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138 Top Tweets from the 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The annual Ragan Speechwriters Conference was held March 14 – 16, 2012 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. Speechwriting Ragan Speechwriters Conference TwitterOver 200 professional speechwriters met for two days and attended a series of main stage keynotes and break out sessions.

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3 Presentation Lessons from Comic-Con 2012

Duarte Blog

Posted on Twitter by Scott Snyder @Ssnyder1835, writer of Batman. 3. First of all, let me come clean. I am not a fanboy of any kind. moment.

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Obama v. Romney: Blogging the 2012 US Presidential Debates

The Presenter's Blog

You can follow him on twitter @powerfulpoint. You can follow his Twitter feed on @speak2all. They also brought us the arena.

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8 things I wish more speakers would post on Twitter

The Eloquent Woman

I'm a big fan of working with, not against, the Twitter backchannel during your speech. Give us some details. call for questions.

The growing Twitter buzz about conferences with few (or no) women speakers

The Eloquent Woman

keep standing searches for "women speakers" and "women's speeches" going on Twitter. What have you noticed in this discussion on Twitter?

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Morgan's Top 5 Communications Trends and Predictions for 2012

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  With all this going on, and lots more no one can anticipate, what are the communications trends for 2012? 1.    In 2012, even the most troglodyte of communicators will realize that we’re no longer primarily reachable via the news release, the headline, and the story.    So welcome to 2012

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Stop that Stutter: 6 Steps to Overcome Presentation Performance Anxiety

Duarte Blog

Delivery Diary Question Tips anxiety fear help nerves nervous presentation problem solution speech stutter stuttering tips tweet twitter

The blog's top 10 public speaking posts and top 10 famous speeches of 2012

The Eloquent Woman

As we draw near to the end of 2012, take a look at what you--and other readers--sought the most on The Eloquent Woman this year. useful post.

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Get Noticed in a Noisy World

Duarte Blog

He’s an incredibly ambitious super-human with a Twitter following to which Lady Gaga would tip her (ridiculous) hat. Part 2: Prepare to Launch.

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Famous Speech Friday: Michelle Obama at the 2012 Democratic National Convention

The Eloquent Woman

First Lady Michelle Obama provided an example of this when she recently spoke at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Here's his take.)

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How To Lose Friends And Alienate Twitter Followers: 5 Stupid Social Media Mistakes | Fast Company

Content Marketing Today

When I interviewed entrepreneur and author Guy Kawasaki recently, I chatted with him at great lengths about his Twitter publishing habits.

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7 Public Speaking Social Media Strategies

Speak and Deliver

How about Twitter, Linked In, and all the other Social Media platforms that exist today? Is Facebook Public Speaking? And I mean ALL of them?

It's 2012, and women are still having trouble getting on the program as speakers

The Eloquent Woman

The Wall Street Green Trading Summit boasted on Twitter that it has "the most women speakers of any energy and environmental conference this year."

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Need Google Plus and Twitter content? Go old school | SEO Copywriting

Content Marketing Today

Once upon a time, long before Twitter, Google + and Facebook, there was a powerful piece of marketing collateral that’s all but ignored now.

Women in Leadership & Business Conference 2012

Executive Speech Coach

How to Deliver Superior Presentations: Attend the Women in Leadership & Business Conference to hear George Torok speak - Monday April 16.

200 Top Tweets from #NSA12

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The annual National Speakers Association Convention was held July 14 – 17, 2012 at the JW Marriott Hotel, Indianapolis. I was not able to attend this year’s event, but took the opportunity to follow along on Twitter. Public Speaking Social Media Conference National Speakers Association

Add a QR code to your presentation

PowerPoint Tips

By now, you’ve probably seen QR codes in many places. You may even have used them. They’re still fairly new. Email address? GoQR.me.

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Presentation European Seminars 2012 in London Nov 7 & 8

Presentation Zen

So far — just by using Twitter and Facebook — people have signed up from over a dozen countries, including as far away as Japan. These are.

TED Talks, #illustraTED

Duarte Blog

We had a great time, even after Twitter put the kibosh on the fun. It’s no secret that Duarte has a big crush on TED. As

Great Content Marketing Ideas for Using Google Plus

Content Marketing Today

But at the same time, Google+ is not Twitter, and users will likely expect a bit more than a stream of shared links. Regular updates.

