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..
By Nancy Duarte
I received a text message three days ago from my niece who works at a CPA firm that delivers a lot of technical presentations. Her message said, “…Many presentations are quite boring and ineffective. Unfortunately, the information the presenters are trying to convey is actually important, but … Read More..
So you’ve uploaded a SlideShare. Now what?
If your answer is “sit back and watch the views pour in,” that’s a gross misuse of your time and effort — especially if you’re a marketer (and 40% of B2B marketers report using SlideShare). What you should be doing is creating … Read More..
Tinkering with your SlideShares can make a huge difference.
Case in point: Two months ago, I published “A Humane Approach to Business (or Why Companies Must Stop Torturing Their Customers).” It had a different title when I first published it — one I’ve long since forgotten — and … Read More..
People love infographics, and the statistics prove it: In the past five years, Google searches for “infographics” have increased 25X. Sharing an infographic can improve website traffic by 12%. Some analysts even claim that 100% of businesses can benefit from sharing an infographic.
But you can’t just slap … Read More..