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Using Twitter to Enhance Audience Engagement

Professionally Speaking...

. 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

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.

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.

Effective use of Twitter by businesses

Dahle Communication

I've spoken a couple of times about the importance of using Twitter correctly over the past couple of years and while some people have not learned that lesson, others are starting to. Advertising Communication Twitter

Put Twitter inside PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

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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.

How Twitter is Like Public Speaking

More than PowerPoint...

Today, I hear the same objections from clients when they talk about approaching Twitter. Stage fright is being replaced with Twitter fright. Twitter, in part, is a public speaking platform. And it's much less, of course: each Twitter utterance is limited to 140 characters.

How to Communicate with Teenagers, Pt.II

Matt Eventoff

Teenagers do not use Twitter, instead focusing on Myspace and Facebook. What I gained from all of this discussion is that, from a communications perspective, teenagers overwhelmingly prefer interactive and personal mediums of communication - texting and Facebook - rather than broadcast based mediums such as radio and Twitter (generally). As a teenager, I still have vivid memories of rushing home from wherever I was to see if my latest crush had called and left a message. .

Doomed Dictator Twitter Challenge: the sound bite winners

Max Atkinson

I've therefore decided to create a special class for 140 character Twitter entries (for which the 1st prize will be a signed copy of the shortest book I've ever written).

The growing Twitter buzz about conferences with few (or no) women speakers

The Eloquent Woman

I've long been a proponent of using Twitter to find out what audiences are thinking about public speakers , because that backchannel always reflects the best and worst of what people see on the podium when they attend conferences. What have you noticed in this discussion on Twitter?

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Integrating Twitter in your public speaking: 14 ways

The Eloquent Woman

Some time ago, a reader wrote in these questions about Twitter and its use during presentations and speeches: I'd like to know your thoughts on how to integrate your speaking with Twitter during a presentation. Elicit questions on Twitter well in advance of your talk.

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.

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

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.

Twitter Conference Ideas

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. Here are a few of the things we've been doing Twitter as Social Chat At both DevLearn and TechKnowledge , we created a hashtag and created a specific Twitter account that was the hub.

Can Speakers Use Twitter? 10 Tips to Make It Work for You… Today!

Succeed Speaking

Use Twitter Search to find speaking opportunities. This is far from the optimal way to benefit from Twitter, but if you really want to give it a try, you can. Tip: Use the advanced search to filter out unwanted results — for example, if you were searching for tweets that include “keynote speaker,&# you might. Business Strategy Marketing Social Media Tech Tools

Weiner grapples with Twitter sex scandal coverage

TJ Walker Interactive

Anthony Weiner has firmly ensnared himself in what is fast becoming Capitol Hill’s first Twitter sex scandal of sorts. Analysis Video anthony weiner Body Language Media Training twitter[link] In the span of only a few days, Rep. How has he handled the media and all the coverage that has come his way?

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.

How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Speaking and more Research TWITTER? Twitter for Business Getting Started on Twitter Professional Guides MICROSHARING eBooks Twitter Survey: Form-DMs Enterprise Microsharing Reading List PRESS Media Kits Who is @pistachio? Robert Scoble calls this taking a twitter break.

101 Top Tweets from the 2013 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I was not able to attend this year, but, like anyone who has access to Twitter, I enjoyed following the conference virtually via the hashtag #raganspeech. Business Communication Speechwriting Ragan Speechwriters Conference Top Tweets Twitter

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Twitter hires Edelman to educate users

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Twitter is a complex digital tool.    She chronicles how Twitter had been leveraged in the past, e.g. the iconic Barack Obama digital outreach in 2004, and how politicos might turn to it in fresh ways during Campaign 2012. 

How To Lose Friends And Alienate Twitter Followers: 5 Stupid Social Media Mistakes | Fast Company

Content Marketing Today

When I interviewed entrepreneur and author Guy Kawasaki recently, I chatted with him at great lengths about his Twitter publishing habits. Written by Amber Mac, Fast Company.

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Presenting to the Twitter Backchannel

More than PowerPoint...

But today, many conferences also use a Twitter backchannel to spread ideas and enhance relationships. I have to admit: there are quite a few conferences that I have NOT attended -- but I've followed the Twitter backchannel. Twitter isn't the only conference backchannel.

Twittering journalists: the much followed reluctant followers

Max Atkinson

Earlier today, I followed a link on Twitter via @MartinShovel (to whom thanks) that led me to FRIENDorFOLLOW , a useful resource that enables you to tell at a glance which of the people you're 'following' on Twitter are (or are not) following you.

Need Google Plus and Twitter content? Go old school | SEO Copywriting

Content Marketing Today

Once upon a time, long before Twitter, Google + and Facebook, there was a powerful piece of marketing collateral that’s all but ignored now. The “tips” booklet. Companies would pay a lot of money for writers to pour through their past articles and ferret out tip-worthy content.

Why Your Blog Should be Your Top Social Media Tool

Content Marketing Today

What I think is less obvious is that your blog is every bit as much a social media tool as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+. You are hidden away on Facebook and scattered all over the place on Twitter. You can't do that on Facebook and only with difficulty on Twitter.

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.

Is Twitter a Good Platform for Pitching Investors? « TJWALKER.

TJ Walker Interactive

Garrison Keillor to Retire in 2013 » Is Twitter a Good Platform for Pitching Investors? Pitching , twitter This entry was posted on March 17, 2011, 2:31 pm and is filed under Analysis , Communications , Help , Pitching , Social Media , Video , internet marketing.

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].

138 Top Tweets from the 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Speechwriting Ragan Speechwriters Conference TwitterThe annual Ragan Speechwriters Conference was held March 14 – 16, 2012 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. Over 200 professional speechwriters met for two days and attended a series of main stage keynotes and break out sessions. Unlike other Ragan Conferences I’ve attended, where I had to select a small number of “top [.].

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5 Twitter Tips to Strengthen Your Content Marketing Strategy

Content Marketing Today

You may be wondering why something as seemingly simple as Twitter causes so much confusion and consternation among business people. So too with Twitter. Happily, some terrific tools make the effective use of Twitter almost as easy as hammering in a nail. (If

#illustraTED | Duarte is Visualizing TED Talks All Week

Duarte Blog

And this time, we won’t shut down Twitter. (We Twitter: @duarte and @nancyduarte (search for #illustraTED). Delivery Diary Event News Video facebook graphic recording illustraTED summarize TED Ted in 10 TED in Ten twitter visualize

6 lessons for speakers from social media

Speak Schmeak

In my blog post, " Tweet like you mean it ," I equated Twitter with public speaking. On Twitter, your audience is called "followers;" on Facebook they're called "friends," "fans," or "likes;" and on LinkedIn they're called "connections."

Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Matt Eventoff

Below are examples of some gems that have been circulating around the web — all examples and further reminders of why you should read, re-read, and then read once more before you hit send, share or tell Twitter “what’s happening.&#.

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].

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].

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.

Drudge Report Turns to Twitter to Turn on White House - Beefs about No Tax Cuts, No Repeal of Obamacare Penalty Tax

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today, the Drudge Report's founder Matt Drudge took on the White House on Twitter. The Drudge Report is no longer the echo chamber for Trumpism rhetoric.

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