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Making presentations with an iPad. It’s time.

The Presenter's Blog

Some months ago I blogged about presenting with an iPad. At the time I was still tiptoeing into the world of Keynote and tablet-based presenting. I’ve come to value the way that iPad lets you flick mid-presentation between KeyNote and news/video apps such as the New York Times. Philips Bluetooth speaker. All day battery.

How to Open a Speech or Presentation

Matt Eventoff

All too often, this is what is heard to open the speech or presentation: “Hi, thank you for having me. The smartphones are out in force; it is not unusual to see laptops, netbooks or tablets out and being utilized as well; 3) Eyes looking up. So how do you effectively open a speech or presentation? .

7 Deadly Sins of Presentation Preparation

DeFinis Communications

Have you ever found yourself sitting in the center seat of a packed auditorium—hemmed in on both sides by people and laptops—listening to a keynote speaker who is supposed to be imparting knowledge and wisdom, but instead is droning on and on? Take the time to fully develop your message first, and then create powerful visuals to accompany it.

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PowerPoint Presentation Do’s and Don’ts

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Practical Tips for Creating Persuasive PowerPoint Presentations On 22nd May 2016 it will be PowerPoint's 26th birthday! Please enter your name.

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7 Deadly Sins of Presentation Preparation

DeFinis Communications

Have you ever found yourself sitting in the center seat of a packed auditorium—hemmed in on both sides by people and laptops—listening to a keynote speaker who is supposed to be imparting knowledge and wisdom, but instead is droning on and on? Take the time to fully develop your message first, and then create powerful visuals to accompany it.

How your smartphone can help you become a better presenter

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

With Christmas just passed, and smartphones and tablets reported as the most popular presents, I thought it might be helpful to think about how these technological marvels can help become a better presenter. 1) Recording your presentations. There are however many more ways that these devicescan help us become better presenters.

Presentation Insight: Using Amazon Storybuilder to outline a presentation

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Late last year Amazon Studios introduced a tool that will be helpful for presenters. How would their tools relate to presentations?

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PowerPoint Tip: Equipment to carry when presenting

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

I brought a lot of cables and equipment because I was doing a live demonstration of how you can create a video for your web site using visuals you create in PowerPoint. I normally don’t carry that amount of gear with me, but I do carry more than just my laptop and remote. I’ve used it successfully in rooms with 50-75 people.

New Tools for Your Presentation Toolbox

Professionally Speaking...

And some of the tools are actual products that we can use to enhance and enliven our presentations. Photo Credit: flickr/ChewyHooey.

Using video in a presentation: 7 steps to success

Max Atkinson

The first was that I found myself giving a few tips to a Twitter follower on how to use video in a presentation. SEVEN STEPS TO SUCCESS 1.

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Successful preparation is the basis for a successful presentation

PowerPoint Tips

When you find out that you need to give a presentation, your first step should be preparation. How much time does that give you to present?

Tip: You and your visuals

Pivotal Public Speaking

Using visuals of any sort in a presentation has to be as unobtrusive as possible. This may mean arranging them in the order in which they will be presented. It may mean practising the presentation so that you know automatically where to reach for something. The first step here is being prepared.

How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

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People used to whisper to each other or pass hand-scribbled notes during presentations. Yes, presenting with the back-channel is challenging.

Where were you when the tech went out?

More than PowerPoint...

— and a nifty state-of-the-art presentation system. The night before, I had rehearsed my presentation. Coaching Presentation

My 2015 holiday speaker gift list is here!

Speak Schmeak

Unhitch yourself from the laptop with a wireless presentation remote. It''s the most wonderful time of the year! Oldies but goodies.

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Thinking of doing a Hangout? Read this first!

Speak Schmeak

Nope, just good ol'' fashioned presentation advice, but the kind you need when you''re going to be on camera. sorry! position it the same way.

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Six Presentation Lessons from Grey’s Anatomy

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

In the episode, three doctors present cases from their past in order to teach other doctors key lessons (you can watch the episode, titled The Time Warp, online ). I think as presenters we can learn some good lessons from how these doctors did their presentations. He needs no visuals and is very inspiring.

Presentation Handouts: Are They Useful for Your Audience?

Professionally Speaking...

Most presenters at most presentations give handouts to the audience. And the presentation handout was born. For sure. 2.0. .

*New* 2Day VisualStory Workshop – June 27 & 28

Duarte Blog

When you combine the persuasive power of the spoken word with memorable visuals, your ideas become unstoppable. What not to bring: A laptop.

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Review: Targus Bluetooth Presentation Remote

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Over the past several months, I’ve seen the ads for the Targus AMP11US Bluetooth Presenter for Mac from Targus. Setup was simple.

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Holiday gift list for speakers!

