4 Best Practices of Top-notch Professional Cruise Ship Speakers

ByBill Belew

4 Best Practices of Top-notch Professional Cruise Ship Speakers

Cruise Ship Speaker - Belew

Cruise Ship Speaker – Belew

Cruise ship speakers, professional or amateur, come in all sorts of flavors and sizes.

However, top-notch speakers have a few things in common.

There are 4 areas that a speaker must excel in to stand above their competitors.

They are:

1. Being technologically capable – know  your gadgets, including which ones are useful and which aren’t. Know where/when/how to spend your time online. Social networking or social media? What is the best use of your time? Presentation tools – Powerpoint, Keynote, Prezi, Prezo, flip charts, white boards. Do you know what to use when and how to make the most of them?

Related: How to improve networking skills for professional speakers.

2. Knowing best educational practices – ice breakers? Interactivity? One-way lectures? Q & A? Handouts? Homework? Videos? Do you know what to use and when and for whom and for all sizes of audience and levels?

3. Having Expertise – Are you current in your field? Well read? Staying up to date on current events in the industry of your audience and how you are relevant to them? Or do you rely on your history? These days audiences don’t want just good speakers, they want experts in their field who are good speakers. Are you both an expert and a good speaker?

4. Delivering Value – Are you making a positive difference in your listeners’ lives? Are they better off for having given you their time? Do they have real and relevant takeaways? Are you giving them something that only you can? Are you creating followers.

Master these four practices and you will be head and shoulders above the next guy or gal.

How’s it working for you?




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Bill Belew administrator

Bill Belew, PhD, MFA, MSc also has a very interesting career. Bill spent a half dozen years in the US Navy climbing the enlisted ranks and making the jump to Lieutenant where he served as a Surface Warfare, Communications and Intelligence Officer. While aboard ship, in the Navy, he sailed enough nautical miles to circumnavigate the globeAfter his military time, Bill spent nearly 20 years in the Far East – Japan, China, Russia and India where he taught university and created and grew his own language school throughout Japan and Far East Russia.Bill speaks to audiences of all size, countless times yearly. He has a network of 4000+ individuals who follow him in the Silicon Valley Bay Area to learn about Social Media/inbound/content marketing. He is a weekly guest on the Social Network Station broadcast to 90+ countries from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.More than 75,000,000 people have viewed over 125,000,000 pages in his network of sites.Bill is represented by 4 cruise ship agencies that send him, literally, anywhere and everywhere in the world, and is a principal of SpeakOnCruises.com

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