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Comparing webinar services-Google Hangouts on Air, GoToWebinar, and Zoom-and why I chose Zoom

PowerPoint Tips

More and more, presenters are presenting online, using webinar services. So I thought I’d share my experience and maybe comparing webinar services will help you make a choice. Here’s my story of my experience with comparing webinar services–Google+ Hangouts on Air, GoToWebinar (including GoToMeeting), and Zoom. When you pay for a webinar service and they change the interface, they send you an email about it, with tutorials.

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Accurately Pricing Writing Services

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

[Excerpt from Everything You Wanted to Know about Freelance Writing – [link]. Note : See companion post: Setting your corporate writing rate – [link]. Before you quote on a project, you need to define the scope of the project. To do this, you have to ask the client a number of questions: 1. When does the project start? When is the project due? What am I expected to produce (the deliverable)? Who will I work with as the primary point person?

Writing services you can offer corporate clients

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Writing services you can offer corporate clients. I have included a brief description of many writing services to help you determine whether they are services you can, or want to, offer. The person who writes the release does not always issue it, but there are opportunities to add value to your writing services if you want to issue releases as well. Most social service organizations apply for funding on an annual basis.

Professional Services & Developing New Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The professional services marketplace keeps mutating. That's why those of us who have to develop new business must keep experimenting with strategies and then the tactics within those big plans. That's what I had learned in September 2016. The results have been amazing.

This is what customer service is!

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

The customer service staff were friendly, supportive and helpful. Imagine if every company offered such great service. What service do you offer? Customer Service Amazon KindleI have had my Amazon Kindle for about 18 months (6 months out of warranty), and a few weeks ago it started behaving strangely, in that whenever it went onto standby, it would crash. So, I started a live chat with Amazon support on their website to see if we could resolve it.

Shopping with Cybercellar; a lesson in customer service

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Service excellence is shown at its best when things go wrong. Communication Customer Service customer service

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Smile Less, Get More Business in Professional Services

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, for them and for many of us in professional services, that might have been a dumb move. The professional services game is one filled with crisis. Globally, Americans are known for excessive smiling. Here is The Atlantic article on that by Olga Khazan.

Five ways writers can land clients

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Freelance Writing - Corporate Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services freelance writing marketing marketing writing services sales and marketing selling writing servicesFreelance writers can land new clients five ways: through referrals, from previous clients, through a well optimized website, by email, by mail or in person.

Skype Training Services with TJ Walker, Media Training Worldwide

TJ Walker Interactive

Skype Training Services with TJ Walker, Media Training Worldwide. Skype Training Services include the following. Fee for service is $XXX (call for info) per hour for all training services. The training I am now doing with clients through skype is really taking off. Below are the specifics. If’ you’d like a free demo, please call me to set on up. TJ 212.764.4955 (If you can think of other applications for Video training through Skype, please let me know).

10 Ways a Contestant Can Add Value to their District

Speak and Deliver

Speak Outside TM - schedule yourself at local service clubs - Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions, Optimists and the like. Use it to Speak & Deliver the right messages - messages of communication, service and leadership that define our organization.

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Ten Common Mistakes When Hiring a Keynote Speaker

Manner of Speaking

Guest Posts Business Services Conferences Keynote Keynote Speaker Paul Rulkens public speakingPaul Rulkens is a personal and organizational development consultant and professional speaker. He helps improve business results by making people, teams and organizations more successful.

Professional Services - Plain-Speaking Gets the Sale, Reduces Churn

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There was a time when those in professional services were socialized to, well, "speak like professionals." Currently, we run if the professional services representatives talk formally. " The tax experts used formal language and formal terms about IRS regulations. Lawyers would do the same the legal system.    We in communications would pontificate about perception, even throwing in some statistics from the latest research. That was then.

30 Blogs on How to Handle Difficult People | Nanny Service

The Communication Blog

30 Blogs on How to Handle Difficult People | Nanny Service. Here is a great collection of blogs addressing the general area of dealing with difficult people. There seems to be something here for everyone--we all seem to have to deal with difficult people at one time or another. link]. communicating with difficult people difficult people

Promoting Your Professional Speaking Services

Great Public Speaking

[link] This video tells you the importance of becoming a celebrity in your niche. Over 450 public and professional speaking videos

"Presence" in Professional Services

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's especially in professional services which have become a buyer's market. Now the successful in professional services do backflips to send a very different message. The 2015 book "Presence" is holding on to a high ranking on Amazon.

Ch. 39: Accurately Pricing Services (Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

To do this, you have to ask the client a number of questions: Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing Freelance Writing - Corporate business of freelance writing estimating writing services Everything you want to know about freelance writingAlthough the formula I outlined (in the previous chapter) should help you determine your per-hour rate, most clients are interested in the bottom line. What’s this document (media release, brochure, Web page, speech, script.)

Two Slides You Can Lose

Manner of Speaking

Tags: PowerPoint AudioVisual Business Business Services Communications Education and Training Keynote Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation presentations public speaking Question Question and Answer Question Answering Thank You

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The Vibration of Selling vs. Serving

Speaker Launcher

One of the things that Joel said was that he did everything in his business from a place of service. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy business strategy selling vs. servicingRecently I interviewed Joel Boggess, a well-known author, speaker and podcaster.

5-Question Q&A about the freelance writing business

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Marketing Your Services Recently I was interviewed about the freelance writing business. The information will not be available online, but I have posted here the questions I was asked and my answers to them.

