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How to Attract New Customers With Public Speaking
25 September 2013

Not every inbound marketing technique today involves digital this and e-that. One of the oldest methods of attracting customers is still one of the most effective: public speaking. How can you turn public speaking into an inbound marketing tool for your business? Start by figuring out what market you’re trying to attract and what organizations they belong to. Read more…

    Record-Breaking Twitter Chat with @JillFoster – The Summary
    Business, Jill Foster, Public Speaking
    Record-Breaking Twitter Chat with @JillFoster - The Summary
    10 October 2012

    Our twitter chat with the incredible Jill Foster of Live Your Talk was record-breaking,  in more ways than one. During this chat we saw some local DC influencers who support our local events and community but are rarely able to attend. We also were able to get the most questions, ever, on on our topic: “Are You the Public Speaker You Hope to Be?”. Read more…

      No Complaining Unless You’ve Done Something About the Problem First
      Business, Public Speaking, Thursday Bram
      No Complaining Unless You've Done Something About the Problem First
      26 July 2012

      Getting more women up on stage at conferences, especially in tech fields, is important. We can all agree on that. But recently, I read a post that has got me thinking about what really needs to happen to make it happen. Read more…

        Making Your Point With a Remote Audience
        Guest Posts, Marketing and PR, Public Speaking
        Making Your Point With a Remote Audience
        29 July 2011

        Webinars continue to be a popular tool for training, marketing and product support, replacing on-site meetings and presentations. This medium is cost-effective, but it poses some unique challenges in creating a seminar that meets the needs of an audience and keeps the audience engaged for the duration. The most common mistake is taking a live presentation and trying to deliver the same content in the same manner remotely. Read more…

          3 Presentation Tips From a Product Demo
          Communication Skills, Jill Foster, Public Speaking
          3 Presentation Tips From a Product Demo
          12 April 2011

          A colleague recently shared her pre-game angst for giving a product demonstration. She felt less confident about this particular demo, especially when envisioning questions from attendees that could favor her competition vs her product. Here are 3 tips that helped her increase her sense of ease, confidence, and control. Read more…

            The Welcome Surprises of Storyboarding A Speech
            Jill Foster, Public Speaking, Women In Business
            The Welcome Surprises of Storyboarding A Speech
            24 February 2011

            [Ed: we hope you enjoy this post either by watching the video, or by reading the written summary below... These are driving questions an audience immediately wants answered when you or any speaker takes the stage to give a speech. The first question is the biggie and represents the audience's natural craving for orientation to the speaker's purpose. Read more…

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