Three good reasons to distribute your handout after the presentation

Speaking about Presenting

In my last post on presentation handouts I suggested that it’s best to distribute your handout before your presentation. The comments to that post identified three situations when it makes sense to distribute your handout after the presentation. Have you got another good reason for distributing handouts after the presentation? As not everyone wades through comments I’ve decided to highlight them in this post: 1. Surprise. Mike Slater.

Petfoodstamps.org To Distribute Free Pet Food to Those on Public Assistance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  By the end of this month, petfoodstamps.org will be distributing free pet food to those on public assistance, reports CBS in Dallas, Texas.  Low-income families will no longer have to choose between feeding the humans or the animal companions. 

PowerPoint Tip: Align & Distribute for consistency

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

To make it easier, I used a feature that is one of the subjects of today's tip - the distribute feature. Aligning, having multiple objects lined up at the top, bottom or along one side, and distributing, having multiple objects evenly placed either horizontally or vertically are two important tasks that are hard to do by hand. Fortunately for all of us, PowerPoint has two features, the align and distribute features that automatically do this for us.

Now 3 Jane Genova blogs distributed by Amazon.com's Kindle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  This blogs, along with [link] , has been distributed by Amazon.com's Kindle.   Thank you.    Again, we did it.     UPDATE:  Now, my third blog has also be selected to be available to Kindle users Download CareertransitionsKindle.    That site is [link]. 

Create your own social media releases, distribute manually

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  All we have to do is create a social media release and distribute it manually.  The next step is manual distribution.  We can now promote anything and everything for ourselves and our budget-strapped clients for just the cost of sweat equity.    No cost, no loss, all potential gain. The how-to is right there on PR WEB.      The instructions reflect the latest trends in media releases. 

Space objects equidistant from each other

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, click Draw> Align or Distribute on the Drawing toolbar.). In the Arrange group, click Align, then Distribute Vertical (in this situation) or Distribute Horizontal. A common task is to space objects equidistant from each other.

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How to control your wholesale brand image

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You’ve probably also spent a considerable amount of time finding the right distribution channels, but what about your brand image? If you are like most wholesale companies, you’ve given lots of thought to the name of your business and the products you carry. Getting started Wholesale

If We Read into That WPP Memo to Staff about Boozing.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I was employed full time at Kraft, gloved waiters manned trolleys that distributed to us workers items like crumb cake.  What has been going on at WPP agencies?

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3 ways to make objects equidistant in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Distribute horizontally or vertically. On the Format tab, click Align in the Arrange group and then choose Distribute Horizontally or Distribute Vertically, depending on your needs. Any time you have 3 or more similar objects on a slide, you may want to make them equidistant.

2013 152

Are you the steward or the star?

Succeed Speaking

One definition of steward, according to Merriam-Webster, is “one appointed to supervise the provision and distribution of food and drink in an institution.&#. I like that, but it’s not food and drink you’re distributing, obviously. photo credit: marbla123.

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Charlie Rose - Iconic Television Personality Caught in Sex Harassment Vortex

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

PBS and Bloomberg suspended distribution of his show. Yet another shocker.    Men we have admired keep becoming caught in the sexual harassment vortex. Their careers seem near-destruction. At the top of the list is comic-turned U.S. Senator Al Franken.

Interview: Bob Houlston, St. Albans, UK, Guitar Teacher

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Bob’s mission is to promote Community Development via free internet distribution of guitar playing musicianship and craft skills information. Bob's mission is to promote Community Development via free internet distribution of guitar playing musicianship and craft skills information. During my University of Hertfordshire presentation on Social Networking I interviewed local guitar teacher Bob Houlston.

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Interview: Bob Houlston, St. Albans, UK, Guitar Teacher

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Bob’s mission is to promote Community Development via free internet distribution of guitar playing musicianship and craft skills information. Bob's mission is to promote Community Development via free internet distribution of guitar playing musicianship and craft skills information. During my University of Hertfordshire presentation on Social Networking I interviewed local guitar teacher Bob Houlston.

