At times, even great talent, knowledge and wisdom take backseat, in the fear of public speaking. Don’t let yourself go unnoticed, unappreciated, unexplored just for the apparent fear of speaking in public. Be heard. Be proactive. If you know the subject, if you strongly believe in it and you are confident shoot it in the public, without arrogance. And witness mesmerized audience, convinced audience looking up to you with admiration and respect. Initially you may hinder in public speaking worrying and fearing about your surroundings. These guidelines will help you to overcome the irrelevant fear and evolve as a good public speaker.
Knowledge is most important while speaking. And extensive reading boosts knowledge. Learn as much as you can, it will always help in speaking. Before you speak, do your homework. Make sure you know the subject before speaking. Your words should add value to the subject and not just fill space.
Speak clearly, without mumbling or mispronouncing. Be careful while speaking in front of non-native speakers. At the same time be audible enough for the size of audience and room, ambience and noise around. Be loud, but don’t shout. Hold microphone properly to be heard. Keep a check on the voice modulation.
Always avoid filler words like ‘okay’, ‘actually’, ‘you know’, ‘um’, ‘and and’, ‘kinda’, ‘sorta’ and the like. They bore the audience, show shallowness and your lack of confidence and knowledge of what you want to say next. It shows your poor vocabulary. Many people find such weak words to be cool and happening, but it’s just in the college campus. Cut this habit of yours.
Standing posture speaks of confidence. Stand erect, shoulders back, weight evenly distributed on both feet and knees relaxed. Don’t keep moving or shaking legs and heels. It shows nervousness and it’s distracting too. Movements should be outcome of a purpose.
Your hand gestures speak of your confidence level, state of mind and conviction power. Your hands can visually illustrate your intended message. Avoid negative gestures like hand clasping, hands in pocket, fumbling objects.
Don’t forget to look into the audience’s eyes. Make proper eye contact with confidence rather than gazing at ceiling, wall, floor or other objects in the surrounding.
That’s all it takes to make the first move. Once you are into it, there’s no look back. You will just improve with each trial. Gear up for the public speaking.
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Using Google Adwords to drive traffic to your website is a great idea. But there are also a lot of pitfalls that can harm your campaign, and cause all of your efforts to fail. Using Adwords is somewhat a fine tuned science. Google Adwords allows you to pay a nominal fee via Google’s service, for every time a webpage reader clicks on your advertisement. Your ads will go on corresponding pages that relate to your content, based upon which keywords you choose. The main thing to understand about Adwords is that you want to carefully target your campaign, otherwise you run the risk of paying for clicks that aren’t worth the money.
-Using too many keywords is one of the number one mistakes that many Adwords users make. You want to stay away from generic keywords, and stick only to keywords that directly pertain to your ad. Otherwise you’ll have a lot of clicks from readers that were misled, that don’t amount to anything.
-Remember to use your relevant keywords in your ad title and description. A big mistake is forgetting to do this, and then you have an ad that doesn’t seem to pertain to what a reader is currently surfing. The whole point of Adwords is to hitch onto keywords on other sites for your ads. Leaving those keywords out means that your ad is less likely to be noticed.
-Walk that fine line between clarity and keyword density. Your keyword should be prevalent so that any searchers have no trouble running into your ad, but don’t overload your statements so that the keyword is senselessly repeated too many times.
-Always track your results, if one keyword set up isn’t working switch to a different one. There’s no sense in continuing a campaign that hasn’t been fruitful. That’s just beating a dead horse. Instead, try different things if you’re not seeing the results you want.
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