Using Public Speaking to Increase your PR Network

Written by Ana Ventura

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Duringrepparttar deliverance of your speech or presentation, it is key that you order your points in a way that will make sense torepparttar 102128 audience. Chronological, spatial, and cause and effect ordering are a few examples of ways that work well.

Along withrepparttar 102129 points you make in your speech, good visual aids will oftentimes reinforcerepparttar 102130 ideas for your audience. An image or graph makes your key concepts much clearer forrepparttar 102131 listener.

Finally, speech deliverance is of utmost importance because let's face it-- no matter how much preparation you put into your speech, it won't matter much if you forget every word once you're up there.

The four main delivery formats used in speech making include impromptu, extemporaneous, manuscript, and memorized. If you've done all this preparation, chances are you're not giving an impromptu talk. So let's look atrepparttar 102132 other three. You already know what a memorized speech is, and you might have guessed that a manuscript is one that is simply read allowed verbatim. Extemporaneous speaking, however, involves very few notes and memorization. This is sometimes harder thanrepparttar 102133 other forms, but atrepparttar 102134 same time usually involves fewer blunders and allows for more eye contact withrepparttar 102135 audience.

Byrepparttar 102136 end of my college career, I could stand in front of fairly large audiences with enough confidence to glide through my points with ease. Granted, I did stumble across some unexpected pitfalls every now and again, butrepparttar 102137 more I spokerepparttar 102138 easier it was to gracefully ease my way out of those hairy situations.

Making pubic presentations and speaking part of your PR campaign can reinforce your image as a trustworthy and intelligent person, especially concerning whatever it is you're trying to sell. Over time, your charisma and demeanor will reflectrepparttar 102139 confidence involved in public speaking. Sales will start rolling in.

Ana Ventura specializes in helping businesses, organizations, and individuals get media coverage. She is a PR expert at DrNunley's , a site specializing in affordable publicity services. Reach Ana at or 801-328-9006.

They Called Me an Idiot! A Review of Web Etiquette

Written by Alvin Apple

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Think about it, when dealing with mistakes or service problems in person, we always try to be polite while still getting our point across, right? That is a basic social rule, but one that has been all but thrown away onrepparttar web. I have read atrocious things online that I believe never would have been spoken aloud hadrepparttar 102127 people involved been inrepparttar 102128 same room together.

Let's try to bring good old fashioned manners torepparttar 102129 web. When composing an email involving a complaint or a correction, write it as though you will be reading it aloud torepparttar 102130 person you're writing to. Yes, you want to get your point across, but do so without being nasty. When posting on a discussion board, try to keep a conversational, even-tempered tone, even if someone has attacked your statement or question. Rise aboverepparttar 102131 situation and keep things polite and decorous. If we all remember our manners,repparttar 102132 web can be a much friendlier, and more professional place.

Alvin Apple helps everyday people start businesses they will enjoy. Then he teaches them how to succeed. Read all his helpful strategies, including his latest article, "Use Hands-on Marketing to Sell Like Crazy" at Reach Alvin at 801-328-9006 or

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