New survey: How people are using Twitter at conferences

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Only 41 people responded to the survey (the url for the survey was circulated using twitter and the conference hashtag). The purpose of the survey was to “understand the motivational aspects of the use of Twitter during conferences.&# Twitter can be distracting.

Top Tech Tools to Build Audience Engagement

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Imagine knowing your audience members’ questions while you’re speaking and being able to address them on the spot, before the Q&A. Twitter. Go to your Twitter app and tweet me your questions during the presentation. Don’t like or use Twitter?

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5 Ways To Integrate Twitter Into Your Presentations

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In a previous post, I explored common concerns about Twitter usage in presentations and concluded that Twitter offers many benefits in terms of audience involvement and engagement. However, seeing the benefits of using Twitter and being able to incorporate it effectively into your presentation are two very different things. So let's take a look at some best practices for integrating Twitter into a live presentation. QUESTIONS.

Top Tech Tools to Build Audience Engagement

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Imagine knowing your audience members’ questions while you’re speaking and being able to address them on the spot, before the Q&A. Twitter. Go to your Twitter app and tweet me your questions during the presentation. I’ll monitor it from up here and answers any questions I can in real time.” Don’t like or use Twitter? Just have people text you their questions in real time.

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8 things I learnt about using twitter as a participation tool : Speaking about Presenting

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Home Presentation eBook Blog About Best Posts Content PowerPoint Nervousness Delivery Audience Contact Browse > Home / Audience / 8 things I learnt about using twitter as a participation tool 8 things I learnt about using twitter as a participation tool March 1, 2009 by Olivia Mitchell Welcome to this blog - my aim is to make a difference to the success of your presentations. I had three sections and took a twitter break after each one. The questions are saved for you.

Web Ink Now: Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking

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Web Ink Now Follow me on Twitter Your email address: Powered by FeedBlitz Search this blog WWW www.webinknow.com THE BEST OF WEB INK NOW Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking The one question to ask your prospective social media agency No blog? Its okay to end short because you can take a few questions, but running long makes the entire event schedule get out of whack. Read my article outlining 7 questions to select the right speaker for your conference.

Five Platforms for a Classroom Back-channel Chat

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Tuesday, January 5, 2010 Five Platforms for a Classroom Back-channel Chat Over the last month since I shared my positive experiences ( here and here ) of using a back-channel chat in my classroom, Ive received quite a few questions about services that can be used for hosting back-channel discussions.

How to Change the World: The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint

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Written at Atherton, California December 30, 2005 in Best of , Entre/intra-preneurship , Evangelism, Marketing, and Sales , Pitching, Presenting, and Speaking , Venture Capital | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint : » Guy Kawasaki is blogging from Randy Holloway Unfiltered 2.0 SocialToo Engage people better at social media sites like Twitter.

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many interviews at one blow

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I asked Sarah Milstein , reader of this blog and co-author of a popular new book about Twitter, to share tips from her recent "radio tour" of interviews with you. Practice answering likely questions and end your statements with a tone of voice that suggests you've concluded that answer.

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January 18, 2006 in Pitching, Presenting, and Speaking | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference How to Get a Standing Ovation : » Staande ovatie from Wij Blijven Hier! SocialToo Engage people better at social media sites like Twitter. How to Change the World A practical blog for impractical people. «

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The networked speaker: 10 ways to make the most of your next gig

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A special website for advance information can include your full bio, a summary of your talk, your slides, options for audience members and others to post questions in advance, and links to your Twitter feed, Facebook page and more.

Communication Steroids: 'Goin' Mobile'

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One question to ask: why bother? There are a number of websites and services that promise to create a new website for you and put it on a.mobi URL. Well, it turns out that getting the.mobi URL was not necessary.

Creating Passionate Users: Give users a Hollywood ending

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But even if you buy into the power of the ending, the next question is, "What kind of ending?" I need to be asking the right questions about my goals, to figure out how to end: * Do I want to help my users memorize something? Leave them with a question. *

Business of Software Blog: How to get a speaking slot at a conference

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I use a lot of fascinating case studies, and just a little bit of game theory, to help answer these questions and assess the best path of action for corporations who are dogged by piracy now, but whose response in the immediate will affect whether or not they come out on top long-term.

Consumer Centric " Blog Archive " Conference Tweeting A Distraction and Waste of Time, or Not?

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Since the 2008 Zuckerberg interview, SXSW has to be one of the largest scale laboratories for using Twitter while at a conference. Many saw how that particular “interview&# rapidly took a nosedive, spurred by backchannel twitter chatter live during the event.

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Talk It Up!: Public Speaking Tip #7: Get your passion up!

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Personal Podcast Marketing PR Productivity Promotions & Branding Public Speaking Sales Tips Self-Promotion Small Business Social Media Trade Show Travel Travel Tips Twitter Web/Tech Try Oprius for free with code 53717 « Video--final! Answer the question, "How are you doing?"

Designing Choreographies for the New Economy of Attention

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In this article, we ask questions concerning the texture and shape of this emerging economy of attention. At the center of this debate are questions about changes in the practices and economics of education, and their bearing on structures of attention.

Dear Speakers - James Duncan Davidson - James Duncan Davidson

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Photos ( Zenfolio | Flickr ) Archives About Contact Dear Speakers By James Duncan Davidson on March 8, 2009 12:22 AM | 71 Comments Tagged: advice, speaking Last week, while shooting eComm 2009 in Burlingame, I started posting a set of thoughts on Twitter, all starting out Dear Speaker. To be absolutely clear, Twitter’s 140 character limit required a bit more force to this statement than I’d otherwise want to convey. Pause, then answer the question.