hard to Find (Hint: And Why YOU Should Become ONE!) (b) One Question to Ask Yourself EVERY 24 Hours to Determine If You’re Using Your Website Profitably – [MP3]!

A few years back, I read an article by a female IT professional who is an internationally recognized speaker from Africa…but whose business is based in the UK. She was complaining about what she called a dearth of “Made-in-Africa” speakers. I agree with her…

Public Speaking is a powerful weapon for achieving high impact business marketing promotion. Compared to conventional marketing, it yields multiple benefits in terms of product sales, name recognition, brand building and more.

So why don’t MORE business owners in Africa use it?

[NOTE TO READER: This newsletter serves experts-who-speak. Starting  Monday 13th April 2015 – it MORPHED in name and content served, to a 2 part Speaking/Web Marketing IDEAS newsletter, to better serve them. You just read a preview to the “Public Speaking IDEAS” part above.]

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No:189

Title: (a) Why “Made-in-Africa” Experts-Who-Speak Are Hard to Find (Hint: And Why YOU Should Become ONE!) (b) One Question to Ask Yourself EVERY 24 Hours to Determine If You’re Using Your Website Profitably – [MP3]!

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1 of 2: PUBLIC SPEAKING: Why “Made-in-Africa” Experts-Who-Speak Are Hard to Find (Hint: And Why YOU Should Become ONE!)

Public Speaking is a powerful weapon for achieving high impact business marketing promotion. Compared to conventional marketing, it yields multiple benefits in terms of product sales, name recognition, brand building and more.

So why don’t MORE business owners in Africa use it?

A few years back, I read an article by a female IT professional who is an internationally recognized speaker from Africa…but whose business is based in the UK.

She was complaining about what she called a dearth of “Made-in-Africa” speakers.

I agree with her.

It is HARD to find experts-who-speak across Africa – at least not like you have them in other climes in all of the SAME fields we practice here!

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’m talking now about the experts-who-speak and NOT  people who only function as professional “motivational speakers”.

We have fashion designers, we have lawyers, and we have doctors, restaurant owners, financial consultants, real estate professionals, farm business owners, IT professionals and many others in various fields.

Some are engaged in provision of services, others retail or wholesale products and some are manufacturers.

They can ALL use public speaking as a business marketing tool IF they know how!

But don’t get me wrong now. There’s nothing wrong with being a motivational speaker.

I’m just saying that this piece is more about people who are hands-on professionals (i.e. practicing professionals in their various fields) adopting public speaking to find more clients and/or earn more income.

My argument is that we need more of the skilled professionals like those mentioned above, to get into the business of public speaking.

That way they can kill two birds with one stone:  they market themselves and at the same time they educate people and add value to them.

Professionals are typically people who are already equipped with experiences and knowledge that can add value to the lives of others in their areas of expertise.

Therefore when they deliver talks or lectures based on what they know, they can help their audience gain improved knowledge and insights to do what they do better.

Doing public speaking WILL give a professional MORE credibility.

It is for this reason that public speaking is a powerful tool that can be used anywhere in the world. Indeed, it has been used – for decades – across the world as a zero cost or very low cost promotional strategy.

For some strange reason not much of that (i.e. experts-who-speak) is happening in Africa.

It is my considered opinion that the main reason for the above is that many independent professionals and business owners are scared of speaking before a formal audience (even when it is ONE person they face), and they need help.

That’s why many of them are NOT very comfortable with the Sales & Marketing that needs to be done to ATTRACT a continuous stream of new buyers or clients for the solutions they offer.

To overcome that problem, they hire employees and push them out to do the marketing for them. Problem is very often those ones get little or no structured guidance on what to do/how, to boost their chances of success.

I am on a mission to help “experts” that are willing break that mental barrier and move to the next level in the productivity as business persons.

To facilitate that process, I offer ideas through this Speaking Ideas/Web Marketing newsletter. In addition, I promote tried and tested speaker learning resources for the consideration of my readers.

To this end, I represent Burt Dubin, who is a renowned and veteran mentor of mentor of some of the highest paid speakers in the world.

This newsletter promotes Burt’s offers.

Go to www.speakingsuccess.com, and you should be able to see on that page, on that home page, my name and a link to his website.

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This newsletter (which I use to promote Burt Dubin’s Speaker Mentoring Products/Services) serves experts-who-speak. Starting today – Monday 13th April 2015 – it has MORPHED in name and content served, to a 2 part Speaking/Web Marketing IDEAS newsletter, to better serve them. You just read the “Public Speaking IDEAS” part above. What follows below is the “Web Marketing IDEAS” part.

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2 of 2: WEB MARKETING: One Question to Ask Yourself EVERY 24 Hours to Determine If You’re Using Your Website Profitably! [FREE 13.5 minute MP3 DOWNLOAD]

The title of the above new podcast is self-explanatory. In 13.5 minutes, I tell you what you should be doing DAILY to make your web marketing succeed…and HOW you should be thinking about what your website should look like, or MORE importantly what the CONTENTS should be, how often it should change, and who it should appeal to!

It’s FREE for all my Web Marketing clients, and ALL members of my Inner Circle as well as for ALL subscribers to THIS newsletter.

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Question: But who is Burt Dubin, and why do I (Tayo K. Solagbade) think you should you learn from him?

