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Are You Not Entertained? Creating Compelling Webinar Content

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Offering valuable, expert content is one of the biggest challenges for marketers because of oversaturation. Increasingly, more brands are casting a bigger net for leads using webinars, creating competition with your own web events using the same tactics and topics. Plus, what can you tell your audience that they already don’t know? Today’s buyers are smart, consuming content across devices for …

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5 Scary Good Presentation Ideas From Top Halloween Movies

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Do presentation nightmares cripple you with fear more than slasher flicks and creature features? Then it’s time to change up your game so you’re the final survivor standing in your horror movie. Follow these five presentation ideas and lessons from some of your favorite Halloween films to escape your presentation nightmares: 1. Seize attention in your opening slide. Be aggressive …

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It Was Only a Dream: Why Presentation Nightmares Can’t Hurt You

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We’re talking about presentation nightmares, fears and anxieties this week on the Future of Business Collaboration, a topic that I am (unfortunately) quite familiar with. In my role here at PGi, I’m constantly presenting. Whether it’s a strategy session with our board of directors, an M&A discussion with our CEO or a corporate presentation to existing or potential investors, my …

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4 Quick and Dirty Presentation Tips to Squash Your Presentation Nightmares

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Have you voted on your biggest presentation nightmare yet? All week long we’re highlighting the fear of presenting and how to triumph over it. When planning your next presentation, you probably spend days if not weeks putting your slides together, planning logistics, etc. But did you know there are some easy, psychological tricks you can incorporate into your presentation to …

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How to Keep Presentation Fears From Holding You Back at Work

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“Why does the Wi-Fi have to stall now?”…”Yikes, what was I going to say?”…”Gurgle—of all the days I skip breakfast!” Presentations at work are nightmares for many employees. Even presenting to a small room can provoke anxieties about your lack of storytelling or technical skills, your rumbling stomach, wardrobe malfunctions or your ability to answer tough questions. You’re not alone. …

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Missed the Webcast? Watch PGi’s Karrie Andes and Rejuvenate Your HR Benefits

In case you missed it, last week PGi HR professional Karrie Andes presented a webcast entitled “Boring Benefits? Rejuvenate the Way You Communicate!” In her webcast, Karrie shared her expertise on creating an engaging benefits program that reaches and educates your entire organization. Watch the webcast above and learn: What do the Marketing Pros know? Marketing professionals utilize a wide …

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Master Your Productivity: 5 Apps to Help You #TakeBack60

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If you’re ready to #TakeBack60, you have to take control of your work productivity. In today’s modern workplace of smartphones, tablets and flexible work, mobile apps are one of the best ways to wrangle your to-do’s, documents, calendar and more to defeat wasted time and reclaim 60 minutes in your hectic work week. In our latest Slideshare presentation, we list …

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Leverage Webinars Internally for Virtual Town Halls

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When we hear the term “webinar,” we tend to think of an online educational session, speaker or Q&A session designed to simulate an in-person event online. A company we like hosts the event, the topic piques our interest, we sign up and attend to gain some (hopefully) valuable new insights on our role, department or industry. But what about leveraging …

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Four Companies Pushing the Presentation Boundaries

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Throughout my years on Wall Street and working in investor relations, I have seen (and given) literally thousands of presentations. Despite all of our technological advances, the humble presentation is still often the best way to pitch your company, sell your product, justify your project or simply tell your story. As creative collaborators, we’re always on the lookout for new …

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4 Tips to Engage Your Webinar Audience

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Keeping your audience engaged during an in-person meeting can be challenging enough. Now, try keeping their attention during a webinar. Computers, tablets and smartphones are full of potential distractions like fun apps, emails, phone calls and text messages. Things can go bad very quickly when you’re hosting a meeting via one of these devices. As businesses continue to grow and …

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Make Your Next Presentation Fun and Engaging

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Presentations are a great way to share information with a group of people. A successful presentation has the potential to leave you inspired and wanting more. A boring presentation makes it almost impossible to pay attention, making it a waste of everyone’s time. No matter what topic you are speaking about, it’s important to keep your meeting guests engaged so …

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5 Fun Presentation Ideas | 5-Minute Webinar, Sponsored by iMeet

Looking for 5 fun presentations ideas you can master in just five minutes? Welcome to the inaugural “Webinar Wednesday” on the PGi blog! Play the YouTube video below to hear my top five presentation ideas in this pre-recorded webinar, sponsored by (and filmed in) iMeet, PGi’s best-in-class online meeting software. Get our new eBook, “Presentations Playbook,” free HERE.

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How to Achieve a Winning Presentation

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Presentations are a great way to quickly and effectively share information with a group of people. Presentations can go either way. A good presentation can leave the audience wanting more, while a really bad presentation can put an audience to sleep. Every once in a while, a situation arises where we need to create and present a presentation of our …

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Can I Have Your Attention Please?

From hands-on classrooms to virtual meetings, Brain Rules provides a road map for sharing information. You’re a meeting host presenting to a silent, lifeless audience. “Any questions?” you ask, hoping for any proof that you still have their attention. Your plea for some sign of life is met with the same glazed looks that began appearing around 10 minutes into …

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