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A stunningly simple path to creative business presentations

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Thanks to Haiku Deck and Slideshare , there is no excuse to create lousy slide presentations any more! A few month ago, I became aware of a mobile app called Haiku Deck that allows you to create impressive slide presentations right from your mobile device.

Four new effective presentation techniques you can use right now

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

I recently had the opportunity to observe some great speakers — Mitch Joel , Tom Webster and Laura Fitton and I learned a few things that I am incorporating into my keynote presentation style. Tom Webster did something I had never seen before in a presentation and it was very effective.

10 Fun and Interesting Presentation Ideas

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At some point in every business person’s life, you will have to give a presentation and if you’re like me, it can still be an anxious experience. Sometimes that’s OK, but images can also help you create a more fun and interesting presentation.

Presentations Need More Dragons: Corporate Storytelling Techniques

B2B Marketing Insider

You know, deep in your heart, what presentations lack. As a content strategist for a presentation design firm, my company wages war against […]. The post Presentations Need More Dragons: Corporate Storytelling Techniques appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

8 Easy ideas to make your presentation memorable

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That’s a difficult feat, even for the best presenters. A few years ago, a research team led by Stephen Kosslyn and composed of experts from three universities studied how presenters could improve their public speaking. What would you add to make your presentation memorable?

The 25 Best Slideshare Presentations Of 2013

B2B Marketing Insider

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.

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Marketing to Engineers Requires Accurate and Truthful Content Presented Logically

Industrial Marketing Today

They are actively looking for reliable information about advancements […] The post Marketing to Engineers Requires Accurate and Truthful Content Presented Logically by Achinta Mitra appeared first on Industrial Marketing Today.

3 Simple Presentation Techniques to Engage Your Audience

Modern B2B Marketing

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. The presenter gets data from a random sample. The presenter gets a break.

39 Perfect GIFs For Your Next Presentation

B2B Marketing Insider

Bad presentations are painful. For both the presenter and the audience suffering through it, these can feel like dying a slow death. So how can you ensure your presentation doesn’t result in your audience falling asleep in front of you?

Presenting a Webinar? Build an Emotional Connection with Your Audience

Act-On

The success of the webinar is largely contingent on how articulate and trustworthy the presenter is, and how well the presentation addresses genuine audience concerns. Caution: Don’t choose subject matter that your organization, or the presenter, is not extremely familiar with.

#BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing

Crimson Marketing

The Economist is one of the best publications for business news and international politics.

Important Grammar in Business Presentations

Your Sales Management Guru

Just How Important Is Proper Grammar When it Comes to Business Presentations? Ken; We have a guest blog this week, a topic that is absolutely key in emails, presentations and meetings. It takes more than just good speaking skills to give a top-notch business presentation.

5 Steps to effectively use case studies in your sales presentation

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

How many times have you walked away from a sales presentation muttering “I still don’t have a clue what they do … or why I should care.”. It’s always a challenge to present engagingly in a short window of time. It’s always a challenge to present engagingly in a short window of time.

#BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing

Crimson Marketing

When Pepsi changed their old logo for Pepsi Max to a new one… … there was an unexpected parody that came forth: Is anyone else wondering how many people know that Pepsi Max is a diet beverage? BADMarketing . Images: Courtesy of Britannica and Wix Blog.

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5 Tips for Delivering Better Presentations

Hubspot

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. Why not incorporate one into your next presentation?

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Five insanely simple ideas to make your next presentation sizzle

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Creating effective PowerPoint presentations is a skill that is rarely ever taught, but somehow we’re all expected to create dazzling presentations. The idea of what a presentation “is” is being reinvented over and over again as new technologies emerge.

How to Make Your Presentations Wow Like a TED Talk

Modern Marketing

So, how do you capture a little of that magical quality when creating your own presentations? For more on effective slides check out How to Create a Captivating Presentation. No one ever says what that means, which is unhelpful when you’re developing a presentation for an organization, a conference, or committee that you need to persuade. How to Make Your Presentations Wow Like a TED Talk is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing.

#BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing

Crimson Marketing

The post #BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing appeared first on. Why not workout with your significant other? BADMarketing. What do you think is the worst part of this ad? Share your thoughts below! Image: Courtesy of Breitbart.

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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. I spend time watching videos of other people speaking, reviewing Slideshare presentations, and of course reading books.

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How to Own Your Next Presentation

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Maggie Jones Be honest: could you get through an entire presentation without saying “um”? And lastly, do you know the one thing you want your audience to take away from your presentation? Don’t get me wrong – a fantastic presentation isn’t all about style.

#BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing

Crimson Marketing

This is what happens when you try to streamline your social media engagement strategy: #BADMarketing strikes again… . . BADMarketing Bad Marketing branding marketing fail social media

How to write your first speech

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Think of your talk as a flow of five key concepts, which you’ll present in order. By presenting that goal, you create desire, and desire precedes all change. Section 2: Presenting the idea. By Tamsen Webster, {grow} Community Member.

How to Easily Create a SlideShare Presentation [Free PowerPoint Templates]

Hubspot

Well, there's good news: Creating a SlideShare presentation in PowerPoint doesn't have to be that daunting. With the right templates and tools at your disposal, you could easily create an engaging, visual presentation -- all without fancy design programs, huge budgets, or hiring contractors.

Link Building: past, present, and future

Biznology

In an upcoming Biznology webinar aptly named “Link Building: Past, Present, and Future,” some of my colleagues from Page One Power will be discussing how link building has changed over the years, how to build links the right way today, and where links are headed in the future.

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.

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Nine Practical Guides to Public Speaking and Presentations

Webbiquity

How can you get and keep a roomful of people engaged with your presentation? 15 Presentation & Public Speaking Tips that Rock by Content Marketing Institute.

#BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing

Crimson Marketing

You might be asking yourself, “What the heck is #BADMarketing?” It’s fairly simple – its marketing gone very, very wrong. It’s so wrong, it needs no introduction. . Look for our #BADMarketing posts moving forward, and enjoy! . BAD Marketing #BADMarketing Bad Marketing marketing message

A Simple Guide to Creating Memorable Presentations [SlideShare]

Hubspot

We've all fallen victim to a boring presentation at one point or another. where the presentation has no structure, the presenter is basically reading straight off of text-heavy slides, the graphs are confusing, and there's some weird stuff going on with the color scheme.

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The Best SlideShare Presentations of 2014 [SlideShare]

Hubspot

I don''t know about you, but I love SlideShare -- both as a marketer, and just as a regular person who likes to look at cool presentations. As a person who likes to look at cool presentations, I love that there are tons of great ones to choose from that cover all manner of topics.

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20 Tools for Creating and Delivering Amazing Presentations

Hubspot

If you''re in business, you need to know how to create captivating presentations. Use the right tools to create and deliver your presentation. We’ve compiled our list of the top presentation tools for sales and marketing professionals. 13) Presentation Assistant.

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#BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing

Crimson Marketing

The post #BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing appeared first on Crimson Marketing. Also known as Bananas… #BADMarketing. Image: Courtesy of Unbounce . BADMarketing

#BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing

Crimson Marketing

The post #BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing appeared first on Crimson Marketing. Image: Courtesy of Epic Marketing Fails . So, should we text you now or later? BADMarketing. BADMarketing

#BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing [Video]

Crimson Marketing

The post #BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing [Video] appeared first on. What about this isn’t painfully uncomfortable? BADMarketing. Video: Courtesy of Mashable. BADMarketing

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20 Inspiring SlideShare Presentations Every Marketer Should See

Hubspot

Some SlideShare presentations are better than others. But the best SlideShare presentations represent all three. To help you kick your own SlideShare presentations up a notch, here are 20 awesome SlideShares to check out. Do you have any other favorite SlideShare presentations?

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#BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing

Crimson Marketing

The post #BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing appeared first on Crimson Marketing. This sounds sanitary… #BADMarketing. Images: Courtesy of AdWeek. BADMarketing

#BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing

Crimson Marketing

The post #BADMarketing presented by Crimson Marketing appeared first on Crimson Marketing. In case you can’t tell, that’s Ashton Kutcher in “brown face”… #BADMarketing . Image: Courtesy of studentbeans.com.

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How to Leverage Google Analytics for Digital Marketing Success [Presentation]

KoMarketing Associates

Our presentation on Google Analytics Fundamentals for the John Deere Dealer Network in North America. The presentation focused on setting up and configuring goals and campaign tracking as well as shortcuts and tips for navigating Google Analytics a bit faster and more effectively.

The Right Way to Handle Tough Questions During Presentations [SlideShare]

Hubspot

7 Myths When Answering Tough Questions During Presentations from. How to you handle tough presentation questions? If you've ever spoken in front of an audience -- big or small -- it's likely that you're familiar with "Q&A paranoia.".

The best presentation slide in history* (tribute)

Earnest about B2B

But there’s a problem with numbers, unless you’re Neo from the Matrix (or a seasoned data analyst), they tend to scramble your brain if you spend too long looking at them and they don’t tend to make interesting or engaging presentations. A picture can paint a thousand words. Ok great.

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20 Must-See SlideShare Presentations That'll Inform, Inspire & Entertain

Hubspot

If you''re regularly on our blog, you know that we love SlideShare presentations. Last year we posted an article about 20 inspiring SlideShare presentations we wanted to share with our audience. We loved this presentation so much we even wrote a blog post about it.