Speaker Support

Fees and Commissions for Speakers

Discover how SpeakerMatch ensures no commissions or additional fees for speakers. Keep 100% of your earnings and enjoy unlimited job applications. Learn more about our transparent fee structure and comprehensive tools for speakers.

Resolving the "Browser localStorage is full" Error

Learn how to resolve the "Browser localStorage is full" error on SpeakerMatch. Follow these steps to clear localStorage and browser cache to fix the issue. Visit our support page for detailed instructions.

How SpeakerMatch Helps Speakers Get Found by Meeting Planners and Event Organizers

Discover how SpeakerMatch helps speakers increase visibility and connect with meeting planners. Build a professional online presence, showcase your expertise, and use our tools to get noticed. No guarantees on bookings, but we provide everything to enhance your chances.

How to Improve Your Chances of Hearing Back from Event Organizers

Understanding the Dynamics Between Speakers and Event Organizers In the evolving landscape of professional speaking, the dynamics between speakers and event organizers are pivotal. A common question we encounter revolves around the responsiveness of event organizers to speaker applications. Understandably, many of you are eager to hear back about your applications, especially after dedicating time to tailor your proposals for gigs that spark your passion. Event Organizer Responsiveness: A Mixe...

How do I edit my profile?

itle: How to Edit Your SpeakerMatch Profile H1: Step-by-Step Guide to Updating Your SpeakerMatch Profile Editing your SpeakerMatch profile is essential to present yourself in the best possible light to meeting planners and event organizers. Here’s a guide on why each section matters and how to update them: Steps to Edit Your Profile - Log into your Member Center: Access your account by logging in with your credentials at https://speakermatch.com/login. - Navigate to Profile: Click on "Profil...

Finding Your Blog Feed URL

Learn how to find your blog feed URL to embed your blog on SpeakerMatch. Follow our step-by-step guide to locate and share your blog feed, increasing your visibility and reach. Visit our support page for more details.

How do I login to the SpeakerMatch Member Center to access my account?

From the SpeakerMatch home page, you'll see a button at the upper right corner. If you're already logged in, it says Member Center. Just click that. If you aren't already logged in, it will say Login. Just click that and login. You can always login to your SpeakerMatch Member Center to access your account directly by going here: https://speakermatch.com/members.

Profile Widget

We've got a great widget you can use to show your profile on any other website! Here's what it looks like: View My SpeakerMatch Profile All it takes is 2 lines of code to use this on any other website. Just place the widget code on your site anywhere between the <body> tags (or ask your webmaster) to add a widget button. This will also work on any third-party sites which allow JavaScript code. You'll find your unique widget code in your Member Center at the bottom of the [Profile menu]...

Job Application Tips

You significantly increase your chances of a positive result when you take time to craft a tailored response to a specific meeting planner. Just like any job application, you want to select opportunities where you feel you're an ideal fit. It's up to you to communicate to the meeting planner just how you're a great fit. That often means pleasantly persistent follow-up. Meeting planners are evaluating multiple candidates. The one who shines the most is going to get the job. If it seems like you'...

Adding a Primary Category

How to Request Adding a Primary Category to the SpeakerMatch Directory We strive to keep our directory comprehensive and relevant to meet the diverse needs of our speakers and event organizers. We understand that new and emerging topics might not always fit into our existing primary categories. If you find that your topic of expertise doesn't align with our current categories and you believe it warrants its own primary category, we’re here to help! Steps to Request a New Primary Category 1. R...

How do I disable the "Related Videos" YouTube adds to my embedded video?

There's a nifty little trick to disable the related videos from other sites that YouTube shows when your video is finished playing: Just add &rel=0 to the url YouTube provides. That's it! No more videos from others showing up at the end of your video! NOTE: YouTube does still show other videos from your channel.

How many bookings does SpeakerMatch have every month?

We understand that knowing the number of bookings is crucial for speakers. Here's an overview of how our booking system works and what you can expect. Monthly Engagements and Job Board Dynamics Job Board - Engagements Posted Monthly: We typically have 30-60 new engagements posted each month on our job board. - Variety of Opportunities: - 32%: Low-fee and no-fee engagements (under $500). - 68%: Higher-fee engagements: - 48% $501 - $1,500 - 12% $1,501 - $2,500 - 4% $2,501 - $5,000 - 4% over $...

