Here are the 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest Nominees!

Speaker Launcher

We had a ton of great websites nominated for our 2020 Best Speaker Website contest! The post Here are the 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest Nominees! Best Website Contest best speaker website contest 2020 best speaker website contest nominees jason o harris lauren sergy Lt.

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Finding Your Way to Success as a Public Speaker in 2020

Speaker Launcher

As I was scrolling through Instagram the other day, I came across a funny image that showed 1 out of 5 stars highlighted and the text: 2020 – “Definitely would not recommend!”. That about sums up how many are feeling about 2020 as we start to wrap up Q3.

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3 Lessons from 2020 to Help Build A More Resilient and Sustainable Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

People writing about the misery of 2020 isn’t new, that’s for sure. The post 3 Lessons from 2020 to Help Build A More Resilient and Sustainable Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. I’ve seen a lot of memes about what a horrible year this has been.

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The 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

It’s that time… announcing our 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest! The post The 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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The Best Speaker Website Contest 2020: And the Winner Is…

Speaker Launcher

The post The Best Speaker Website Contest 2020: And the Winner Is… appeared first on Jane Atkinson. This year’s Best Speaker Website contest brought us some fantastic examples of speaker websites. The process of narrowing down all the fabulous submissions was tough!

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The Focused Hustle 5 | January 2020

Speaker Launcher

Registration is now open and early bird pricing in effect for our next Accelerate LIVE event taking place on March 6 – 7, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ. The post The Focused Hustle 5 | January 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Focus Hustle 5 | May 2020

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The post Focus Hustle 5 | May 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Why Customer Centricity Will Win You More Business (in 2020)

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So let’s dig into the matter and take a look at some great customer centricity examples, illustrating why this practice cannot be ignored in 2020. Why Customer Centricity is Important in 2020 (and Beyond). Customer centricity is a buzzword you can hardly escape these days.

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The Focused Hustle 5 | August 2020

Speaker Launcher

AUGUST 2020 MUST LISTEN PODCASTS Here are this month’s must-listen podcasts: PR Strategies to Book More Business With Courtney Love Gavin Taking Productive Action Now With Brian Fanzo Adding Comedy to Live and Virtual With Judy Carter Trusting Yourself and Taking Risks With Jason O.

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Every Breath You Take

Manner of Speaking

Every breath you take, Every move you make, Every bond you break, Every step you take, I’ll be watching you. The Police. Breathing. We do it constantly and, usually, unconsciously. We breathe when we are awake and when we sleep, when we work and exercise and rest.

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New Logo for Manner of Speaking

Manner of Speaking

Manner of Speaking has a new logo. For a website devoted to public speaking and presentation skills, there were many designs I could have chosen. A microphone or lectern or speech bubble were some of the obvious ones.

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The Focused Hustle 5 | July 2020

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The post The Focused Hustle 5 | July 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | FEBRUARY 2020

Speaker Launcher

Registration is now open for our next Accelerate LIVE event taking place on March 6 – 7, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ. The post THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | FEBRUARY 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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2020 Toastmasters Zoom Challenge - Part II

Speak and Deliver

Part II - What I Learned, Where I Goofed, What Happened That I Didn't Expect, and Who I Have to Thank. Not necessarily in that order) If you miss ed Part I - click here to check it out. As I said - the numbers don't tell the whole story.

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The Focused Hustle 5 | March 2020

Speaker Launcher

The post The Focused Hustle 5 | March 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | APRIL 2020

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The post THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | APRIL 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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COVID-19 + Influenza = The Non-Christmas 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Obviously the Hallmark-type get-togethers during the 2020 holiday season can't happen. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Yes, it amounts to coal in the collective stocking.

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Communication skills for online success

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This is a guest post by Steve Kosch, a former ABC and CNN anchor (that’s him on the left), and a globally recognized expert communication skills trainer. For 10 more awesome tips to help you “Nail It” in your next presentation, go to mediatrainingnetwork.com.

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Exciting news!

Manner of Speaking

I have some exciting news to share. I began writing this blog in May 2009. It was an experiment to see what blogging was like. However, given that the lifespan of the average blog is short – most blogs stop … Continue reading → The post Exciting news! appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

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6 tips for speaking English to non-native speakers

Manner of Speaking

Speaking English to an audience of non-native speakers is tricky. Because English is so widely spoken around the world, many native English speakers tend to forget just how complicated English can be for others.

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2020 - Content Remains King in Marketing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to World Media Group, content will be a top priority among marketers in 2020. As Steve Barnes reports in Odwyerpr.com , 79% of marketers surveyed indicated that content remains king.    But the tough nut to crack is getting, holding, and scaling attention.

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Humour in a speech: 5 reasons you need it; 10 tips for using it

Manner of Speaking

Using humour is a great way for speakers to connect with their audiences. Victor Hugo said, “Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” When you speak to an audience of dozens, hundreds or thousands, the effect is multiplied. THE BENEFITS OF HUMOUR.

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The Year of COVID-19: March 21, 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Parents will warn members of the Class of 2020 against making the financial sacrifices to launch a career in New York City. America is in surrender.    This - COVID-19 - isn't something that can be spun into unreality. The reality is killing people.

