Archive for December, 2009

10 Tips for Successful Public Speaking

December 29th, 2009

If you have to give a speech for any kind of event, be it a wedding or headlining a conference, read these 10 Tips for Successful Public Speaking.

I really like tip number 4, which is really the first one we forget.  It can be summed up as, “Your speech is not about you.  It’s about your audience.”  

Instead of making the speech about you, make it about your audience, and your audience will be engaged and will probably like you more!

The Best Times to Buy Apple Products

December 29th, 2009

Apple is always releasing a new product or building up to a new hot product release. The sales cycle never ends. If you are looking to buy any Apple products, there are a couple of good articles you should read that may help you save money on your purchases.

Gizmodo and MacRumors have guides on when the best times are to buy Apple products.

Creating an iPhone App Over the Weekend

December 29th, 2009

Learn how to outsource the creation of your iPhone apps and make consistent residual earnings month after month without having to master app design in this ebook.

If you’re considering writing an iPhone app (or one for Android market), read this first.

It’s a good article with first hand advice and a step by step walk through of someone’s experience creating an iPhone app with a partner over one weekend.

I would like to try my hand at app-making, but sadly have no programming experience.  For those who do–or have a roommate who does–this article may be of some use.

How to Brainstorm Blog Ideas Daily

December 24th, 2009

If you are in need of a kick in the pants in the blog brainstorming department, check out this post at Copyblogger about how to come up with great ideas for blog posts so that you have them whenever you want to start writing.

Writing a blog can be a lonely experience–especially when you’re staring at the computer screen with your hands on the computer screen but have no idea what to write.

Writing your blog posts is only half the battle.  The other half is knowing what you want to write about.  

Also, read 9 ways to be a better blogger.