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Speaking on Skype: They can still see you.

Speak Schmeak

More and more of us are using Skype and other video chat platforms to hold meetings and coaching sessions. If you're not familiar with your equipment or software like Skype, learn about it before the call. It's convenient, we don't have to leave the home or office, and it allows us to converse with people in different cities, states and countries.

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Sharpen your Skype, conference call & Hangout speaking skills: 8 tools

The Eloquent Woman

There are new worlds to conquer when it comes to the conference call.today, in addition to speaking on a speakerphone or using videoconferencing, you might be using Skype or Google+ hangouts to communicate with far-flung colleagues. Saving that Skype?

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4 tips for better speaking on Skype or video conferences

The Eloquent Woman

With the rise of easy video calling services like Skype, videoconferencing has become more common--Skype alone has 170 million users--making it something all speakers need to prepare for. Share your Skype or videoconference tips for speakers in the comments.

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Skype Training Services with TJ Walker, Media Training Worldwide

TJ Walker Interactive

Skype Training Services with TJ Walker, Media Training Worldwide. The training I am now doing with clients through skype is really taking off. TJ 212.764.4955 (If you can think of other applications for Video training through Skype, please let me know). Skype Training Services include the following. Face to Face training/consultation with TJ Walker via Skype video. Requirements from trainee: Free Skype account, plus webcam, microphone and speakers).

Heads up, speakers: Summer Skype deal and tutorial

The Eloquent Woman

Speakers are using Skype not just for personal calls, but conference calling and even to "sit in" on panels at remote locations when travel isn't possible. And if you're a Skype newbie, check out this useful guide to video chat from Lifehacker.then order your account with the summer sale.

How to handle a skype or webcam job interview – media training presentation training

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Where Should Video Camera Be for Skype Interview? | Media Training

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SKYPE Knows I'm Fat

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, as a global communications consultant, I monitor on the bottom of my laptop screen if there has been any activity on SKYPE.  It's through SKYPE that more telecommuting gets done and there is less and less in-person (expensive travel costs) visits.

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How to handle a skype or webcam job interview – media training presentation training

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New Technology Use Revolutionizes Communications Training | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Sure, there’s always been the option of talking to someone on the phone or even Skype, but I’ve found that if people can’t hear AND see themselves, they don’t actually get more comfortable or improve. Now, I conduct some media and presentation trainings and rehearsals entirely through Skype video. All the trainee needs is a high speed internet connection and a phone, tablet or laptop with a camera on it and a free Skype account.

Speaking on Skype: They can still see you.

Speak Schmeak

More and more of us are using Skype and other video chat platforms to hold meetings and coaching sessions. If you're not familiar with your equipment or software like Skype, learn about it before the call.

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Stalked on Skype

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Urbane, sophisticated about business, popping up on Skype video about 9:00 P.M.   Watch who you open your Skype screen to.  There he was.  New York Time, he seemed like just the kind of non-U.S. client I would want for my communications business.      Sure, I let him talk. 

Talkin' In Supermarket - Not Email, Texting, Cell Phone, SKYPE

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was such an old-neighborhood kind of expanding pleasure. Like we used to do back in downtown Jersey City, New Jersey, before the dial-up landline phone became standard. There I was in Fry's supermarket in Tucson, Arizona. And there was neighbor Patty. We talked.

The future of interactive media training. Learn about Skype Media Training.

TJ Walker Interactive

Whether you are 3,000 miles away or 3 times zones away the ability to get a world class media training is only a Skype conference call away. Analysis Video Media Training skype tj walkerm public speakingMedia Training Worldwide and TJ Walker are taking the next step in interactive training by introducing a new media training service for clients all around the world.

Microsoft + Skype: Yes, Voice Still Matters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  During the past few years, 170 million of us used Skype monthly to conduct our business globally, in our very own voice. Along  No surprise, Microsoft, a company savvy about all forms of media, has announced it will be acquiring Skype, reports THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. For some Skype users, this capability is so much a part of how they do business that they don't even arrange ahead to flag us that they will be calling. 

Live Online Presentation Training via Skype | Public Speaking Training

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Are you misleading your audience with your titles?

Speak Schmeak

I got an e-mail from Skype a while back with the subject line "5 great ways to use Skype." The only information on actually using Skype was the information about video calls. This sounded promising, so I opened it.

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Skype, Cell, i-Everything: Voice isn't going away

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Skype, cell, and i-everything are usually the way to go.    A troubled executive in telecommunications in Europe would Skype me around 1 A.M.

I'm in the Wall Street Journal today!

Speak Schmeak

Unfortunately, the editing of the piece left out the fact that I do use Skype upon request and when warranted by the work I'm doing with a particular client. So, yes, I meet with clients in person, by phone and by Skype. Check out my mention in the Wall Street Journal today in their Cranky Consumer column!