Speak Schmeak

Unhitch yourself from the laptop with a wireless presentation remote. But sometimes it''s more convenient to use my phone. The problem?

Bring In Some Quiet Achievers To Ensure Your Presentation Is A Success

Pivotal Public Speaking

There to make sure your presentation gets the results you want. These are your visual supports. They support your presentation, underscore its impact, give power to your points. It may be that in the culture of your organisation or of your audience, impact will be created by your visuals. Quiet achievers. Unobtrusive.

Bring In Some Quiet Achievers To Ensure Your Presentation Is A Success

Pivotal Public Speaking

There to make sure your presentation gets the results you want. These are your visual supports. They support your presentation, underscore its impact, give power to your points. It may be that in the culture of your organisation or of your audience, impact will be created by your visuals. Quiet achievers. Unobtrusive.

Interview: Paul M. Wood – Transmedia Storyteller

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This might put your video used at trade show presentation on a massive screen into a format suitable for a laptop or smart phone. Transmedia storytelling is a hot topic. It’s a form of storytelling where multiple platforms tie together to tell a common story. Transmedia storytelling is a hot topic. Paul M. Paul M.

TEDxUCLA: The good and the great

Speak Schmeak

And as the day went on, I appreciated being surrounded by others taking notes on laptops and iPads. Let's call these the "DOs." Well, I never."

PowerPoint Tip: Solve your presentation delivery problems

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

After you have planned your presentation and created persuasive visuals, you need to prepare to present your presentation. I’ll start with a good presenter evaluation feedback form I featured earlier this year from Jim Endicott of Distinction Services that you can find here. Please don’t do this.

How social media remixes public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

Today, the tools for sharing what's happening, live and in real time, are right in your mobile phone or laptop.

Two unconventional (okay, downright weird) anxiety techniques

Speak Schmeak

Conversation buzzes as students’ fingers busily craft dollar signs, cars, nursing caps, laptops, initials, “stick” people, etc. horror sets in.

10 Presentation Tips From Steve Jobs’ iPad Launch

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

Steve Jobs is rightly regarded as a master of the presentation universe. No ever-present logo bars, event titling or other clutter.

The naked speaker: How to present naked

The Eloquent Woman

Editor's note: Marion Chapsal coaches and trains business executives in presentation and leadership skills, and blogs about those topics.

Worst & Best in Legal Presentations

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Connecting the laptop to the projector is still an issue, especially in situations where the projector is not your own and you don't know what resolution it may be. I don't advocate eliminating animation, in fact I suggest careful use of it in my book " The Visual Slide Revolution ". The mis-use of animation continues to be a problem.

What do you do when you run out of time?

PowerPoint Tips

Most presentations have a time limit. Before every presentation, memorize the last slide number. When you have 5 minutes left to speak and you’ve promised a Question & Answer period, just type that slide number on your laptop, and press Enter to go to the last slide. Use a menu-based presentation.

12 ways to get the most out of a speaking or presentation training session

The Eloquent Woman

Here are a dozen things you can do to make sure you can get the most out of your next presentation or public speaking training session. Rest up.

eLearn: Best Practices

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15 Tips for Webinars: How to Add Impact When You Present Online By Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE July 7, 2009 Whenever you open your mouth, whether youre talking to one person or a thousand, you usually want to get a specific message across. Be creative in your use of visual appeal. Whats different when the lecture is in the virtual world?

8 things I learnt about using twitter as a participation tool : Speaking about Presenting

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Olivia Today, I presented a session remotely at the Presentation Camp at Stanford University, California. My session was on “How to engage your audience with Twitter&# and I tried to do exactly that during my presentation. These are the strategies: Break up your presentation into small sections. Thanks for visiting!

Interacting with your audience using an audience response system

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

There were no wires, just a box of little keypads, each about the size of a pocket calculator and a USB “dongle&# that plugs into you laptop.

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Digitizing and Widgetizing Our Textbooks

The Communication Blog

The Digital/Widgetal Textbook A digital textbook is simply an e-book, a book that can be read on your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone. So, for example, when a dialogue is presented the student can click the audio icon and hear the excerpt. Well, not exactly, just yet but it’s coming. The student has to do things to read the book.

15 Tips for Webinars: How to Add Impact When You Present Online

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Using looping slides is a great way to convey important information and keep attendees entertained while they're waiting for your presentation to begin. Be creative in your use of visual appeal. Use more slides than you would in a face-to-face presentation. Using mostly visuals and little text (see the image) is even better.

20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

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I’ve had my share of presentations that have been total flops, along with some very successful ones. This doesn’t necessarily equate to jokes and magic tricks*, but it does mean that the content of your presentation, and the delivery of that content, should be compelling and engaging. On Stage: The Presentation 12.

Breathe

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

This last week, I got to give a presentation in the office. As soon as I was sure that everything was set to go, I started with my presentation.