Presentation design trends

PowerPoint Tips

The following are current presentation design trends: Infographics. However, the current infographic style is a trend. As with all aesthetic trends, it will evolve over time. The style of the photographs, placement and cropping will evolve with stylistic trends of the time.

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Public Speaking Trends

The Communication Blog

Here’s an interesting article that I just ran across while researching trends in public speaking. business preentations Public Speaking trends in public speakingLisa B. Marshall identifies 7.

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Trending Sources

Finally, a 2015 trend you can really use

Kate's Voice

Although my own little year in review is based on searches too, I admit that it cannot compete with the search trends that lead to results such as the Kardashians’ lips or pumpkin seed recipes. The year in review from the standpoint of Google searches tells a lot about what interests people. No, people find […]. Musings mask resonance practicing vocal power Happy Holidays

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Making conferences with @NoWomenSpeakers visible: 7 trends I see

The Eloquent Woman

It's tough to be the eloquent woman when they won't even let you on the stage. And it's tough to make this issue visible when women speakers are invisible. That's what has inspired me to run the Twitter account @NoWomenSpeakers since the middle of 2013, two and a half years.

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Top 5 Business Trends in 2013: Your place, your voice

Kate's Voice

Recently, Forbes magazine published an article by Meghan Biro called 5 Trends Defining the World of Work and Leadership in 2013. communication Practical application vocal image Expression public speaking tips Top 5 business trendsIn the article, Meghan points out that “Uncertainty has increased, not decreased this past year. The country does not have its financial house in order. People of all ages and skill levels are worried [.].

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Morgan's Top 5 Communications Trends and Predictions for 2012

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  With all this going on, and lots more no one can anticipate, what are the communications trends for 2012?    The other trend I’ve been talking about for a couple of years might be called the short-attention-span effect.  This year is already shaping up to be a fabulous year for communications mavens.    We have the quadrennial follies of the American presidential election. 

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Mary Meeker's Report on Internet Trends at Recode Coding Conference

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And it has been Meeker's presentation and analysis of Internet trends that the world of money has been waiting for. The conference we should all be at is Recode's Coding one. Everyone, from Amazon's Jeff Bezos to Kleiner consultant Mary Meeker, is there.

Clickbait - Can Peter Thiel reverse that social media trend?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Traffic, no matter what it takes. That, in a nutshell, is the playbook for clickbait in social media. The grand master of that had been (and maybe still is) Nick Denton. He founded his digital gossip tabloid Gawker on the platform of maxing traffic.

4-Legged Children - Taiwan Joins the Trend

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even in Taiwan, Karen Bender reports in The Atlantic, folks are opting for the 4-legged type of children. That bypasses the expense of educating the 2-footed ones for a future in which they may or may not ever have proper jobs.    Here is that coverage.

Blogs - Shift from personal sharing to how-tos, analysis of trends

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The new clickbiat are how-tos and analysis of trends.    When analyzing trends, the points of view have to beyond what the experts are saying or the media reporting. The blog started out as an online personal journal.

Crumbs Is Gone: What We Writers Already Know About Trends

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But most of what is being hammered as Lessons Learned is stuff we writers already know about trends. To survive, we had to anticipate what trends were on their way out. The business media, such as Forbes (read here ), are busy deconstructing the death of Crumbs.

Podcast: Social Media Trends for 2012

Communication Steroids

Tim and Roger take a look what some folks see as trends in the social media world. Tim and Roger take a look what some folks see as trends in the social media world. Podcast

Peer Support Groups - Do we need a whopper of lawsuit to disrupt this trend

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the worst days of The Great Depression, two broken men struggled to form a fellowship which would stop and keep stopped their self-destructive behavior. They were Dr. Bob and Bill Wilson. Together, they formed 12-step program Alcoholics Anonymous.

Job Growth: 3 months in a row = trend

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And since it's the 3rd consecutive month of it, we can call it a trend. Sweet.    The job growth that is.  The Labor Dept. reports that in February 227,000 jobs were created.      The decline in angst is palpable. 

Patton Boggs Layoffs: Isolated event or signal of trend

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Because of the media, thought leaders, and fear associated with two brutal recessions in the 21st century, many of us have been conditioned to frame events in terms of possible trends

Elevator Speeches Part I - Buck the Trend

Speak and Deliver

skip to main | skip to sidebar Elevator Speeches Part I - Buck the Trend Posted by Rich Hopkins, Speaker, Author, Coach on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Labels: Conversation , Elevator Speech , Networking , Questions , Sales The other day I was asked for some advice on how to create an Elevator Speech.

Solopreneurs: Trend will continue, despite June's 195,00 new jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For many of us Baby Boomers, our idea of making a living has gone full circle.  We grew up with the Italian immigrant (my uncle was one of them) who ran a fruit stand.  And wound up retiring at age 50.  Then we went off to college and then corporate America to work at that good job.

Elevator Speeches Part II - Buck the Trend

Speak and Deliver

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Confessing Our Sins, Mortal & Venial, To Roman Catholic Priest - Emerging Trend For Disruptive Times?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The priest said that I should start my general confession with my teenage years. I could 'format' it according to the Ten Commandments." " I was shocked when a member of Generation X began sharing this experience with us.

