Valentine's Day - Hit the Dating Apps or Purchase Companionship Robot?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are many criticisms of dating apps. At the top of the list is if they merely create the illusion of trying to find a committed relationship.

End of Influencers, Return of Brands - How Generation Z Makes Purchasing Decisions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The big bang is that members of Generation Z (those born between 1997 and 2015) ignore influencers in their purchasing decisions. Trends Interrupted. Again, that is happening.

Things Can Make Us Happy - Especially If Not Purchased

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, by accident, I purchased cat not dog food. Can they conjure up purchasing as more magical than the renters' version of dumpster diving. Sure, the process of shopping for something, bringing it home, and then enjoying it - the ritual can generate great happiness.

Purchased Fonts Not Displaying in PowerPoint?

Duarte Blog

We had the same problem! It wreaked a bit of havoc before The PowerPoint® Blog released a fix. Turns out, a recent security update caused Open Type fonts not to display in PowerPoint. The fine folks at the PowerPoint® Blog identified the problem (Microsoft Security Update KB2753842) and a offered a solution (remove it.). All the info you need is here. Good luck! Design Diary Event News Technology Tips error fix issue microsoft patch ppt security The PowerPoint Blog update

Amazon Purchases 3 Cryptocurrency Domains - Major Vote of Confidence in Blockchain

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Those are the 3 cryptocurrency domain addresses Amazon's legal department  recently purchased.    Back in 2013, Amazon had purchased amazonbitecoin.com. amzonethereum.com. amazoncryptocurrency. amazoncryptocurrencies.com.

Get the best price on technology purchases, clothing — and anything else!

PowerPoint Tips

BuyLater is especially useful when you’re waiting to make a large purchase. Do you buy electronics and more on Amazon, Newegg, or other sites? If so, I’d like to introduce you to a new, free service that will help you get the lowest price. Many people don’t realize that prices fluctuate constantly, particularly on websites like Amazon, which allow third party vendors to continually undercut one another.

Real Estate Industry - Millennials Represent 30% of Buyers & Their Purchases Are in Midwest

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That location is the number-one place where older Millennials (24-34) are purchasing houses, reports Ellie Mae. The reasons why youth purchasing of houses has shifted from the coasts are obvious. Athens, Ohio.

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Millennials Can't Shake Memory of Hard Times - That's Blowing Up Traditional Purchasing Patterns

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Millennials are much like Lee Chandler in  Manchester By the Sea.    They experienced a catastrophe and just can't shake the memory of it.    For Millennials, reports BusinessInsider , that was the sustained economic downturn.

New York Times Co. - A Bloomberg Purchase Would Could Turn Loser Into Profit Machine

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"New York Times Co. shares leaped 10.7 percent in after-hours trading after Fox Business Network reported billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg had expressed renewed interest in buying the paper." " - Keith J. Kelly, New York Post, May 1, 2015. Here is the article.

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Government Purchasing Rules

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6 Customer Journey Maps You Can Swipe

SlideModel

It means everything that happens from the time a customer become aware that you exist through any and all post-purchase experiences. There are key stages of a buyer’s journey – awareness, interest, consideration, purchase, post-purchase, and re-purchase.

Free PDF with purchase of writing or freelance writing book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

2 and send me your e-receipt requesting your free PDF (of equal or lesser value to the book you purchased). Buy any book (through the links at www.paullima.com/books) between now and Jan. Your PDF will be emailed to you within 72 hours.

Guess Who's Back?

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

He purchased a sharp axe, and set off into the woods. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS! NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!: Facebook: Shy Speakers Guide on FB Mobile: (+65) 91380556 Email: gary@garyguwe.com Subscribe Click below !

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Books Reviewed: How to Stop Time, by Matt Haig and Forever, by Pete Hamill

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I heard Matt speak at a recent Marin County bookstore where I purchased his book. (Full disclosure: Matt is the nephew of my good friend James Haig. I’ve not read any of his other writing, but see from Twitter that he has a large and loyal fan base.

