There are many different methods with which a presenter can mold his or her content. In fact, my team and I have several at our disposal that we deploy from project to project. I counted 26 different styles at one point. For example, we have different styles for teaching, selling, … Read More..
Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices
Getting featured on SlideShare’s homepage as one of the three top SlideShares of the Day can be considered the holy grail for many uploaders. In our experience, this coveted spotlight guarantees at least a few thousand views in traffic, and your content becomes a … Read More..
Your cover slide is your presentation’s calling card. On SlideShare and the web, it’s the only way that you can show your audience what they can expect from both a visual and content perspective. It’s your mini elevator pitch, your movie trailer, and your book cover that can either propel … Read More..
I speak a lot.
In the last 3 years, I’ve given nearly 80 unique presentations at 100+ events in the technology and marketing fields. A good percent of the time, I get scores back from the organizers telling me how the audience perceived my talk in relation … Read More..
Have you been leveraging SlideShare to its fullest potential? For many, you’ve just scratched the surface. We recently took to Twitter to participate in the #GetRealChat, hosted by social media expert Pam Moore. We shared advice on how to leverage the power of SlideShare and LinkedIn, showed examples … Read More..
We are drowning in a sea of clichéd metaphors, expressions, and nonsense words that obfuscate our simpler message. Examine that opening sentence again. “Drowning in a sea” is a tired metaphor. And why did I choose to use “obfuscate” when I could have used “hide” instead?
A business presentation often … Read More..
By Geoffrey James
Presentations with bullet lists make you seem dull and stupid. Structuring your presentation as a real story does the exact opposite.
Most presentations are boring, some are tolerable, a very few are memorable. The memorable ones all share a single essential characteristic–they tell a story. But what
The key to sharp writing and fantastic design is simple: You must become a cruel, thorough editor. No fluff, no unnecessary elements — just a clean finished presentation that says exactly what it needs to say.
Here are a few fast tips that can help you get down to … Read More..