District 53 Webinars – 2018-2019

These upcoming webinars will show you to Promote Your Club and Conduct Successful Speech Contests

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November 8, 2018 - Hosted by Heather Turner, DTM
Setting Up and Customizing Your FreeToastHost2 Club Website
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This session is for clubs who have not yet set up their club website with FreeToastHost, or not yet done much customization of the site. We will be covering website best practices, as well what information to make sure you predominately display and other important points to consider to best advertise your club.

November 13, 2018 - Hosted by August Wolf, ​DTM
How to organize and execute a successful Club Contest
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The starting point for every World Champion of Public Speaking is at the club level. This webinar is to help you organize and conduct a successful club contest. Maybe the next champion comes from your contest!

December 11, 2018 - Hosted by August Wolf, ​DTM
How to be a Judge for a TM Speech Contest
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Fair, honest judging is crucial to great contests. Come and learn how to be a judge for contests at any level.

December 13, 2018 - Hosted by Heather Turner, DTM
FreeToastHost2 Part Two

This session is to go over creating and editing agendas within FreeToastHost2, dues management and reminders and the internal member database.

January 10, 2019 - Hosted by Heather Turner, DTM
Youtube for Toastmasters Clubs
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Learn why Toastmasters clubs should be using Youtube. We will be going over Youtube channels, how to manage them, how to tag and label them correctly and ideas and best practices on using video in the club environment and how to use it for marketing the club.

​January 12, 2019 ​- ​Leadership Intensive
​Leading in Conflict - Mary Ann Morreale
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Do you want to stop getting caught in negative meetings that go nowhere? Think of a time when you were caught in a downward communication spiral—people not hearing each other, ignoring the points being made, each negative comment leading to yet another negative comment or worse yet, blame being thrown around and oh yes, total lack of agreement. Do you want to avoid all of this?

January 12, 2019 - Leadership Intensive
Get a Yes to Your Request - Sara Nowlin
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Have you been challenged to get volunteers for meeting roles or a speech contest? Or maybe you struggle to fill the officer roles each year. In the busy world of today, it can be difficult to get volunteers to step up and take on more, especially when you have no official authority in the matter. Volunteer organizations often struggle with leading without authority. There are a few key sales strategies (yes, sales strategies) that are powerful weapons to influence others to say yes.

January 12, 2019 - Leadership Intensive
Won’t Power: How you can achieve the promise of your potential - Don E. Smith
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Through Won’t Power, you will discover that you have complete control over the outcome of your potential when focused through your intentions. Won’t Power provides you with the What, Why and How you need to make a success mindset shift NOW!

January 12, 2019 - Leadership Intensive
Creating Your Championship Team - Skip Weisman
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Join a former 16-year professional baseball CEO with experience leading organizations to championship results as he explores the surprising reason why team members disappoint too often, what makes changing that even more difficult, and how leaders can implement a simple process to design a team culture that conditions members to deliver championship results every season.

January 15, 2019 - Hosted by August Wolf, ​DTM
How to organize and execute a successful Area & Division Contest
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As contestants advance to the next level in competition, the contests require more organization and knowledge of the current rule book. Members look to you to have a well run contest to advance the best contestants to the next level. This webinar is to help you organize and conduct a successful area and division level contests. Maybe the next champion comes from your contest!

February 7, 2019 - Hosted by Heather Turner, DTM
Toastmasters Facebook Club Pages
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Learn how to set up and customize a club page, how to add admins, how to schedule posts and use the drafts features, how to look at and learn from Facebook insights. Learn the pros and cons of Facebook boosted posts and ads as well as best practices for leveraging Facebook's algorithm so you get the best engagement on posts.

March 7, 2019 - Hosted by Heather Turner, DTM
​Workaround for getting people signed up on a Path
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Help for VPEs trying to get members to select their Path.

March 7, 2019 - Hosted by Heather Turner, DTM
Toastmasters Facebook Groups
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Learn how to set up and customize a Facebook group. Learn best practices for moderating groups for both moderators and for participants. Learn how to leverage other groups to promote Toastmasters.

April 11, 2019 - Hosted by Heather Turner, DTM
Blogging for Toastmasters Clubs
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Learn about the different types of blogs, see some examples of other Toastmasters blogs and styles. Learn best practices for blogging and content and learn about the additional ways you can use your blog to promote your club.

May 9, 2019 - Hosted by Heather Turner, DTM
Twitter for Toastmasters Clubs
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Twitter is one of the hardest social media channels for people to use and understand, but if offers a wealth of information and the ability to network with people around the world. Learn how to start a Twitter account for your club, how to customize it, learn how to engage with people and most importantly, learn how to use the lists feature.

June 13, 2019 - Hosted by Heather Turner, DTM
Linkedin Groups for Toastmasters Clubs
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Learn how to set up and customize a Linkedin group. Learn best practices for moderating groups for both moderators and for participants. Learn how to leverage other groups to promote Toastmasters.