Don’t be like Twitter

Manner of Speaking

I am a long-time user of Twitter. Although Twitter has struggled in recent years to grow, especially when compared to … Continue reading → Slide Presentation PowerPoint presentations public speaking Slide Presentations TwitterThe microblogging platform has allowed me to connect with people around the world, learn new things and share my ideas.

Using Twitter to Enhance Audience Engagement

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. There's an intriguing article in this morning's New York Times about elementary and secondary school educators using Twitter or other " backchannels " in the classroom to increase student involvement and participation. The Audience Twitter backchannel New York Times Twitter

Flirting with Twitter

The Communication Blog

Here's an interesting list of things to do if you want to flirt using Twitter. flirting relationships TwitterIn today's world, for good or ill, you need to be technologically savvy to flirt, to relate. link] [link].

10 tools for presenting with Twitter

Speaking about Presenting

Crafting a set of tweets for the main points of your presentation and then tweeting them as you make those points in your live presentation is a great way to be part of the Twitter conversation. Monitoring Twitter feedback. Voting with Twitter.

Put Twitter inside PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

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Reasons to use Twitter

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Some people say they can’t see the point of Twitter. Here’s some reasons to use Twitter. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Twitter Why bother? Image generated by [link].

Reasons to use Twitter

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Some people say they can’t see the point of Twitter. Here’s some reasons to use Twitter. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Twitter Why bother? Image generated by [link].

Powerpoint Twitter Magic – now you can tweet from PowerPoint

Speaking about Presenting

In my post 10 tools for presenting with Twitter , I lamented that there was no easy-to-use way of posting tweets from within PowerPoint. Go to Timo’s PowerPoint Twitter page to download the add-in. Type [twitter] before your tweet and [/twitter] after your tweet.

Twitter Scams

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You get a notice from Twitter: X company is following you. It's  Twitter Scams.  You do what the experts in social networks tell you to do. That is, you indicate that you will follow that company.

Reasons to use Twitter

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Some people say they can’t see the point of Twitter. Here’s some reasons to use Twitter. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Twitter Why bother? Image generated by [link].

Twitter at Conferences: Beyond Q&A

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Twitter is increasingly used as a way of engaging the audience beyond the usual moderated Q&A session. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Silicon Valley Brand Forum Twitter Twubs Comments and questions are projected onscreen during a panel discussion. Here’s an example from the Silicon Valley Brand Forum where the event ended with a panel discussion. Comments and questions from the auditorium as well as people following along [.].

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Twitter at Conferences: Beyond Q&A

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Twitter is increasingly used as a way of engaging the audience beyond the usual moderated Q&A session. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Silicon Valley Brand Forum Twitter Twubs Comments and questions are projected onscreen during a panel discussion. Here’s an example from the Silicon Valley Brand Forum where the event ended with a panel discussion. Comments and questions from the auditorium as well as people following along [.].

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Lawyers on Twitter

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's no surprise they are making recreational use of Twitter. Attorney Southern District New York Preet Bharara is flashing his humor on his Twitter site @preetbharara. Lawyers are highly verbal. And trained to have their way with a catchy phrase.

5 Ways To Integrate Twitter Into Your Presentations

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In a previous post, I explored common concerns about Twitter usage in presentations and concluded that Twitter offers many benefits in terms of audience involvement and engagement. However, seeing the benefits of using Twitter and being able to incorporate it effectively into your presentation are two very different things. So let's take a look at some best practices for integrating Twitter into a live presentation.

The two best alternatives to Twitter as a presentation backchannel

Speaking about Presenting

However, if you plan to use a backchannel proactively in your presentation, it may be better to use a backchannel tool other than Twitter. This is because: Twitter users won’t have to be concerned about overwhelming their followers with a series of presentation-specific tweets.

New survey: How people are using Twitter at conferences

Speaking about Presenting

Only 41 people responded to the survey (the url for the survey was circulated using twitter and the conference hashtag). The purpose of the survey was to “understand the motivational aspects of the use of Twitter during conferences.&# Twitter can be distracting.

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Communicating with Twitter - don't waste the opportunity

Dahle Communication

 For a while last year I really got into Twitter. I could find them on Twitter and have periodic conversations with them about great blogs we had seen or a great website and anything in-between. Anyone can get onto Twitter and attempt to "communicate" with other people.

