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3 Persuasive Speech Topics

Looking for a persuasive speech topic? Look no further, you've come to the right place!

Let's take a look at 3 persuasive speech topics that have stood the test of time.

These are timeless topics that will always be in demand, and will always have a persuasive effect on an audience.

Be sure to also read my public speaking training article on how to write and deliver a persuasive speech - combine those elements with one of the 3 persuasive speech topics here and you've got a winning speech or presentation every time.

Persuasive speech topic #1: Health

Health will always be a persuasive speech topic. When it comes to speaking about health, speaking about prevention is a lot less persuasive than speaking about cure.

In working with Doctors in various capacities I've observed objectively that very few people take preventative actions with respect to their health.

However, as soon as they have a health problem they'll do almost anything to alleviate that.

So does that mean you need to seek out an audience full of sick people?-no, that won't be necessary.

If your topic is health-related you can certainly speak to a roomful of healthy folks - demonstrate your expertise and what you can do for them and you'll be the expert they call on when they do have a health problem.

Persuasive speech topic #2: Wealth

Although this is #2 on our list, this is actually the top topic of all time.

Until money is extinct, people will want to know about how to generate money and how not to lose money.

Making money is always a popular topic. And people will go to great lengths not to lose money as well.

Some have suggested that people will do far more to avoid losing money than they will to gain it.

No matter how you slice it, wealth is a topic that will never go out of style and will always be popular with people.

Persuasive speech topic #3: Celebrity

The word "fan" is an abbreviation of the word "fanatical" - and many, many people are fanatical when it comes to people who are famous.

So do you have to be a celebrity to take advantage of this persuasive speech topic?

Absolutely not! If you've had contact with a famous and well-known celebrity and can spin a compelling story, people will flock to hear it.

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