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Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem, M.Ed.
Assisting clients to create and maintain the personal and professional relationships they desire is the focus of Marilyn's work. Her direct approach to identifying problems, teaching life skills, and implementing solutions has mad...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing and disseminating information to help journalists, editors and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background information and comment on a wide...
Speakers Gold
Speakers Gold, the Five Star bureau, represents some of the world's top speaking talent. We take your request very seriously and match you with the right speaker within your budget. We purposely have a small roster and represent o...

News Releases

Email scam which targets professional speakers
2009-08-13
Sources
An email scam targetting professional speakers is making the rounds. The NSA, a British speakers' association reports that the scam has been aimed at its members. Speakers listed with SOURCES - www.so...
Former British MP George Galloway speaks in Vancouver Nov. 22
2010-11-02
Seriously Free Speech Committee
Former British MP George Galloway speaks in Vancouver Nov. 22 as part of a national tour on Palestine, Afghanistan, and free speech, especially the Harper government's attempts to ban him for purely p...
Sources welcome The Career Council
2009-01-30
The Career Council
The Career Council creates Key Candidates through confidence building techniques and skills of resume building, role-playing, counselling and advice.
Sources welcomes Adam Strimaitis, Author of The Millionaire Moron
2008-12-13
Adam Strimaitis, Author of The Millionaire Moron
Sources welcomes a new member: Adam Strimaitis, Author of The Millionaire Moron. Adam Strimaitis is an author, professional speaker and corporate trainer.
Sources welcomes Anne Day -- Company of Women
2009-04-24
Anne Day -- Company of Women
Anne Day is the Founder of Company of Women, an organization that supports, connects and promotes women in business through monthly events, online and print directory, an extensive website, annual con...
Sources welcomes Dr. Dena Churchill
2010-07-05
Dr. Dena Churchill
Sources welcomes a new member: Dr. Dena Churchill. Dr. Dena Churchill is a speaker, consultant, chiropractor and author of the book, Divinity In Divorce: The Power in Gratitude and Love.
Sources welcomes Valerie Jones
2009-01-30
Valerie Jones, M.B.A., Speaker, Social Networking, E-Commerce Expert, Grand
Sources welcomes a new member: Valerie Jones, M.B.A., Speaker, Social Networking, E-Commerce Expert, GrandandToyEmpower.com.
Sources welcomes Wendy Moore-MacQueen
2009-05-25
Wendy Moore-MacQueen, Author, Speaker and President of Mormac Brand Re-engi
Sources welcomes a new member: Wendy Moore-MacQueen, Author, Speaker and President of Mormac Brand Re-engineering.
Telling Her Story: Speaker Series
2009-09-02
Anne Day -- Company of Women
On October 14th at the Guelph Delta Hotel, as a part of the Company of Women Rogers sponsored speaker series, â##Telling Her Storyâ## is the second of three â##Connect, Communicate, Createâ## series e...

