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, Replenish Your Marketing Resources
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?
Continue reading Build an Engaging Presentation with Proper Structure Slides
When presenting to your team or another department, it can be difficult to capture the attention of your audience. The struggle is often based in the need to make more engaging presentations, more so than a lack of interest or effort on the part of the presenter. We’ve found that explaining concepts such as sales funnels with graphics not only makes the presentation more visually engaging but helps to clarify what might otherwise be a difficult concept. Continue reading Sales Funnel Graphics Are a Shortcut to Presentation Engagement
Do you have a nice quotation in your presentation, but don’t know how to show it nicely? Check some design ideas that Izabela, our graphic designer, prepared for you 🙂
When we create a presentation, the first draft slides are usually text bullet points. At least, I often do so.
The important thing is not to stay there. Move a step further – change those texts into visual form. And the easiest form is a simple diagram. That’s a reason I promote such schema illustrations as a great way to make strong visual presentations. Why diagrams are perfect solutions for presenting various complex topics.
As the end of the year is approaching, you may be involved in preparing a business review presentation. Here’re some simple tips on how to make it visually attractive. How to make financial results more interesting, inspirations for showing sales, production, accounting data and other KPIs in eye-catching visual form.
Have a presentation where you need to show benefits of features? Or product characteristics?
Let’s show it in an atypical creative way.
We have prepared some inspirations for such slides design.