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Clint Eastwood at the RNC: 9 Ways He Made Our Day

Speak and Deliver

Last night, Clint Eastwood gave the world what it wanted. He gave people who are not Republicans a performance they could denounce and demean. Goofy?

Losing Credibility in the Instant Information Age

Speak and Deliver

Please, comment below, or on Facebook/Twitter/etc. {EAV:311a9f443c52784a} Did this picture of Morgan Freeman make you want to read this post?

How to Make Google Reader Your Content Marketing Partner

Content Marketing Today

A Great Video Points the Way to Effective Use of RSS. Written by Paul Mosensen.

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12for12 April Challenge: Review Your Image

Speak Schmeak

Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program yet? But remember, this is all about getting out of your comfort zone. We all are.

Microstyle: The art of writing little

The Presenter's Blog

Any Roman orator would have recognised the ideas, even if they wouldn’t have recognised the application to Twitter messages!

Why the Massive Move to Mobile Computing Changes Content Marketing Rules

Content Marketing Today

In research released April 13, 2012, eMarketer predicted a massive shift to mobile devices: … by 2014, 33.3% of the U.S. Smartphones Soar.

12for12 February Challenge: Be present

Speak Schmeak

Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program yet? But remember, this is all about getting out of your comfort zone. Still. listen.

Flirting with Twitter

The Communication Blog

Here's an interesting list of things to do if you want to flirt using Twitter. flirting relationships TwitterIn today's world, for good or ill, you need to be technologically savvy to flirt, to relate. link] [link].

Twitter hires Edelman to educate users

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Twitter is a complex digital tool.    AD AGE reports that the challenge for Twitter is no longer name recognition. 

The Eloquent Woman Index: My treasure trove of 70+ women's speeches

The Eloquent Woman

You can always follow our Famous Speech Friday posts on Facebook , Twitter , and Google+ as well. We'll resume the series next Friday.

How Rush Limbaugh is helping me celebrate Women's History Month

The Eloquent Woman

keynote, during which men in the audience used the Twitter feed projected behind her to wonder what it would be like to "do" her. They may not be trying to silence you by asking that you bare your breasts these days, but they can undress you with their eyes, demand a sex tape or use the Twitter feed to speculate about raping you.

I'm my own worst audience member

Speak Schmeak

If you know me even a little, you know my phone is my lifeline to Twitter, Facebook, e-mail, my husband, my friends and my life. And that is me.

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Social Media Marketing Explained in 61 Words

Content Marketing Today

Classic wisdom from David Meerman Scott. Don’t buy, beg or bug! It still boils down to content marketing.

Famous Speech Friday: Actress Viola Davis: "What keeps me in the business is hope"

The Eloquent Woman

For Davis, the night started when someone on the red carpet asked the star of The Help what set her apart from everyone else there.

If you don't want the relationship, don't ask for the favor

Speak Schmeak

In this blog post , John Greathouse describes a phone call from someone seeking referrals to contacts in John's field. They feel special.

5 Keys to Connecting with Your Customers on Facebook

Content Marketing Today

Take American Express, for instance – a company that was here long before Facebook and Twitter. It’s a lot easier than you might imagine.

Sharpen your Skype, conference call & Hangout speaking skills: 8 tools

The Eloquent Woman

You can schedule live conversations and moderate who gets to speak, and share the time of the chat to Twitter and Facebook. Saving that Skype?

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#eventprofs, Get a musical recap for your conference sessions with @songadaymann

The Eloquent Woman

You can reach Jonathan at songsforpeople@yahoo.com and follow him on Twitter at @songadaymann.he'd be a smart hire for your next conference.

Resolve to Speak & Deliver in 2012

Speak and Deliver

Many of my goals in 2012 are the same. What will YOU be doing in 2012 to Speak & Deliver? Looking back, how'd I do? Hey, it happens.

What are you waiting for and how long are you willing to wait?

Speak Schmeak

If you've read my blog or newsletter, or if you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you know I'm indeed shooting videos and launching a teleseminar series ( October 4th, y'all! ). I'm on a mission. To stop waiting. I'm a perfectionist, so this is not easy for me. It's over, people. I'm tired of waiting until everything is perfect.