Public Speaking Tips : How to Close a Public Speech

Learn great closing remarks to make in public speaking from a professional public speaker. Expert: Scott Ginsberg Contact: www.himynameisscott.com Bio: Scott Ginsberg is an author of five books, a professional speaker, and the only person in the world who wears a name tag 24-7 to make people friendlier. Filmmaker: Ross Safronoff Video Rating: 4 / … Read more

Public Speaking Tips: How to Prepare a Public Speech

Learn how to prepare for public speaking engagements in this free video lesson from a professional public speaker. Expert: Scott Ginsberg Contact: www.himynameisscott.com Bio: Scott Ginsberg is an author of five books, a professional speaker, and the only person in the world who wears a name Learn how to prepare for public speaking engagements in … Read more

Persuasive Writing: 3 Useful Persuasive Writing Tips for Beginners

Persuasive writing can be a bit of a challenge, especially for beginners. Unlike descriptive essays, persuasive articles have a mission to convince readers about a certain issue or subject.

This kind of article also takes on a more serious tone. Some of the more popular choices range from policy to politics.

There are key characteristics of persuasive writing every beginner must know. These notes will help you ease into the role of a persuasive writer easily – without any unnecessary problems.

1) Open strong.

Persuasive writing doesn’t require a lot of flowery words as much as it requires you to make strong statements.

Actually, it is your first statement that will set the tone for the rest of the article. If your first statement is weak and wobbly, how can you possibly convince your readers to read the rest of your piece?

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Public Speaking Tips : How to Use Openers in Public Speaking

Learn the different ways you can begin a public speech in this free video lesson from a professional public speaker. Expert: Scott Ginsberg Contact: www.himynameisscott.com Bio: Scott Ginsberg is an author of five books, a professional speaker, and the only person in the world who wears a name tag 24-7 to make people friendlier. Filmmaker: … Read more

Public Speaking: Giving a Great Speech : Public Speaking Tips: Visualizing Success

Fear of public speaking is one of the greatest fears of people all over the world. Visualize success before giving a speech with tips from a communications specialist in this free public speaking video. Expert: Tracy Goodwin Bio: Tracy has a masters in corporate communication and ten years experience in professional speaking. Filmmaker: MAKE | … Read more

Public Speaking: How To Introduce Other Speakers

Many clubs and organizations rotate the important role of introducing other speakers at their meetings. If you are relatively inexperienced at public speaking this is a great opportunity to practice and build your confidence.

When introducing other speakers you are aiming to create a favorable environment for them to present. If the right words are chosen you can put the audience into a receptive mood to listen. On the other hand a poor choice can leave the audience bored and restless.

Introductions are as different as the individuals involved. In presenting public speakers, each requires a separate approach, in the same way each hole in golf course is played a little differently from the other seventeen holes. Whether you get a high platform rating or a low golf score depends on the approach you chose.

The following tips will help you choose your approach to boost your platform score:

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Public Speaking Tips: Giving a Great Speech – Know the Audience

The audience for a speech will determine the topic and formality of the speech. Know and analyze the audience for a speech with tips from a communications specialist in this free public speaking video. Expert: Tracy Goodwin  has a masters in corporate communication and ten years experience in professional speaking. Filmmaker: MAKE | MEDIA Related … Read more

Presentations Vs Public Speaking: Which is Which?

They’re the same thing, aren’t they?

Sure, there are lots in common – both need to be heard, both need to be seen as credible etc. so many of the skills of one are transferable to the other – but on that basis, trucks and cars are the same too: both need to steer, carry things, accelerate and brake. In reality of course, you’d not use a car to carry a few tonnes of rubble and you’d not use a truck to pop down to the shops.

So what are the elements in common, what are those elements which are unique to each and – perhaps most importantly – what happens when you use the wrong tool for the job? Let me say at the outset that I’m not sure there’s a definitive answer to any of these questions and some of the definitions I’m going to use are simply mine, formed to give a handy vocabulary for the discussion.

That said then, (for me) presentations tend to be more likely to be technical and detailed, perhaps to a smaller, more involved audience. Examples would perhaps include things like making progress reports on a piece of research to the agency who has commissioned that research: there’s a specific, detailed agenda, such as whether or not you’re on timetable, over budget, making progress etc. as well as the presentation of the results of the research itself. It’s likely that the commissioning agency will be at least partially responsible for the agenda in these circumstances. In short a presentation is likely to be more technical, detailed and interactive.

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Public Speaking, Movement and Gesture (Highlights) – 1940s

This film is pure nostalgia and great fun! Great for training in the office as an ice-breaker (Oh, the things we had to do in the days before powerpoint! planetaryskin.org/cash-loans-no-faxing This early Coronet film takes us through the basics of effective public speaking, with its focus on body posture and gestures. There is some very … Read more

Effective Public Speaking – Five Ways to Captivate your Listeners

Public speaking is all about effective communication, whether this is on an auditorium stage, in a small room or a huge arena. Gaining then holding the favorable attention of your listeners are the keys here.

Once you’ve worked out what you want to say, conquered your fear of speaking in public, and brushed up your skills to actually present your ideas, the all-important next step is to captivate your audience.

Here are five ways to captivate your listeners:

1 – Instantly gain your audience’s favorable interest by using an attention-grabbing opener. This can be a question, statement or a personal anecdote that is in context. Select something that would appeal to, and not embarrass,

your listeners. Find out something about your audience that they may not expect you to know or acknowledge. So, if it is at a convention then ask questions of your convener, beforehand, as to what’s the current convention theme, or “buzz”, then refer to it. Do not try jokes or allude to rumor as this will surely offend somebody. Remember you are to gain the favorable attention of your listeners, not unfavorable.

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