Paywalls: Tricky Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Setting up a paywall is risky business - and controversial. Beyond the business issues, there is always the public debate if content on the internet should have a toll. So, their business model is mixed: Some content for free, some only available through subscription.

2019 52

8 Benefits of Business Blogging

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Michelle at High Tech Connect for a link to a CJG Digital Marketing article on the 8 benefits of business blogging. They report: As much as 81% believe business blogging is a critical business process according to Hubspot’s Inbound Marketing Report.

2015 188

Meeting Report: Success Secrets for Small Businesses

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Past NSA Northern California Chapter President Rick Gilbert presented ‘Mind-Blowing Success Secrets for Small Businesses’ at the Saturday Chapter meeting. Business Communication Janis Joplin rick gilbert

2016 158

Globally, Millennial/iGen Trust in Business Declines

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And even social conversations included business terminology, ranging from "the bottom line" to "allocation of resources." Now, reports Bloomberg , a recent Deloitte global survey Millennials and iGens uncovered a decline of trust in business. Not business

2019 56

Speaking Business Success Strategies Part 1: The Emerging Speaker

Speaker Launcher

The post Speaking Business Success Strategies Part 1: The Emerging Speaker appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession emerging speaker Picking a lane promise statement speaking business strategies starting a speaking business

2019 82

Crafting the Perfect Promise Statement for Marketing Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

It is, after all, essential for effectively marketing your speaking business and getting people to understand exactly who you are and what you’ll deliver. The post Crafting the Perfect Promise Statement for Marketing Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2019 93

What is a Business Model Canvas?

SlideModel

Based on the work of Alexander Osterwalder, a Business Model Canvas , or BMC for short, is a diagram used to visualize a business model; it allows structured organization and a quick method of evaluation and reflection on the effectiveness of a Business Models.

2018 71

How to Develop a Mindset for Business Growth and Success

Speaker Launcher

As I’ve been learning first hand, how to develop a mindset for business growth and success is a lot of work. The post How to Develop a Mindset for Business Growth and Success appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2019 69

Speaking Business Success Strategies Part III: The Seasoned Speaker

Speaker Launcher

For our third and final piece in the Speaking Business Success Strategies series, we are focusing on the seasoned speaker. The post Speaking Business Success Strategies Part III: The Seasoned Speaker appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2019 69

The Ins and Outs of Working with a Speakers Bureau to Build Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

A common area I see many people working to build their speaking business explore is working with a speakers bureau to get more gigs. The post The Ins and Outs of Working with a Speakers Bureau to Build Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2019 98

How To Use Hoshin Kanri For Business Planning

SlideModel

Without successfully implemented strategic planning, businesses are doomed to fail. Some of the well-known Hoshin Kanri examples include Toyota, HP, and Xerox business planning initiatives. The post How To Use Hoshin Kanri For Business Planning appeared first on SlideModel.

2019 72

Babies: Excellent ROI for American Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Obviously, babies are good for business and the U.S. is primarily about business. Mandating more babies to be born is good for business.

ROI 52

The Day I Nearly Quit the Business

Speaker Launcher

The post The Day I Nearly Quit the Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Profession building a speaking business new speakers professional speaker speaking speaking businessHave you ever wanted to pack it in? Just give it all up, quit and maybe get a “real” job? I’ve been there. Recently, in fact. But the moments where we are at our lowest may also be a gift. Let me tell you why. A few weeks ago, I was on day two of […].

2018 76

How to book more business and own your niche

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

NSA/NC Meeting Report: Saturday March 2, 2013 The Saturday meeting of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association featured two savvy businesswomen who shared ways professional speakers and information entrepreneurs can book more business and own their niche markets.

2013 239

The Big Business of College Textbooks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Anyone who is in higher education knows what big business college textbooks are. "Textbook giant McGraw-Hill Education said Wednesday it plans to combine with rival Cengage Learning in an all-stock merger."  "  The New York Post, May 1, 2019.

2019 56

Business - Elimination of Seasons

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Business - global, 24/7, continually disrupted by technology - had become season-free. But, I also suspected I was being given the brush-off in a new way, that is, the old-line notion that business dropped off during certain seasons.