How to present with Twitter and other backchannels

Speaking about Presenting

Presenting with Twitter can be challenging. Just about every week a new story of a speaker getting roasted on Twitter makes waves in the blogosphere. I’ve written a free eBook “How to present with Twitter (and other backchannels)&# to help you avoid that fate. “Don’t get caught without Olivia Mitchell’s just-in-time guide to the technology, tips and tactics speakers need to navigate the Twitter backchannel when they’re presenting.

The two best alternatives to Twitter as a presentation backchannel

Speaking about Presenting

Note: This post was updated on 30 October to reflect TodaysMeet introducing Twitter integration. However, if you plan to use a backchannel proactively in your presentation, it may be better to use a backchannel tool other than Twitter. Twitter integration (introduced on 30 October).

Twitter Hashtags and Meeting Presentations

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Big shout-out to Doug for nailing the details on how to use Twitter and other social media before, during and after a speaker makes a presentation at a meeting. Twitter can reflect true value for any meeting, event, or education class as long as the meeting planner understands first what a hashtag represents, and second how [.]. Tags: Social Media Doug Devitre Twitter

Pope Starts Personal Twitter Account

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A Twitter Lesson from Ryan Seacrest

Succeed Speaking

Following up on yesterday’s post with 10 ways speakers can use Twitter in their speaking business, check out a couple of recent tweets from Ryan Seacrest, host of American Idol: If you follow that link in his tweet, you’re taken to this post on his site which has the video clip and says: Watch how. Marketing Social Media Twitter for Speakers

Twitter is Going Public | Media Training Rules for Twitter

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Twitter vs Facebook - Why Simplicity Matters

Dahle Communication

Both of us are spending a lot more time on Twitter. In fact, Twitter's growth in the past year was 1,382 percent! Seth Godin (who actually doesn't Twitter, but I am sure people wished he did) has a great blog this morning on what is better.

Trendspotting: Audiences using Twitter during presentations

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

As I noted in February, word is that presenters now need to be aware that audiences might be using Twitter to discuss their speech while it is in progress. There’s more on the implications from Mark Ivey who has a useful article on How Speakers Can Manage Twitter- and Live to Talk About it. Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Mark Ivey Twitter

Robert Mercer, Twitter Bots & Politics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report headlines with a mastermind and funding source behind Donald Trump's obsession with Twitter - or, more specifically, Twitter bots. Through this know-how and money, Trump can leverage the power of millions of Twitter bots to influence public opinion.

Olivia Mitchell on Twitter and presenting

Speak Schmeak

Olivia Mitchell facilitates the discussion on how to incorporate Twitter into your presentations! Olivia Mitchell: Using Twitter in presentations from Lisa Braithwaite on Vimeo. Here are some of Olivia's blog posts on using Twitter during presentations.

Ron Paul Twitter Post backfires

Dahle Communication

This is probably what Ron Paul is thinking this morning after the following was posted on his twitter account : @JonHuntsman we found your one Iowa voter, he's in Linn precinct 5 you might want to call him and say thanks. This is a problem with Twitter in that you can post your thoughts instantly without thinking about it. What we can all learn though is, we have to be careful when we use Twitter - especially if we are running for President Ever had that one idea.

TWITTER IN PRESENTATIONS.LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT?

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With the explosion in popularity of microblogging tools like Twitter , presenters are now faced with the possibility, or even likelihood, that some members of their audience will be tweeting (posting on Twitter) during the presentation. Even without Twitter, you run the risk that your audience won't pay attention to you. Interestingly, however, some research suggests that the audience may be even more engaged when there is a Twitter backchannel in a presentation.

Twitter at Conferences: Beyond Q&A

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Twitter is increasingly used as a way of engaging the audience beyond the usual moderated Q&A session. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Silicon Valley Brand Forum Twitter Twubs Comments and questions are projected onscreen during a panel discussion. Here’s an example from the Silicon Valley Brand Forum where the event ended with a panel discussion. Comments and questions from the auditorium as well as people following along [.].

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Should you display the live twitter stream on a large screen?

