Content with Character

How to Talk About Yourself (podcast guesting, speaking engagements, networking, and more!)

August 29, 2023 Emily Aborn
Content with Character
How to Talk About Yourself (podcast guesting, speaking engagements, networking, and more!)
Show Notes

What’s the difference between talking about yourself and bragging about yourself? 

Does everyone feel awkward in networking situations or is that just me? 

When you’re on a podcast or introducing yourself from the stage, how do you avoid getting into entire life story territory but still make sure to include all the highlights? 

You’re going to want to listen to this episode because I'm getting into how to about talk about ourselves verbally. You can take these ideas and apply them to podcast interviews, speaking opportunities, networking settings, and more! 

In this episode about how to talk about yourself: 

  • How to talk about yourself in a speaking engagement or workshop 
  • How to talk about yourself as a podcast guest 
  • Things to avoid when talking about yourself 
  • How to talk about yourself in a networking setting 
  • Three words NOT to start your introduction with when introducing yourself verbally 
  • How to own and embrace the fact that we're all awkward and abnormal 
  • And more! 

Links and Resources Mentioned: 

Content with Character Episode: How to Write About Yourself
Content with Character Episode:  IS it About You? The About Page Debate
My guest feature on Melissa Snow's Your Relationship With Podcast: Your Relationship with Curiosity Marketing
Lisa Zawrotny's Positively Living Podcast
She Built This Episode: Five Half Truths Keeping You From Living a Full Life with Terri Trespicio

 About Me, Host Content Copywriter Emily Aborn

Emily Aborn is a SUPER organized, responsive, and honest content copywriter who works to save entrepreneurs around the world from Death By Blinking Cursor and keyboard-induced headaches. She writes website copy, blogs, social media content banks, and the content you need to show off the true blue human you are and attract the clients you love working with most.  She's a podcast host of Content with Character and She Built This, and daily strives to earn the title of the world's best auntie and dog mom.

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