Digital - Shifting Traffic Patterns

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is where the action, that is the heavy traffic, is happening right now.  Twitter, also, can produce heavy traffic. There are those of us bloggers who repurpose our posts on LinkedIn Update.   Of course, we still need our blogging platform to post the original content.


Suicides, Political Scandals & Layoffs - No-Fail Media Formulas for High Traffic, Likes, Shares, Comments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If you don't attract enough traffic as well as likes, shares and comments,  you could go out of business and/or lose influence.  Recently, it's not only the layoffs of lawyers which receive tremendous traffic on legal digital news site Playing in the media sandbox - both establishment and social - has become a brutal game.

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How to Build a High-Traffic Website and Convert That Traffic to Sales!

Pivotal Public Speaking

Do not attend/listen to this seminar if you have all the web traffic, blog readers and ezine subscribers that you can handle buying more of your services and traffic than you have available. with Tom Gray.

Strategic Marketing: Making Social Media WORK

Communication Steroids

website trafficBe useful. If there is any advice I can give a business leader regarding their social media effort, that’s it. Help people. Provide them with information they can put to use. Solve their problems. Do that, and you build your brand.

Boost your online traffic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, no slouches at doing whatever it takes to boost our traffic, we went after topical material aggressively.    Since I have been doing that, traffic on my four blogs has doubled, sometimes tripled.    It's an axiom of search engine optimization [SEO] to front-load content with keywords and links from topical material. 

"Porn" - That keyword will boost your web/mobile traffic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to a study done by Symantec of 3.5 million online searches, the 6th most used term was "porn." 

Juan Monteverde, Partner, and Alexandra Marchuk, Junior Lawyer: A juicy scandal raises all traffic figures

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On a slow traffic day for blogs, a juicy sexual scandal seems like a gift from the search-engine gods.    A good time could be had by all in the courtroom and those who cover the proceedings will continue to have heavy traffic

Public Speaking Business - Get Website Traffic By Sharing Your Articles

Great Public Speaking

You can get a ton of traffic to your websites by publishing articles that the search engines can find on distribution sites, your own website or ones that are published on other big websites. But you don't have to stop there. Here are some tips on how to share your articles with other resources that you use everyday: - From your EzineArticles account, go to "Author Bio." From there you can enter in your login info for Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace, Facebook and your Wordpress blog.

Wal-Mart Foot Traffic Down 2.6%: Bring in the designers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  No surprise, BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK reports foot traffic is down 2.6%   I have a hunch that once Wal-Mart adopts a design mindset, foot traffic will surge.  Target vs. Wal-Mart.    The prices are about equal.    And now that Target has added fresh vegetables and fruits, we are opting for Target, the retail chain which always knew the pull factor of design. 

Those Bookstores: Where's The Foot Traffic?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those bricks and mortar bookstores are holding their breath.    As well they should.    Even with the cute little coffee cafes, it's a big unknown how many human beings will open the real door and enter that old fashioned institution: The BookStores.    The obstacle, points out THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, is the decline in general shoppers.    The number is down because of the economy. 

Public Speaking: Driving Traffic to Your Website With Videos

Great Public Speaking

Just watch a bunch of my short videos on [link] You don't need to watch my long ones. Just the short ones. It will give you ideas.

Blog Traffic: Best signal system on breaking developments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Me, I check the traffic every half hour.  Bloggers, Arianna Huffington observed, have OCD [obsessive compulsive disorder.]    That's exactly how I get my tips on breaking news.    Any unusual activity on a certain post signals me to check further.    When I do I run right into a developing story.    Sure, that's good for writers. 


"The Separation" - Iran has smartphones, too much traffic + fundamentalist religious rules

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But the technology is 21st century, including heavy reliance on cell phones and too much car traffic. "The Separation" is set in contemporary Iran.    The values are almost Biblical when it comes to social life. 

Sound bytes: Turn Your Website into a Revenue-Generating Stream

Pivotal Public Speaking

There are proven ways to get more traffic and then convert that traffic into buyers. These three recordings will help you understand the secrets that are specific to the speaking, training and consulting business. • “How to Build a High-Traffic Website and Convert That Traffic to Sales!” Many, many people say they make money—good money—from their website. But yours has few visitors or low conversions to paying customers.

