Organization = Optimization Have you ever tried to present an idea without good planning? Running too many ideas together… Not succinctly summarizing EXACTLY what you want to convey… Adding in unnecessary information, and, in turn, watching the eyes of your audience glaze over with confusion? It is not a pretty picture is it? DON’T let this happen to you! Effective organization of your presentation is essential in terms of optimizing the overall effectiveness of your presentation itself. If you, or your presentation accompaniments, are scattered and unorganized, your audience will most likely not be able to follow what you [...]
Prioritizing importance Our last few quick tips focused on ways in which presenters can successfully engage their respective audiences, and while props, slides, charts, and so on, can be extremely helpful in achieving this goal, it is crucial to remember that the most important part of any presentation is the PRESENTER him/herself. More often than not people fall into the trap of relying too heavily on their presentation accompaniments, or having those accompaniments upstage them, and you want your audience to remember YOU in the end…not your slides. Quick tip #4: Your are the star…Not your slideshow! [...]
Engagement from beginning to end If you remember our last quick tip, we strongly emphasized engaging your audience right from the very beginning of your presentation. This is a crucial step in effective presenting, but relatively worthless if you don’t keep your audience engaged right until the very last second. It is logical that the last thing you present will be what is the freshest in your audience’s mind, and it is also your last chance to achieve whatever goal you might have. For this reason you want to make sure you end in a way that will not [...]
Introducing the second video in Bruce Graham’s series on “Corporate Training Tips.” Check it out and remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel to see more great videos!! Bruce Graham is a highly experienced freelance instructional designer He works with companies, corporations and organisations of all sizes around the world, creating online learning that helps to increase company profits, reduce company losses, or reduce business/personal risk.
Video #1: Why? In this first video on presentation content, you will learn the most important question you need to ask yourself when preparing your presentation content… Why? Check out the video to learn why this is such a critical question to ask when preparing for your presentation. Start your next presentation NOW, and put this tip to good use! Click here to sign up for PowToon
Keeping your audience engaged When giving a presentation it is imperative that you keep your audience engaged from beginning to end, for that is the mark of an extremely effective presentation. But what is the best way to achieve this? That, my friends, is the question. By using the PowToon platform, coupled with this next quick tip, there is no way that there will be any ZzZzZz’s in the audience during your presentation. Quick tip #2: Open like you are on Broadway! Have you ever seen a Broadway show? If you have I bet you weren’t catching up [...]
How to give an effective presentation When giving a presentation there is no question that you want to do anything and everything in your power to keep your audience both captivated and engaged. This, however, is much easier said than done. By using the Powtoon platform, coupled with a few of our quick tips on effective and engaging presenting, you will have your target audiences eating out of the palm of your hand in no time! Quick tip #1: Present like a politician Let’s be totally honest, the primary goal of any politician is to get votes. [...]
What are the best ways to use PowToon outside of work? By Janis Raisen Greeting cards: Who doesn’t love receiving animated greeting cards? How many of you actually buy cards at the store? We thought so. What you may not realize is that creating animated greeting cards is just as fun as receiving them. Since the holidays are right around the corner, check out our holiday template. Although purchasing holiday cards is on the minds of most this time of year, don’t forget that PowToon is also a great option for birthday greetings. This card below is very [...]
Every Week Bruce will give you another tip on how to create awesome online corporate training. Check out his first video below and come back for more (You can also subscribe to our youtube channel on the bottom right…) Bruce Graham is a highly experienced freelance instructional designer He works with companies, corporations and organisations of all sizes around the world, creating online learning that helps to increase company profits, reduce company losses, or reduce business/personal risk. Utilize these great tips and create your next PowToon NOW by clicking here!
In the last couple of years many people have been searching for innovative ways to create and execute unique and memorable presentations. PowerPoint was exciting in the early days of its launch, but too many boring presentations led to new software like Prezi. Prezi helped us from falling asleep during presentations, but the zooming in and out effects of their software and limited manipulation capabilities called for more options and new players in the presentation market. What are the best Prezi Alternatives? 1. PowToon – Best Prezi Alternative Of course our very own PowToon made the top of [...]