#brand planning, owning your SM assets

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The importance of owning your Social Media assets

By owning I mean setting in motion the process to register your brand name – and that could be a School name, as this example shows – across all SM platforms. This leads into how you activate these platforms – or not – the basis of new business planning.

A salutary example of getting this wrong follows.

The full #typed note is here

#business development, do this before pitching

Exercise your voice before you pitch

A while ago, well at the end of 2011, I wrote a #typed note about an app I found to help you prepare for pitching by ensuring your voice intonation (pitch) and speed (be it slow or fast) so these could be monitored as part of your own voice training.  The app, from Vocalytics co-founder Benoit Curdy, is now defunct.

Speech-language pathologist and University of Pittsburgh professor Jackie Gartner-Schmidt now explains that ensuring your voice isn’t thin and shaky voice is key as you come to present and to avoid this, suggests doing this easy exercise (which she calls one of her favourites).

The full #typed note is here