Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Matt Eventoff

Breaking news… Social media is in fact… Social! Social Media outlets are not diaries, confidants or private/confidential conversations. The reality is that now, more than ever, social media conversations are public , or at the very least semi-public.

6 lessons for speakers from social media

Speak Schmeak

Last week, at Montecito Bank & Trust's B2B social media event, several speakers reinforced my belief that many of the same principles of effective use of social media apply to public speaking. But whichever social media platforms you use, you have an audience.

Trending Sources

7 Public Speaking Social Media Strategies

Speak and Deliver

How about Twitter, Linked In, and all the other Social Media platforms that exist today? 7 Public Speaking Social Media Strategies 1. Social media is the most powerful communication tool created in the last decade, and potentially the most destructive.

Taking a blog and social media hiatus for June 2017

The Eloquent Woman

I'm waist-deep when it comes to the river of blogging and social media, with three blogs, the two oldest blogs turning 12 and 10 years old this year. Specifically: I'm taking a social-media hiatus for the month of June 2017.

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What is Your Social Media Strategy?

Speaker Launcher

I admire people who have a strong content and social media strategy. The post What is Your Social Media Strategy? Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing content marketing Social Media social media marketing social media strategiesThey know exactly who they are talking to and what content to deliver to them on a regular basis.

Social media presenting sales

The Presenter's Blog

The fields of social media, sales, and public speaking, can all benefit when they work together. Disciplines for effective social media are disciplines that equally apply to public speaking. A course in social media skills would be valuable learning for many!

Podcast: Social Media Myths

Communication Steroids

Tim Gordon and Roger Pike explore various so-called myths of social media. Tim Gordon and Roger Pike explore various so-called myths of social media. Podcast Social Media

Podcast: Shel Holtz on Social Media and Speechwriting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

We discussed the ways in which social and digital media — which have given rise to content marketing — offer a host of options to speechwriters to draw attention to the speech before, during, and after its delivery.

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Three freelance writers discuss how they use social media

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Three freelance writer discuss how they are using Social Media. Freelance Writing - Corporate freelance writing and social media social media

Meeting Report: Cisco Social Media Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

For the rest of this week I’ll be attending the Ragan Communications Conference Social Media Best Practices for Communicators hosted by Cisco Systems. Social MediaThe event kicks off on Wednesday when I plan to attend the Pre-Conference Workshop on Corporate Video given by Deanna Govoni and Alex Romano. This workshop will discuss how to think differently [.].

How Gretchen Rubin Uses Social Media to Lead The Happiness Project Movement

Succeed Speaking

Marketing Social Media Time Management Website StrategyWhen speakers ask me how to get more exposure for their speaking business, I often advise that they think of themselves as the leader of a movement.

My Toastmasters article on social media and public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

Many readers of The Eloquent Woman may not know that, in addition to coaching public speakers, I help clients with social media strategies--so researching and writing this article falls right in my sweet spot.

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Strategic Marketing: Making Social Media WORK

Communication Steroids

If there is any advice I can give a business leader regarding their social media effort, that’s it. After all, strategic marketing, brand building, should be the primary focus of your social media effort. Be useful.

Stories and social media; At the roots of success

The Presenter's Blog

Back To The Roots have designed a web hub that propagates their corporate story and vision across just about every Social Media engine you can think of. Tips From The Top business presenting public speaking sales selling social media storytelling

Industry Execs Meet Social Media: Five Reasons Your Firm Needs A Social Media Strategy

Communication Steroids

You’re a lot more concerned with mechanical engineering that social engineering and you don’t care if you ever know the lyrics of a single Justin Beiber tune. And you figure that social media may be useful for companies that market retail but is a time-suck for you.

Podcast: Social Media is NOT New | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

We have news for you: Social media has been around awhile. Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike dig into the social media world and discuss the so-called ‘newness’ of those bright and shiny toys called Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

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The most passive-aggressive phrase in social media

More than PowerPoint...

As in posting “ Some people tear down everything positive we try to do for our community&# instead of “ Cindy habitually encourages people to think critically before jumping on dubious social media bandwagons with wild enthusiasm!&#. Blogging fun social media Twitter

Make Sure Everybody Knows Company's Social Media Rules.

Communication Steroids

Make Sure Everybody Knows Company’s Social Media Rules by Roger Pike on February 1, 2011 Clients have been lost. Despite the undeniable, and exploding, market presence of social media, US business has been slow to react in at least one very important way.

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Podcast: State of Social Media 2012

Communication Steroids

Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner (one of our favorites!) held a great webinar this week discussing the State of Social Media for this year. Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner (one of our favorites!) held a great webinar this week discussing the State of Social Media for this year. and Kipp Bodnar of Hubspot (ditto!)

Podcast: State of Social Media 2012

Communication Steroids

Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner (one of our favorites!) held a great webinar this week discussing the State of Social Media for this year. Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner (one of our favorites!) held a great webinar this week discussing the State of Social Media for this year. Podcast Social Media Hubspot Kipp Bodnar Michael Stelzner Social Media Examiner

SOCIAL MEDIA: KEY TO YOUR CAREER | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

92 percent of businesses use social media to help find prospective employees. 70 percent check social media profiles at some point during the hiring process.* Another study found that 58 percent of business hired through social networks.*

Don't Forget to be Social on Social Media Join a Group!

