How Twitter is Like Public Speaking

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Today, I hear the same objections from clients when they talk about approaching Twitter. Stage fright is being replaced with Twitter fright. Twitter, in part, is a public speaking platform. And it's much less, of course: each Twitter utterance is limited to 140 characters.

2010 28

Integrating Twitter in your public speaking: 14 ways

The Eloquent Woman

Some time ago, a reader wrote in these questions about Twitter and its use during presentations and speeches: I'd like to know your thoughts on how to integrate your speaking with Twitter during a presentation. Elicit questions on Twitter well in advance of your talk.

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The one thing you can do to be a better speaker.

Speak Schmeak

Are you one of those people on Twitter who thinks you're doing a public service by constantly promoting yourself, your tips, your product, but never has a real conversation with anyone? Quick Fixes The Business of Speaking TwitterIf there's one thing that will make you a better speaker.

2010 52

5 tips from my Twitter collection

PowerPoint Tips

I’ve been posting two tips from my site a day on Twitter. If you’re not on Twitter, here are 5 of them that you might enjoy: How many bullets should I put on a slide? (OK, What, you’re not following me there yet? Go follow me , I’ll wait here.). OK, I admit, it’s a trick question!). Export all text in a #PowerPoint file to repurpose or redo. Play music throughout a #presentation. Create a slide list in #PowerPoint. Use it when you deliver.

16 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

As I’ve argued in relation to monitoring the Twitter backchannel , it’s very hard to present and monitor what the audience is audience is saying or asking via Twitter or other chat application.

The Eloquent Woman's top 10 public speaking posts in 2010

The Eloquent Woman

Here are the 10 most popular posts from 2010 on The Eloquent Woman blog: "How do I establish credibility as a speaker when my age and looks work against me?" But this post shows you have to take the advantage by using Twitter in savvy ways before, during and after your public speaking gig.

If you are a presenter you MUST watch this company: Prezi (new features just released) — Scobleizer

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

You can follow Peter on Twitter here ).

2010 46

Storytelling through Social Media

Duarte Blog

Storytelling through social media is just one of the topics us Duartians are exploring for 2010, and we want to hear your thoughts! Join the conversation by posting to our blog, or Twitter Nancy at #nancyduarte. Tags: Event Message Strategy Technology ad:tech facebook linkedin social media storytelling twitter Have you ever thought about what you’re doing when you update your Facebook page, change your LinkedIn profile, or tweet ? You’re telling a story.

My favorite posts from 2010

Dahle Communication

It seems that sometimes we are so focused on keeping up to date with Twitter and Facebook that it kills some of our focus. In fact, the Decker blog once again put Obama on the top 10 worst speakers in 2010. Know who you are following on Twitter - don't just use Keywords. Being on Twitter, I am used to people just following you at random times. Two years ago I wanted to have a website up where I could talk about my ideas regarding communication.

How to fight the urge to overload your audience

Speaking about Presenting

Give people lots of different ways to contact you (email, Twitter, Facebook). Do you try and cram too much into your presentation?

2010 48

Public Speaking Lessons from the Old Spice Guy

Manner of Speaking

Well, the Old Spice Guy has a Twitter account and he was getting lots of questions from followers for advice on a variety of topics. Rather than just answer by Twitter, the Old Spice team and Mustafa created dozens of short video replies on YouTube. If you would like to see more videos from the Old Spice Guy, check out his Twitter account: @OldSpice. You can also follow Isaiah Mustafa himself on Twitter: @isaiahmustafa.

2010 23

Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

You can also do your audience analysis online – through survey software, email, Twitter or your blog if you have one. Last week I delivered a webinar “How to plan an Audience-friendly Presentation&# as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop.

2010 37

20 Secrets to Interpersonal Effectiveness « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth Interview Tips Festive Party Tips 20 Secrets to Interpersonal Effectiveness Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: November 30, 2010 In: Executive Presence | Lifestyle | Relationships Comment!

2010 21

New Communication Words

The Communication Blog

12.20.2010 New Communication Words Here is a great article on new words introduced in 2010. Follow me on Twitter Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter WELCOME This blog is designed as a forum for instructors and students who are using one of my books or, more generally, to anyone with an interest in communication and especially in the teaching of interpersonal communication, human communication, or public speaking.

Women and Power « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth Communicating with Confidence Gestures Women and Power Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: October 7, 2010 In: Executive Presence | Lifestyle Comment!

2010 24

Do It « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

First Impressions Do It Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: December 22, 2010 In: Confidence | Lifestyle Comment! For more information visit www.kuhnkecommunication.com And…Follow us on Twitter!

2010 19

Public Speaking tips « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth Act the Part Overcoming Performance Anxiety Public Speaking tips Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: September 16, 2010 In: Body Language | Executive Presence | Public Speaking Comment!

