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Presentation Tips

Presentation Tips

Discover different strategies you can use to create, practice and deliver an effective presentation that will leave a positive impact on your audience. Creating a presentation is not rocket science, but the way you present your topic and the design of your slides is what will catch the attention of your listeners.

In this category, we’re looking into the most successful stories and methods that are used in today’s public speaking. Did you know that you can actually learn a lot of tricks from Donald Trump about better corporate presentations or from award-winning movie speeches? More than that, you can get tips on how to create the perfect pitch deck presentation or on techniques to make your presentation memorable to your listeners. And there is a lot more.

The biggest lesson in learning how to make a presentation outline is to visually see yor entire presentation as a set of neatly organized categories.
How to Make a Presentation Outline In this article, I’ll give you some tips on how to make a presentation outline. Presenters who pre-plan and outline their presentations say it helps organize their points and clarify their message. This results in more confidence during delivery! People who have to create a lot of presentations also...
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The importance of body language - it says a lot about you as a person and as a presenter
No one should ever underestimate the importance of body language in public speaking and presentations. Give off the wrong vibes, and you’ll end up pushing your audience away. But with the right body language, you can just as easily win them over. Some people just want to get their presentations ‘over and done with’ without...
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Knowing how to start a presentation with impact is all about understanding the art of start-lines.
10 Tips on How to Start a Presentation with Impact We all know that first impressions are the most important. That’s why there’s so much information around about how to start something. But to know how to start a presentation with impact, we need to understand the art of beginnings. In this article, I’ll outline...
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Focus on one key theme if you want to make your presentation message memorable
As a presenter, you want to make an impact on your audience. After all, you spent a lot of time working on your slides and your speech, hoping to get everything perfect. Alas, the sad truth is that a great majority of presentations barely make an impact on people’s minds. If you don’t want your...
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10 tips from a 5 minute presentation
Guest contribution by Diane Windingland, Virtual Speech Coach Imagine if you had only 5 minutes to speak, and had to use 20 slides, each of which automatically advanced every 15 seconds. Well, I don’t have to imagine it. I did it last night. I was one of 11 speakers at an Ignite-style event called “Leadership...
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Don't be afraid to ask your audience to go on social media
Do you know anyone who likes sitting through boring presentations? Me neither. You’re reading this article because you have a presentation coming up and you don’t want to subject your audience to this very horror. But how exactly do you keep people awake? Well, that’s what you’re about to find out today. Scroll down and...
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One of the most powerful creative thinking techniques used by famous presenters is looking inside for ideas.
8 Creative Thinking Techniques Used by Famous Presenters We all, to some extent, know how to deliver a decent PowerPoint presentation. But each time we do that, we don’t know what to expect. The reactions are always mixed. We sometimes yield positive results. Other times – people just don’t care. In this article, I want...
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How To Improve Your Presentation Skills - become an absolute boss on stage
Do you remember the last time you spoke or presented something in public, to a group of total strangers? What happened? Did you ace it like a seasoned public speaker? Or were you sweating, stuttering and shaking like the great majority of amateur presenters?  Sorry, if that question brought back bad memories, but whatever happened...
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Using hands in presentations
Ed: This is a guest post from Diane Windingland, expert presentation coach and author of 9 books on how to communicate more effectively. Do you remember learning gestures to a rhyme or song as a child, to help you remember the words? Children recall words much better when meaningful gestures are paired with words. But,...
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One of the most powerful ways to force your audience to take action is to inspire it with your own actions.
 10 Powerful Ways to Force Your Audience to Take Action We all know that making people do things we want is hard – especially in the workplace. But we also know that it’s usually necessary in order for our ideas to be realized. It doesn’t matter if you’re an entrepreneur with a start-up, or an...
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