A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking: From Conversation to Consensus

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Introduction, What is a Pocket Guide To Public Speaking

Public speaking is without a doubt one of the most difficult tasks for many people. It’s only natural that somebody could feel scared about what’s to come; however, with some preparation and finding the right materials, it’s quite possible to become excellent at public speaking. I want to stress the word “finding” since most people don’t know where to start. The first thing that needs to be done is researching and learning about the public speaking subject matter. After finding out what it is you want to speak about, prepare a book from various different books and articles on the topic so that you can have a general idea of what your speech will be about. The next step is choosing your audience. This can be tricky for some people, especially in high school when there are so many topics to choose from every day. If this is the case, think of a variety of different audiences and research what they like to hear. Also think about who your audience might be and how old they are. The more you know about them, the better your speech will go.
After deciding who your audience is, decide if you want to have a general speech or be more specific about what you’re trying to say. A general speech is more for giving an overview of the subject matter whereas a more specific speech is usually used when there are specific things that you want to talk about, or if you need to explain in detail something that may not be easily understood. These speeches for me, tend to be much harder than general speeches since the audience has small knowledge about the subject and you have to give them all the information they need.

a pocket guide to public speaking
a pocket guide to public speaking

How To Get A Good Podcast Episode in 10 Easy Steps

There are various ways to get a podcast episode out into the world and they can be achieved in less than ten steps. A good example of this would be the following: Step 1: Get a Podcast Feed Using the Ask.FM website, you can check out the member’s podcasts. It has a simple interface; all you have to do is input the podcast feed into it and it then produces the list of podcasts that you can get. The more popular one would be Podcast411. The first thing you must do is create an account with Ask.FM and submit an article or request for a new podcast episode. From there, your profile will be submitted to Podcast411. After that, it will automatically appear on their site and other sites like iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Soundcloud, etc..
“The best podcast website that has a lot of podcasts in the Internet at the moment. It can help you find your target audience and read what they have to say about your products or services.”

a pocket guide to public speaking
a pocket guide to public speaking

Why Prepping For A Conference Is The Best Way to Make More Money

Prepping for a conference can be a daunting task, however it’s worth the effort and in the end can lead to more income. The first way is to create a pamphlet or small booklet which contains interesting facts about your products and services. You can also create flyers, bookmarks, a website with information on it, or even make business cards with your information on them. This is especially useful for people who host a seminar or utilize public speaking services. The third way is to create a speech for your products or to give at the end of a seminar. This can be difficult since everyone wants the same information and I would highly recommend finding someone who has already done this and letting them help you. The fourth way is to create an online video which basically is like taking a picture of yourself in your product or giving a live presentation over Skype, FaceTime, or another video platform. It’s similar to creating a brochure or pamphlet but it can go a longer way if you are using it for your product. The fifth way is to create an audio CD which can also be used in the same way. The sixth way is to create an infographic which contains information on a chart or graph and is used to put on a web page or booklet. The seventh way is of course, giving a speech all by yourself and using these tips as inspiration for what you want to say and how this will help people. The eighth way is to create a product that has information on it or comes with instructions. The ninth way, and the most popular of all would be to create a product that can be downloaded in PDF form or has pre-planned steps and you can follow along on your computer screen. The tenth way is to simply create a video of your product or service using a video camera and editing software.

a pocket guide to public speaking
a pocket guide to public speaking

How To Make Money Streaming Video On Demand With Digital Video Production Software

Video on demand is quickly becoming a popular platform to stream video on since it’s not only profit-based, but also allows a person to create content at their own leisure and upload it whenever they feel like it. If a person wants to get into this business but feels that they can’t I would highly recommend them downloading various software such as Camtasia or ScreenFlow in order to create their own video content. The reason why is because if you already have content such as a script, and the software helps you to create videos, then it’s even easier to get your videos out there.
Whenever I have free time I love to watch my favorite TV shows on the showtime website, however for some odd reason it seems like whenever I want to watch an episode of Dexter (througout all four seasons), it always seems that one doesn’t exist for me to watch. So I thought to myself, “There has got to be an easier way to watch videos when I have free time.”

a pocket guide to public speaking
a pocket guide to public speaking

Conclusion: Start Using a Pocket Guide To Public Speaking Today to Boost Your Productivity & Creativity

I really hope this article has been helpful and that using a pocket guide to public speaking will help boost your productivity and creativity. I understand that these are the most effective ways of improving based on my own personal experience and looking at how other people have improved in the past ten years. This is the first article of many to come from us here at The Public Speaking Nerds. I would love to hear any feedback or questions so leave them below in the comments section, on our Facebook page, or via Twitter @NerdsPublicSpeech. This is Dustin Campion and I hope to see you soon.
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a pocket guide to public speaking
a pocket guide to public speaking