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Conde Nast - Making a list, checking it twice, which glossies get folded, which stay

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Like, how do glossies serve the common good of news, gossip, and special-interest agendas? It's been a situation of competing sources.    As the world awaits the impacts of the McKinsey and Company study of Conde Nast, rumors  have it that no titles will be touched and that five are going to be finito.  

How much can you earn as a freelance writer?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Occasionally they pay more for special supplements or glossy magazines they publish. Glossy consumer magazines you find on newsstands pay 50 cents to one dollar per word. Before we look at developing article ideas and pitching them to editors, we should talk money. I have been a freelance writer for almost two decades. or $2 per word.

resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences

Manner of Speaking

resonate (yes, the “r&# is intentionally lower case) is a glossy, beautifully designed, over-sized offering that is bursting with vivid images.

If You Must Use Power Point, Here’s How To Do It – 5 Tips From Hans Rosling

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  To be sure, the graphics have improved – glossy pictures whizz past us at an ever-increasing rate – but that’s no excuse for shallow talks, shallow slides, and taking your talk at speed because you don’t have much to say.    Check out one of his recent TED talks here , and below.   What the heck, check them all out. 

Are You an Author? How to Survive the Book Business Today

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Gone are the author tours, the marketing blitzes, the ad placements in glossy magazines. So what’s going on? First of all, they tour regularly.

Speaking of Self-Sabatoge.

Speak and Deliver

A few are already pretty darn good, and arejust looking to fine-tune their content and put a glossy finish ontheir presentation skills.

St. George's Settles with Alleged Victims of Sex Abuse - Yet another school for scandal featured by Vanity Fair

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Finally elite prep school in Rhode Island, St. Annual tuition and fees total about $56,000. The claims date back to the 1970s. Here you can read it.

St. George's et al. - No question, these schools for scandal will survive

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

George's in the August issue by Benjamin Wallace in glossy VF. Here is the article on St. George's. The victims numbered 40. But St.

Andrew Caspersen - What secrets lie in the hearts of men (only The Shadow knows)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

An article in Vanity Fair - yes, this is the kind of saga that glossy chases after - speculated that he got into this pickle because of grief.

"Public Relations" - Term That Even In "Mad Men" Time Denigrated What Gets Done

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

O'Dwyer published a 66-page print glossy on just the healthcare segment. Next there will a print glossy focused on technology.

The 7 Triggers that will Fascinate your Audience

Speaking about Presenting

People lust after great design – like iPads or Nancy Duarte’s latest book (I love the lush colour schemes and the subtle glossy paper). Sally Hogshead has written Fascinate – a book exploring the seven triggers that fascinate people. In this post, I explore how the triggers can be used when you’re presenting. Mystique.

The 7 Triggers that will Fascinate your Audience

Speaking about Presenting

People lust after great design – like iPads or Nancy Duarte’s latest book (I love the lush colour schemes and the subtle glossy paper). Sally Hogshead has written Fascinate – a book exploring the seven triggers that fascinate people. In this post, I explore how the triggers can be used when you’re presenting. Mystique.

Ello - Can This Experiment Work?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The company [Ello] filed in Delaware as a Public Benefit Corp., "  - Jonathan Shieber, "Ello Raises $5.5 Here is the article. 

Linda P.B. Katchi - University of California Brand Takes Second Major Hit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Paul's became major stories in the influential glossy Vanity Fair. Katchi, has been put on administrative leave.

Ello - The Art Of The Hustle & Its Discontents

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But so are glossies Vanity Fair and Vogue. New social network Ello's signature is No Advertising.   Ello's positioning is not new.

New York Times Co has loss: Can it afford not to be a sweatshop?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The same concern applies to glossy VANITY FAIR.  Read the commentary by THE NEW YORK TIMES executive editor Bill Keller and the newspaper's genteel values are obvious.    One wonders if it can afford to stay that way and not morph into more of sweatshop like those operated by purely digital sites. million. 

STAR Layoffs: Gossip industry a tough business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Its former head Bonnie Fuller remade it from a tabloid into a glossy.   However, how we want our gossip dished keeps changing. 

"Porn" - That keyword will boost your web/mobile traffic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Flipping through the pages of glossy magazines and viewing the ads, we sure do experience plenty of what could be called "soft porn." 

Conde Nast: In 8 weeks McKinsey speaks, meanwhile Graydon Carter eating in cafeteria

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Clearly the golden age is over for glossy magazines.  The only good news at Conde Nast, reports  THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, is that NEW YORKER head David Remnick won't be interviewed by McKinsey and Company.    That means the magazine will likely be left alone.    Otherwise, the the news looks bad. 

"Nobody wants to hear about ad-supported models," Robert Ackerman, quoted in FORBES, 5/11/09

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And the future of many other Conde Nast glossies - which require plenty of ads to support - is very iffy.    If there are too few ads there could be few issues remaining for the glossies. Just two years ago, the world was still thinking ad revenue.  That was then.    PORTFOLIO just folded. 

