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Different types of “W” leads

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

In a previous post , we looked at the W5 lead. Let’s look at some other W leads. Sample W4 News Lead. You don’t always have to use every W in your lead. Summary Lead. Summary leads summarize the most important idea in the story. Blind Lead. Wrap Lead. Shirttail Lead. When : this year.

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Writing W5 News Article Leads

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

The W5 — who, what, where, when and why (and sometimes hoW) is key to the news article, particularly to the lead of a news article. In a future post, we will look at W5 leads that don’t use all the W’s. The death toll rose to 166. Here is the W5 outline: Who ? Russians What ? At two subway stations in Moscow When ?

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The Sales Myth: Delighting Customers Converts Leads

SpeakerSue Says...

Are you proactive in your thinking, offering a preliminary proposal as early in the process as possible, or wait for them to take the lead?

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Writing Article Leads

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Why is the lead important? If you don’t capture your reader’s attention in the lead, chances are your article will remain unread. Freelance writers must capture the editor’s attention in the lead of a query letter (the letter or email used to pitch a story idea) or chances are the article idea will not be read, let alone accepted.

Pacing to Lead « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

For us to lead, we must first learn the art of listening and pacing. Say you want to jump onto the train. And how do we do this?

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How Gretchen Rubin Uses Social Media to Lead The Happiness Project Movement

Succeed Speaking

Because when you’re leading a movement, then you’re about something bigger than yourself. But can one person keep up with at all?

How to take a moment to lead…quietly

Kate's Voice

An actor is required to get up on stage and do their part whether they feel like it or not. Leaders need to do that too.

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Lead Magnet Ideas For Self-Published Authors

Great Public Speaking

You can find your target market and the people interested in your work through lead magnets. Ideas come in different forms, shapes and sizes.

3 Steps to Lead Presentation Change in 2014

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

This article shares three steps you can use to lead the change in your own organization to create more effective presentations in less time. This leads to better decisions, improves the results for your organization, and boosts your career. When I am delivering my workshops, a common concern is raised by the participants.

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Women speakers: Are you the backup singer or the lead performer?

The Eloquent Woman

So when I have to speak--at a press conference or in front of my peers--I don''t feel sure of myself." "I It''s not just an issue for organizers.

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B2B Marketing Directions: Why Provocative Content Works Best for Acquiring Leads

Content Marketing Today

Consistently acquiring enough new leads has become a major challenge for many B2B companies. Via

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Politicians Beware… Appearances Matter!

Matt Eventoff

Tags: Uncategorized andy baker appearance appearances appearances matter beware chapell lawson confirm gabriel lenz image consultant image consulting impressive leads looks looks matter m.i.t.

Executive Pitch — What Should I Lead With? « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

» Executive Pitch — What Should I Lead With? News analyzed from a communication perspective. What do you say?


Chapter 16:Chapter 1: Writing Article Leads – “Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you take time to produce a detailed query letter, you will often find your lead, the beginning of your article, is in your query. Why is the lead important? If you don’t capture your reader’s attention in the lead, chances are your article will remain unread.

How Speakers, Authors and Thought Leaders Can Capture More Leads, Make More Connections and Close More Sales

Succeed Speaking

I maximize the number of leads I capture at conventions and conferences through contests and drawings — and automatically follow up with all of them.

Chapter 17: Soft and Feature Article Leads – from “Everything You Wanted to Know about Freelance Writing”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Chapter 17: Soft and Feature Article Leads - As you have gathered by now, rather than using the W5 to deliver the news, soft leads capture the attention of readers by using a story-related anecdote, painting a picture of a person, place or thing, or posing a question.

Lead Paint - Issue Back, in U.S. and Abroad

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lead paint, both in the U.S. toddler Heavenz Luster, mouth everything they can consume the vestiges of lead paint which remain in older housing. 

Hurricane Sandy shows Europe widening forecasting lead

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized europe forecasting Hurricane Sandy lead

Coca-Cola Joining Tobacco (asbestos/lead paint) as Bad Guy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The template was applied to asbestos, then lead paint. What we do know is the Sherwin-Williams is still making and shipping lead paint overseas.

How to Win and Lose Gracefully « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

It’s that time of year: Awards Season. Regardless of what business you’re in, there will be winners and losers when the prizes are handed out.

Drudge Report - All Roads to Power Lead to Trump Tower

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report provides a snapshot of the new seat of power in the free world. It's the Trump Tower in Manhattan. could become a ghost town.

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Sherwin Williams, PPG - The Story of Lead Paint Isn't Dead

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Environmentalists are again focusing on the toxic effects of lead paint. Only, at the current time, the lead paint issue isn't in the U.S.


The Communication Blog

Leading Questions about Leadership. Here is a brief but very clever excerpt from a new book by Teri and Mike Gamble, Leading with Communication (Sage, 2013). When called on to lead, can you. leadership and communication questions about leadership Leading with Leadership leadershipWhat is leadership? Who is a leader?

Singing vs Song-Leading

Green Room Speakers

Watch this video comparing Obama and Romney singing: [link] Vocal talent aside, why was Obama's performance so much more compelling?

Pitching - You Bet, "No" Leads To "Yes"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Rejection. There's no such beast. Only the inexperienced frame a "no" that way. That's not a niche for a no-nonsense Jersey Girl. 

Drudge Report - Smackdown with The Washington Post Headline on Clinton's Shrinking Lead`

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's because it is a link to an article reporting that her lead is shrinking. A confident Drudge Report is back to its bombastic self.

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CA Lead Paint Trial: Guerrilla media action

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On this site and my regulatory one , my analysis of the California lead paint public nuisance trial is getting plenty of attention.

Leads for work

Joan Detz Speaker Services

AmyLu Riley, who has attended several of my speechwriting seminars, wrote to share this info: “Want a career with a marketing company that’s focused on exceeding our clients’ goals? Visit Don’t see a job listed that fits your skills, but still interested? Send us your info, and we’ll take a look.”

Leading Consumer & Lifestyle Magazine Editors | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training

Take the Lead

The YouBlog

Take the lead and ask them "Why?" But sometimes it's not enough to ask them "What's your pain?" or "Tell me about your situation."

"Leading Your Life"

Speaking Of...

It was about leading YOUR life. Powerful speaking is personal. million times. Personal stories keep the discussion going.

Leading Competently with the Language of Leadership

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

But without going too deep into philosophy and/or sociology, I think that people generally follow somebody else’s lead because it is perceived that the everybody can get the job done in a better fashion. Learn to lead well. And Speak and Lead your way to glory. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS! hint hint* c.

Drudge Report Lets Us Know 1) Hillary Is Alive, and 2) She's Losing Lead in Polls

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" That links to Hillary's imploding leads in the polls and Donald Trump's creep upward. With great glee, the conservative Drudge Report headlines "Poll Collapse." There is a special focus on Michigan.   Here   you can read the article.  Then there has been the shift to the critical matter of polling. 

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Drudge Report - Questions Why Hillary Backed Out of NC Fundraiser, Despite Trump's Lead in Elon Poll

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Conservative Drudge Report was busy changing headlines today. Earlier it was the one about Hillary's c**k-eyed left eye. This evening the headline is about her abruptly backing out of a fundraiser scheduled for Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She gave no reason. Here is the coverage in Zero Hedge. Was she not healthy enough to do the fundraiser?

"Obergefell v. Hodges" - American Conservatism, Catholicism Have To Rebrand (Jame Murdoch Can Lead)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

New head of historically conservative Fox, James Murdoch, can lead that. The U.S. Hodges" triggered a 9.3 He is known for moderate views.

Brownouts - How Thought Leades Lose Influence (Along With Power And Wealth)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are thought leaders who never lose their ability to influence. On the other hand are the thought leaders who fade. And they're subtle.

Investors Watching Lead Paint Litigation Issues: Sherwin-Williams, Arco et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As with asbestos, litigation against the former manufacturers and sellers of lead paint could wallop stock prices. " CA is happening.

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Sherwin-Williams, Lead Paint, "Santa Clara" Trial Starting July 15, 2013

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The elephant in the room when it comes to Sherwin-Williams is how much the latest trial over lead paint will hurt its brand.

It’s Got to Be Perfect – or Does It?

Presentation Guru

Most of our readers have had that one speech that went off without a hitch, but to deem it completely flawless can lead to complacency.

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Forbes: To Lead, Tell a Story

Executive Speech Coach

To Lead, Tell A Story By Christian D'Andrea and Adam Nemett Storytelling has always helped people deal with change. As civilizations ebb and flow, stories are the essential tools that help us calibrate our humanity, rally our spirit and thrive in crisis. They help us remember who we are and imagine what we can be.