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

Speak and Deliver

If you''re not a self-marketing guru, this is definitely the book for you. That was in 2004. The long-term benefit?

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Podcast: PR for the Nuclear Industry After Japan | Communication.

Communication Steroids

Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike discuss the PR challenges of the nuclear industry in the wake of current events. Check it out!

Famous Speech Friday: Ida Tarbell's 1916 "Industrial idealism"

The Eloquent Woman

Here''s a letter to her about her speaker expenses from one of the lyceum bureaus booking her in the midwest.) Tarbell." Used by permission.).

Write a Book. Change the World.

Content Marketing Today

Great business books do change the world. You may have the beginnings of a great business book lurking within your brain.

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Gratitude for an Industry

Speaker Launcher

Les talked about being resilient, steering clear of negative people, and using books and information as a form of power.

Book journal: Handbagging and women public speakers

The Eloquent Woman

book journal What do handbags have to do with public speaking? More than you might imagine. What a mixed bag! citizen to vote?" speech.

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Book Review: Discover Your CEO Brand, by Suzanne Bates

PowerPoint Tips

I reviewed Suzanne Bates’ first book, Speak Like a CEO , because it was so related to presenting. and Richard Branson as examples.

Book 4 of 52 in 52: TED:ology by Akash Karia

Speak and Deliver

Speaker, Presentations Coach, Well-Known Toastmaster, and my friend, Akash Karia , has made quite the splash over the last few years in the industry.

5 Reasons why you don't need to write a book | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This People ask me all the time how they can get a book deal. A book is an outdated way to gain authority.

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Gossip Industry: Glut niche

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The gossip industry will always be hot.    A sign of that is that the print tabloid industry is not what it used to be. 

4 Ways to Become a Charismatic Speaker

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Always opt for a dress code that’s appropriate in the situation and in the industry. Books Communication Speaking guest postReferences.

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Hardcover, paperback books: Sales down 18% in 2011

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The traditional book industry is in disarray.    On the other hand, sales of books in digital formats continue to increase. 

The future of the book? David Meerman Scott, the news media, and Newsjacking.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

He’s pointed the way forward in the publishing industry by putting out an e-book, on Amazon and iTunes, and published by Wiley.

It's Not What You Say

Professionally Speaking...

There would be people who'd disagree with the premise of Michael Parker's new book, It's Not What You Say. I would not be one of them.

Establishment Book Industry pushing back on Kindle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There may be a future for the old-line book industry, at least for Barnes & Noble.    The cover story in the influential FAST COMPANY [July/August edition] speculated that could deep-six the book industry just like Apple did the music business.  Let the best e-book player win.

Stand-alone Eyecare Industry: Doomed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Midweek I called my health insurance company Connecticare.   I had a lot of company in that wait.    I loved it.

Get Noticed in a Noisy World

Duarte Blog

I’ve read his book, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World , and I can tell you he’s not. Know your industry. Part 2: Prepare to Launch.

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Presentations - What about Specific Industries?

Great Public Speaking

If you are looking for stories and humor in a specific industry , you must work a little harder. Certain professions like medicine and law have many individual books, newsletters, and articles written about them. But if you are a plumbing executive, it is unlikely you could go down to your local bookstore and find a plumbing joke book.

Travel Industry - Time For Spiritual Tourism (retro Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales")

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Positioning and packaging that for its tourist industry can bring in mega revenue.  for the spiritual pilgrimage.

Presentation Skills: Finding Humor for Specific Industries

Great Public Speaking

If you are looking for stories and humor in a specific industry, you must work a little harder than you would have to find general humor. Certain professions like medicine and law have many individual books, newsletters, and articles written about them. Start a file right away for industry-specific information you find.

Learn about “Amazon Selling Secrets” in ASJA’s September “Shop Talk”

Joan Detz Speaker Services

By learning the top Amazon selling secrets from an industry pro! Book sales veteran Amy Collins of New Shelves Books will explain how to create an Amazon […]. Amazon Selling Secrets Wednesday, September 21, 1 pm Eastern How can you knock it out of the park on Amazon when there’s so much more competition today?

