Break the Internet

Manner of Speaking

In just days, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote to end net neutrality—breaking the fundamental principle of the open Internet. If you are concerned, and do not want your ability to surf the Internet to be held hostage by your Internet … Continue reading → Uncategorized Break the Internet Net Neutrality

A Day in the Internet

Manner of Speaking

Thus, I was delighted to receive an email a few weeks ago from Jen Rhee of MBAonline, offering me the opportunity to use her great info-graphic on the Internet. In the info-graphic, which is displayed below, Jen creatively displays how much time is spent on the Internet every single day using statistics and simple graphics. These statistics and images would be very effective in a presentation about the Internet and how much time we spend on it.


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Living Without the Internet

The Communication Blog

One way to introduce computer-mediated communication and its role in our everyday lives would be to identify important lifestyle habits that we’d be willing to give up as long as we could keep our Internet connection. 32-33), on the percentage of people in various countries who would be willing to give up an important lifestyle habit to keep the Internet: · 89% of those in Indonesia and 65% of those in the United Kingdom would give up alcohol instead of the Internet. ·

Why Internet marketing is green

PowerPoint Tips

Locally (Fairfield, Iowa), I help people with Internet marketing. When I talk about Internet marketing, I’m the e-product maven!). Here’s a great blog post by a local writer, Linda Egenes, about the three of us and the connection between Internet marketing and the green revolution. Tags: Resource green Internet marketing

UXing of Internet Commerce - Fintech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From work with clients, I have discovered that a growing niche in fintech are the small businesses which are totally about internet commerce or had launched an online extension. They need a internet payment processors. Call it The Abandoned Shopping Cart peril. 

Internet Advertising - What IAB Reports

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise, in all categories there is growth in internet advertising. For the first half of 2019, internet advertising grew 17%, compared to the same time period last year. It is interesting to note that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 85% of the 73 million Millennials access the internet via their smartphone, that is a mobile device.  No, not many folks are going retro and placing ads in the print version of the local newspaper.

Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Report

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is the 24th year that iconic analyst and investor Mary Meeker is presenting the Internet Trends Report. Here is this year's, published by BusinessInsider. Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. Complimentary consultation Web/Tech

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What is the future of Internet video? | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized internet video Media Training

CNN Internet Traffic Up, Fox News Down

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to Similar Web , Internet traffic on Fox News is down 4 points. Are folks weary of the constant drumbeat of conservatism? Could be. It has fallen to 36th place. Meanwhile, CNN, whose news coverage is broader, is up 5 points. Its rank is 26 - 10 slots higher than that of Fox News.    Now that the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation is a done deed, the voices of conservatism might go mute for a while. Fox News might send Tucker Carlson on a six-week tour of duty off the air.

The Future of the Internet.

TJ Walker Interactive

TJ Walker talks on NewsRadio 1620 in Pensacola, Florida WNRP about the future of the internet. Audio internet marketing Press Room

Visionary Artist: Nam June Paik anticipated the internet

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

An astounding story on BBC America this evening about the Korean-born visual artist Nam June Paik, considered the father of video art, who coined the phrase “electronic superhighway” in 1974 while creating works that pushed the boundaries of television. Cisco might like to claim Tomorrow starts here, but Nam June was building his version of [.]. Culture Shock! Technology Smithsonian transmedia

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Is the Internet Stealing Your Precious Time?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you don’t have a Marketing Plan —a road map for generating work—you may find that the Internet, email in particular, will become (has become) a great time waster. The Internet is not stealing your precious time. Don’t let the Internet thwart your efforts. To become a successful freelance writer or editor, you need solid technical skills. However, you also need to dedicate a certain amount of time each day to the marketing tasks required to develop your business.

Mary Meeker's 2018 Internet Presentation - Few Stunners

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Annually, Mary Meeker from Kleiner Perkins presents a trends slide show about the internet. This year's had few oh-I-didn't-realize that. The closest to a gee-whiz was the stat that U.S. adults spend 5.9 hours daily online. That's up from 5.6 hours the year before. Of those, 3.3 hours are spent on mobile. Another development which some of us hadn't been tracking is the transformation of tech companies. They are beginning to compete with one another.

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Cryptocurrency - Wild West, Way Internet Had Been

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And essentially unregulated, just as early internet activities had been. It's a $200 billion market. That's where cryptocurrency stands.    So, no surprise, members of the business media are reporting the wild fluctuations in the investment value of various cryptocurrencies.    At BusinessInsider , Oscar Williams-Grut reports that "pump and dump" capers are going on. The game goes like this.

On Internet Presence

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

Christoper Bilotta wrote an article for the WSJ in which he talks about creating a web presence from scratch. In today's environment, job seekers must expand the ways in which they search. The article mentions several key points for consideration. Claim your name on social networking sites before someone else does. Also, purchase the domain for your name. Practice prudence. Limit yourself to three social networking sites and definitely include LinkedIn as one of them. Choose connections wisely.

