Mon.Mar 12, 2012

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Question your thinking to communicate more clearly

PowerPoint Tips

When you create a presentation, you start with the content. But how do you know if your content is clear and logical? Purpose. Concepts. Questions.

The 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’m off this week to the 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference in Washington DC. It’ll be my fourth conference and the second one at which I’ve presented. As in 2009, I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera to post to YouTube. It all fits with the [.].

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The introverted speaker at TED: Susan Cain

The Eloquent Woman

For one thing, it demonstrates how well a self-described introvert can tackle what some think of as the most daunting public speaking task, a TED talk.

11 Secrets of Viral Videos: What’s Buzzing at SXSW – Forbes

Content Marketing Today

What makes some Web videos go viral, while others languish? Gupta’s formula starts with six factors that define successful videos’ content.

Controlling flashy graphics

The Presenter's Blog

I recently observed an exciting approach to presenting a boring subject. The type of subject that is entirely fact driven, very technical, and needs a lot of slides! This approach held an auditorium of 200 people in rapt attention for just under two hours. The entire presentation had been professionally animated! The visuals had swamped the message.

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Great Article on Why Public Speaking Scares You by Susan Adams at Forbes.com

Speaking Freely

I just read an article on Forbes called “Why Public Speaking Scares and and How to Overcome your Fear” by Susan Adams. This is one of the best articles on fear of speaking I have seen in  a long time!  I am a presentation and speaking coach in Houston.  I have specialized in transforming [.].

Writers: how to deal with feedback

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Whether you are a staff writer, a freelance writer writing for periodicals or corporate clients, or even write fiction or non-fiction books, you will get feedback. Every writer, unless they are writing in a vacuum, gets feedback before his or her work goes out. I go so far as to say that every writer needs an editor.

Great Article on Why Public Speaking Scares You by Susan Adams at

Speaking Freely

Be Compelling In Your Advertising Message | B Squared Ads

Content Marketing Today

Did you ever look at a company’s brand and think, that’s stupid, or that’s weird? Or maybe you’ve wondered what on earth they’re trying to say.Don’t look now, but people could be saying that about your own brand message.A compelling message gets attention. Via www.bsquaredads.com.

Public Speaking Presentations: What to Do If.

Great Public Speaking

YOU TRIP GOING TO THE LECTERN I also do magic tricks. It took years of finishing school to learn to do that. I had a good trip. See you next fall. I'm the only speaker who can fall UP a set of steps. Is there a doctor in the house? Say this in a playful manner so you don't alarm the audience.] All that money I spent at Arthur Murray's was a waste.

Pet Grief: The quiet miracle of sympathy cards via U.S. Postal Service

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's so old-fashioned: snail mail.    But it was exactly the right thing at the right time.  Postal Service. 

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3 Conversations You Must Have to Get Big-Fee Speaking Engagements

Pivotal Public Speaking

Many experts who want more big-fee speeches start off with all the right tools: great topics, fabulous speaking style, and a book with a lot of buzz. Unfortunately, many don’t get past the free-speech circuit. Their book and publicity get people to take their call, but their conversations cause them to lose the speaking engagement.

LinkedIn - It knows plenty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That's why investors are going for the stock even though the P/E ratio is bizarre.   Here you can take a peek.