2018 56

Speaking Business Success Strategies Part II: The Rising Superstar (or Intermediate Speaker)

Speaker Launcher

Last week we started our series on speaking business success strategies that will help you weave your way through the more challenging times in a speaking business.

2019 61

RainMaking in Professional Services - Develop New Business or Be Out of Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Continual new business development is a must-do, both for survival and for scaling. In addition, the lack of new business development or  rainmaking  can result in being "forced out."  Have down cold your prospects' business.

2019 52

Salon Never Got the Hang of Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, it couldn't pull off the business end. But, like Salon Media Group, during the past few years it has been getting the business side of being an opinion-shaper very wrong. Cool, it turned out, wasn't enough. As Wrap reports, the Salon Media Group has agreed to be sold for peanuts - $5 million. Launched in 1999, the digital media outlet was an influencer. It attracted talented content-providers. And it was an honor to have it link to your blogs.

2019 43

Is lack of attention costing you business?

Speak Schmeak

People of the world, I know you're busy. Your response: "Oh, I'm so busy, it's ridiculous." (See You are responsible for all of these aspects of communication when working with others in the business world. It's not that hard, and you're not that busy.

2011 203

7 business speaking tips from the Inaugural Address

The Presenter's Blog

When we take look under the hood of President Obama’s Inaugural Address, there are easy to replicate techniques for any business presentation. Business Use : First make sure you have a strong key message. Business Use: What is the key message of your next presentation?

2013 205

How to Write an Effective Quarterly Business Review

SlideModel

If you are walking down the street to establish yourself as a business advisor, there are some aspects that you will have to pay attention to. The Quarterly Business Review is an important concept you would need to ponder upon. What is a Quarterly Business Review?

2018 52

Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

He shared the tips and techniques that he has used to build his own successful speaking business. Post openings at the business school. Shep’s talk covered many more topics including the secrets of low-cost book publishing in hard cover; scripting your calls to prospective clients when using the phone to build your business; generating passive income from products, and more. “The job is not doing the speech.

2015 164

Business video: get ready for the surge

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Technology business video Cisco Laurie BrownBy Ian Griffin and Laurie Brown Laurie Brown has over two decades of experience as a trainer and speaker, helping her audience improve their customer service, sales and presentation skills. She started her career as a professional actor, performing in hundreds of training films, commercials and movies. This experience has provided her with the ability [.].

2011 148

3 Steps to Build a Six-Figure Speaking Business

Succeed Speaking

How do you build a six-figure speaking business? Indeed, but how do I connect with this person who’s built a six-figure speaking business? 2 – He’s gone about building his business the right way — which means he’s worked hard — from day one.

2012 189

What Makes a Great Business Report Presentation?

Presentation Guru

2018 81

Unretirement - Flashpoint for Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The clash between those who are aging who need or want work and companies which are blocking that could erupt into the next big business crisis. Business can head that off by doing self-audits of ageism or having third-parties like myself or public relations agencies parachute in.

2018 52

Speaking Career or Speaking Business, Which do You Choose?

Speaker Launcher

The post Speaking Career or Speaking Business, Which do You Choose? Most Recent Post Speaking Profession building a speaking business Building your speaking Business professional speaker Speaker Marketing speaking businessWhen you meet someone on a plane and they ask what do you do, what do you say? – I am a speaker. – I am a coach. – I am a consultant.

2018 68

Paul Weiss - Beyond Business Results

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Somewhere in the early 21st century practicing law shifted from a profession to a business. In 2018, the business of the Paul Weiss law firm did very well. That kind of success enhances the brand, which continues to be a magnet attracting new business and preventing client churn. So much for the key matter of the business of law. Its Profit Per Equity Partner (PEP) increased about 10% to $5.02 million. Gross revenue shot up 10.6% to $1.4 billion.

2019 40

Some Business and Leadership Lessons from Downton Abbey

The Presenter's Blog

Tips From The Top Broc Edwards business change Downton Abbey fool with a plan FutureNow leadershipReblogged from fool (with a plan): I really enjoy Downton Abbey and I’m super excited about the new season.

