W WRITING! In my first column on this subject, I presented the idea that everyone should build a strong EXPERT Stool. (If you haven't read it, the Back Story to this Marketing Plan is worth the read! HERE) The goal is to be able, when appropriate, to tell prospects, and folks who want to know more about you - GOOGLE Read More
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Your EXPERT Stool: The First Leg is. . .
A SPEAKING! In my last column, I presented the idea that everyone should build a strong EXPERT Stool. (If you haven't read it, the Back Story to this Marketing Plan is worth the read! HERE) The goal is to be able, when appropriate, to tell prospects, and folks who want to know more about you - GOOGLE Me! That two Read More
Want to Know More? GOOGLE Me!
G I’ll bet that two word phrase, especially if said with a little “Attitude” (Good Attitude!) would grab your attention like it did mine when I first heard it. It turned out to be the spark that ignited building a marketing plan with that phrase, GOOGLE Me! being its centerpiece. Understanding what had to be done Read More
Video: Many People Have the Fear of Public Speaking
F The Fear of Public Speaking That's a Problem! Video Transcript Fred Miller, "NO SWEAT Public Speaking!" This is the first in a series of videos about the Fear of Public Speaking. Picture this. It’s Monday morning. Your boss calls you into his office and says, “Bobby, as you know, this Friday is the most Read More
Speakers at the Conventions Were Given. . .
T The Opportunity of a Lifetime! Depending upon their time slot, speakers at the recent National Political Conventions, were seen and heard by thousands to millions of people. What an amazing time to showcase themselves and their presentation skills! What a fantastic item to add to their resumes! My mantra Read More
You DON’T Make Presentations!?
YOU Really? What's your response to the following questions? Have you ever had a passion for something and wanted to promote it? Has anyone ever asked you to explain how to do something? your opinion on a political or environmental issue? Do you sell products or services? Are you the person Customer Read More
WHY Tag Lines are Great for. . .
Tag Presentations and Elevator Speeches. They should have Great Tag Lines! A Tag Line is a catchphrase or slogan often used at the end of an advertisement or commercial. They are great for selling products and services because they keep the brand's name front and center in the minds of customers and prospects. The Close Read More
Great Athletes Have Coaches. Great Speakers Should, Also!
O Great Speakers should have Coaches! Many of us are watching the Olympics. If you've paid attention to the commentators and interviews with athletes, the word "Coach" comes up again and again. Many give credit for outstanding performances to the Coaches. After receiving her Gold Medal, American gymnast Aly Read More
Speakers: Make a Point – Tell a Story!
A Make a Point - Tell a Story! That's the Formula for the Body of a Presentation. • Make a Point - Tell a Story that supports that Point. • Three to Five Points Per Presentation. • * Example - Personal Stories are Best. We love stories, don't we? Before people put ink on paper, stories were one of the best ways to Read More
Here’s a Stand-Up Idea! Get a Standing Desk
S Standing Desk! We're all familiar with the expression, "I think better on my feet." I know I do, and believe many agree. Positively, speakers perform better when on their feet vs. sitting. As stated, I agree, and made a decision to do something about it in my home office about month ago. I'm happy to report it is Read More