Want your data to go viral? Make it visual.

Duarte Blog

How do you turn an academic report into a viral video? Strategy Video Brian Dennehy Long Island Index Rauch Foundation RSA statistics viral video visualizeThe Rauch Foundation challenged Duarte to solve this puzzle as they re-launched the Long Island Index in January.

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Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Matt Eventoff

More importantly, even without search, what you post can leave your immediate universe of friends and followers, and in some cases, even go viral. Breaking news… Social media is in fact… Social! Social Media outlets are not diaries, confidants or private/confidential conversations.

5 Patterns of Popular TED Talks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Ever wondered why some TED talk recordings on YouTube gather a respectable few hundred thousand views while other go viral and attract many millions?

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Stan Grant’s Speech on Racism in Australia

Manner of Speaking

The video of that speech has been released and it has gone viral. Stan Grant, an indigenous Australian journalist, gave a speech in October 2015 at a debate on racism in Australia. Several people are touting it as the Australian … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech Australia Commoratio Epistrophe public speaking racism Stan Grant

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‘Binders Full Of Women’: Mitt Romney’s Comment Goes Viral (VIDEO) Huffpo

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized 'binders comment full goes mitt of Politics romney's Video viral women

Your Op-Ed Goes Viral With Contrarian Angle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since it went out there in cyberspace, it has been viral. Recently, the major news story in the distressed legal sector was this: BigLaw was awarding associates record bonuses, at least the largest since the industry crashed in 2007. All media picked it up.

Public Speaking : VIRAL MARKETING

Great Public Speaking

What many people don't know is that viral marketing is REALLY GOOD! Viral marketing means that one or more of your marketing efforts "spreads" like a virus. You can stimulate the viral spreading of your marketing efforts. Use viral marketing and watch your marketing message spread fast Everyone knows that a computer virus is bad. Here's a very effective way.

Sen Mitch McConnell becomes a Viral Video Star | Communication Skills

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized communication skills

The Blog Post Went Viral: A case study

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

First of all, let me tell you what likely no SEO expert will:  There are no formulas for why one blog post will go viral and along the way pick up links from brandname media and one will wither with about six page views.    Minimalism goes a long way to viral.

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"Quan Jue" - Posts which go viral, keep on giving (3 SEO tips)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  On my legal blog, this post has gone viral and it contines to keep giving in terms of traffic. Notice the headline: It contains the phrase "Quan Jue," which in North Korea means "execution by dogs." "  Also, that phrase is tied to a current event.

THE DAILY CALLER - When its content goes viral

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  On the web influence comes only one way:  When a piece goes viral.  For a conservative web publication, THE DAILY CALLER  is amazing in its graphics, tone, and content.    Tucker Carlson has become a digital migrant.    But that's not enough to make it a force of influence.    That makes it quoted, deconstructed, and championed or opposed. 

Public Speaking Delivery Drama – Two Lessons

Matt Eventoff

This video has gone viral, appeared, and continues to appear, everywhere in the world of politics – blogs, articles, columns, talk shows, and might be the most talked about political speech in the past two years.

From Cafeteria Speeches to Million Dollar Business with Scott Stratten

Speaker Launcher

Scott also spent close to a decade running one of the most successful viral video agencies in the world before solely focusing on speaking at events for companies like PepsiCo, Adobe, IBM, and Microsoft when they need help navigating their way through the landscape of business disruption. The path to a successful speaking business isn’t always the same for everyone. Let’s use Scott Stratten as an example.

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Winning the Story Wars – Jonah Sachs is Leading the Charge

Duarte Blog

His company has created viral videos like the Meatrix and The Story of Stuff , and the success of videos like these strengthened his belief in the importance of story. We were thrilled to welcome author Jonah Sachs for a visit to the shop.

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5 books that capture commencement speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

Rowling in a now-viral Harvard commencement address. Wear Sunscreen: A Primer for Real Life was a Chicago Tribune column by Mary Schmich that went viral--and was falsely attributed to author Kurt Vonnegut, a frequent commencement speaker.

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Yes, But It Was Only a Quiet Two Million

More than PowerPoint...

But it’s not a viral video. Back in 2007, I quickly tossed up a YouTube instructional video. It took me about a half hour to make the 4:46 minute video. Today, the video will reach its 2 millionth view. It’s not hip or trendy.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Here's what I shared in the week just past: Don't fall for silencers: A fierce look at all the ways we continue to get women to second-guess their speech , firing back at the most recent, a viral article suggesting women stop saying "just" so much.

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3 Speaking Skills That Will Help You Communicate Data

Duarte Blog

In her interview with The Washington Post, Van Edwards explains the talks, “that went viral and became wildly popular featured speakers who used their hands the most.” Have you ever had lunch with a genius?

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For #EarthDay, 9 famous speeches by women on the environment

The Eloquent Woman

The video went beyond viral--then was censored by the Chinese government.

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The Visual Thinking Revolution is Here!

Duarte Blog

Viral channels spread the word—and pictures. We are in the midst of a “Visual Thinking Revolution” and leaders in all types of organizations are embracing visual thinking as a literacy of the future. Source: MBA Career Service Professionals (click to enlarge).

Famous Speech Friday: California State Senator Janet Nguyen's silencing

The Eloquent Woman

Because all that was caught on video (below), it quickly went viral. Maybe we should change this to Famous Silencing Friday? Yet another woman legislator--this time, a Republican state senator in California--was silenced mid-speech on the floor of her legislature in late February.

