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ASJA offers writing conference in Atlanta: Sat Nov 5

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Saturday, November 5, 2016: Dream Bold Atlanta Join ASJA for Dream Bold Atlanta, a one-day writing conference at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA, where freelance writers will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with editors, content providers and agents. A limited amount of rooms […].

Freelance writers, mark your calendar: Atlanta, Nov 5

Joan Detz Speaker Services

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF JOURNALISTS & AUTHORS REGIONAL CONFERENCE – Atlanta GA Saturday, November 5, 2016 Join ASJA’s Atlanta Chapter for Dream Bold Atlanta (#DreamBoldATL), a one-day conference at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA, where ASJAers will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with editors, content providers and agents.

How to network with top editors and content providers: ASJA’s Atlanta regional writing conference

Joan Detz Speaker Services

ASJA Regional Conference: Dream Bold Atlanta Network with top editors and content providers November 5th The program is completed and exciting clients are signing up to attend. Freelance Writing News, events, and awards Professional organizations

New speaker added to ASJA regional writing conference in Atlanta

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Learn as much as you can at #ASJAatl … Sat Nov 5 Dream of Being Pitch Perfect: Practice Your Skills With Top Editors Christine Moore @chrissiebmoore Christine Moore is a senior digital content strategist, editor and writer for Healthgrades, a leading physician search and health content brand serving up to 1 million users a day. […].

Economy Not Catching Fire - According to Janet Yellen, Atlanta Fed's GDPNow Indicator

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, the Atlanta Fed GDPNow indicator has, well, plummeted. The euphoria over the February jobs report faded today. Or should have.

Copywriter (Contract) For Atlanta Law Firm - Useful Experience For Professional Services Career Path

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Here is an opportunity at an Atlanta law firm. Most of professional services firms are struggling to differentiate themselves from the competition. That's why this is a good niche to specialize in if you are in marketing communications. Must know everything from ad copy to SEO.    Here are details and how to apply.

Atlanta, Pittsburgh - Anywhere but New York

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Better bets are cities like Atlanta and Pittsburgh.  The big games are not being played in New York, at least not this year and not at least for new entries to the work force.    That's what Huffingtonpost.com reports.    Today, there's more of an expectation of hitting homeruns, fast and easily. 

Commissioner Goodell, Michael Vick, and the NFL: Fumble!

Matt Eventoff

Michael Vick was the focus of attention yesterday as he was conditionally reinstated to play in the NFL yesterday, following his well publicized travails, public apologies and commitment to work against animal cruelty. . The NFL had a huge opportunity to send a powerful message, and missed ( again ). What would this have done?

Back from the PPTLive conference!

PowerPoint Tips

This year, PPTLive was in Atlanta. I’m still processing all that I heard and learned. Overall, it was a great conference, as usual.

What America Reads…

Matt Eventoff

24 – The Atlanta Journal-Const. 261,828 462,011. I found this post from Brian Solis very interesting – a list of the top media outlets, by circulation, as well as the 25 most popular blogs in America, as compiled by BurrellesLuce. . Thanks to Brian for sharing and to Burrelles Luce for the information.

Famous Speech Friday: Ai-jen Poo at the United States Social Forum

The Eloquent Woman

She tells her listeners the Atlanta venue is a reminder of the plight of African-American workers in the South from slavery to the present.

Famous Speech Friday: Margaret Edson's 2008 Smith College commencement address

The Eloquent Woman

Folks who work at universities have heard more commencement speeches than the rest of us--that's part of the job. Classroom teaching produces nothing.

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Speaker Launch Toward Success - A Case Study from Maureen Zappala

Speak and Deliver

What does a journey like that look like? What does it feel like? I’m not a marketer. I’m a speaker.” That thinking is the quickest path to being broke.

Seminars coming up this fall -- East coast & West coast

Great Public Speaking

Events coming up this fall East Coast Author 101 University October 1 & 2 Atlanta, GA [link] Advantage Media Author Marketing Summit October 3 & 4 Charleston, SC [link] Coaching Super Summit October 24-26 Baltimore, MD [link] West Coast Tom Antion's Fusion Oct 17-19 Los Angeles [link

Nick Wiltgen At Weather Channel, Student At University Of Arizona - Suicide's Six Degrees Of Separation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia, Nick Wiltgen's death has been ruled a suicide. The common thread might be a lack of hope.

Famous Speech Friday: Ida B. Wells's 1909 "This Awful Slaughter"

The Eloquent Woman

Public speaking is an important tool for the campaigner--not just those campaigning for public office, but those campaigning for a cause.

A Time to Shine: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DeFinis Communications

who was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta Georgia. When you’re looking for powerful material for your next speech—from examples and metaphors to stories and themes—look no further than your own life. So when you’re struggling to develop your presentation message, my advice is this: Don’t stray too far from your own experience.

Rhetoric & imagery in Obama's victory speech

Max Atkinson

But one that's on my mind tonight is about a woman who cast her ballot in Atlanta. This woman just happens to come from the same place as Martin Luther King (Atlanta). The Independent on Sunday asked me to annotate Barack Obama’s victory speech last week, the results of which were published on 9th November. Ronald Reagan). Yes, we can.

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Observational Humor — Case Study #112

Humor Power

An introductory speech was delivered by a new member who happened to be a good-looking woman who met her husband in Atlanta. And the men will book tickets to Atlanta. Here is another Observational Humor monologue delivered at the end of a meeting. We will look at the setups for the jokes. We had a lot of guests. ” 9.

