1. Signup Early.
    If you sign up a few days before theĀ conference submission deadline. Mentors and volunteers are busy and might not respond to you straight away. To give yourself theĀ best opportunity to be mentored, signup as early as you can.
  2. Be persistent.
    SpeakEasy is run by some wonderful volunteers, but we all have day jobs and other responsibilities. Sometimes, that means delays. Help us to help you by being persistent in contacting people
  3. Be respectful.
    Mentors are giving their time and expertise to help you. Try and respond in a timely manner.
  4. Be kind to yourself.
    It’s ok to drop out. Often circumstances change. Let us and your mentor know.
  5. Consider giving back.
    Please help us spread the word about speakeasy. If you blog, or have a twitter account, share how SpeakEasy helped you. In doing so, you give others the opportunity to find out about this program.