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Book Publishers & Christmas - But Isn't Gift Of A Book Like Getting A Sweater When We Were 7

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Q1 and Q2 weren't kind to the book publishing industry, reports The Wall Street Journal. The focus should be on the buyer.

12 Ways to Make the Most of the Seasonal Slowdown in your Business

Speak and Deliver

Create a New Ethical Bribe - have you been offering the same e-book on your webpage for years? Maybe use the blog to write your book.

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Hackers: book review

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

The book discusses three main groups of hackers, representing the early era’s of modern computing. The final group focuses largely on computer games; an industry which sprung up in the 80’s with the proliferation of arcade games, and the mass movement of computers into people’s homes. Related posts: Book Review – Speak Up!

Jack O'Dwyer's Advice to Millennials Flocking to PR, One of the Few High-Growth Industries

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's morning in America when it comes to the public relations (PR) industryBooks careers Ethics

Books - Hey, Dude, We Read Differently

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No longer is stress reduced by curling up with a good book and getting lost in that world. Books careers Values Web/Tech Writing

Book Review: Confessions of a Public Speaker

The Speaker Point

The book explores what he has learned as a professional public speaker, the nature of the business, and general speaking tips and suggestions for those looking to make the jump. What I liked After reading this book, it’s hard not to like Scott as a person. Especially about his early beginnings, and how he broke into the industry.

Presentation Skills: Finding Humor for Specific Industries

Great Public Speaking

If you are looking for stories and humor in a specific industry, you must work a little harder than you would have to find general humor. Certain professions like medicine and law have many individual books, newsletters, and articles written about them. Start a file right away for industry-specific information you find.

Ghostwriting Books: Pitch package to prospect

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The sweet spot in pitching to a prospect for a book to be ghostwritten is to frame that as a total package.  Yes, we pitch the package.

Books: When they go naked

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Or, as with growing number of self-published books, the cover represents a choice made from generic templates. 

Mark Zuckerberg - Wrong Brand To Launch Book Club

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Books? So, it's no surprise that, as Caitlin Dewey reports in The Washington Post , Mark Zuckerberg's book club is off to a slow start.

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The Ugly Side Of Public Relations In The Beauty Industry

TJ Walker Interactive

Mike Bako sits down with the Director of Publicity for Yellow Sky Agency Marcy Clark, to discuss Yellow Skys campaign for the book Beauty Wars on Inside Communications. Analysis Authors Corner Body Language celebrities CEOs/Financial Video Voice Workplace inside communications marcy clark mike bako yellow sky agency

Adobe Drives EPUB Adoption With More Than 100 Industry Leaders

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Tags: Self-Publishing & Print On Demand Adeobe e-book POD

A Tale Of Two Books - Which One Would Charles Dickens Buy For Your Offspring In College

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Two books were published in April 2015. Some say we are going through the second version of the Industrial Age - only worse.

Blindspot: When it comes to women, how famous is famous?

The Eloquent Woman

And it turns out if you’ve heard a name that you could randomly sort of pull out of the phone book, you know — "Sebastian Weissdorf." And it's being furthered in our technology, as the white-male-dominated tech industry builds bias into artificial intelligence and algorithms that guide what we read, see, and do. If female, not famous.

Toddlers & Books: Miller Public Library, Hamden, Connecticut

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Print books still cast their spell on toddlers.    But the excitement seems to be about the print books

Presentation design trends

PowerPoint Tips

Over the last decade, the presentations we produce, the tools and processes we use, and the industry have evolved. Change is inevitable.

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"Hard Choices" - Brutal Lessons Learned About Betting Ranch on Book

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even we ghostwriters, who earn lucrative fees creating books, warn our clients: A book has become a high-risk move. Everything changes.

One Writer’s Tale of Self-Publishing

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

In 2009, 76% of all books released were self-published, according to Publishers Weekly. Since then, the industry has all but stopped keeping stats. The number of self-published print and e-books continue to grow exponentially while the number of books issued by traditional publishers declines.

Suicide by Book

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   More often than not it masks itself as a noble intention, such as publishing a book.    After all, until the post-print era, books were considered almost sacred. Yet, these books have a way of killing a career in such a theatrical fashion that the phenomenon might be called Suicide by Book.