How to Give a Persuasive Presentation [+ Examples]

Hubspot

A presentation aimed at persuading an audience to take a specific action can be the most difficult type to deliver, even if you’re not shy of public speaking. With the right approach, you can create a presentation that leaves a skeptical audience enthusiastic to get on board with your project.

Which social media channels should your brand be present?

RockContent

What social media channels should your brand be present? But those are not the only relevant stats when it comes to defining if your brand should be present on social media. What social media channels should your brand be present?

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Communicating beyond the feature presentation

Biznology

A live feature presentation is a key component of Agile methods. One of them is “create compelling feature presentations” – which sounds obvious, but often runs afoul of the Agile principle of minimal documentation. James talks about ways of making feature presentations more compelling; what I want to talk about is how a team can share its work beyond the feature presentation. Feature presentations. To be clear, I’m a big believer in feature presentations.

How to Create a Stunning Presentation Cover Page [+ Examples]

Hubspot

When you're focused on creating a meaningful, persuasive presentation, it's easy to overlook the cover page. A stunning presentation cover page can intrigue your audience into wanting to know more and increase engagement with the information you’re presenting. Presentations

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

Every business asks the same question: How can we increase revenue? Gary Galvin is here to answer that question. He will help you define metrics to drive success, empower your sales team, and create a culture driven by results and accountability; because when your team clearly understands what path they’re on and why they’re on it, they are that much more likely to achieve results.

How to Present your Ideas like a Pro

Webbiquity

Learning how to present your ideas with persuasion is an invaluable skill. Whether it’s in a team meeting, a client presentation, in a webinar or Zoom meeting (probably the most likely circumstance in the current environment), or to your peers at a conference, here’s a method and specific steps to get your audience on board with your idea. Keep their attention and interest in your idea. Well, you need to PASS your presentation: PREPARE your presentation effectively.

8 Reasons Why Your Presentations Suck [Video]

Oracle

You’ve probably seen some poor quality presentations in your life, the kind that lull you to the sleep or drag you down to the very depths of boredom. Rick Altman , a presentations consultant, calls this phenomenon “death by powerpoint.” As he explained today at DemandCon, most people spend too little understanding how presentations work and too much trying to make them cool. Most of the time, it’s an attempt at keeping the presentation from being boring.

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5 tips to create a powerful business presentation [Step-by-step]

RockContent

Business presentations are a great way to sell an idea, a product, or a project. Better presentations are within your company’s reach, though. With the right tools and techniques, you can start making powerful business presentations today !

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The Evolution of SEO [Video Presentation]

Moz

Posted by RobOusbey Last November, Moz VP Product, Rob Ousbey, gave a presentation at Web Con 2020 on the evolution of SEO, and we're sharing it with you today! But if you're interested in SEO or using a tool suite to help you, then Moz might be the toolset that can help.

How to nail your next presentation: 10 rules for public speaking success

Biznology

I was recently invited to address a local professional group and the invitation got me thinking about what goes into a good presentation. Follow these to nail your next presentation! For every minute of presentation time, give yourself at least 15 minutes of prep time. Because there is so much that goes into a good presentation: from collecting your information, organizing it, determining how to present it, practicing, presenting it, etc.

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The 25 Best Slideshare Presentations Of 2013

Marketing Insider Group

So I looked through the most popular presentations published in the last 12 months and picked the top 25 slideshare presentations of 2013 for business leaders, marketers and growth hackers. The 25 Best Slideshare Presentations of 2013. million pageviews, Mary Meeker does it for the 2nd year in a row as one of the the top presentations of the year on Slideshare. More than a million pageviews for this 1st of 2 top Hubspot presentations.

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How TED Talks Can Help You Create Better Client Presentations

KoMarketing Associates

One of the challenges of client presentations is they are often given over the phone or through a web conferencing system. To create a better client presentation, whether it’s a sales pitch, a monthly report, or a presentation on content ideas, we have to go above and beyond bullet point slides. We have to figure out how to get the message across in a way that’s interesting to everyone involved and will get our audience, even if they are on the phone, more engaged.

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13 Tips on How To Nail a Presentation To the Board of Directors

Hubspot

In college, I always made it a point to listen intently to presentations. I knew how stressful and nerve-wracking it was to present in a room of peers and authority figures. I would nod feverishly to let presenters know I was invested in their presentation.

Interest, Intent, Spend: Intent Data Headline Roundup

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

According to an article on AdExchanger, LinkedIn has launched an interest-based targeting program within its self-service ad platform. LinkedIn’s Director of Product Abhishek Shrivastava said the purpose of the interest-based targeting is to combine profile data with intent signals, therefore improving targeting efforts. By giving marketers on LinkedIn 200 professional interests from which to choose, they can increase the relevancy of their messaging.

