Presentation Ideas

  • How to write your first speech

    … description of your talk as well as a basic conclusion. Magic! 4. Fill in the details Now that you have an effective structure, let’s connect those five ideas and smoothly move the audience from one section to the other through data, illustrations, and stories that support your points. Section 1: Establishing the goal and problem. If you’ve done…

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  • Save this guide on how to moderate a panel discussion

    … By Mark Schaefer I’ve been asked to moderate many corporate and conference panels over the years and I’ve become pretty good at it. So I thought I would pass along some of the things I’ve learned from my experiences. Save this post so you’ll be ready when it’s your time to take the stage! 1. Don’t worry about a preparation call This may seem…

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  • How to Host a Marketing Conference That Doesn’t Tank

    … By Kerry Gorgone, {grow} Contributing Columnist I travel a lot, either to present at conferences or to facilitate workshops. I’m even in a Facebook group for frequent business travelers (great luggage tips)! Attending so many events has led me to appreciate the ones that are well organized. The difference between hosting a memorable, worthwhile…

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  • Five tips to prepare for your first international speaking assignment

    … the territory Weeks before the talk, I start to read a newsfeed about the country and city I’m visiting. It can be something as simple as doing a daily web search for the news in that country. This way I get a feel for the political issues, potential hot buttons, and ideas I can use to “localize” the content. I always try to use some local…

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  • Highlights from my #SMMW keynote speech

    … This week I had the honor of giving the closing keynote address at Social Media Marketing World, the biggest social media marketing gathering in the world. What a great event. The Social Media Examiner team out-did themselves this year in every way — content, networking and flawless organization. This was a challenging talk — my audience…

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  • How to create an amazing social media marketing workshop

    … I receive a lot of questions from people who are creating their first social media class or workshop. I have no idea of how many hundreds of hours I have been in front of companies, graduate students, and conferences delivering content to people all over the world but I’ve picked up a few best practices along the way. Here are some tips, tricks…

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  • Four new effective presentation techniques you can use right now

    … 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. I think they’ll help you too. The black slide Tom Webster did something I had never seen before in a presentation and it was very effective. When he came…

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  • 10 Ways to Drive More Social Proof

    … 10 Ways to Drive More Social Proof from Mark Schaefer In an information dense world, the difference between being ignored and being a success might very well hinge on this subtle idea of social proof. People are barraged with messages every day and social proof is a handy shortcut when they are trying to figure out who to believe, who…

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  • A stunningly simple path to creative business presentations

    … the top illustration on this post) Here are some of the disadvantages: The number of font styles and themes is extremely limited — just six. You apparently can’t save the presentation to your computer. I had some trouble with the software. It kept stalling out on Chrome. Frustrating. It does nto support Internet Explorer. Now…

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