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5 Reasons why you don't need to write a book | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

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Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This People ask me all the time how they can get a book deal. book is an outdated way to gain authority.

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Deliver a Presentation like Steve Jobs - BusinessWeek

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broke down his 2007 Macworld keynote in a previous column (BusinessWeek.com, 7/6/07) and in a chapter in my latest book. The result? 10-part framework you can use to wow your own audience By Carmine Gallo Story Tools post a comment e-mail this story print this story order a reprint suggest a story digg this save to del.icio.us Set the theme.

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Proposal - Copyright - Listing - Speaking Pro Central Hot List - May 2009

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Hot List - May 2009. June 2009 Resource of the Month - PowerPoint:What Is Appropriate When and Why? PowerPoint Tips , May 26, 2009. How to persuade other people to ditch the bullets - Speaking about Presenting , May 13, 2009. Startups and Venture Capitalists Beware - Matt Eventoff , May 12, 2009. Copyright (86).

Podcast: Speaker Contracts and Agreements | Communication Steroids

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It should all be there so there are no questions that come up later. In these 30-minute audio recordings, WE ARE your coaches! Check it out! Array

Charli Jane Speaker Services: 10 Tips to Help Position Yoursel

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So be pleasant and be negotiable and give them the best performance possible and in return they will continue to book you and recommend you!

Free Book Publicity

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by Harriet Hodgson Publicity is crucial to book sales. Here are some ideas to get your book and name noticed. Contact the public library.

Self-serving introductions and butt-kissing thank yous

Speak Schmeak

The e-book is 44 pages long. The introductory pages make up 1/3 of the whole book. What I want is content. Information. Value.

Self-serving introductions and butt-kissing thank yous

Speak Schmeak

The e-book is 44 pages long. The introductory pages make up 1/3 of the whole book. What I want is content. Information. Value.

On Promoting Books

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On Promoting Books Books do not sell themselves; people sell books. If your book fails to sell, you did not know your market. Review copies are the least expensive and most effective way to promote books. It is easier to promote one book twice than to write a new book. The cover. All rights reserved.

Podcast: What's Your Brand?

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by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on December 29, 2009 It’s our last podcast of 2009 – and by our admittedly somewhat uneven counting, it’s our 128th overall podcast, not counting special interviews or repeats. Comments are closed. Communication Steroids on Facebook Instant Download: Improve Your Public Speaking Skills!

Positioning/Promoting Your Book: That Online Video Trailer

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"About 90% of your book's success is how effectively you position and promote it."   I add: This even applies to brandnames who publish books.    We're expected to have a book, at least if we want to be taken seriously.    That's the game, like it or not. Establish branding.

Increase Book Exposure Through Author Speaking Engagements

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Authors who pursue speaking engagements gain more attention for their books. Summary How many books can you sell through speaking engagements?

Market Your Book with a Movie Trailer

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VidLit may be an excerpt from a book, or a synopsis. Each cost the publisher about 30% of the books marketing budget to produce.

Charli Jane Speaker Services: 7 Common Mistakes New Public Speakers Make When First Starting Their Business

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8 things I learnt about using twitter as a participation tool : Speaking about Presenting

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Reply Olivia Mitchell says: March 1, 2009 at 3:01 pm Thanks Jeff - again. Reply Olivia Mitchell says: March 1, 2009 at 3:18 pm Excellent idea Jeff to make a pdf of the twitterstream. I’ve made one for people to download from the post. Olivia Reply Todd Chandler says: March 2, 2009 at 5:55 am Great sharing of best practices.

Podcast: 'Resonate' Book Discussion | Communication Steroids

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However, we would not review the book unless it met our high standards…which it does! THANKS for the generous review of Resonate. Array

Podcast: Emoticons in Business Communications :-) | Communication.

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Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike take a look at the smiley faces that have become part of today’s casual communications. Array

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Charl iJane Speaker Services How to get bookings

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Below is just a handful of tips to help position yourself within the speaking arena and get those speaking engagements booked! Network.

