Public Speaking: Automate, Automate, Automate

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Public Speaking : AUTOMATE, AUTOMATE, AUTOMATE

Great Public Speaking

People comment to me all the time, "Tom, your name shows up everywhere. How do you do it?" Basically I let my fingers do the talking. I learned how to speed things up in my office by using technology. I can think up promotions and distribute them worldwide in a matter of minutes. When you learn how to harness that kind of power it is relatively easy to make your name show up in more and more places.

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Unsubscribe: Ending email bullying is now automated

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Fortunately, there is now an automated way to exit this mess they created for us. Those organizations which obsessively transmit email communications (e.g. several times a day) likely have no idea they are damaging their brandname.

A Case Story: Teradata | The Edge of Next

Duarte Blog

The animated model that moved across each of the seven screens visually guided attendees through each of the product components, while instilling in the audience’s mind that Teradata has their fingertip on the future of artificial intelligence and automation.

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Create a numbered list with shapes

PowerPoint Tips

Of course, it isn’t nearly as automated as SmartArt, so it requires some fiddling even after you create it, but I think you’ll like it. I recently saw an interesting slide that had a unique numbered list and I thought I’d show you how to create a numbered list with shapes.

[Podcast] Boost Your Speaker Bookings with Social Media with Erin Gargan

Speaker Launcher

How automation can prevent you from building relationships. * As a professional speaker, you likely have a presence on social media, whether it is Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or something else. I mean, for years the experts have been telling us that we HAVE to be on social so by now, we’ve all jumped on that bandwagon. But is your presence effective? Does it help […].

I can haz mad communication skillz…

More than PowerPoint...

Sadly, savvy job hunters must include the vile term “excellent communication skills” in their résumés …or risk being rejected by an automated résumé keyword scanner. The automated résumé keyword scanner is a nasty robot that scans your résumé before humans get a chance to review it.

Why you present

PowerPoint Tips

Automation/animation of slides. I did a survey of my subscribers, asking them 3 questions. I think it’s fascinating to understand the variety of reasons why you present. I received 158 answers.

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Query letter: Multiple submissions

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I sent you a query two weeks ago on what organizations can do to ensure they profit from office automation through taking a planned approach to training. I’m following up on my query on what organizations can do to ensure they profit from office automation. Excerpt from Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing. Here are two questions I am often asked about the query letter process: Can I submit my query to more than one publication?

Link text to an Excel cell to dynamically update data

PowerPoint Tips

Can you suggest a way to automate the process without having to punch it in a text box every month? Sudeep wrote me, “I need some help to update a slide containing a map with certain districts. I have the monthly sales turnover for these districts.

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15 ways I use @evernote for public speaking & coaching speakers

The Eloquent Woman

Using Powerbot for Gmail , or using the unique Evernote email address I was issued, I can send emails and attachments right into Evernote, and I''ve set up IFTTT (If This, Then That), an automation tool, to auto-send any Gmail I receive with an attachment right into Evernote.

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How Speakers, Authors and Thought Leaders Can Capture More Leads, Make More Connections and Close More Sales

Succeed Speaking

If you answered “False” to six or more of the statements above, sign up and watch this free video series with strategy after tip after demonstration showing you how to automate the ways you collect leads, connect with them and close each sale.

How Models Will Blow Up Manpower Demand in Finance, Maybe Law Too

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Automating trades would consists of feeding in data which would interact with each other. Lawyers thinking about the automation of the traders' golden guts should become anxious about how their own practice areas could be captured in models.

Microsoft advises of a serious security vulnerability that can be transmitted via embedded fonts

PowerPoint Tips

Read the following pages at Microsoft’s site for an automated Fixit method and a manual, command line method: [link]. As of early November, 2011, Microsoft has provided notification of a serious security vulnerability that are transmitted via TrueType fonts. Office documents can include embedded fonts that automatically install themselves when the document is opened, so PowerPoint, Word and Excel files should be considered risky.

Warren Buffett's Timing in Selling Shares of Wells Fargo

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The sector is being disrupted by changing consumers, automation, upstart competition and the need to cut costs. All moves by superinvestor Warren Buffett are closely followed. Therefore, it's big news that he sold a small amount of his shares of distressed Wells Fargo.

[Podcast] What’s New (and working) in Social Media with Chris Tompkins

Speaker Launcher

22:24 To automate or not…that is the question. 23:58 What are good tools for monitoring and automation? Chris Tompkins, social media expert and CEO of the Go! Agency is back to tell us what’s new and working, in social media. Social media changes fast. So fast, in fact, that some of what Chris talked about only a year ago is already out of date. Chris drops by for an updated take on […].

A World Without Work - Unlearning Mandates of Protestant Ethic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Artificial intelligence and automation will take over much of what humans used to do. Already in the United States, Spain, Netherlands, Kenya, Uganda, and India, there are pilot programs for UBI - Universal Basic Income. Essentially, UBI provides string-free monthly income.

How to book more business and own your niche

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

You can automate much of the distribution of the content between these different sites.

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When to follow up on query letters

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I sent you a query two weeks ago on what organizations can do to ensure they profit from office automation through taking a planned approach to training. I’m following up on my query on what organizations can do to ensure they profit from office automation. Excerpt from Business of Freelance Writing: How to Develop Article Ideas and Sell Them to Newspapers and Magazines, Conduct Interviews and Write Article Leads. How long should you wait before following up?

Are You Making These 5 Critical E-Commerce Mistakes?

Great Public Speaking

Ignoring Automation Tools With new Internet related obligations coming at you ever day (like keeping up with the social networks), it’s important that you use tools that both take care of your prospects and customers and take a load off of you. Keywords With all the fancy technical capabilities available to small businesspeople when it comes to their websites the same problem still exists that has existed for years.

