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Turn a presentation into a report or e-book

PowerPoint Tips

You might find it valuable to create a report or e-book from a presentation. You can then make the e-book/report available for download, or even print it. My e-book Slide Design for Non-Designers was originally an online presentation, but I’ve sold many more copies as an e-book.

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Happy New Year 2017 (and a new book!)

Manner of Speaking

If you are a regular visitor to this blog, you might … Continue reading → Book Review Der TED-Effekt Florian MueckI want to wish all readers Happy New Year. I hope that 2017 is a happy, healthy and successful one for you and for those whom you hold dear.

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Happy New Year 2017 (and a new book!)

Manner of Speaking

If you are a regular visitor to this blog, you might … Continue reading → Book Review Der TED-Effekt Florian MueckI want to wish all readers Happy New Year. I hope that 2017 is a happy, healthy and successful one for you and for those whom you hold dear.

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Book Review: The Speechwriter, by Barton Swaim

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In a book that is in part the machinations of The Good Wife and in part the political farce of Yes Minister, Barton Swaim shares insights he gained into the life of a speechwriter during the second term of South Carolina governor Mark Sanford. Cultural Differences Speechwriting Book Review

Book Review: Keynote Mastery, by Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

My recent review on Amazon of the new book, Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker was incomplete. I need to explain in more detail the many positive elements of Patrick’s story as well as clarify why I referred to it on Amazon ‘flawed’ and show where other emerging speakers can learn from […]. Freelance Work Public Speaking

10 Books for the 21st-Century Presenter, Storyteller

Presentation Zen

A man will turn over half a library to make a book." And reading books is the best form of reading. I prefer books over articles and blog posts in the same way that I prefer albums over songs. But still I press on, trying to read as many books as I can.

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5 Reasons Every Speaker Should Write a Book (and How to Write Yours in 90 Days)

Succeed Speaking

If you’re a speaker, or if you want to speak, you should write a book. But if, having heard that, you still don’t have a book, it’s probably because: You aren’t really that serious about this speaking thing, or. You don’t believe you really need a book, or.

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2 Great Visual Storytelling Books for Children

Presentation Zen

Since they were babies they have been exposed to books. As it is the Christmas season, I thought I would recommend two books here that do a great job of presenting their material in an engaging, visual way. The kids don't just listen but repeat phrases from the book — "It's a trap!"

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Reference books for design

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I keep these books in my library and recommend them highly: Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences, by Nancy Duarte Envisioning Information, by Edward R. Would you like your PowerPoint presentations to look better? Invest a couple hours to read about design from top design authorities. Tufte. Presentation skills Speechwriting

New Book for Researchers, Scholars, & Technical Presenters

Presentation Zen

There's a new book just out that focuses on improving the kind of presentations that scholars, researchers, and other technical specialists need to give. The book is Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks by data-visualization pro Jonathan Schwabish.

Write a Book. Change the World.

Content Marketing Today

[caption id="attachment_3452" align="alignright" width="300"] Cyndee Woolley''s Upcoming June 2013 Book[/caption] 11 Steps to Creating a Successful Business Book. Great business books do change the world. Their books are being published by Voyager Media Books, June 2013.

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Book Preview: The Age of the Image, by Stephen Apkon

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Christopher Caldwell writes in the Weekend FT about a new book, The Age of the Image: Redefining Literacy in a World of Screens, by Stephen Apkon (available tomorrow on Amazon). This looks like a significant book for anyone [.]. Book Review

New book, Master Presenter, collects lessons from the world’s top presentation experts

PowerPoint Tips

I’m very pleased to announce a new book, Master Presenter, published by Wiley, which is a compilation of articles from presentation experts who have contributed to the Presentationxpert newsletter over the years. You can order the book from Amazon here: Kindle version.

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Design an e-book or report cover in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Last week, I talked about how to convert a presentation to a report or e-book. This week, I want to show you how to design a cover for that report or e-book in PowerPoint. But an e-book (I’m not talking about a Kindle book) can be any size.

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Presentation books: The Pin Drop Principle

The Presenter's Blog

The acting insights throughout the book serve a purpose, are relevant, and offer pointers and ideas. Weakness : In places the book does indeed seem to tell you how to fake not just honesty, but any number of different emotions. The Pin Drop Principle. by David Lewis and G. Riley Mills.

Nancy’s New Book on Shelves Now

Duarte Blog

The book offers real world advice to help you: Win over tough crowds. Dive right in and buy the book , or download a free section.

Speakers - Where's Your Book?

Speak and Deliver

It's a good book, with some life-changing advice, if one chooses to apply it. Dennis has filled the book with personal anecdotes of his multi-faceted life. If you're tired of the same retread motivational books by the old standard speakers, this will be a breath of fresh air.

Do e-book sales cannibalize print sales?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Do e-book sales cannibalize print sales? Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand creating e-books creating e-pubs e-books Kindle books sales of e-booksFind out what Paul Lima has experienced.

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Read a book -- you'll be a better speaker

Speak Schmeak

Have you ever heard the expression, "It's a doggy dog world?" Have you ever heard someone say, "For all intensive purposes?" How about "Nip it in the butt" or "A mute point" or "Take it for granite?"

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52 Books in 52 Weeks - 2014 Challenge Wrap-Up

Speak and Deliver

Below is my list of 52 books (which turned into 61 as I added new books along the way) that I set a goal to read and review in 2014. I only made it through 39 books, with the final review posted earlier today - but I feel like it was a successful year of reading nonetheless.

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Book journal: Credibility and the feminine rhetorical style

The Eloquent Woman

As I continue researching for my book on women and public speaking, I''m finding some interesting threads on masculine speaking, feminine speaking, and the credibility issue for women speakers that lies beneath which style you choose when you speak.

