Why (and how)you should publishyour speeches       A public speaking tutorial from   the popular post of the same name on ...
If you give a speech orpresentation,but don’t take steps topreserve itor publish it,did you make a sound?
Big issue for women speakers                • Women have been                  forbidden or                  discouraged f...
“But my speech wasn’t important”• You’re not the best  judge of that• Only history can  decide your speech’s  importance• ...
“But I don’t have text or slides”                  • You still have plenty                    of options for              ...
Even more important…
Options for every speakerHOW TO PUBLISH YOUR SPEECHESAND PRESENTATIONS
If you do have text or notes• Choose a version to  publish• Label it “Prepared for  delivery” if it reflects  that• Or “As...
Transcribe             • If recorded, but no               notes, publish a               transcript             • Text ma...
Translate• If your speech was in  a language not in  wide use, translate it  • Ask for volunteers  • Publish all versions
Publish it yourself                  • SlideShare                  • Scribd                  • Tumblr                  • L...
Publish what others heard                • Use Storify to                  capture live-tweets                  from your ...
Submit it to a publisher• Your professional  society• The hosting conference• Local newspaper or  historical society• Vita...
Publish audio files                 • Preserve your                   voice, cadence, emph                   asis         ...
Publish video• YouTube• Vimeo• LiveStream• Again, do this  independently—even  if your employer or  conference has  publis...
Make it easy to share                 • Make it easy for                   others to publish                 • Enable shar...
Make this the new normal• Insist on it when you  are the speaker• Encourage others to  publish, share• Ask your profession...
Find more public speaking tips and issues related to women and        public speaking on The Eloquent Woman blog       Den...
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Why (and how) you should publish your speeches

  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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