Five Ways of Presenting Great Content

Martech Advisor

Changing the way you think about presenting and fixing a few bad habits will allow you to connect with your audience in a way you haven't before, writes, Nancy Duarte, CEO, Duarte, Inc. Presentations have come a long way in the last decade. But most importantly, there were no strong examples of great presenters and great presentations across industries. This created a mindset that being an average presenter was all you needed to aspire to.

Webinar Presentations That Suck « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Webinar Presentations That Suck You are not even 3 minutes into the webinar and you know it: The presentation will suck. You roll your eyes and switch to your email while you wait for the presenter to appear alive, for the next slide to have something meaningful, for the pain to end… and wonder if you’re the only one wasting your time watching this session.

MarTech Conference: Some Random Impressions and Interesting New Vendors

Customer Experience Matrix

Several presenters diagrammed the actual marketing systems in place at their companies. What’s interesting is that the system looks for different types of influencers and designs different campaigns based on different user goals (traffic, followers, reviews, etc.) Of course, there were many other interesting exhibitors; apologies to those I''ve left out.

CMOs Need to Diversify How They Present Products to Improve Online Presence

Oracle

Facebook is losing ground to Reddit among millennials – an interesting trend that was predictable in 2013 and has gone into overdrive with recent news stories highlighting how vulnerable Facebook activity is to intrusion by third parties. To accommodate the habits of a diverse target audience, savvy marketers are presenting the same collection of digital artifacts in a variety of formats. The job of a CMO has never been more difficult.

19 Ideas for More Compelling and Effective Presentations

Circle Studio

Presentations play an important role in marketing and business development. Whether speaking at a conference, making a new business pitch, meeting with a client, or hosting a webinar, presentations can be a true differentiator—for better or worse.

The explosion of code — and “no code” — in marketing and martech, presented at TEDx Boca Raton

chiefmartech

They have such a great format for packing a really interesting phenomenon, observation, or story into ~15 minutes of focused narrative. And so I was thrilled to have the opportunity to do so at TEDx Boca Raton earlier this fall with a presentation on how Everyone is a Software Developer now. I love TED Talks. Giving one myself — even an independent TEDx Talk — has long been something I’ve aspired to.

How To Generate ROI (Return On Interesting) With Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Recently one of my colleagues discussed the concept of “Return On Interesting” with Content Strategy. I think it’s brilliant, and so I thought I should explain the basic concepts he presented to all of you here… Introducing Timo Elliott. He has presented 30 conference keynotes this year, mostly on the topic of Analytics (so check out his website to learn more or to secure him for your next event.). ROI = Return on Interesting.

5 Tips for Delivering Better Presentations

http://delicious.com/tag/publicspeaking

Giving presentations can be slightly nerve wracking or incredibly fun, depending on who you are. If you’re part of the group that dreads a presentation or giving a speech, you’re not alone. Whether you jump or puke at the chance to give a 30-minute presentation in front of thousands of people, these tips for giving better presentations can serve you well. Why not incorporate one into your next presentation? Interested in listening to one of our presentations?

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3 Essential Ingredients For Your Engaging Sales Presentation

Kaon

Those opening seconds are critical in holding the attention of your customers; therefore, your sales presentation needs to be compelling and relevant to each unique audience. While marketing has been trying to eliminate generic and boring presentations, salespeople tend to create content on their own, using inconsistent and often inaccurate corporate messaging. it is critical to deliver compelling presentations that tell your product story right the first time.

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Knock your next social media presentation out of the park

Sprout Social

As a social media professional, presentations are an inevitable part of your job and a vital part of your career growth. Honing your presentation skills takes time, patience and practice. Presentations can be a challenge, but they’re also an opportunity. Whether you’re presenting a new social strategy , proving the ROI of a campaign or pitching business to a new client, the basics of successful presentation are the same.

21 Great Examples of PowerPoint Presentation Design [+ Templates]

Hubspot

When it comes to presentation design, for instance, there's no shortage of avenues you can take. We're not saying there's one right way to design your next PowerPoint presentation, but we are saying that some designs make more sense than others. Luckily, new versions of PowerPoint actually suggest ideas for you based on the content you're presenting. In PowerPoint 2016 and later, PowerPoint is filled with interesting boilerplate designs you can start with.