Speaking about Presenting

Twitter is now a reality at many conferences. Now the question is: should you display a live twitter stream on a large screen so that everyone (not just the tweeters) in the audience can see it? Having twitter on a large screen can enrich the conference experience.

Snap + Twitter - Facebook's Social Dominance In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Both Snap and Twitter have learned how to make money. For Twitter, it's being the perfect platform for extreme verbal combat. Unlike Twitter, it's no fun. In itself, that has enhanced their credibility.

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Ron Paul Twitter Post backfires

Dahle Communication

This is probably what Ron Paul is thinking this morning after the following was posted on his twitter account : @JonHuntsman we found your one Iowa voter, he's in Linn precinct 5 you might want to call him and say thanks. This is a problem with Twitter in that you can post your thoughts instantly without thinking about it. What we can all learn though is, we have to be careful when we use Twitter - especially if we are running for President Ever had that one idea.

How to: Create an account on Twitter

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Is everyone at the local coffee shop telling you that you should be on Twitter? Twitter drives people crazy. Twitter is a tool that [.]. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Technology Practical social networking Social Networking Twitter Are you new to Social Networking? They can’t see what the point is. Think of it as a micro blogging tool - you can post and read brief (140 character) text posts.

How to: Create an account on Twitter

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Is everyone at the local coffee shop telling you that you should be on Twitter? Twitter drives people crazy. Twitter is a tool that [.]. Tags: Business Communication Technology Practical social networking Social Media Social Networking Twitter Are you new to Social Networking? They can’t see what the point is. Think of it as a micro blogging tool - you can post and read brief (140 character) text posts.

Podcast: Twitter Toolbox

Communication Steroids

Twitter is an incredible broadcast and communication tool. Now you can put several Twitter tools to work for you. Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike discuss various tools from the Twitter Toolbox. Twitter is an incredible broadcast and communication tool.

Podcast: Twitter Toolbox

Communication Steroids

Twitter is an incredible broadcast and communication tool. Now you can put several Twitter tools to work for you. Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike discuss various tools from the Twitter Toolbox. Twitter is an incredible broadcast and communication tool.

Video: Practical Social Networking - Twitter and Integrating Social Networks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

We ask why all the fuss about Twitter? Tags: Social Media Practical social networking Twitter Webinar This week Jim and I will be hosting the final webinar in the series on Practical Social Networking at 5:00pm Pacific Time on Wednesday September 30th. We’ve created a brief video to give you a taste of what we’ll cover in-depth in the full one hour webinar. In the [.].

Video: Practical Social Networking - Twitter and Integrating Social Networks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

We ask why all the fuss about Twitter? Tags: Social Media Practical social networking Twitter Webinar This week Jim and I will be hosting the final webinar in the series on Practical Social Networking at 5:00pm Pacific Time on Wednesday September 30th. We’ve created a brief video to give you a taste of what we’ll cover in-depth in the full one hour webinar. In the [.].

Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos Suspended Forever From Twitter

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Milo Yiannopoulos, the tech editor at conservative news site Breitbart and a pretty notorious internet troll, has been suspended from Twitter for the final time. The tipping point in this had been Yiannopoulos' ring-leading a massive attack on Twitter of actress Leslie Jones.

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Presenting with Twitter - Free Ebook

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The Twitter backchannel is changing the way speakers deliver presentations. Twitter is also changing the way conference planners promote and manage events. The comprehensive ebook, How to present with Twitter (and other backchannels) is available today for free download.

5 tips from my Twitter collection

PowerPoint Tips

I’ve been posting two tips from my site a day on Twitter. If you’re not on Twitter, here are 5 of them that you might enjoy: How many bullets should I put on a slide? (OK, What, you’re not following me there yet? Go follow me , I’ll wait here.). OK, I admit, it’s a trick question!). Export all text in a #PowerPoint file to repurpose or redo. Play music throughout a #presentation. Create a slide list in #PowerPoint. Use it when you deliver.

Know who you are following on Twitter - don't just use Keywords

Dahle Communication

Keep this in mind: this was the first time I have probably talked about weddings the entire time I've been on Twitter. Twitter is the same way: make sure you understand who you are following if you want to engage in the community.