9 little details to remember on the day of your conference talk
January 26, 20205 min read
The worst part about nerves is that they can make you forget tiny details. Remembering the little things can really elevate the talk experience for your attendees.
8 nitty gritty tips for creating valuable slides
January 18, 20208 min read
Here are some specific, practical tips for creating slides that your audience will get the most out of.
So you want to start conference speaking? Submit that CFP!
January 11, 20203 min read
When filling out the actual CFP, the golden rule is to read and follow all of the guidelines.
So you want to start conference speaking? Choose confs to apply to
January 10, 20204 min read
Now that you’ve found a list of conferences with open applications, how do you pick which ones to submit to?
So you want to start conference speaking? Find open CFPs
January 09, 20203 min read
This post compiles a list of resources I use and like to find open conference CFPs.
So you want to start conference speaking? Choose your headshot
January 08, 20203 min read
The key to a good headshot is a high resolution, square, color photo with a plain background.
So you want to start conference speaking? Write your speaker bio
January 07, 20203 min read
Think of your speaker bio as your own personal abstract.
So you want to start conference speaking? Craft an abstract
January 06, 20204 min read
After you have an idea, the next step is to create an abstract that succinctly explains the talk and grabs the audience's (and conference organizers’) attention.
So you want to start conference speaking? Start with an idea
January 05, 20203 min read
You are 110% qualified to be a conference speaker because everyone has a perspective to share. Whether you have decades of experience or you’re just getting started in your field, your unique perspective is valuable to an audience.