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Hidden Tips on Public Speaking Revealed

Aug 17, 2007
Whether you have to address your company shareholders or maybe you local PTA, knowing some hidden tips on public speaking is really going to help you out. Starting with preparation is the key. Knowing where you are going to speak, to whom you will be speaking, and the time you have allotted to address your messages is information you will need to know. This article will offer tips on public speaking that you may not have considered before.

Your audience and the speaking engagement location are very important. Get all the information possible about who will be attending your presentation. Find out if these people be experts in the matter you will be discussing, will they have little information about your subject or are they a mixed group. This information will determine how you will prepare your speech. It will help you decide if your presentation it to teach, train or to provide your view point on the subject matter. If you have the opportunity, visit the location before the time of the talk. It will help you visualize as you prepare your outline and will ensure you are not caught off guard by any peculiarities of the space.

Once you are sure what your main message will be, get it down on paper as an outline. Write down the main sections and subsections on what you are going to talk about. There is no need to go into detail on the outline, as you do not want end up reading your speech from your outline. If you end up reading your presentation you will bore your audience to death. Keep in mind the time you have been allotted for your presentation. Knowing what you are going to say, when you are standing in front of your audience will be the most important of the secret tips on public speaking.

People will rarely want to listen to you for longer that the time you have been allotted. Do not assume you are one of those speakers that the audience cannot get enough of. Remember, rap up your presentation on time. If you notice you are loosing your audience's attention, you probably have gone overtime, end your presentation quickly.

You have been chosen to speak because you are an expert on the topic you are presenting. Make sure your confidence and enthusiasm reflects this. Never apologize for what you do not have with you or what you do not know, instead, focus on what you do know and do it with confidence. If you portray yourself as being an expert on the topic you are presenting, your audience will assume you are, and will pay more attention to you. People like hearing from people that portray confidence.

So, knowing your audience, preparing an outline, keeping on time, and portraying confidence are the secret tips on public speaking. You will learn many more secrets as you grow in your abilities in speaking in public. The most important thing know is to concentrate on theses four tips on public speaking, and implement them in your next speaking engagement and you will see tremendous personal growth.
About the Author
Joseph J. Wood, as a professional researcher and author, has dramatically helped increase the skills and abilities of many through his writings. On his website, http://www.publicspeakingreport.info he outlines many more secrets on this topic.
You may also wish to visit his blog: http://publicspeakingreport.blogspot.com
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