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How To Speech Topics

Here's a list of 100 "how to" speech topics on which you can base your demonstration speech. If you're new to writing this type of speech, then I have some great tips here to help you get started.

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10 Web-Related Topics

How To:

  • build mobile websites
  • rank in Google's search engine
  • design a Wordpress blog
  • unzip a .zip file
  • take a ".xml" file and make it a feed
  • optimize website graphics
  • use an FTP program to upload files to the web
  • open a Facebook account
  • get set up on Twitter
  • sell stuff on eBay

10 How To Speech Topics on Technology

How To:

  • download from iTunes
  • send text messages
  • program a GPS tracker
  • install more memory into a laptop
  • properly clean a computer screen and accessories
  • transfer music from an iPhone to a PC
  • burn a DVD
  • choose the best computer
  • program a TV remote controller
  • unlock your Wii console

10 Topics on Health

How To:

Health
  • lose weight safely
  • increase your metabolism
  • lift weights properly
  • keep your heart healthy
  • get rid of lice
  • get rid of acne
  • keep your teeth healthy
  • quit smoking
  • improve your eyesight
  • exercise your brain

10 How To Speech Topics on Pets

How To:

  • teach your parrot to talk
  • teach your dog to play dead
  • saddle a horse
  • set up an aquarium
  • breed animals to sell
  • bathe a cat without getting scratched
  • introduce new pets to older pets in your household
  • choose the right pet for you
  • control the pets on Sims 2
  • get rid of fleas and ticks

10 Topics on Fashion

How To:

Fashion
  • make your eyes look bigger with makeup
  • tie a hair bow
  • get rid of static cling in hair and clothes
  • shop for clothes on a budget
  • curl hair with a curling iron
  • apply false eyelashes
  • pick clothes that make you look 10 pounds lighter
  • care for dry, brittle hair or nails
  • remove stains from fabric
  • clean a suede or leather jacket

10 How To Speech Topics on Gardening

How To:

  • design a desert garden
  • create a raised bed garden
  • grow bigger tomatoes
  • compost when you live in an apartment
  • attract butterflies to a garden
  • attract hummingbirds to a garden
  • grow an indoor herb garden
  • repel and kill garden pests
  • develop humane animal traps
  • control mole damage

10 Topics on Jobs

How To:

Jobs
  • never work again
  • get a job after being fired
  • write a resume
  • write a cover letter
  • ask for a raise
  • make money on the internet
  • work as a virtual assistant
  • deal with office politics
  • search for a job online
  • add my resume to online job sites

10 How To Speech Topics on Education

How To:

develop a photographic memory
ace your PSAT, LSAT, MCAT, etc.
become valedictorian
apply for college financing
get an online degree
avoid problems with homeschooling
get a GED
write a speech
deal with bullying
decorate school books

10 Topics on Holidays

How To:

Holidays
  • put on makeup to look like a zombie for Halloween
  • make fake vampire teeth
  • carve a scary pumpkin
  • create a Christmas tree out of wire hangers
  • make a pop-up Christmas card
  • build a gingerbread house
  • make a Thanksgiving turkey out of lunch bags
  • make firework fuses
  • decorate a cake like a flag
  • decorate Easter eggs

10 How To Speech Topics on Sports/Recreation

How To:

  • do a 360 flip on a skateboard
  • improve your golf swing
  • knot a climbing rope
  • tighten wheels on rollerblades
  • put together a wakeboard
  • repair a bicycle shifter
  • arm wrestle someone more muscular than you
  • play ping-pong like a pro
  • choose the best paintball gun
  • put a spin on a baseball

Phew! There you go, 100 how to speech topics for you to choose. Hopefully, they'll give you some ideas so you can come up with a hundred more!

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