How many speakers get booked through SpeakerMatch?

SpeakerMatch is a unique platform that doesn't operate like a traditional speakers bureau. Instead of representing speakers or planners, we act as a channel for speakers to communicate directly with event planners. We provide a comprehensive suite of tools and services designed to help you build and sustain a successful speaking business. What SpeakerMatch Offers For Speakers - Professional Online Presence: Create a complete and professional online profile optimized for major search engines l...

Information for Foreign Speakers Visiting the U.S.

Non-immigrant visas are issued to allow a foreign national to come to the U.S. for a short period of time for a specific purpose. If you are traveling to attend a conference or convention, you may be able to apply for a B-1 business visitor visa. Key Points for International Speakers: - Purpose and Duration: The B-1 visa is typically used for business-related activities such as attending conferences, meetings, or conventions. It allows you to stay in the U.S. for a limited time, usually up to ...

Exploring the SpeakerMatch Network: How Many Speakers and Planners Are Involved?

At SpeakerMatch, our mission is to connect talented speakers with event planners and organizers. Our network is robust and ever-growing, consisting of a diverse array of professionals who bring unique perspectives and expertise to a variety of events. Our Network Speakers Our network boasts thousands of speakers, primarily from the United States. These professionals cover a wide range of topics, from motivational speaking and business coaching to health and wellness, technology, education, an...

Do Event Organizers Provide Feedback on Specific Applications/Speakers?

Understanding Feedback from Event Organizers on SpeakerMatch General Feedback from Event Organizers We encourage event organizers to share feedback about their overall experience with our platform. This includes general impressions of the speakers they encounter and the applications they review. While we sometimes ask for feedback on specific applicants, it is usually within the broader context of many speakers to maintain a fair and comprehensive evaluation process. Why Specific Feedback is ...

What is SpeakerMatch?

Discover SpeakerMatch For Speakers SpeakerMatch is a marketing and leads service designed to connect speakers with event planners. Unlike traditional speakers bureaus, we don't represent speakers or planners. Instead, we provide a platform for direct communication between them. Our service is commission-free for active members and offers a suite of tools to help speakers build a professional online presence. This includes videos, audio, pictures, documents, and testimonials, all optimized for ...

What are the differences between Silver, Gold, and Platinum subscription plans?

Explore the features of SpeakerMatch's Silver, Gold, and Platinum membership plans. Enjoy no additional fees, unlimited applications, enhanced SEO, and comprehensive profile management tools to increase your visibility and bookings.

How do I add a profile picture?

Steps to Add a Profile Picture Adding a profile picture enhances your visibility and helps make a strong first impression. Follow these steps to upload your profile picture on SpeakerMatch: 1. Log into your [Member Center](https://speakermatch.com/members) 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 - have a file type of .png or .jpg - have a minimum height and w...

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. - Upload your video to a video sharing website if it is not already. YouTube and Vimeo are the most common services used and are both free. - Copy the embed code: - If on YouTube: It's not necessary to use the full YouTube embed code if your video is publicly available. Just paste in the public URL for...

Choosing a Custom URL

What is This Custom URL All About? A URL is human-readable text that helps to identify the content on a web page. All SpeakerMatch profile pages are located under this URL structure: https://www.speakermatch.com/profile/ Your custom URL is the part that follows that structure, in this format: https://www.speakermatch.com/profile/firstname-lastname Setting your SpeakerMatch Custom URL will provide you with a unique web address for your SpeakerMatch profile. So, when planners come across your ...

Do I need a video to get started?

Getting Started on SpeakerMatch: No Video? No Problem! SpeakerMatch caters to speakers at all stages of their careers, including those just starting out. We understand that as an emerging speaker, you might not have a video or demo reel ready yet. But don’t let that stop you from signing up and promoting yourself on our platform! The Role of Video in Your Profile While having a speaker video or demo reel can be beneficial for promoting yourself, it’s important to note that it’s not a strict r...