The Secret to Writing a Call to Action in A Persuasive Speech

Duarte Blog

The way to ensure that you write a call to action that persuades is to keep in mind that one size does NOT fit all—and you’ve got to tailor your CTAs. They can be engineers, artists, or entrepreneurs; they handle fewer day-to-day tasks and more of the conceptual work. However, to make sure your well-tailored CTAs lands, you shouldn’t end with your call to action. A well constructed and delivered presentation changes minds and ignites action.

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

Speak Schmeak

This retreat is tailored to YOU and your needs, unlike free information that you can gather online. I'm an engineer (or lawyer, or fitness trainer, or artist, or pastor, or therapist, or retailer, etc.) We're getting down to the wire. Shake Up Your Speaking: Get Real. Get Results" begins on March 21. My Bring-a-Friend rate expires on Friday. And the special hotel block rate (a really great deal!) is going away on February 27.

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Query letter: how to sell your article ideas to editors

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Perhaps because they see writing as a creative or artistic process, they feel marketing sullies the art. It is better to send a few queries tailored to publications you know publish articles like the ones you are proposing, than to send a generic ‘are you looking for writers?’ Excerpt from Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing – Find, Price, Manage Corporate Writing Assignments & Develop Article Ideas and Sell Them to Newspapers and Magazines.

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Learning from Make TV’s William Gurstelle

Speaker Confessions

When inspiration, information, and persuasion are expertly combined in one neat package, as happened with these speakers, a lecture can be as amazing for the audience as any other, perhaps more artistically oriented, cultural experience. Dan Pink , a journalist and Washington insider of some repute, and the Guthrie Theater’s Artistic Director Joe Dowlin g are stellar, mixing all three modalities seamlessly and effectively.