You have a platform, but are you making it count?

Speak Schmeak

So let me ask you this: If you had a platform where you could reach hundreds or thousands or millions of people all at once—and you had something really important to say, would you use it? Yeah, you're using your platform. Your platform may be bigger than mine or smaller than mine.

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TuneIn Radio: A great platform for podcasts

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

TuneIn is a popular app available for iOS and Android devices. It allows anyone to listen to radio stations from around the world. With over 50 million monthly active users, TuneIn lets people listen to the world’s sports, news, talk, and music from wherever they are.

Platform and Business Skills that Result in Spin Off with Walter Bond

Speaker Launcher

The post Platform and Business Skills that Result in Spin Off with Walter Bond appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Spin off is not guaranteed but we always hope to get more business from the platform. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast business skills Get Paid to Speak Jane Atkinson platform speaking business spin off Walter BondToday, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by the Inner Circle Mastermind.

Crushing the Platform… Rocking the Video with Robin Creasman

Speaker Launcher

Perhaps now it’s time to take an inward look and figure out ways in which you can be crushing the platform more effectively. The post Crushing the Platform… Rocking the Video with Robin Creasman appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Perhaps now it’s time to take an inward look and figure out ways in which you can be crushing the platform more effectively. You want more speaking gigs, but feel as though you’ve exhausted the possibilities in your niche.

LinkedIn - Platform for Rebranding (DIY)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The reason the deletion is significant is that LinkedIn has become  the platform for rebranding. Therefore, I invested lots more energy on that platform.

[Podcast] From Podcast to Platform with Joel Boggess

Speaker Launcher

The post [Podcast] From Podcast to Platform with Joel Boggess appeared first on Jane Atkinson. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast Jane Atkinson Joel Boggess podcasting podcasting to platform speakingJoel Boggess has parlayed his popular Relaunch podcast (over 1 million downloads!) into speaking and author opportunities. His Never Give Up mantra was instilled at an early age after a frightening brush with death.

High Building in Manhattan - Platform for Suicide, Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The high building in Manhattan has essentially become  the platform for suicide.  It's there: Enough height to practically ensure a fatal leap.    And, again that method has been used for self-deliverance. 

2018 56

The Fastest Path to Growing Your Speaking Business: Being Epic on the Platform

Speaker Launcher

They have the platform. The post The Fastest Path to Growing Your Speaking Business: Being Epic on the Platform appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Presentation Skills Speaking Profession being epic on the platform creating an epic speech generating spin off business growing your speaking business improving your speech spin off businessYou have all heard me talking about some of my fastest growth clients before.

Lawsuits = Platforms for Publicity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It pays to sue. That's the message Everyman/Everywoman may get from Melania Trump's win with the Daily Mail. She had sued it for publishing the rumor that she had been employed as a high-end escort. She argued that had hurt her ability to be a successful businesswoman. The saga ends with a settlement. It consists of an apology and unspecified damages. Here is the coverage from USA Today. Earlier she had also sued a Maryland blogger who had also posted on the rumor.

Careers - Setbacks as Platforms for Unusual Accomplishments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, that seeming setback might have been the platform for him to launch his career in tech.  The first step for those wanting to become a U.S. Supreme Court clerk may be to get into and finish up at Harvard Law School. 

Linkedin Updates - Major Influencer Platform, Unpaid

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The platform is LinkedIn Updates. And, they don't have to belly up the big bucks, that is, in addition to what funding is needed to maintain the platform. WPP is taking it on the chin. That's because "Mad Men" days are over.

Blog platform updated

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Hi all. I have just upgraded this site to the latest version of wordpress – version 2.8. Everything appears to be fine, please let me know if you find any funnies. thanks. Craig.

Revolutions - Unique Platforms for Professional Opportuntiy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Reflection: Revolutions, like shoot-em-up wars, are platforms for professional upward mobility. Timing is everything. Those engineering revolutions, at least successful ones, understand that. They hold off the big bangs until the situation is bad enough to elicit communal push-back.

Steve Bannon (and Everywoman/Everyman) Needs Communications Platform

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ailes knew that the only way back was with a communications platform. The little power an Everywoman like myself (and an Everyman) can create is through mini versions of those communications platforms with sophisticated infrastructures.

