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Happy New Year 2017 (and a new book!)

Manner of Speaking

If you are a regular visitor to this blog, you might … Continue reading → Book Review Der TED-Effekt Florian MueckI want to wish all readers Happy New Year. hope that 2017 is a happy, healthy and successful one for you and for those whom you hold dear.

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Turn a presentation into a report or e-book

PowerPoint Tips

You might find it valuable to create a report or e-book from a presentation. But how do you turn a presentation into a report or e-book?

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Free PDF book giveaway: Books on writing and business of freelance writing

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

To kick off the New Year, I am giving away PDFS of my books–any of my books that might be of interest to you. So if you want a PDF of one of my books, email me–but you have to email me by the end of the week (Jan. 8) to get your free PDF book. That is all you have to do. Scout’s honor ! Happy New Year

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Book Review: The Speechwriter, by Barton Swaim

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In a book that is in part the machinations of The Good Wife and in part the political farce of Yes Minister, Barton Swaim shares insights he gained into the life of a speechwriter during the second term of South Carolina governor Mark Sanford. Cultural Differences Speechwriting Book Review

Book Review: Keynote Mastery, by Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

My recent review on Amazon of the new book, Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker was incomplete. need to explain in more detail the many positive elements of Patrick’s story as well as clarify why I referred to it on Amazon ‘flawed’ and show where other emerging speakers can learn from […].

5 Reasons Every Speaker Should Write a Book (and How to Write Yours in 90 Days)

Succeed Speaking

If you’re a speaker, or if you want to speak, you should write a book. You don’t believe you really need a book, or. But why?

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Reference books for design

Joan Detz Speaker Services

keep these books in my library and recommend them highly: Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences, by Nancy Duarte Envisioning Information, by Edward R. Would you like your PowerPoint presentations to look better? Invest a couple hours to read about design from top design authorities. Tufte.

New Book for Researchers, Scholars, & Technical Presenters

Presentation Zen

The book is Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks by data-visualization pro Jonathan Schwabish. Check it out.

Write a Book. Change the World.

Content Marketing Today

Great business books do change the world. You may have the beginnings of a great business book lurking within your brain.

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Book Preview: The Age of the Image, by Stephen Apkon

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This looks like a significant book for anyone [.]. Book Review Business Communication Cultural Differences Culture Shock!

New book, Master Presenter, collects lessons from the world’s top presentation experts

PowerPoint Tips

You can order the book from Amazon here: Kindle version. The book contains articles by: Dianna Booher. Paperback version. Tom Mucciolo.

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Design an e-book or report cover in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Last week, I talked about how to convert a presentation to a report or e-book. It gives the book more pages. What size will it be? Pixlr.

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Presentation books: The Pin Drop Principle

The Presenter's Blog

The acting insights throughout the book serve a purpose, are relevant, and offer pointers and ideas. The Pin Drop Principle. Riley Mills.

Nancy’s New Book on Shelves Now

Duarte Blog

The book offers real world advice to help you: Win over tough crowds. Dive right in and buy the book , or download a free section.

Speakers - Where's Your Book?

Speak and Deliver

It's a good book, with some life-changing advice, if one chooses to apply it. Which brings me to a larger point: Where's YOUR book?

Do e-book sales cannibalize print sales?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Do e-book sales cannibalize print sales? Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand creating e-books creating e-pubs e-books Kindle books sales of e-booksFind out what Paul Lima has experienced.

Read a book -- you'll be a better speaker

Speak Schmeak

Have you ever heard the expression, "It's a doggy dog world?" Have you ever heard someone say, "For all intensive purposes?" How do you remedy this?

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52 Books in 52 Weeks - 2014 Challenge Wrap-Up

Speak and Deliver

Below is my list of 52 books (which turned into 61 as I added new books along the way) that I set a goal to read and review in 2014.

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Book journal: Credibility and the feminine rhetorical style

The Eloquent Woman

Gender and Discourse , another Tannen book I''m digging into, looks in more depth at the differences between the genders in their speaking.

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Book 3 of 52 in 52: Drive by Daniel Pink

Speak and Deliver

Sure, I''d seen the TEDtalk video - but everytime I thought about buying the book - well, other offerings just seemed to jump up instead.

