Free Online Resources to Make Your Presentations More Visual

Presentation Guru

Resources Visuals Design Principles featured Presentation Design Using Images Visual Aids Visual LanguageNo matter what the ultimate goal of your presentation is, you can’t achieve that goal if your presentation doesn’t effectively transfer information.

Free resources from Udemy

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

The folk at Udemy have put together good collection of youtube videos focusing on public speaking. The videos are short, and give good examples and advice on become a better speaker. Udemy also has a several online public speaking courses for sale. But like many learning sites you may have to look around to find the one that best suits you (hint: click on the courses and check out the table of contents).

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A great resource for presenters–Indezine.com

PowerPoint Tips

I want to share with you a great resource for presenters– Indezine.com. EllenFinkelstein.com: Could you give us an overview of the resources on the site? Geetesh: There are tons of resources — and they are geared to two distinct audiences. Resources indezine

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Held up? Time to resource a presentation web library

The Presenter's Blog

In just a short time I’ve been able to find new inspirations on TED, some new resources on YouTube, and a couple of press cuttings that I can build into my South Africa presentations to give my content a fresh feel. Technology used well can bring extra impact to your presentation.

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Relevant Resources: Web resources for speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. The July / August 2012 edition listed web-based resources for professional speakers. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). This is the last column I will edit, as a new editorial team takes over in [.]. Public Speaking Technology SPEAKER Magazine

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Relevant Resources: for Writers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. The October list focuses on resources for writers and writing. Business Communication National Speakers Association Relevant Resources SPEAKER MagazineI help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). Montblanc Fountain Pen – Writing with a quality fountain pen is like making love to your words as they [.].

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Resource

Joan Detz Speaker Services

The Educational Video Group has issued their 2012 catalog, with a wide selection of speeches on DVD. . www.evgonline.com.

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Relevant Resources: AV supplies for professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). The June 2012 edition listed AV supplies for professional speakers. Speakers for speakers, so to speak… Professional speakers have a multitude of AV needs in their home offices [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking Technology

Relevant Resources: Holiday Gifts

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). The December edition listed a variety of gifts suitable for clients, speakers’ bureau contacts, colleagues, friends and loved ones. whether the recipient is a foodie, science geek, chocolate [.]. Culture Shock! Marketing Holiday gifts National Speakers Association

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New public speaking resource

Speak Schmeak

Tags: News Resources

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Relevant Resources: Speaker Magazine and Voices of Experience

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Anyone interested in the world of professional speaking should check out two relevant resources from the National Speakers Association (NSA). Note: This is the NSA that speaks, not the NSA that listens!

Relevant Resources: Books to Kick Off 2012

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). The January/February edition lists books recommended by NSA members as inspiration for the New Year. Go Ahead and Laugh: A Serious Guide to Speaking with Humor, by Rich [.]. Business Communication Marketing Public Speaking Social Media Speechwriting Book Review

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Relevant Resources: To conquor your creative block

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. The May 2012 edition suggests resources to stimulate your creative juices. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). Creativity and fresh ideas are essential to the success of any professional speaker, and even naturally creative [.].

Speaking off the cuff – a resource

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Here is a great resource ; an entire website dedicated to the art of “table topics&# , or speaking impromptu.What I like about the site is that he gives you a lot of templates, or outlines you can use for practising unprepared topics. Thanks to Andrew William’s for creating the resource. Public Speaking “groop&# – great resource Here is a great resource for public speaking.

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Speaking Resources

Great Public Speaking

[link] This video tells you where you can find tremendous video training to actually show you how to do speaking techniques. Over 450 public and professional speaking videos

May, 2009 Resource of the Month - PowerPoint Ninja

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint Ninja is a new blog that offers great tips and tricks on PowerPoint. The goal is to move you from apprentice to ninja

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SpeakerNet News - a great resource

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

One of the best, free, resources for speakers is the weekly SpeakerNet News email newsletter sent each Friday to more than 9,000 professional speakers, consultants, trainers, and authors. Each issue features items sent in by the newsletter readers, including: Tips on subjects like sales and marketing, travel, technology, great resources, saving money, PR, conducting better presentations,

African-American Folktales: New resource for storytellers

The Eloquent Woman

2018 is shaping up already as a great year for books with useful resources for speechwriters and public speakers interested in good storytelling.

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August, 2009 Resource of the Month-SpeakStrong

PowerPoint Tips

Meryl Runion’s SpeakStrong site is full of resources to help you with speaking, both publicly and privately. Her articles are excellent. A couple that I found useful were “Take the Time to Say It Right&# and “10 Tips to Speak Strong at a Trade Show.&#. Her blog often offers PowerPhrase and PoisonPhrase examples and tips. She listed a poison phrase of mine , when referring to a slide, “I know you can’t see this, but…&#.

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Resource for free sounds and sound effects

PowerPoint Tips

The Freesound Project is a web site that collects sounds and sound effects (not music) that are available under Creative Commons licensing, and therefore free and legal for anyone to use. It’s also a community; you can register and upload your own sounds for sharing. At the top right, enter a term in the Search box. For example, try entering thunder or bell , and you’ll find lots of options.

