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ATS Public Speaking Tips
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Slideshare
This is a great resource full of PPTs, PDFs on speaking, well worth the visit!
http://www.slideshare.net
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Podium Tactics From 28 Public-Speaking Pros
http://www.forbes.com/2007/07/31/microsoft-sun-microsystems-ent-sales-ex_fs_0801byb07_publicspeaking_slide_2.html?thisspeed=20000

Meeting Terminology by Marita Littauer
http://www.speakernetnews.com/post/semterm.html

40 Quick Tips For Speakers
http://www.unmarketing.com/2011/11/23/30-quick-tips-for-speakers/

Presentation Tips and Speaking Hacks by Scott Hanselman
http://www.speakinghacks.com/

18 Public Speaking Tips by the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.
http://money.howstuffworks.com/18-tips-for-public-speaking.htm

How to Annoy Your Audience: Tips for Public Speakers by Michael Goldberg
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-goldberg/how-to-annoy-your-audience_b_5504094.html

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GRAPHIC DESIGN (DIY) 
7 Keys to DIY Graphic Design on No Budget

canva.com
Canvagives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. Lots of video tutorials. Graphics are free or $1 with all rights included.

dollarphotoclub.com
Stock photo for  members and provide exclusiveaccessto 25 million high-resolution photos at $1 each. You first have to sign up to a $10 monthly subscription, which gives you 10 free photos. After that, you pay $1 for every subsequent image.

stock.xchg
Stock photographs like you’d get from a pay site, well organized and easy to search.

Flick.com
Thousands of mostly amateur, but often very skilled, photographers post here, and many of them let you use their photos.

OpenClipArt.org
Usually well-drawn and often completely without restrictions on usage. Unfortunately, the site isn’t searchable. You can download the whole library for free, but it’s large.

deviantART.com
More emphasis on painting, drawing and digital art and less on photography.

PicFindr.com
Search sites of different free photography sites.

www.thinkstockphotos.com
Search millions of premium royalty-free images selected from Getty Images and iStock.

clipart.com
Largest collection of royalty-free clipart, photos, vinyl-ready images, Web graphics, illustrations, fonts and sounds offered by subscription on the Web.

animationfactory.com
500,000 Animated Clip Art, PowerPoint Templates, Backgrounds and Videos – Unlimited Downloads

Istockphoto.com
Members can search and buy images online and there are free collections. A variety of topics is covered.

 

SPEAKER TIPS

Slideshare
This is a great resource full of PPTs, PDFs on speaking, well worth the visit!
http://www.slideshare.net
/

Podium Tactics From 28 Public-Speaking Pros
http://www.forbes.com/2007/07/31/microsoft-sun-microsystems-ent-sales-ex_fs_0801byb07_publicspeaking_slide_2.html?thisspeed=20000

Meeting Terminology by Marita Littauer
http://www.speakernetnews.com/post/semterm.html

40 Quick Tips For Speakers
http://www.unmarketing.com/2011/11/23/30-quick-tips-for-speakers/

Presentation Tips and Speaking Hacks by Scott Hanselman
http://www.speakinghacks.com/

18 Public Speaking Tips by the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.
http://money.howstuffworks.com/18-tips-for-public-speaking.htm

How to Annoy Your Audience: Tips for Public Speakers by Michael Goldberg
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-goldberg/how-to-annoy-your-audience_b_5504094.html

 

animationfactory.com
500,000 Animated Clip Art, PowerPoint Templates, Backgrounds and Videos – Unlimited Downloads

GETTING TESTIMONIALS

Steal This! My Simple System for Getting Killer Testimonials by Jenny Shih
http://jennyshih.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/simple-system-for-getting-killer-testimonials.pdf

The Art of Powerful Testimonials: Tips to Help Grow Your Business
http://speakermagazine.com/the-art-of-powerful-testimonials-tips-to-help-grow-your-business/

Getting Testimonials
http://www.speakernetnews.com/post/testimonial.html

BOOKS FOR SPEAKERS

Smart Talk: The Public Speaker’s Guide to Success in Every Situation (Quick & Dirty Tips) , Lisa B. Marshall
Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery, Garr Reynolds
What’s the Use of Lectures, Donald A. Bligh
Speak Like Churchill, Stand like Lincoln, James C. Humes
Public Speaking for Success, Dale Carnegie
Lend me your ears: All you need to know about making speeches, Max Atkinson
Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving, John Medina
History of Public Speaking in America, Robert T. Oliver
Money Talks: How to Make a Million As a Speaker, Alan Weiss
Um: Slips, Stumbles and Verbal Blunders, Michael Erard
Conquer Your Speech Anxiety, Karen Kangas Dwyer
The Francis Effect: The Real Reason You Hate Public Speaking (Oakmont Press)
What the Best College Teachers Do, Ken Bain
The Lost Art of The Great Speech, Richard Dowis
Speak for a Living, Anne Bruce
How People Learn, National Research Council
Secrets of Successful Speakers, Lilly White

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