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Lon Safko—The Key to Prospecting and Closing Speaking Gigs

Journey To Paid Speaking Gigs with Charles Clark

Lon Safko is a speaker and author who teaches global marketing to top executives at the biggest companies all around the world. He made his start as a civil engineer, but he changed careers almost every three years. He is the self-proclaimed “Forest Gump of technology” and created the first computer that saved a human life. His list of accomplishments, accolades, and areas of expertise is impressive and gives him a wide spectrum of knowledge on a number of subjects. However, he found his niche with social media, technology and marketing.    Key TakeawaysLon shares how he connects personally and authentically with top executives using his story.  Find out the top platform used to get booked for speaking gigs along with other strategies for prospecting and building your business. Learn about the intersection between entrepreneurship and a speaking career and how to keep momentum despite the rollercoaster nature of the profession.  Lon gives the secrets to effectively using social media to grow your speaking business by sharing tools from his book, “The Social Media Bible.”Get the strategies you need to navigate and survive the pandemic to escape the threat of becoming irrelevant. FREE Training – 3 Powerful Ways To Get Paid Speaking Gigs Ready to tell your story with confidence and book paid speaking engagements? My free training will show you how to find your voice and build a successful speaking business. Click here to sign up!Memorable Quote“In sales, no doesn’t mean no until there is a restraining order.” - Lon Safko“Connect first before you try to sell.” - Lon Safko“If you can communicate with an authentic tone, you will get through the spam folder and into the inbox.” - Charles ClarkEpisode ResourceLon Safco WebsiteGet access to all episodes, visit our podcast page!

24mins

18 May 2021

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Lon Safko on Embracing Artificial Intelligence in Customer Service

Chip Chat On Customer Service

Lon Safko is a serial innovator, inventor, bestselling author, speaker, and good friend of mine.He is an author of remarkable breadth, writing six innovative books, which have shown corporations how to train managers to think creatively, detailed the secrets of launching a successful online business, and many other topics. His latest book, “The Social Media Bible,” unlocks the mysteries of social media for business. Lon is a remarkably creative person. He is the creator of the “First Computer To Save A Human Life”. That computer, along with 18 other inventions and more than 30,000 of Lon‘s papers, are in the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. He has created numerous hardware and software solutions for the physically challenged, developed the first CAD software for civil engineers, and is also responsible for those handy little Tool-Tips help-balloon pop-ups! Key topics discussed in today's conversation:How to incorporate artificial intelligence into your customer service strategyWhat a great chatbot looks like, how to make it smarter, and why it's important for your businessHow to choose the right chatbot for your organizationWhy you need to monitor your social media channelsMentioned in the Show:SOCAPThe Social Media Bible Lon Safko BioTo Contact Lon:Visit www.safko.comTo Contact Chip:E-mail: thechipchatpodcast@gmail.comFacebook: The Chip Chat PodcastInstagram: The Chip Chat Podcast

29mins

5 May 2021

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Digital Innovation To Survive in the Post Pandemic World with Lon Safko

Big Time Talker with Burke Allen — by SpeakerMatch

Big Time Talker Podcast guest Lon Safko is a serial innovator, inventor, bestselling author, speaker, trainer, consultant, and is the creator of the “First Computer To Save A Human Life” as coined by Steve Jobs, Apple, Inc. That computer, along with 18 of Lon’s inventions are part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. along with 30,000 of Lon‘s professional papers. Lon also has 14 inventions in the collection of The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Lon starred in the first ever PBS Television Special on social media, “Social Media & You… Communicating In A Digital World”.Lon developed the world’s first “voice recognition”, “voice synthesizing” and pioneered home automation, with the physically challenged in mind. He is also the designer of the archetypes for the Apple Newton world first PDA, and Microsoft’s“Bob” operating system. He also invented those handy little help-balloon pop-ups “Tool- Tips”! He brought to market the world’s first Virtual Reality Operating System. He also designed the first Artificial Intelligence Nuclear Waste Tracking System for the United States Department of Energy. Lon has founded over 14 companies, including Paper Models, Inc., based on “Three-Dimensional Internet Advertising” and “Virtual-Electronic-Retailing” (V-E-Tailing) concept for business, promotions, and education for which he was awarded three United States Patents, 60k customers and more than $1m revenue.Do you feel like an underachiever yet?  Don't, because best of all, Lon's a regular guy with terrific, easy-to-follow advice on how to get through these tough times.Remember you can ask Alexa to play the Big Time Talker Podcast with Burke Allen. Thanks for listening!

25mins

22 May 2020

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Lon Safko - A.I. Chatbots, Know Your Customer

Denise Griffitts - Your Partner In Success™ Radio!