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Book 3 of 52 in 52: Drive by Daniel Pink

Speak and Deliver

Sure, I''d seen the TEDtalk video - but everytime I thought about buying the book - well, other offerings just seemed to jump up instead. I still haven''t bought the book. A quick look at what the book covers: Thesis : Companies aren''t keeping up with what motivates today''s employees.

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Own Your Industry - Book 23 of 52 in 52 - A Review of Douglas Kruger's latest book

Speak and Deliver

He''s had a few other products created, but the first I''ve gotten my hands on is his latest book, on which his speech that week was based: ''Own Your Industry: How to Position Yourself as an Expert.'' If you''re not a self-marketing guru, this is definitely the book for you.

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Book Review: The Political Speechwriter’s Companion

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Speechwriting Bob Lehrman Book Review political speechwriting Robert Lehrman

Book Review: The Circle by Dave Eggers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Social Media Book Review The Circle is a dystopian view of Silicon Valley set in a future time that could be, oh, sometime the day after tomorrow.

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Five less-talked about gems from Nancy Duarte’s latest book “Resonate”

Speaking about Presenting

Resonate , Nancy Duarte’s latest book, is for the serious student of presentations. If you’re a presentation geek, you’ll want this book on your bookshelf. Presentation books

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Five less-talked about gems from Nancy Duarte’s latest book “Resonate”

Speaking about Presenting

Resonate , Nancy Duarte’s latest book, is for the serious student of presentations. If you’re a presentation geek, you’ll want this book on your bookshelf. Presentation books

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Book Review: The Age Of The Image, by Stephen Apkon

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Stephen Apkon’s new book, The Age of the Image: Redefining Literacy in a World of Screens more than lives up to last week’s preview in the Financial Times. This is one of the most thought provoking books I’ve ever read on corporate and political communications.

13 great books to help you succeed, create, & communicate better in 2013

Presentation Zen

One of the many things from his book that resonated with me was his strong belief that voracious reading was a key to his creativity. For this reason, since the time I was a young man I have always kept a notebook handy when I read a book…. A video by Seth on the book. ). (4)

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5 Questions to ask before you start to write your non-fiction book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

A friend of mine told me he was starting to write a non-fiction book. I suggested that he take a look at the W5, from the perspective of thinking about and planning his book, before he started to write. My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand books by Paul Lima how to write a non-fiction book in 60 days how to write non-fiction book non-fiction book planning to write non-fiction book

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The Interpersonal Communication Book

The Communication Blog

I want to apologize to users of my Interpersonal Communication Book , 14th edition. The Interpersonal Communication BookA paragraph was omitted in the printing. The following paragraph would be inserted on page 130 before "Personal Distance." Intimate Distance. In intimate distance , ranging from actual touching to 18 inches, the presence of the other individual is unmistakable. Each person experiences the sound, smell, and feel of the other’s breath.

Author sells 10,000th self-published books

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

We interrupt this blog to make what I consider a wonderful announcement : Paul Lima has written and self-published 11 books in six years and has sold 10,000 copies of his books. Toronto, Ontario, December 6, 2013 – Paul Lima has written and self-published 10 non-fiction books and one collection of short stories over the last six years and has now sold 10,000 copies of his books. Several of his books on writing are used by colleges and universities.

10 great books to help you think, create, & communicate better in 2012

Presentation Zen

In the spirit of personal kaizen , I have listed below a few books that I read (or reread) over the past year that you may want to read as part of your own continuous improvement journey. Clicking on the book's icon takes you to Amazon.com.). (1) This book is quick and easy to read.

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The Nonverbal Communication Book TOC

The Communication Blog

Here is the Table of Contents for The Nonverbal Communication Book. The Nonverbal Communication Book. Welcome to The Nonverbal Communication Book. Welcome to the Nonverbal Communication Book [Preface]. the nonverbal communication book nonverbal communication table of contents Nonverbal Communication Contents in Brief. Part One. Foundations of Nonverbal Communication. Introducing Nonverbal Communication. Part Two. The Codes of Nonverbal Communication.

Book Review: The Art of Immersion, by Frank Rose

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The implications of the transition from top-down to user-generated content is explored in detail by Frank Rose in his book The Art of Immersion. Business Communication Social Media Speechwriting Book Review storytelling transmedia

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Book 8 of 52 in 52: The Barefoot Executive by Carrie Wilkerson

Speak and Deliver

That said, I first read her book ''The Barefoot Executive'' in 2012 on Kindle, and was greatly inspired by it - enough to listen to it this year on Audible, straight from the Southern Belle''s mouth. Yes, you can find a lot of this in a myriad of other books.

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What Were the Best Speaking Programs/Books of they Year?

Speak and Deliver

I grew up reading Encyclopedia Brown and The Great Brain and then the Robert Heinlein books for youth (and later his more mature material), C.S. Lewis, Tolkein, Bradbury, and every Star Trek book I could get my hands on. I''ve always loved reading.

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Book review: Obstacle Illusions

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

It is not a long book, and it is very easy reading. However, it is the type of book that you keep going back to. Stephen is a remarkable person, and he has written a remarkable book. Books deaf reviewObstacle Illusions: Transforming Adversity into Success. Stephen J.

Non-fiction book titles and SEO

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Excerpt from "Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Fiction or Non-fiction Book and eBook" on using SEO in your non-fiction book titles. Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services My Books Search Engine Optimization

Content Marketing Books to Help Sell the C-Level

Content Marketing Today

10 amazing content marketing books that will help persuade your boss (CXO) to give you more budget for content marketing in your company… The New Rules of Marketing & PR. I consider this David Meerman Scott book mandatory reading for all marketers. If so, this book can’t lose.