You’ve probably heard this advice before: Don’t use bullet points in your presentations. But do you know why presentation design experts are so adamantly opposed to the bullet point format?
Here’s the simple, but perhaps surprising, explanation to why bullet points are bad for presentations: Bullet points make information more … Read More..
Statistics and data validate your presentation. Many times, showcasing numerical research is the main point of a presentation. But charts and graphs are overused formats, and as a result they are easily forgotten and often completely ignored by audiences.
As easy as it is to drag and drop a … Read More..
With the recent controversy over Amazon’s workplace culture, it’s clear that hiring the right candidate can make or break a business — and the employee. Recruiting top talent has always been a priority for most organizations, but in today’s talent war, it’s getting fierce.
Our September Upload Campaign focuses … Read More..
Five years ago, ebooks brought in $1.52 billion for U.S. companies. This year, they’re predicted to generate $6.74 billion. By 2018, that number is expected to jump to $8.69 billion. Need we say more to convince you to publish an ebook?
For those interested in checking out what ebooks can … Read More..
How do you capture someone’s attention online and get them to click through your entire presentation? There are many answers, including:
-Craft a compelling title
-Tell a meaningful story
-Use high-quality visuals
While those techniques are incredibly valuable, the advice I want to share with you takes a different … Read More..
We’ve all heard the basic public speaking advice: Make eye contact, speak more slowly than you think you need to, tell a story. But what about the tips that go below the surface — tips that the pros have learned from giving countless presentations over the years?
Turn to these … Read More..
Your speech is going great. You’ve opened with a bang and have hit all your key points. As you look out at the audience, they are on the edge of their seats; they’re nodding, and engrossed with every word that you say.
You’re about out of time, and you need … Read More..
Business jargon. It plagues a majority of presentations today.
Think back to the last few sayings you have heard over the course of this year. You probably remember a few acronyms that you can’t exactly recite back at this request. If not acronyms, the presenter may have tried to … Read More..