I'm a writer, public speaker and standup comic. I'm a 20-year veteran of Toastmasters,International and a member of the Toastmasters Speakers Bureau. My writing talents extend to copywriting, speech writing, comedy, presentations, E-books and marketing plans. I'm a real estate Agent in California and former real estate appraiser. I've also taught real estate and real estate appraisal classes at Kaplan Professional Schools where adults studied to pass their State exams. I run a weekly comedy show in Los Angeles showcasing 8...
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I am a writer and a public speaker whose range of work extends from political speech writing to standup comedy. I am a great communicator and can write concisely and clearly about many topics and forms of communications as listed below: www.VickyNissen.com
ARTICLES: I have written fiction and non-fiction articles relating to politics, self-help, the afterlife, business, real estate and finance.
SPEECHES. I have written speeches for politicians in California who know what they want to accomplish but just need to clarify it and communicate it to voters. I also teach a workshop where I show attendees how to organize and write a speech within 30 minutes that connects with the audience, communicates a message and ends with a call to action. My speeches can also be humorous, and I competed in the finals of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest in 2006.
COPYWRITER: I write direct response ads for radio and a few of them are listed on my website. The copy has to catch the audience immediately, state a fear or need, clearly communicate a message to satisfy that need and, lastly, ask for a call to action.
PRESENTATIONS: I can create a presentation, usually with Power Point, that engages the audience while visually communicating a story but not overwhelming the audience with facts and figures.
WEBINARS: I train Web presenters to engage with their audience and communicate their message while keeping their audiences interested! This is particularly...
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Comics on the Spot Standup Comedy Show
2009 - Present
The weekly show begins with an Open Mic, followed by a professional show of 6 comics who perform around the country.
Senior Channel Sales Manager
2002 - 2006
Oversaw the marketing, training and sales of more than 200 SBC sales reps who were selling conferences products to their corporate customers. Trained clients to use Webinars effectively for their...