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How to create a logo in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Would you like to create your own logo, product image, or course symbol in PowerPoint in a few minutes — following some easy steps? If so, you’re in luck, just read on. I’m going to show you how to create this logo — and you can customize it in any way you want.

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3 New Design Trends to Use in Your Presentations

Presentation Guru

Let’s be honest, not everyone is a designer or has a professional designer on staff. A lot of business owners and marketers are creating their own graphics from scratch. At Venngage we have a ton of designers on staff but I still create a lot of my visuals!…

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Bio Like Beyoncé with Caroline Mays

Speaker Launcher

Have you read your own bio or “about me” page lately? Is it compelling? Do you feel that it’s engaging enough to entice a potential client to stay on your website? To click further into your world and choose you…over the sea of others out there who offer the same thing that you do?

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How Does Group of 3 or More Make Decision about Pizza Toppings? - Survey Bob Dilenschneider Might Conduct

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After a fairly decent start off the launching pad, Bob Dilenschneider's "Decisions" has gotten stuck during its first month out there. It had been published December 31, 2019. It has received only four reviews. All are quite positive.

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Are You Stopping Short?

Speak and Deliver

Are you stopping yourself, getting stopped, or letting yourself get stopped? Check out my website at RichHopkins.com Be sure to share this podcast with your friends - and leave a review!

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Atheist Chronicles video blog

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Video blog: The Atheist Chronicles by Paul Lima… Paul Lima is a freelance writer, writing trainer and a devout atheist. He has written a book called “The Atheist Chronicles.” ” This video-blog is an overview of his book. link] … It’s … Continue reading →

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The 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

It’s that time… announcing our 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest! This is the 6th year we’ve run this contest and it is a lot of fun and a great way for speakers to get ideas they can use to really amp up their website!

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Is It Still OK to Celebrate Anyway?

Speak and Deliver

You've been taught your whole life to be humble - and that is holding you back. Check out my website at RichHopkins.com Be sure to share this podcast with your friends - and leave a review!

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Free & PWYC Writing Webinars

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I am offering a setirs of free and PWYC (pay what you can) writing webinars. Here’s what is online so far at paullima.com/pwyc: Free video: 20 books, mostly on writing, by Paul Lima. Take 10 minutes to see how one author promotes his books. This … Continue reading →

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The #1 way to get best results with email

SpeakerSue Says...

You know how you plug a destination into Google maps or Waze or whatever nav system you use? You input where you want to go, and the app provides the path. Same thing with email. Knowing where you want to go – your “why” for writing – before you start to write does the same thing. If you put in a fuzzy address, you end up somewhere close to your goal. Not efficient or good enough.

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Loneliness Meme - Clickbait, But Goes Back to Garden of Paradise

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Articles on loneliness - which is positioned and packaged as a killer - get lots of attention. Downright clickbait. Here is a recent one, about a loneliness survey in the UK, published on StudyFinds. As usual, nothing new. More than half of the respondents answered that they were lonely.

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Not Unthinkable: We Could Be the Ones Known in History to Die from Coronavirus

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yes, we are all going to die.    And the Ok, Boomer like myself has already started to reflect on that, as well as attend to end-of-life issues. But,  that seemed far off. And the causes of death we anticipated were rather conventional. They ranged from cardiac arrest to cancer.

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"Criminal Minds" - Spencer Takes Mom's Advice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's a more relaxed Spencer on "Criminal Minds."  "  Essentially, he has made the psychic shift from being the smartest whatever in the room to a human being. As he embarks on that new journey, he consults with his mom.

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"The Good Doctor" - Lea Got a Raw Deal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The good news in the plot line of "The Good Doctor" has been that on-the-spectrum Shaun Murphy has been able to develop a romantic relationship. It's with his medical colleague Carly.

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Crazy? So? Vincent Van Gogh Did Self-Portaint When Psychotic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Johns Hopkins professor Kay Jamison documented the correlation between creativity and mental illness. That was in her breakthrough book "An Unquiet Mind," which remains a brisk seller. Although published way back in 1996, it still ranks 1,969 on Amazon. Here it can be ordered.

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ABC's David Muir & "America Strong" - A Most Contagious Meme

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

ABC Evening News with David Muir is back-ended with "American Strong." " That snippet features a heart-warming story about the light in human nature. Much of what had gone before in the broadcast highlighted the play out of darkness in mankind.

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Week of January 20th - What Madame Clairevoyant Predicts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Destiny isn't in the stars. It's in ourselves. So, no matter what psychics such as New York Magazine's Madame Clairevoyant predict for us for this week of January 20th, we can circumvent it. That's why some find consulting with clairvoyants so useful.

