Speaker Support

How many bookings does SpeakerMatch have every month?

It's important to note that due to the nature of the SpeakerMatch service it is impossible to know the exact number of paid opportunities. Most often, organizers will search our directory, find a speaker, and book them without ever letting us know. With that said, we do receive 20-50 engagements per month listed as an open call for speakers that are then emailed out to our members based on expertise. 60% of these listings are for low-fee and no-fee engagements (under $500), while the remaining ...

How many speakers get booked through SpeakerMatch?

SpeakerMatch does not operate like a traditional speakers bureau. We don't represent speakers or planners, per say. Instead we are a channel for you to communicate directly with the event planners. SpeakerMatch offers a suit of tools and services to help you build a sustainable speaking business. Through SpeakerMatch, you can create a complete and professional online web presence that is optimized for the major search engines like google and bing. We enable you to add videos, audio, pictures, do...

A video I embedded in my profile shows up on top of the menu bar

If you embedded a YouTube video in your biography, it may not scroll properly -- it might scroll OVER the menu bar on your public profile. It's easy to fix, though. You just need to add the following to the YouTube URL in the iFrame embed code: _?wmode=transparent_ Example iFrame code: <iframe title=”YouTube video player” width=”525″ height=”325″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/VoVrijCoM1k” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Code With Fix Applied: <iframe title=”YouTube...

Do you ask event organizers to provide feedback on particular applications/speakers?

We ask event organizers utilizing SpeakerMatch to provide us feedback regarding their overall experience--which includes some general feedback on the caliber of speakers they come across and the applications they receive. We may ask about a particular applicant, but within the context of many speakers.

How many speakers and planners do you have?

Our network consists of thousands of speakers and thousands of planners. We have no contracts and make it easy for members to come and go as they need. To learn more or to get started, visit http://www.speakermatch.com/members/signup/

What is SpeakerMatch?

SpeakerMatch is a marketing/leads service for speakers and does not operate like a traditional speakers bureau. We don't represent speakers or planners, per say. Instead we are a channel for planners to communicate directly with you (the speaker). As such, we do not screen candidates for event organizers. Any bookings a speaker receives through SpeakerMatch are commission free as long as he/she is an active member. SpeakerMatch not only offers speaking opportunities, but a suit of tools and ser...

What are the differences between Silver, Gold, and Platinum service?

Silver Memberships Include: * Pay NO additional fees or commissions if you get booked! * A listing in our Speaker Showcase * Personalized online profile pages with a custom URL * Receive requests directly from meeting planners * Receive email notifications of available speaking opportunities * Edit your personal profile pages at any time * Get noticed by hundreds of meeting planners and industry professionals * FREE MARKETING and publicity: piggyback on SpeakerMatch advertising and pro...

How do I add a profile picture?

To add a picture to your profile, please follow these steps. 1. Log into your Member Center 2. In the menu bar click "My Profile Picture" located under "Profile" 3. Follow options to select the photo you'd like to use NOTE: Your photo file has to be all of the following * be smaller than 1500 KB * have a file type of .png or .jpg * have a minimum height and width of at least 200px * and have a maximum height and width of no more than 1500px If you need help you can send your photo to ...

How do I add video to my profile?

Adding a video to your SpeakerMatch profile is easy! Even though each video sharing service has minor differences, the following steps will walk you through the general process. If you'd like your YouTube video to not show up in your public YouTube library: Be sure to set your video to "Unlisted" (not "Private"). Making it "Private" will prevent anyonefrom accessing your video, even if it's embedded. 1) Upload your video to a video sharing website if it is not already. YouTube and Vimeo are ...