Beth Z Catalog

nerdybff

Your Nerdy Best Friend

Beth Ziesenis

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Your Nerdy

Best Friend

author

speaker

nerd

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Beth’s

presentations

in 3 Words:

Practical.

Practical.

Practical.

And funny.

Ever wonder if there IS an app for that?

Just ask Your Nerdy Best Friend, otherwise known

as Author Beth Ziesenis.

Beth has made a verb out of the word "nerd" by

dedicating her life to finding free and bargain tech

tools to make people's lives easier.

Speaking to chambers and associations throughout

North America, Beth entertains, enlightens and

empowers attendees to embrace their inner nerds

to become more efficient, more productive and

definitely more nerdy.


Beth Ziesenis

Most Popular

Programs

How DO They Do That?

Secret Tech Weapons for Professionals

What if you could whip up a graphic to brand your event in a

matter of minutes? Or schedule a committee meeting without

having to send three dozen emails to find a time everyone could

meet? Or, create a dazzling multimedia video for your holiday

luncheon – before the salad is served?

And what if you could pull all this off without spending a dime?

Discover how to use free and bargain technology tools you never

knew existed to create professional quality graphics, make your

office run smoothly and wow your customers. This high-energy

session will give you dozens of tech tools that will leave people

asking, “How DO they do that?”

• Best for 90-

minute session,

but can be 30

minutes to 2

hours

• Energizes as

opening or

closing keynote

• Appropriate for

audiences of any

nerd level and

technology

background

MOST REQUESTED

SESSION!

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• Perfect for

closing sessions,

this shorter

program can

incorporate key

takeaways from

your conference

• Works well with

other sessions

with no content

overlap

THE PERFECT

LUNCHEON

PROGRAM

A Day in the Life of an

Office Nerd

We have mind-blowing technology everywhere we turn, but how

does it all work together to make you more productive, organized

and awesome?

This fast-moving, laugh-filled session takes you hour by hour

through a day in the life of a tech-savvy executive. You’ll learn

how an office nerd solves a security crisis before 10 a.m., learns

to make more of a lunch hour with an extra set of virtual hands,

saves money on software before the staff meeting and brings

the team together online before the day is done.

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29 Tech Tools to Create

Cool Content for Social Media

The most popular posts on social media are pictures and videos,

and with a few easy (and free!) tech tools, you can transform your

messages into share-worthy graphics that will put your

organization out in front. This action-packed session will give you

dozens of sites and apps that will help you elevate the quality of

your social media posts and other material.

• Discover sites to turn quotes into graphics

• Transform ordinary photos into works of art

• Create infographics for little or no cost

• Customizable to

any session

length

• Can include

hands-on

playtime for

longer workshops

• Appropriate for

audiences of any

nerd level and

technology

background

GREAT FOR SMALL

BUSINESS

AUDIENCES

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Productivity in Hand:

The Five Things Every Professional Nerd

Should Be Able to Do on the Go

You carry around a mobile device that is more powerful than the

computers that helped put a man on the Moon in 1969, but are you

making the most of it? This session helps you discover tech tools

for work that you can use from your mobile device to make you

more efficient, connected and organized.

Attend this session to learn the most essential mobile tools in your

tool box that will let you...

• Engage members

• Stay connected to colleagues

• Manage your email

• Work on projects

• Keep your life organized

• BONUS: Collaborate with your colleagues in a lively

competition to create the perfect mobile device home screen!

• Customizable to

any session

length

• Can include

hands-on

playtime for

longer

workshops

• Appropriate for

audiences of any

nerd level and

technology

background

GREAT FOR

LEADERSHIP

AUDIENCES

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Other Sessions and Topics

“Stump the Nerd” Booth or Genius Bar

Give your attendees one-on-one time with Your Nerdy Best Friend. Beth will man a

booth or table to answer questions, sign books and interact with attendees.

Nerds Unite! Tech Tool and App Exchange Session

Many professionals have their favorite time-saving, productivity-increasing, rear-kicking

technology secrets. This lively, interactive session gives attendees the opportunity to

introduce their favorite technology tools to their colleagues.

Interaction and Engagement

Beth Z is not your typical “Sage on the Stage” speaker. Your attendees will love Beth’s

giveaways, such as nerdy rubber ducks and Nerds Candies. Plus she’ll bring your

attendees together with hands-on exercises, interactive games and real-time

collaboration and lots of laughs.

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keynotes

webinars

workshops

breakouts

“This Session Paid for My Trip”

Recent Presentations:

• American Society of

Association Executives

(breakout)

• Chamber Executives of

Ontario (workshop)

• City of Corona Women’s

Leadership Conference

(keynote)

• American College of

Emergency Physicians

(in-house training)

Session Feedback:

• “Amazing session that is already yielding benefits.”

• “This session paid for my trip to ASAE this year.”

• “An unexpected surprise that added a great deal of value

to my attending the conference.”

• “I took away so many tools that I could share with the

office. Loved it!

• “Not only is Beth engaging, but she also makes all the

tech tools seem less intimidating.”

• “High energy, funny, relevant.”

• “Deserved the standing ovation she received.”

• “I love my new nerdy best friend!”

Author of Upgrade to Free,

Release Your Inner Nerd,

and the latest title:

Nerd Know-How

beth@yournerdybestfriend.com

619.231.9225

www.yournerdybestfriend.com

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