By Michelle Mazur
The absolute worst piece of public speaking advice I ever received came from a dear friend of mine. My speech focused on giving up my dream job in paradise to pursue happiness and love in my personal life.
My friend suggested, “Wear a coconut bra and a … Read More..
By Ann Smarty
As most of us know, presentations work great for content marketing: They are visual and engaging, and as a result they diversify your content portfolio and expand your promotion channels. Here are 5 ways (plus a bonus one) to make the most of SlideShare presentations as … Read More..
By David Bliss
By now you’ve probably heard countless times how important it is to use well-crafted stories in modern presentations. Why? We’re impatient in today’s distracting world. We no longer want to be lulled to sleep by complicated graphs and bullet points. We expect to be excited, challenged and … Read More..
By Bruce Kasanoff
Few things in life are perfect right off the bat. It usually takes some practice or adjusting to get it right. The same applies to SlideShare: Most of the people I know upload a SlideShare presentation and then never alter it. To me, that is heresy.
SlideShare … Read More..
By Eugene Cheng
Let’s face it: Not all of us have hours to spare on a creating a beautiful, standout SlideShare deck. If you’re going to do it right, it takes time. And how many of us have tons of time to spare?
When we first started contributing our SlideShares, … Read More..
By Moumita Basu and Lorraine K. Lee
Most 16-year-olds are focused on sports or cars or maybe even the SATs. For Tyler Millis and Arjit Kansal, two teens from Fort Meyers, Florida and New Delhi, India, respectively, their passion is PowerPoint. Yep, you read that right: PowerPoint.
The two 16-year-olds … Read More..
By Toke Kruse
Ever wondered why your presentation about planning didn’t result in an implemented project? One reason might be that your plan wasn’t presented in an effective manner.
A well-executed planning presentation should:
- establish agreement
- coordinate actions
- set schedules and timelines
Unfortunately, many planning presentations fall … Read More..
Last week, I made the case for treating your presentations like a TV series. To recap, presenting your message in a series of releases allows you to incorporate feedback, build a following (and excitement!), and, ultimately, produce better content.
Creating a series doesn’t mean automatic success — think of … Read More..