public speaking

It’s also a damn instructive one, too. Stellar Presentations: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Giving Great Talks. Want to know how to present properly so that you don’t bore your audience? This book will tell you. What to know how to present so that you don’t look like a poor copy of the late, great Steve […]

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WOW! Just received this email: Hi leehopkins! Your presentation 2009 – Electronic Publishing on the Internet is currently being showcased on the ‘Career’ page by our editorial team. Mega blush!

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Courtesy of the excellent MyRaganTV comes a video so unbelievable that if you saw it in a movie you’d think the writers had strayed too far from reality. Do you think there’s a bit of ‘kiss and make up’ to be done here, or is it too late and a move to another station is […]

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Melcrum are running the Employee Engagement Conference 2008 on 29 & 30 May, plus 2 pre-conference workshops on 28 May at the Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel, Pitt Street. If you are involved in engagement issues, you won’t want to miss this line up: Jonathon Champ, Head of Communication, QBE Australia Matthew Pritchard, Internal Communication Manager, […]

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What IS social media?

by Lee Hopkins on March 12, 2008 · 0 comments

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Here’s a brilliant collection of words and phrases to describe Social Media, as given to me by my very smart PR folks at my Social Media Strategy workshop run on behalf of the PRIA NSW within their Professional Development series: virtual global ever-changing multi-format global aspirational risk intermediary accessible immediate convergent online community ?credible evangelism […]

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Reflections

by Lee Hopkins on March 12, 2008 · 3 comments

in miscellaneous,second life

So it’s Day Three of four days in Shanty Town… sorry, Sydney Town. Now that I’ve had time to come up for air, it’s apposite to pause and reflect; and since I’m a serial virtual voyeurist, it is only fitting that I perform the intensely personal reflection in front of my digital peers — my […]

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Professional Development for PR practitioners

by Lee Hopkins on February 26, 2008 · 0 comments

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I’m running some professional development courses in Sydney just before the ad:tech conference. On Monday March 10th I’m running an all day workshop on Social Media, ‘Social Media 101‘. Then on Tuesday 11th I’m running a full-day workshop on Social Media Strategy. Here’s some more details about the courses: Social Media 101 – A Practical […]

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ad:tech – just two weeks to go

by Lee Hopkins on February 26, 2008 · 2 comments

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I’m really looking forward to this: the ad:tech conference in Sydney, 12+13 March. I’m moderating a panel on ‘Digital PR’ and my fellow panelists are Steven Noble, Director, Digital, at Hill & Knowlton, Marnie Macdonald, Online Communication Manager at Australian Wool Institute, and Trevor Cook, raconteur, roustabout and famed hamster juggler (and owner of a […]

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ad-tech sydney conference – march 2008

by Lee Hopkins on December 10, 2007 · 1 comment

in marketing,second life

  Steven Noble from Hill & Knowlton Australia has very flatteringly asked me to be involved in the ad tech two-day conference in Sydney, March 12-13. With three separate but overlapping tracks, there’s a stack of goodness on offer at the conference; here’s just a sampling: Understanding Virtual Worlds Social Media and CGC: has a […]

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Yippee! Perth here I come (again)

by Lee Hopkins on November 15, 2007 · 0 comments

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My favourite Perth clients, the very funky, whip-smart and industry-leading Clarity Communications, have tied together various mining, sporting and industry companies (I bet they loved it!) and I’m back over to Perth early December for three more days of Social Media hectoring, lecturing and strategising goodness. Thanks for herding the cats together, Kellie — can’t […]

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