Showing posts from August, 2015

5 Surefire Tips To Build Your Facebook Page

Today's post is based on a seminar presented by Liz Melville to a packed room during the Social Media and Marketing Show in Edinburgh in July of 2015. Liz has built three businesses using social media and currently runs her own Social media company helping clients to use social media effectively to generate real sales. However, the trick on Facebook, as you will discover below is not to SELL, SELL, SELL. You can watch the video I took of Liz's seminar (you'll get more details by watching) or you can read the summary that is the post below. Whichever you prefer I suspect it will change the way you use Facebook. Research your ideal customer You need to know who is your ideal audience. Who do you want to find? You have to know who you’re looking for on social media. You might say, it’s everyone , but you would be wrong, that’s not your ideal audience. You need to think about who you really want to talk to and reach on Facebook and then tailor your m

How To Improve Your Public Speaking

Today I am bringing together three contributors who have provided their 5TopTips on Public Speaking, a presentation or talk. They are JillSimpson of DEVA Training , Eugene Clark from People Growth and Erick Rainey of Rainworks .  If you are new to public speaking a few nerves before you do your presentation can be useful to keep you focused but do not let your nerves get the better of you. The best way to overcome the anxiety is to prepare in advance. Do not leave it to the last minute, you are doing yourself and your audience a disservice. Being well prepared will boost your confidence, calm your nerves and make your talk far more enjoyable for both you and your audience. It’s all in the preparation Your preparation should be like an iceberg. You only see a tiny part of the iceberg, the rest is hidden below sea level, and what you say in your talk is like that tiny part while your preparation is that huge unseen part. For every minute you speak you