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5 Tips on Nailing Your First Speaking Gig

Learn how to prep for any media-related speaking engagement.

- March 5, 2014
I stand outside the lecture hall with my laptop bag while a small crowd gathers in the hallway around me. We're at the Self-Employment in the Arts Conference in Springfield, Missouri, and we're waiting for the current session to end so we can file into the classroom for the 1 p.m. session on writing for the web.

This time, I'm not an attendee of this conference. I'm a speaker, and the web writing session is mine.

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