8 famous speeches by young women in The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

It''s a decidedly feminist speech and one that went viral with her positive focus on education for girls and boys everywhere.

Famous Speech Friday: Minister Teresa MacBain "I am an Atheist"

The Eloquent Woman

In fact, MacBain did see negative media coverage and comments online and in person, as well as a video that quickly went viral.

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A powerful narrative in transformation (redux)

Presentation Zen

This video went viral and has touched the lives of many in a short time. Canadian poet and writer Shane Koyczan 's To This Day was featured below a few weeks ago because it's an excellent personal narrative amplified by its visual presentation.

Happy, Healthy, & Educated: A TEDx Talk on Hackschooling

Presentation Zen

This video was posted almost a year ago and went viral soon after, but just in case you have not see it yet I''m posting it here. 13-year old Logan Laplante shares how hacking his education is helping him achieve his goals.

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The Eloquent Woman Index hits 200 famous speeches by women!

The Eloquent Woman

That seeming nuance allows me to include speeches from non-famous women whose words go viral, as well as prominent women whose speeches have an impact.

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New! 2 workshops on creating a TED-quality talk set for January 2016

The Eloquent Woman

I've spent much of the past five years coaching more than 100 speakers who've been featured on the TEDMED stage, at TEDx conferences around the world, or on TED.com to give proper TED talks.and many more to give talks in the style of TED.

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Rebecca Black: Public Speaking & Life Lessons from a 13-Year-Old Pop Sensation

DeFinis Communications

After her music video Friday was produced and released on March 14, 2011, it went viral on YouTube. The point is that this young girl made a video that went viral, most people dislike it, and yet she has still fallen into the arms of success. Have you heard of Rebecca Black yet? If not, you probably will soon. She is a thirteen-year-old girl whose parents hired Ark Music Factory to produce a music video for her. If you haven’t seen it, here it is.

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Famous Speech Friday: Kerry Washington on the risk of public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

You can read the speech on BuzzFeed, which helped this one go viral. No one who watches her intrigues in Scandal would be surprised to hear that actress Kerry Washington gave a speech about a speech she didn''t give.

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Famous Speech Friday: Emma Watson's United Nations 'feminist' speech

The Eloquent Woman

The speech was decidedly feminist, and went viral worldwide. Sometimes, when considering famous speeches by women to put here on Famous Speech Friday, I act quickly. Other times, I wait--more by instinct than any other factor.

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LinkedIn News - Hot Hangout for Networking, Having Profiles Viewed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yes, Tweets can go viral. Is Twitter yesterday? Maybe. At least for professional networking and having employers and prospective clients learn more about us. The hot hangout seems to be LinkedIn News.

How to handle an ambush? With respect

The Presenter's Blog

Unfortunately, just as for Paul Ryan back in March , the trick went wrong, thanks to the wonders of the internet and viral videos. In fairness to Representative King, he was trapped.

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Tipsters: Can you contribute to Famous Speech Friday? Here's how

The Eloquent Woman

Every Famous Speech Friday post meets certain criteria, so when you suggest an idea or propose a guest post for the series, here's what we will want to see: Why the speech is famous: Whether it went viral on YouTube or changed the way a nation behaved, tell us what makes this a famous speech.

5 famous speeches by women that made secrets public

The Eloquent Woman

The video of her statement went viral, and it's easy to see why this forthright speech resonated with so many, in the hall and beyond it. It's one thing to slip up and spill the beans in a conversation. But sharing a secret in a speech is a bold, risky and very public move.

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7 famous speeches by women on religion from The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

Methodist minister Teresa McBain used a speech to reveal that she is an atheist , prompting the video of her remarks to go viral, and a flood of positive and negative comments along with it. The Eloquent Woman Index collects the Famous Speech Friday posts you see here every week.

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Famous Speech Friday: Viola Davis accepts an historic 2017 Oscar

The Eloquent Woman

Start strong, and with a surprise: I can't say it better than this take on the speech in The Atlantic : "Davis’s speech quickly went viral and received wide acclaim for a lot of reasons, and prime among them was simply good writing.

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Famous Speech Friday: Jennifer Granholm's 2005 tribute to Rosa Parks

The Eloquent Woman

It's a short eulogy, but she brought down the house at the Greater Grace Temple Church in Detroit, and the speech went viral shortly after the event. We've said it before: Jennifer Granholm is a rock star of public speaking.

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Famous Speech Friday: Chai Jing's "Under the Dome" Documentary

The Eloquent Woman

Viral doesn't even begin to describe this spring's wild ride for Chai Jing's "Under the Dome," a 104-minute documentary on air pollution in China. The video debuted on Chinese websites on February 28, 2015.

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Famous Speech Friday: Severn Suzuki's 1992 UN Earth Summit speech

The Eloquent Woman

Five minutes later, she'd delivered a speech that's still going viral , popularly known online as "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes."

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250,000 Visits

Manner of Speaking

I didn’t expect to reach it so soon; however, the previous post with the quote by Homer Simpson seems to have gone mildly viral, gathering 15,000 views in three days. (Go Sometime last night, Manner of Speaking passed the quarter-of-a-million mark for site visits. Go figure, my most popular post comes courtesy of Homer Simpson. D’oh!). My sincere thanks to all of you who have visited this blog. It has been a pleasure writing it.