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How You Should Prepare The Text For Your Next Speech

There is no single decisive method for preparing for a speech. However, some methods are more effective than others. I’ve listed the 4 most common ways of learning a speech, in reverse order of effectiveness, and then the method that [...]

March 20, 2014 Speakers
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The Partisan Audience: Planting Friends in the Audience of a Speech [Poll]

Public speaking is an activity that inspires anxiousness and fear in a large percentage of the population. One of the most common pieces of advice for combatting this (advice that we ourselves have shelled out) is to plant friends in [...]

March 14, 2014 Speakers
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5 TED Videos Guaranteed to Make You a Better Speaker Today

TED talks are the pinnacle of public speaking. Their website is one of the best online sources for interesting speeches, and speakers can learn so much from watching how these talks are delivered. However, this list isn’t highlighting general TED [...]

March 10, 2014 Speakers
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Should you encourage tweeting during your next speech?

Twitter is a great tool for networking and getting to know top influencers. More and more speakers are providing their own hashtags at the beginning of speeches, and encouraging their audiences to tweet during the speech, but we can see [...]

March 3, 2014 Speakers
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6 Amazing Public Speaking Tips From a Surprising Source

What can public speakers learn from comedians? According to Mike Michalowicz, a lot. In his article, ‘6 Things Comedians Can Teach You About Public Speaking’, Michalowicz argues that we should make speeches less formal; lose the powerpoint and lectern, and [...]

February 28, 2014 Speakers
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5 Articles to Improve Public Speaking

We all need a little help sometimes. Whether you’re just starting out as a public speaker, or if you’ve been to the rodeo and back again, the articles below contain important (and at times contradictory!) advice to help you improve [...]

February 17, 2014 For Speakers
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Receive Reviews via Pickevent

At Pickevent, we believe the best way to improve is through feedback. Traditionally, speakers do not get much in the way of feedback; the traditional paper method of feedback forms is not welcomed by attendees, and, with the progression of [...]

February 14, 2014 For Speakers
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How to make awesome presentations for your events

Rocío Marco Every single speaker should try to engage its audience in different ways but if you have an amazing presentation, we are pretty sure you’ll rock it! [...]

February 3, 2014 For Speakers