A question I often get asked is how one can involve his or her audience more when giving a presentation. Creating more exercises/workshops and opening yourself up to Q&A more frequently are options, but there are a few clever tactics that can be utilized to make your presentations even more … Read More..
Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices
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..
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..
“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..