Choosing the right colors for your presentation can quickly become a surprisingly difficult task. It’s easy to know when color combinations don’t look good, but it’s tougher to figure out what actually works. If you don’t know where to start, here are a few things to keep in mind the … Read More..
Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices
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..
How do you wow your followers and get them to share your posts, like your status updates, want to work for you as a company and ultimately buy into you as a brand? Just throwing up a profile or page will only get you so far. The real key is … Read More..
When designing presentations, which font should you use? If you’re overwhelmed by the number of options these days, you are not alone. Typography, however, can be just as powerful and important as the images you use. It’s integral to your design, and can help amplify your message. While there … Read More..
By Nick Kellet
You’re probably hooked on at least one TV series right now. Perhaps it’s “Game of Thrones.” Or maybe it’s “Breaking Bad” or “House of Cards.” The point is, you kept coming back for more and more. What is it about serialization and brevity that attracts us as
Even if you are the most engaging speaker in the world, you won’t have as big an impact without understanding cognitive load theory (CLT). This theory holds especially important when it comes to excelling in presentation design.
CLT is an instructional theory that states that our working memory is limited. … Read More..
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..
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..