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SpeakerNet News - a great resource

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

One of the best, free, resources for speakers is the weekly SpeakerNet News email newsletter sent each Friday to more than 9,000 professional speakers, consultants, trainers, and authors. Each issue features items sent in by the newsletter readers, including: Tips on subjects like sales and marketing, travel, technology, great resources, saving money, PR, conducting better presentations,

SpeakerNet News - a great resource

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

One of the best, free, resources for speakers is the weekly SpeakerNet News email newsletter sent each Friday to more than 9,000 professional speakers, consultants, trainers, and authors. Each issue features items sent in by the newsletter readers, including: Tips on subjects like sales and marketing, travel, technology, great resources, saving money, PR, conducting better presentations,

Alltop.com: A Great Resource for Public Speakers

DeFinis Communications

It’s an incredible resource for public speakers and it’s changing the way I—and my clients—find news and relevant stories for our presentations. One of the biggest frustrations my clients have when preparing a speech is finding those key stories and credible facts that make it come alive. They often reveal that they waste so much time searching for information online that they no longer have enough time for practice.

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Clown Alley - Communications Firm Producing Human Resources Content

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The communications firm hires content providers such as myself to produce human resources articles. Only it didn't hire me for any assignments.

July 2009 Resource of the Month – Speaking Pro Central

PowerPoint Tips

Tags: Resource

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The Resourceful Elizabeth Holmes Back in Lux Lifestyle (via 27-yr-old finance Billy Evans, hotel heir)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Elizabeth Holmes' signature trait is the ability to bounce back from whatever. She had lost her billions, her company, and her brand as tech genius. She is awaiting trial for fraud and more.    But she, at age 35,  has managed to snag herself a wealthy young finance.

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First Amendment v. Those with Resources/Outside Funding to Sue

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The media should beware that those with the resources or outside funding (e.g. There was Gawker. There was the Daily Mail. Now there is CBS facing a whopper of a lawsuit.

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150 Resources to help you write better, faster, and more persuasively

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s an incredibly comprehensive listing of 150 resources for writers compiled by Claire Morgan and published on the Open Education Database website. It includes everything writers need, from proper citation and grammar guides to organizational tools, legal help, news digests, media resources, and much more. Business Communication Speechwriting reference material writers

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Before & After: A valuable resource for presenters

Presentation Zen

The helpful advice from designer and executive director John McWade from Before & After is one of the most useful websites out there. I'm a huge fan of John's simple, straight forward approach to graphic design and teaching.

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Humor Resources

Humor Power

Tags: Life Skills Cartoon caption creativity Humor resources iPhone app New Yorker Toastmaster magazine article

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Results of survey: What resources would help you improve your presentation skills?

PowerPoint Tips

Online resource for material for presentations: templates, video, photos, eetc. Some of the resources you asked for are already on my site or in existing books. Tags: Resource Uncategorized books courses help resources webinars Thanks to all of you (about 100 people) who answered the survey! 1) What version of PowerPoint are you using? 2000 or earlier. 2002/2003. 40.2%. 55.4%. 2001,x,2004 (Mac). 2008 (Mac). 2) Which books would help you most with presentations?

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June 2009 Resource of the Month - PowerPoint:What Is Appropriate When and Why?

PowerPoint Tips

This short slidecast by Karl Kapp shows great makeovers. You'll learn a lot about how to avoid death by PowerPoint

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another online storytelling resource

The Eloquent Woman

Tags: storytelling women and public speaking online resources we like

Which resources will help you improve your presentation skills?

PowerPoint Tips

Please complete this online survey to help me create resources that will best meet your needs. Every completed survey helps me assess what you want, and it should take you only 3 minutes. Here’s the link to the survey: [link]. Thanks in advance!

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Public Speaking - Online Video Resources

Great Public Speaking

This video tells you where you can find tremendous video training to actually show you how to do speaking techniques. link]. Over 300 public and professional speaking videos

Readers' tips for newbie speakers, with resources

The Eloquent Woman

To get you started, I've asked readers of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook to share their top advice for new speakers or presenters--and I've added links to resources that will help you act on their wisdom.

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PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques Resource Guide Rev 10 Released

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques

I've updated the PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques Resource Guide listing to include several new books, blogs, web sites and article links that I've come across or that have been submitted to me. The Resource Guide is now in its 10th version.

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques Resource Guide Rev 11

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques

I've updated the PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques Resource Guide listing to include several new books, blogs, web sites and article links that I've come across or that have been submitted to me. The Resource Guide is now in its 11th version.

new resource: public speaking community

The Eloquent Woman

Here's a new resource for speakers: Public Speaking Community , motto " one speech at a time ," is a new online community for "people who want to become better public speakers." Tags: online resources we like

50 Free Resources That Will Improve Your Writing Skills

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to @jayphilips Tweeting about these 50 free resources that will improve your writing skills. Courtesy of Smashing Magazine. Nested tips run into the hundreds. Write on!

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Business Storytelling Resources

Beyond Bullet Points

To get your storytelling juices flowing, visit some of the many resources available on the web. What are your favorite resources and sources of story inspiration? . MIT Storytelling and Business Resources. People using the Beyond Bullet Points (BBP) approach enjoy successful presentations because they tell stories while giving the presentation. They don’t load their slides with a lot of words and meaningless data.

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Business Storytelling Resources

Beyond Bullet Points

To get your storytelling juices flowing, visit some of the many resources available on the web. What are your favorite resources and sources of story inspiration? . MIT Storytelling and Business Resources. People using the Beyond Bullet Points (BBP) approach enjoy successful presentations because they tell stories while giving the presentation. They don’t load their slides with a lot of words and meaningless data.

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Excellent resources for speechwriters

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Every year, the National Academies publishes more than 100 studies on issues related to engineering, technology and quality of life. Speechwriters can find source material in six broad categories: Engineering and Health Care. Engineering Education, Practice and the Profession. Engineering, Energy and the Environment. Engineering, the Economy and Society. National Security and Resilience. Public Policy and Program Reviews.