Wed.May 02, 2012

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Why You May Be Screwed If You Don’t Take Google+ Seriously

Content Marketing Today

Pay  Careful Attention to the Upper Right hand Corner of Google Search Results. cannot imagine that advertisers are overly pleased by that. Yikes!

Design a first slide that stands out and matches your brand

PowerPoint Tips

I really like slides with a solid background, usually white or black. They’re neat and clean. They don’t distract from the message.

Use W5 to help you communicate effectively

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Whether you are writing or talking, communicating effectively is important. To demonstrate the point, I often tell the story of the golf course groundskeeper who hired a young trainee. The day the trainee showed up, the groundskeeper said, “See those bundles of sod on the truck? If you want to know what happened, please read the blog post!

Speakers: To persuade, get concrete. To inspire, be abstract.

The Eloquent Woman

Should you try to inspire your audience--or persuade them? Are you speaking about why your audience should do something--or how to pull it off? New research suggests that decision depends on the timing of your message and what the audience has to do next, whether that deadline is in the future or next week. Consider that, graduates!

May 12for12 Challenge: Be Prepared

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. Which one are you?

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Why - and How - Your Audience Matters. #3 of 5 Blogs. 5 Ideas. 5 Days.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

The first question you should ask when preparing a presentation is, who’s my audience?    But that question requires more than a one-word answer.    It’s the beginning of an exploration of the exact circumstances of your audience – who, what, when, where, and why – everything about them you can determine.    04.

How to Attract the Eyes in Your Multi-Media Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

Two Key Principles of Eye Movement Let’s look at two important principles of presenting with a computer and screen. But don't use white on black.

May 12for12 Challenge: Be Prepared

Speak Schmeak

Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program yet? Build your "confidence muscles" with monthly challenges designed to help you get out of your comfort zone and build confidence in a variety of settings that will prepare you for your upcoming speaking engagements! But remember, this is all about getting out of your comfort zone.

How to stay motivated when the road is long…

SpeakerSue Says...

My two nieces, ages 10 and 11, ran in the KidsRock marathon. It’s 25 miles of individual running spread out over time and a 1.2 mile race, with the neighboring schools, run on the same course that the 1/2 and full marathon will be run the following morning. when you run? Me: Ummm. I was embarrassed to not have a quick answer. compete.

"Top 20 Seminar Scams" Webinar

Great Public Speaking

Complimentary Public Service Webinar No Sales offer at all. Top 20 Seminar Scams" (I WILL be naming some names) Wednesday, May 2nd 8:05 PM Eastern time https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/987035078 You will learn: = 21 Ways Professional Level Con People can cheat you at seminars. = Why you should still go to seminars.

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Thought for the day – getting unstuck

Pivotal Public Speaking

“When we feel stuck, going nowhere — even starting to slip backward — we may actually be backing up to get a running start.”

News Corp: Nobody really cares about the scandal, the business is too good

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's the way it goes.    News Corp head Rupert Murdoch had to be censured and he was.  Branding Current Affairs Media

Great Improv Exercise

Green Room Speakers

Try rehearsing the opener of your speech using a variety of vocal tones and body language.

Competition: A generation relearns how to go after a job, assignment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I have to compete. That was the accidental insight I got after I pulled out all stops to land an assignment covering an aspect of online video. 

Podcast: Using Social Media to find your Client’s Pain Points

Communication Steroids

Social media can be an effective way to uncover what ails you (or your clients). Tim and Roger take a look at the ways you can use Twitter, Facebook, et al to diagnose those ills. Share this! Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious Social media can be an effective way to uncover what ails you (or your clients). Share this!TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Occupy Wall Street & Performance Art: Rhythm as unifying force

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Whether or not Occupy Wall Street will dominate again as a voice of reform is up in the air.    GDP growth of 2%+ is better than no growth.

Podcast: Using Social Media to find your Client’s Pain Points

Communication Steroids

Social media can be an effective way to uncover what ails you (or your clients). Tim and Roger take a look at the ways you can use Twitter, Facebook, et al to diagnose those ills. Share this! Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious Social media can be an effective way to uncover what ails you (or your clients). Share this!TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Alum success: new novel from speechwriter

Joan Detz Speaker Services

My congratulations to Robert Yeager, a highly talented writer who has attended several of my speechwriting workshops.  His new novel, The Romanov Stone , is now up on Amazon

Newt Gingrich Drops Out of Presidential Race

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized drops out gop race newt gingrich quits

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