New survey: How people are using Twitter at conferences

Speaking about Presenting

The paper reports on a survey of tweeters at five different conferences. The methodology of the survey seems a little light. Only 41 people responded to the survey (the url for the survey was circulated using twitter and the conference hashtag). Still, I’m not aware of anyone else having done a survey like this, so it’s interesting to see what results they got. Tags: Twitter conference presenting research survey tweeters tweeting

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Full Results of the Annoying PowerPoint survey

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

As I analyzed the responses and comments in the survey of “What annoys you about bad PowerPoint presentations?”, This has been in top spot for all five of the surveys I have done going back to 2003. Moving up one spot from the last survey, the second most annoying thing is the presenter filling the slides with full sentences of information instead of summarizing the key messages in bullet points. In the survey, I also ask how many presentations people see on a weekly basis.

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Insights from Audiences: Results of the 2013 Annoying PowerPoint survey

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

I recently wrapped up my latest survey of audience members on what annoys them about PowerPoint presentations. The first key insight from the survey is that presentations are becoming a more common form of communication. In the survey, 25.5% In the survey I give people a choice of twelve things that can annoy an audience member about a PowerPoint presentation and ask them to select the top three. The percentages did not change much from the last survey two years ago.

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Employee Engagement: 6 Strategies That Work

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On the other hand, the same survey indicates that the number of engaged employees reached 38% of the total workforce — the highest since 2000. In a study conducted by Gallup, it was found that even in times of Coronavirus, there was a rise in the percentage of engaged workers in US companies.

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Presenters: Have you ever had any presentation skills training?

PowerPoint Tips

Effective Presenting and PowerPoint&# about what percentage of presenters have had presentation skills training. Here are two steps: Go to [link] and complete the short survey. Ask your colleagues to complete the survey. Surveys presentation skills survey trainingA great discussion is going on in the LinkedIn group, “Great Communicators! We’ve had guestimates from 1% to 75%!

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Results of the Fourth Annoying PowerPoint Survey

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

The message from my biennial survey of what annoys audiences about bad PowerPoint presentations is that audiences are fed up with the overload of text on slides and how that text causes presenters to read the slides to them. A total of 548 people responded to the survey over a six week period. In the survey, I list twelve annoyances and ask people to select the top three. It has topped the survey every time I have done it.

89% of employers want colleges to place more emphasis on communication

PowerPoint Tips

In a survey of over 300 businesses, 89% of employers stated that they want colleges to place more emphasis on oral and written communication. That was a higher percentage than any other skill, knowledge, or ability. Tags: Delivery Surveys career colleges communication This comes from the Association of American Colleges & Universities ‘ LEAP initiative. You can find the PDF of the results here. Why are oral and written communication so important?

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Market Research: Everything You Need to Know as a Business Leader

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Surveys. Data-backed decision making: When as much as 60-70% of new products fail (and the percentage is even higher for new companies/startups), it’s best to learn about the likely challenges, risks, and blockers in advance. Surveys. NPS surveys ).

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U.S. Supreme Court - Taking a Look Beneath the Robes and at Power of State Attorneys General

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As Fox reports, the Quinnipiac poll found that 51% of those surveyed favored reforms. Among what's being put out there as recommendations are expansion of the number of justices and that a certain percentage of the justices be appointed through a non-political process. Now, the U.S. Supreme Court is under the microscope.    Recently, several Democrats in the U.S. Senate issued a brief.

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Presentation Tip: Eliminate 75% of the numbers

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Information overload is the single biggest issue in presentations today according to audience members I have surveyed. Our Excel spreadsheet usually has four columns for each item: the current measured results, the standard we are comparing to, the absolute difference between the results and the standard, and the relative difference expressed as a percentage. Were we ahead or behind, and by how much percentage wise?

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The State of Remote Work: Key Trends for 2019-2020

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Census Bureau, noting that by 2018 just the percentage of the workforce working from their homes is reaching 5.4%. For the Workers: According to a recent survey by Buffer , 92% of remote workers state they want to continue on their current path. The same survey from Buffer also states that 91% of employers who are currently supporting remote work plan to continue and/or expand their support in the future. The face of the modern workplace is changing.

