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Derivative: Aggregation/piggybacking on news destroying art of writing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There was a time when writers, even those in commercial media jobs, had to dig within themselves for material. " There was an art to it. A Great Resource for Public Speakers

DeFinis Communications

Rather than a search engine, Alltop is a content aggregator. They then group these collections—or “aggregations”—into individual web pages, where they display the five most recent headlines of the information sources as well as their first paragraph. If this sounds like you or someone you know, I highly recommend you try

Knowledge is power when presenting

The Presenter's Blog

Whatever your subject might be, there will be specialist news outlets, e-zines, interest groups, bloggers, and information aggregators. When we make a presentation we occupy the space defined by Peter Drucker as that of a “Knowledge Worker”, someone who “works primarily with information”. Our goal is to inform and persuade.

The Social Media Site You May Not Know About

Communication Steroids

I aggregate, datamine, and research. I’m Facebooked, MySpaced, and LinkedIn. I Tweet. I blog. I YouTube. I post and I podcast. Not nearly.

5 Ways to Use Other People’s Content in Your Marketing

Content Marketing Today

Image hazel.estrada via Flickr CC. This is a perfect example of what John is discussing. We have curated his post via Scoop.It.].

New public speaking resource

Speak Schmeak is a site that aggregates all the top content from around the Web onto one page, for any topic you like.

Self-publishing takes work – a self-publishing primer

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

You may also want to look at other ebook distribution channels such as Nook (Barnes & Noble) and the iBookstore (Apple) or aggregate distributors like Lulu or Smashwords. Self-publishing takes work, and even money, but it can be rewarding — personally, professionally and even financially. Personally rewarding. in Canada. Promotion.

LinkedIn - It knows plenty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That's why investors are going for the stock even though the P/E ratio is bizarre.   Here you can take a peek.

Interview with Andy Zimmerman, VP for

PowerPoint Tips

I’ve started to use recently. myBrainshark is a free presentation-sharing site. Please check out our website for more info.

New site helps you find more great content on speaking

Speaking about Presenting

Speaking Pro Central is a new website which aggregates content from many different speaking and presenting sites.

Drudge Report, As Expected, Features Hillary Clinton's Big Day With The Press

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not only were the best of the take-downs posted on the left-hand side. In addition, there were two headline excerpts posted in the middle.

Drudge Report - 5 Reasons We Go There Several Times Daily

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Essentially it's an aggregation platform. The conservative Drudge Report  is, in digital time, a mature medium. It dates back to 1996.

Rotten Tomatoes - Yet Another Example of How We Resist Traditional Marketing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It aggregates all the consumer and critic reviews. The result: 2 numbers on a scale of 1 to 100. Who has the time! No one.

THE NEW YORK POST: You bet, we all read it, both right and left

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  For both bloggers and mainstream media it's the source for the stories we will either piggyback on or simply aggregate

"Real Life M.B.A." - Jack Welch's Book Has 15 Customer Reviews V. Peter Thiel's 838

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Aggregate those two numbers and we get a powerful story about the current strength of a thought-leader brand. " is ranked about 58.

Data Analytics & Campaign 2016 - So, Who Cares What Peggy Noonan Opines?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"We have aggregated the data, including from social networks such as Twitter and LinkedIn. Perhaps abruptly. Here is the report.

Add to Your Speaker’s Toolbox

DeFinis Communications

Rather than a search engine, Alltop is a content aggregator. In our case that topic is public speaking. Have you tried Alltop yet?

alltop adds us to its speaking feed

The Eloquent Woman

Alltop , an aggregator site that promises "all the top" sites and articles on the Web, has added The Eloquent Woman to its regular feed of public speaking articles. Aside from our contributions, you'll find dozens of other sites with tips on everything from PowerPoint to whether to point while you speak.

Blogging - Much Much More That 15 Minutes Of Fame

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To my surprise one of the unintended consequences of blogging has been for photos of me to be aggregated on Bing. Here you can visit that page.

MasterCard: Re-branding As Technology Company, Deep Dive into Data Analytics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

MasterCard isn't just for swiping any more. The payment industry is going through a branding revolution.   Here you can read that analysis.

Be Your Own Ghostwriter - DIY, Part 1

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Essentially you investigate what aggregate will serve you the best in achieving your goals.  That's just the way it is.

The Store: A Fluid Concept

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Increasingly, say the retail experts at Deloitte, sales are being aggregated based on a multichannel basis. Here is the coverage in Bloomberg.

