VirtualSpeech Blog

We offer advice, research and insights to help you improve business and life skills, including communication, interview, leadership, interpersonal and language learning.

Become an effective public speaker
September 3, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Become an Effective Public Speaker

In today’s business environment you must communicate effectively to be successful. Clear and confident communication can help with promotion or to persuade people of your idea. Learn how to become an effective public speaker with the VirtualSpeech app.

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Business Presentation Planning, Tips and Delivery Guide
August 17, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Business Presentation Planning, Tips and Delivery Guide

This guide covers important business presentation tips on body language, structuring your message, presentation slides and preparing for questions. Use these tips in your next speech to engage the audience and enhance your message.

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How to Write a Speech to Engage your Audience
August 11, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

How to Write a Speech to Engage your Audience

You need to catch the audience attention early, very early. Deliver a memorable beginning, a clear middle and structured ending. Here are our tips on how to write a speech.

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Speeches that Changed the World
August 9, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Speeches that Changed the World

Learn from these 3 speeches that changed the world in very different ways. We describe the background to the speech and what we can learn from them. We've included the speeches - 'I Have A Dream', 'We shall fight on the beaches' and the John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address.

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Top 5 commencement speeches
August 4, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Top 5 Commencement Speeches for Inspiration

View our list of top 5 inspirational speeches, from J.K. Rowling to Bill Gates, these speeches will help inspire you as the speakers talk about life achievements and struggles they went through to get where they are.

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Communication Skills Training Apps, Courses and Events
July 8, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Communication Skills Training Apps, Courses and Events

There are loads of resources out there to help you learn. We guide you through the top communication skills training apps, online courses, audiobooks, events and seminars to improve and grow in confidence.

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Public speaking VR training and practice rooms
July 3, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

VirtualSpeech App VR Training Rooms

The VirtualSpeech app offers a variety of public speaking, job interview, networking, sales and meeting rooms for you to practice and improve your skills in. VR environments include a conference scene, meeting room, wedding styed room and an interview panel.

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Greatest Public Speaking Books
July 1, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

5 of the Best Public Speaking Books

Check out our list of top public speaking books, which will give you tips on every aspect of your communication and speech, from TED inspired talks to learning form stand-up comedians.

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How to Build Effective Communication Skills
June 3, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

How to Build Effective Communication Skills

Effective communication skills are essential to success in the 21st century. There are many different aspects associated with communication – in this guide we focus on 4 key topics: Mind, Body, Voice and Breath.

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Prepare, Write and Deliver a Eulogy

Prepare, Write & Deliver a Eulogy

Writing and giving a eulogy is a way of saying farewell to someone who has died that, in a sense, brings the person to life in the minds of the audience. This guide helps you plan, write and give the eulogy, with examples and poems.

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Audience Analysis for your Speech
June 1, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Audience Analysis for your Speech

Understand how to perform audience analysis for your speech and the different types of audience you might encounter. The type of audience affects the choice of language, humour, opening sentences, length and many more.

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Literary Techniques for a Speech
May 16, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Literary Techniques for a Speech

Planned use of language has a major impact on how your speech is received by the audience. Saying the right words at the right time, and in the right way, can achieve a specific impact.

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Brief History of Public Speaking and Famous Speakers through the Ages
April 30, 2018 - VirtualSpeech

Brief History of Public Speaking and Famous Speakers through the Ages

Public speaking is an essential life skill in the modern world, full of meetings, conferences and networking events. In this article, we look at the history of public speaking, from Greece to the 21st century, as well as famous orators throughout history.

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