Optimism: Finding the upside of the inevitable

Speak Schmeak

But you can LEARN optimism. And why should a speaker learn optimism? And by the way, before I ever heard of Martin Seligman's concept of "Learned Optimism," I knew this was true. Of course, optimism, like other psychological states and characteristics, exists on a continuum.

TGIF, Negativity, and Optimism

The Communication Blog

Among her advice to managers and others in positions of workplace influence is to protect your company’s optimism. I didn’t care how much money they brought in because negativity kills optimism and belief in the future.”. optimism TGIF negativity social media posts The other day I got a call from a person who wanted to sell me marketing services. In our “hello, how are you” phase, he responded with “very good, after all it’s Friday.”

Optimism -- pass it on

Speak Schmeak

Tagline: Optimism -- pass it on. Who couldn't use a little more optimism? Commercial: A young boy walks onto the baseball diamond with his bat, balls and glove. He proclaims, "I'm the greatest hitter in the world!" He tosses the ball three times, swings, and misses each one.

Voice Search Optimization: I have one radically different thought

More than PowerPoint...

As I work on voice search optimization projects, I keep reading about the topic. You need to think about voice search optimization. If you’re interested in voice search optimization — go ahead. Education Presentation video voice search optimization

Jon Stewart Tears Into Fox News For ‘Not Optimal-Gate,’ Offers Diagnosis: ‘Baracktose Intolerance’

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized fox news jon stewart ‘Not Optimal-Gate ’ ‘Baracktose Intolerance

How to develop horizontal and vertical search engine optimization key words

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

When it comes to search engine optimization (SEO) -- optimizing your website for the best possible rank in search engines -- knowing your keywords and key phrases, and optimizing for them, are important. Search Engine Optimization key words keywords optimize your website Search engine optimization SEO

Business & Optimism - Dangerous State of Being

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Instead of optimism, law firms might have confidence that they can increase demand for their services if they try X, Y and Z. The second half of 2016 was not a good one for law firms.

Why blog I: Boost your search engine optimization

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Tags: Business Writing Marketing Your Services Search Engine Optimization blogging and SEO company blogs corporate blogs Search engine optimization why blog

President Obama To Jon Stewart: Americans Getting Killed In Libya Is ‘Not Optimal’ Mediaite

TJ Walker Interactive

The Daily Show" Libya mediaite President obama ‘Not Optimal Uncategorized Jon Stewart.

Success Is an Inside Job - Steven Pinker's Optimism Versus Jeffrey Pfeffer's Darkness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To land another job after a layoff, to get a promotion, or to start their own business, they have to move on into the optimism and belief in self of the Pinker take on the world. Some might call it The 21st Century Battle of the Books.

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Search engine optimization can boost your online presence: here’s more proof

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Marketing Your Services Search Engine Optimization Search engine optimization SEO"Changing my website copy around has landed me first page finishes in all the horizontals I use on my website! That's a pretty amazing feat -- to go from only being able to find my company with my company name to typing "copywriter Moncton" and popping up in the top 5." - Kathy Mercure, Writenow! Communications.

Rhetoric of Optimism: Use it or lose it

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Public speakers who are excessively cautious in their presentations will miss out on this one: The New Optimism that the recovery is here and gaining momentum.

"Energy" and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Of course, a factor to consider immediately in any situation of low visibility on the web is faulty search engine optimization (SEO). 

Optimism, Drive: Barack Obama Hammers New Tone of Leadership

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The tone of the President's State of the Union Address represented a shift from smugness and aloofness to optimism and drive. Unlike those in the Dick Cheney camp, politicos in the Barack Obama Administration are willing to change.

White Moving Truck Outside White House - Optimism Doesn't Live Here Any More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It would be nice to hope that the next Administration will be able to return optimism. The conservative Drudge Report headlines with the first concrete sign of the end of the Obama Administration.

Podcast: SEO – Search Engine Optimization in 2010

Communication Steroids

New Meme: Optimism bundled with solid plan

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's why [moderate] optimism bundled with a solid plan is evolving as the prevailing meme.  Braced for new layoffs, ordinary Americans are shaking in their boots, reports Catherine Rampell in THE NEW YORK TIMES. 

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - Magic Number Is 1,500 Words (different story in real life)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The search engine optimization (SEO) mandate has become 1,500 words. No wonder Twitter is developing a long form option. That's what help-wanted ads for digital content specify. That what editors now require, incidentally for the same fee-per-article that used to cover 1,000 words.

Optimism Survives--Are We Saying This?

Speaking Of...

It was a wonderful reminder that, away from the headlines, optimism and dreams, still flourish. optimismOut of the blue, a student I once worked with contacted me for career advice last week. It turns out I'm the only person she knows in our small town who has taken the career path she is on now. As we know, the past few weeks have brought distressing news on the economic front, and it's easy to succumb to the gloomy predictions, and hunker down.

Public Speakers - Optimize Your Videos on Youtube

Great Public Speaking

Titling Your Videos The title of your video is the main place that search engines look for keywords. Using the training you learned in course 101 about keywords, you can find many relevant keywords and phrase about your business with a keyword suggestion tool. Doing your keyword research early gives you the titles you can use for search positioning and the content ideas about what to say in your vidoes.

Great Public Speakers Exude Optimism | Public Speaking Training

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Write the way your best customers talk to their friends.

More than PowerPoint...

If you’re interested in voice search optimization and writing content for your brand’s voice — go ahead. Do a search for some how-to articles on writing for voice and voice optimization. Presentation voice search optimizationOK Google. Cortana. Alexa.