The two best alternatives to Twitter as a presentation backchannel

Speaking about Presenting

It was used as a backchannel at the New Media Atlanta conference. The advent of the backchannel is a tremendous opportunity for presenters.

PowerPoint a force in the NFL

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Recent reports are that the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL hired their new General Manager based on a web conference interview in which the new GM outlined his ideas in a PowerPoint presentation. Wow, PowerPoint has come a long way.

Diva Marketing Blog's 5th Anniversary - Hitting HomeRuns Through Niche-Within-Niche Strategy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Toby Bloomberg's marketing boutique is based in Atlanta, Georgia.  Toby Bloomberg's DivaMarketingBlog.com  celebrates its 5th anniversary today.    And my astrologist predicts this is its year.    I participated in one of Bloomberg's research studies on us.    Tags: Weblogs

Niche-within-niche model: Dodge Communications revenues up 49% for '08

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   In a public relations market that is flat overall, the Atlanta, Georgia agency's revenues grew 49% in 2008. The model is niche-within-a-niche and it's selling.    Dodge Communications  micro-specializes on smaller business-to-business healthcare technology companies. 

Crazy Times: Hire, give venture capital to, elect crazy people

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  He did that by burning Atlanta and other cities. The GDP growth is at 1.3%.    So? 

Public Speaking Tips from my Dog Balou -- Guest post by Joey Asher

Speak Schmeak

His livelihood depends on it. -- Joey Asher is President of Speechworks, a selling and communication skills coaching company in Atlanta.

Public Speaking Tips from my Dog Balou -- Guest post by Joey Asher

Speak Schmeak

His livelihood depends on it. -- Joey Asher is President of Speechworks, a selling and communication skills coaching company in Atlanta.

Guest Post: Joey Asher from Speechworks - Public Speaking Tips From my Dog Balou

Dahle Communication

Joey Asher is President of Speechworks, a selling and communication skills coaching company in Atlanta. It’s about connection not perfection.

Make a fool of yourself to reduce stage fright and be a more engaging speaker

Speaking about Presenting

At the New Media Atlanta conference this year, Chris Brogan was the last keynote of the day. He could have chosen to play safe. Can you relate?

The two best alternatives to Twitter as a presentation backchannel

Speaking about Presenting

It was used as a backchannel at the New Media Atlanta conference. The advent of the backchannel is a tremendous opportunity for presenters.

What new niche are you in? You better have an answer. The best is a niche within a niche

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Prime mover in my migration to social media Atlanta-based marketer  Toby Bloomberg has entered the book publishing niche via Twitter.    It's all creative destruction, with at the other end of the process a niche in Chinese media or importing culture from Eastern Europe.   Kraft is starting that. 

Physical Comedy

Humor Power

It opened with a panel of four, top comedy magicians which included Tom Mullica, famous for his Tom Foolery night club in Atlanta and his tribute to Red Skelton performed in Branson Missouri. I attended a magician’s convention in October. He said his favorite funny-man was George Carl. It’s brilliant physical comedy.

A Time to Shine: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DeFinis Communications

who was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta Georgia. When you’re looking for powerful material for your next speech—from examples and metaphors to stories and themes—look no further than your own life. So when you’re struggling to develop your presentation message, my advice is this: Don’t stray too far from your own experience.

PowerPoint Tip: What’s new this fall

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

If you don’t know about this gathering and you are serious about improving your PowerPoint skills and knowledge, you need to mark off Oct 11-14 in Atlanta, GA. Summer is over for those of us who have kids. Our kids started back to school today and I know many others started back in the last few weeks.

Got Stress? Laugh More: THE Executive Speech Coach & Comedy Legend

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

The much loved and funny  June Cline has moved to Arizona and was back on in Atlanta on family business. Adjectives and adverbs.

Joke Contest Results — City Slogans

Humor Power

The Kinde, Michigan, Annual Polka Festival is in September.). – What happens in Nashville is available on I-tunes for a dollar. – What happens in DC had nothing to do with any person that simply wants a secure life and a job. – Something was going to happen in Atlanta…but it was stuck in traffic.

top women speakers? Aimee Mullins

The Eloquent Woman

Aimee Mullins is on our burgeoning list of today's top women speakers because reader Beth Schachter asked her friends for suggestions. It's ridiculous.

More on e-books: Walt Thiessen's THE MONEY SUCKERS has been downloaded 20,000 times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  An expert in marketing research as well as social media Atlanta, Georgia-based Toby Bloomberg took that road increasingly more traveled. Publishing a book has become more about influence and marketing the Brand Called You than it is about earning money.     You can download it here.  Walt Thiessen.  

Important stories I am following now

TJ Walker Interactive

With this in mind, Politico’s Dylan Byers reported on a significant media shake-up overnight. TODAY.com: Today. Drudge Report RSS Feed. NBC News.

Guest post: Silencing my "you suck" self-talk

The Eloquent Woman

I brought three books with me for my flights to Atlanta and then to Australia. Who do we think we are? Now work virtually from my home office.

Public Speaking Tips from Joey's Dog Balou: Who Knew?

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Joey Asher is President of Speechworks, a selling and communication skills coaching company in Atlanta. It’s about connection not perfection.