How to Successfully Navigate Virtual Events

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Mainstage keynotes, big name entertainment, live music, and—if you’re lucky—fireworks! Companies pull out all the stops to create event experiences that are energetic, engaging, and most of all memorable. The post How to Successfully Navigate Virtual Events appeared first on Duarte.

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Delivering Virtual Keynotes with Rohit Bhargava

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With so many cancellations and events being rescheduled in this time of quarantine, we’re hearing the term “virtual” more than ever before. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show we are so happy to welcome Rohit Bhargava who will talk about how to deliver the most effective virtual keynote. The post Delivering Virtual Keynotes with Rohit Bhargava appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Will virtual keynoting become a trend? Do’s and don’ts in a virtual keynote.

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Understanding What Decision Makers Want from Professional Keynote Speakers

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What Decision Makers Want from Professional Keynote Speakers Before you can understand what an event decision maker wants from you – the keynote speaker candidate – you need […]. The post Understanding What Decision Makers Want from Professional Keynote Speakers appeared first on Jane Atkinson. As a professional speaker, you will spend a lot of time thinking about your speech, your business and how to perfect your craft. Here’s why that matters.

Ten Common Mistakes When Hiring a Keynote Speaker

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Paul recently shared an article with me that he wrote with me about keynote speakers. Trying to find the right keynote speaker for your event can be daunting. There are many variables to consider and the last thing you want is a speaker who is not a good fit for your event. Paul has identified ten common mistakes that people make when hiring keynote speakers. Not defining what a successful event will look like. Your business event has a purpose.

How to write a keynote speech – secrets of masterful presenters

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Over 1,500 attendees heard from some of the world’s top world’s professional speakers in an event themed Influence ‘11. Keynotes Public Speaking Speechwriting Glenna Salsbury Ken Dychtwald Kyle Maynard Lou Heckler National Speakers Association Nido QubeinI’ve just spent four intense days attending my 7th National Speakers Association (NSA) convention, held July 30 – August 2nd in Anaheim, California.

Guest Posting: How to become a Keynote Speaker, by Patrick Schwerdtfeger

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He has spoken about Modern Entrepreneurship, Online Branding and the Social Media Revolution at conferences and business events around the world. Keynotes Marketing Public Speaking Darren Lacroix Kiwanis Clubs Lions clubs Patrick Schwerdtfeger Rotary Clubs Tony RobbinsPatrick Schwerdtfeger is the author of Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed and Webify Your Business – Internet Marketing Secrets for the Self-Employed. He is a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV.

How to pivot, publish & prosper: keynote speakers for #ASJA2017

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Prosper, I’m delighted to announce our keynote speakers for members only day and non-members day. Freelance Writing News, events, and awards Professional organizationsBy Estelle Erasmus As Chair for the 2017 ASJA Conference in NYC, with the theme of Pivot. Publish. Both speakers reflect the purpose of our theme and have copious amounts of advice to share for today’s practicing freelance writer and […].

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Two live presentation events that will enrich your presentations – and your life

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If you live in the States, there are some excellent live events coming this spring. This conference has an impressive line up of keynote speakers: Gary Vaynerchuk, Scott Stratten and Michael Hyatt. I was in the audience for Gary Vaynerchuk’s keynote at SXSW last year. You can check out more about my experience of Gary Vaynerchuck’s keynote. And he’s a prolific speaker – speaking at 3-4 events a month. Those are just the keynoters.

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The Lady Vanishes: My International Speechwriters Conference keynote

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The World Economic Forum has a 20 percent quota for participation by women , which it has yet to meet, and Social Media Week, with events in 18 countries, has set the bar at 50 percent women speakers and participants for its events by the end of 2014. Hitchcock''s last big UK hit before coming to US (Editor''s note: When you advocate that women should publish their speeches, it''s tough to duck the obligation when you give one yourself.

CEO Stumbles through a Sloppy Close to his Keynote Speech

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The CEO of the advertising agency delivered the opening keynote speech at the marketing conference. What can you learn from this keynote speaker? He seemed like an appropriate choice. His career in the industry was impressive and the company he founded was enjoying industry buzz. His presentation offered entertaining case reviews from the world of advertising. A few of those campaigns were produced by his company.

