Six Effective Ways To Increase Your Online Presence

It's no secret that being easily found online makes you easier to hire, especially as more event organizers opt for virtual programs. As a keynote speaker, you want to be recognised locally and internationally, and you want your name to be on the lips of every household, both at home and abroad. This type of recognition does not fall from the sky, and this is where establishing a comprehensive online presence comes into play.

One of the benefits of having an online presence as a keynote speaker is that you'll be visible when people go online and search for topics or content from keynote speakers like you.

This article will look at the six most important components of a well-rounded online presence for a keynote speaker. You can succeed by ensuring that each of these is actively cultivated each month.

Check out these six effective ways to increase your online presence:

Guest Posts

As a keynote speaker, you can create content for other industry leaders to drive traffic back to your website. Deep down, you may think, why am I not producing this content on my website or blog? There are numerous advantages to doing this, including:

  • It helps to capture more audience to your blog, producing content on other company blogs or websites introduces you to their audience, which creates your awareness of potential prospects unfamiliar with your brand. 
  • This drives traffic to your website. When you create distinctive, motivating, and valuable information on other people's websites, they will eventually want more of it and wouldn't mind visiting your website to learn more. 
  • Guest posting on other websites is one approach to creating backlinks, and if your content is distinctive, you'll have more chances to get your content on google search. 
  • By showcasing your expertise on other company websites, you establish yourself as an authoritative figure in your industry and develop more partnerships. 

Resources also go a long way in exposing a keynote speaker to the online world. When your blog contents, pdf and so on, provide value to the audience, it helps expose your brand and generates high-value traffic, especially when you produce content that satisfies the needs of your target audience.

Also, when you give out good content in a particular niche, it ascertains your expertise in that field. It will keep your audience coming to have more knowledge of your content because they're intrigued and gain more from it. They'll also want to know more about you and refer their friends and family to that blog content, increasing your audience reach.

Client Mentions

"Client mentions" is more or less like getting a referral, and it is a crucial strategy for your business as a keynote speaker. Imagine if you can get one or two referrals each from your existing clients; think about how quickly and easily you'll be recognized in your field. That's something we all want, right?

I also know you might ask yourself, 'how are client mentions a good way to help you grow your business?' This is simple; the client referring you most likely has a ready-made relationship with the person you'll be meeting with. The meeting will move much more quickly because you've already established a level of trust. In actuality, 83% of clients who had a good experience with your business are eager to recommend it to others.

Mind you; client referrals are only effective if you have provided excellent service to those clients. Therefore, it is critical to always provide something unique to your audience; it will go a long way in recommending your services to people in their network.

Podcast Episodes 

An excellent method to improve your internet profile is to produce podcast episodes, invite listeners to your show, or appear on other people's shows.

When your audience finds your content highly engaging and extremely interactive on a podcast, this could potentially increase your audience. They would want to hear more from you by either inviting you to their podcast as a guest speaker or they request for your website/blogs or social media page to see more of your content. Some might even ask you to speak as the keynote speaker at their conferences or events.

You can also collaborate with leaders and experts in your focus industry; you partner with them for an interview or podcast. This will significantly impact your personal development, broaden your audience, boost traffic to your website, and establish you as a subject-matter authority in the area you frequently speak on.


The benefits of a Keynote speaker having a website are endless, creating a professional public speaking website for your brand serves as a source of knowledge on what your platforms can become. It's also a great way to showcase your talents and expertise as an authority in that field. 

A professional website serves as an online representation of who you are, and you may utilize it to highlight your unique selling proposition. You can add your style and something unique about you, and you can also include information, a recommendation, a portfolio, or work samples.

As a speaker, you can add content you've created or videos of previous speeches to your website. As more people view these, your blog or website will receive traffic.

Also, having a social media presence with a substantial audience is a big plus. You can easily drive traffic from your social media accounts to your website, but note; that your services on your social platforms must align with your website. 

Social Media

Social media is a great tool to reach a wider audience as a Keynote speaker. I know you've worked on content, spoken at various events, and received positive feedback from friends, peers, and the general public; now it's time to make that content known to new audiences and expand your reach. Social media is an excellent tool for achieving such heights. All you have to do is use these platforms correctly. You must always be active and consistent, ensuring your voice is always heard.

Additionally, you must be able to diversify, which means you must be on different social media platforms like Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and so on, and have the flexibility to adapt and synchronize your content with trends. The best way to make your online presence known is to be on multiple platforms; you also have to be consistent with your posting on all social media. It doesn't matter how good you are if you're not consistent, your growth will be limited. Also, make sure what you're posting is of high quality, both visually and content-wise, and make sure it aligns with your goal

Making an online presence requires consistency and activity. You must be consistent in everything you do; remember, Rome wasn't built in a day. You must be consistent in your message, posting on social platforms, websites, podcasts, and so on; when they hear your voice or content regularly, this keeps them engaged. You can leverage your internet presence and position yourself for success.