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

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. Here are some ways of incorporating a backchannel during your presentation or training event: ask a question and have the audience respond on Twitter, enabling all to see each other's comments. The Audience Twitter backchannel New York Times Twitter

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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. Keynote Tweet allows you put your tweet wrapped in [twitter] tags in the presenter notes pane for that slide and when you click onto that slide, the tweet gets published. Monitoring Twitter feedback. Voting with Twitter. also have the ability to conduct a vote with Twitter.

Put Twitter inside PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

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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].

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. It didn't surprise me that much, but it was still neat to see someone was at least using twitter to be an interactive voice for a gas station. Advertising Communication Twitter

5 Ways To Integrate Twitter Into Your Presentations

Professionally Speaking...

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.

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.

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].

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. If the networking game went along as it should be played, then about six months later, you would receive a direct message from X company about its services or products.    But the game isn't being played that way.

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?

Professionally Speaking...

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.

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].

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. That makes the backchannel more inclusive – no Twitter-divide – and allows the backchannel to become a lot more intimate amongst conference attendees. No Twitter integration.

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.&# In summary, ‘ sharing resources’ and ‘communicating with others’ were the most important uses of twitter for these respondents. 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. Some people started using Twitter as a way to spam you with their 500 random thoughts that day or the 700 links they found that day. I've gotten back onto Twitter, I no longer have people clogging up my feed and I am communicating on twitter again.

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. This is because: Twitter users won’t have to be concerned about overwhelming their followers with a series of presentation-specific tweets. Twitter integration (introduced on 30 October). Twitter integration.

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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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.

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. We recall all that with the glove in the O.J. Simpson criminal trial. On Abovethelaw.com , lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino reports on a cool trend. Lawyers are putting the words to song tunes on #LawyerASong.

Pope Starts Personal Twitter Account

TJ Walker Interactive

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Twitter is Going Public | Media Training Rules for Twitter

TJ Walker Interactive

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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. " To me, and a lot of people who are annoyed with all of the junk that comes with facebook, Twitter is better. Tags: Communication Facebook Presentation Zen Presentations Seth Godin Twitter

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

Twitter and More - Influence Game in Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

2019 is about The Twittering of Everything. BusinessInsider reports that the stock market punished Twitter. And, most significantly, in a game increasingly about advertising demand and revenue, Twitter's advertising growth is at 17%. If it isn't posted on that social network it doesn't exist. And both those doing the posting and that social network may have tremendous influence. (Or, Or, maybe not.).

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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

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. Twitter can also allow the conversation to continue after the conference. …looking around the room, more people are watching the twitter screen than are listening to Arthur’s great preso.

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.

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

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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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. Now you can put several Twitter tools to work for you. Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon and Roger Pike discuss various tools from the Twitter Toolbox.

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. Now you can put several Twitter tools to work for you. Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon and Roger Pike discuss various tools from the Twitter Toolbox.

Repetition is the Key - Using Twitter as an example

Dahle Communication

This can apply to Twitter as well. In fact, I am going to use twitter in two ways to describe what I am talking about. First off, lets look at how to use Twitter to promote certain sites or posts of your own and then using Twitter enough times to emphasize how repetition is used to increase web traffic. First off, lets look at how people use Twitter to promote their sites. If you have ever followed people on Twitter you notice a couple of things.

Twitter Took Time to Tackle

Duarte Blog

This blog post is written in blocks of text each under 140 characters because that’s how #twitter works. When I first signed on with @oreillymedia , they had me work with a young social media gal and insisted I open a #twitter and #Facebook account. When I told them I’m busy, they said that @timoreilly uses #twitter on the toilet. Garr @presentationzen pointed me to posterous.com where I twitter pics from my phone.

Kennedy Brand Wobbles - Ed Markey's Busy-Bee Band of Twitters/DMers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Senate seat in Massachusetts leveraged social network Twitter and DM (direct messaging). The genius of young politico Barack Obama was to recognize the power of mobile technology. He got it: It could connect directly with voters - and raise money.

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Presenting with Twitter - Free Ebook

More than PowerPoint...

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. Discuss -- how will the Twitter backchannel change the way you plan & present today? Tags: Presentation Twitter

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. Tags: Communication Presentations Public Speaking Twitter A little over a week ago I was at a beautiful outdoor wedding. The entire wedding party was dressed nice and very classy. Sadly, one of the guests was not.

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.

Embrace Church 'Embracing' New Technology - How Twitter can be used for good

Dahle Communication

There have been numerous articles and blogs written about Twitter over the past year. I have commented several times about twitter and how it can be used for good. This is why he has encouraged his parishioners to use twitter during the service. Let's not shrink away from feedback and twitter, but embrace it (no pun intended). Tags: Communication Twitter via www.keloland.com.

Is Twitter Getting too big? A lesson for your speeches

Dahle Communication

A recent post by Brett Duncan of Marketing In Progress really made me think about twitter. When discussing the growth of twitter he states " Early adopters like a product as long as they are the early adopters for it. Is Twitter getting too big? I am guessing that those who are invested in the growth of twitter would say no, but I think it is a fair question. I have to admit, I wasn't sure what I would think of Twitter.