Rhetorical Devices: Epizeuxis

Manner of Speaking

And just for fun: “ Spam! Spam! &# . Rhetoric Arnold Schwarzenegger Epizeuxis Monty Python Monty Python's Flying Circus Oprah Winfrey public speaking rhetoric Sarah Palin Spam Taylor Mali Tony BlairThis post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Epizeuxis. Origin : From the Greek ??????????? epizeugnumi), meaning “to join together&# or “to fasten together&#.

Rhetorical Devices: Antimetabole

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Rhetoric Alexandre Dumas Antimetabole Brandenburg Gate Jesse Jackson John Kennedy Joseph Kennedy public speaking rhetoric Ronald Reagan Spam The Three Musketeers Winston ChurchillThis post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Antimetabole. Origin : From the Greek meaning “to turn about in the opposite direction&#. In plain English: Repetition of the same words or phrases in reverse order.

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Spam aka "Content Seeder"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The term for spam is now, at least on the help-wanted , "Content Seeder."  "  No fool, the placer of the help-wanted did not identity itself.    All it indicates is it wants folks to leave comments on blog and video threads.    This opportunity is on Craigslist Costa Rica section.

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PowerPoint: Spreading Visual Spam Beyond Presentations

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

What’s the best thing about working in smaller companies? It’s being around people who can use the company kitchen to make simple snacks and refreshments without injuring themselves.

Free PDF book giveaway: Books on writing and business of freelance writing

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

You will receive the PDF and NO spam or promotional email. To kick off the New Year, I am giving away PDFS of my books–any of my books that might be of interest to you. In short, if you are interested in books on business, promotional, article or non-fiction book writing , or the business of freelance writing , or even my book of short stories, go to [link] , pick the book that is of interest to you and email paullima.com@gmail.com and request a free PDF of the book of your choice.

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If you don't want the relationship, don't ask for the favor: Part 2

Speak Schmeak

Check your spam folder regularly. Occasionally, legitimate e-mail will go to your spam folder. When I ask if they've checked their spam folder, they reply back, "Oh, it was in my spam."

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Rhetorical Devices: Antimetabole

Manner of Speaking

Rhetoric Alexandre Dumas Antimetabole Brandenburg Gate Jesse Jackson John Kennedy Joseph Kennedy public speaking rhetoric Ronald Reagan Spam The Three Musketeers Winston ChurchillThis post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Antimetabole. Origin : From the Greek meaning “to turn about in the opposite direction&#. In plain English: Repetition of the same words or phrases in reverse order.

Email Etiquette meets I Love Lucy: Part 2

SpeakerSue Says...

First thing each morning, I get rid of the spam. My inbox reminds me of that classic I Love Lucy skit where Lucy and Ethel work on a chocolates assembly line. Their task is to wrap each chocolate as it comes off the line.

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6 lessons for speakers from social media

Speak Schmeak

In your social media role, don't abuse the privilege of having a group of ready listeners and readers by bombarding them with spam, commercials, or other kinds of one-way communication that doesn't encourage interaction.

How to Write the Best Subject Line Ever

SpeakerSue Says...

If your email passes so far, they/we read the first lines – a preview – of the email to make sure we aren’t wasting our time with spam or something that may simply be a time-sucker.

How To Win the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking: A Book Review

Speak and Deliver

Generous, in one sense, but, in my mindset, and the mindset of many other district leaders around the world, it came across as ''SPAM'', and a misuse of internal emails, made doubly egregious by the fact that he, in fact, was a Toastmaster himself.

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Speakers, What #Hashtags Do You Use?

Great Public Speaking

Do not add hashtags to a message if it has nothing to do with the message, that is considered hashtag spamming. Hashtags are everywhere! Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram, and Google+ all use hashtags. Do you completely understand how they can help your business?

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Do you have my permission?

Speak Schmeak

It is technically not against the CAN-SPAM Act to send an unsolicited message to someone, as long as you have an unsubscribe option available to them and you honor it within ten business days. But honoring CAN-SPAM doesn't protect you from someone reporting you as a spammer anyway.

