A Conversation with Ian Griffin on Speechwriting, Social Media & Blogging

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

On Thursday, December 13 the Silicon Valley Speeechwriters Roundtable hosted Ian Griffin in a free conference call. I’m usually the one doing the interviewing. However, Barbara Seymour Giordano suggested she turn the tables and interview me. Barbara had been my guest back in May. Barbara and I discussed my career as a freelance speechwriter, corporate […] On Thursday, December 13 the Silicon Valley Speeechwriters Roundtable hosted Ian Griffin in a free conference call.

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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.

Lawyers & The Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  This manhunt is receiving high-profile media attention because that's standard when a lawyer is perceived to be, accused of, or convicted of a crime.   careers Content-provider Current Affairs legal Media Personal Musings

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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!

Magnifying the Impact of a Speech with Social Media

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Social Media podcasting Professional Speaking Association Last week I was in the UK visiting family and took the opportunity to present to the Northwest Region of the Professional Speaking Association. Over 20 people attended at the conference center in Manchester.

Social Media Trumps Establishment Media (pun intended)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If we decide we want to ponder some analysis of a Twitter Storm, we can roam without charges or gatekeepers to other social media sites such as, well, this blog. Way back in 2006, Dan Gilmor predicted this in his breakthrough book "We the 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.

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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 Beware: Gawker Settles

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is the media clip. He, along the plaintiff lawyer in that litigation, Charles Harder, wants limits on what the media can publish and how. Takeaway: Media beware. legal MediaIt's a wrap. So much for the meme of free speech.

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Is Social Media Making Traditional Media Irrelevant? | Media Training

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Media - No Dog Days of August

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The big media story is the brandname institution which is collapsing. And, few in media are leaving their workstations. But likely neither the media nor the public will buy that.  But essentially the media will move on to the next gift that keeps giving.

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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

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

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Financial Media - The Business of Doom & Gloom

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Content-provider Current Affairs Games Generational Divide Media Personal Musings Simplification Travel Values WritingBad news sells. Even if that consists of speculation. Today MarketWatch must be getting plenty of traffic.

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Ruth Madoff - Media Pinata

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Therefore, we take great joy that she has become a media target. What has triggered the intense current media interest, including unflattering photos, has been the HBO movie about Uncle Bernie. Ruth Madoff had to know.

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Media Media Everywhere - But Where Are the Profits, Including at Time Magazine

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Media remains a glam business. That's both in digital native media and publications with a print legacy. Old-line print media outlet The New York Times continues to have its profit ups and downs.

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Brotherly Love - Will and Harry United in Grief, Allegedly Alienated by Marriages (Media Story of 2019)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Global media outlets will always find a new angle in covering the very marketable British royals. That is shaping up to be the media story of 2019. Media outlets have run with that and are now depicting Meghan as the evil in-law.   Media Personal Musings

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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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Yes, Chris Christie Can Have a Future in Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Will his next be in media? Media Personal Musings Politics Rebranding TelevisionThose watching election return coverage on ABC noticed this: Chris Christie was a panel member. His persona lacked the rawness and combativeness of his days as a politico.

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Media Messages Must Resonate with Media Audience | Media Training

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Senate Kavanaugh Vote - All Weekend Plans Cancelled for Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That means that the weekend plans for the media heavy hitters will be cancelled. Media upstarts could rise to fame by outgunning in social media the brandname journalists.

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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.

Have You Been Media Trained | Media Training

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Top Three Media Interview Mistakes | Media Training

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Emergency Preparation for Media Interviews | Media Training

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Have a Positive Media Message | Media Training

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Media Stars Enjoy Interviews | Media Training

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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

Was your Media Interview Successful? | Media Training

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Media Training Tips for Podcasts | Media Training

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Media Superstars Make interviews fun | Media Training

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Like Media (Establishment, Digital Native), Legal Sector Has to Get Smart Fast about Business Models

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But the rest could find it necessary to reconfigure for the kind of dynamics which media, both establishment and digital native, have been experiencing. Making points of law, policy issues, and politics accessible and engaging for the public, media, investors, and more.

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Age - Why Are Media Outlets Allowed to Disclose It?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Currently, age is regularly provided in the news media and all over the internet.  Branding careers Content-provider legal Media Personal Musings Politics Selling Values Web/Tech WritingIn the Netherlands, 69-year-old Emile Ratelband sued local authorities.

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