Digital Dommination Summit

Presentation Zen

The Digital Dommination Summit featues "video interviews with 30 leading experts sharing strategies on how to dominate business in the Digital World." The Digital Knowledge Divide Truth Marco Montemagno shares his vision and gives an overview of some of the content.

Digitizing and Widgetizing Our Textbooks

The Communication Blog

The textbook as many of us have known it, it on the way out and the digital/widgetal textbook is in. The Digital/Widgetal Textbook A digital textbook is simply an e-book, a book that can be read on your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone. Except for the fact that it can be accessed electronically, the digital textbook is little different from a print book. Reasons for the Move to Digital/Widgetal There are lots of reasons for the move from print to digital/widgetal.

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Vanity Fair - Graydon Carton Announces Paywall for Digital Version

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last time Vanity Fair counted, its digital version had about 14 million unique visitors. Within the next several months Vanity Fair digital will have a paywall. So, no surprise, its editor in chief Graydon Carter plans to cash in on that.

Authors versus publishers in the digital age

Max Atkinson

Although publishers are making a lot of noise about it, they've stayed remarkably quiet about another wheeze they've been exploiting since the digital age got under way - and about which they haven't bothered to tell their authors. In other words, it now falls into a category that didn't exist before the digital age, namely POD or print on demand. So, if the rights reverted to me and I made it available in digital form from my websites, and reduced the price to £10.00

Medium Adding a Subscription Business Model - Digital Struggle for Financial Growth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Self-publishing digital platform Medium will be adding a subscription business model. Medium's struggle reflects the dogfight in digital for financial growth. And, although The New York Times' digital product seems to be thriving, that whole institution could eventually fold.

Digital - Has It Put Us in a Trance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In that initiative, Gorsuch demonstrates he is in-touch with the research about the impacts of digital. Findings hammer that the digital connection can impede absorption of material in classrooms, atrophy social skills and impede emotional development.

Hans Rosling redux: Mixing analog with digital visualization

Presentation Zen

This presentation below is excellent and is a good example of mixing analog and digital visualization techniques that result in a memorable short-form presentation. You have probably heard Hans Rosling's presentations on world population using the cool Gapminder software before.

Digital Martyrdom - Great for Google Rankings

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The positive outcomes from being what might be thought of as a "digital martyr" are powerful. In 2006, it was the ambush by anonymous mischief-makers on Mediabistro. That drove so much traffic to this blog that Google took notice.

Inbound Marketing - Have Your Mindset Beyond Digital

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The experts usually put "inbound marketing" in the digital box.  The Clintons were so good at that that Hillary was late coming to digital. You shortchange your marketing campaign to restrict yourself solely to digital initiatives.

"Digital First" Probably Won't Save Metro Newspapers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So-called "Digital First" at newspapers probably won't be enough to save them.

Social Intelligence: Job applicants can be knocked out of box for lack of digital common sense

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, the naive will pay dearly for the digital indiscretions.  As in all of public relations or image management, we have to approach digital communications strategically. 

Newspaper Business, both print/digital - Dead

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But also digital. Ads are being bought on Facebook and Google. Not newspapers. And even when they are placed on newspapers there are those ad-blockers. During the past six years, reports Michael Wolff in USA Today , the newspaper industry has shrunk by half in the U.S.

Gawker - The Digital World Isn't Flat

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Obviously, the world of digital hasn't turned out to be flat, as envisioned. On Gawker, Ashley Feinberg posts a help-wanted , of sorts. It's a call for "an internet-savvy teen.[to] to] come be a Teen Panelist for Gawker."

Brandon Vezmar - What Was Theatre's Policy on Digital Devices & Other Legal Issues

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Brandon Vezmar is a national joke, especially on talk radio. H ere is the light-hearted coverage of his legal issue in USA Today. Vezmar is filing a complaint in a Texas Small Claims Court for $17.31. That is the price of his ticket to see a 3-D movie with a date. She is the defendant.

Digital Media - Establishing Unique Presence, Like LawNewz, Abovethelaw

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Instead we turn to digital media. Legal matters have always been a form of theatre in America. In the old days before television, those planning to sit in on trials spread out on courthouse lawns. They brought their picnic baskets and determination to enjoy the legal performance art.

Aristotle’s Three Pillars of Rhetoric

Manner of Speaking

On 1 June 2016, I announced the launch of a new digital magazine for public speaking professionals: Presentation Guru. I am proud to be one of the co-founders of the site. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation … Continue reading → Presentation Guru Aristotle Ethos Logos Pathos rhetoric

6 Steps to a Great Introduction

Manner of Speaking

On 1 June 2016, I announced the launch of a new digital magazine for public speaking professionals: Presentation Guru. I am proud to be one of the co-founders of the site. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation … Continue reading → Presentation Guru introducing a speaker Jack Vincent Presentation public speaking Stories

Digital Gossip & Reputation Management

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  They will have lots more business on Monday since today THE NEW YORK TIMES published an article in "Sunday Styles" titled "Erasing The Digital Past." 

Unplugged

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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Metalinguistics: Public Speaking In A Digital Age

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After transmitting disembodied words digitally for what seems like light years, many public speakers have lost touch with gesture, facial expressions, body language, nodding, and touch.

