Three Explosive Ways to Grab Your Audience’s Attention and Keep It!

Arvee RobinsonBy Featured Speaker Arvee Robinson

Speakers can open their presentation using one of a host of methods. So why do most non-professional speakers begin their speech with those attention-grabbing words, “Ah, I am so-in-so, ah . . . um”? Beginning your speech with filler words such as “ah” or “um” immediately tells your audience that you are an untrained speaker. In a flash, you’ve lost credibility as a speaker, or even worse, as an expert in your field, and your audience has taken a mental exit. You might as well be talking to an empty room.

Why do speakers self-sabotage their speeches by beginning this way? It’s simple. It’s because they haven’t clearly defined or prepared their opening. Consequently, nervously, they search for what to say next and fill in this awkward gap with a filler word, “ah” or “um.”
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What Are Your Questions About Public Speaking?

Public speaking can be a powerful tool in your business and self-promotional toolbox. Over the next year, I’ll be providing public speaking video tips and I need your help to come up with the content. All you need to do is ask me your questions, and I’ll get them answered either from my own knowledge and experience, or from audio clips of my interviews with the many talented featured speakers.

How To Submit Your Public Speaking Questions
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Using Speaking Skills Virtually – Teleseminars & Webinars

Virtual eventsThese days you can have a thriving public speaking career without ever leaving your home. Teleseminars and webinars are fairly easy and often inexpensive to produce and offer you a way to grow your business without having to travel around the country or the globe.

Teleseminars

Using a conference line you can hold a seminar or workshop where participants attend using only their telephone. It is pretty much free to get started with teleseminars … there are a wide variety of conference lines you can use for free, and they record the call. Here are few you can look into:
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