Sources Select Resources

Achieving Success as a professional speaker
Article
2009
Sources
Attaining success as a professional speaker is no easy matter! Talent and hard work are absolute musts. And, another absolute is EXPOSURE # success as a professional speaker depends on promoting yours...
The Benefits of Professional Speaking
Fillmore, Cathleen
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
No matter how good you are, you'll still have something to learn or some new set of skills to acquire.
Building on the Emotional Experience of the Brand
Linking Individual Brands With the Brand of a Convention or Event
Saxby, David
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
As professional speakers, we each seek to create our own brand. However, in today's marketplace, aligning everything we do with the brand of the convention or event will assist us in fulfilling the ex...
Don't neglect your presentation skills
Bender, Peter Urs
Article
1999
Sources
Do not wait until you are about to present. It's not worth the stress, or to risk looking like a fool. Take time to prepare.
Expand your knowledge by getting advice from the experts!
Article
2001
Sources
Public opinion plays a key role in government spending decisions, and one of the most effective ways to influence public opinion is through the media. A single appearance on television, for example, g...
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
Article
Sources
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
Gain Clients (and Earn Money) By Speaking Engagements
Fillmore, Cathleen
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
One of the best way to get new clients is by speaking to organizations. There's something about the immediacy of being in front of people that has great spin-off benefits. So whether you do it for the...
Getting your story into the media
Article
Sources
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Going to the Public -- Ten public speaking tips
Czarnecki, Al
Article
1998
Sources
Advice on effective public speaking.
Helping you reach the media
How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Article
Sources
Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
Mastering the Teleprompter
Novis, Melanie
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
Mastering the teleprompter can be learned by using ten easy steps.
Professional Speakers: Create Brilliant Marketing Material
Fillmore, Cathleen
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
Speakers really find it difficult to talk about themselves in glowing terms but that's exactly what you need to do. Put your words on paper in a way that really reflects your brilliance.
Professional Speakers: To Market, To Market!
Fillmore, Cathleen
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
Your positioning defines your market. Once you've decided on exactly what you stand for, you are now clear about who wants to hear you speak.
Professional Speakers: What's on Your Menu of Services?
Fillmore, Cathleen
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
As a professional speaker, you need to offer more than simply a keynote or two to your clients. But you don't want to offer so many different things in different forms that you confuse your client.
Public Speaking: Overcoming The Fear
Brunger, Karen
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
Tips for overcoming anxiety.
Review: Your Guide to Public Speaking
Coburn, Jean
Article
1997
Sources
A no-nonsense guide to public speaking.
7 Tips for Effective Speeches
Bender, Peter Urs
Article
1996
Sources
How to make your speeches more effective.
6 Keys to Becoming a Six Figure Speaker
Fillmore, Cathleen
Article
2008
Sources HotLink
Rather than ask what the hot topics are, ask yourself what you want to say and then find the fit you're looking for.
Smooth Talking! Explore the Paid Speaking Market
Fillmore, Cathleen
Article
2005
Sources
Becoming a professional speaker.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
Article
Sources
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...
The Sources HotLink
Website
1996
Sources
A website and newsletter dealing with media relations strategies.
Sources media training
Article
Sources
Media training to ensure that you are ready to handle media interviews. Topics include Message making, Staying newsworthy, Safe spokesperson techniques, Preparation and relaxation techniques, Media et...
Sources Select Speakers
Website
Sources
Speakers available to take media calls about their area of expertise, and available for speaking engagements.
Speaking of Success
Join your colleages in Sources
Article
2012
Sources
Speaking to the Media
A special report from Sources with articles from The Sources HotLink
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2005
Sources
Being seen, heard, and quoted in the media is perhaps the quickest, best, and most lasting way for a speaker to become better known and more sought after. This booklet offers advice on handling media ...
Top Ten Things to do Before a Presentation or Speech
Bonner, Dr. Allan
Article
2006
Sources
Why Buyers Don't Choose You
Fillmore, Cathleen
Article
2010
Sources HotLink
Positioning is basically how you differentiate yourself in the marketplace. The most powerful positioning addresses your prospects' (often unspoken) needs. It appeals to the emotions first, then the i...

Sources Bookshelf

Canadian Public Speaking
Novis, Melanie
Book
2003
Doing & Saying the Right thing
Bonner, Allan
Book
2004
Professional risk and crisis management.
Online PR and Social Media for Experts, Authors, Consultants, and Speakers
Develop your reputation, get found, and attract a following
Craig, Randall M.
Book
2009
Professionally Speaking
Getting Ahead in Business and Life Through Effective Communicating
Wilder, Lilyan
Book
1986
Guidelines for effective communication, including media interviews and speeches.
The Six Figure Speaker
Formula for a Six-Figure Income as a Professional Speaker
Fillmore, Cathleen
Book
2008
A guide for professional speakers with strategies for success.
Sources.com
Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Website
1977
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
Speaking to the Media
A special report from Sources with articles from The Sources HotLink
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2005
Being seen, heard, and quoted in the media is perhaps the quickest, best, and most lasting way for a speaker to become better known and more sought after. This booklet offers advice on handling media ...

Media

Company Magazine
Aimed at women in business, the small, digest-size magazine is jam-packed with useful information for women, with articles on sales, marketing, communication, relationships, work, money and more. It i...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Department of National Defence
Canada's armed forces are active across Canada and around the world in a wide range of roles and activities. These include: defence of Canada, international alliances, support to federal departments, ...


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