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Sales Presentations: How to Lose Your Audience in 10 Ways

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Want your sales presentation to bore at new extremes? Here are 10 of the most unattractive presentation ideas and off-putting ways to pitch your prospects. Sales Presentations: How to Lose Your Audience in 10 Ways from PGi Put everything you’ll say on your slides. Use small font so it all fits. Read every slide. Write your data out in bullets. Show …

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Why No One Cares About Your Presentation: 5 Don’ts

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Presentations are scary business. For some, it’s the public speaking part that makes them buckle at the knees. For others, it’s the fear of putting everyone to sleep that makes them worry about every detail. But killer presentations aren’t a “pie in the sky.” You simply need to throw out all your old ideas about presentations and subscribe to a …

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5 Reasons Your Webinar Presentation Is the Ugliest of Them All

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On average, only 25 percent of attendees spend 20-30 minutes on webinars, 30 percent spend 30-60 minutes and only 11 percent spend over 60 minutes, according to the 2014 B2B Content Preferences Survey. What gives? Why isn’t everyone sticking around for your finale, your Q&A, your call to action? One reason: slide fatigue. Your webinar presentation is simply too boring and too overwhelming …

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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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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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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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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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4 Public Speaking Superheroes

We’re big fans of the power of presentations here at PGi. A well-executed presentation can change minds, open doors and steer the future of a company or career. Even if you’re equipped with the latest and greatest presentation tips, tricks and best practices, public speaking is still one of the most intimidating aspects of any presentation. In fact, comedian Jerry …

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Fun Presentation Ideas: New eBook will Put Oompf Back in Your Presentation Skills

If you’re looking to spice up your next online meeting, have we got some fun presentation ideas for you!  In the new eBook, The Little Black Book of Presentation Ideas, the meetings experts at PGi serve up 21 fun presentation ideas that will “kick the dull out of your presentations.” The ideas are so good that CNN Money featured the …

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