Political Attack Ads. From Romans to Romney via Building Bishops

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Are negative “attack ads” examples of valid public speaking, or just political porn? 2000 years ago, the Roman speakers Cicero and Quintilian both described techniques similar to attack ads. Now that’s what I call an attack ad!

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New Business Theme Added to Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

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Florian Mueck and I are pleased to announce that the new Business theme has been added to the app version of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. Players can now choose to play one of three different themes (Classic, Family and … Continue reading → Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game Florian Mueck presentations public speaking

New Obama TV ad attacks Romney “Remember”

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Cities Consider Selling Ad Space to Raise Money

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Keep your audience riveted by adding anticipation to storytelling

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The post Keep your audience riveted by adding anticipation to storytelling appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog.

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Simpsons animator’s clever pro-Obama ad – The Last Word

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Should I place ads on my speaking videos? | Media Training

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Romney’s unreleased Ohio auto bailout ad – Politico

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Romney TV Ad “The Private Sector is doing Fine”

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Republican Linda McMahon Runs TV ad grabbing Obama’s Coattails?

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Obama super PAC hits Romney hard with new “Stage” Ad

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New Priorities USA Ad attacking Romney on Bain Investment

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Mitt Romney Launches New “Apology Tour” TV Ad

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Mitt Romney Ad Poll

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Can You Help Pick the Best Attack Ad Against Mitt Romney? Uncategorized 2012 elections attack ad GI Joe ken doll Mitt Romney stretchWhile none of us Progressive Democrats applaud the Citizens United case unleashing Super PACs, it is a fact of life. So we can either play by the rules as they are at this moment, or we can sit still like little lambs waiting to [.].

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Obama ad cites Romney’s ‘reckless’ foreign policy skills – The Last Word

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The Big Spenders for Political Ads on Facebook

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Facebook's ad archive report on political messaging for the past six months lists the big spenders and how much they ponied up. At the top is Facebook. Yes, as Recode documents, Facebook was  the  big spender. The amount totaled $12.5 million.

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Competitive Intelligence - Analyze Help-Wanted Ads

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Companies which are totally protective of assets like their intellectual property will disclose much too much about themselves in their help-wanted ads.   To begin with, the writer of the ad might gush about the strategic direction and strengths of the company. It's ironic.

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Get your audience’s attention by adding anticipation

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Instead, you can get your audience’s attention by adding a little anticipation. A presentation that communicates well uses a slide to help the audience understand and remember your point. If you use the Tell ‘n’ Show SM Method , you can do this easily.

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Obama Campaign Unleashes new Big Bird Anti-Romney Ad

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Obama Ad Attacks Romney as “Outsourcer in Chief”

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Matt Lauer Hammers Romney Spokesperson Over Whether The ‘Jeep Ad’ Is Accurate

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Three steps for adding analogies to your presentations

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I'm an analogies geek. Everything reminds me of some public speaking concept. If you've been reading Speak Schmeak for a while, you might remember how the Tour de France , a cheese plate , American Idol , the Olympics and David Lee Roth have all inspired public speaking blog posts.

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[Podcast] ROI of LOL: Adding Humor to Your Presentation with June Cline

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In this episode, June offers a 5 step formula for adding humor to […]. The post [Podcast] ROI of LOL: Adding Humor to Your Presentation with June Cline appeared first on Jane Atkinson. In this episode, June offers a 5 step formula for adding humor to programs and speeches.

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Lessons in Simplicity from Apple’s Former Ad Agency Creative Director

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Recently I have been catching up on some reading material that sits in a stack on a side desk. The stack grows and shrinks, but I suspect that the stack will always be there.) One of the articles that caught … Continue reading → Design Preparation Apple audience Ken Segall Presentation public speaking simplicity Steve Jobs

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Super Bowl Ads Commercials

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Super Bowl ads are an event almost as big as the game itself. At a $3,000,000 price tag for a 30-second spot, you want your ad to hit the mark. – You want people to anticipate watching your ad. It needs to be entertaining. – You want the ad to be memorable. – You want people to talk about it afterward. You want the ad to be viral. In recent years, about 80 percent of ads during the Super Bowl have been humor-themed.

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French Speaking Mitt Romney Ad

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Foreign Languages Humor Politics Video ad Flip Flop French liberal Mitt Romney tvAmericanLP, a new Democratic Super PAC, announced today that it is launching a new advertising campaign designed to mock Mitt Romney and the current state of the Republican Party.

