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Strategic Communication Planning

Reach Your Customers

What is your business message?  Communicate your business message to key stakeholders with authenticity and consistency.  Train to Speak will develop a customised strategic communication plan, drawing together marketing, public relations, face to face communication, web, social media, digital and print.  Brand awareness, product launches, policy communication, events, crisis management.

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Presentation & Public Speaking Skills

Inform – Influence – Inspire

Inspire and motivate your audience. Coaching and workshops in professional speaking skills to engage and influence customers. Overcome speaking nerves. Master public speaking at presentations, meetings, sales, networking, interviews. Speak like a thought leader in your industry. Group training and individual coaching.

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public speaking will grow your success

Presentations that get results

Elaine Doyle Communication Specialist

Elaine Doyle

Communication Specialist

Strategic communication planning 

Elaine will bring to your business the skills to formulate effective communication plans.  Communicate your business message to key stakeholders. Elaine uses the tools of marketing, public relations, face to face communication, web, social media, digital and print to formulate a working plan for your business communication needs.

Communication skills development 

Founder of Train to Speak a renowned public speaking trainer with almost 20 years of public speaking experience and winner of 28 public speaking titles, Elaine will share professional speaking techniques that develop your unique speaking presence. Elaine’s coaching will hone your presentation skills taking business presentations from boring to brilliant, from good to great! Save years of learning by gaining professional speaking skills.

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Make a great impression

  • Breaking Through Women in Comedy website

Digital Storytelling

The Breaking Through Women in Comedy Project Breaking Through Women in Comedy is a creative digital storytelling project with the intention to create a movement for lovers of comedy and in particular, our target [...]

  • Organisation orientation in social media

Identity Orientation in Social Media

Identity Orientation in Social Media Strategy In our lives how we look, what we say, what we do, shapes the perception of our identity in the eyes of others.  Social media provides a [...]

  • content marketing

Content Marketing

What is content marketing? Content marketing can provide an effective low-cost way to promote an organisation. Adding quality content to a website that adds value, informs and is interesting, material that the audience [...]

  • storytelling

Storytelling to create effective content

Storytelling to create effective content Storytelling is an engaging way to explain your organisation's message or values.  The story can be the central element in a content marketing strategy.  The story needs to be strategic [...]

  • 24 hours Melbourne


The strategic use of hashtags In the 24 hours in Melbourne assignment, hashtags allowed students to search and share their expressions of the topic. My chosen narrative of this topic was the benefits [...]

Public Speaking Fears

Audiences are not seeking perfection from a speaker but are seeking a speaker who is authentic, is real, has conviction and enthusiasm   Too often we waste so much energy worrying about the what ifs, these negative thoughts create [...]

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Public speaking to connect to audiences

Spoken Word Marketing

A consistent business message is essential to build trust and integrity in your brand. We teach you to ingrain your business message throughout all forms of communications with your customers. We call this Spoken Word Marketing. You will supercharge your existing marketing strategies when clients hear you speak.

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Real Life Examples


Adam’s Story

Starting a new plumbing business I realized that I needed to cold call. I dreaded this and didn’t know where to start. Elaine introduced me to DiSC Sales Profiling to understand and profile my customers. We targeted Hairdressers, profiled them, identified key words and developed a script, connection and delivery techniques.

I have used this cold calling method to great success and am now working with hairdressers and will apply it to other targeted customers to grow my business further.

Elaine helps you create the best way to speak to customers and put forward the best representation of your business. She has helped me tackle a part of my business I dreaded (cold calling) with a positive mindset and find those initial words to get the conversation started. I use these skills everyday with customers. Thanks Elaine for your help support and great new skills for my business.

“Elaine provided an interactive and informative experience, with the opportunity for each participant to explore their personal speaking styles within a helpful and supportive environment. It was a positive experience that significantly contributed to their confidence in speaking in public”.
Dr Caroline Owen, Education & Communications Officer , Cancer Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne
“Elaine was able to motivate the team and has given them tips and tools that will allow them to improve their public speaking ability”.
Jeanette Lyons-McKinnon, Marketing and Communications Manager, Leukaemia Foundation - Victoria
“Elaine’s individual coaching gave a review of my public presentation and improved it. She demonstrated the preparation and presentation techniques to improve my public communication”.
Stanley, Lawyer and Community Leader
“Elaine’s workshop was practical, thoughtful, well prepared and inspiring. I’m leaving it with boosted confidence and a wealth of new ideas to try”.
Kerri Batch , Leading Teacher Aiken College
“Elaine understands the principles of public speaking and has a tremendous ability to impart her knowledge”
David Pui , Information Technology Professional

KeziaKezia’s Story

Having recently been promoted in my role at a creative agency, I found I was frequently being asked to present my ideas and strategies to clients. This not only included pre-sales but throughout projects and to large groups (of up to 70, at this point) at each projects end.

I have always been a nervous speaker and quickly recognised that I needed help to confidently present the ideas I was so passionate about. I was recommended to Elaine and undertook a half day training session. The session allowed me to better convey my strategies, feel more confident in my delivery and to enter a nerve-jangling scenario with much more confidence. In particular, the one-on-one session allowed me to be aware of my particular weaknesses and turn them into positives.

On a weekly basis, I use the tools she provided to improve my presentation skills. Each time I present I improve. I am looking forward to a refresher in the near future and can’t thank her enough for what she has helped me achieve. It has added another bow to my professional career and allowed me to present my ideas in a clear, concise way that actively engages the audience.