2018 52

Cover Lettters - Platform for Career Start-Overs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How can I start over?" " That's what an over-50 colleague asked his network last week. He had lasted longer than most of us in traditional jobs. Then he had hit a wall. For 13 months he has been hunting for yet another old-time job. No, he didn't land work going that route.

How Executives Can Keep Their Organization Informed via an Online Platform

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In two weeks time I’ll be hosting an free webinar on How Executives Can Keep Their Organization Informed via an Online Platform on the INXPO Social Business TV network. I’ll be sharing tips on how executives can effectively inform and engage with their extended teams. Based on my experience with Silicon Valley technology companies, I’ll [.]. Business Communication Social Media Technology INXPO Webinar

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Part 1 of a Three-part Series: Got Platform?

DeFinis Communications

The term “platform” is ubiquitous these days. Platform is a powerful concept that reflects the content, brand, positioning, credibility, audience, and intellectual property you develop. Platform, Part 1: Ideas. A strong platform starts with strong ideas.

Procrastination = Platform for (Extreme) Angst

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But right behind that reason is the realization that procrastination = the platform for extreme angst. We in communications know from failure that it takes time for a creative angle to emerge and then to position and package it as content.  Diving in prematurely can produce stale copy.

Inauguration Protests - Ideal Platform for Networking, Romance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The cameras will pan on the anti- Trump protestors today. Some journalists will move in close and interview those with a cause.    In this media-savvy era, the earnest will know exactly the provocative meme to dominate coverage.

Podcast: Creating Your Platform

Communication Steroids

Speakers and authors will benefit greatly from creating and building a platform from which to launch their careers. What exactly is a platform and how can you build it? We mention Suzanne Falter-Barns in the podcast as an expert on platform-building. Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious Speakers and authors will benefit greatly from creating and building a platform from which to launch their careers. What exactly is a platform and how can you build it?

Podcast: Creating Your Platform

Communication Steroids

Speakers and authors will benefit greatly from creating and building a platform from which to launch their careers. What exactly is a platform and how can you build it? We mention Suzanne Falter-Barns in the podcast as an expert on platform-building. Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious Speakers and authors will benefit greatly from creating and building a platform from which to launch their careers. What exactly is a platform and how can you build it?

Looks Always Marketable Asset - SeekingArrangement.com Provides Platform for Those Transactions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The digital platform bringing Sugar Daddies (and Momas) and Sugar Babies together is SeekingArrangement.com. The arrangement is open-ended. That ranges from the Sugar Babies providing companionship with no strings attached to allowing a physical relationship.

2017 52

Facebook - Now Platform for Global Blue-Collar Job Postings/Applications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Anyone associated with digital anything knows this: Job postings will increase traffic to your site - significantly.    So, it's no surprise that Facebook, the tireless digital hustler, has launched a version of LinkedIn.

2018 52

Glam Careers Tend to Operate on Blockchain Platform

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No wonder the platform is so secure. In the insular boy's club tech world, Susan Fowler blew the whistle on alleged sexual harassment at Uber. That was on her blog. Her career opportunities multiplied almost exponentially.

2017 52

Murder - Always Entertainment, Platform for Half-Baked Theories

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As Kate Summerscale tells that true story in the 2016 book "The Wicked Boy," what screams out is this: It's nothing new that murder is a source of great entertainment as well as a platform for half-baked theories. In 1895, a 13-year-old boy in England, Robert Coombes. murdered

When the Trump Platform Collapsed - Roger Ailes, Chris Christie

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Donald Trump must have looked good as a platform for each to launch a comeback.   Too bad for the two that platform wasn’t sturdy. Former Fox News head Roger Ailes and Chris Christie were fading power brokers.

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Facebook = Platform for Baby Boomer Mourning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Baby Boomer Tom Cordaro, a lawyer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is dead.   His family, friends of the family and the gang from college days have been busy during the past 24 hours mourning him on Facebook.

How to Sell From Any Platform Without Selling a Thing with Jane Powers

Speaker Launcher

The post How to Sell From Any Platform Without Selling a Thing with Jane Powers appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Using her straightforward, big-hearted style, Jane M Powers guides thousands to transform their message to money from any platform, with her “Speak to Profit” Formula. Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by the Inner Circle Mastermind. Want to earn higher fees, book business at leading industry events and set your business up to scale?