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Punch Up Your Program with Humor with Rik Roberts

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On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome comedian Rik Roberts to share his insight on how to inject a little humor into your keynote. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome comedian Rik Roberts to share his insight on how to inject a little humor into your keynote. In 2008, at the request of an event planner, he began to deliver more programs with a mix of content and comedy.

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How to Start Speaking at Events | chrisbrogan.com

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chrisbrogan.com Home About Speaking Rockstars Newsletters Contact Best Of How to Start Speaking at Events December 8, 2008 · Comments One day, I wasn’t a speaker at conferences, and then I was. If you’re interested in speaking at events, I have some ideas on how you might get that going. How to Start Speaking at Events Blog Your Speech - My first presentation at a conference was Content Networks are the New Blogs.

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Injecting Humor into Your Speech with Tim Gard

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Tim has spoken at over 2000 events around the globe and his use of ordinary items in extraordinary ways and ordinary items in extraordinary ways make him one of the most popular speakers on the platform today. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast add humor to your speeches Adding Humor to Your Presentation humor in keynote speaches Humorous Speeches Jane Atkinson keynote speeches with humor Tim Gard

2019 68

Movie Review: Steve Jobs

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For anyone who has worked in the speechwriting, executive communications or PR business and supported an executive who has presented at a major event, much about the new movie Steve Jobs will seem very familiar. Business Communication Keynotes product launches Silicon valleyNo matter how truthful a portrait it is of the man (played by Michael Fassbender) who founded Apple — debate […].

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Keynoting an artform unto itself

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While I maintain a passionate interest in introducing new voices with something of meaning to say, I, too, have learned the hard way that the following do not a keynoter make: A successful track record, whether it be consulting, or medicine or any other field Several books to your credit affirming your expertise Experience in facilitating groups and presenting workshops Confidence in your ability to take the next step These, however, constitute a great foundation for moving into keynoting.

Rands In Repose: Keynote Kung-fu

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home tech life management vegas glossary archives about Tech Life Simple, clean, and easy Keynote Kung-fu It’s WWDC season and that means Keynote. Today is Sunday and I’ve clocked 6 hours of Keynote and I’m ok with that. Keynote doesn’t get in my way and Keynote doesn’t piss me off, so I’m taking a break from endless slides to give Keynote some credit and to give you some Keynote tips.

Keynote Speaking Valuable & Profitable: Help Comes from SpeakerMatch

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About Our Guests Justin Livingston is known in the upper echelons of the personal development industry as 'The Magnetic Marketer' He's one of a handful of people in the world with highly specialized knowledge in the strategic design and implementation of leading edge sales and marketing strategies--strategies specifically designed for Live Event businesses. Writing to you from my San Francisco office.

Spontaneity, Stories & Humor with Kelly Swanson

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Kelly was a featured entertainer for Holland America Cruise Lines, keynote speaker for the International Toastmasters Convention, and has keynoted major conferences and corporate events from coast to coast. Gain access to the strategies and master keynoting skills to build the business of your dreams! On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Kelly Swanson about telling your story, how to be spontaneous, and add a little humor.

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How to Earn $10,000-Plus in Keynote Speaker Fees

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: How to Earn $10,000-Plus in Keynote Speaker Fees RainToday.com, May 2008 By Vickie K. Sullivan So you want to be a big-fee keynote speaker? But at some point, you watch the keynote speaker whos getting the big fees for the 60-minute speech and you say to yourself, "Hey, I can do that!"

Speakers: It’s About Time (and How to Manage It)

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Better to rethink it before the day of the event rather than find yourself in a difficult situation on stage. If you have a slide presentation, you should also be able to open Slide Sorter (in PowerPoint) or Light Table (in Keynote) and know exactly which slides to pull. Before starting, it is always a good idea (as well as polite) to reconfirm your speaking time with your host or the event planner.

