The Epic Keynote - a Review

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The only true speaking book I've completed in 2016 is Jane Atkinson's 'The Epic Keynote' - which clearly belongs here! Diving in this book, I was searching for a great keynote 'formula' that would make me look at what I'm doing in a whole new way.

Lady Gaga Ends Deal with Target Over LGBT Issues « TJWALKER.

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lady gaga , LGBT , Target This entry was posted on March 9, 2011, 5:29 pm and is filed under Analysis , Communications , Crisis Communications , Video , celebrities , media relations , public relations , reputation management. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

Chris Chistie: Rising political star makes for media target

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  He made it all the way to deliver the keynote address at the RNC.  It's the new Catch-22.    The lack of name recognition prevents getting name recognition.    After all, attention gets attention. 

LinkedIn Communities - Maybe Some Articles Should Be Targeted for Third-Party Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 They hadn't created their brand identity through other forms of promotions, ranging from delivering keynote speeches to contributing a guest editorial to Abovethelaw.com. Opinion-editorials, articles and hard news published in third-party media have more influence, build more brand equity and create a pull force in selling than does material published on social networks.  Those networks include LinkedIn. 

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The Highs and Lows of Reinvention with Jason Hewlett

Speaker Launcher

He has performed in every major casino in Las Vegas, inspired the US Troops in wartime Afghanistan, had a viral post seen by an estimated 100 Million worldwide after seeing his wife at Target one day. Adding vulnerability to your keynote.

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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.

High-ticket speakers have some of the worst habits

Speak Schmeak

The keynote and motivational speakers on the big stages who pull out the stagiest, old-timey shtick. There are many, many bad habits perpetrated by motivational and keynote speakers, and most likely, no one is telling them. You''ve seen them.

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50 Ways to Leave Your Lover… but Only Three to Grow Your Speaking Business

Succeed Speaking

If you do indeed want more clients, there’s one question you’ll need to answer before all the others: Who is your target audience? If you don’t know exactly who your target audience is — and I mean really know (what do they look like? For instance, you can’t know which sector to target until you know who your ideal clients are… because who they are will determine where they are… and how you need to be marketing to them.

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Round. Nick Clegg’s Conference Speech Problem

The Presenter's Blog

It was a horrible, horrible mistake for anyone performing a keynote. The TV cameras were the true target audience, and because they were all pointing in one direction, the speaker had to do so as well.

2012 146

How to Give A Compelling Interview Presentation: Tips, Examples and Topic Ideas

SlideModel

What kind of presentation software do they have installed – PowerPoint, Keynote, Google Slides? They want to know how you can apply those to solve the company’s pressing problems – meet sales targets, improve ROI from social media marketing or help them earn more revenue.

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The Amazing World of Speechwriting

OnSpeechwriting

But the whole conference began with a great keynote. Instead, they describe an opaque process where they write in a black hole with little or no initial input then are criticized for a speech that doesn’t hit the target.

2014 93

It is Not Your Clients' Job to Know How They Can Hire You Again

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

  He often tells keynote speakers, "It is your responsibility to let me know how I could hire you again. Keynote Speech on Presentation Skills. Patricia Fripp's unique and riveting keynote speeches on Presentation Skills can have various titles.

A Triumphant Return?

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Over the weekend, I was an educational presenter for my District''s TLI - Toastmasters Leadership Institute, and gave a 45 minute session (Unlock Your Keynote) designed to help TMs who want to get their message out to the world in a longer format. Do you have places targeted to speak?

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Interview with Stephen Hopson: Author and Motivational Speaker

The Speaker Point

The biggest task was getting clear on who my target audience was, and coming up with the right price to charge. How did you create your keynote talks?

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OnSpeechwriting - Untitled Article

OnSpeechwriting

For most companies and most executives, however, it is a very important part of their overall corporate communications plan to have a well-considered strategy for having senior executives articulate a series of messages that map to their overall business objectives and for effectively delivering these messages to key target constituencies – customers, partners, investors, and, in some instances, the general public.

