Extend your reach as a speaker or trainer with webinars

PowerPoint Tips

Traditionally, webinar services work in 2 ways: You upload slides in advance. When you deliver the webinar, you use the webinar’s screen to advance slides and you speak as you go. You advance slides as you would if you were presenting with a live audience and speak as you go. Attendee reports. Sharing control (an attendee can let the speaker control his/her computer). Some require an attendee to download software; others don’t.

First BBP Live 1-Day Courses a Big Success!

Beyond Bullet Points

The two-day training focused on learning the basics of BBP as well as advanced training for taking attendees’ presentation skills and storytelling to the next level. Here’s what a few of the attendees had to say: “I came to BBP training hoping to get a practical and effective system for creating videos and standard PowerPoint-style presentations.

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3 things speakers should know about virtual presenting

Speaking about Presenting

Web seminars (AKA “webinars&# or “webcasts&# ) are online seminars or presentations used to synchronously engage remote audiences with any content that can be presented from a computer desktop. What interactivity or questions do you plan in advance (e.g., “raise your hand if you traveled more than an hour to get here today)? This is a guest post by Roger Courville. You can find out more about Roger in his bio at the end of this post.

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3 things speakers should know about virtual presenting

Speaking about Presenting

Web seminars (AKA “webinars&# or “webcasts&# ) are online seminars or presentations used to synchronously engage remote audiences with any content that can be presented from a computer desktop. What interactivity or questions do you plan in advance (e.g., “raise your hand if you traveled more than an hour to get here today)? This is a guest post by Roger Courville. You can find out more about Roger in his bio at the end of this post.

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5 reasons you haven't signed up for the Shake Up Your Speaking retreat

Speak Schmeak

In 2 1/2 days, you will experience a greater depth of learning and real collaboration with others who are seeking the same growth and advancement. I'm pretty sure I can learn everything I want to know about public speaking online for free, or from a $15 book. Well, the truth is, I offer a ton of free information right here on my Speak Schmeak blog, and if you want to read all 1,500 posts, you will glean a LOT of good learning, as well as from other free speaking content online.

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Who's in the audience and why should I care?

Speak Schmeak

Another problem with not learning about your audience in advance is in presenting material that is too advanced or too simplistic. When I give presentations on public speaking, I find (through my advance research) that some of my groups don't have much fear of speaking. Speak to the attendees Maybe speaking to every attendee is a stretch, but you can always send a brief questionnaire to the organizer for distribution to the group (SurveyMonkey for this, too).

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Language, Pop Culture, and the C-Word

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, I recommend to those I coach in a job search or when positioning and packaging themselves for a promotion to put their verbal behavior through what I call The Midwest Acceptability Test: Would the attendees at a town meeting about economic development in Lordstown, Ohio take in your meaning or become distracted by your tone and language? Mature professionals who are working advance their careers. The "C-Word" used to refer to a medical condition: cancer. 

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3 unexpected things Twitter can add to your next talk

The Eloquent Woman

Maybe you've started to get used to an audience full of tweeters, soliciting audience questions on Twitter in advance of your talk, and using that platform to promote your presentation and share follow-up information after it's over. Then use that information and fill out your speaker and attendee profile, so you can more easily connect with people you already follow and make sure they know about your next gig.

9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

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Twitter Twitter , Facebook Facebook , and numerous custom online tools allow presenters to create a backchannel for their audience’s ideas and feedback. Meeting planners and conference organizers are also using online community tools to help conference attendees network both pre and post-event. Laura Bergells , an experienced backchannel presenter explains that “it’s harder to snark at a presenter when you’ve previously created an online relationship!

9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

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Twitter Twitter , Facebook Facebook , and numerous custom online tools allow presenters to create a backchannel for their audience’s ideas and feedback. Meeting planners and conference organizers are also using online community tools to help conference attendees network both pre and post-event. Laura Bergells , an experienced backchannel presenter explains that “it’s harder to snark at a presenter when you’ve previously created an online relationship!

The Art of Butts in Chairs | chrisbrogan.com

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Logistically, they require the same things most conferences run on: great speakers, relevant exhibitors and sponsors, and eager attendees. The goal is to get the right speakers to draw the right attendees who might also be of interest to the exhibitors and sponsors. But just as much, it’s great to introduce someone who comes as an attendee to Tim O’Reilly or Charlene Li or any of the speakers we have coming. This goes on anyway in attendees' blogs.

Keeping it real with Mozilla Tech Speakers: Case study

The Eloquent Woman

We are all guided by Mozilla’s mission to protect the Internet as a global public resource, and promote openness, innovation, and opportunity online. Some of them dream of living from airport to airport, and conference to conference, while others are building skills and recognition to advance their professional lives while also serving their local communities.

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PowerPoint Tip - What The Audience Really Needs

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

So now I regularly use online survey tools to find out what topics the audience wants me to cover and I structure my presentation accordingly. When they asked me to speak, I suggested that we do an online survey of the attendees so that I could focus the presentation. It also hurts the presenters chances at advancement. Too many times presenters assume they know what their audience needs. And too many times they are wrong.

