Your audience needs to know that you are well-versed in the topic.
Incorporate this research to support the claims you are making. Know who/what organizations are behind the sources you are using. Using research without the verbal citations in your is plagiarism. You can’t just tell someone something and expect they will believe you. Your is to engage your audience, and there are several ways to do this.
If you can master storytelling, you may just be surprised by how good you can get at public speaking.
Telling an easy-to-follow story is crucial in being persuasive.
You have to set up the issue, show how the problem effect people, talk about what will help or fix the problem and show why the solutions will work. Firstly, make eye contact with different people in the audience, but make sure to scan the whole room and not just focus on one area.
Also, research the group of people you will be addressing so that you better know their priorities, cultural norms, inside jokes, etc.
Does the thought of public speaking make you cringe?
While almost everyone experiences some stage fright speaking in front of an audience, there are ways to tame this debilitating fear.
Feel free to go beyond these springboard ideas or customize them to your perspective.
To help you out even more, we asked the experts on the best tips for giving a persuasive speech. From Melora Kordos, visiting assistant professor of theatre arts at Sweet Briar College: When selecting a persuasive speech topic, a student should first look to her own interests and passions.