A good friend of mine and fellow trainer Stella Collins drew my attention to this unusual new application which creates a “word cloud” from any web page or piece of text.   The frequency with which the words appear  in your text determines how large they appear in the Wordle image.    Apart from creating interesting graphics, it occurs to me that this little tool may give us a new way to analyse the key messages in our speeches and presentations.  Check it out at wordle.net

Here’s one I prepared earlier:



  1. Sam on 01/06/2009 at 15:38

    Hi Gavin – like the post.Have just tweeted it!

  2. tara on 27/05/2009 at 15:14

    Thanks for the tip.Have been having a field time using wordle.

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