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Own Your Industry - Book 23 of 52 in 52 - A Review of Douglas Kruger's latest book

Speak and Deliver

If you''re not a self-marketing guru, this is definitely the book for you. That was in 2004. The long-term benefit?

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Book Review: The Circle by Dave Eggers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Social Media Book Review Culture Shock!

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Book Review: The Political Speechwriter’s Companion

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Speechwriting Bob Lehrman Book Review political speechwriting Robert Lehrman

Book Review: The Age Of The Image, by Stephen Apkon

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This is one of the most thought provoking books I’ve ever read on corporate and political communications. storytelling video

Five less-talked about gems from Nancy Duarte’s latest book “Resonate”

Speaking about Presenting

Resonate , Nancy Duarte’s latest book, is for the serious student of presentations. Presentation booksYour audience is the hero.

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Five less-talked about gems from Nancy Duarte’s latest book “Resonate”

Speaking about Presenting

Resonate , Nancy Duarte’s latest book, is for the serious student of presentations. Presentation booksYou audience is the hero.

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13 great books to help you succeed, create, & communicate better in 2013

Presentation Zen

One of the many things from his book that resonated with me was his strong belief that voracious reading was a key to his creativity. White.

2013 62

The Interpersonal Communication Book

The Communication Blog

I want to apologize to users of my Interpersonal Communication Book , 14th edition. The Interpersonal Communication Bookparagraph was omitted in the printing. The following paragraph would be inserted on page 130 before "Personal Distance." Intimate Distance. Each person experiences the sound, smell, and feel of the other’s breath.

5 Questions to ask before you start to write your non-fiction book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

A friend of mine told me he was starting to write a non-fiction book. suggested that he take a look at the W5, from the perspective of thinking about and planning his book, before he started to write. congratulated him and asked, “Have you answered your who, what, where, when and why yet?”. And here, in a nutshell, is what I told him.

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Author sells 10,000th self-published books

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

We interrupt this blog to make what I consider a wonderful announcement : Paul Lima has written and self-published 11  books in six years and has sold 10,000 copies of his books. Several of his books on writing are used by colleges and universities. Most of Lima’s books are available in print or as Kindles, ePubs or PDFs.

10 great books to help you think, create, & communicate better in 2012

Presentation Zen

This book is quick and easy to read. This is a beautifully designed book. The book is simple, visual, and clear. New for 2012.

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The Nonverbal Communication Book TOC

The Communication Blog

Here is the Table of Contents for The Nonverbal Communication Book. The Nonverbal Communication Book. Welcome to The Nonverbal Communication Book. Welcome to the Nonverbal Communication Book [Preface]. the nonverbal communication book nonverbal communication table of contents Nonverbal Communication Part One.

2 Great Visual Storytelling Books for Children

Presentation Zen

Since they were babies they have been exposed to books. We've already gotten a lot of mileage of these books. May The Force Be With You

Book Review: The Art of Immersion, by Frank Rose

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The implications of the transition from top-down to user-generated content is explored in detail by Frank Rose in his book The Art of Immersion.

Book 8 of 52 in 52: The Barefoot Executive by Carrie Wilkerson

Speak and Deliver

Yes, you can find a lot of this in a myriad of other books. Evans last year. It''s not too technical, not too specific, but neither too broad.

What Were the Best Speaking Programs/Books of they Year?

Speak and Deliver

grew up reading Encyclopedia Brown and The Great Brain and then the Robert Heinlein books for youth (and later his more mature material), C.S.

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4 unusual books for tackling your public speaking fears

The Eloquent Woman

There are loads of books targeting public speaking fear head-on. affiliate links books we likeGot a panel coming up?

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Non-fiction book titles and SEO

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Excerpt from "Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Fiction or Non-fiction Book and eBook" on using SEO in your non-fiction book titles. Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services My Books Search Engine Optimization

Book review: Obstacle Illusions

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

It is not a long book, and it is very easy reading. However, it is the type of book that you keep going back to. Books deaf review

From How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Opening remarks from the best-selling How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days. wrote this book because I kept on running into budding authors who could tell me about their great book ideas but somehow were not able to actually write their books. What does it take to write a book in 60 days ? It takes an idea.

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