Don’t Forget that Marketing Flip Flop!

Speaker Launcher

Unless you are an entertainer, celebrity or bestselling author, your website should probably not be about you. If you answered “no&# to any of these questions consider doing a marketing flip flop to switch the order of your home page copy to be more client and outcome oriented.

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Physical comfort is overrated

Speak Schmeak

But on stage, every little flop of her sleeves was noticeable. Tags: Preparation TV inspired Entertainers I recently came across an excerpt from Tim Gunn's book, Gunn's Golden Rules: Life's Little Lessons for Making It Work , and was struck by number 3: " 3.

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POM Wonderful Presents. Good lessons for speakers

Speak Schmeak

All three are flops. Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking EntertainersYesterday I watched the movie "Pom Wonderful Presents. The Greatest Movie Ever Sold," Morgan Spurlock's advertisement-within-a-movie-within-an-advertisement about product placement and marketing in movies. He filmed every aspect of putting together the advertising for the movie, including his pitches to the companies who ended up being his major sponsors.

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Physical comfort is overrated

Speak Schmeak

But on stage, every little flop of her sleeves was noticeable. Preparation TV inspired EntertainersI recently came across an excerpt from Tim Gunn's book, Gunn's Golden Rules: Life's Little Lessons for Making It Work , and was struck by number 3: " 3.

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POM Wonderful Presents. Good lessons for speakers

Speak Schmeak

All three are flops. Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking EntertainersYesterday I watched the movie "Pom Wonderful Presents. The Greatest Movie Ever Sold," Morgan Spurlock's advertisement-within-a-movie-within-an-advertisement about product placement and marketing in movies. He filmed every aspect of putting together the advertising for the movie, including his pitches to the companies who ended up being his major sponsors.

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The debates - More media event than input for voters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, in Iowa, he did a belly flop. And it provides free entertainment for the public. Just about every media property assigns its best commentators to tweet, blog, and officially cover the debates, both GOP and Democrat.

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Let go instead of holding on (to your content)

Speak Schmeak

Stomach does flip flops* Second of all, I want it to be lean. I want it to be entertaining, and I want there to be enough detail and color so that the audience can feel connected to my story, and even feel like they're inside the story.

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Be yourself? Why not be someone else?

More than PowerPoint...

Telling a nervous neophyte speaker to "act naturally" on stage sets them up to flop. It's called "acting" -- and you may have heard that many audiences find a good performance highly entertaining and enriching. Say you're giving a live presentation to a large audience.

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Be yourself? Why not be someone else?

More than PowerPoint...

Telling a nervous neophyte speaker to “act naturally&# on stage sets them up to flop. It’s called “acting&# — and you may have heard that many audiences find a good performance highly entertaining and enriching.

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So, what’s a great website really look like?

Speaker Launcher

If you are a musician or entertainer, you might have a challenge putting ROI (return on investment) to your work. These would need what I call a “Marketing Flip Flop&# to highlight client outcomes first, speaker second. Here’s a tip I wrote awhile back on Flip Flops.

Speak & Deliver - A Public Speaking Blog For the Speaking Public: The Climax - The Make or Break Moment in Speaking

Speak and Deliver

Six speakers came up and entertained us with stories about antique dealers, mouse-hunting, stealing motorcycles, rhyming jags about the fear of public speaking, and dogs that are smarter than humans.

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ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

The last time was to keynote a convention in Hawaii to sales professionals from sixteen countries with name entertainment. I was entertaining, yet not a humorist. Do you have a favorite “flop”? ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP.

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

I’ve had my share of presentations that have been total flops, along with some very successful ones. The art of speaking is roughly 51% entertainment, 49% meaty content. Your primary responsibility is to entertain a room full of people. I agree that a presentation has to be entertaining. One of the “total flops&# I mentioned was a workshop that went (I felt) horribly bad.

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ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

The last time was to keynote a convention in Hawaii to sales professionals from sixteen countries with name entertainment. I was entertaining, yet not a humorist. Do you have a favorite “flop”? As well as having spoken to audiences of all sizes myself, and familiar with business and sales, I add best practices from Marquee comedians, Las Vegas entertainers, and Hollywood screenwriters to my client’s business communications. ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP.