Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Matt Eventoff

Breaking news… Social media is in fact… Social! Social Media outlets are not diaries, confidants or private/confidential conversations. The reality is that now, more than ever, social media conversations are public , or at the very least semi-public.

Media training: Words to avoid

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Audio Visual, PowerPoint & Podcasts Media training Speaker coachingAvoid repeating the host’s name. You can say, “Thank you Jake” once – but that’s about it. Jake is not your audience. Jake’s audience is your audience. Every time you interject the host’s name, you’re weakening your connection with the real audience. Make every second count. Sell your key messages and don’t waste a syllable. Focus […].

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Media training: phrases to avoid

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I had a one-year contract to work as a national media spokesperson for a tech company – traveling the USA to convey the client’s key messages. My advice to anyone answering media questions? Media training Speaker coaching

Media interviews: another phrase to avoid

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I heard this on a media interview a few days ago: “You don’t look seventy.” Career info Media training Speaker coaching” Some thoughts: What does seventy look like? Who knows?] Will the phrase create value for the audience? [No]

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6 lessons for speakers from social media

Speak Schmeak

Last week, at Montecito Bank & Trust's B2B social media event, several speakers reinforced my belief that many of the same principles of effective use of social media apply to public speaking. But whichever social media platforms you use, you have an audience.

Taking a blog and social media hiatus for June 2017

The Eloquent Woman

I'm waist-deep when it comes to the river of blogging and social media, with three blogs, the two oldest blogs turning 12 and 10 years old this year. Specifically: I'm taking a social-media hiatus for the month of June 2017.

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7 Public Speaking Social Media Strategies

Speak and Deliver

How about Twitter, Linked In, and all the other Social Media platforms that exist today? 7 Public Speaking Social Media Strategies 1. Social media is the most powerful communication tool created in the last decade, and potentially the most destructive.

[Podcast] Boost Your Speaker Bookings with Social Media with Erin Gargan

Speaker Launcher

As a professional speaker, you likely have a presence on social media, whether it is Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or something else. The post [Podcast] Boost Your Speaker Bookings with Social Media with Erin Gargan appeared first on Jane Atkinson. As a professional speaker, you likely have a presence on social media, whether it is Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or something else. All of that changes today, with the help of social media guru Erin Gargan.

Storytelling through Social Media

Duarte Blog

With the explosion of social media and mobile devices, the impact of these presentations has the potential to be felt far beyond the board rooms and conference halls for which they were originally designed. Come join Nancy Duarte at ad:tech SF on April 21st, as she speaks about transforming ideas into action through storytelling and amplification via social media. Tags: Event Message Strategy Technology ad:tech facebook linkedin social media storytelling twitter

Cisco Social Media Conference: Teaching elephants to dance

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Ragan Communications Social Media Best Practices for Communicators Conference, hosted by Cisco Systems, wrapped up on Friday. The 3-day event promised to share ways to “engage employees, build strong customer relationships and create brand buzz online&# using social media. Workshop and presentation topics included: How video is reshaping employee communications Social media tools for PR. Social Media Ragan Communications

Media Protection - More Important than Thinking/Talking Like a Lawyer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is his column today hammering the importance of what is traditionally called "media protection." " Media protection is not bullet-proof. Along the way, she was protected from tech-industry blackballing through establishing a media presence which keeps resonating.

Social media presenting sales

The Presenter's Blog

The fields of social media, sales, and public speaking, can all benefit when they work together. Disciplines for effective social media are disciplines that equally apply to public speaking. A course in social media skills would be valuable learning for many!

Podcast: Social Media Myths

Communication Steroids

Tim Gordon and Roger Pike explore various so-called myths of social media. Tim Gordon and Roger Pike explore various so-called myths of social media. Podcast Social Media

Boxing Needs To Incorporate Media Training…Immediately

Matt Eventoff

Boxing needs to adopt media training immediately. What is missing, and has been for the past three decades , is the ability to communicate with the media in a way that allows the sport to cross over into the mainstream. Media training can, and would, change that.

Podcast: Shel Holtz on Social Media and Speechwriting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

We discussed the ways in which social and digital media — which have given rise to content marketing — offer a host of options to speechwriters to draw attention to the speech before, during, and after its delivery.

Media interviews … Could you be doing a better job?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I’ve been coaching executives for media interviews. Some of the execs carry bad memories of bad media experiences. Career info Media training Social mediaMuch of this work is done over the phone. Many of the executives speak English as a second language. All wonder, “How can I keep calm when I’m asked a rude or rambling question?” You can keep […].

Three freelance writers discuss how they use social media

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Three freelance writer discuss how they are using Social Media. Freelance Writing - Corporate freelance writing and social media social media

Book 10 of 52 in 52: The Media Training Bible - Brad Phillips

Speak and Deliver

The Media Training Bible was not on my original list of 52 Books in 52 Weeks , but when I was given a chance to read & review it, I couldn''t pass up the chance.

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My Toastmasters article on social media and public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

Many readers of The Eloquent Woman may not know that, in addition to coaching public speakers, I help clients with social media strategies--so researching and writing this article falls right in my sweet spot.

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Meeting Report: Cisco Social Media Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

For the rest of this week I’ll be attending the Ragan Communications Conference Social Media Best Practices for Communicators hosted by Cisco Systems. Social MediaThe event kicks off on Wednesday when I plan to attend the Pre-Conference Workshop on Corporate Video given by Deanna Govoni and Alex Romano. This workshop will discuss how to think differently [.].

Strategic Marketing: Making Social Media WORK

Communication Steroids

If there is any advice I can give a business leader regarding their social media effort, that’s it. After all, strategic marketing, brand building, should be the primary focus of your social media effort. Be useful.

Media training: More words to avoid (Let’s shut the door on “open the kimono”)

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I’m not sure why some executives say “Open the kimono” during a media interview. Media training Presentation skills Social mediaI really have no idea why they use these words. But I wish they would permanently drop the phrase from all future interviews, Q&A sessions, and presentations. In fact, it would be nice if they never uttered this phrase again. It’s […].

America Won't Let Trumpism Scapegoat Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The new Quinnipiac University poll found that 52% trust the media more than they do Donald Trump. So, what seems to be the tactic of Trumpism to scapegoat the media isn't going to work, at least right now. One wonders if Trumpism will back off targeting the media as Enemy.

Media Training – How to Handle a Tough Interview

Matt Eventoff

Tags: Uncategorized Family Research Council FOX News Gay Marriage media training matt eventoff media training ted olson Message Development prop 8 media training Proposition 8 Ted Olson ted olson chris wallace ted olson crisis interview ted olson fox ted olson message

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Skype Training Services with TJ Walker, Media Training Worldwide

TJ Walker Interactive

Skype Training Services with TJ Walker, Media Training Worldwide. Media training consultation will include all aspects of how to look good on camera, message development, answering questions and speaking in sound bites. Media Training. The training I am now doing with clients through skype is really taking off. Below are the specifics.

Scott McCloud: Presenting comics in a new (media) world

Presentation Zen

I''m a big fan of Scott McCloud''s work. I linked to this 2005 TED talk a few years ago, but it''s worth linking to again today.

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Pope Francis - Media Covering Him Like Politico, Tracking Wins/Losses

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pope Francis's moves are now being analyzed by the media in terms of his political wins and losses. Branding careers Current Affairs Games Media Personal Musings Politics Religion Travel

Stories and social media; At the roots of success

The Presenter's Blog

Back To The Roots have designed a web hub that propagates their corporate story and vision across just about every Social Media engine you can think of. Tips From The Top business presenting public speaking sales selling social media storytelling

Industry Execs Meet Social Media: Five Reasons Your Firm Needs A Social Media Strategy

Communication Steroids

And you figure that social media may be useful for companies that market retail but is a time-suck for you. Here are the five reasons we think you need to be paying close attention to social media. First, your engineers are heavily involved in social media.

Trade Media: Just the facts, ma'am

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Trade media, ranging from ADWEEK to CORPORATE COUNSEL, functions to keep those in the business up-to-date on developments in the industry, ranging from people moves to emerging trends.  careers Current Affairs Media

Been (Brutally) Attacked In Media - Be Clever, Not Windy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In this social media era, anyone can become targeted. PR Week published a debate on the effective push-back when vilified by the media. Long There was a target on Ronald Reagan's back because of his age.

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

Succeed Speaking

Marketing Social Media Time Management Website StrategyWhen speakers ask me how to get more exposure for their speaking business, I often advise that they think of themselves as the leader of a movement.

Public Relations Pros - Clients Still Want To Be Featured In Top Establishment Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To social-media experts, this seems counterintuitive. A poll on PR Week indicates that clients prefer to be covered in top establishment media such as The New York Times or The Wall Street Journal.

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Make Sure Everybody Knows Company's Social Media Rules.

Communication Steroids

Make Sure Everybody Knows Company’s Social Media Rules by Roger Pike on February 1, 2011 Clients have been lost. Despite the undeniable, and exploding, market presence of social media, US business has been slow to react in at least one very important way.

Podcast: Social Media is NOT New | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

We have news for you: Social media has been around awhile. Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike dig into the social media world and discuss the so-called ‘newness’ of those bright and shiny toys called Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

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The most passive-aggressive phrase in social media

More than PowerPoint...

As in posting “ Some people tear down everything positive we try to do for our community&# instead of “ Cindy habitually encourages people to think critically before jumping on dubious social media bandwagons with wild enthusiasm!&#. Blogging fun social media Twitter

Alan Stevens – The Media Coach

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I caught up with Alan Stevens at the National Speakers Association Influence ‘11 Convention in Anaheim and asked him to demonstrate the hardware and software he carries with him on the road. He demonstrated the portable studio set-up he uses to create his web radio show. Watch this brief video where Alan demonstrates the set-up [.]. Podcasts Technology Alan Stevens audio recording National Speakers Association

New Technology Use Revolutionizes Communications Training | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

I’ve been conducting media and presentation training for 30 years and most of what I do is face-to face, which sends me to interesting places like Dubai and Delhi not infrequently. Face-to-face training sessions also weren’t flexible enough to do a quick 15 minute rehearsal with a client before a media interview or a speech. Now, I conduct some media and presentation trainings and rehearsals entirely through Skype video.

Podcast: State of Social Media 2012

Communication Steroids

Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner (one of our favorites!) held a great webinar this week discussing the State of Social Media for this year. Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner (one of our favorites!) held a great webinar this week discussing the State of Social Media for this year. and Kipp Bodnar of Hubspot (ditto!)

Podcast: State of Social Media 2012

Communication Steroids

Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner (one of our favorites!) held a great webinar this week discussing the State of Social Media for this year. Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner (one of our favorites!) held a great webinar this week discussing the State of Social Media for this year. Podcast Social Media Hubspot Kipp Bodnar Michael Stelzner Social Media Examinerand Kipp Bodnar of Hubspot (ditto!)