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Email Pitching - High ROI, Despite Small Percentage of Opens

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's nothing new.   Way back in the 1970s, "What Color Is Your Parachute?" For examples, we writers got more assignments.

When a bar chart can be misleading

Presentation Zen

Depending on what you include, you could actually show that there was a percentage increase for space exploration. As Sen. in 2000.

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The Communication Blog: Taboo language: gender differences

The Communication Blog

In 1996 the percentage of public swearing by men and women was 67% for men and 33% for women. In 2006, however, the percentages were much more similar: 55% for men and 45% for women. 7.02.2010 Taboo language: gender differences Heres an interesting gender difference reported by Psychology Today (August 2010). 5:07 PM Steeleworks said.

What if Your PowerPoint Slides Make You a Liar?

Executive Speech Coach

I was captivated by the numbers and percentages until he reached the graph slide in his PowerPoint presentation. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. The graph was bogus.

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$5 Off

The Communication Blog

11.29.2010 $5 Off $5 Off The $5 off coupon and the large percentage reductions provide good examples of media literacy and its relevance to everyday living. Increasingly we see coupons for saving money at the various stores. One such one is Bed Bath & Beyond. The coupon says “$5 off any purchase of $15 or more.&# Then, what do you do?

Address your audience's fears up front

Speak Schmeak

I had to laugh. This company is going in the right direction by addressing this issue up front. Unfortunately, no. Luckily, there IS good news.

Insights from Audiences: Results of the 2013 Annoying PowerPoint survey

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Here are the top three, with what percentage of respondents included them in their top choices. In the survey, 25.5% in 2007, to 14.2%

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and id eas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

Quick Tips to Kick-Out Boring Bullet Points

SlideModel

We can make additional improvements to the previous design in order to visually reflect the percentage values. In the sample below, we have used small pie charts on each component to denote the percentage value associated to each item. Using alternative bullet points delivers a powerful impact on your audience.

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I'm my own worst audience member

Speak Schmeak

But this is a small percentage of the audience and we can't only speak to this person. There were a few snags along the way. And that is me.

Who says managers can't talk about numbers without using slides?

Max Atkinson

My attention was drawn to this by a Twitter link from Shane Greer (@shanegreer), to whom many thanks.

How To Win the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking: A Book Review

Speak and Deliver

and ''Do you know this guy?'' Both valid questions, both of which I answered ''no!'' You''d think things couldn''t get worse from there. But they did.

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How I did a makeover of my signature story at the Story Theater Retreat

Speaking about Presenting

When Tony and I were in America we attended a Story Theater Retreat with professional speaker Doug Stevenson. Adding a character. Humor.

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Acceptance speeches improved by strong openings

Speak Schmeak

My percentages aren't great. And yes, I'm more than a little tickled that the Best Picture Oscar went to a movie about public speaking!)

Toastmasters Friday: My Road to DTM - CHECK!

Speak and Deliver

Yet - such a small percentage of Toastmasters become DTM''s that it clearly is difficult to achieve. I''ve competed on the world stage. Twice.

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How do You Handle the Haters?

Speaker Launcher

Focus on the percentage (usually 95%) of the people that did like your work. What do you do? I call these “haters&#. So what can we do?

Drudge Report Poll Has Donald Trump Winning First Debate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The percentage of those who perceived it that way was 92.11. For Hillary Clinton the percentage who determined she was the winner was 7.89. No surprise, the Drudge Report conducted a poll after the first debate. Based on 16,367 votes,, Donald Trump was declared the winner. I am a registered independent.

Presentation Tip: Eliminate 75% of the numbers

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Were we ahead or behind, and by how much percentage wise? One of those strategies is to eliminate data that is not relevant to the message.

Acceptance speeches improved by strong openings

Speak Schmeak

My percentages aren't great. And yes, I'm more than a little tickled that the Best Picture Oscar went to a movie about public speaking!)

Speakers - Where's Your Book?

Speak and Deliver

Even in today's world of on-demand publishing, the percentage of speakers who actually write and print a book is slim. Is it really this easy?

PresentationEssentials-New E-book by Oliver Adria

PowerPoint Tips

As a result, he’s offering me a percentage of each sale. Oliver Adria, who blogs about presenting at ReThink Presentations , has just come out with an e-book called PresentationEssentials: 39 Ideas on Content, Design and Delivery. (I I like his categories — I use the same ones to describe the components of a presentation.).