The New Bohemians (Part 4) - Why We Mourn Vanishing World of Alt-Weeklies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Earlier this year, another alt-weekly died: the San Francisco Bay Guardian. The New Bohemians are still mourning.

How do you read Speak Schmeak?

Speak Schmeak

There are three ways you can keep up to date with Speak Schmeak: 1. Come to this site every day to see if I've posted. What's a "reader," you ask?

Eloquent Woman expands on

The Eloquent Woman

The Eloquent Woman blog offers you lots of ways to subscribe to this blog, from our widget and feeds (look in the right column) to sites like, which aggregates many feeds by topics. Now you can find Eloquent Woman posts on two Alltop sites: Its section on women and its speaking section.

Matt Drudge a happy man: AOLHuff stock at all-time low

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So seems the situation with conservative Matt Drudge who invented the digital aggregate.  Sometime political positions are more than positions.    Sometimes they are hooks in our soul.    Soon enough liberal Arianna Huffington imitated it.  Now Drudge gets to see the train derail. 

Alltop: All the top Speaking news

DeFinis Communications

As Guy puts it, Alltop is “aggregation without aggravation.”. . Two weeks ago, I shared an amazing public speaking blog collective called, Speaking Pro Central. I’d like to follow that up with another spectacular resource called Alltop. There are over 32,000 information sources covering any topic you can imagine.

Speaking Pro Central

Manner of Speaking

It uses a special technology to create a “topic hub&# ; i.e., a site that aggregates content from a variety of sources, organizes the content around keywords in the topic domain – in this case, public speaking. Today I am pleased to introduce you to SpeakingPro Central. He has developed similar sites in other areas such as B2B.

Public Speaking: Creating Chemistry

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Chemistry is the transmission of energy between you and those you are adressing.   It may be a keynote speech at the U.S. Forget yourself. 

The Curator Function: Does it create value?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

More help-wanted ads list "curator" among the responsibilities.  That duty is frequently described as just-in-time. Supreme Court. Do digital sites need clear niche identity?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It was supposed to be the aggregate liberal equivalant to  Arianna Huffington, who's at the World Economic Forum in Davos, has quickly gone from being a role model for digital immigrants to someone whose motives and actions we should be inspecting.  But the founder is shrewd. 

David Messerschmitt & Double Lives - Happens All The Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The aggregate of who we are is frequently quite different than the successful professional we are presenting to our constituencies. Brash, yes.

THE DAILY CALLER - When its content goes viral

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Currently, what I encounter is essentially an aggregator site with predictable exclusive opinions.  For a conservative web publication, THE DAILY CALLER  is amazing in its graphics, tone, and content.    Tucker Carlson has become a digital migrant.    Sort of like the Sunday talk shows. - Losing Influence?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Pioneer of the online sensationalistic, conservative news aggregator site, Matt Drudge owned that category since he broke Monicagate.  Live by the blog's rapid metabolism and overwrought passion, die by 'em too.    But now, as Gillian Reagan opines in THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, his dominance may be fading. 

AOL & Huffington Post: Not marriage made in page views

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The business model could be that of an aggregator like the wildly successful and enduring Drudge Report. million. Full disclosure. 

Introduction to Speaking Pro Central

Speaking Pro Central Posts

Topic Hubs are sites that aggregates content from a variety of sources, organizes that content around keywords in the topic domain, and supports both manual and social curation of that content. Speaking Pro Central is a collection of blog posts and articles all around the business of speaking. This links them across to the sources themselves.

AOL, Huffington: Unpaid Bloggers File Class-Action Suit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Advertisers could aggregate in a backlash against the new entity AOL-Huffington Post.  "  Unfortunately, the U.S.

Calling all presentation consultants – survey now open

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

The results will be shown only in aggregate so that we can all learn. At this year’s Presentation Summit (formerly known as PowerPoint Live), I’ll be conducting a pre-conference workshop designed to help people build or grow a presentation consulting business.

Mommy Blogs Had Already Replaced Oprah Ethos

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  However, as an aggregate these seem to be putting out there the values of a new generation.    Whatever.

Mr. Dilenschneider, tear up that manuscript [if you already haven't]

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Chamber of Commerce is picking up what it reports for its Institute for Legal Reform daily online aggregation of news.  On February 10, 2010, the book division of the American Management Association will publish a handbook on the convergence of digital and traditional tools in public relations.    Sounds good.