By: The Blog Team | April 20th, 2022 | 3 Min Read

Of course, when visitors first arrive at your site and start reading your copy, they probably do not know you and have no reason to trust you. That is why it is so crucial to build your credibility. You MUST explain why you are qualified to help them or solve their problem. That does not necessarily mean official qualifications. It may simple be that you have experience the problem that brought them to your site in the first place, and you found a solution to the problem that you want to share with them! AND you must show that you are just like them. A great way to accomplish this is by telling a story!

Do You Have To Be A Professional Speaker To Do A TEDx Talk?

I am Frank King and I'm your TEDx coach at I'm here today to answer the question, do you have to be a professional speaker to do a TEDx talk?

No. No, you don't have to be a professional speaker to do a TEDx talk. All you need. Is an idea worth spreading. That's what TEDx talks are all about.

And you know, I would guess, the majority of people who do TEDx talks are not professional speakers. Some have never spoken on any stage anywhere before, and they assign you a volunteer coach to make sure your TEDx Talk comes out as good as possible. So you don't have to be a professional speaker and some TEDx committees don't want professional speakers.

Yup. They just want humans, average human beings. I am Frank King. Your TEDx coach at .

Now It is Your Turn

  •  Think about the reasons why you wanted to develop your product or service in the first place. So in Form G of your worksheet, quickly brainstorm a list of why they should by the product from you
  •  Why did you start the business
  •  How did you solve the problem that they still have?
  •  What experience do you have?
  •  Why do you understand their problem?
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