Top 7 Ways to Select a Book Topic That Sells

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Top 7 Ways to Select a Book Topic That Sells Write what you are passionate about. Your book is an extension of you, your talks, and your profession. One big mistake authors make is to put attention on writing another book before their first one has been promoted. Write a book your audience needs or wants.

If you are a presenter you MUST watch this company: Prezi (new features just released) — Scobleizer

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

presentation with lots of text isn’t a presentation, it’s a pitch book. This joke NEVER fails to get applause. million ).

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Podcast: Social Media is NOT New | Communication Steroids

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We have news for you: Social media has been around awhile. It’s just in a different form these days. But it’s very familiar to most people.

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Public Speaking Humor: Ads

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Jay Leno has a series of books called Headlines I, II, and III. Besides having really funny headlines from newspapers and magazines, the books have lots of blooper advertisements along with commentary from Jay. You can read these aloud in your public speaking engagements without worry of copyright infringement.

Podcast: PR for the Nuclear Industry After Japan | Communication.

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Would you lay low after the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan that severely damaged the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant? Check it out! Array

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Library of Congress & Digital - Is there a gap?

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  Had I violated some author's copyright?    The caller alluded to an ebook I had submitted for copyright.    The issue was:  In order to receive a copyright the book has to be "sold" or "published."    Had I applied there for freelance assignments? 

Good Pictures Make Good Sense

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Categories Book Review Change Communication Skills Communication Steroids TV Creativity E-mail communications Guest Post Interview Language Learning Making Public Speaking FUN! Sure, you have to be able to speak, or write, well.  But competency in the realm of words, even excellence, is immeasurably enhanced by good pictures. Check it out!

Make Sure Everybody Knows Company's Social Media Rules.

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Make Sure Everybody Knows Company’s Social Media Rules by Roger Pike on February 1, 2011 Clients have been lost.  Brands have been damaged. 

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A Lawsuit, Google Juice, Lawsuit Dropped

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The next round of books on social media will carry the case study of the lawsuit , lots Google Juice, and dropping of the lawsuit by the plaintiff.    So, remember today's and yesterday's dates [November 3rd and 4th, 2009].    The tone was, as is the tone for much of ATL, satiric. 

Podcast: Sales Communication Skills

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Storynappin’ Varmints

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Storynappers abound in presentation land as well. I’ve seen lots of speakers, professional and amateur, relating stories in the first person that you know they picked up from someone else on the circuit or read in someone else’s book. There seems to be a lot of it about. That’s a crime. That’s white collar crime. It was a good story.

Ghosts of Catholic-Girls Christmases Past

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  A few Christmases ago I self-published my book "Our Emotional Intelligence"  Download CUsersjasneDocumentsjg.  I dated the publication day December 25, 2007 and sent it to the Library of Congress for copyright.   "She will get a ring."   Her father is a drunk, you know."

Exquisitely Great Marketing Plus Lousy Follow-up Equals NO SALE.

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My hesitation was partly that I was booked on one of them, and partly from my interest in seeing how far they would go to actually get a sale.

The Self Publishing Deception

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Everyone wants their books inside Borders or Barnes and Noblebut its just not possible. The book costs about $15. Let me explain why.

Business of Software Blog: How to get a speaking slot at a conference

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If youre running a 20 person company / have written a book / have raised $10m in funding then that’s a great achievement, but it doesn’t stand out.

How authors can endure the promotional process

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This becomes more difficult for authors who dont have the means of getting their books marketed to the masses. Charli Jane Speaker Services P.O.

ORGANIZING: The 5 D's For Paper and Information Management

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Kim Wolinski: Organizing: The 12 reasons you want to organize your office

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Charli Jane Speaker Services - contingency speaker

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Charli Jane Speaker Services: Do I really need an ezine? by Wendi J McNeill

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Charli Jane Speaker Services: Public Speakers: Create Streams of Income With Your Products and Services by Wendi J McNeill

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You can also look for Wendis ebook $5,000 No-Fee Speaking Model to be released by the end of January 2009. ► Discover how to make money.