2010 18

Twitter Hashtags and Meeting Presentations

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Big shout-out to Doug for nailing the details on how to use Twitter and other social media before, during and after a speaker makes a presentation at a meeting. Twitter can reflect true value for any meeting, event, or education class as long as the meeting planner understands first what a hashtag represents, and second how [.]. Tags: Social Media Doug Devitre Twitter

The 6 Key Ingredients to Body Language « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth Overcoming Performance Anxiety X-Factor The 6 Key Ingredients to Body Language Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: September 14, 2010 In: Body Language | Communication Comment!

2010 17

Is Twitter a Good Platform for Pitching Investors? « TJWALKER.

TJ Walker Interactive

Garrison Keillor to Retire in 2013 » Is Twitter a Good Platform for Pitching Investors? Pitching , twitter This entry was posted on March 17, 2011, 2:31 pm and is filed under Analysis , Communications , Help , Pitching , Social Media , Video , internet marketing.

Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

You can also do your audience analysis online – through survey software, email, Twitter or your blog if you have one. Last week I delivered a webinar “How to plan an Audience-friendly Presentation&# as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop.

2010 25

Pacing to Lead « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth X-Factor Attitude to Success Pacing to Lead Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: September 10, 2010 In: Communication | Executive Presence | Listening Comment!

2010 17

Five Platforms for a Classroom Back-channel Chat

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Tuesday, January 5, 2010 Five Platforms for a Classroom Back-channel Chat Over the last month since I shared my positive experiences ( here and here ) of using a back-channel chat in my classroom, Ive received quite a few questions about services that can be used for hosting back-channel discussions.

Active Listening « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Active Listening Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: November 1, 2010 In: Lifestyle | Listening | Relationships Comment! For more information visit www.kuhnkecommunication.com and…follow us on Twitter!

2010 17

Vocal Communication « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Mixed Messages Vocal Communication Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: September 29, 2010 In: Communication | Voice Comment! For more information visit www.kuhnkecommunication.com And follow us on twitter!

2010 16

Happiness « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth Negativity Interview Tips Happiness Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: December 7, 2010 In: Confidence | Lifestyle Comment! For more information visit www.kuhnkecommunication.com And…follow us on Twitter!

2010 15

How to manage feedback from the presentation backchannel

Speaking about Presenting

People had started giving feedback on Twitter that she was talking too fast. Share these categories with your Twitter moderator and discuss with them: what category of feedback you want to be told about. Tags: Presenting with Twitter

Reasons to smile! « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: September 30, 2010 In: Confidence | Lifestyle Comment! For more information visit www.kuhnkecommunication.com and follow us on twitter!

2010 12

Five Predictions for 2010

Duarte Blog

I’m late to the party again this year, but I feel pretty excited about what 2010 will bring. In the year 2010…. It won’t just be about the audience twittering to the backchannel. Enjoy 2010, everybody! Tags: Business Diary 2010 new year predictions

Kinesics « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth Festive Party Tips Web Presentations Kinesics Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: November 23, 2010 In: Body Language | Lifestyle Comment!

2010 14

Negativity « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth First Impressions Happiness Negativity Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: December 13, 2010 In: Executive Presence | Lifestyle Comment!

2010 12

Mixed Messages « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth Vocal Communication Act the Part Mixed Messages Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: September 28, 2010 In: Communication | Relationships Comment!

2010 12

Say it Straight « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Organisation Say it Straight Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: October 20, 2010 In: Communication | Executive Presence Comment! &# I notice that you use plain, simple language, short words and brief sentences.

2010 13

2010 Hay Festival of Literature and Arts

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This year’s event is currently in full swing and I’m following the proceedings on blogs, podcasts and Twitter. Three years ago I mentioned the annual literature festival happening every May in the small Welsh border town of Hay-on-Wye. There’s a wonderfully charged intensity about the people who attend – relishing the excuse to rub shoulders [.]. Hay-on-Wye

Know who you are following on Twitter - don't just use Keywords

Dahle Communication

Keep this in mind: this was the first time I have probably talked about weddings the entire time I've been on Twitter. Twitter is the same way: make sure you understand who you are following if you want to engage in the community.

Attitude to Success « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth Pacing to Lead How to achieve your goals Attitude to Success Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: September 9, 2010 In: Confidence | Executive Presence | Lifestyle Comment!

2010 11

Nice and Nasty « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth Shorter is Better Active Listening Nice and Nasty Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: November 3, 2010 In: Communication | Executive Presence | Lifestyle Comment!

2010 12

What I’d Like In An iPhone Twitter App

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

As someone who loves competition because of the benefits to the consumer, I have not only a Twitter account, but also one on Identi.ca. Tweetie is a great Twitter app, but all it does is Twitter. However, I can’t post to just Twitter and Identi.ca

How to make a great first impression « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth 7 Tips for Being a 5-Star Networker The End of an Era How to make a great first impression Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: August 25, 2010 In: Body Language | Executive Presence | Relationships Comment!

2010 12

Make a Change – Have Some Fun! « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: October 25, 2010 In: Confidence | Lifestyle Comment! For more information visit www.kuhnkecommunication.com and…follow us on Twitter!

2010 10