Great Public Speaking

It is no secret that social networking can take your business to the next level and increase brand awareness with your target market. Every day millions of people gather to find friends and even search for information by specific topic while on social networks.

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Use social media to build sales

SpeakerSue Says...

Absolutely get your message out with social media, if for no other reason, because your customers are looking – craving – for something to do. Use the foundation created by social media to earn the right to phone them to learn more about their needs. Is a connection a conversation or a fantasy?

Social Media ROI?

Communication Steroids

What is your Return on Investment in Social Media ? When it comes to social media, what is your actual INVESTMENT in making social media happen? And how (and what) do you measure your RETURN on social media? Customer service dollars saved by having less people in your CS department thanks to your awesome social media engagement? There’s a lot of value in the ROI of social media.

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Podcast: Hot Social Media Tips

Communication Steroids

Discussion of a recent Social Media Examiner article highlighting hot social media tips. Discussion of a recent Social Media Examiner article highlighting hot social media tips. Social Media

Social Media = Strategy + Mobile

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If we had to brief someone fast on social media, we would need only two points to hit: Strategic thinking + mobile.  Here  is an exclusive interview I conducted with social media go-to pro Sherrie Madia. 

[Podcast] 6 Common Social Media Mistakes and How to Fix Them with Chris Tompkins

Speaker Launcher

Social media mistakes. Agency drops by to highlight how can you go from making common social media mistakes to a social media platform that on-boards people and converts them into enthusiastic evangelists. Social media mistakes.

This is social media on drugs…

More than PowerPoint...

We often talk about online social media channels as they are some kind of inebriate or illicit drug. I wonder if it’s because we sense that our online social media behaviors aren’t exactly healthy or moderate.

3 A’s of Social Media Success for Sales Pros

SpeakerSue Says...

What does it take to make social media work for you? Social media, no different from attending a cocktail party or networking event, is all about wanting to be there, or at least wanting to be there once you’re there. Being successful at social media may require a different sales mentality to be successful because it isn’t about selling.

9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Pioneer presenters are using social media to engage their audience and extend the reach of their ideas. Here are 9 tips for improving your presentations with social media. Displaying the backchannel is useful when you’re answering questions submitted via social media.

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9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Pioneer presenters are using social media to engage their audience and extend the reach of their ideas. Here are 9 tips for improving your presentations with social media. Displaying the backchannel is useful when you’re answering questions submitted via social media.

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Networking Hacks - Choose the Social Media Where You Can Get Results

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Already the average person spends two hours a day on social media. A common reason why it isn't producing the results wanted is that the professionals are not fully engaged in each of the social media platforms.

Social Media And The Economics Of Attention

Communication Steroids

There simply is no denying where that is: social media. The reason for social media’s growing dominance of the attention economy is simple. Social Media has given people a sense that they can at influence, if not control, the information they receive.

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How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

38 mins ago « Weekly Digest of the Social Networking Space: Jan 30, 2008 Silicon Valley Sightings: San Jose Mercury News » 67 How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide Categories: Conference Posted on January 30th, 2008 Yesterday, I moderated another panel, ( here’s a review ) and I’m told by the conference organizers it went well. Posted by Ignite PR | Blog - vlabFeb08, How To Advice, social networking on March 10th, 2008 at 12:07 pm [.]

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E-book give-away summer social media contest

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

The contest is easy to enter, if you are using any form of social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, a blog, and so on. You can win a PDF or Kindle version of any one of my dozen books or short reports. Freelance Writing - General My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand business writing book freelance writing books summer book contest

[Podcast] What’s New (and working) in Social Media with Chris Tompkins

Speaker Launcher

Chris Tompkins, social media expert and CEO of the Go! Agency is back to tell us what’s new and working, in social media. Social media changes fast. The post [Podcast] What’s New (and working) in Social Media with Chris Tompkins appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Chris Tompkins, social media expert and CEO of the Go! Agency is back to tell us what’s new and working, in social media.

Egypt: What ElBaradei Must Do Now!

Matt Eventoff

Today in Egypt, the massive movement that began against the current regime now has a clear leader – Mohammed ElBaradei. . Mohammed ElBaradei appears poised to either lead Egypt now or later (if Mubarak supporters can hold power until an election). Dr. ElBaradei , quite literally, has the eyes of the world watching his every move and the ears of the world listening to every word.

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How social media remixes public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

More and more, I'm seeing that standard recipe get re-mixed, thanks to the influence of social media--and not just one kind of social media, either. Tags: presentation skills speaker training social media public speaking tips

THE SOCIAL MEDIA MONTHLY: Print publication for web-based/mobile era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

THE SOCIAL MEDIA MONTHLY , published by Cool Blue Company, is a new print periodical focused on the evolution of social media. That   It's titled "Viral Video is Milli Vanilli, Social Video is the Rolling Stones."

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Digital SHIFT: New Age of Freelancing – PWAC Toronto Panel Discussion – Mar. 22

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Can writers make money from new media? Understand pay rates for e-magazines, social media and online versions. Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses PWAC social media social media seminar social media seminar TorontoLearn about here-and-now writing styles, interactivity and electronic formats that promote conversation and reader participation.