could that be real?

Hi friend!

I’ve just seen something really weird and I decided to ask you whether that is real or not. Just take a look open message

Warmly, Susan Coates

a MUST listen for ALL speakers


You really MUST listen to this podcast post from NSA if you are serious about speaking professoinally. The first part is an interview with a speakers bureau out of Dallas, TX.


This is a fabulous post. It not only explains what I do and how a bureau works, but also about what many speakers do WRONG in their marketing. Those are just the first two interviews. Third is about sales. And more about NSA.

Susan Coates

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