Informative Speech Idea In 5 Steps

An informative speech idea is easier to find then you might think. Just follow this Five Steps Method and in the end you have developed a public speaking speech topic that will surprise your audience and you could deliver with some sort of public speaking software.

This public speaking technique has been most successful in gaining quick mastery in speech writing for my students. They use these methods of research also for finding essay topic ideas:

1. Make a short list of your personal interests and informative speech topic ideas. Therefore answer these important questions:

  • Is there something you love to talk about, always have wanted to research?
  • Do you have developed special skills in personal or professional life?

To help you determining your interests on an informative speech topic, think about your favorite objects, products, people, animals, events, places, processes, procedures, concepts, policies, theories, and so on.

2. Determine the interests and needs of your audience. What do they want to learn? Can you teach them on a subject you like?

3. Review the short list of your interests and make a decision. Choose the informative speech topic that is also interesting to your audience. Take care of their interests, questions and needs.

4. Research just one new single aspect of that informative speech idea. Look for valuable or amazing information that surprises your listeners. Fresh data, facts, intelligence, and advice will catch their attention immediately! To help you researching: look for new facts, figures, stories, statistics, surveys, personal experiences, professional experiences, quotations, comparisons and contrasts.

5. Demonstrate steps, stages, pros and cons, and remarkable effects by the use of public speaking software or other visual aids, that display the material you want them to be understood or remembered.

My motto is this: simple step-by-step education first, than the great writing stuff :-) Now you have created an idea for a public speaking assignment. This proven method can be used as base for creating any personal informative speech idea on almost every theme.