What is the Future for Internet Video for Business? | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized internet video Media Training web video

Big Time Internet Usage Stats From 2011

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Big Time Internet Usage Stats From 2011 by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on February 19, 2011 Every year or so I try and get a handle on how big the internet is. In this chart, over 75% of the US are on the internet.

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Almost 590,000 Ohio Households Are W/O Internet Access - Catastrophe If Coronavirus Shuts Down Public Libraries

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When school's out, public libraries through Ohio fill up with young people heading for the tables of computers hooked up to the internet. Census Bureau , almost 590,000 households in OH are without internet access.    If the spread of the coronavirus shuts down the public library system throughout the state, those young people will lose their connection to the internet.   Internet access is not cheap.

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Blogging - Biggest Indie Movement on the Internet

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To so many, blogging may seem like a very mature digital medium. After all, marketers are more obsessed with Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Medium.    But, in The Washington Post , blogging early adopter, Elizabeth Spiers, positions blogging as: " the biggest indie movement of the World Wide Web's first 25 years." " And movements serve to empower people.

9 Internet Revenue Streams to Make Your Web Income Soar

Pivotal Public Speaking

I Love the “IRS”: 9 Internet Revenue Streams to Make Your Web Income Soar. The Internet affords us multiple low-risk/high-return opportunities to earn big bucks and to promote our speaking/training/consulting businesses. Tom’s been immersed in Internet selling every single day for the last 16 years. Tags: public speaking and business public speaking business internet marketing public speaking speaking websites

Internet as Necessary Evil - Netizens As Dark As the Human Nature Portrayed by William Shakespeare

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Internet has failed to live up to the early promise that it would create a level playing field in just about everything. That everything the internet was suppose to usher in ranged from. Instead, the Barbarians are at gate. Books Branding careers Content-provider Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Dreams Film Games Generational Divide Media Personal Musings Politics Public Speaking Selling Values Web/Tech Weblogs Writing

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Internet Has Made Everyone a Star - No One Really Cares About Brad Pitt or What He Thinks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The internet has killed the Hollywood star. Fame has been disrupted."  "  - Freddy Gray, Spectator , February 10, 2020. Anyone who knows how to post catchy snippets on Twitter, along with a photo or video, has become a star.

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Mary Meeker's Report on Internet Trends at Recode Coding Conference

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And it has been Meeker's presentation and analysis of Internet trends that the world of money has been waiting for. Among the main points Meeker makes is that global growth of the Internet is slowing down. The conference we should all be at is Recode's Coding one. Everyone, from Amazon's Jeff Bezos to Kleiner consultant Mary Meeker, is there. Here is it. A prediction is that within five years we won't be texting words into search boxes.

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Pope Francis - Not Bullish On The Internet Of Things

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In surfing the news on their mobile devices, they might have come across Pope Francis' criticism of the Internet of Things. They could encounter "filth" on the Internet. Generations Y and Z might be rolling their eyes. Here is coverage from DailyMail. Specifically, he warns parents against allowing their offspring to bring those connected devices, unsupervised, in their bedrooms. The reason?

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LinkedIn Is New Hangout For Professionals On Internet

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Maybe it's true. Maybe email is dead. And maybe it's also true that blogging is not where global discussions get started. The place to communicate has become LinkedIn. Messages sent are answered almost immediately. No so with email. Obviously those in the know know to keep checking in on LinkedIn. And, thought leadership pieces posted on Pulse have become the conversation-starters.

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20 Best Things on Internet to Help You Become a Presentation Design Hero


The post 20 Best Things on Internet to Help You Become a Presentation Design Hero appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. None of us knows of a certain defined way to create perfect presentation and design what is actually desired. We all are just trying to find out new ways to become a presentation hero in our own hard working way. We follow tips from experts and go for a tried and tested formula even when […].

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Famous Speech Friday: Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet trends report

The Eloquent Woman

Content matters: Meeker's annual report is sought after because of its unique and comprehensive look at all the major internet and digital trends of the day--not just a data dump, but trenchant analysis, distilled so it makes sense. She breaks every rule in the book with her annual presentation. She tends to wear unremarkable black. Her slide deck is enormous, with more than 300 slides for a 30-minute time slot.

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"Criminal Minds" - The Internet & Narcissism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight's serial killer was likely packaged to warn the world about the perils of the Internet.    Of course he was Internet savvy.    Let's hope it's better than tonight's little lesson on bad people lurking on the Internet.   That's what undermined the quality of this episode.    The writing was so-so and the acting sub-par. The plot line concerned a number of women who had gone missing. 

Do Ads Enrich Internet Content? - That's What Marissa Mayer Claims

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There have been and always will be cult ads which create value for the content associated with them. Classic were the Ronald Reagan commercials tied to General Electric Theater. That calm, genial voice about progress enhanced the General Electric branding for innovation. But those are exceptions. In general, Everyman and Everywoman hate ads. So, it's puzzling that Marissa Mayer, head of Yahoo, would actually contend that advertising enriches content.

