Author: Kerry Heaps

A seasoned Entrepreneur of 14 years, Kerry Kathleen Heaps is a media maven, hosting two podcasts and publishing two magazines.  She is also the Founder of Pitch like a B*tch Media, an online resource for Entrepreneurs that want to gain more media exposure.  She also owns Book.Speak.Repeat. a speaker submission service helping Speakers gain more PAID speaking engagements. She is the Author of Pitch like a Bitch, Top 10 tips to pitch like a Pro (December 2018) and the Create your own Media series for Podcasting, Publishing and Publicity.  Kerry has an extensive background in Sales, Networking, Recruiting, and Training. She is a former Model who specialized in Trade Show and Print work, and an experienced judge on the beauty pageant circuit. Kerry has interviewed celebrities such as Co-Host of Shark Tank, Barbara Corcoran, Authors Larry Winget, Jeffrey Hayzlett, Former Miss West Virginia and QVC Talk Show host, Kim Parrish and many more successful business entrepreneurs.  She is a sought-after guest for many media outlets.  Kerry loves animals, enjoys photography and is currently mastering the art of speaking French!

Are you prepared to speak for FREE? Top 3 tips to change your speaking model for the association ad trade show market by @KerryHeaps

  Over the past year, the Event industry has changed….alot. This has affected Speakers, especially those that wish to speak to the association and trade markets. With the advent of Hybrid events, Meeting Planners are finding there are even more Speakers to choose from, all with impressive qualifications and presentation skills, most are established professionals […]

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Top 5 Women Speakers to watch in 2021 by @KerryHeaps

We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 Women Speakers to watch in 2021, watch for these ladies coming to a stage near you! Audrey L. Walleser. This mix of Clara Allen-Beth Dutton-Cady Longmire-Elizabeth Cady Stanton-Calamity Jane & Xena is making her way onto the stage with a message of safety and disaster preparedness.  This […]

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Dressing for success….ZOOM style by @KerryHeaps

  Its no secret that meetings have changed, so its only natural to reflect that in your wardrobe.  Waist up is where its at and even though you may be broadcasting from home, you still want to always look and present your best.  Here are 5 tips to help you stay stylish, polished, and presentable […]

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Top 3 reasons you should DOUBLE marketing efforts for your speaking business NOW by @KerryHeaps

by Kerry Heaps  | Featured Contributor These are turbulent times, and the event industry is no exception. If you are considering halting your marketing efforts, here’s three reasons why you shouldn’t. Meeting planners are more accessible.  Even though most people are required to work from home, they are still answering emails and phone calls. After a few […]

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Would you hire you to speak? by @KerryHeaps

by Kerry Heaps  | Featured Contributor Taking inventory of how meeting planners can connect with you. Sometimes we try to protect ourselves from an onslaught of unwanted calls, emails and solicitations, however, when we place a protective shield up, it can make the process difficult for others to do business with us. After a recent […]

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Secure more stages in 2020 with these 3 Tips by @KerryHeaps

by Kerry Heaps  | Featured Contributor If you want to secure more speaking engagements this year, make sure that you are not only providing great content that solves a problem, ensure that you are helping the meeting planner make the event as successful as possible. These three tips can be implemented with very little effort […]

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What’s Media Got to Do with It? by @KerryHeaps

by Kerry Heaps  | Featured Contributor Gaining media exposure can help you during the speaking process immensely. From helping you to get booked as a speaker, to increasing the number of attendees that sign up for your keynote or workshop, media plays an important role. We’ve listed the top three ways getting interviewed will help […]

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I’ve applied, now what? by @KerryHeaps

by Kerry Heaps  | Featured Contributor The process of applying for speaking engagements can be tedious, and frustrating because it does have a long turnaround time for a response. I’ve compiled a few tips on how to create a follow-up system after you’ve had a conversation with a meeting planner. Keep in mind after you […]

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Top 5 ways to find PAID speaking gigs for FREE by @KerryHeaps

by Kerry Heaps  | Featured Contributor Here is a list of resources that you can use when searching for speaking engagements online. Some of these resources have an upgraded option, however I find that the free versions work just fine. When utilizing these resources, it’s important that you put together your own database, you can […]

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5 things you need PRIOR to applying for speaking engagements by @KerryHeaps

by Kerry Heaps  | Featured Contributor Almost every event that you apply to will require the five following items. Any topic that you are an expert on, you should have the following items in place. A Topic(s) that is eye catching.  The topic of your speech is very important. It’s the first thing most Meeting […]

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