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We are developing two sister plugins for professional speakers.
- MySpeakingEvents is an event calendar designed to show off previous gigs and get more attendees to future events.
MySpeakingPage is a special page cleverly designed to get the attention of event managers.
They can work as standalone plugins or integrate together to help you grow your audiences, get more gigs and make more money.
MySpeakingPage helps you get more gigs by showing off your expertise, testimonials, and more.
Customizable "Book To Speak" Button
Make it easy for event planners to book you with MySpeakingEvents' customizable "call to action" button. You pick the text ("Invite Liz to Speak") and where the button goes (www.example.com/form).
YouTube & Vimeo Integration
Show off samples of your speaking in style. Don't have a promo video for your speaking yet? No problem. You can easily substitute a photo (an action image of you speaking in front of an audience works best).
Speakers Bureau Integration
Do you have an agency who handles your bookings for you? No problem. MySpeakingPage can integrate with your speakers bureau website.
High Resolution Headshots & Bio
The two things every event planner asks for you to email them are your photo and your bio. MySpeakingPage puts those often-requested items on a silver platter. No email required. You can even show off high resolution versions of your headshots that may not fit in an email.
Great Looking Testimonials
MySpeakingPage makes it easy to add testimonials. It also makes those testimonials look great with optional photos, titles and more.
All-Around Easy Audio Samples
Do you have some recordings of talks you would like to share? Just click "add audio sample" and MySpeakingPage will handle the rest for you. MSP creates a special audio player where your visitors can listen with a click. Easy for you. Easy for your visitors.
If you have MySpeakingEvents installed, you can easily show off both upcoming events and past events right there on your speaking page.
MySpeakingEvents will help you show off past events, while also helping you attract more people to your future events.
Easy to Use
We built this plugin from the ground up, to be easy to use both for professional speakers wanting to update their websites and for their visitors.
No, Seriously - Easy to Use
Most event calendar plugins have a bunch of features that professional speakers would never use. There are so many buttons, settings and options that it is easier for most speakers to just have nothing. By focusing just on professional speakers, we were able to create something truly special. And, just in case you need extra help, we will have built-in tutorials.
Show Off Future Events
People want to hear you speak. With MySpeakingEvents, they can easily find out where you are speaking next.
Event System Integration
Most professional public speakers don't want to mess with RSVPs, registrations and other logistics. So MySpeakingEvents allows you to easily send users to the correct website where they can sign up or get more info.
Support for Private Events
Do you have a prestigious talk coming up that you want to show off but which is invite only? No problem. Simply mark the event "private" and MySpeakingEvents will handle the rest.
Event Management Made Easy
MySpeakingEvents knows what time it is and will move the events from "upcoming" to "past" for you. So, you need to add an event to your site only once.
Your visitors can add one of your upcoming events to Outlook, iCal or Google Calendar in one click. All of your event information, including the address, will be copied over to their calendar.
Google Maps Integration
Add the address for the event and MySpeakingEvents will find the appropriate Google Map for you.
Social Media Integration
With MySpeakingEvents, your visitors can easily tell their friends about your upcoming gigs on sites like Facebook and Twitter with just one click.
Search Engine Optimization
MySpeakingEvents not only has built-in SEO, but it also "plays nice" with popular SEO plugins like WordPress SEO by Yoast.
Virtual Event Support
Do you want to feature an upcoming webinar or other online event? No problem. MySpeakingEvents works with most major webinar platforms like GoToWebinar, MeetingBurner, AnyMeeting, Instant Presenter and Cisco WebEx.
Book Me To Speak Button (MySpeakingPage Integration)
MySpeakingEvents is fully integrated with MySpeakingPage.
Email Visitors When You Will Be Speaking in Their Area
MySpeakingEvents integrates with MailChimp to allow you to easily notify your email list subscribers when you are going to be speaking in their area. You no longer need to spam your whole list just to email people in a specific region.
The $40 and up backing levels come with MyBookTable. MyBookTable is a bookstore plugin designed specifically for authors. Think of it as the digital equivalent of the book table in the back of the room after you speak.
For more, see the following video:
MyBookTable PRO - Universal Buy Button, Premium Buy Buttons, and Amazon Affiliate Integration.
MyBookTable DEV - Universal Buy Button, Amazon Affiliate Integration, Premium Buy Buttons and Unlimited Site License.
Risks and challenges
Risk #1 Unexpected Delays
The #1 risk for any crowdfunding project is unexpected delays. The problem with unexpected delays is that they are, well, unexpected. The good news is that this is not our first Kickstarter project. MyBookTable shipped on time.
Risk #2 Theme Compatibility
There are a lot of different themes out there. We learned a lot about working with different themes with MyBookTable and while our goal is to support most themes, we cannot guarantee support for all themes.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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