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Law Firm, Pittsburgh, PA - Internet Marketing Assisstant (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

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Law Office, Los Angeles, CA - Internet Marketing/SEO (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

The Internet is NOT making us stupid - It's making us different

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Lots of commentators -- like my old friend Nicholas Carr , for example --  have bemoaned the rise of the Internet, and before that television, arguing that these evil distractions have shortened our attention spans and caused us to become digital idiots, capable of only the briefest moments of focus.    In the past decade, with the rise of broadband and the Internet, the shift has moved into high gear.

The Most Powerful Voice on the Internet - Your Own (but not a necessary one for your unique communications strategy)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  Your voice can be the most powerful one on the internet. Voice has been enjoying a roaring comeback. That probably kicked off with Alexa. Then, podcasting became so popular. And, yes, podcasting can be monetized.    Now you can use your voice, even on a laptop, to give commands to the Google search engine and you can get what you need. In the box on Google in which you key in your search term there is now a microphone.

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Likes - Critical Feedback In Internet Marketing, Including Of Your Personal Brand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For those of us determined to market on the Internet (and that includes our personal brand) the likes provide critical feedback. Incidentally, The Internet is a level playing field for all who present themselves authentically and as caring about others. Those "likes" on Facebook and LinkedIn are not simply nice to receive.

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Fine Tune Your Vocal Image through Ear-Training: An Internet Resource

Kate's Voice

How you say what you say is called prosody. It is the thing I call Vocal Image, a personality we create through many elements of sound including pitch, rhythm, emotion, volume, and length of tone, among others. I have many examples of the importance of prosody in this blog, but I have also said that [.]. communication Speaking vocal power voice lessons Tomatis vocal image

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Internet Marketing Company Student Experts Offering $20 for 1000 Words - It's Come To This

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Okay, internet marketing company Student Experts is based in Tucson, Arizona, not the Big Apple. But still, for copywriting, not straight editorial, $20 for 1000 words still seems quite insulting to content providers. The help-wanted in Craigslist reads: "Student Experts. is currently looking for freelance writers to create blogs and other SEO-optimized content for small and medium-sized businesses throughout the U.S. and Canada."

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Internet As Accelerator, Force Multiplier Of Opinions - James Wolcott, February Vanity Fair

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's because, as James Wolcott explains in the February 2015 issue of Vanity Fair: "The Internet is an accelerator and force multipler of opinions and perceptions." As a consequence of the Internet's unique impact on reputation, Wolcott also observes: " the traditional damage-control methods of well-greased P.R. Reputations, the business of the public relations industries, can be blown up in minutes.

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My First Internet Radio Interview

Speaking Of...

Have you made the leap to Internet radio? While many of you will be doing your holiday shopping, I'll be on air speaking with Jerry Kennedy, The Blog Whisperer, who has a new radio show about blogging. Hope you'll be listening, either live or later to the recording. It's a wonderful Stage for speakers! Saturday November 27, 2010 12 noon Eastern Time The Blog Whisperer

Reducing Stress, Open Yourself to Fresh Marketing Strategy: Steer clear of internet

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, I was (mostly) without the internet. Being internet-free changed everything. About the latter, I have no hunch about the correlation between self-inflicted mental torture and the internet. Today, I feel great, despite working on an assignment until 5 A.M. And I have conjured up two new strategies to use to market two niches in my business: financial writing and healthcare. What drove this two-part miracle is that my laptop went kaput.

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A Death, A Narcissist, Query About Internet in Heaven

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 It dawned on me that there could be access to the Internet in heaven. We writers are narcissists.  We suck copy out of whatever. With no apology.  So, it's no surprise that every time content we produce is a homerun we play around in our heads as to who is reading it.   Often for me those "who is reading it" included my freshman composition professor.  That was JoAnne Boyle.

BUSINESS INSIDER + TIMES INTERNET: It takes an infrastructure

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Henry Blodget's BUSINESS INSIDER is following in the footsteps of GAWKER in partnering with TIMES INTERNET, the digital part of TIMES OF INDIA.   The Internet has gone to the builders, with mobile heading that way.  That's what TECH CRUNCH reports today. Like HUFFINGTON POST, they are expanding their brand overseas.    This requires infrastructure.    And all three media properties have that.

Take care of your voice! 5 Internet Resources You Can Trust

Kate's Voice

It’s fall and time for teachers AND students to return to school. And very soon, many of those teachers will begin losing their voices. Teaching as a profession is very hard on the voice. However, lawyers, public speakers, presenters, and singers are also at risk for vocal problems. In fact, as we’ve said before, vocal [.]. vocal health voice problems

Win a $5000.00 Trip to The Great Internet Marketing Center

Great Public Speaking

trip to the Great Internet Marketing Retreat Center PLUS $500.00 Gift Certificate to the Speaker Shop where you can get extremely high content training materials on Internet Marketing and Professional Speaking. It is the season of giving and nothing makes me happier than helping out my fellow entrepreneurs. If you know me you know I have made a very lucrative living by public speaking and selling informational products online.