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Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
Why (and how) you should publish your speeches
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  • 1. Why (and how)you should publishyour speeches A public speaking tutorial from the popular post of the same name on The Eloquent Woman blog
  • 2. If you give a speech orpresentation,but don’t take steps topreserve itor publish it,did you make a sound?
  • 3. Big issue for women speakers • Women have been forbidden or discouraged from speaking in public throughout much of history • But it’s more difficult to find records of their speeches • Even when they are famous
  • 4. “But my speech wasn’t important”• You’re not the best judge of that• Only history can decide your speech’s importance• But how can that happen if you don’t preserve it?
  • 5. “But I don’t have text or slides” • You still have plenty of options for recording and saving your speeches and presentations, whether you used notes or spoke without them
  • 6. Even more important…
  • 7. Options for every speakerHOW TO PUBLISH YOUR SPEECHESAND PRESENTATIONS
  • 8. If you do have text or notes• Choose a version to publish• Label it “Prepared for delivery” if it reflects that• Or “As delivered,” to indicate it’s what you really said
  • 9. Transcribe • If recorded, but no notes, publish a transcript • Text makes it easier for search engines to find your speech, even if you have video or audio
  • 10. Translate• If your speech was in a language not in wide use, translate it • Ask for volunteers • Publish all versions
  • 11. Publish it yourself • SlideShare • Scribd • Tumblr • Lanyrd • Your blog, website • Publish your speeches & slides independently, even if your employer or conference do so
  • 12. Publish what others heard • Use Storify to capture live-tweets from your audience • Compile links to blog or media coverage • Publish these alongside your speech
  • 13. Submit it to a publisher• Your professional society• The hosting conference• Local newspaper or historical society• Vital Speeches of the Day• Just be sure to publish it yourself, too
  • 14. Publish audio files • Preserve your voice, cadence, emph asis • SoundCloud, iTunes or other mp3 files • Use SlideShare’s slidecasting feature to add voice to your slides
  • 15. Publish video• YouTube• Vimeo• LiveStream• Again, do this independently—even if your employer or conference has published it
  • 16. Make it easy to share • Make it easy for others to publish • Enable sharing buttons and codes • Make sure we can embed your video or audio or slides
  • 17. Make this the new normal• Insist on it when you are the speaker• Encourage others to publish, share• Ask your professional groups or employer to do this routinely
  • 18. Find more public speaking tips and issues related to women and public speaking on The Eloquent Woman blog Denise Graveline, author and publisher, is a Washington, DC-based communications consultant and speaker coach. Email her at info@dontgetcaught.biz

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