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The Meghan & Harry Brand - The Story Should Have Peaked, Begun to Fade, But Hasn't

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is genius embedded in The Meghan & Harry brand. The abdication story should have run its course. And begun to fade. But it hasn't. Continually, it picks up new momentum. Today, the catalyst was Harry's earnest statement about his sadness that he had to do what he had to do.

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Global Gig Economy - Meghan and Harry Hustle for Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not all gig economy workers are equal. Some, such as Meghan and Harry, have the distinct edge of access to a high-powered global network.    The Daily Mail captures how they have been hustling those who can give them assignments.

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JC Penney - Finished?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Goodwill retail has much better prices. So does the Salvation Army retail.    As for the hair salon, discounters such as GreatClips charge about half the price, provide senior discounts, and require no appointment. Target provides a superior shopping experience.

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Fans Have to Push Back on Role of Katherine - "A Million Little Things"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Evening Boston Millennial soap opera "A Million Little Things" has become sticky. People of all generations identify with the ups and downs of close friendships, the mystery of tragedies such as suicide, and weaknesses like falling into bed with the best friend's husband. 

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Those Job Auditions - It's Come to This (Passport Admissions, $20 to $25 gig))

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For a high-profile, decent-paying full-time job with benefits, sure, go through the audition. That's what Harvard Law School graduate Elie Mytal did in 2008. He landed a position in the then-hot, getting hotter all the time digital native legal news platform Abovethelaw.

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Public Relations & SEO in 2020 - The Six New Realities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those best practices for search engine optimization (SEO)? Use them in 2020 and the odds are you will lose the account.    SEO keeps mutating. Here , just published on O'Dwyer PR, are the six new must-dos. Content-provider DigitalInfluencer Web/Tech Weblogs

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Influencer Marketing, CA Bot Law, Edelman 2020 Trust Barometer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Influencer marketing is raising legal issues. At least when the ad, social network, customer service platform, or political campaign had used fake ones. Those go by myriad terms, ranging from "avatars" to "bots" to "virtual influencers."

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Will This Tarnish Image of Latinas? - Indictment of Melissa Quesada, Miss Latina of 2006

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is one scandal which may not throw too much shade on the Cuomo Administration. Right now the powers that be are taking no action on the matter which might be labeled as "Beauty, with Alleged Inner Beast."

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Aging - The Real Baggage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Leaving all you have known for decades is a tough decision. But, relocation will lower your fixed costs, along with maybe better weather. Also, being in a location where the median age is higher can give you a better shot at full-time, part-time, and gig work.

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Crazy? So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Johns Hopkins professor Kay Jamison documented the correlation between creativity and mental illness. That was in her breakthrough book "An Unquiet Mind," which remains a brisk seller. Although published way back in 1996, it still ranks 1,969 on Amazon. Here it can be ordered.

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Will All Be Lost? Coronavirus

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Darkness can fall fast. And that can start with derailing the bull run of equities markets. From there it's no predicting how long it will take for civilization to again discern light.

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Obstacles to Traveling Green - "Decesare v. Horn, Revel Transit"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last July, a New York City bicyclist filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court against a man riding an electric moped (e-motor scooter) and the company renting out that vehicle.

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Johnson & Johnson Branding - Look at It Now (post ruling in "Nicholas Murray v. Janssen"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Are those nuclear awards for punitive damages merely symbolic? That could be. In "Nicholas Murray v. Janssen, et al.," " Judge Kenneth J. Powell Jr. reduced the punitive damages from $8 billion to $6.8 million. He didn't adjust the one for compensatory damages - $680,000.

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Language - "Bluelining" Should Dominate Election 2020 Rhetoric

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's as simple - and legal - as billing a house, condo, coop, or rental at an extraordinarily high price. That puts in a play the new kind of discrimination. That's bluelining. In The Atlantic , Derek Thompson examines that and its implications.

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Duck Cupid's Bow at Work - Best Buy CEO Being Investigated for Alleged Romance with Fellow Executive

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Cupid's presence in the workplace has become controversial. Even where certain romantic relationships aren't barred by human resources policies, many experts are warning against them. Here , for example, is a recent article from The Wall Street Journal.

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Drudge Report Double-Headlines Coronavirus, Not Impeachment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is the Drudge Report shifting stock back from moderate to conservative? Or, does it have a different sense of news than other media outlets? Tonight ABC News with David Muir began with the impeachment trial. Yes, Muir was on-site in the U.S. Senate. Not the Drudge Report.

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Monica Lewinsky, 46 - Role Model for Late-Blooming in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

America, the land of second chances, is also the nation of prolonged adolescence.    Some recall how Ok, Boomer delayed growing up through the ethos of the counterculture. The meme was: Stay forever young. 

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U.S. President Donald Trump Speaking at Davos - No UX

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's the UXing of everything. From the design of software to soft skills in professional life, the standard is UX. That is, creating the user-centric whatever. The MO is engaging, seamless, easy to follow. By that criteria, U.S.

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