Have you ever been in the middle of a presentation, looked out over the audience and realize that you’ve completely lost your audience? It starts with the shifting in their seats and disintegrates to texting, doodling or even nodding off. You hurry up, skip points, talk faster and faster. Watch this presentation from @EFinkelstein for great tips and examples on how to make a presentation, even if you are artistically challenged.
Perhaps your presentation materials are interesting or maybe they’re not – but any way you look at it, unless you know how to make a presentation interesting, it will be boring. (more…)
Dan Marcolina is synonymous with creative presentation ideas and stunning design. And not only are they amazing to view but they can help inspire your own creative presentation ideas no matter what your design skill level. Whether you’re showing off your product, service, or latest deep thought, presentations like this can serve to push your presentation boundaries. Turn up your volume for this presentation…
Postcards With An Edge
I wanted to bring Dan’s “Interactive Postcards” presentation to your attention because it exemplifies “thinking outside the slide” (more…)
Great presentations rely on great writing. Words hold limitless power– they’re your key tools to connect emotionally with your audience, convey your message clearly, and convince your target customer that your product or service can help them. Finding sensible yet compelling presentation language to use is well worth the extra effort required at the outset. And it’s not a bad idea to sidestep a few verbal pitfalls along the way. (more…)
Excellent work by Zenslide putting together this presentation on Google Plus. Engaging and informative!
Why do we love this presentation? First of all because all marketers should be paying close attention to Google Plus. (more…)
Presentations are a business staple. In fact, they are second only to email as the most commonly used business tool, and an effective business presentation separates the extraordinary from the average. So what’s the difference between a standard presentation and a great one? (more…)
Check out this great infographic from our recent Death by PowerPoint survey!
New survey data confirms, death by PowerPoint is a national epidemic and we need a presentation revolution. Check out the SlideRocket summary of our findings:
According to survey data, PowerPoint ranks among the most dreaded applications, with respondents claiming they would rather go to the dentist or work on a Saturday than face the dreaded software, and too much text and boring graphics topping the list of frustrating and uninspired features. Fortunately, death by PowerPoint is completely avoidable with SlideRocket’s fabulous online presentations, presentation resources, iPad presentations, and social presentations. Oh my!
When structured properly, a slide deck can significantly enhance your presentation, enabling you to make what you are saying more impactful, more understandable, and more memorable. This guidebook is a compilation of proven presentation design tips, techniques, and best practices that can help you create winning slide sets.
I think we’ve all been there when a customer turns to Twitter to air their displeasure with your product or service. I know I’ve done it. Rob La Gesse, Rackspace’s Chief Disruption Officer welcomes it. He’s unafraid and has stated on many occasions his customer service strategy.
Actually, I’m not sure it counts as a strategy because his approach is just so human. He communicates with customers in a clear and simple way what went wrong, apologies, and listens to the customer to understand how to make it right. (more…)
There’s no doubt Fotolia is a great source of stock images for business presentations. But even with such beautiful stock photos to choose from, or perhaps because there are so many, it can be overwhelming to find the best business image for your slide presentation design.
Here are, in our estimation, the top new images posted to Fotolia in the last month under the theme of “motion”. (more…)