Answer: Burt is a 3 decade veteran in the professional speaking business. After achieving top level cross continental success as an expert-speaker, he has established a reputation for mentoring some of the highest paid speakers in the world. He owns SpeakingBizSuccess.com, SpeakingSuccess.com and BurtDubin.com.

Burt helps those he mentors (experts-who-speak) to Position, Package, Promote, and Present* themselves successfully to clients (*He calls them the 4Ps). That’s why it’s no surprise that on Burt’s website, considerable space capital is devoted to useful business marketing articles as well as products.

It might also interest you to know that MANY years back, Burt established himself as one of the best marketing minds in the world. To really put this FACT in proper perspective, I’ll provide more specific details in form of an example.

A few years ago, Burt contributed an article to a powerful publication titled “The Most Effective Articles Ever – By The World’s Top Marketers“. That 574 page ebook features timeless marketing advice from 71 of the world’s top marketers – including Jack Trout, Joe Vitale, Yanik Silver…and Burt Dubin.

That’s ample proof that (in addition to Public Speaking), Burt would be a great resource to learn business marketing from!

Full Disclosure: I represent Burt as Sole Agent for his products/services, which means if YOU buy from him, I get paid.

But that’s NOT the main reason I represent and recommend him. I have benefited in many ways by learning from Burt. Through his writing, his audio recordings, and from directly relating with him.

Before we teamed up in 2011, I’d been studying his work and adapting it to succeed in my work from way back in 2002. It does not matter what part of the world you’re in. If you know how to adapt them to suit your peculiar local needs, Burt’s ideas and strategies WILL work for you. I am living proof of it!

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Tayo K. Solagbade is a Location Independent Performance Improvement Specialist and Multipreneur (i.e. a highly versatile/multi-skilled entrepreneur), with a bias for delivering Best Practice solutions to

Farm Businesses and others.

Since 2002, he has earned multiple streams of income providing individuals and organisations with personal development training and coaching, custom MS Excel-VB solutions, web marketing systems/web hosting,

freelance writing services, and best practice extension support services (for farm business owners).

Tayo is the author of the Self-Development (SD) Bible™ and the popular Livestock Feed Formulation Handbook. He is also the developer of its accompanying Excel-VB driven Ration Formulator™ and the Poultry Farm Manager™ software.

He has delivered talks/papers to audiences in various groups and organisations, including the Centre for Management Development, University of Lagos, Christ Baptist Church, Volunteer Corps, Tantalisers Fast Foods

and others.

In May 2012 he was the Guest Speaker at the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development’s Annual Semester Entrepreneurial Lecture at Yaba College of Technology in Lagos.

On 1st April 2013, Tayo (who reads, write and speaks the French language) relocated to Cotonou, Benin Republic to begin slowly traveling across the West African region.

His key purpose is to deliver talks, seminars

and workshops on his key areas of focus and interest to interested audiences (Email tayo at tksola dot com for details).

In a previous life, before leaving to become self-employed, Tayo served for seven years as a high performing manager in Guinness Nigeria. He rose from Shift Brewer, to Training & Technical Development Manager, and then later acted in senior management roles as Production Manager and Technical Manager.

He is an Associate Member of the UK Institute & Guild of Brewing, a 1997 National Finalist of the Nigerian Institute of Management’s(NIM) Young Managers’ competition, a Certified Psychometric Test Administrator for Psytech UK, innovator of Spontaneous Coaching for Self-Development™ (SCfS-D™), and Founder of the Self-Development Academy Limited.

When he’s not amazing clients with his superhuman skills (wink), Tayo works as the creative force behind his Daily Self-Development Nuggets blog – on which he also publishes his Weekly Public Speaking IDEAS

newsletter(which he uses to promote Burt Dubin’s Public Speaking Mentoring service to experts working across the African continent).

You can connect with him on Twitter @tksola.com and Facebook.

Visit Tayo Solagbade Dot Com, to download over over 10 performance improvement resources to boost your personal and work related productivity.

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On 4th May 2014, Tayo’s 9 year old domain (Spontaneousdevelopment dot com), which hosted his website, was taken over by Aplus.net.

Within a few days however, Tayo used his advanced self-taught web development skills to build a SUPERIOR “reincarnation” of it the website http://www.tayosolagbade.com.

But updates are still ongoing to URLs bearing the old domain name in most of the over 1,000 web pages, and blog posts

he’s published.

If you experience any difficulties finding a page or document, email Tayo at tksola dot com.

Click “Tayo, What Happened to SpontaneousDevelopmentDotCom ?” to read a detailed narrative about how the above event occurred :-))

Here’s an article Tayo wrote, to inspire others to defy adversity, and bounce back to even greater reckoning at what they do EVERY time:

And he wrote the one below, to explain why losing a domain name, no matter how old NO LONGER determines your online success or otherwise:

A Proven Strategy to Find Profitable Buyers Regardless of Your Domain Name

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[IMPORTANT: This blog's contents are being updated following the transfer to www.tayosolagbade.com from my former domain - Spontaneousdevelopment.com. As a result, some parts of it may not work properly for now. Quick Tip: If a link contains "spontaneousdevelopment.com", simply change it to "tayosolagbade.com" - and it should work. This applies to article links as well as image links. Work continues to update the links(in over 500 articles). Tayo K. Solagbade.]

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