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Can't Find a Bicycle to Buy? - Try Nextdoor Listserv, Flea Markets, Craigslist

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is taking place the biggest boom in bicycle purchases since the oil embargos of the 1970s, reports USA Today. One site for that kind of purchase is your local Nextdoor Listserv.  I studied the for-sales before I purchased my motorcycle.

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Understanding Gen Z: Characteristics, Habits, and Differences from Millennials Explained

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They are quick to purchase from hyped brands, will queue for hours during a new product launch and become vocal brand ambassadors on social media as long as the brand maintains a trending place in the Gen Z culture.

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How the Endowment Effect can Affect Businesses

SlideModel

The sense of ownership in this case would encourage the consumer to retain the service, which would not have existed if he/she had to purchase the service without first owning it. This can compel people to continue with a subscription by making a purchase once the trial period is over.

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ToFu, MoFu and BoFu: 3 Sales Funnel Stages Explained

SlideModel

When a customer makes a purchase, it can be looked at as a journey. Be it a planned or an apparent random purchase, the customer goes through various hoops before it chooses to buy a product or opts for a service.

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Lights, Camera, Action! Presentation Skills for Virtual Delivery

DeFinis Communications

Move lamps around if you need to, and consider purchasing a ring light. On the surface, acting in a blockbuster movie and delivering a virtual presentation may appear to having nothing in common, aside from the fact that they both use a “screen” as their modus operandi.

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COVID-19: Lucas County, Ohio Has First Presumptive Case

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

for cash purchases.  It was expected. Health officials in Lucas County, Ohio, which includes city of Toledo, confirmed the first presumptive case of the coronavirus. The victim is a senior who have traveled to Europe and returned in February. He has been hospitalized in stable condition.

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Along with WFH, Biking

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A sign of biking times, two weeks ago, I put a for-sale notice on the Next Door listserv (free to post) for a trike (adult tricycle) I purchased in October 2019. Within 24 hours I had sold the trike (it hadn't been cheap) for only $100 less than the original purchase price.

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How Did Josh Shipp Build an Empire of Impact as a Youth Motivational Speaker?

Succeed Speaking

Still, you should obviously do your own due diligence before making a purchase. Josh Shipp is a young man who has done remarkable things. In this interview with Jaime Tardy , he shares — very candidly — some of his keys to success as a youth motivational speaker.

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Free PowerPoint templates

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

If you really like the templates you can purchase and download the business pack , which is just over 100 slides, specifically focusing on business diagrams. Here is a pretty cool website that I have been looking at: Slide Hunter , an online collection of free PowerPoint templates.

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Matt Eventoff on BET Radio Talking About Communication Strategy

Matt Eventoff

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Chris Watts' House to Be Auctioned Off - Would You Bid on It?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It had been purchased in May 2013 for $392,709.   Those interested in the purchase have to submit bids on April 17th.  After the purchase, there could be strange goings-on.

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Fintech - All Eyes Turn to Winklevoss Acquisition of Nifty Gateway

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That has become  the  story in financial matters, ranging from how to select and purchase life insurance to processing internet payments. Their fund Gemini Trust purchased Nifty Gateway.   What is purchased is the Nifty or NFT.

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Why Customer Centricity Will Win You More Business (in 2020)

SlideModel

A significant 70% of consumers will browse for UGC reviews or ratings before making a purchasing decision. Did you know that both Millennial and Gen Z shoppers seek to establish an emotional connection with a brand before making a purchase?

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How to Design Better Sales Funnels

SlideModel

Buyers “purchase journeys” are rarely linear. In the current omnichannel landscape they connect with a brand through multiple touch points on their way to conversion – a purchase, an inquiry, a booking or another meaningful action.

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What Will You Remember Most?

Successful Speeches Blog

The purchase of your first house? When you look back at 2009, what will you remember most? Will it be an amazing vacation? A mind-numbing move? The birth of your first child? The death of a loved one? The start of a promising relationship? 2009 was a transitional year for me. I moved from my place of birth (Toronto) to the unfamiliar, [.].

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What Will You Remember Most?

Successful Speeches Blog

The purchase of your first house? When you look back at 2009, what will you remember most? Will it be an amazing vacation? A mind-numbing move? The birth of your first child? The death of a loved one? The start of a promising relationship? 2009 was a transitional year for me. I moved from my place of birth (Toronto) to the unfamiliar, [.].

