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July 29, 201411:32 PM

The Only Consumer That Matters tagged “Speaker”

Who is really a customer of yours? I often get to hang out backstage at conferences and events. When you have that kind of access to other speakers, business leaders and authors, it would be silly not to take advantage... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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November 14, 201311:04 AM

Amazing People Are Everywhere. Meet Rae Hoffman. tagged “Speaker”

This story needs a bit of framing, so please bear with me. Back in April 2006, I was speaking at a Search Engine Strategies event. There was another speaker at the event who took park in a link strategies panel.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 4, 2013 9:35 PM

How To Give A Great Presentation (Seriously) tagged “Speaker”

You're doing it wrong. People hate it when someone says, "you're doing it wrong," but trust me... you're doing it wrong when it comes to how you prepare for a public speech. I'm sure this will upset many people, but... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 5, 2013 4:02 PM

PowerPoint Doesn't Suck. You Do. tagged “Speaker”

How many times have you heard the phrase, "PowerPoint sucks!" or "slides kill presentations?" Here's something to think about as you head into the weekend: PowerPoint doesn't suck. You suck. Sorry. I don't mean "you" (the person reading this blog... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 26, 201310:34 PM

The Art Of Public Speaking tagged “Speaker”

Is there any true value in public speaking? It's a question that I get asked all of the time. Most entrepreneurs and marketers want to speak as a way to create a platform and put some thought leadership out into... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 15, 201112:05 PM

Is PowerPoint Making Us Stupid? tagged “Speaker”

How many mindless presentations have you sat through in business and life? How many numbing slides have you had to endure of pie-charts or ones littered with hundreds of words? How many times have you sat through a presentation where... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 16, 2011 8:19 AM

The Business Of Motivation tagged “Speaker”

Motivation is a strange beast. In April 2007, I was asked to be a speaker in a full-day conference that was billed as a day of "motivation and leadership." The event featured speakers like former President of the United States... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 12, 201111:10 PM

An Open Letter To Conference Organizers tagged “Speaker”

Dear Conference Organizer, It's rare that you will get a letter from someone like me. I speak professionally at over 60 events per year, due my industry involvement I also help to organize a handful of high-profile events every year... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 1, 2010 2:49 PM

A Marketing Revolution tagged “Speaker”

Sir Ken Robinson is a brilliant speaker, thinker and evangelist. If you have never seen/heard Sir Ken Robinson speak, please stop everything you are doing and watch the video below. It is his second presentation that he has given at... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 28, 2010 8:09 AM

The One Thing You Need To Know For Public Speaking Success tagged “Speaker”

Should you use PowerPoint? Should you have your speaking notes on index cards? Podium or not? All valid questions, but none of them really matter. Just today someone sent me an email asking if I use PowerPoint, what kind of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 11, 2010 1:56 PM

What Happens When Malcolm Gladwell And Clay Shirky Can't Agree On Social Media? tagged “Speaker”

Two of the smartest thinkers when it comes to media and business are Malcolm Gladwell and Clay Shirky. Gladwell is the best-selling business book author of, Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What The Dog Saw and Shirky penned the "must-own"... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 20, 2010 7:18 PM

Proving Social Media Works tagged “Speaker”

The only way to get Marketers to really embrace and engage with Social Media is to prove to them that it works. About a year ago, famed Marketing professor, Ken Wong, spoke at a private dinner event. During his talk,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 11, 2010 9:12 AM

How Indispensable Are You? tagged “Speaker”

The economy is still pretty sucky. Even as certain industries and sectors claw their way back to some sort of semblance of normalcy, some of your peers are still being laid off, budgets are being slashed and businesses are still... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 16, 201010:00 PM

Keynote For A Cause - Help Haiti tagged “Speaker”

Here's an idea that I'm stealing from Joseph Jaffe (with his love and permission)... but with a twist. I am auctioning off a Six Pixels of Separation keynote presentation with 100% of the proceeds going to the Red Cross -... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 23, 2009 9:46 PM

What Will Be An Unpopular View Of Twitter At Conferences tagged “Speaker”

First off: I love Twitter. On top of that, there is no right or wrong way to use Twitter. People will either follow or ignore you. So, if someone is following you, clearly they are deriving some kind of value... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 24, 2009 3:12 PM

320 Pages On Twitter For 140 Characters tagged “Speaker”

Shel Israel looks nothing like the type of person you might think is on Twitter. The 65-year-old spent years in the public relations profession in San Francisco getting journalists and the like hyped about tech products. When you're on that... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 3, 200910:17 PM

How To Market Yourself As A Speaker tagged “Speaker”

Many people say they would like to do more public speaking. Many people bill themselves as Public Speakers. Many people would like to be represented by a speaker's bureau. Here are some thoughts to consider first... Let me start off... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 18, 2009 8:57 AM

Re-imagining The Business Conference tagged “Speaker”

In August of last year, I wrote the Blog post, Changing Business Through The Unconference, that looked at a new kind of gathering in which individuals were connecting and collaborating online to create an event in the real-world that was... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 18, 2009 5:39 PM

Six Common (But Overlooked) Speaking Mistakes tagged “Speaker”

When having to get up in front of a group to present, it's always important to remember, know and master the basics of what makes a presentation great (those include structure, knowing your content, making eye contact, hand gestures, etc...).... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 23, 2009 9:43 PM

Be Careful What You Pay For... Or Speak For tagged “Speaker”

How would you feel if you paid over $1500 to attend a conference but you were never informed that some of the "speakers" actually paid to be speaking in sessions that were nothing more than a heavily veiled sales pitch?... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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