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WIRED, THE NEW YORKER, VANITY FAIR, VOGUE - They'll probably die in that order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That's what Steve Fishman reports - ironically - in high-profile glossy NEW YORK Magazine in his cover story on the end of the golden age of magazines. The result is the implosion of the glossy magazine niche within media.  PORTFOLIO was supposed to be given five years to prove itself in the marketplace. 

Re-Learning for the Very First Time: A Review of 'resonate', by.

Speak and Deliver

At first glance, its a bit intimidating. resonate is as practical as it is artful. In a sense, its the Grays Anatomy * of speaking.

Amazing Moon's WASHINGTON TIMES lasted this long

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  To the surprise of most media watchers, Conde Nast started up business glossy PORTFOLIO a few years ago, then killed it this year. With Politico.com owning the media influence game in Washington D.C., the worst can be expected for the town's newspaper business.    The amazing thing, though, is that Rev.

Ultimate Print Media Cheerleader Site Carries More Clerical Classified

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  They aren't paying for traditional journalism, much of Conde Nast glossy stuff, or insightful self-expression.  That last stand for journalism and other pure-writer types Mediabistro.com might become a sort of recruiting source for Mickey D jobs.    This might be a situation of: Change or work for minimum wage.

For long long legs, you bet I would trade off 20 points of IQ

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Think the former head of the now-dead business glossy PORTFOLIO JoAnne Lipman.  For females who are going to make it big in any field, be it British Royalty or Manhattan media, legs matter.    They trump pedigree, high IQ, even talent.    Think Princess Di.    Nothing wrong with that. 

After old media? - Fall into poverty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Unfortunately most of those in old media were so embedded in glossy journalism that they didn't develop other marketable skills.  What happens to those old-media folks after they get laid off?    Seems they fall right into poverty, if they're lucky to find any job at all.  " Ernst was blessed. 

Time Inc. - Cloudy with a sign of ramen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those clouds over glossies won't budge.    This long weekend, everyone is looking up at those planted over all those plum jobs at Time Inc.    Remember how you had to be an Ivy to snag one of them or start in the typing pool?   We learned cunning and hustle.    We also learned patience. 

Going Off to College: Another rite of passage web kills off

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" The same bursting of the bubble occurred in glossy magazines, book publishing, advertising, and legal services.  Whoever thought it was an educational experience to throw thousands of adolescents together might look like a damn fool today.    The web is making that rite of passage of going to college unnecessary. 

Saving Anna Wintour/VOGUE

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or will it go to Glossy Heaven declaring itself the ruler on good taste? Okay the all-important September edition of VOGUE was a bust in terms of ad pages.    But that doesn't mean we can't save Anna Wintour and the publication.  which stock size-12 brandname clothes, including dress-up for the holidays. 

Stuck in Manhattan: Si Newhouse et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  For him change might take the form of just giving up on the glossy world.  "How can they pay the bills?"  "  That's what I asked several people in-the-know about how the old-line clueless in Manhattan were paying their bills.    Their fixed costs were high. 

Graydon Carter et al. still have reason to bulk up on comfort food

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That was the first time in light years I picked up a glossy and read it.  The latest bad coming from the Conde Nast empire is that it could be losing $1 billion in ad revenue for 2009.      That was Newsweek Inc. estimates.    What more bad will be coming out.   It was the sweet spot. 

"Catastrophes we can repair and those that require us to face a new reality," Elizabeth Edwards

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  There's already a glut of brandname writers who could do that and, more to the point, no one can predict if those glossies will be around much longer.  In her book "Resilience," Elizabeth sorts out pain.    There are the "catastrophes we can repair and those that require us to face new realities." 

Secret to World-Class Speaking

Pivotal Public Speaking

Their eyes are glossy, their minds’ elsewhere, and their bodies ready to bolt. It was downright devious, definitely bordered on preposterous, and decidedly over the top. Maybe even a little cheesy. Yet the audience gobbled it up. The speaker gave a brilliant performance. He courted his audience’s emotions. Effective? Valuable?

Cicero Versus Demosthenes

Pivotal Public Speaking

Their eyes are glossy, their minds’ elsewhere, and their bodies ready to bolt. There were two great orators from ancient Mediterranean: Demosthenes the Greek and Cicero the Roman. It was said that when Cicero spoke, people exclaimed, “Great speech. Wonderful message. I couldn’t agree with you more.&# Two great orators.

Expressing your uniqueness in print

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Just 20 years ago, speakers used elaborate glossy brochures, and meeting professionals took the time to read them. seconds. seconds. Thats fast!

Speaking for Dollars by Vickie Sullivan

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Use the same high standard for your collateral materials, including one-sheets – glossy brochures that must be first class all the way. Sullivan Want to make the transition from respected industry expert to highly paid professional speaker? It takes more than stage presence and funny stories to break in. Makes sense, doesn’t it?