Services VSAs Provide to Speakers


There are more than 30 sections in the program covering over 40 services that speakers ask for most.  The Virtual Speaker’s Assistant Training Program will prepare you thoroughly to take care of these speaker requests from your first day!

The Work of the Speaker’s Assistant
I. Managing the Speaker’s Intellectual Property
1-1 Inventory Speaker’s Source Material
1-2 Get Permissions for Material Not Owned by the Speaker
1-3 Coordinate the Trademark and IP Protection Process
1-4 Create Multi-Media Presentations – PowerPoints, Webinars, Streaming Videos
1-5 Create Handouts
1-6 Submit Articles

II. Managing the Speaker’s Marketing and Sales Process
2-1 Handle the Marketing and Sales Process
2-2 Understand and Research the Target Audience and Competition
2-3 Coordinate the Speaker’s Web Site and Media Kit – One sheet, bios, images, press releases, testimonials
2-4 Work with Speaker Prospects
2-5 Produce Blogs, Newsletters and Coordinate Social Networking
2-6 Manage Lead Generation and Outreach – Media, email campaigns

III. Managing the Speaker’s Logistics
3-1 Work with Speakers Bureaus
3-2 Work with Meeting Planners
3-3 Manage Speaker Contracts
3-4 Set Up Travel – airlines, hotels, ground transport
3-5 Coordinate the Physical Logistics of the Speech – meeting room set up, pre-event coordination, day of the event
3-6 Work with Technology – microphones, computers
3-7 Coordinate Videotaping and the Speaker’s Demo Video – videos and podcasts

IV. Managing the Speaker’s Office
4-1 Work with the Speaker
4-2 Set up Administrative Office Procedures
4-3 Handle the Speaker Database of Clients and Prospects
4-4 Manage the Speaker’s Calendar
4-5 Manage Industry Certifications (CSP/NSA)

V. Managing the Speaker’s Products
5-1 Manage the Speaker’s Products and Fulfillment
5-2 Create and Coordinate a Virtual Product Launch
5-3 Sell Products at Events

VI. Marketing VSA Services to Speakers
Get Ready to Marketing to Speakers
6-1 Attract Speakers with Your Web Presence
6-2 Identify Speakers as Business Prospects
6-3 Get Referrals with Personal Networking
6-4 Create Clients from Prospects
6-5 Create Great Client Relationships
6-6 Become a Resource Through Speaking and Writing
6-7 Create Media Opportunities

Still not sure? Take our “I Love Speakers” Quiz before you decide by clicking the link to the left!