They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I’ve always erred on the side of a thousand words, but that makes sense – I’m a writer, not a designer.
For a presenter, PowerPoint or other presentation software is indeed the main tool for creating a presentation but there’s certainly much more of what you want to say to your audience. It won’t fit all into few slides of your presentation. As a presenter, you’re passing on knowledge. No matter if it’s just a general overview of the topic or deep insights packed up with details.
If your presentation is overloaded with information and you want to minimize the amount of text, but keep the main message, this post is definitely for you. During working on slides design or redesign we also often face the problem how to simplify a complex presentation. So we share here three tips how we cope with it.
Looking for an answer how to be more creative and original while creating presentations? Check the following four tips. No doubt you want to make an outstanding presentation, which will catch all attention of the audience. The trick is how to be different than the masses. Especially if you’re one of the several presenters. The question is how to step out of common default look of slides everybody is using? Find a moment before making a presentation, jump into your creative mood. How?
The AIDA Model identifies cognitive stages an individual goes through during the buying process for a product or service. It’s a purchasing funnel where buyers go to and fro at each stage, to support them in making the final purchase. AIDA Model Diagram will help you ensure that any kind of writing, whose purpose is to get the reader to do something, is as effective as possible.
Sometimes the issue isn’t with making sure your audience stays engaged, it’s keeping yourself interested, too! It’s time to get creative with presentations! If you are not excited about the material, your audience won’t be, either. One way to rejuvenate your interest and look at your content from another perspective is to get creative with presentations! When audiences see an approach that is unique or unfamiliar to them, they are more apt to appreciate the content because they see it differently, themselves.
Many of our clients report that July and August are slow times for them. These months tend to have less urgent projects running across the board, and since it’s a common time of year for staff to go on vacation, there aren’t typically many new projects added to the docket. Of course, this is also a time when there is low conference attendance, and fewer projects to attend to. For marketing folks, however, the end of summer is a time of opportunity. Summer’s end is a great time to bolster marketing efforts, update presentation resources, prepare and refresh marketing materials and prepare for a busy final quarter! Don’t Waste This Opportunity, […]
Do You Have an Engaging Presentation? The worst part of sitting through the presentations of others is being bored. It’s terrible when you want to give your focus to an instructor or team member, but the information they are presenting isn’t interesting or doesn’t seem useful. When you’re building your own presentations the worst part is worrying if it is interesting or engaging for your audience.
Besides designing presentation slides, I often see another challenge – how to effectively manage presentations and slides such that they are organized and easily accessible. I personally use many slide decks across my projects and customers. But they need to be well organized and updated often which is a very time-consuming task. How to do it? Here’s a conversation I had with Katrik Sundar, founder of Teamslide and a specialist in the topic of presentation and slide management.
Opening, body and closing are obvious structure parts of the presentation. However, are you using these structure slides effectively? Each of these parts has its objective that you should clearly highlight also on your slides. How?