Lindsey Graham Charts His Course Against Rand Paul; Loses on Points & Style

Speak to Lead

Quick background in the event you weren't clued to C-Spam today. No visual is better than a stupid visual, unless you want to help your boss look dumb. Rand Paul ended a 13-hour filibuster to draw attention to potential. Public Speaking chart filibuster Lindsey Graham Lou Hampton Rand Paul

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If you've tried to contact me, please try again

Speak Schmeak

Interestingly, some mail got through, including plenty of spam. I'm afraid that some e-mails sent to me over the past 4-5 days have disappeared into thin air. I was apparently creeping up on my disk space quota and my host wasn't notified, and therefore didn't notify me. If you e-mailed me any time since June 26 and you haven't yet heard from me, please resend your message. I would have responded by now

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Fifty Shades of Subject Lines

SpeakerSue Says...

you can feel certain that your reader will identify it as spam. To read Fifty Shades of Grey (I’m up to Fifty Shades Darker), for the email exchanges between Anastasia and Christian is like reading Playboy for the engrossing articles. But while you’re reading, take a moment to read the subject lines (seriously, I mean it!). And then think about the subject lines you write.

Arrogance vs. Confidence - What Are You Showing From the Stage?

Speak and Deliver

Being spammed with sales both during and after the event - Kevin Doyle 9. Thinking you can have that many letters, for starters. There is often a fine line between arrogance and confidence, a line that can be easily crossed without intent, and even without knowledge.

Big Time Internet Usage Stats From 2011

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The Royal Pingdom also has a list of other current stats, including the fact that almost 9 of 10 emails were spam.

Lindsey Graham Charts His Course Against Rand Paul; Loses on Points & Style

Speak to Lead

Quick back fill in the event you weren't clued to C-Spam today. No visual is better than a stupid visual, unless you want to help your boss look dumb. Rand Paul ended a 13-hour filibuster to draw attention to. Public Speaking chart filibuster Lindsey Graham Lou Hampton Rand Paul

7 Tips for a Better Opt-in Box

Great Public Speaking

People are afraid you will spam them to death so you must make it extremely enticing for people to risk putting in their email address. Opt-in boxes are extremely important to your web success because they will help you build your email list. There are many different types of opt -in boxes you should test the different options to see which one grabs your readers attention and converts better. There are a few basic elements that any good opt- in box should include: 1.

Blogging = Branding/Networking/New Business Development Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That comes in myriad forms, ranging from spam comments to gadflies who piggyback on our content and misinterpret us. Soon enough the spam folks give up and move on to a more open venue. The blog remains a powerful tool for branding, networking and new business development.

Take Control of the Conversation or Message

Dahle Communication

I am just getting tired of spam comments trying to sell their shoes from a foreign country, comments trying to get you to go to their porn site or just random babble that doesn't make any sense. So, if you want to comment on my posts, you need to sign in and verify that you are not spam.

Make Sure Everybody Knows Company's Social Media Rules.

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

Speaker Launcher

29:00 How can you avoid getting blocked by spam filters? Social media mistakes. We’ve all made them. It’s okay, though, because Chris Tompkins of the Go!

Podcast: Sales Communication Skills

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That Snow In Boston: Local PR Agencies Can Make It Big Suggesting Disruptive Removal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Perhaps it went into Spam. "Desperate to clear away the excess snow that's crippled the region, Boston officials are asking the public to conjure up creative ways to dispose of it - and fast." " - By Steve Annear, "What will we do with all the snow?

Michelle Obama: Rhetorical effectiveness measured in tweets-per-minute

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  This could become the new form of spam on the web. Like Ann Romney's convention speech, Michelle Obama's told of a love story. Yet, the latter's was rated as more effective than that of Romney's wife.    The metric used is tweets-per-minute. 

Marketing For Public Speakers: Text Messaging

Great Public Speaking

The first thing is you don’t want to be buying lists of phone numbers and spamming text messages to them. One thing is for sure. People look at their text messages and they normally do it within minutes of receiving them and mostly immediately when they receive it. They might wait a week or more to check their email, they may never check it or they may check it sometime whenever they feel like it, but not text. They check it NOW.

Famous Speech Friday: Danielle George's Royal Institution Lecture

The Eloquent Woman

But then I received a second email a few days later which convinced me that maybe it really was a genuine request and not spam after all!"

Exquisitely Great Marketing Plus Lousy Follow-up Equals NO SALE.

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Is Your Company Socially Engaged?

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Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Is Your Company Socially Engaged?

New comments and posting policies

The Eloquent Woman

Unfortunately, of late, both blogs have seen a great increase in two kinds of spam comments: the robotic kind--sometimes in massive attacks--and the promotional "I'm going to write a clever comment with backlinks to my book/post/website" kind (which might also be called "get your own blog" comments).

All new articles will only be on my website starting April 1, 2014

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

The content on my site will allow you to still comment by using Google+, which cuts down on the spam comments that I have to manually moderate. As of April 1, 2014, all new articles and information will only be located on my website at www.ThinkOutsideTheSlide.com and items will not also be posted here. This blog started when there were only a few options available to those who wanted to distribute their content, and Blogger was a good option back then. Today, there are better options.

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