89% of employers want colleges to place more emphasis on communication

PowerPoint Tips

That was a higher percentage than any other skill, knowledge, or ability. In a survey of over 300 businesses, 89% of employers stated that they want colleges to place more emphasis on oral and written communication. This comes from the Association of American Colleges & Universities ‘ LEAP initiative.

Living Without the Internet

The Communication Blog

32-33), on the percentage of people in various countries who would be willing to give up an important lifestyle habit to keep the Internet: · 89% of those in Indonesia and 65% of those in the United Kingdom would give up alcohol instead of the Internet. · link]. computer-mediated communication Internet CMC cultural differences

PowerPoint Tips, Mistakes and Ideas from 2011

Executive Speech Coach

I was captivated by the numbers and percentages until he reached the graph slide in his PowerPoint presentation. What are the best ideas that you can use to improve your PowerPoint Presentations? What if Your PowerPoint Slides Make You a Liar? One of my colleagues raised his hand to ask a question. It's attack was swift and merciless.

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The Presidential Debates: Round 1. Our Analysis

The Presenter's Blog

The showdown in Denver. To our right, in the red corner, wearing a red tie and US flag pin, Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. Go to CNN for that.

13 Speaking Lessons in 30 Days

Speak and Deliver

With six kids, three of whom are battling with significant medical challenges, this has been the ''Win Anyway'' choice for me. Roll With The Punches.

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire Broke a Vital Content Marketing Rule: Understand Your Customers’ Needs Before Attempting to Provide a Solution

Content Marketing Today

Moreover, a high percentage certainly read Kindle books on non-Kindle devices. Imagine my surprise to find that it was deeply flawed. Yikes!

Need quotes for math/science speeches?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Topics run from Actuary and Analysis, to Outliers and Percentages, to Truth and Variability STATISTICALLY SPEAKING: A DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS. selected and arranged by CC Gaither and AE Cavazos-Gaither, published by the Institute of Physics).

Presentation Tip: The one question a sales presentation must answer

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Structuring a sales presentation in this way would improve a large percentage of the sales presentations done each day Last week I was reviewing a sales presentation someone sent me. They are pitching their services to a major prospective client and they know that their competition will be strong. So how do they start their presentation?

The Difference Between Good and Great

Speaker Launcher

Our industry pie will always contain a large percentage of people who are making a living vs. a small percentage of people who are getting wealthy.

Presentation Tip: Five tips for preparing financial slides

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Too many presenters copy the column of measured values, the standard, the difference and the percentage difference. Financial information is a part of many presentations today. Copied spreadsheets overwhelm the audience and leave them confused. Step 1: What is the point? Start by determining what that message is.

Occupy Wall Street, Mitt Romney, and the NBA: Three Problems in Search of a Solution

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Sure government regulation is irritating, but a recent study found that only a tiny percentage of businesses actually cite it as a real problem.    Great stories, like great speeches, present compelling problems to the audience.    The catch is that in the end the audience always wants a solution. 

Address your audience's fears up front

Speak Schmeak

I had to laugh. This company is going in the right direction by addressing this issue up front. Unfortunately, no. Luckily, there IS good news.

Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

How many metaphors (based on a percentage) are commonly applied to a presentation? So here are the answers. Set the Scene. Key Message. and How?

Full Results of the Annoying PowerPoint survey

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Here are the top five annoyances along with the percentage of respondents that selected them as one of their top three: The speaker read the slides to us – 73.8% As I analyzed the responses and comments in the survey of “What annoys you about bad PowerPoint presentations?”, a clear theme emerged. The text was so small I couldn’t read it – 48.1%

Public Speaking - Projector Set Up

Great Public Speaking

Decide early what percentage of your presentation will be based on visuals. A very high percentage of visual use may warrant a more central screen placement. When using projected visuals, or any visuals, it is important to incorporate them into your presentation from the beginning. You don't want them to compete with you for attention.

Six Secrets from a Professional Speaker on Audience Participation

Speaking about Presenting

Keep in mind there will always be a small percentage of the population that does not want to play with you. You must go further. Boring.

"Digital First" Probably Won't Save Metro Newspapers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And the percentage of website readers was still lower than that of print readers. " - MediaLife, April 7, 2016. Here is the article.

Are You Creating Followers?

Speak and Deliver

The Original Facebook. This written form of communication offers valuable insight into the speaking world, as well. Some never move beyond that point.

Hans Rosling: the zen master of presenting data

Presentation Zen

Hans Rosling is a wonderful example too of someone who "presents naked" with data and with the aid of technology. This can be very effective.