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.

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.

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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.

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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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.

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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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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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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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.

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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Put this in your pocket for later

Speak Schmeak

How about proactively purchasing your laser coaching session now, so it's in your back pocket when you're ready to start prepping? Will you have a speaking engagement between now and April? Will you be: ??Speaking Speaking to the board of your organization? ??Introducing

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Matt Eventoff on BET Radio Talking About Communication Strategy

Matt Eventoff

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Language - "Bluelining" Should Dominate Election 2020 Rhetoric

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Foreign money to purchase those is drying up as the economies of boom nations slow. The Treasury folks have cracked down on using real estate purchases as a way to launder money.

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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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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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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

Facebook Pay - Will This Be Slow to Launch?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It can be used in peer payments, fundraising, for events tickets, and in-game purchases. Targeted directly at Venmo, whose parent is PayPal, Facebook Pay will launch this week in the U.S. Initially that will be restricted to Facebook and Messenger.

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Movin' on Up - Playing Out the American Dream in Retirement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That might take the form of purchasing more square footage for a primary residence where they move. A big house can be purchased for relative peanuts. Downsizing is not the only trend among retirees who relocate.

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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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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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Gawker 2.0 - Jinxed?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Later Bustle Media purchased it. Did those Gawker 1.0 played with put a jinx on Gawker 2.0? Seems that way. Again there has been a setback. And Gawker 2.0 still hasn't been able to start gawking again. The latest is the exit of number-two editor Ben Barna.

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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!

UXing of Internet Commerce - Fintech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of clicks the "place in shopping cart" button but doesn't complete the purchase transaction.    There is now a whole new fintech niche researching why the shopper doesn't make the purchase. Call it The Abandoned Shopping Cart peril. 

5 Reasons Every Speaker Should Write a Book (and How to Write Yours in 90 Days)

Succeed Speaking

[NOTE: This post contains affiliate links to free resources, which means I may be paid a commission if you choose to purchase any products for sale on the external sites.

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"Upstairs Downstairs" - American Style, from Pre-gentrified Jersey City to West Toledo, Ohio

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, in pre-gentrified Jersey City, New Jersey, a family would pool financial resources and purchase a duplex. And there are those of us who have had to learn to purchase the services we need and create the whatevers which will sustain us emotionally and spiritually.

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Wersell's Bike Shop, Toledo, OH - Building a Biking Infrastructure(one fix-it course, at a time)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If a newbie such as myself does purchase a bike, Jill or a customer service rep such as Brett Gibson will map out a safe route to get started.   And, is there financial outreach so that low-income families can purchase bikes? Climate change. The high cost of maintaining a car.

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HP Laptop - The Universe Was Not Smiling on Me

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I have low expectations of new purchases. Sometimes the universe will smile on me as when I purchased a new GM car after mine had been stolen. The exception has been the service I purchase from Boxaid.

American Society of Journalists and Authors

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Day tickets can still be purchased for Saturday and/or Sunday. Reminder: ASJA is holding its annual conference in NYC. www.asja.org.

11 Public Speaking Lessons from an Eleven Year Old

Matt Eventoff

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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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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. [leadplayer_vid id=”52CC79F19D169″]. 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. Want to learn more from Josh?

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Microsoft Office Subscriptions - Verify Information Retailers Provide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The odds were that I would need to purchase another computer. One big issue on my mind was this: Only a few weeks ago I had purchased directly from Microsoft an Office subscription. The next day, I purchased the new PC unloaded.  Orange juice and PCs don't mix well. 

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War On Food, Beverages Continues To Accelerate - Maine Wants Ban Of Candy, Soda With Food Stamps

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The latest potential problem is the attempt by Maine to ban using food stamps for purchasing candy and soda. Will ID be required, just as with tobacco, to purchase anything with sugar? The food and beverage industries are facing strengthening headwinds.

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