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Alan Simpson invokes Snoop Dogg, Eminem in Outburst « TJWALKER.

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News analyzed from a communication perspective.

2011 65

Where Do You Want To Speak?

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It doesn't mean you have to start there and only there, but knowing your direction, actually pursuing your targets, is going to get you closer to success than just thinking "I want to speak to some unidentified, nonspecific, random gathering of people."

2011 82

Newt Gingrich Had Multiple Marriages and Affairs…For the Good of.

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George Will is on target also. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

2011 79

What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

Or that speakers can possibly compete with each other at all without drowning out the qualities that make each of us unique: different personalities, presentation styles, life experiences, types of expertise, target audiences, etc.

2010 195

Humor Spotlight: Learning from Brad Montgomery

Speak and Deliver

His rhythm seemed to mimic a comedian more than a keynoter, but his overall content was still keynote quality. Today Brad targeted TSA, illustrating the game he plays ( or says he plays ) with agents searching through the mysterious and magical contents of his bag.

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Slide Make-over: EPA Greenversations

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

This facelift targets a deck presented by the EPA at the same workshop. For this deck, I used Keynote’s “Showroom&# template. For my previous slide make-over , I gave a slide deck presented by the Coast Guard at a Web 2.0 workshop. The issues were different this time and unfortunately, the “Greenversations At A Glance&# slide deck was typical of what I see on a regular basis. Not only are the slides text-heavy, but they’re also very content-rich.

2009 100

12 Ways to Make the Most of the Seasonal Slowdown in your Business

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Rewrite Your Speech - is your Keynote getting worn around the edges? Show Up at Events - particularly events you''d like to speak at, whether you''re targeting service clubs, associations, Meet-Ups, chambers of commerce, even Toastmaster meetings.

2014 73

CEO of American Apparel Sued for Using Teen Employee as Sex Slave.

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Lady Gaga Ends Deal with Target Over LGBT Issues » CEO of American Apparel Sued for Using Teen Employee as Sex Slave TJ Walker talks about Dov Charney being sued by an employee for allegedly using her for sex. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

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The Amazing World of Speechwriting

OnSpeechwriting

But the whole conference began with a great keynote. Instead, they describe an opaque process where they write in a black hole with little or no initial input then are criticized for a speech that doesn’t hit the target. So I heard an amazing story last week at the Ragan Speechwriters’ Conference. OK, maybe not amazing but it’s a story every speechwriter and everyone who uses a speechwriter should hear.

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Executive Communications: Shift to a Selling Mindset

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Materials ranging from books to keynote speeches are configured to sell X. In itself this direct link to measurable sales targets is not new. It's become a seller's market in Executive Communications, that is ghostwriting and scriptwriting for leaders.

2014 61

Speakers, What #Hashtags Do You Use?

Great Public Speaking

Think of keywords, use targeted keywords to get the best results. Popular Hashtags for Professional Speakers #Speakers #Coaches #Consultants #Authors #entrepreneurs #innovation #business #Keynote Hashtags are everywhere!

2013 67

What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

Or that speakers can possibly compete with each other at all without drowning out the qualities that make each of us unique: different personalities, presentation styles, life experiences, types of expertise, target audiences, etc.

2010 130

That Fall From Grace: Use it or lose it

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  No question, he will be delivering a keynote speech at the World Economic Forum next year.   And from that the offer to teach webinars on social media targeted at Baby Boomers.    We just might see Rupert Murdoch in his security-guard uniform at Target. There's a difference between the late Gary Coleman and the cunning like like Ed Murrieta and myself. 

2010 43

How to conduct an international media interview via email: TJ.

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TJ: Social networks have increased the avenues for people to become opinion leaders in increasingly targeted niches. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

Rainmaking: Are you selling into 20th-century communications markets?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   For those ready to sell into the 21st-century market, here are rainmaking recommendations: Assess what target markets need.  Next, determine how to reach targets through multi-channel marketing.    We need to do much more than that for our pitches to targets to resonate. 

