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Why People Share: The Most Overlooked Part of Social Media Marketing

Content Marketing Today

A lot of great marketers make lousy social media marketers. Don’t get me wrong, we have great clients and they typically “get it.”

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 119)

Manner of Speaking

Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) Chilean Poet, Diplomat and Nobel Laureate. All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are. Filed under: Quotes for Public Speakers. Quotes for Public Speakers Chile Pablo Neruda public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes

The 10 Commandments of Presentations

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

A few years back I did a version of these.    Today, I was inspired to update them.      I.    Thou shall speak authentically, from the heart.   II.    Thou shall focus on the audience.   III. Thou shall not use Power Point as speaker notes.   IV.      V. 

Five finds for speakers in work presentations & meetings

The Eloquent Woman

Your most frequent "public speaking" probably takes place in work-related settings, from videoconferencing to meetings and presentations. It's an " ultra-bright 15-lumen projector which lets you project a 50-inch wide image on a wall." For those of us who lug presentation tools around, a welcome prospect. Engagement with your audience is your aim.

Ed Miliband talks during his own speeches set to music in Labour's latest PPB

Max Atkinson

It has at least two irritating features that I've blogged about before. It leaves me wondering why - and short of long words

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Public Speaking - Numbers

Great Public Speaking

Most businesses have numerous uses for numbers, both written and oral. Again, some numbers are funnier and more interesting than others. number like zero has other names that are funny that aren't even numbers. Goose egg, nada, nil, zip and zilch are all funny ways to express the number zero. Even zero is funnier than the word none.

What did you expect when you wrote your speech?

Pivotal Public Speaking

You wrote your speech, prepared it, presented it. Was it successful? Did you get some response?  . What did you expect?  . If it was not successful, if it did not get response, then possibly it did not meet your expectations. What were your expectations? Did you have expectations?  . Expectations are vitally important in creating a presentation.

Rebel in the Back Seat and other short stories

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Sometimes tragic. Often hilarious. Frequently poignant. And always uplifting. Rebel In The Back Seat" (and other short stories) will make you smile, make you laugh, make you feel and just might cause you to reflect on growing up -- the good, the not always good, and the painful. And yes, even the funny moments too. My Books Rebel In The Back Seat

Getting to the top of PR is lots like getting into Harvard Business School

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Melissa Horn demonstrates that in her interview with Dee Leopold in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. Horn's interview with Leopold is a stunner.

How much should you charge for a freelance speech?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Someone who attended one of my speechwriting seminars a decade ago (currently a staff speechwriter), called with a pricing question.  He received an opportunity to “moonlight” with a freelance speechwriting assignment, but he didn’t have any idea what to charge. told him, “Make your life easy.  Stay tuned

CEO Succession: With all the churn, lots of opportunities for smart IR folks, financial writers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The smart money chases after leadership.    For instance, in speechwriting/ghostwriting we want the C-suite in the Fortune 100. 

Podcast: Cascade Employers Association

Communication Steroids

Tim and Roger, having just finished a 12-week public speaking training course with Cascade Employers Association of Salem, Oregon, discuss how it turned out for them. Tim and Roger, having just finished a 12-week public speaking training course with Cascade Employers Association of Salem, Oregon, discuss how it turned out for them.

Sheraton Kisses Away Alternate Sex Biz: Here's a niche for PR firms

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We all know the magic of a kiss.    At the Phoenix Sheraton restaurant, a lesbian couple shared one to celebrate their anniversary. 

Financial Communications: Helping our Wall Street clients tell their story

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Profits are down on Wall Street.    By about half: $13.5 billion v $27.6 billion the year before.  financial industry. 

Teri Everett Goes to Time Inc. from News Corp

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Teri Everett has gone from one media game to another.  In its flagship publication TIME, Time Inc.   Will Time Inc. careers Media