Robots - They Could Take 38% of U.S. Jobs in 15 Years

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The more automation, the better. Already Artificial intelligence (AI) is gobbling up those well-paying jobs on Wall Street and in the legal sector.

Does your speech need Spanx? 5 ways to rein it in.

Speak Schmeak

Hand over the controls to automate the pace. While I'm moving this week, I've invited some of my favorite public speaking and communications bloggers to guest post here on Speak Schmeak. Please enjoy this post by Denise Graveline from her blog, The Eloquent Woman.

Universal Basic Income (UBI) - Nothing New About It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Fortune reports UBI is being championed as a common-sense solution to support those whose jobs are wiped out by artificial intelligence (AI) or plain-vanilla automation. In essence, Universal Basic Income (UBI) provides individuals funds without requiring any work.

Robots - Of Course, You Should Be Territied

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At Point72, Steve Cohen is overseeing automating the trader's golden gut. Proofreaders will be phased out when more traditionalists accept automated grammar checks. The robot threat really is that bad.

Medical Robots - These Might Be Fired

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The role of robots, be it in medicine or manufacturing, often takes the form of what's called "partial automation." Robots should be as insecure about holding onto their jobs as humans. Particularly vulnerable are robots used in certain types of surgery.

Query Letter – Multiple Submissions/Follow Up

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I sent you a query two weeks ago on what organizations can do to ensure they profit from office automation through taking a planned approach to training. I’m following up on my query on what organizations can do to ensure they profit from office automation. From Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing. Here are two questions I am often asked about the query letter process: Can I submit my query to more than one publication?

Putting Your eBook Sales on Autopilot

Pivotal Public Speaking

Learn how to tap into the largest and fastest-growing marketplaces with a highly scalable and automated plan. Amazon.com recently announced that its monthly eBook sales have surpassed its print book sales. This revolution means the market for your eBooks is burgeoning. If you are ready. But how do you enter this market? How do you convert your books into eBooks? And what’s the difference between Kindle format, ePub and PDF? Does your book need to be in all formats?

Guest Blog: Lessons from Bethenny Frankel of The Real Housewives of New York City – How to Build Income

DeFinis Communications

Invest in a user-friendly and well-designed website to help facilitate and automate ecommerce. Got Platform? Part 3 of a Three-part Series: Income. Greenleaf Book Group is a publisher and distributor that specializes in the development of independent authors and the growth of small presses.

White Collar/Blue Collar - Let's Stop Thinking That Way & Get Work, Anything Paying Well

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Thanks to automation and regulations, the tasks required by the job no longer require a high level of mechanical skill or physical strength. In America, the masses went to college after World War II. That started wit the GI bill.

Deutsche Bank, Smart Contracts - The Beginning of the End of "Work," As Civilization Has Known It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Nations, ranging from Canada to India, are also experiencing the impacts of artificial intelligence and automation. Sooner than many employees at Deutsche Bank anticipate, their new colleagues could be a robot.

Financial Services & Future of Work - Not Just Low-Value Jobs Being Eliminated

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That line of business could shrink as more processes are performed by some form of artificial intelligence as well as plain-vanilla automation.  "Vikram Pandit, who ran Citigroup Inc.

Your Honor, This Robot Is Entirely Innocent of Embezzlement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Steve Cohen's Point72 Asset Management is focusing on automating the best decision-making for investing. On Abovethelaw.com , lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino puts out there a quiz question: What is the oldest Wall Street law firm.

October Job Numbers All Good - Yet Serial Stays in Outplacement New Normal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, they had to understand how their cover letters had to make the first cut passed automated screeners.  261,000 jobs created. Unemployment down to 4.1%. Hourly wages up 2.4% to $26.53. Those October numbers from the Department of Labor are all good.

Staff RIFs - Legal Sector Following Corporate America Model

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With automation and outsourcing, staff members are sitting ducks for layoffs in law firms. Cost efficiency is the name of the new game, as the billable hour is being increasingly challenged by clients. In Corporate America that has been happening since the mid 1980s.

ON THE ART OF FOLLOW-UP

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

Use technology – to automate your follow-up process. Have you ever noticed that prospective clients/customers buy whenthey are ready, not when you are ready? So how do you know whento be “in front of them” when they are ready to buy? Rich Sloan of startupnation.com has these suggestions: • Build trust – promptly mail a handwritten note after your meeting. If you set an expectation, meet or exceed it. • Use a variety of mediums – is email marketing viable?Or Or direct mail postcards?

Robert Mercer, Twitter Bots & Politics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

this] has created fertile ground for such automated shenanigans, like proving our susceptibility to. The Drudge Report headlines with a mastermind and funding source behind Donald Trump's obsession with Twitter - or, more specifically, Twitter bots.

Silicon Valley - Branding in Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Essentially that is a monetary safety net for those whose employment were killed off by artificial intelligence and automation.  The high-value Silicon Valley branding is facing worldwide threats. 

The Firm - Will Blockchain End All That?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There's no ambiguity that in the very near future, thanks to artificial intelligence and automation, fewer associates and partners will be required.

Zenefits Gets Tackled in Free Zone in WA

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It would give companies free use of software to automate human resources functions such as health insurance and payroll. As every marketer knows, free is the ultimate incentive to take that Call To Action (CTA).    Offer a free dinner and you will have a full room to hear your presentation on timeshares. Startup Zenefits had been using that well.

Meme of Not-Applying-to-Law School - USA Today Adds Nothing New

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Essentially demand for manpower is down because of automation. The meme for years has been: Law school is no longer a well-paying, secure career path. And it can leave you with high student loan debt.