How to Land Speaking Sponsorships with Julie Austin

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Julie is an award-winning author, inventor, futurist, and innovation keynote speaker. Julie is an award-winning author, inventor, futurist, and innovation keynote speaker. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast finding sponsors Jane Atkinson Julie Austin public speaking sponsors speaking sponsorships sponsors sponsors for public speaking eventsHow many times have you been told “I’m so sorry, we don’t pay our speakers”? Too many times, I’m sure.

Presenting with an iPad

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Keynote converts PowerPoint easily, but check for oddities. Transferring PowerPoint slides into KeyNote is an easy WiFi process, but do check for font changes that knock your formatting around. Would I use an iPad for a major audience, large stage event? You no longer take your laptop to a picnic if you want to play music; you take your MP3 player instead.

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10 tools for presenting with Twitter

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I would love to see more tools available which work within the most common slideware – PowerPoint and Keynote. Both Keynote and PowerPoint have add-ins which allow you to automatically send a tweet when you click on a slide. The Keynote add-in looks a lot more robust. Keynote Tweet. Keynote Tweet allows you put your tweet wrapped in [twitter] tags in the presenter notes pane for that slide and when you click onto that slide, the tweet gets published.

Corporate Templates for Slide Presentations

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Many companies unwittingly hinder the effectiveness of their employees’ presentations because of policies that mandate the use of corporate templates on every PowerPoint or Keynote slide. In such cases, here are some ideas to keep in mind: Keep the text on any one slide to a minimum (which you should be doing in any event) in order to be able to use the largest font possible (30 point minimum).

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108 top tweets from #ragangm

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Over 250 attended the event held at the General Motors Headquarters in the downtown Renaissance Center and hosted by GM. Tags: Business Communication International Communication Keynotes Marketing Podcasts Public Speaking Social Media Speechwriting Technology general motors GM Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference The Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit (May 4-7) was festival of presentations on Social Media, Speechwriting, Corporate and Internal Communications.

Corporate Templates Can Undermine a Slide Presentation

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Many companies unwittingly hinder the effectiveness of their employees’ presentations because of policies that mandate the use of corporate templates on every PowerPoint or Keynote slide. In such cases, here are some ideas to keep in mind: Keep the text on any one slide to a minimum (which you should be doing in any event) in order to be able to use the largest font possible (30 point minimum).

2011 163

Timeline 3D: A Review

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

What really caught my attention with Timeline 3D was its ability to export to Keynote. Adding events is quite simple. Just make sure that in your date settings that you have the format chosen that works best for your events. You can even assign images to your events to reinforce the point. Events with date ranges. Though you can change fonts and colors, you’re stuck with very thin lines to represent the date ranges of your events.

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Speakers: It’s About Time (and How to Manage It)

Manner of Speaking

Better to rethink it before the day of the event rather than find yourself in a difficult situation on stage. If you have a slide presentation, you should also be able to open Slide Sorter (in PowerPoint) or Light Table (in Keynote) and know exactly which slides to pull. Before starting, it is always a good idea (as well as polite) to reconfirm your speaking time with your host or the event planner.

Twitter Tips for Speakers: Before, During & After the Event

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Home Rock to the Top Events & Services Steeleworker Blog Demos About Contact RSS Feed Twitter Tips for Speakers: Before, During & After the Event by Dayna on June 26, 2009 As a professional speaker and event emcee, I am always looking for ways to expand my network with meeting planners, audience members, associations and more. Their advice along with my recent personal experience as the closing keynote at #prville in Jacksonville, Florida produced the list below.

Using Video to Rock Your Speaking Business with Dan Thurmon

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Dan isn’t just a world-renowned Hall of Fame keynote speaker. He incorporates his lifelong performance skills to create high impact events. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast Dan Thurmon demo video Jane Atkinson presentation video social media and video speaking business and video using video video at events video marketing video reelOn this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are talking about how to use video to help grow your speaking business.