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Three steps for adding analogies to your presentations

Speak Schmeak

I'm an analogies geek. Everything reminds me of some public speaking concept. If you've been reading Speak Schmeak for a while, you might remember how the Tour de France , a cheese plate , American Idol , the Olympics and David Lee Roth have all inspired public speaking blog posts.

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TV Still Dominates Ad Spend (Source: Nielsen)

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Those of us in communications better pay attention to the ads during the SuperBowl. of overall global ad spending.   Meanwhile, in those other mature mediums - radio, print, newspapers and cinema - ad spending declined in 2013.

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“Trust” Obama TV Ad – Obama whacks anew at Romney tax-cut plan AP

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Ad Tech - Today Don Draper Would Be Chief Marketing Technologist

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In the ad business, technology is increasingly determining the placement, cost and optimization of marketing content. In today's ad world, Don Draper would have more value as Chief Marketing Technologist than as a pure creative.

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Mobile Users Around World Increasingly Blocking Ads

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Around the world more and more of us are blocking ads on our smartphones. " The biggest problem with ad blocking is in emerging nations. The ads slow down the process. So, of course, the ads must go. Call it Mobile Marketing and Its Discontents. And that is throwing Internet companies such as Google and Facebook into a state of high angst. After all, they make a lot of their revenue from online advertising.

Do Ads Enrich Internet Content? - That's What Marissa Mayer Claims

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There have been and always will be cult ads which create value for the content associated with them. In general, Everyman and Everywoman hate ads. Classic were the Ronald Reagan commercials tied to General Electric Theater.

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FoxNews Rejects French Mitt Romney Ad

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My office just got off the phone with Erin Kelly, head of political ad sales at the Fox News Channel. She told us our ad “French Romney” was rejected because everything Fox airs “has to be truthful.” Government & Politics Media media relations Politics ad French Mitt Romney TJ WalkerNo, I’m not making this up. 60 seconds after the call ended, Erin called back to clarify. She [.].

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ROI of LOL: Adding Humor to Your Presentation with June Cline

Speaker Launcher

In this episode, June offers a 5 step formula for adding humor to programs and speeches. […]. The post ROI of LOL: Adding Humor to Your Presentation with June Cline appeared first on Jane Atkinson. The 5 steps to adding humor: 5:01 STEP 1: Identify your comedic style.

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Weight Watchers - Australia - Ad Experienced as Body Shaming

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Weight Watchers Australia recently released - and quickly retracted - a campaign called See Yourself in a New Light, centered around a group of underwear-clad women frankly discussing how embarrassed they feel about their bodies in the 'bedroom.'"

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Over-40 - Why You're Not Seeing Those Help-Wanted Ads on Facebook, et al.

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One way Facebook pitches itself to potential advertisers is its ability to micro-target ads. Lawsuits are contending that Facebook's micro-targeting feature is allowing employers to place help-wanted ads which only reach those under-40.

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Sneak Peak at New Anti-Romney TV AD

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RNC AD: THE LAUGHTER…Drudge

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YouTube Could Join Anti-Ad Movement, Like Popular Ello

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Ello picked up on that and its anti-ad social network is taking on Facebook. Those ads are especially annoying on mobile. The world is demanding that marketing be unbundled from everything else. Now, YouTube indicates that it could be providing a subscription option.

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Famous Speech Friday: Bella Abzug's American Express ad parody

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Not quite 40 years ago, a woman in the U.S. couldn''t get a credit card in her own name , or without her husband''s permission--even if she was a member of Congress.

"Michelangelos" - Titan Brings Ceiling Ads To MBTA Trains, Buses

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For its long-term client the MBTA, Titan is piloting the placement of ads on the ceilings of trains and buses. What's especially good for MBTA revenues is this: The cost of the ceiling "art"  is about double the cost of traditionally placed ads. Yes, we look up.

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Prevention - Can it make it without ad pages?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And they will be culled from the ad side of the business. Time, as it always does, will provide the next chapter about this initiative to kill the ads. In 2015, the media outlet Prevention, published by Rodale, had a 14% uptick in advertising pages. And a 34% downturn in print sales.

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Matt Lauer Chastises Robert Gibbs On Big Bird Ad: A Campaign With ‘Ideas And Solutions On Its Side?’

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