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The Executive?s Guide to Marketing Automation

SlideModel

Customer retention workflows — personalized upsells/cross-sells, triggered by recent customer purchases; customer review requests, triggered by recent purchases; cart abandonment emails, triggered by on-site actions.

Present interactively: Your audience expects it!

PowerPoint Tips

was well received and you can now purchase the recording. My training webinar, “ Present interactively—Your audience expects it!&# In fact, the Training Manager of a state teacher’s union hired me to give this webinar, slightly customized, for employees. That too was well received. Learn more about what I covered during the webinar and what participants said

The Death of a Salesman - Even of Supposedly Worthy Causes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yes, gun sales as well as purchases of ammo are up amid rising number of cases of COVID-19.  As the panic escalates, anyone knocking on doors risks being shot.

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A Quick Guide to Buyer Personas

SlideModel

Now let’s pull in some extra padding for your persona – their interests and purchase behaviors. Thus, do not assume that every customer will act most rationally or pursue the straightest path to purchase. Personalization.

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What is the Direct to Consumer (DTC) Business Model?

SlideModel

The vast majority of consumers believe they will make at least some of their purchases from direct to consumer companies in the next five years. 40% believe they will make between 40 and 100% of their purchases this way.

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Using a slide layout template for infinite variations

PowerPoint Tips

You can purchase slide library software, such as slideboxx and others, but you can also keep your best slides in an easily accessible folder on your computer. Once you create a great slide layout for a presentation, you can use that slide over and over by changing the text and the image.

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Permanent Work-at-Home - LinkedIn-Type Networks Will Surge in Influence (and other implications)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are just some:  The expense of purchasing and maintaining a professional wardrobe will downsize signficantly.    Square footage will become more important in home purchases and rentals.

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Maybe, Just Maybe, Wilpons Don't Want to Sell Mets - Reportedly Made Things Tough for Steve Cohen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Wilpons, led by Fred Wilpon, purchased the Mets franchise in 2002.  Are the Wilpons reluctant sellers? Could be. This is the second time it is reported that late in negotiations they changed the terms and conditions of the deal to sell a majority stake in the Mets.

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Lucas County, OH Leads State in COVID-19 Deaths - Face Mask Maker Marki

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And, once I took a peek into the bag, after I made my purchase, I found out that Marki is also generous. Such a reversal of fortune. Lucas County, Ohio had been a relative safe heaven from COVID-19. We who lived here felt blessed.

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Learn BBP in Person at Our First Public 1-Day Courses!

Beyond Bullet Points

We’ll notify you when we have tracked enough paid registrations for your complimentary registration; if you have already purchased your registration and you later earn a complimentary registration, we will refund the amount you paid. Announcing – Our First Public BBP 1-Day Courses! Only 14 Days Left for Early Bird Pricing. We hope you can join us Nov. 11 and 12th in Los Angeles for our first BBP 1-Day Courses!

Fintech - Through Honey Acquisition, PayPal Extends Reach from Checkout into Actual Shopping (Think UX)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  As TechCrunch reports, Honey provides its 17 million members with tools for both saving money during purchases and earning cash rewards. In addition, PayPal Credit could fold itself into Honey, facilitating larger-dollar purchases by shoppers. Fintech keeps evolving. 

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Cornelia Guest 1, Homeless Animals (including birds) 1

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That one-time "It" Girl has sold her Long Island estate to purchase a 375-acre animal sanctuary in Ancram, New York. Homeless birds, dogs, horses, and more will have a warm, safe place to bunk and chow, thanks to Cornelia Guest.

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How Do Props Help a Presentation?

Manner of Speaking

In Switch , Chip and Dan tell the story of Jon Stegner, an employee at a large manufacturing company who wanted to impress upon executives the enormous amount of money that was wasted annually because of its poor purchasing habits. ve years if the company would change its purchasing process. Stegner needed a compelling example of the company’s poor purchasing habits. The intern found that the company’s factories were purchasing 424 different kinds of gloves (!)

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