How the professional cruise ship speaker can improve web skills

ByBill Belew

How the professional cruise ship speaker can improve web skills

Cruise Ship Speaker - Belew

Cruise Ship Speaker – Belew

Professional speakers, on cruise ships and otherwise need some fundamental web skills.

And the better they are at those web skills, the better they will do their jobs – entertain, educate or persuade their audience.

Fortunately, there are not that many web skills that are necessary. Or are there? You tell me.

The most important web skill I can think of is SEARCH.

More than anything the professional speaker needs good current and relevant information. Gone are the days a speaker can pull everything out of their internal reservoirs.

Example – History hasn’t changed. But what we know of the past has increased.

Another web skill that is needed by the professional speaker is WEB PRESENCE BUILDING. Building online presences that are searchable for clients is what I do in my ‘other life.’ It is no good to be ‘online’ and not be findable. Knowing how to be found is essential. You can read more at BillBelew.com or stick around here while I tell SpeakOnCruse readers how to do it over time. Your call.

A third skill is ONLINE NETWORKING. I am not a super fan of social networking. I do, however, have a presence on

Facebook,

Google+

LinkedIn

and Twitter.

I have a significant presence on each, and sure enough, I get contacted at various times via one or more of those mediums. In future posts, I will dive in to how to create these if the reader doesn’t already know.

What am I missing? How are your web skills?

 

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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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