Display Advertising: Dog fight on digital by digitals

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Reuters  reports that in this dog fight by digitals, Facebook is doing better and better and AOL is losing its share of that piece of ad dollars.     Which digital will get the most of that increase in business?

Personal Injury Law Firm, Bethesda, MD - Digital Media Coordinator

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Privacy: Anachronism in digital age

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, in a digital era, there are so many ways of capturing data and the putting the bits and pieces together that privacy is an anachronism.  Facebook, reports Todd Wasserman on MASHABLE,  will likely settle with the FTC over alleged violations of privacy. 

Careers - Location Still Matters a Lot, Even in Digital Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Cravath was the early adopter on increasing entry-level associate pay to $180,000. That was one of the big legal sector stories of 2016. And Abovethelaw's lawyer-journalists Joe Patrice and Kathryn Rubino were out in front covering what law firms matched it, by how much, at what locations and how quickly. Those of us who observed this blockbuster development unfolding wondered why: Surely, $160,000 in a buyers' market for legal talent wasn't peanuts.

Neighbors, No Digital Communications - The Two Attach

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Usually the emergency responders show up for the old, very young and marginal types. On Saturday morning the EMT, fire truck and ambulance came for my next-door neighbor, a member of Generation X. When they carried him from his apartment, down the two flights, he was unconscious.

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The Science of Storytelling

Manner of Speaking

On 1 June 2016, I announced the launch of a new digital magazine for public speaking professionals: Presentation Guru. I am proud to be one of the co-founders of the site. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation … Continue reading → Presentation Guru Stories and Storytelling Doug Stevenson Presentation public speaking Stories storytelling

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NEWSWEEK Shift to Digital = Layoffs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The curtain will go up on a new era at NEWSWEEK at the end of December. The print copy will be no more.    That also means, reports Mediabistro's Revolving Door , that the curtain goes down on the careers of a number of people at the magazine.    Yes, layoffs are expected. 

Digital Writer Offers To Work For This Blog For Free

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Has the plight of digital writers really gotten this bad? No, I won't take advantage of "it." " The "it" could be a passion for blogging or simple desperation to gain exposure. So, no, I am not going to offer unpaid work to the man who contacted me.

Present in Four Places at the Same Time

Presentation Guru

New digital mediums have opened up opportunities for speakers to broadcast thoughts and ideas to the entire world from virtually anywhere. Technology has completely changed the way presenters can get their message out to an audience.

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Digital News - Don't Charge If You Want Influence With Millennials

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Only about 40% of Millennials pony up money for access to digital news. An example of a free digital news site is Abovethelaw.com  (ATL). That's what the Media Insight Project found, reports Dylan Byers in Politico. Also, those who do pay don't think they should have to.

Cover Letters - Digital Tricks Baby Boomers Have to Get Down Cold

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Then digital introduced a conversational tone and need to keep the reader interested. After so many years with the same organization or successfully operating their own business, Baby Boomers are forced to search for work. The cover letter usually is a necessary tool.

Digital Media Matures, Readers Often Don't - Abovethelaw.com turning off comment section

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When digital media was a new phenomenon, both producers and consumers of it were cautious. No surprise, influential digital legal news site Abovethelaw.com will be shutting down the comments section tomorrow.

Carly becomes digital babe

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Carly has become a real digital babe.    We know how digital strategies, including gimmicks, can be the pull force that's needed for a candidate to get noticed enough to be listened to.  The Professional Woman, she sure isn't any more.    Forget the Barbie Doll, too.    And it could pull her enough ahead her opponent Tom Campbell in the GOP primary race to be the one to take on Barbara Boxer.

Printers - Still Critical Business Tool In Digital Age

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The digital economy still depends on printers. You bet, you can make him your personal digital assistant. At least for those of us who have to download documents for research, along with our own manuscripts for proofreading.

The Science of Storytelling

Manner of Speaking

On 1 June 2016, I announced the launch of a new digital magazine for public speaking professionals: Presentation Guru. I am proud to be one of the co-founders of the site. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation … Continue reading → Presentation Guru Stories and Storytelling Doug Stevenson Presentation public speaking Stories storytelling

Magazines need more than just being digital - Yahoo kills off 7 publications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those are among the digital publications being killed off at Yahoo.   This sad state of publishing affairs at Yahoo hammers how difficult it is to survive the digital marketplace. Yahoo Food. Yahoo Health. Yahoo Parenting. Yahoo Makers. Yahoo Travel. Yahoo Autos.

I Have a Dream: Zero tolerance for digital

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I have been a digital for eight years.  My earnings as a ghostwriter and speechwriter went down because preparing digital content doesn't pay as well as the print opinion-editorials leaders wanted in brandname media.  It got me little.

Emotional Intimacy: Quality Eroded By Remote (Digital) Relationships

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Unfortunately, the quality of that emotional intimacy is being increasingly eroded by remote (digital) relationships. The holy grail of relationships is more the chase after  emotional intimacy than marriage.

Toby Bloomberg - Digital, with old-fashioned warmth embedded

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Toby Bloomberg Brand is Digital First.   It is through digital that Toby has sent me a gift. It's a digital gift certificate for $10 of whatever at Starbucks.

What We Can Learn from the Products that Made History

Presentation Guru

While we’ve detailed the importance of sales pitches and how to spread your message through digital mediums before, we’ve never really looked into some of the more successful combinations of the two. What can we learn from great speakers who have had to pitch to the entire world?

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