How do you get featured on the SlideShare homepage? What are tips for customizing content for the platform? And how do you build a successful campaign around a SlideShare? Todd Wheatland (Kelly Services), Jesse Noyes (Kapost) and I discussed all those topics and more in a webinar today… Read More..
Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices
“It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.“- Herb Elliott, Australian runner.
In some ways, the … Read More..
Standing out in a crowd isn’t easy, and creating a stand-out presentation is even more difficult. But there are a few tips and tricks that can move your SlideShare from run-of-the-mill to one-in-a-million.
Today, most presenters fear large slide counts. Many worry that a deck that is 100 slides, 50 slides or even 30 slides will create a poor experience for their audience. I’m here to shatter that belief.
Presenters need to stop aiming for 5-slide, 10-slide, and 15-slide decks.
These are weak.… Read More..
If you’re still standing by your computer when giving presentations, you now have the opportunity to have more freedom on stage. A new iOS app, QSlider, now gives you more flexibility in how you move around the stage by allowing you to control SlideShares with your iPhone, iPod or … Read More..
I am often asked how one can make slides look more engaging and visually appealing. Today, I want to offer up one simple technique that does not require a background in design, or expertise at programs like Photoshop or Illustrator: the Rule of Thirds.
What is it?
Imagine splitting up … Read More..
A great headline is arguably the most important part of a presentation. Headlines draw in your audience and preview what your deck is about.
The stats prove it: On average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you … Read More..
Aristotle often discussed three principles: pathos (passion), ethos (character), and logos (evidence). All three are the foundation to a great presentation, but today I want to unpack the topic of logos.
If you examine most business presentations, you will likely find an abuse of logos. You’ll see a … Read More..