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

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So I had my agent write a post on how to get a book deal. But really, I'm telling you, you probably don't need to write a book.

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Buzzwords of 2009

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Categories: buzzwords 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading. Im always interested in what instructors and students think of my books and especially in what I can do to make them better - more relevant, more interesting, more useful, more visually appealing. Impolite Questions, What Are They?

How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Have prepared notes Print out the research you did of their bios, points of contention, the high level agenda, and follow up questions you may want to do. I’m known for requiring the panelists to bring a case study or example with measurable results. Thanks for writing all these ideas down. who is attending? As Web 2.0 thanks!

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How to Start Speaking at Events | chrisbrogan.com

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write about the types of speeches I hope to give. Write something YOU'D want to attend, and that helps. know write and speak weekly.

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ 16 February 2009 ~ View from on stage as I’m preparing to speak at An Event Apart New Orleans 2008. I’ll be straight up with you: I don’t profess to be an expert speaker. I’ve had my share of presentations that have been total flops, along with some very successful ones.

Presentation Zen: 10 non-PowerPoint books that can help you create better presentations

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Maureen spent twenty years working at Xerox PARC on color printing, digital color, interactive computer graphics, illustration and design syste ms.

SEOmoz | Presentation Skills for SEO

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Thumbs Up Thumbs Down 1 up, 0 down Reply Permalink Wes Upchurch March 25th, 2009 at 8:19 am Thanks Lucy, These are great tips. ” 3.

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Print Job Situation: WORSE than we thought

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Any print pro who doesn't know it's over requires therapy and a career coach.    Yeah, the job situation in print is worse than we thought, even if we've been following yesterday's cuts at FORBES and the coming cuts at THE NEW YORK TIMES next week. Tags: Writing

Review: Business writing books helps improve your business writing

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However, compared to other academic books on writing, this is a refreshing change as the book speaks to you as a writer. Tags: Business Writing Self-Publishing & Print On Demand business writing business writing process harness business writing process The tone of the book is informal, yet academic.

Can B2B Print Media Avoid the Fate of the Dinosaurs?

Content Marketing Today

For centuries, print magazines and newspapers had a publishing information monopoly. The print mentality was tattooed on their psyche.

2009 – a banner year for author’s book sales

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

2009 has been a banner year for book sales, at least for me. The book How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days accounted for 712 books sold. POD print on demand selling books online Tags: My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand Lightening Source Inc. The numbers are in. sold 1,048 books.

Jobless U.S. Print Journalists - Try CAIJING in Beijing

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Right now the plum opportunities could be for those of us print writers who have been knocked out the box in the U.S.  print is over but in China print is just getting off the ground.  Tags: Writing Face it.    Sooner than later the boss will be Chinese.    Here in the U.S.

Ultimate Print Media Cheerleader Site Carries More Clerical Classified

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Business writing & creative writing books now on Amazon

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

My two newest books – Harness the Business Writing Process and (re)Discover the Joy of Creative Writing have been processed by my print on demand printer (Lightening Source Inc.) In addition, HBWP and RJCW are available in print and electronic format directly from the [.].

It's 2009 - How would you reset Time Inc.?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The world is glutted with writers, editors, and print graphics folks.  Tags: Writing It certainly appears that TimeWarner will sell the Time Inc. magazine unit.    That's what Jessica Wohl reports in Reuters.    It's not been the best of fits. What would I do with Time Inc.? 

Eight Steps to Getting Speaking Engagements : MarketingProfs Articles

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However, having someone dedicated to the taskwho will aggressively identify opportunities, develop relationships with event organizers and write and submit speaker proposalsshould lead to an increase in the frequency of speaking engagements, and thus increased visibility for the participating executives and the firm as a whole. and Web 2.0

That full-length print book for our own byline: Not so easy for ghostwriters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today I struggled through the galleys for my first full-length print book which is entirely for my byline.    What we write for our own byline is done as a hail-mary pass.    Writing for our own bylines, it's only us relative nobodies.   Tags: Writing   And a good living it is. 

Why independent practitioners need to set goals

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As my blog indicates, I am a six-figure freelancer, that includes my modest 4-figure income from my print on demand (POD) books on business writing and the business of freelance writing. Next year, I have set a goal for my POD books: to double the first figure of my 4-figure POD income. Then my goal [.].

Ghostwriting: One of the best careers for 2009 [U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT]

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Ask any one of us ghostwriters:  People, and not only Americans, don't want to write, can't write, don't have the time to write, or are uncomfortable with the aloneness of the process.  NEWS & WORLD REPORT that ghostwriting is one of the best careers for 2009.    Tags: Writing

Writing for PowerPoint 3: Snappy Headlines

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

When you’re writing tabloid headlines, you don’t have much space. Good PowerPoint writing is the same.

PowerPoint and the demise of Chalk & Talk: (1) The beginning of the end

Max Atkinson

A warm welcome to anyone who's arrived here via the BBC website - in which case you're probably interested in speaking and presentation.