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Website ranks #1 for ‘business writer toronto’

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Search Engine Optimization Search engine optimization SEOWebsite ranks #1 for 'business writer toronto'.

7 Steps for Optimizing Copy, Content and Careers in the Era of Social Search | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training

How to Market Yourself Online

Succeed Speaking

Email marketing… Social media marketing… Content marketing… Pay-per-click… Search engine optimization… Oh my! Marketing Email Marketing Search Engine Optimization Social Media Marketing

Communicating New Optimism - Fresh Challenge for PR

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The challenge is to help our clients communicate this optimism.  This will be tough.    Everything is pointing to a better 2010.    For instance, in the current edition of BUSINESS WEEK, Rich Miller reports that 3Q corporate earnings are up 11% from 2Q.    And according to a Manpower survey, 7 out of 10 employers interviewed plan to hire on next year.    There is usually a lag following a stock market recovery.

Anatomy of landing a client on the Web

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Marketing Your Services Search Engine Optimization Search engine optimization SEO writing for the webAbout 70% of my new training and writing gigs come to me through my website. The rest are from referrals or my marketing.) Recently, I wrote a business letter for a client in Russia who is trying to land distribution deal with an American company. Other writers have asked me how a client from Russian [.].

Tom Antion: Search Engine Optimization Checklist

Great Public Speaking

It's the search engine optimizers and web designers that don't like the fact I expose their overpriced services. Hi folks: Part of your success in being a well-known public speaker has to do with your websites showing up high in the search engine rankings. I'm telling you these "secrets" and if you see anything bad about me in the search engines, you'll know why.

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog - Untitled Article

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I have been optimizing my web site based on Paul Lima's search engine optimization book and my site now appears on page one for a Google search on "copywriter Oakville." My Books Search Engine Optimization Search engine optimization SEOI’m pumped! Steve Doran.

Non-fiction book titles and SEO

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services My Books Search Engine Optimization Excerpt from "Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Fiction or Non-fiction Book and eBook" on using SEO in your non-fiction book titles.

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Reduce, reuse, recycle your writing – rejuvenate your income

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Tags: Freelance Writing - General Freelance Writing - Newspaper/Magazine Search Engine Optimization freelance writing search enginge optimization

Thought for the Day

Pivotal Public Speaking

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Tags: quotations optimism positive thinking Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”. HelenKeller.

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Act As If.

Speaking Of...

Dr. Martin Seligman has devoted his lifetime to finding out how optimism works. He coined the term Learned Optimism--key word learned. Check out the Optimism Test: [link] Act as if you are already there--using the power of mental rehearsal, or simulation, or inspiring words, and your audience will respond in ways you never dreamed of. optimism SeligmanTime for a positive break. No doubt, the world is in dire financial straits, at least in many parts of it.

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Can Speakers Use Twitter? 10 Tips to Make It Work for You… Today!

Succeed Speaking

This is far from the optimal way to benefit from Twitter, but if you really want to give it a try, you can. Use Twitter Search to find speaking opportunities. Tip: Use the advanced search to filter out unwanted results — for example, if you were searching for tweets that include “keynote speaker,&# you might. Business Strategy Marketing Social Media Tech Tools

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The Charm of Three

The Communication Blog

127-139--that argues that 3 claims is the optimal number for a persuasive presentation. Here’s an interesting research study by Suzanne Shu and Kurt Carlson— Journal of Marketing , January 2014, 78, pp. They call it the “charm of three.” When a speaker uses more than three, listeners may become skeptical. link]. charm of three persuasive speaking Public Speaking

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Drudge Report - Trumpism Triggers Confidence Surge among Small Businesses

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The conservative Drudge Report links the boom in optimism among small businesses to Trumpism. Well, the National Federation of Independent Business' Index puts optimism at 105.8. That's the highest optimism has been since 2002.

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How Customer Experience can Make Your Brand Successful


In order to optimize the customer experience, an organization must account for the aforementioned and ensure that the customer journey at each brand touchpoint provides an environment that is in line with the expectations of your customers. Optimize your Strategy.

Five ways writers can land clients

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Freelance writers can land new clients five ways: through referrals, from previous clients, through a well optimized website, by email, by mail or in person. Freelance Writing - Corporate Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services freelance writing marketing marketing writing services sales and marketing selling writing services

Compress your PowerPoint (and other) files for easy emailing and handling

PowerPoint Tips

Also, because we remove bloat from files rather than compressing, they remain in their original format, so you don’t need NXPowerLite to view or edit optimized files. Original document 6.2mb, when zipped 5.9mb, but when it’s optimized with NXPowerLite it reduces to 665kb.

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Holly Jolly holiday speaking tips!

Speak Schmeak

And finally, some new year optimism. Photo by Zsuzsanna Kilian Happy Almost-New-Year! To celebrate this final week of the year, I''ve decided to share some of my favorite holiday-themed posts from my fellow speaking experts and coaches.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

is currently looking for freelance writers to create blogs and other SEO-optimized content for small and medium-sized businesses throughout the U.S. " Creating SEO-optimized content is hard work.

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Match Your Voice to Your Message

Green Room Speakers

Watch Peter Diamandis' recent TED talk: Abundance is Our Future: Diamandis' message is one of great optimism and hope. We believe his words, not just because he has compelling content but also because his voice sounds strong and uplifting.

Dealing with a distressed audience

Speak Schmeak

Sometimes we have to give a presentation under less than optimal circumstances. I'm not talking about those times when you're having a bad day or haven't gotten enough sleep, although those are also less than optimal and we've all experienced it!

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