A.I. Chatbots, Unexpected Positive ConsequencesLon Safko is an innovator, bestselling author, speaker, and is the creator of the “First Computer To Save A Human Life” as coined by Steve Jobs. Lon has 18 inventions in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. along with 30,000 professional papers and he has 14 inventions in The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Lon hosted the first-ever PBS Television Special “Social Media & You... Communicating In A Digital World”. He founded more than 14 companies and owns three U.S. Patents for “Three-Dimensional Internet Advertising”. Lon is a keynote speaker and trainer and has taught “Innovation” to more than 1,000 top executives in Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai, Bangkok, Singapore, Mumbai, Delhi, Vienna, Amsterdam, Milan, and Dubai. Lon is a 2017 Pulitzer Prize Nominee and author of multiple bestselling books which can be found on Amazon.Lon will share how using A.I. Chatbots can and should replace outdated technology in 2020.

1hr 4mins

3 Jan 2020

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Using Creativity and Innovation to Overcome Challenges and Setbacks with Lon Safko

The Renew Podcast with Kristin Andree

Tonight on the No Limits Podcast, joining our Founder and Chief Strategist Kristin Smith Andree, Lon Safko - Author. Speaker. Strategist. Futurist. Lon Safko an American inventor, entrepreneur, author, trainer, professional speaker, and Pulitzer Prize winner. Lon shares with me his incredible journey as and inventor and entrepreneur and the many challenges he has overcome. Lon tells about his innovative processes and talks about not solving problems, but creating industries though ideas and curiosity.

42mins

14 May 2019

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188: Entrepreneur Lon Safko Creates $500K in Revenue in Past 12 Months, and "Imposter Syndrome" | Best Business Podcast, Hosted by Joseph Warren

YOUR FIRST $100K SHOW - Helping Christian Entrepreneurs Make Six Figures in Under 12 Months ™

Joseph Warren chats with: Lon Safko Innovative Keynote Speaker, Executive Trainer & Bestselling Author "THERE WAS A BILLBOARD WITH MY PICTURE ON IT BUT WHEN I GOT BACK TO MY HOTEL ROOM, I WAS ALONE." 1. Create something your customers really want 2. Test it with them until it's right 3. Build infrastructure around it Links From Today’s Show: Safko.com Want To Give Back? DONATE TO THE SHOW!! Mentor With Joseph! Music: Purple-Planet.com

33mins

11 Apr 2019

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Lon Safko - Cracking the Creativity Code

Denise Griffitts - Your Partner In Success™ Radio!

Innovative Thinking, Cracking The Creativity CodeWhy do 98% of 5 graders consider themselves "creative" while only 2% of High School kids do? Why is "Innovation" and creativity important? Seriously, can anyone be more innovative? Is there a formula or something we all could practice to become better at it? Could I solve "big" problem or just small ones? How does all this lead to "success"?Lon Safko is a serial innovator, inventor, bestselling author, speaker, trainer, consultant, and is the creator of the “First Computer To Save A Human Life” as coined by Steve Jobs, Apple, Inc. That computer, along with 18 of Lon’s inventions are part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. along with 30,000 of Lon‘s professional papers. Lon also has 14 inventions in the collection of The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Lon starred in the first ever PBS Television Special on social media, “Social Media & You... Communicating In A Digital World”.Find Lon Safko on the web: Website | LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook Buy His Books

1hr 1min

2 Nov 2018

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Lon Safko & Mark Graban

Take The Lead Radio Season 1

Best-seller of The Social Media Bible Lon Safko and international expert Lean Healthcare Mark GrabanLove the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Take The Lead community today: Dr. DianeHamilton.com Dr. Diane Hamilton Facebook Dr. Diane Hamilton Twitter Dr. Diane Hamilton LinkedIn Dr. Diane Hamilton YouTube Dr. Diane Hamilton Instagram

59mins

14 Apr 2017

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Lon Safko & Mark Graban

Take The Lead

Best-seller of The Social Media Bible Lon Safko and international expert Lean Healthcare Mark GrabanLove the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Take The Lead community today: Dr. DianeHamilton.com Dr. Diane Hamilton Facebook Dr. Diane Hamilton Twitter Dr. Diane Hamilton LinkedIn Dr. Diane Hamilton YouTube Dr. Diane Hamilton Instagram

59mins

14 Apr 2017

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DPB 098: Social Media Sales Tips with Lon Safko

The Dealer Playbook

Aside from being a Nobel Prize Nominee, Lon Safko is the bestselling author of the Social Media Bible.  Check out http://www.thedealerplaybook.com/98 to get access to Lon Safko's social media selling tips. In this episode, you're going to hear Lon talk about the best way to increase sales using social media. You'll also hear Lon and Michael walk through a winning social media sales funnel that works. Getting value from DPB? We'd love your help spreading the word with a review on iTunes here: http://www.thedealerplaybook.com/dpb-itunes/ DOMINATE!

45mins

11 Aug 2016

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