So, what’s a great website really look like?

Speaker Launcher

These would need what I call a “Marketing Flip Flop&# to highlight client outcomes first, speaker second. Here’s a tip I wrote awhile back on Flip Flops.

20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ 16 February 2009 ~ View from on stage as I’m preparing to speak at An Event Apart New Orleans 2008. I’ve had my share of presentations that have been total flops, along with some very successful ones. 1 Jason Zimdars ~ 16 February 2009 Great post. Aaron I 3 Jared Stein ~ 16 February 2009 Thanks, Cameron! 5 Jeff Gates ~ 16 February 2009 Great post, Cameron. 19 Jake Toolson ~ 17 February 2009 Zzz.

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Peaking of Upliftment Industry?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Maybe if Oprah leaves  talk-ville and "Precious" flops  critically and in profits, we will finally know that upliftment industry has peaked.    Then we can go on to trying to figure out what are mainstream American values post-Crash.    My hunch is that we will return to an over-educated version of common sense.    I tried to return to my non-educated common sense roots and that didn't work. 

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Audience on the Stage

Duarte Blog

There are audiences out there that will LOVE this kind of two way discussion, and there are some audiences with whom polling would be a complete flop. Last month Nancy Duarte spoke at Web2.0 Expo and it was a huge success. In preparation for her talk she asked me if there would be a way to reproduce an exercise called “Speaker & Audience Mapping&# that she usually leads in the slideology workshops.

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Observational Humor — Case Study #44

Humor Power

If the first line had bombed, I would have delivered the line as: “I was hoping that line would be OK…since I’m half Chinese.&# By using it as a saver, I would be acknowledging that the first line flopped, and getting a laugh by pointing out the obvious, that I was not Chinese. At last week’s PowerHouse Pros Toastmasters meeting we had 17 guests who had attended Steve Pavlina’s Conscious Growth Workshop. One of those guests was Alex Wu from Ottawa, Canada.

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Five Ways to Speak Like Obama | BNET

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Say one thing, then flip-flop. Obama / the President of the United States of America /(2009 - ) / was a genius / during the campaign. Paulo Romano Sao Paulo, Brasil 59 John Galt 2009 04/22/09 | Report as spam RE: Five Ways to Speak Like Obama What, rely exclusively on a teleprompter and avoid all extemporaneous exchanges?

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New Decade, New Marketing

Speaker Launcher

I talked alot in 2009 about doing a marketing Flip Flop. Yesterday during my workout, I was watching “So You Think You Can Dance&#. There was a section where they stopped the auditions and told the dancers what the do’s and dont’s for this year were. First thing to go?

Design Your Space

Green Room Speakers

Even the best presentation can flop if the physical space is not conducive to learning.

Speak & Deliver - A Public Speaking Blog For the Speaking Public: The Climax - The Make or Break Moment in Speaking

Speak and Deliver

This was confirmed when, instead of going straight into her conclusion, she went for one more point, one more laugh, and it flopped.

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