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After Watching 150 Hours of TED Talks: 3 Tips for Awesomeness

After Watching 150 Hours of TED Talks: 3 Tips for Awesomeness | Creative Writing |
The most popular talks shared three common attributes.

Via Karen Dietz
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Distilling the distillates

Karen Dietz's curator insight, April 15, 2014 7:20 PM

Once again Carmine Gallo has written another great article on what to do to give a "WOW!" presentation.

As he says here, he watched 150 hours of TED videos and deduced the top 3 things speakers did for success.

This is a quick read, but well worth keeping around. Next time you give a presentation, include these 3 pieces and you can "Wow!" people too.

This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at 

Rescooped by Ali Anani from Curation, Social Business and Beyond!

The Influence Landscape: The Evolving Power of Shapers & Influencers

The Influence Landscape: The Evolving Power of Shapers & Influencers | Creative Writing |
What will be the impact on your business of changing global trends such as: shifting macro economics, social and geopolitical trends, globalization, the increasing influence of the BRIC nations, climate change, food/water and other resource...

Via janlgordon
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I love it

Global Trends Team's comment, October 3, 2013 4:27 AM
Thanks to all for sharing. Just came across this article on influence which may also be of interest:
Sebastien Caron's curator insight, October 19, 2013 3:10 PM

The Social Business transformation have brought to the enterprise, properties of political systems. Therefore, mapping and monitoring your network of influencers should become part of your operations. 

Matthew Quetton's curator insight, October 21, 2013 12:25 PM

Insightful article of how you can map and manage the influence within your business ecosystem.

Rescooped by Ali Anani from Public Relations & Social Media Insight!

3 Tools for Finding Influencers on Social Platforms | TopRank

3 Tools for Finding Influencers on Social Platforms | TopRank | Creative Writing |

Influencers are influential. They have a significant following on their social channels and are so knowledgeable about a topic that people not only like to consume their content, but share it. Engaging an influencer and being promoted by them is a great way for your brand to increase visibility, grow a following, and rank in search. Sounds simple right? It’s actually something many brands struggle with.


There are over 500 million registered Twitter accounts, 300 million active monthly Google+ users, and 1.26 billion Facebook users. Add to that the 150 million people that are active on Instagram in any given month, the 70 million on Pinterest, and the 238 million members on LinkedIn and it’s no wonder finding influencers is a bit like playing “Where’s Waldo?”


But it doesn’t have to be. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of tools out there that can help find influential people in your industry in an easy, cost-effective manner. The problem becomes how to choose from all of those tools. Don’t worry; we’ve made that easier too. Here are three tools we love for finding influencers on Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn...

Via Jeff Domansky
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We know that customers are influenced mostly by the opinion of other customers because of the trust factor. So, this post is timely.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, November 26, 2013 3:10 AM

Read about three tools that are designed to help you find influencers on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

Ennio Martignago's curator insight, November 28, 2013 3:35 AM

Risorse per individuare gli influenzatori nei Social Network