Professional Speaking Tips: Autographed Books

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Taylor Swift Doesn't Make Cut for Jury Duty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She also signed autographs.  Lett's cut to the chase: No, Taylor Swift wasn't selected for jury duty in Nashville, TN. But her wattage made the process the experience of a lifetime for the rest of the folks who were part the jury pool. In Abovethelaw , lawyer-journalist, Kathryn Rubino, captures that wattage for those of us who wind up reporting for duty with a bunch of nobodies in nowherevilles like Tucson, Arizona, in 120-degree heat (I left there Saturday.).

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Storytelling-III. 5 Ideas. 5 Blogs. 5 Days.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  We asked for his autograph.  This is the third blog in a series about storytelling – 5 in 5 days.    Everyone seems to get it that storytelling is important, because we’re awash in data and information and can’t remember it all.    But we do remember stories.    That’s because they are how our brains work.    For example, they are why we all feel that it’s safer to drive than fly, even though the statistics prove the opposite. 

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Advertiser or Expert?

Speaker Launcher

If they throw in a trade show booth as part of your payment, then be there for an “autograph session&# after your speech. I’ve been preaching the “expert first&# idea for a long time, so excuse me if I’m repeating myself. If a client’s first impression of you was: a) reading your article in an industry mag. b) seeing a print ad for your business which do you think would have more impact? I vote for “a&#.

World exclusive: vintage video of famous cricketers from the 1950s

Max Atkinson

The players had to walk across the ground from the pavilion to the tea tent, which provided better opportunities for film-makers than it did for autograph hunters - because some, like Trevor Bailey, would never sign during the day but would sit in their car at close of play and oblige however many there were of us.

Making a Difference

Kuhnke Communication

While many of her friends gave thousands of dollars to support their chosen charities, ensuring them a place at the top table, autographed photographs of world leaders, and their names emblazoned in gold on donors’ plaques, Mom would send cheques for $10 and $20 which earned her pads of paper and gummed labels with her name and address on them. (I I used to believe that in order to make a difference one had to make a grand gesture.

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What if?

Max Atkinson

Coaches and autographs When we got there, we had to line up and take it in turns to bat and bowl in the nets, closely watched by the two grumpy looking county coaches of the day, Arthur Mitchell and Maurice Leyland. They looked just as grumpy as Mitchell and Leyland, but their presence did at least give us the chance to collect a few autographs.

Review of two books on speaking

PowerPoint Tips

TJ Walker’s Secret to Foolproof Presentations was sent to me by the Jess Todtfeld, complete with a sticker that says, “Autographed by the author.&# I recently read two books on speaking and thought I’d review them together. My understanding is that Jess and TJ are partners and the book cover includes “with Jess Todtfeld&# under TJ Walker’s name. Jess asked if I’d be willing to review the book. I said yes, so he sent it to me.

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The Sales Myth: Delighting Customers Converts Leads

SpeakerSue Says...

Once you’re sent the teddy bear on the trip around the world and returned it to the waiting child and her grateful parents with the autographs of every famous person in the world and blessed by the Pope, what will you do next?). If you sell luxury products, it’s likely that you want to delight your customers. The trouble with “delight” as a strategy is twofold: 1.It’s a slippery slope.

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10 Rules for Olympic Athletes on Turning Gold Medals Into Real Gold

TJ Walker Interactive

Sign autographs. There are more than 10,000 athletes competing in the 2012 London Olympics. Most will go back to subsistence living or very low paying jobs after the games conclude. Only a handful will be able to parlay short-term athletic success into true long-term financial prosperity. Here are the secrets: 1. Don’t win bronze or silver. Advertisers only want gold. Strike while the iron is hot.

May Cartoon Caption Contest Results

Humor Power

It’s time for the results of our May Cartoon Caption Contest featuring the artwork of professional cartoonist Dan Rosandich. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced at the start of the month (alternating months). New Joke Contests are announced at the start of the month (alternating months). The next Joke Contest is June 1, 2011. Here are the top captions for this month’s contest: ** FIRST PLACE **. Mom said that if I keep failing I will have to be in school forever.

Hockey Night on Ossington Avenue

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

And scribbled across the cover is Bower’s real-life autograph. To celebrate the Toronto Maple Leafs (finally) making the playoffs, I present my short story Hockey Night on Ossington Avenue from Rebel in the Back Seat … and other short stories. Hockey Night on Ossington Avenue. by Paul Lima. Johnny Bower was my hero. He led the Leafs to victory.

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In Speaking, “Sell” Is a Four Letter Word

Pivotal Public Speaking

As you give it to the winner, tell them and the audience that you’ll autograph their copy – and everyone else’s – at your table after your talk. It’s weird.

Laid Off? Looking for work?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I have since written numerous speeches — always with my (autographed) copy of How to Write and Give a Speech at the ready … Having recently been laid off after 21 years with the [X COMPANY], I am now beginning to plan for the next phase of my career. A few minutes ago, I received the following email: . “Hi Joan, Not sure if you remember me, but I enjoyed your advanced speechwriting course back in 1998…(remember the 90s? Those were the days!).

How to develop a paid public speaking career – IV: 3 Rules for Long-term Public Speaking Success

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  You will cheerfully meet, shake hands with, autograph books for, and otherwise perform reasonable social duties for the organizers, the top brass, company employees, and their heirs and assigns.  You’ve created both push and pull demand – you’ve wooed the bureaus and meeting planners and you’ve created a strong platform – and you’re getting inquiries.    What do you need to do to create a thriving, sustainable business? 

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Hockey Night on Ossington Avenue

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

And scribbled across the cover is Bower’s real-life autograph. . As the Toronto Maple Leafs get set to take on the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL Winter Classic, I present to you Hockey Night on Ossington Avenue – from the short story collection Rebel in the Back Seat – [link]. By Paul Lima. Johnny Bower was my hero. He led the Leafs to victory.

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Free Book Publicity

Contact the event chairperson and ask if you can speak at the event and autograph books.

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Increase Book Exposure Through Author Speaking Engagements

Authors who take advantage of these opportunities can sell autographed copies of their books after these events and boost their sales.

Observing England’s cricket team in the face of defeat

Max Atkinson

By the time we reached the players’ car park less than an hour after the game finished, the stewards told us that most of England team (except for Prior who was still massaging his ego by signing a few autographs) had already driven off – not in a team bus, but individually in their own cars.

Speaking Business

At the completion of my program, not only did it earn a standing ovation, ladies were lined up waiting for multiple autographs, with books flying off the table.

Twitter Tips for Speakers: Before, During & After the Event

Home Rock to the Top Events & Services Steeleworker Blog Demos About Contact RSS Feed Twitter Tips for Speakers: Before, During & After the Event by Dayna on June 26, 2009 As a professional speaker and event emcee, I am always looking for ways to expand my network with meeting planners, audience members, associations and more.

Top 20 Seminar Scams and How to Avoid Them

Great Public Speaking

Even me, a guy who didn’t fall all over myself to get John Travolta’s autograph when I was standing right next to him at a party can’t help but feel differently when in their presence.

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