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Favorite Links

Here are links to coaching-related sites, and a variety of sites that might be of interest to speakers and others interested in personal and business success.

Speaker/bureau associations

MVP Seminars - Speakers Bureau - A leading nationwide provider of business training seminars and inspirational/motivational keynote speakers.

Celebrity Speakers - Australia - Public and Motivational speakers, achievers and celebrities for events and conferences. Australia's leading speakers bureau for informed advice and bookings.

Eco Speakers - EcoIQ operates EcoSpeakers.com to promote speakers for conferences, meetings, training programs, and community, business, and university speaker series.

Toastmasters - weekly, international meetings for public speaking techniques.

National Speakers Association - a professional organization for emerging and experienced speakers.

Coaching organizations

International Coaching Federation - The International Coach Federation is a non-profit, professional organization of personal and business coaches. We exist to build, support ↦ preserve the integrity of the coaching profession.

Publishing organizations

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers - ASCAP is the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, a membership association of over 100,000 composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. ASCAP's function is to protect the rights of its members by licensing and paying royalties for the public performances of their copyrighted works.

Small Publishers Association of North America - home of authors, self-publishers and independent presses. Your one-stop online resource for publishing profits and book marketing know-how.

BookSurge - BookSurge LLC, an Amazon.com company, is a pioneer in self-publishing, on-demand printing and inventory-free fulfillment services. Offering unique publishing opportunities and access for authors and publishers, BookSurge boasts an unprecedented number of authors whose work has resulted in book deals with traditional publishers as well as successful authorpreneurs who enhance or build a business from their professional expertise.

Newsletters

SpeakerNetNews - a weekly email newsletter for exchange of tips and advice for speakers.

The Innovative Professional (Tip's) - Filled with inspiration, motivational nuggets, and proven, practical tips for building your business, making money, and living the life you really want!

Publishing Poynters - Dan Poynter's book and information-marketing news and ideas biweekly newsletter.

Successful Meetings Magazine - educates about meetings, conventions, and incentive travel industries. Hot news about industry events, issues and people, destination and package-deal updates, and how-to information for meeting planners.

Meetings & Conventions Online - offers how-to stories, destination reports, industry news, career strategies and coverage of personal issues that make the demanding job of planning meetings a little bit easier.

Microsoft PowerPoint MVP - Indezine is about PowerPoint techniques, tutorials, reviews, interviews, etc. It's also home to the bi-weekly PowerPoint ezine.