Interview: Paul Larsen – Business consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Paul Larsen is an engaging and inspiring business consultant with over 20 years of experience within the business world. Paul Larsen is an engaging and inspiring business consultant with over 20 years of experience within the business world. Business Communication Public Speaking National Speakers Association Pro-Track Profile

Using Video to Rock Your Speaking Business with Dan Thurmon

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are talking about how to use video to help grow your speaking business. The post Using Video to Rock Your Speaking Business with Dan Thurmon appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2019 63

Is communication killing your business?

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

What business are you losing because of your communiucation skills? I have always believed that to get ahead in life, Differentiate yourself with a funky business card In today?s Tags: Communication business effective I just gained a new client because her current service provider takes too long to get back to her. Not because my product is better, or because I am more skilled. It was simply because I am a better communicator than her previous supplier.

Interview: Shel Holtz - Business Communicator

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Shel has worked with online communications since the mid-1980s; he currently focuses on the application of social media to strategic business communication. Shel has worked with online communications since the mid-1980s; he currently focuses on the application of social media to strategic business communication. Tags: Business Communication Podcasts Social Media Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference Shel Hotz

WATCH: How to Find Superstars to Grow Your Business

Succeed Speaking

As you grow your business, it begins to occur to you that there are things you can be doing in your business to produce even more value than you’re producing now – which will translate into increased sales, growth and profit.

2013 142

Shopping for Business in Your Own Backyard

Speaker Launcher

We all want more business. One of the areas that I often see people overlook when trying to find more business is their existing client pool. We are so busy trying to find new clients, […]. The post Shopping for Business in Your Own Backyard appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession building a speaking business business in your backyard business strategies Jane Atkinson speaking business

2018 46

New Business Theme Added to Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

Manner of Speaking

Florian Mueck and I are pleased to announce that the new Business theme has been added to the app version of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. Players can now choose to play one of three different themes (Classic, Family and … Continue reading → Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game Florian Mueck presentations public speaking

What Kurt Vonnegut Can Teach Us About Business Stories

Manner of Speaking

For … Continue reading → Stories and Storytelling Business Kurt Vonnegut Maya Eilam Stories storytelling the shapes of storiesStorytelling is powerful. Stories resonate with people on a deep, psychological level. Stories are memorable and help support our messages. Hence the speaker’s maxim: Tell a story, make a point. The best stories contain many elements related to plot, character, dialogue, etc.

2016 143

Building your Business While Avoiding Imposter Syndrome with Nicole Jansen

Speaker Launcher

The post Building your Business While Avoiding Imposter Syndrome with Nicole Jansen appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Over the past 30 years, Nicole has empowered thousands of entrepreneurs to transform their ideas into a highly profitable and rewarding business. Her clients span 5 continents and range from start-up entrepreneurs to industry leaders looking to expand and take their business to the next level and beyond.

2018 70

Supercharging Your Speaking Business: Tips and Techniques from the Best and the Brightest

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Public Speaking productivity sales NSA/NC Meeting Report: Saturday January 12, 2014 Last Saturday the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association hosted NSA National President Ron Karr, CSP, and the best and brightest of NSA/NC, including Chapter founder Patricia Fripp, and a brains-trust of experienced, successful speakers. Ron Karr: Sales Leader Ron talked about “How to Turn a [.].

2014 186

Drug Dealers Killing Repeat Business

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

And that kills your repeat business. In other words, repeat business. What you should be doing is this: Think about your business in the long term. That only makes fair and proper business sense. Drug dealers, what are you doing? Selling your customers such bad s**t that it’s killing them? Don’t you know, dead customers can’t buy more drugs from you! I used to work in advertising for Radio Shack (now The Source).

2018 44

Culture = Serious Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Every business has a culture. The story history might tell about Uber could focus on what has become known as its "toxic" culture. The latest victim of that is the founder himself - Travis Kalanick. After Eric Holder et al.

2017 52

How to Use Focused Hustle to Build Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

The post How to Use Focused Hustle to Build Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession focused hustle staying focused work life balanceOver the last few months, I’ve seen a number of stories in the news saying “success is not all about hustle… what we really need is a balance”. Because of this, I felt inclined to define, and get very clear about, the “Wealthy Speaker” interpretation of hustle.

2019 63