Review: Viewfinder

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Along the bottom, you can even use the slider to make the thumbnails larger or smaller. The image inserted into Keynote. However, what really sets this apart is the button that inserts the image into Keynote automatically.

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If you are a presenter you MUST watch this company: Prezi (new features just released) — Scobleizer

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Looks like amateur hour, which is why most professional presenters don’t use these tools, but even when you use them they don’t add much to your points. Though in PowerPoint’s defense, it’s just a tool, as is Keynote.

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A Note to the Losers in the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

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And let's not even talk about all the losses in Table Topics, Evaluation, Humorous and Tall Tales. And we even try to believe it. I bet even if you had all the Finalists compete in front of a different set of judges, you'd have a different outcome. Even yourself.

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Speaker Profile: Seth Braun

The Speaker Point

Tell us the story about how you started… My first professional speaking engagements were a series of keynotes for a $100,000 drug and alcohol cessation program called “Art Smart” and I spoke on using creative expression as an alternative to drug use. Even writing this feels risky! Return to top of page Copyright © 2011 · Genesis Framework by StudioPress · WordPress · Log in

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Is Prezi Right For You?

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You can get around this by creating your own images with text and importing them in, but them you might as well create a Powerpoint (or Keynote) presentation. Ironically, even though the canvas isn’t linear, I feel it lends itself well to narrative and linear timelines. Return to top of page Copyright © 2011 · Genesis Framework by StudioPress · WordPress · Log in

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Lawrence Lessig on remix (redux)

Presentation Zen

Yet, he is engaging and for the most part he is able to make his case in a logical fashion and make a connection with the audience even though he does not move from behind his lectern. I've been a fan of Lawrence Lessig and his unique style of presenting for a very long time.

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Interview with Stephen Hopson: Author and Motivational Speaker

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My speech has become even more articulate due to my experience practicing Transcendental Meditation. How did you create your keynote talks? Even now I continue to refine my topics. Return to top of page Copyright © 2011 · Genesis Framework by StudioPress · WordPress · Log in

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The Dreaded Word

Communication Steroids

Nothing else, save a pink slip or an order to give the keynote address at the next corporate convention is so likely to reduce even the most confident employee to a quivering mass of jello. Old habits are hard to break, even for key employees.

2010 52

Charli Jane Speaker Services - contingency speaker

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1234 Speaker Way, Suite #505 Mytown, STATE 12345 Dear Karen: Need a Contingency Keynote Speaker? I can imagine that as a meeting planner at Speak to Me, Inc, one of your principal fears when booking public speakers must be to have them cancel on you at the last minute or even worse no show.

eLearn: Best Practices

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Once your audience tunes in, how do you make sure they are entertained and feel involved even before the talk starts? Just as you would in a live presentation, tell stories and give specific examples-but in a webinar youll need even more visuals to engage the audience. Using mostly visuals and little text (see the image) is even better. In a webinar, filler words sound even more prominent than in person.

Customizing Your Presentation

Communication Steroids

And because of that, his presentation was specifically tailored to the audience – even though his core message could have been delivered to virtually any gathering. I’ve also seen keynotes that were ‘cookie-cutter’ and could have been virtually cut-and-pasted to any group without changing a single word.

ION Digital " Blog Archive " How Speakers Can Manage Twitter- and Live to Talk About it

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Have a clear, compelling theme and argument: If you know your content and have a strong argument, people will respect you—even if they don’t agree with you. But techniques like involving the audience are even more critical in the micro-blogging era.

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Grow Your Business With Tips Booklets

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You may even license reprint rights for very large quantities of booklets, or license your information into other languages and other formats. Grow Your Business With Tips Booklets Create an informational tips booklet as a marketing tool, a new source of revenue, or both. A booklet gives you author status with less time, money, and stress to create than writing a book. It is often a longer lasting and more effective promotional piece than the best marketing brochure.

Making Public Speaking FUN! Part 11 | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

At the beginning, I tell the audience to feel free to stop and ask questions; even challenge me on a point. She says “I am a keynote speaker at leadership and business conferences. The interplay between my content and the performer’s humorous dramatization of this content keeps audiences spellbound and transforms the motivational keynote into an experience they will not forget.

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Free Product and Service Promotion with Big Results for Speakers and Coaches

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Maybe not even that much. Judy Cullins © Copyright 2004. Free Product and Service Promotion with Big Results for Speakers and Coaches by Judy Cullins How much time do you spend promoting your business? Two hours out of six? One hour out of six? No need to feel guilty. Today, through a simple, yet elegant way to promote, you can spend only 3-4 hours a week to get your word out. And youll reach thousands, rather than just a few.

Be a Star: 8 Tips to Make the Most of Your TV Appearance

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And it’s a success story anyone who has battled even a few pounds is interested in).* I did a 40 minute keynote pep talk to a rookie triathlon group the night before the Friday interviews and taped it anticipating such a request. I am already anticipating my next steps: getting sponsors, leveraging the tape to get into Hawaii Ironman (even bigger TV audience) and of course Oprah. Copyright (c) 2006 by Susan Harrow.

Expressing your uniqueness in print

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Another 10 to 15 percent are avid-readers who read everything (yes, even every article reprint in your press kit), and are great detail-oriented, bottom-line proofreaders.

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Market Your Book with a Movie Trailer

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And while actually placing an ad in a movie theater is very expensive, even a low-budget "movie trailer" on your website can increase your sales dramatically. There are even versions available for mobile phones.

How Professional Speakers Can Get Big Visibility with Authentic Marketing Messages

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Many authors waste a lot of money printing too many copies and dont realize even the printer makes mistakes. Know your book is your best business card and you can even write a short version to give away or sell for under $10.00. How Professional Speakers Can Get Big Visibility with Authentic Marketing Messages Are you a professional speaker? Is your present marketing working?

Content Meets Delivery.The Art of Capturing Attention

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You can rattle it off in your sleep and even enlighten your close friends with bits of knowledge they would never had received unless you shared it with them. Even a frustrated patron glaring at a noisy attendee is not effective.

SEOmoz | Presentation Skills for SEO

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Even rhetorical questions will do the job. SEO Presentations Finally, I want to talk about these points in relation specifically to our industry, whether youre doing the keynote at SMX or persuading your CEO that SEO isnt snake oil. Login Email Password Remember?

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How to Change the World: The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint

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Even if setup goes perfectly, people will arrive late and have to leave early. Read More] Tracked on January 04, 2006 at 09:14 PM » 6 Smart Agency Rules for Winning Presentations from Influential Interactive Marketing One of the best takeaways from the Ad-Tech conference a few weeks ago for me was a point Guy Kawasaki made in his very entertaining keynote presentation about his 10/20/30 rule for marketing revolutionaries on using powerpoint.

2008 52

Public Speaker

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The purpose of most keynotes is to entertain and inform the audience. If you truly do cut the sales pitch, then this wont even come up. This year, the keynote speaker is Guy Kawasaki, a well-known Silicon Valley innovator. Though, I still think, if you are good and you have someting interesting to tell, people won't care - even at the WEF in Davos. :) Just my $0.02 Slideshare Share PowerPoint and Keynote slides including audio.

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