Sound bytes: Turn Your Website into a Revenue-Generating Stream

Pivotal Public Speaking

There are proven ways to get more traffic and then convert that traffic into buyers. These three recordings will help you understand the secrets that are specific to the speaking, training and consulting business. • “How to Build a High-Traffic Website and Convert That Traffic to Sales!” Many, many people say they make money—good money—from their website. But yours has few visitors or low conversions to paying customers.

5 great tools for presenters

PowerPoint Tips

While I don’t think its tools are the best, it has the most traffic, so uploading your presentations there will get you the most traffic. Jon Thomas, in his blog, Presentation Advisors , has written a post, “ My Five Favorite Free Presentation Design Tools ,&# and I thought I’d share them with you. Compfight is a tool to search for images on Flikr. letting you easily find images that have Creative Commons or Commercial licenses. DaFont is a site for free fonts.

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Public Speaking: Draw More Traffic to Your Website with These Tips

Great Public Speaking

Looking for ways to make your public speaking website more dynamic and attract repeat visitors? Adding simple tools such as calculators and quizzes can draw new people to your site. Public speakers who want to expand their skills will be attracted to e-courses. There are a number of things you can do to make your website more appealing and easier to use. Why not try the suggestions listed below? Add a members’ area. Adding a members’ area, either free or paid, will help build your database.

Four tips for a better networking event

Speak Schmeak

I would encourage the flow of traffic by having the desserts and coffee spread around the room instead of in just one place, again encouraging people to move and mingle. I would move the vendors to the center of the large room , to make them more visible and create additional traffic flow.

150+ Free PowerPoint Slides to Make Great Visually Appealing Presentations


Free Traffic Lights & Shapes for PowerPoint. Traffic light metaphors can be used in virtually any presentations related to decision-making, innovation, leadership presentations but also coaching or creativity presentations.

White paint, red lights and fuel conservation

Max Atkinson

Yesterday, I suggested that the country could achieve significant energy savings by the simple and virtually free device of permitting left turns at red traffic light s. Even greater savings in fuel consumption could be had by replacing as many traffic lights as possible with mini-roundabouts. Atkins, soon put a stop to all that by installing numerous sets of traffic lights at as many junctions as they could find. Tags: roundabouts energy conservation traffic lights

Linkedin Updates - Major Influencer Platform, Unpaid

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There, participates create exponentially expanding traffic, likes, and comments.  Just consider the traffic numbers. WPP is taking it on the chin. That's because "Mad Men" days are over. Marketers want influencers, not traditional advertising.

Nudging in a more enlightened direction

Max Atkinson

ALLOW LEFT TURNS AT RED TRAFFIC LIGHTS If you’ve ever driven in the USA, you’ll know that most states allow drivers to turn right on a red light if there’s no traffic coming from that direction. Tags: energy conservation traffic lights street lighting

Start your presentation BIG

PowerPoint Tips

I have an older post, “ A good opener/introduction ” in which I cover ways to start a presentation and it gets a huge amount of traffic and comments — mostly questions by people wanting to know how to start their presentation.

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Stop the Tone Drone

Green Room Speakers

Note how one person gives the traffic report, another talks about weather, and a third gives the financial update - all in under a minute. Thursday, March 19, 2009 Stop the Tone Drone Ever wonder how you can maintain concentration when you listen to talk radio?

"We don't deal with emotion"

Speak Schmeak

In an effort to bring down the heat at a standing-room-only public hearing last Thursday, Allen cautioned the crowd crammed into City Hall's Public Works building to debate the traffic dangers looming on Milpas Street, ' We deal with scientific engineering analysis.

A Day In the Life of a Mighty Killer

Duarte Blog

Our crews started off in different parts of the Bay Area, coordinating over text and Instagram to gather photography gear, scout locations, and invite other aspiring photographers to join us — after paying our dues in San Francisco traffic, of course.

Lessons from driving: Don't be a mechanical speaker

Speak Schmeak

It's just natural to move our feet, hands, and eyes simultaneously in the practice of braking, accelerating, entering traffic, avoiding a raccoon crossing the road, taking a call on Bluetooth, and a million other things we do every day.

