So you’ve written the content for your presentation, and you think it looks pretty darn good. Don’t put down your pen just yet – you’ve still got work to do. No matter how good the first draft of a presentation looks, it can always be better with a little revision.
If you’re an introvert, you might feel like a fish out of water when standing in front of an audience. That doesn’t mean you can’t give a great presentation – you might just have to take a different approach than extroverts, who tend to take to the spotlight more naturally (but that doesn’t mean they never get nervous!)
It happens to the best of us: performance anxiety before giving a presentation rears its ugly head. Even when you know that you have your content nailed down, and have practiced in front of others, it can still creep up on you. Performance anxiety can be particularly strong the day of a mindfulness, and especially the few minutes beforehand. It can make you lose your concentration and train of thought and keep you from doing your best.
What’s your favorite color? That’s a dangerous question when it’s time to choose colors for your presentation design. Red may give you warm-and-fuzzy feelings because you once got a red fire truck for Christmas. But it may be the wrong choice for your audience. Read more
Today we return to the 1930s to learn about a clever technique that made a company famous. Their method involved presenting advertisements in a series of 4-6 short, sequential messages. Sound like a slide show? Not quite. Let me explain. Read more
Have you ever attended a lame presentation? You know the kind I mean. The presenter limps from slide to slide, and the audience can hardly wait for it to end. If it’s an in-person presentation, the audience may be reluctant to walk out. But online . . . . one click and they’re gone. A presentation should reinforce your brand — and you may need a little help from your friends. So let’s chat about that inside. Read more
What’s the first word that comes to mind when I say Powerpoint? If you’re like most people, the very word makes your eyes glaze over. Then your chin drops toward your chest. Soon you’re making a sound cartoonists illustrate with z-z-z-z-z. Boring! It’s time for a change. Does that mean you should toss Powerpoint out the nearest window? Here’s a less-drastic solution . . . Read more
Even the world’s greatest car is only as good as the driver behind the wheel. And even the World’s Easiest Webinar software is only as good as the person who presents the webinar. Winning webinars have a secret ingredient — YOU! So today we’re going to talk about how you can become a more successful presenter. Read more
A webinar can bring you great business opportunities. So you go to great lengths to make your presentation clear and organized. But remember this: just because people understand your message, that doesn’t mean they’ll remember it. So how do you make sure they remember? Practice these 5 surefire techniques. Read more
There are powerful reasons to use online meetings as a sales tool. The most obvious are that they’re going to save you time and money and put you in front of more people. But you already know that, so we’re going to talk about how to get the most out of your ClickMeeting sales tool. It could make the difference between 20% and 2000% ROI! Read more