Talk: How to write a non-fiction book in 60 days

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

With the growth in Print on Demand (POD), public speakers, seminar leaders, consultants, technical trainers, financial planners, real estate agents, lawyers, nutritionists and fitness experts, people who have lived interesting, and not so interesting, lives, are all writing non-fiction.

Think twice before you read or write

Max Atkinson

As one who writes books and runs courses on the subject, should I be annoyed that he makes it sound as though speechwriting is such an easy and straightforward craft? Reading it at dead of night on a computer screen and in this morning's cool light of day in the actual (rather than virtual) newspaper yielded quite different reactions.

Chapters/Indigo to carry “60 Days” in 3 stores

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Tags: Self-Publishing & Print On Demand how to write a non-fiction book in 60 days

Christmas circulars and the rise of undisciplined writing in the digital age

Max Atkinson

Another common feature is that the quality of writing leaves much to be desired. They can go on for anything up to four pages.

Writing: For too many of us, no longer a day job

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now, post-affluence, too many of us writers will have to get day jobs in which we don't write, at least not the kind of writing we were used to doing.   Many were writing but it was press releases, website content, manuals, e-learning materials, posts for clients's blogs and even tweets. 

Ghostwriting Boom: Researching/Writing Student Term Papers, Book Reviews, Even Dissertations

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  They would interview one to three ghostwriters to research, conduct backgrounder interviews for, position, ghostwrite, and run through the approval process: Opinion-editorials for top-tier print media such as THE WALL STREET JOURNAL and THE WASHINGTON POST. Full-length print books [that was where the big money was, up to $100,000.].

Executive Speech Coach & How to Write a Speech

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Many of these heroes write for history. Everything he writes and says is of interest to me. How to write a speech for the ears By Michael Sebastian. Speeches aren’t print articles, so write accordingly. Crafting a speech is unlike writing a press release, e-mail or article in the employee publication. Enjoy.

The Godfather Guide to Direct Marketing: Make Me an Offer I Can’t Refuse

Content Marketing Today

It appears to be a pretty expensively produced item so that means between postage, design, and printing they have spent a lot of money.

Why You Need Outbound Marketing to Strengthen Your Inbound Marketing

Content Marketing Today

Use a ready, fire, aim strategy to get your story out to as many relevant channels as you can find including print, radio, TV and online.

Embarq’s 2nd Attempt to Get My Business Back: Even Worse than the First!

Content Marketing Today

Well, gosh, we might be dumb but we’re not so dumb as to miss the fine print. But, did they give up? Here’s their headline: We don’t blame you.

How to Give Away a Ton of Information to Sell a Ton of Products

Content Marketing Today

Writing a good business plan is hard work. Of course, back then, nobody was calling what he did content marketing. recorded webinars.

e-books

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flood of letters/responses are presented in the Times of August 16, 2009, many lamenting the rise of the e-book. books will, without a doubt, replace the traditional printed textbook, largely because it is a more efficient medium for communicating information. Almost all, in my opinion, miss the point. agree with you, Joe!

The Communication Blog: Speech of Apology

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10.12.2009 Speech of Apology Here is a great and recent example of a brief and effective (I think) speech of apology, no matter that its in print; its still a speech. And, of course, theres lots to discuss in terms of the medias role and effectiveness in presenting apologies like this. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se.

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Confront Your.

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1.10.2011 Communication Strategies: Confront Your Stereotypes Originally, the word stereotype was a printing term that referred to the plate that printed the same image over and over. sociological or psychological stereotype is a fixed impression of a group of people. Very likely, you do. Or they may be about to engage in carjacking.

Sound Advice from George Orwell

Manner of Speaking

Seth Godin recently wrote a post on good writing habits. He The attraction of this way of writing is that it is easy. by George Orwell.

Interview: Jane Atkinson - The Wealthy Speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Would the message of the speech look good printed on a T-shirt? These services include writing one-time speeches for CEOs as well as company overview or Vision Pitch presentations delivered multiple times in the Executive Briefing Centers of major Silicon Valley companies. Jane reported that top speakers earn over $1 million annually.

Interview: Jane Atkinson - The Wealthy Speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Would the message of the speech look good printed on a T-shirt? These services include writing one-time speeches for CEOs as well as company overview or Vision Pitch presentations delivered multiple times in the Executive Briefing Centers of major Silicon Valley companies. Jane reported that top speakers earn over $1 million annually.

Interview: Jane Atkinson - The Wealthy Speaker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Would the message of the speech look good printed on a T-shirt? These services include writing one-time speeches for CEOs as well as company overview or Vision Pitch presentations delivered multiple times in the Executive Briefing Centers of major Silicon Valley companies. Jane reported that top speakers earn over $1 million annually.

New book: Motivation for (Non-Fiction) Writers by Nate Hendley

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“Motivation&# is packed with practical tips, insights and advice on how to start-up or step-up a freelance, non-fiction writing career. Price: Print: $16.23; Download: $9.95 Tags: Freelance Writing - Corporate Freelance Writing - Newspaper/Magazine My Books freelance writing