July 24, 2017

Learn How to Memorize a Speech Successfully


Memorizing a speech can be an almost impossible task for many, especially if the speech is a long one. One example of this is that it’s extremely difficult to memorize verbatim text.



And let’s face the facts, not all of us have those fancy teleprompters like the President has. The real question then is – do we have other options? How can one go about memorizing a speech, no matter it’s topic and length?

Here is a handy infographic from the folks at EssayTigers that will help you learn how to memorize a speech with some effective ways of memorization. Whether using in politics or business presentations, these tips should help speakers deliver great speeches.

How to Memorize a Speech

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David Wallace


David Wallace David Wallace, co-founder and CEO of SearchRank, is a recognized expert in the industry of search and social media marketing. Since 1997, David has been involved in developing successful search engine and social media marketing campaigns for large and small businesses. In additions to his duties at SearchRank, David is editor in chief at Infographic Journal, a blog featuring some today's best infographics and data visualizations.

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  1. Thanks for the tips. I’ll be trying out some of them, particularly visualising imagery.

    The napping tip reminds me of what my friend does – she listens to things she wants to memorise on an audio while she’s falling asleep.

  2. Aira Bongco

    Contrary to this infographic, the human mind can work differently for different people. Some people tend to remember images more than words. This is the reason why some people cannot function with a memorized speech. They can do it better if it just came from the heart.

    • I’m not very good at memorising things, but I noticed I can remember things through rhythm. If I say something in a particular way and there’s a rhythm to it, I’m more likely to remember it.

  3. VERY VERY FANTASTIC HELP

  4. Martin Lindeskog

    David: Thanks for the tip. I will test it out when I am renew my membership in Toastmasters International.

  5. Awesome infographic with really handy ideas on how to memorize speeches and let me add something that I use, I use recording, First I write it down, then record it with my smartphone and then listen to it like couple of dozen times and then I make hell of speech ! 😉

  6. Aira Bongco

    I think that practice can help in this area. It is important to practice not just the words but the emotions as well. Not to be fake but to evoke the right message.

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