Reinvention! Moving towards Authentic On and Off the Platform with Linda Edgecombe

Speaker Launcher

Moving towards Authentic On and Off the Platform with Linda Edgecombe appeared first on Jane Atkinson. When you think about reinvention, you might envision someone like Madonna who has revamped her public persona so many times you have to wonder who the real Madonna even is. No, today, we’re going to talk about reinvention so that you can actually show people your true, authentic self. You’ll find that the more honest […]. The post Reinvention!

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Medium.com = LinkedIn Pulse-Like Open Platform For Influence Publishing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The latest platform for influence publishing is Medium.com. It joins LinkedIn Pulse as an open platform to post on. The influence game is tilting toward DIY. You can attract the right kind of attention without needing The Gatekeepers.

2015 56

The Trump Brand - Built On Platform Of Social Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The platform for bundling together private and public has been social media. Trump had the genius and fearlessness to leverage the platform already existing to put together populist branding.

2015 56

Thought Leaders - You Can Create Web Platforms W/O Coding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Code-free web design platforms are an increasingly popular tool among web designers. Companies [e.g.

2015 65

"Lessons Learned" = Popular Meme, Poor Platform For Change

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Books, articles, speeches, and film documentaries are framed: Lessons Learned. But, if all these lessons were learned, we humans would be living our little lives in The Happy Valley.

2015 65

A Book - Can It Be Platform for Greta Van Susteren's Comeback?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  What might be a platform for a comeback is her new book "Everything You Need To Know about Social Media: Without Having to Call A Kid." Ever since the scandal broke about the former Fox News head Roger Ailes, legal commentator Greta Van Susteren has been having a tough time. 

2017 52

Bernie Kerik: Prison great platform for next career move

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Bernie Kerik, former New York City police chief, is yet another example of how serving time in prison is a useful platform for pursuing a fresh career path.

2014 61

Facebook Surveys If Okay for Adult to Ask Minor for Sex Photos on Its Platform

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Facebook apologized on Monday [yesterday] for a survey it sent to some users a day earlier asking if it was acceptable for an adult male to ask a 14-year-old girl for sexual pictures on its service.

2018 52

Amazon.com's Book Rankings - Platform For King-Size Schadenfreude

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was that astute cynic the late writer Gore Vidal who observed that it is not enough for a professional to succeed. In addition, all the others in the loop must fail.

2015 65

Drudge Report Becomes Public-Service Platform for Reality Check about Irma's Danger

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The influential Drudge Report is pitching in to do a public service. The subject is Irma. In its headline , the Drudge Report hammers that residents of certain areas in the possible path of Irma have been warned to evacuate. On the left hand side of the news site, links reinforce this message.

2017 56

The Revolution = Use-It-Or-Lose-It Platform for Professional Upward Mobility

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Reflection: Revolutions, like shoot-em-up wars, are platforms for professional upward mobility. Timing is everything. Those engineering revolutions, at least successful ones, understand that. They hold off the big bangs until the situation is bad enough to elicit communal push-back.

2017 52

Using Humor From the Platform

Humor Power

He shared many excellent, practical tips for using humor from the platform. I enjoyed a tele-seminar by Brad Montgomery today. Brad is a successful professional speaker, a funny guy, and a great teacher. Here are a few of his suggestions: 1. The main goal when using humor is not getting laughs; the goal is making a connection with the audience. If you wonder if you’re crossing the line of good taste, you’re too close to the line.

Megyn Kelly - When Success Formula of Past Become Platform for Failure in the Present

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Vanity Fair , Sarah Ellison describes Megyn Kelly's presentation style on TV as "litigious cross examination." " And, that's a major reason why the powers that be as well as the rank and file at NBC are holding their breaths. On September 25th, Kelly takes over the 9:00 A.M.

2017 52

Bunny Mellon Funeral: Platform for John Edwards' Comeback

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Right now, former top-tier politico John Edwards is back practicing law as a plaintiff attorney.  But that could just be a parking spot in his career.   Like many planning The Next, Edwards could be leveraging a funeral as a testing ground for what he can attempt to put together.

2014 61

Likeability & Hillary Clinton's Lack Of It - That Power Platform Could Be Crumbling

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Likeability has been a traditional platform for power. If this platform is crumbling in politics, the implications could be huge for other fields.

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