Getting Together, In-Person: Next Major Trend

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I have a hunch the next major trend will be getting together with our fellow humans, in-person, again.  Those mirror neurons.    We've caving to them  As Italian researcher Marco Iacoboni ["Mirroring People: The New Science of How We Connect with Others"] proved out, we affect each other, cell by cell.    Now we want back to the real thing. 

Spirituality: May have been a fad for tough times, not trend

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Already, mindfulness or meditation has been unbundled from its roots and rituals in eastern religions. The thought leaders refer to it as a "technology," not a form of spirituality.

The Creepiest PowerPoint Design Trend of 2009

More than PowerPoint...

Let's hope this a trend that will, uh -- fade quickly! architecture. revolutionary. relationships. re-contextualize. Those were four words on four slides in a 15 minute PowerPoint presentation I witnessed last month.

Eike Batista: Are we trending back to era of wisdom of low profile?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, that's what can happen to those with outsized public images!  And that's what a lot of businesspeople might be thinking today as they read the cover story in the current issue of BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK.  The article chronicles the fall of Eike Batista.   His loss?

New IB Madison Voices Blog Posting - Trends in Internet Use

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques

Interested in finding out more about trends on the Internet? The posting tracks some of the latest research results on trends and directions in the use of the Internet. Check out my new blog posting " It's the norm, not just for porn " at Included are reports showing that 48% of Americans use the Internet at least one hour a day, 82% increase in Social Networking utilizing and 339% increase in video utilization since 2002.

7 Speaking Trends -- How to Make a Powerful Presentation

These are the latest trends in speeches and presentations.

New Hampshire Resident: ‘Obama Couldn’t Run A Lemonade Stand’ Drudge

TJ Walker Interactive

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The Future of Conferences – Part Two: What are the current trends?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  What are the current trends beyond the difficult financial times?   Below I highlight four trends that I’m seeing from my window on the industry. It took a year for the conference world (and the traveling public) to recover from 9/11.    How long will it take for conferences and meetings to rebound from the financial meltdown of Fall 2008?


The Unstoppable Freelance Revolution

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

October is Small Business Month, so it’s the perfect time to acknowledge and celebrate a thriving entrepreneurial trend: the rise of the freelance movement. The Unstoppable Freelance Revolution. by Lisa Goller, MBA. In the past decade alone, technology, globalization and economic factors have empowered and inspired workers to leave the corporate world behind and establish their own freelance business.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Shonda Rhimes's "You are not alone" was our Famous Speech Friday, and I wrote about 7 trends I see in making visible conferences with no women speakers.

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Deeply Religious Newburgh Man Crushed By Falling Crucifix, Loses Leg – CBS

TJ Walker Interactive

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Hi-impact, lo-cost marketing with presentations

PowerPoint Tips

It’s called “Latest Trends in Hi-Impact Lo-Cost Marketing with Presentations.&#. I just posted a presentation on authorSTREAM. Presentations for Hi-Impact Marketing. Uploaded on authorSTREAM by ellenfinkl | Upload your own presentation.

Bruce Gabrielle presents on “Storytelling Secrets for Boardroom Presentations”

PowerPoint Tips

Here are a few of them: Think “beginning-middle-end,” trends instead of just today. At the 3rd session of Outstanding Presentations Workshop , Bruce Gabrielle spoke on “Storytelling Secrets for Boardroom Presentations.”

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Inserting icons in PowerPoint 365

PowerPoint Tips

Have you noticed the icon trend? If you have PowerPoint 365, by now you should have a major new feature, icons. Icons are vector files, just like PowerPoint drawing objects are, so you can resize them and they never get pixelated — unlike bitmap images such as JPGs and PNGs.

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Switch rows and columns in a chart

PowerPoint Tips

But it’s still difficult to see the trend over time for each type of income stream. Have you ever created a chart in PowerPoint from data in Excel and discovered that it was configured all wrong?

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A fascinating look at the history of aspect ratios

Presentation Zen

Many people still use slides in 4:3, but the trend is moving away from that aspect ratio. If you work in filmmaking or other forms of visual storytelling you are already comfortable talking about aspect ratios. But for many people it is still a bit of a mystery.

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Make your webinars super interactive

PowerPoint Tips

” It’s been a rewarding journey to learn how to engage remotely, which I think is definitely a trend that is here to stay. This is a guest post from Brenda Bence , who is a corporate branding and personal branding expert.

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One Writer’s Tale of Self-Publishing

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

This trend is being fostered by both independent authors and the new wave of print on demand (POD) publishers who publish books for would-be authors lacking the technical skills to otherwise self-publish. In 2009, 76% of all books released were self-published, according to Publishers Weekly. Since then, the industry has all but stopped keeping stats.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

This week, the blog considered trends in shorter talks, from TED to your next talk , and Famous Speech Friday shared Virginia Woolf's 1931"Professions for Women" speech.

10 tips for modern design in 2017

PowerPoint Tips

But a new trend is icons, but they’re clearer and cleaner. Recently, I worked with a client who was presenting to millennials. He wanted the design to look modern. His designer told him that he should use thin fonts, meaning that the font stroke is thin.

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Do you use fidget toys?

More than PowerPoint...

And I use them without realizing they are a popular trend right now. I heard the term “fidget toys” for the first time this week. Listen, I’m old school. I’m accustomed to calling these things “toys”. But as it turns out, I use what we now call “fidget toys” all the time.

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