Speaking for Dollars by Vickie Sullivan

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And each year you see highly paid keynoters on the program and think, “I could do that.” Now there are far more speakers than audiences, and veteran professional speakers must contend with athletes and celebrities for the most coveted (and highest-paying) spot on the program: the keynote address. Therefore, to get the big fees – or any fee at all – you must compete in the keynote or general-session market. Don’t do it in a keynote, Butts advises.

Saving AMA HANDBOOK OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I delivered a keynote speech also on that Download Ccskeynoteaddress. * "  There are so many bits and pieces of public relations wisdom which can be illustrated in a compelling way to the target markets.    One way of doing this is by custom-making pitches to trade associations and digital communities targeted to niches such as parents, other-abled, student travelers, liberals and conservatives.  Most media products can be saved. 

13 famous UK & European speeches by women in The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

I''m giving the closing keynote at this year''s spring conference of the UK Speechwriters'' Guild and European Speechwriter Network in London in May (and readers of The Eloquent Woman get 10 percent off the registration price with the code "EloquentWoman").

2013 89

Public Speaking: Send Your Client a Customized Flyer

Great Public Speaking

With pre-printed shells, you can quickly customize your public speaking marketing materials to target a qualified prospect. People like to deal with a real person and want to see what you look like, especially if you are a keynote speaker or selling training services.

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Charli Jane Speaker Services - how to define your niche

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Defining your niche Define your audience: Decide who you want to speak to mainly - who will be your target audience? Now, we have determined your target niche and have built your topics around it.

Top Stories for Tuesday

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SpeakerFrippNews Want to Have More Clients? Earn the Right!

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Who have you targeted in your community? Sales Presentation Trainer, Keynote Speaker, Executive Speech Coach. SpeakerFrippNews: September 30, 2009. Want to Have More Clients? Earn the Right! By Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE.

Observational Humor — Case Study #99

Humor Power

He got a good laugh from the group, and that set up the comment as a target for a future observational humor line which I used to open my monologue.). I’m now presenting a new Keynote speech titled: . The theme of my Keynote follows the acronym OOO, which stands for: – Oops. – Off-Da. – Oi Vey. Here is another set of humorous observations from a recent meeting.

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From Free to Fee: How Experts Get Paid to Speak

Pivotal Public Speaking

If you still want association gigs, ditch the concurrent sessions and go for the keynote slots with state and regional associations. National associations with bigger budgets usually use more high-profile personality keynoters, so pitch for the general session, where lesser-known experts are used. Buyers and audiences alike have very different expectations of keynoters. What they want: Keynoter programs also require major content changes.

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The Dreaded Word

Communication Steroids

Nothing else, save a pink slip or an order to give the keynote address at the next corporate convention is so likely to reduce even the most confident employee to a quivering mass of jello. Start the change process well before the target date.

2010 52

Public Speaking: Send Your Client a Customized Flyer

Great Public Speaking

With pre-printed shells, you can quickly customize your public speaking marketing materials to target a qualified prospect. People like to deal with a real person and want to see what you look like, especially if you are a keynote speaker or selling training services.

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Speaking Business

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Meaning to maximize every presentation, whether is be with follow-up coaching, products, subscriptionsHis advice is well founded, in that each of us CAN add more value to the talk  whether a coach, trainer, or keynoter.

Observational Humor — Case Study #44

Humor Power

That, of course, set his speech up as a perfect target for Observational Humor. And in front of a typical corporate audience, such as in a keynote speech, I would almost never use it. Thanks Alex for the great humor presented at our meeting and providing me with a terrific target for Observational Humor. At last week’s PowerHouse Pros Toastmasters meeting we had 17 guests who had attended Steve Pavlina’s Conscious Growth Workshop.

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