2009 100

Pre-Valentine Fun - Rupert Murdoch/Jerry Hall Engagement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They have one more worry about how his assets will be distributed after he goes to that great printing press in the skies. At age 84, media tycoon, Rupert Murdoch ,  is getting hitched again. His future wife will be former galpal of Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall, age 59.

2016 56

Jane Pauley, America's Sweetheart, Returns to Regular TV Slot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those were probably distributed to charity. Like Mary Tyler Moore aka Mary Richards, Jane Pauley had been America's sweetheart. Every morning on the "Today Show," she could make us feel okay about our little lives and the world in general.

2016 65

Cameron's visit to Morrisons puts him neck and neck with Osborne in daft speech venue contest

Max Atkinson

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Toy Industry - First Digital, Now Loss of Toys 'R' Us Shelf Space

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Unless it comes up with a disruptive solution to the downsizing of distribution channels. It will be coal in the stockings of the toy industry this Christmas season. After all, Walmart brick and mortar can stock just so many toys.

2018 52

[Podcast] From Presentation to Print with Clint Greenleaf

Speaker Launcher

What about book distribution? What about book distribution? 11:00 After you’ve written the book you still have a long way to go, especially when it comes to distribution. 32:26 Distribution is often the key factor in picking a publishing model. You’ve finally written that book that you’ve worked on for so long! Ok, now what? Where do you go to get it published? Who handles publicity?

2016 58

Dear Santa.

Professionally Speaking...

And Santa, any assistance you could provide in getting these presents distributed would be greatly appreciated. Dear Santa, I know you are terribly busy at this time of year building and packing all the toys, motivating the elves, polishing the sleigh and grooming the reindeer.

2015 141

Oddball Symbol of Equal Opportunity: Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Leveled at Cristina Garcia

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At one time Garcia authorized distributing free products for menstruation to the low-income. First it had been Andrea Ramsey. She had been a candidate for the U.S. Congress running as a Democrat in Kansas. When confronted about sexual misconduct allegations, she denied them.

2018 52

Ivanka Trump - Is she her sister's keeper?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's a manufacturing and distribution enterprise which has been licensing her brand since 2012. Is Ivanka Trump her sister's keeper? Yes, since she created that signature for herself at the RNC.    Therefore, it's puzzling that her company partners with G-III. As Vanity Fair reports, G-III only provides unpaid 12-week maternity leave to employees. That is the legal minimum.    Should Trump use her power to change this policy?

Bruce McArthur- Was He a Fan of Stephen King?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After he murders his employer, he distributes the remains throughout the lawn and near the birdbath.  In the short story "Lawnmower Man," horror-genre genius Stephen King features a nutty landscaper.

2018 52

Anatomy of landing a client on the Web

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Recently, I wrote a business letter for a client in Russia who is trying to land distribution deal with an American company. About 70% of my new training and writing gigs come to me through my website. The rest are from referrals or my marketing.) Other writers have asked me how a client from Russian [.]. Marketing Your Services Search Engine Optimization Search engine optimization SEO writing for the web

Happy Meals, with a book on the side - McDonald's on a roll

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In this era of shrinking attention spans, you can't go wrong distributing free books to Generations Z and Alpha. Once we businesspeople exit our slump, we can get on a roll. That's what is happening at McDonald's. So much at this fast-food giant is now working just right.

2016 56

Jason Mark Sims - Sentence Meant to Deter Other Consumers/Distributors of Child Porn

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, he will be serving a harsh sentence for distributing videos of child sexual abuse.  Not so long ago, Jason Mark Sims was an attorney with BigLaw firm Paul Weiss.   As the Alexnandria News reports, the sentence has many parts: Five years in prison.

2017 52

North Pole Disruption - Santa Announces Hybrid Delivery Model For 2016

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As a result, Santa announced this morning that the firm will be implementing a hybrid distribution system. The North Pole brand took a hit this holiday season: Too many late deliveries. It will bundle both the traditional reindeers and drones. Reindeers will be offered buy-outs.

