Look at me, look at me!!! While it can be overwhelming to be the center of attention all the time, there are those specific instances where you want to make absolutely sure that you command the focus of everyone around you. For example, it is perfectly acceptable to act like the world revolves around you when you are giving a presentation… Because it should. Picture it- you are in front of your audience, presenting your material, and you want to make absolutely sure that the crowd only has eyes for you, because honestly, it’s a pretty bad reflection on [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
Considering how many presentations we give and watch in our lives, you’d think good presentation design would be a common and easy skill. So how come most presenters use slides that look absolutely terrible? Do you always use PowerPoint’s default templates? Do your keynote slides look like PowerPoint slides made ten years ago, complete with clunky transitions and bad sound effects? Do your Prezi shows make your audience get dizzy? Keep reading to find great tips for presentation design! The NSA PowerPoint presentation – Smart people can’t design slides. The alternative to boring PowerPoint slides Presentation design is founded [...]
In this video you’ll learn the third thing you must know about your presentation audience: What the consequences will be for them if they don’t listen to your presentation.
Every week Russ Law posts a new episode in his “Russ Explains” series giving tips on Video Marketing using PowToon Grabbing your viewers attention. In this stunning PowToon video Russ explains how to grab your viewers attention. Tweet this See more “Russ explains” episodes About Russ: Russ Law designs animated explainer videos for his clients. PowToon is a free online software for making your own animated explainer videos.. You can make your-own animated videos using Powtoon or have Russ make one for you.
By Josh Vogt Write-Strong.com Read it out loud! Especially if a script is intended for narration (vs. on-screen text), reading the voice-over out loud ensures it has a natural flow and easily fits within the necessary video timeframe. Look up samples of videos similar in tone, energy, and content to the one you want to write. This will not only help put you in the proper writing mindset, but will also help you avoid ripping off other scripts (accidentally or otherwise). Stick to a consistent format. Find a simple, basic, script-writing format and use it for all your drafts. This way [...]
Every week Tom Evans will share a one minute animated video clip with a great tip how to promote your products and services. See all of Tom’s videos here. Tweet this! Tom Evans is a BBC-trained broadcast engineer turned author and writer’s mentor. He specialised in clearing creative blocks and teaches simple techniques on how to tap into unlimited creativity. He has written six non-fiction books and two short works of fiction. Visit www.tomevans.co for more information.
How Your Small Business Can Use Video Marketing If you own a small business you know you have all these great services to offer and you know you can’t afford the marketing budget some of your larger competitors have. Do-It-Yourself animated videos solve the budget problem. So now what? 5 Ways You Can Use Video Marketing to help your small business: 1. Home-Page Explainer Video This Video Created by Realty Ninja for their new website explains the new visitor what the service does. It’s great because people don’t like to read long explanations about services. An explainer video often takes a [...]