Listen to experienced speaker Sam Noble explain how she prepares for a presentation. She has a very special method using cards.
People can’t resist a story. So brands try to do storytelling. Often enough, they fail. Because stating facts isn’t a story. Maybe this Storytelling guide can help! (see more about Storytelling here) via (see more about Storytelling here)
Being the last speaker at an event can be daunting for speakers. But there are actually some big opportunities. Make being the last speaker work for you! Some call it the ‘graveyard shift’. If you are the last speaker at the conference. It’s not a strange remark. After all. If you are the last one […]
Would you like to speak at conferences, but your boss won’t let you? Here are some strategies you can use to convince your boss.
Public Speaking. Is it worth it? Does it matter? Why is it important for you, or for your business? In this article here, I talked about the importance of public speaking for your business. It definitely can make a difference to your business! But what about your personal brand. How does personal speaking help there? […]
When we speak, we try to persuade. We try to persuade the audience of our views. We try to persuade potential clients of our products or services. We try to persuade, period. But persuasion doesn’t ‘just happen’. It happens for a reason. So we should dive into the minds of those we are targeting. And […]
Why would brands, vendors or agencies take the time to go to conferences and speak? Here are five reasons for a business to do public speaking.
Many speakers have some ‘tricks up their sleeve’. Things that will help them be more memorable, or look more professional. Some of these tactics (because that is what they are) are well known. Taking the selfie with the audience. Getting interaction by asking questions, you name it. Yet some tactics might actually backfire. Without the […]
On my holiday in Thailand, I was thinking about something. Something I’ve seen way too many times in the past 10 years. I was thinking about businesses struggling to make money out of conference speaking. After my holiday I would be speaking at Brighton SEO. It’s a great conference. I was looking forward to being […]
If you want to get your audience involved in your presentation, here’s a strategy to consider: Asking for their notes. What they write down, you get.