PR Newswire - To Be Acquired By Cision

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some complain they are receiving poor pick-up when they entrust the release to a distribution service.

2015 56

Workshop: Getting Your Book to Market Using Print on Demand (Kitchener)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

The workshop will also look at what various POD companies do (for you) at what price, and outline the kind of distribution you can expect from POD companies. This workshop will define POD, spell out how POD works, reveal the author’s responsibility (other than writing the book) and discuss the steps authors can take to prepare books. Workshop will be held in Kitchener.). Self-Publishing & Print On Demand Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses Paul Lima print on demand workshop

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Big Meeting Coming Up? Close the Slideshow; Pick Up the SlideDocs

Duarte Blog

When you’re having a meeting where you need to foster consensus – try doing something similar to Amazon: distribute a short document with helpful information about the subject-at-hand, which people can take the time to read before discussions begin.

2017 69

Quiz Marketing in Professional Services

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The list of questions was widely distributed. Quiz marketing is nothing new. Way back when, nonprofit Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) attracted new members with its quiz about drinking habits.

Drudge Report Teases with Tidbits about Alleged Hot-Tamale Hillary

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Usually the National Enquirer is distributed on Thursdays. Here it is, in today's Drudge Report: Highlights of the National Enquirer expose of alleged Hot-Tamale-Hillary.

2016 65

Providence Phoenix: Latest Alt-Weekly To Fold

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Were conveniently distributed throughout the urban area. Alt-Weeklies were the rage for several decades. Those print publications provided offbeat points of view. Were free. And contained a comprehensive events list of goings-on, often with reviews. They were the bible for the weekend.

Book Authors: Mostly Labor of Love or Marketing Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The author will distribute the book to about 500, feel tremendous satisfaction and that will be that. More often, at least in the kinds of books I ghostwrite, is the short book to be distributed as a device for branding and promoting a certain theory or point of view.

2014 60

Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur: How to publish a book

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

This book is for anybody who has or is considering writing, publishing and distribution an ebook, and will save you hours of time and frustration. Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur: How to publish a book, by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch.

Self-publishing takes work…

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If books sales are part of what you want, then consider Ingram Spark as that will get your book into wider distribution. The first question to ask is where and how do you want the book distributed? That will help you determine the company (companies) you use to distribute your book. You may also want to look at other ebook distribution channels such as Nook (Barnes & Noble) and the iBookstore (Apple) or aggregate distributors like Lulu or Smashwords.

Blockchain - Out of the Gate Via Michael Arrington's Way of Approaching Real Estate Transaction

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  Essentially "blockchain" is an umbrella term for a breakthrough approach to the distributed database. Like all emerging technologies, blockchain will only become standard if there is widespread adoption.

2017 52

For the Thrill of It and More - The End of Jason Mark Sims' Legal Career

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sims has taken a plea for distributing child porn. It's for the excitement.    That's what a psychologist, who previously had worked in the corrections system, told me. Now he was in private practice.

2017 52

"Here's My Book on That." - Traditional Marketing Tactic Risky in Era of Amazon

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's usually distributed as a freebie. "Unless you can also afford a top publicist, specializing in promoting books, think twice before hiring a ghostwriter like myself to create one for you."

2018 52

All-Too-Familiar Political Narrative: Illicit Affair, Then Alleged Blackmail

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

has been under siege since January, when accusations emerged that he threatened to blackmail his former hairstylist - with whom he was having an extramarital affair - by distributing a nude photo he secretly took of her." When members of the media out an illicit affair by a government official constituents et al. brace for the next shoe to drop: disclosure that those in the loop have been blackmailed, have been the blackmailers, or have been threatened with blackmail.

2018 40

Those THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Opinion-Editorials - Killed off by YouTube Advocacy Videos?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Of course, one channel of distribution was YouTube.    If they are clever about both how they frame their message and how they distribute it digitally, they become their very own THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, Inc.  Will we ghostwriters be penning fewer opinion-editorials (op-eds) for brandname media like THE WALL STREET JOURNAL?