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The Empire Strikes Back

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… The [Commander's Update Assessment] consists of a series of PowerPoint slides describing the events of the previous 12 hours. Tags: Humour PowerPoint Afghanistan Darth Vader International Security Assistance Force Keynote Luke Skywalker Microsoft PowerPoint The Empire Strikes Back United States armed forces War in Afghanistan (2001–present

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Keynote & Training:Before you start, it's time for a reality check

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: Keynote & Training: Before you start, its time for a reality check Published by Professional Speaker Magazine, April 1993 issue By Vickie Sullivan Its a trainers dream: a 45-minute presentation for the same fee as a full day. just announce to the world you do keynotes and wait for the phone to ring.

Making it Easy for Speakers Bureaus to Book You with Gina Davilla

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Gina is the owner of The Keynote Shop speaker bureau in Austin, Texas. She has an extensive background in marketing, public relations, and events management from her work as a corporate marketing executive, marketing consultant for the speaking industry, and former sales agent for one of the oldest bureaus in the US. Gina’s job is to discover and promote cutting edge thought leaders and the most compelling keynote speakers our industry has to offer.

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Speaking of Testimonials

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Testimonials rank high when it comes to credibility for a buyer, whether you're selling dishwashers, toothpaste, or keynote speeches. These are today's gold standard, especially if you are able to get them at the event itself. The best testimonials don't just talk about how well you did, they talk about what the person got out of what you said, or what the company took home from event. Testimonials Speaking Videos Events Marketing Keynote Speaker Toastmasters Conferences

2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

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The event is hosted by General Motors. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

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2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The event is hosted by General Motors. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

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2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The event is hosted by General Motors. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 21, 2013: School Funding Formula Press Event on Monday 9/23 at 11:30 am Capitol Rotunda

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workshop=17 PAESSP State Conference October 27-29, 2013 The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College , PA The state conference is PAESSP’s premier professional development event for principals, assistant principals and other educational leaders. Featuring Keynote Speakers: Charlotte Danielson, Dr. Todd Whitaker, Will Richardson & David Andrews, Esq.

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Interview: Dr. Sheila Dobee, DDS

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

After the event, I caught up with Dr. Sheila Dobee, DDS who is based in Fremont, CA and asked her how dentists [.]. Keynotes Podcasts Dentists Dr. Shelia Dobee Social Media Dentists and Social Media I recently attended a full day seminar on social media presented by Patrick Schwerdtfeger, the author of Webify Your Business who I profiled on this blog back in July.

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Interview: Dr. Sheila Dobee, DDS

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After the event, I caught up with Dr. Sheila Dobee, DDS who is based in Fremont, CA and asked her how dentists [.]. Keynotes Podcasts Dentists Dr. Shelia Dobee Social Media Dentists and Social Media I recently attended a full day seminar on social media presented by Patrick Schwerdtfeger, the author of Webify Your Business who I profiled on this blog back in July.

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Announcing Outstanding Presentations Workshop 2011!

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Carmen has been a keynote speaker at the Presentation Summit conference and is well known for her gorgeous slide design and interactive style. We are pleased to have 5 gold and 2 silver sponsors for this event. Events outstanding presentations workshopI’m pleased to announce the 2nd Outstanding Presentations Workshop with a new group of top-tier presenters! Those of you who attended last year (we had over 1700 sign-ups from 49 countries!)

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Dreamforce 2017: Ushering in the 4th Industrial Revolution

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Dreamforce is a home for trailblazers, and Salesforce CEO and Chairman, Marc Benioff, welcomed them back in his opening keynote. Salesforce users from 21 st Century Fox, T-Mobile, adidas, and more took center stage during Benioff’s keynote—highlighting Salesforce’s customer-centric emphasis and these companies’ key role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The Fourth Industrial Revolution wasn’t the only thing front and center in Benioff’s keynote.

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Back from the PPTLive conference!

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Keynotes. Cliff Atkinson ( www.beyondbulletpoints.com ), author of Beyond Bullet Points , opened the conference with a keynote called, “The Presentation Evangelist: How to change the world, one deck at a time.” He told us about some of the events where the back channel became an event in itself. Tags: Events conference PPTLive Presentation Summit This year, PPTLive was in Atlanta. I’m still processing all that I heard and learned.

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