Don’t Forget that Marketing Flip Flop!

Speaker Launcher

In today’s competitive climate, it shocks me to see that many speakers still start out their home page saying things like “Hire John Doe for your next meeting&#. ps: need help with your flip flop? I originally posted on this topic in 2008, but it appears it needs repeating!

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Let go instead of holding on (to your content)

Speak Schmeak

Ironically, I spend a lot of time working with clients who have very short presentations to deliver, such as keynotes (that might last 30 minutes) or speeches during public comment periods at city or county government meetings, that might only be 2-3 minutes long.

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Surviving the mini-presentation: Your self-introduction

Speak Schmeak

It's always fun to meet new people and have time for relaxing and socializing, as walking the show (more standing than walking) for seven hours each day is a lot of work and pretty exhausting. First, his stomach did a flip-flop.

Surviving the mini-presentation: Your self-introduction

Speak Schmeak

It's always fun to meet new people and have time for relaxing and socializing, as walking the show (more standing than walking) for seven hours each day is a lot of work and pretty exhausting. First, his stomach did a flip-flop.

POM Wonderful Presents. Good lessons for speakers

Speak Schmeak

All three are flops. Then we meet the Ban deodorant marketing executives. Yesterday 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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7 Rules of Taking Feedback

Speak and Deliver

If a new idea doesn't work as well as you thought it would, at least it flopped in a practice instead of in front of your paying audience. I'm as excited about meeting new people as I am about the feedback I'll be getting.

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POM Wonderful Presents. Good lessons for speakers

Speak Schmeak

All three are flops. Then we meet the Ban deodorant marketing executives. Yesterday 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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ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

At the same time, my executive clients invited me to speak to their service clubs, staff meetings, and small conferences. I was referred by Gary Hickox who, at age twenty-seven, impressed his boss by bringing in a top motivational speaker to speak at a small team meeting.

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ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

At the same time, my executive clients invited me to speak to their service clubs, staff meetings, and small conferences. I was referred by Gary Hickox who, at age twenty-seven, impressed his boss by bringing in a top motivational speaker to speak at a small team meeting. After experiencing the last couple of years of ‘the new normal’ clients will continue to look for value, however more meetings and conventions will return. Do you have a favorite “flop”?

20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

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I’ve had my share of presentations that have been total flops, along with some very successful ones. One of the “total flops&# I mentioned was a workshop that went (I felt) horribly bad. Alos I find meeting people who are experienced conference attendees provide a good litmus test for your talk. 20 tips for better conference speaking ~ 16 February 2009 ~ View from on stage as I’m preparing to speak at An Event Apart New Orleans 2008.

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Five Ways to Speak Like Obama | BNET

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Say one thing, then flip-flop. Ive been in meetings and think this can help junior business associates. i would fall out of my chair if i attended a meeting where something is covered articulately and with conviction. How many can attest to this from corporate meeting speeches theyve heard?

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