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The Voice


IABC Ottawa’s Premier Programming for Marketers, Communicators, and Creative Advertisers Everywhere

IABC Ottawa’s premier podcast for marketers, communicators, and creative advertisers. Join hosts Sarah Turnbull and Sherry Aske as they provide expert insights and practical tips with the help of some of North America’s leading marketing professionals.

Sarah Turnbull is a media professional based in Ottawa. She currently writes and produces for CTV News’ parliamentary bureau. Prior to this, Sarah helped launch a national podcast network under the banner of The 2020 Network, which hosted five shows focused on policy and current affairs.

Sherry Aske is a digital storyteller, podcast host, and former CBC Ottawa producer and journalist. She's now working as a communications and social media advisor for the public service.

Mar 26, 2013

Public speaking has moved out of the limelight in recent years as online marketing continues to gain prominence in the industry. The Conversation Agent, Valeria Maltoni, talks about the value of public speaking, how she uses public speaking to establish herself as an authority in her industry, and how you can get over your stage jitters and do it, too. Connect with Valeria and Alex on Twitter @ConversationAge and @TechAlly, respectively. 
Here are some important points worth your attention:
1:20: Valeria explains how she used public speaking to jumpstart her career and professional development. 
2:42: The edge public speaking can give you over those who stick solely to online marketing efforts. 

3:20: Valeria shares some of the benefits she has experienced from public speaking.

4:19: The benefits of going to an event rather than getting information solely online. 

8:42: Valeria explains how to rise to a position of authority so people begin seeking you out to speak publicly.

9:47: Valeria explains how she landed her first gig.

10:40: The makings of great and terrible speeches. 

14:40: On getting over stage fright.

17:35: How you can find Valeria online and book her to speak.