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7 lessons from wordcamp

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

I got stuck in a downpour which stopped traffic. Last week I spoke at WordCamp, Cape Town (the WordPress conference), and I watched many of the other sessions as well. Here are a few lessons I learned from my and the other sessions: Keep the sessions short and sharp.

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Using Blogs and Articles to Find Targeted Prospects

Great Public Speaking

Guest posting on other people's blogs is a great way to find targeted traffic. Unlike simply linking to your website from a higher page-rank blog, popular blogs with a lot of traffic can increase the visits to your site dramatically. You could get traffic months, even years after the post was originally published. Even if your website is brand new, with no real traffic, you could get a huge response from just one guest post on a popular blog.

Presentation Lessons from a Cooking Demonstration

Professionally Speaking...

She pre-planned the flow of traffic [visitors were going to stations around the room to mix their own spices] and organized her handouts. What do a cooking demonstration and a business presentation have in common? More than you might think. In my volunteer role at the U.S.

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4 Ways to Use Storytelling in Marketing That Have Nothing to Do With Heart Wrenching Videos

Duarte Blog

Why did the traffic quintuple on your new site? So many of the articles about storytelling in marketing today focus on brand storytelling. They typically explain the storytelling marketing techniques that we can use to stir up emotion via beautiful advertising videos.

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

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

It's where a large chunk of your traffic will end up. 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. 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

Life is Like Driving « The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Yet, in order to navigate safely through traffic, to reach our destination, we have got to keep our eyes peeled on the road ahead. Our progress may even be slowed by obstacles (ie traffic lights) at times. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS! NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!:

Use the Pareto Principle for More Powerful Presentations

DeFinis Communications

For example: 80% of traffic jams occur on the 20% of roads. From traffic to beer to business and everywhere in between, the 80/20 Rule dominates. The 80/20 Rule, also known as the Pareto Principle, helps explain the power of simplicity. The 80/20 Rule is pervasive in our world.

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How to book more business and own your niche

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She shared eight simple strategies to increase website traffic and own a niche: Define your target audience. This will help build your audience, increase website traffic, generate new clients, create consulting opportunities, and attract media interviews and speaking engagements.

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Social Media: Is decline of daily deals sign of The Great Pushback

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  No surprise, Groupon traffic has had a 50% drop in traffic since July 2011 [Source: Experian Hitwise].   If the lion's share of the browsers to the site aren't likely to buy, then the traffic metrics aren't relevant.    If the objective is to develop new business, then what matters is that the right prospects come to the blog, not the raw traffic statistics.  "Are We Approaching the End of the Daily Deals Era?"

Public Speaking is a Risk

Manner of Speaking

Did you ever get lost, or stuck in traffic en route, and arrive too late? Did you ever have a really bad public speaking experience? For example, Did you ever forget what you wanted to say? Did you ever have trouble speaking because you were so nervous? Did the equipment ever stop working and leave you in the lurch? Did the audience ever ask questions you couldn’t answer? Did you ever lose a speech contest? Did you ever get negative feedback? Did you ever get laughed at?

Presentation structure: Why it’s smarter to put your conclusion in your opening

Speaking about Presenting

He described how it was going to be revamped and made beautiful and attract a lot more foot traffic. A long time ago I attended a presentation on ostrich farming.

A Public Speaker’s Checklist

Manner of Speaking

Estimation of time to get to the venue (accounting for traffic at that time of day). As public speakers, we should be focused on our audience and the material. The last thing we want is to be distracted because we’ve overlooked a logistical detail. Set out below is checklist of 50 things that public speakers need to remember before speaking. A few things to note about the list: It is restricted to matters of a logistical nature.

Feeling horny. Reflections on questions inspired by a Middle East taxi

The Presenter's Blog

He had a Old Testament ability to keep on miraculously parting the traffic, and once I came up out of the airline brace position, I realized that there was a definite schema to all the tooting; a schema that can be applied to asking your audience a question. by Peter Watts. Asking your audience a question can cue them back into your presentation, but if the audience aren’t expecting it, a silent collision can result.