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The Power of Storytelling

Dwaynia Wilkerson

Tags business story, how to land speaking engagements, storytelling

The Power of Storytelling

  Yesterday my friend Steven, using the art of storytelling, made a case for the importance of having life insurance that was so compelling I wanted to buy more at the conclusion of his presentation.  And I have plenty already!  But, I wasn’t surprised by my reaction because the power of storytelling, when done right, is that you’ll have your audience literally begging you for more of whatever it is you’re speaking or writing about.  So the next time you’re ready to rock out your story and connect with an audience, keep these few tips in mind. Don’t tell, show.  Avoid...


Q|A: How do I build my motivational speaking blog w/o going insane?

Q|A:  How do I build my motivational speaking blog w/o going insane?

  Q: Dear Dwaynia, I’m new to the speaking industry, but have been sharing my journey, and things that I'm learning about speaking via Facebook and Instagram. I’ve also received questions about whether I have a blog or not. Right now I don’t and everyone is encouraging me to start one. I’d actually love to share more of my journey and help others on theirs, but just the thought of starting and maintaining a blog is overwhelming. All I can seem to think about is how much writing it’ll be, and how much time it’ll consume. Help! How can I...


Facebook Business vs Facebook Profile? Which is Best for Your Brand

Dwaynia Wilkerson

Tags Facebook marketing, Google, marketing, social media

Facebook Business vs Facebook Profile?  Which is Best for Your Brand

  Facebook continues to awe and perplex us, both personally and professionally. This is especially so if you’re a small business owner who has made Facebook an integral part of your business and social media strategy. On one hand, it’s the perfect spot to meet up with your target audience. On the other, it’s no secret that business pages get seemingly far less traffic, and interaction, than Facebook profile pages (that’d be your personal Facebook page).  So what gives? Should businesses even give the Facebook business page a shot, or should they just continue to annoy their high school pals...


30 Days of Content for Social Media? Yes, Please!

30 Days of Content for Social Media? Yes, Please!

So let's just keep it real for a minute.  Generating content for social media is hard. Generating content that is relevant, shareable, and provides quality to your audience is dang hard!  But, I've got your back.   Simply click the link to download your printable, PDF copy of 30 Days of Content for Social Media. Enjoy, and most importantly, have fun!   Click here:  30 Days of Content for Social Media              


7 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

7 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

There are good bloggers. And then there are great bloggers; you know, the kind of blogger that leaves his or her audience salivating for the next post. They have a “thing” and they’ve mastered it. We all know that mastery doesn’t come quickly or easily. But rather mastery comes with consistent practice, and a strategy in tow.   Whether blogging for a business or personal blog, we can all learn from the greats.  Just like the greats in any industry, the greatest bloggers (hereafter referred to as highly effective) have commonalities among them. So what are those commonalties you ask?...