Stellar Tips and Keynote, PowerPoint Presentation Templates

Presentations are a necessity in the modern business world. It’s a great way to showcase a variety of information while you present your idea. When crafting your presentation you will want build a clear, concise message to keep it memorable and inviting. ...more

How To Make Videos From Your Presentation Slides (No Fancy Equipment Needed)

Perhaps you're a blogger who loves sharing information with her readers.You've got solid content on your website. But, what about other places you can promote your content? How about YouTube!?Yeah, you heard right. It's easy to put your content on presentation slides (Keynote or PowerPoint) and then turn them into HD video. ...more

The 5 Secrets of Crafting a Horrible PowerPoint Presentation

Sure, it seems easy to create the kind of horrible PowerPoint presentation that puts your audience to sleep when your topic is already a yawner---but is it only the subject matter that’s to blame?When you’re speaking on a topic that your audience already has an interest in, is it still possible to annoy listeners and make them want to throw tomatoes at you?...more
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Learn Three (Or More) Ways to Use PowerPoint That You Have Not Thought Of - GUARANTEED (with video)

Eyes glaze over when I start talking about how I use PowerPoint for more than just slides. In the video below, I've compiled about a dozen examples of my favorite uses for this wonderful software that gets such a bum rap. At the end of the video, you'll see links to some tutorials. I'm absolutely positive that you're going to go "Ahhhh. Now why didn't I think of that?"...more

Death by PowerPoint Presentation (poem)

 Our mission  statement has five “strands”, as it wereNow I’ll walk you through this color-coded tableI’ve been told I use too many acronymsHere’s a graphical representation that summarizes what I’ve said thus farI won’t discuss every page of this spreadsheetAnd, now, to recapitulateAny questions?Regards,Katharine...more

The Art of Presentation – Speaker and Presentation Bloggers

There will be common elements between all of the presenters in that there will be a structure of some form. It is a skill that can be taught by people who have information and the gift of teaching. It is also something that can be learned if you find the right resources. Let me introduce you to a few of the bloggers who help others to give great speeches and presentations. The first two I met during PresentationCamp Los Angeles. I want to start with them because they demonstrated the very skills other claim to teach. ...more

This is great and so well timed!

My students are about to start a client brief ...more

Oooh Fuuudge

Oooh Fuuudge For someone who prides herself on a sensitivity to language, I have an awfully healthy cursing vocabulary. "Potty mouth," my husband calls it. I try to explain that it's for rhetorical technique. To add emphasis, for example, via 'expletive infixation', as in, "abso-*#$%ing-lutely." My husband doesn't buy it. "Potty mouth," he says again; "you kiss your mother with those lips?" I'm usually good about being aware of my audience, ...more

Give a Better Presentation!

Want to give a better presentation? I give a lot of them. Here are my best tips. See below for a printable one-page checklist that will put everything you need to get ready for a talk from your drycleaning to your Powerpoint on a single sheet of paper. Lisa’s Presentation Tips How many slides should I have? ...more

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