give us your Web site address. And stay
in touch by e-mail a few times a year.
Bureaus are in the relationship business
and we want to get to know you.
When we visit your Web site, we
want to view a high-quality video that
shows us what you really do in front of
an audience. Also, list your clients, your
products and the articles you’ve written.
If we’ve never heard of you before,
we want to know enough to be able to
book you. What makes you an expert or
unique? We sell you, so help us by cre-
ating a site that is easy to navigate and
delivers fast, accurate information.
Anything else we should know?
It’s an honor and a privilege to work
with speakers and meeting planners
to help entertain, educate and inspire
audiences nationwide. And, if we can
make a little money, that’s even better.
Sheila Harris is co-owner of Minneapolis-based Preferred Speakers, the nation’s oldest speakers’ bureau. It finds celebrity entertainers and
inspirational keynote speakers on leadership,
change and motivation, and business for
meetings, seminars, events and conventions.
For more information, visit www.
Molly Cox is a speaker and the
co-author of the book,
Improvise This! How to
Think on Your Feet so You
Don’t Fall on Your Face
(Hyperion 2002). Her inspirational and
educational film, Humor, Health and the
Caregiver, will be released in November
2009 in coordination with National
Caregivers month. Cox can be reached at
firstname.lastname@example.org. For more
information, visit www.mollyspeaks.com.