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Which TEDx Events are Best?

Some TEDx events can make you look like a rockstar, while others can make you look like a complete amateur.  But many people don’t know that there IS a drastic difference in TEDx event quality. And event quality is one of the biggest factors in how easily you can become a TEDx speaker and the benefits you get from the…

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TEDx Call For Speakers Tool

**If you want to get a list of TEDx events looking for speakers in your country/state (and never miss a deadline) — keep reading…I developed a tool to quickly find TEDx speaker applications for my clients that is now available publicly** You may have run into some roadblocks when trying to find TEDx events to speak at: You can’t find…

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How to Do a TED Talk

What’s Different About a TED-Style Talk? The unique “TED Talk style”  is driven by several factors: Length (Talks are less than 18min) Broad audience. (Most of the audience for a talk are generally curious people, which differs from unfilmed events targeted at a specific industry) Talks are filmed (so the audience isn’t mainly in the room – they’re watching your…

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How to Start a TED Talk

If you can’t get your intro right, people may not even watch the rest of your TED Talk. This article will show you some ways to begin a TED Talk (with example TED Talks) to help you create an attention-grabbing opener for your talk. How is a TED Talk Introduction Different than Other Talks? Imagine if people got up and…

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What Makes a Good TED Talk?

A good TED Talk is one that: Reaches a lot of people Causes them to take action (not just applaud) Creates real results for the speaker (paid speaking, book deal, coaching clients, and soon) With those criteria in mind, here are the factors that control how good your TED Talk is. Factors that Affect The Results of a TED Talk…

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