The past, present, and future of content marketing- in 500 words

Biznology

And since the past is perfect, the present can never measure up. Setting aside the professional research aspect of my interest, this is purely entertainment for me. The Present. Find out what interests them, find out what scares them. The post The past, present, and future of content marketing- in 500 words appeared first on Biznology. Bold topic, no?

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4 Tactical Takeaways from Case Studies Presented at SiriusDecisions Summit 2013

Oracle

When the audience was polled during his presentation, more than 50% of the audience did not have a sales enablement strategy in their company.” I also met with Tony Jaros of SiriusDecisions at the conclusion of the conference and he shared an interesting perspective of involving CFOs in follow on conferences.

Best Random but Interesting Posts, Articles and Resources of 2009

Webbiquity

How can you make the most of those last few minutes before delivering an online presentation? For webinar presenters, sending periodic follow-up messages throughout the weeks and even minutes leading up to the webinar is critical for maximizing attendance. Concepts Explained in Plain English (Presentations) by Digital Inspiration. Amit Agarwal showcases six online presentations explaining the distinctions between Web 1.0,

3 Simple Presentation Techniques to Engage Your Audience

Marketo

Author: Kyra Johanson I recently had the opportunity to watch Jamie Gutfreund, Global CMO at Wunderman, present. When you’re presenting, set up your tables so that people sit in smaller groups. As each person shares, they reveal critical insights that you can use to guide your presentation (e.g. The presenter gets data from a random sample. The presenter gets to divert the attention to others in order to take a breath or review notes. The presenter gets a break.

8 Event Landing Page Examples that Drive Interest and Ticket Sales

Unbounce

These pages are designed to build interest and capture contact information (typically an email address so you can contact them closer to the event date or once tickets go on sale, for example). To drum up interest in an art fair, your design needs to be on point.

How to build a better Challenger Sales presentation in 2020

The Marketing Blender

How to build a better Challenger Sales presentation in 2020. Six steps to craft more persuasive messaging for a Challenger Sales presentation in 2020. It’s not about delivering a buttoned-up, formal presentation, it’s telling an impossible-to-ignore story. The six steps of crafting messaging for a Challenger Sales presentation: The Warmer: In this first step, you identify with the prospect and the problems they have to deal with. Our Services. See Our Work. Who We Are.

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7 ways to annoy webinar video watchers

Biznology

But hosts and presenters often unwittingly reduce the value of a webinar by doing things that fail to give value in exchange for my attention. Introducing the presenters. Put up a slide with a photo and credentials when the presenter starts talking. Don’t tell me why you’re going to talk about it or how interesting it will be. Divide it into chapters so people can skip to what interests them, review it, and share the salient points with others.

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Best Random but Interesting Marketing Posts, Articles and Resources of 2011

Webbiquity

As always, this penultimate post highlighting the most valuable content of the past year is dedicated to interesting marketing and social media content that didn’t fit neatly into any other category. How can you deliver dazzling presentations by avoiding common mistakes? Among the research results presented here, “Only 5% of online shoppers surveyed say they are primarily influenced by social media to visit a top retailer’s website.

Alex Lin of Cipher Cloud: Past, Present and Future of Marketing

SWZD

Alex had some very interesting insights on the evolution of marketing over the past two decades and some thought-provoking ideas of what may happen in the next decade. His answer was quite interesting and unique. Alex mentioned that CipherCloud was an interesting company for him to work at because it was one of the original founders of the cloud security space. He said it involves “being present, relevant and resonating in all the channels where your customers are.”.

Pinterest Launches 'Interests': Personalized Pins for Users

Hubspot

Today, the popular social network launched a new feature called "Interests." In Pinterest''s words, the feature enables you to "explore interests specially designed to help you find Pins you like.". Users can access Interests via the menu -- the same place you''d find all the pre-existing category options to peruse pins about animals, food & drink, sports, etc. So what''s so different about Interests? Pinterest just got a whole lot smarter.

Business Presentation Best Practices Are Common Sense — But Not Common Practice

Mereo

As the virtual business environment appears to be here to stay, at least at a significant capacity, it is more important than ever to uphold quality, value and a Seek to Serve mindset when it comes to your presentations — be that internal, external and anything in-between.

The 10 Commandments for Giving a Perfect Presentation

http://delicious.com/tag/publicspeaking

It doesn't matter if it's a group of 12 people in a board room or an auditorium filled with thousands of people -- giving the perfect presentation is no easy feat. During the conference and its preparation, some guidelines for giving great presentations emerged, and we wanted to share those lessons with all our awesome blog readers. Follow these 10 commandments, and you'll be well prepared to wow the audience during your next presentation.