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The Year of COVID-19: March 20, 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Q2 2020 GDP could plummet 14%. Human nature continues to be puzzling. Some are baffled why there is more concern about the economic impacts of COVID-19 than the reality that it can be fatal.    So, let's focus on the economic ramifications of the pandemic.

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A new look for Manner of Speaking

Manner of Speaking

Manner of Speaking has a new look. I began writing my blog on public speaking in May 2009. After almost 11 years and nearly 4 million visits, it was time to upgrade the website. Over the past two months, I have been working with Moonshot , a team of website developers based in Budapest, Hungary.

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Google Ad Business Expected to Be Down in 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Based on how eMarketer works up the numbers, advertising revenue for Google is slated to decline in 2020, reports The Wall Street Journal. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. It's a confluence of forces.

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3 Ways to Stay Focused on Your Speaking Business and Finish 2020 Strong

Speaker Launcher

I feel as though 2020 has been the “year of the distraction.” The post 3 Ways to Stay Focused on Your Speaking Business and Finish 2020 Strong appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Have you ever been to or watched a horse race?

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Rhetorical Devices: Antanagoge

Manner of Speaking

This post is part of a series on rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. For a comprehensive, step-by-step overview of how to write a speech outline, please see this post. Device : Antanagoge (pronounced an-tana-goji). Origin : From the Greek ??????????

Public Speaking Training – The Essential Guide

Manner of Speaking

Why invest in public speaking training? The ability to speak well in public and share a message that is clear, compelling and that moves people to take action is a critical business skill.

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6 posts for your public speaking in 2020

Manner of Speaking

As the clock winds down on 2019 and we enter a new year and a new decade, I wanted to share six posts from the past to inspire your speaking in 2020.

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2020 Toastmasters Zoom Challenge - Part I

Speak and Deliver

The Circumstances, the Idea, the Execution, and the Numbers March 12, 2020 – the day the quarantine started for ME, when my boss at the Boulder Daily Camera told the sales team to start working from home on Monday.

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Collaborate with others in real time using PowerPoint on the Web

PowerPoint Tips

Did you know that you can collaborate with others on a PowerPoint file in real-time using PowerPoint on the Web? That’s the same thing as PowerPoint Online.) You can do the same in Microsoft Word and Excel, but I’ll focus on PowerPoint, of course.

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How to speak with authentic charisma

Manner of Speaking

How can we speak with charisma—authentic charisma—when we are on stage? That is the subject that Jim Harvey and I discussed in the fourth and final edition of our webinar series. The first webinar covered some of the secrets of storytelling. The second webinar covered rhetorical devices.

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Change Leadership & Communication Books to Read in 2020

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The post Change Leadership & Communication Books to Read in 2020 appeared first on Duarte. If there’s one lesson the past year of change leadership consulting has shouted at me, it’s that we all need to ask more, better questions. Thomas Friedman, in the most useful book on modern change that I read this past year, asserted that point plainly: “In the 21st century, knowing all the answers won’t distinguish [.] continue reading.

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Language - "Bluelining" Should Dominate Election 2020 Rhetoric

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, the term "bluelining" should enter the rhetoric of Election 2020. It's as simple - and legal - as billing a house, condo, coop, or rental at an extraordinarily high price. That puts in a play the new kind of discrimination. That's bluelining.

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6 tips for better visual aids

Manner of Speaking

Jim Harvey and I are two of the three founders of Presentation Guru. Given the current state of affairs in the world, we have decided to experiment with webinars. We have a series of four webinars for anyone interested in delivering better speeches and presentations.

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Hey, There Might Be a 2020 - 2021 Television Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There could be a 2020 - 2021 network televisions season.  How will Katherine's solo legal practice - and marriage - play out on "A Million Little Things." " We might just find that out.

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Jobs Report, Dow Jones - It's a Dog Fight in Election 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The growls and extreme aggressiveness of a dog fight will dominate Election 2020. According to the January 2020 jobs report from the Dept of Labor, 225, 000 new jobs have been created. It's palpable. That is, if the Democrats want to hold on to what they have now.

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Webinar on Storytelling

Manner of Speaking

Jim Harvey and I are two of the three founders of Presentation Guru. Given the current state of affairs in the world, we have decided to experiment with webinars. We are creating a series of four webinars for anyone interested in delivering better speeches and presentations.

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Father's Day 2020 - Black Dads Who Won't Be Around to be Honored

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, as is standard, a client in alternate medicine has me creating a series of promotions for Father's Day 2020. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Holidays provide traditional marketing platforms.

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Seven Tips to Crush Your Next Conference Call

Matt Eventoff

It occurs on a regular basis for almost every individual in the corporate world, and it is also the most fraught with peril. The scourge of the modern executive. The captor of thousands (or maybe millions) of hours each and every day. The dreaded… conference call!

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Public Relations & SEO in 2020 - The Six New Realities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Use them in 2020 and the odds are you will lose the account.  Those best practices for search engine optimization (SEO)?   SEO keeps mutating. Here , just published on O'Dwyer PR, are the six new must-dos. Content-provider DigitalInfluencer Web/Tech Weblogs

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Top 10 Emerging Presentation Design Trends to Watch in 2021 and Beyond

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The abrupt outbreak of Covid-19 in the year 2020 has changed the world on the spur of the moment.

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