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Chapter 25: Corporate Market Services (Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Chapter 25: Corporate Market Services: In writing for the corporate market, the problem is not a dearth of opportunities but a plethora of them in terms of the number of companies out there and the types of written communication they require. However, in this chapter, we will look at the types of writing services you can offer corporate clients.

Wine and service

Speak Schmeak

At the first tasting room yesterday we met Mike, a soon-to-be grad student studying management. His background is varied, from studying at the Culinary Institute of America to serving in the Air Force.

Wine and service

Speak Schmeak

At the first tasting room yesterday we met Mike, a soon-to-be grad student studying management. His background is varied, from studying at the Culinary Institute of America to serving in the Air Force.

Do e-book sales cannibalize print sales?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand creating e-books creating e-pubs e-books Kindle books sales of e-booksDo e-book sales cannibalize print sales? Find out what Paul Lima has experienced.

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A Public Speaker’s Checklist

Manner of Speaking

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Virtual Eating Professional Services Firms Tethered to Offices

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It and other high-quality virtual law firms serving large businesses can whack myriad BigLaw brandnames just as LegalZoom and other online providers of legal services killed much of SmallLaw and solos. Culhane Meadows is what should keep BigLaw partners up at night.

Non-fiction book titles and SEO

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services My Books Search Engine Optimization Excerpt from "Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Fiction or Non-fiction Book and eBook" on using SEO in your non-fiction book titles.

Legal Nightmare - Eliminating the Legal Services Corporation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Few, though, know about the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Pop culture has made us familiar with public defenders. On television crime shows they parachute in to assist the low- or no-income with criminal defenses. That function is guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment. Started in 1974, it assists the poor with civil legal matters. Those range from preventing foreclosures to end of life issues. The Trump Administration wants to eliminate LSC. 

Anatomy of landing a client on the Web

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Marketing Your Services Search Engine Optimization Search engine optimization SEO writing for the webAbout 70% of my new training and writing gigs come to me through my website. The rest are from referrals or my marketing.) Recently, I wrote a business letter for a client in Russia who is trying to land distribution deal with an American company. Other writers have asked me how a client from Russian [.].

Are you in the minority?

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Customer Service sales manners service smalltalkI was queuing to pay at a shop the other day when my phone rang. I took the call and quickly hung up when I got to the front so that I could pay for my shopping. The shopping assistant was surprised that I had hung up to speak to her. She told me that it was the first time that had happened, and everybody else just carried on speaking on the phone while they paid; as if she did not exist.

Do you want my money or not?

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Communication Customer Service business customer service moneyWhy do so many companies make it so difficult to give them money? Here are just 5 ways to make me take my money elsewhere? Don’t have a website. Have a website, but don’t provide contact details. Have a website with contact details, but don’t respond to my queries. Don’t return my phone calls. Break your promises, or make unreasonable promises. I bet you are thinking that your business would never do any of these.

Charli Jane Speaker Services: 10 Tips to Help Position Yoursel

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You can also learn more about speaking leads, visit www.CharliJane.com to learn more about her services. Charli Jane Speaker Services P.O.

Consulting Services for Freelancers

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Paul Lima offers consulting services for freelance writers and editors, and other independent practitioner. Work one-on-one by email or phone to discuss the business of freelance writing and editing or starting almost any service-based business. Business Training Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services business of freelance writing freelance writing freelance writing consulting services Paul Lima

Guest Post: How to Write a Bio and Website ‘About’ Page That Sells Your Writing Services

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

The bio and about pages are vital parts of a freelance writer's website. In a concise format you define yourself to an audience of strangers. It's where a large chunk of your traffic will end up. Your bio helps prospective clients determine if your interests and expertise align with their needs. People enjoy reading interesting bios; they'll stop reading, however, if you simply list strings of boring information. Freelance Writing - General self-promotion write about page Write bio

128 Words to Use Instead of ‘Very’

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Luke at Proofreading Services for creating this very interesting (OK, OK, captivating) infographic: Click here for full-sized view. Speechwriting

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20% off all coaching services in October!

Speak Schmeak

Regardless of how you feel about the name, you are invited to book any of my coaching services in October ( see this page ) at a 20% discount! In order to secure the discounted rate, you must book and pay for the service in October.

20% off all coaching services in October!

Speak Schmeak

Regardless of how you feel about the name, you are invited to book any of my coaching services in October ( see this page ) at a 20% discount! In order to secure the discounted rate, you must book and pay for the service in October.

Six customer service tips for speakers

Speak Schmeak

While reading hubby's company newsletter last week, I came across some excellent retail customer service tips, which I've adapted for speakers. Guess what: If you're a speaker, you're in customer service, too! Share your additional customer service tips in the comments!

Use W5 to help warm up cold calls

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Business Writing Freelance Writing - Corporate Marketing Your Services effective communications W5 W5 and writingI’ve been a freelancer for 20+ years. I’ve never liked cold calling. That’s why I like the Web – company sites contain email addresses. I can find and email a prospect and then follow up by phone if required. I consider that follow up call a ‘warm’ call, not a cold call. However, more and [.].

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Healthcare's Struggle in Customer Service - EyeCare Associates' Model (Northeastern OH)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From the get-go, Eve Care Associates surprised me with its customer service. Those studying healthcare delivery and customer service might swing by EyeCare Associates and observe. Shocker: They cared about me. 

Professional Services - Rebranding Jones Day Law Firm

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At one time, the Jones Day law firm brand was that of medieval monks laboring selflessly to serve their master The Law. Those monk-like creatures were positioned and packaged as not caring much about money. In fact, no one knew what another monk was earning serving The Master in the vineyard.