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Pajamas Entrepreneurs - But this is the era of Skype

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  There I was a pajamas entrepreneur when Skype dailed in.    The caller from overseas was using Skype's video app.    Perhaps the era of Skype intersects with the age of needing out-of-the-box vendors to provide unique solutions, one the usual buttoned-down, perfectly groomed can't provide. Dirty hair, no makeup, an old t-shirt. 

Public Speaking: Look What You Can Do for Free with Skype

Great Public Speaking

This is all made possible with Skype, a software application that allows users to make video and voice calls over the Internet. With Skype, you can talk to people over the Internet just as if you were on the phone. Why you might want to use Skype for your business.

How to Look Good for Your Skype Video Interview | Media Training

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The Christmas music made me do it.

Speak Schmeak

And you don't even have to be in Santa Barbara -- did you know I do most of my coaching over the phone and by Skype ?

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

As many as 60 percent of companies now do their interviewing on Skype. Here are your must-read tips for Skype interviews. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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4 for 3 special is back in time for summer!

Speak Schmeak

And you don't even have to be in Santa Barbara -- did you know I do most of my coaching over the phone and by Skype? In December, I offered a limited-time holiday special that gave clients four sessions for the price of three, and it was so popular, I decided to offer it again as a windup to summer. Do any of these sound familiar? You're tired of giving mediocre presentations that just don't make an impact on your audiences.

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Great Storytelling from the Heart of Boyd Varty Shares Stories of Africa and Mandela

Speaking Freely

To learn to tell your valuable and inspiring stories, join my speaking group classes at Self-Expression Center or coaching via Skype. As we lay Nelson Mandela to rest this past week, here is a lovely TED talk story told by Boyd Varty, a man who met Mandela as a child. I am Sandra Zimmer, author [.].

15 ways I use @evernote for public speaking & coaching speakers

The Eloquent Woman

Recordings of coaching sessions on Skype: When I coach speakers via Skype, an Evernote-compatible app called Callnote can record audio, video or both, and automatically sends the file to Evernote, which can take notes in any format: photo, video, audio, text.

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Just finished a Skype TV appearance on CTV (national TV in Canada)

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Telecommuting: are you ready for your close up?

More than PowerPoint...

I watched as she and her team scrambled with the hotel staff to set up a Skype connection to a large screen data display. The scheduled speaker ended up speaking remotely via Skype. Or Skype? Owing to global weirding , those who can are making plans to telecommute today.

PowerPoint on an Android phone

PowerPoint Tips

Microsoft recently made PowerPoint (and Word and Excel) available as an Android phone app. It’s my understanding that the same app works on Android tablets as well. Your experience with the menus and options will adapt with the size of your screen.

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Progress and the intentional selection of less

Presentation Zen

This is especially true when we need to engage with people live on the other side of the planet via tools like video conferencing, webinars, Skype, and so on. Many people today talk about presentation technology as if it were a panacea for boring lectures and ineffective presentations.

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Coaching a cadre of scientists to give TED-quality talks

The Eloquent Woman

Since TNC scientists are scattered all over the world, we did the workshops at already-scheduled meetings of the Project's participants, and conducted the 1:1 coaching remotely by phone or Skype, sharing script drafts, videos, and other resources by email, Skype, or Dropbox.

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Take it from TED: "Giving a good talk is highly coachable"

The Eloquent Woman

I can work with individuals by Skype, phone or in person and also work with groups, bringing workshops to your city, workplace or conference. Lots of speakers wonder whether coaching for an everyday presentation, TED talk or big speech really helps.

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16 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

I’ve used skype for years because I have family in the UK and I’m in New Zealand. With skype you don’t need headphones. I’ve just completed my first large webinar as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop Webinar Series.

The Future of Learning and Training

TJ Walker Interactive

The second trend that has emerged is that enough people have become comfortable using Skype video for calls AND software has become accessible for recording these calls. If you have topics you’d like to see turned into online courses, or if you’d like a no-cost demo on how the whole live Skype training works, please give me a call. For decades I’ve dreamed about training people on public speaking and media training through the computer.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Clearer calling: Doing more video conference calls, Skypes and Google Hangouts? Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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The sobering truth about what an audience remembers

Speaking about Presenting

Garr presented to us via Skype. Last week I spent three awesome days at the Presentation Summit. In this post, I want to explore what audience members remember from a presentation, using the first three keynotes of the conference as my examples.

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Help me help Daisy, and get a special deal for yourself!

Speak Schmeak

We''ll chat by phone or Skype about whatever public speaking issues are bugging you. If you''ve ever had a furry friend, you know how disheartening it is to discover that she or he has health problems.

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A False Positive When Selling

SpeakerSue Says...

My client invited me to skype into her sales meeting. “Wait until you hear what they think is a legitimate – a hot! – lead. It will make you sick,” she said. And it did. When a prospect says, “Sure, send me more info” that is not a HOTlead.

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Two live presentation events that will enrich your presentations – and your life

Speaking about Presenting

I haven’t met Rick yet – but I attended his webinar in the Outstanding Presentations Workshop series and then skyped with him. If you live in the States, there are some excellent live events coming this spring.

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