Marketers - Headlining Your Content with a Question

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is the coverage of that survey. The lawyer does the research and finds out that X percentage of those in a car accident do have a liability claim against such entities as the manufacturer or government entity.  It's well-known that interactive content can be very effective. Yes, involve the target market to participate in a poll, click for more information/insight, comment, like, and so on.

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Pivot: From Career to Just-Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to the findings on the Current Population Survey, in April 2020 - only one month into COVID-19 - there had been a 7% uptick in the number of those who had been employed and suddenly fell into the retirement category. There is a confluences of forces.

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6 Customer Journey Maps You Can Swipe

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But to get further clarification, you may want to conduct a survey of website visitors. What percentage of your sales have come from inbound processes? What percentage of sales are coming from these sources? When retail was all brick and mortar, things were simple. Business displayed their inventory; customers came in and physically assessed it and bought what they liked. Payments, returns and exchanges were handled in the store. Was there a buying journey then?

Stop Worrying about Financing Retirement - A Modest Proposal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That percentage could grow if inflation takes hold again. Interestingly, as the Bankrate survey discovered, the aging are in high angst about what medical bills they will encounter. Lawyers know well those anecdotes about the drug addict who robs the store, then sits on the curb waiting for the police to arrive. He or she wants to be arrested. That's one way to start on the road to recovery.

Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

How many metaphors (based on a percentage) are commonly applied to a presentation? You can also do your audience analysis online – through survey software, email, Twitter or your blog if you have one. Last week I delivered a webinar “How to plan an Audience-friendly Presentation&# as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop. The message of my presentation was “To create an audience-friendly presentation, use a planner&# (pictured right).

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Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

How many metaphors (based on a percentage) are commonly applied to a presentation? You can also do your audience analysis online – through survey software, email, Twitter or your blog if you have one. Last week I delivered a webinar “How to plan an Audience-friendly Presentation&# as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop. The message of my presentation was “To create an audience-friendly presentation, use a planner&# (pictured right).

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How to Design Better Sales Funnels

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In the end, only a percentage of those who entered the funnel will end up being actual customers who make a purchase. Get this data from your CRM and through direct surveys, or conversations with your current clients. Buyers “purchase journeys” are rarely linear. In the current omnichannel landscape they connect with a brand through multiple touch points on their way to conversion – a purchase, an inquiry, a booking or another meaningful action.

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Webinar "How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation": Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

How many metaphors (based on a percentage) are commonly applied to a presentation? You can also do your audience analysis online – through survey software, email, Twitter or your blog if you have one. Last week I delivered a webinar “How to plan an Audience-friendly Presentation&# as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop. The message of my presentation was “To create an audience-friendly presentation, use a planner&# (pictured right).

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12 ways to diversify conferences with @NoWomenSpeakers

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Survey your attendees and speakers: Much of the discussion around this issue centers on individual and anecdotal experience, or research based on data that doesn''t include the voices of women speakers. Emphasize women''s attendance and speaker participation levels: More conferences, hearing the Twitter drumbeat of disatisfied attendees, are starting to publicize the percentage or number of women speaking at their sessions.

2013 87

You Like Me? You Really Like Me?

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If you are a celebrity, a Kardashian, or even a World Champion speaking to a Toastmasters conference, your 'superstar' percentage will jump. Smile Sheets' are usually provided by the event planners, and even they are moving toward online surveys following the event in order to be less intrusive and more efficient (and, Green, I suppose). Do You Have Sally Fieldesque Esteem Issues? Last week, I talked about Walking My Talk , and speaking to a group on short notice.

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How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

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Twitter for Business Getting Started on Twitter Professional Guides MICROSHARING eBooks Twitter Survey: Form-DMs Enterprise Microsharing Reading List PRESS Media Kits Who is @pistachio? However, a survey of leadership conferences from Weber Shandwick shows that there is a significant increase in blogging and twittering at conferences. Pistachio Micro sharing. Macro results. HOME TOUCHBASE BLOG Your Suggestions? SERVICES Market Engagement Enterprise 2.0