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Speak To Sell: 3 Ways To Convert Audience Members Into Clients

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: Speak To Sell: 3 Ways To Convert Audience Members Into Clients RainToday.com, March 2007 By Vickie K. Each attendee must be convinced of three things before they get the idea that you can help them. Below are the questions that must be answered before any attendee will approach you. The attendee is there to network and learn something.

eLearn: Best Practices

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15 Tips for Webinars: How to Add Impact When You Present Online By Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE July 7, 2009 Whenever you open your mouth, whether youre talking to one person or a thousand, you usually want to get a specific message across. Using looping slides is a great way to convey important information and keep attendees entertained while theyre waiting for your presentation to begin. ACM-Advancing computing as a science and a profession.

Speaking At Remote Events: How To Be Present When Your Body Isn't

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: Speaking At Remote Events: How To Be Present When Your Body Isn’t RainToday.com, September 2008 By Vickie K. Lack of feedback and focus Like many performers, speakers respond to the energy of the attendees. When a speaker knows the attendees are responding well, they relax and “play&# with the participants.

When Applause Just Isn't Enough: How To Get More Clients From Giving Speeches

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: When Applause Just Isn’t Enough: How To Get More Clients From Giving Speeches RainToday.com, August 2005 By Vickie K. Theres a difference between an attendee thinking "Oh, what a nice speech" and "We have to GOT to bring them into our organization!"

How to Earn $10,000-Plus in Keynote Speaker Fees

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: How to Earn $10,000-Plus in Keynote Speaker Fees RainToday.com, May 2008 By Vickie K. Attendees dont expect as much from concurrent session presenters as they do from the keynoters. First, too many authors are willing to speak for almost-free to satisfy their publishers and justify their advances.

Patrica Fripp is up to something good

Executive Speech Coach

Taking Your Presentation to the Next Level: How to UP Your Value in a DOWN Economy," with Patricia Fripp It is no secret.corporate travel budgets are down, associations are predicting less attendees, and convention committees are asking speakers to cut their fees. If you are a novice, intermediate, or even advanced business or professional presenter, you will benefit from this TeleSeminar. Patricia Fripp is the most helpful speech coach that I ever worked with.

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How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Preparation Get to know the panelists This is often difficult as many panels never meet in advance, but in our social world many folks are online and can be found. Do Google searches on their name and the topic at hand, and you may be surprised what you find online. Wrapping things up Ending the panel Finally, at the end, let the members talk about where they can be found online, or where others can learn more about them.

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Consumer Centric " Blog Archive " Conference Tweeting A Distraction and Waste of Time, or Not?

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For the attendee? It seems the interchange online and/or the speed of review of ideas being shared live create a context of people offering their ideas and not spending a lot of time spreading the verbatim ideas of others. A huge win in terms of Twitter relevance in the moment has to be the connection in real life based upon ideas being shared in the moment via an online platform. There was very little discussion among the attendees themselves.

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How to Change the World: The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint

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It will soon debut "Wow House" a reality series to be broadcast online and thats only the beginning of its original prog. It will soon debut "Wow House" a reality series to be broadcast online and thats only the beginning of its original prog. I agree that PP presentations should be made as painless as possible Posted by: sernak plywood | Nov 23, 2007 4:55:20 AM Make real money whith the most trusted online casino! TicketLeap Sell and manage online ticket sales for events.

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Five Tips to Make Speaking Engagements Pay Off

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: Five Tips to Make Speaking Engagements Pay Off For Communication World, May 2003 By Vickie K. Second, keep in mind that attendees dont have your speech in front of them. Experts who deal with their public speaking fear factors in advance will benefit.

How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

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WEBINARS Advanced Webinars 23 Feb How to Present While People are Twittering Posted by Tamar Weinberg > This is a guest post from esteemed presentations and speaking expert Olivia Mitchell. We’re used to living a two-way life online and expect it when in an audience too. Tom Collins February 23, 2009 I enjoy doing presentations with live internet access, so I can jump to online examples in response to live questions. Pistachio Micro sharing. Macro results.

Top 20 Seminar Scams and How to Avoid Them

Great Public Speaking

I was one of the first speakers ever to show real sales figures online and actual bank statements when people attend my retreat center. Knowing in advance that I was not going to be there was misrepresentation. What are the guidelines and advance notice for rescheduling? It’s better that you do your research in advance and locate people that have been in the person’s program for a while and see what they think.

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Make Better Presentations - The Anatomy of a Good Speech | chrisbrogan.com

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Tagged as: howto , presentations , speaking , storytelling ChrisBrogan.com runs on the Thesis Theme for WordPress Thesis is the search engine optimized WordPress theme of choice for serious online publishers. For the advanced, Thesis has incredible customization possibilities via Thesis hooks. For example, get video clips of your presentation so you can post them online, post a pdf of your slides on your web site, send out a press release announcing your presentation, etc.

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How to Start Speaking at Events | chrisbrogan.com

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There are very deserving and interesting shows out there that do pay a speaker’s fee, and that do want a paid professional speaker who will deliver quite a lot of value back to their attendees for that money. Tagged as: conferenes , events , howto , publicspeaking , speaking ChrisBrogan.com runs on the Thesis Theme for WordPress Thesis is the search engine optimized WordPress theme of choice for serious online publishers.

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How Rush Limbaugh is helping me celebrate Women's History Month

The Eloquent Woman

These days, apparently, you demand that the offending woman speaker make a sex video and post it online, as Limbaugh did. And don't forget those photoshopped Sarah-Palin-pinup photos, still easily found online. At a skeptics conference, one of the bloggers behind the Skepchick blog was called a "media whore" for posting a video explaining why she was uncomfortable with an advance in an elevator from an inebriated attendee.

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