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Who we are

TalentBlueBook.com is an Internet forum for “clients” (corporations, associations and other entities looking to hire talent) to research and connect with “talent” for corporate events, business consulting, fundraisers, endorsements, private events, etc. We provide all the resources you need to find, compare, contact and hire talent.

Who “talent” is

Our listings include thought leaders, innovators and entertainers with a wide range of backgrounds and expertise. From local to world renowned, we strive to provide the most comprehensive directory of: athletes, authors, business speakers, celebrities, chefs, corporate consultants, entertainers, government officials, journalists, media personalities, motivational speakers, performing artists politicians, and team builders.

What makes us unique

We are not a speakers bureau, agency or representative of any talent listed on this site, and we do not make a commission from booking talent. Our site is a resource for talent and their representatives to create and maintain their own online portfolios for comparison and review in a searchable database.

We understand that hiring talent can be a big investment and the right choice is critical to the success of your event. We share the experience of a select group of talent industry experts with you through our on-line magazine. Additionally, we provide a community where you can get invaluable advice and feedback from your peers through reviews and  soon-to-be-released message boards. Our goal is to educate clients and provide you with all of the options available for hiring the perfect talent to meet your needs whether booking direct or through a third party.

Why we created this site

Founded by Kristin Mapstone Smith, you will find a small group of entrepreneurs behind the scenes at TalentBlueBook.com who are passionate about helping the extraordinary people listed on this site share their talent, wisdom, messages and products with the world. We believe these unique individuals are instrumental in inspiring growth and change by educating, entertaining, motivating and influencing organizations, companies and individuals.

Our goal is to refresh the industry by providing an online hub to consolidate the fragmented information currently available and provide a community for talent, representatives, and clients to share information, ideas and reviews.

What we can do for clients

We take the mystery out of finding, comparing and booking talent. By allowing talent and their representatives an opportunity to maintain their own listings, clients get the most current and accurate information on this site. We do all the legwork to provide the latest technology to the industry enabling clients and talent to connect – virtually and in person.

What we offer for talent

We are committed to connecting talent with audiences. With hundreds of millions of web searches conducted daily by Internet users doing pre-purchase research, it is certain that your expertise is being sought. We believe it is far more time and cost effective to help the people looking for your specific talent find you then it is for you to take a shot in the dark at finding them. We help draw your audience to you by increasing your internet exposure through our searchable database, online magazine, press release platform and other tools that help you distribute audio, video and written content to your audience. We are your resource for providing innovative technology that delivers your clients to you in the constantly evolving information age.

What is our service commitment

TalentBlueBook.com is dedicated to providing the best service in the industry. We want to hear from you. Whether you are Talent or Client, we strive to exceed your expectations. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to serve you better.