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May292014

The #PreziTop100 Online Resources Every Presenter Should See

 

The Prezi Top 100 online resources will help you give the best presentations of your life.The Prezi Top 100 online resources will help you give the best presentations of your life.

We have scoured the web looking for the most inspirational and useful resources for anyone looking to improve their presentation skills; the #PreziTop100 is the result of all this hard work. We assembled this list by looking at both popularity data (Alexa Rank, Google pagerank, pageviews, Klout score, social media followers, and social engagement) and the quality of the content as determined by a panel of Prezi judges. So, without further ado, here are the best videos, articles, presentations, and blogs to get your creative juices flowing:

Keep an eye out for our Staff Favorites in each category—look for the bolded links.


The best articles and blogs for giving great presentations.

Learn from the best of the best; here are the top presentation blogs, along with selected articles.

Dr. Michelle Mazur–4 Essential Ingredients to Creating an Epic Audience Experience*  

Make a Powerful Point—The Real Death by
PowerPoint

Manner of Speaking—Seven Powerful Public Speaking Lessons from “Mad Men”

Six Minutes—5 Keys to End Your Speech with a Great Call-to-Action

Soap Presentations Blog—10 Powerful Body Language Tips for Your Next Presentation*


The best videos and podcasts for giving great presentations.

What better way to improve your speaking skills than to listen to and watch some of the best speakers out there? Take a look at these videos of the best presentations, and give a listen to the best presentation podcasts out there.

“Are Athletes Really Getting Faster, Better, Stronger?” by David Epstein at TED2014*

“How to Get Your Ideas to Spread” by Seth Godin at TED2007*

 

The best prezis and slide decks for giving great presentations.

Our selection of the top decks is diverse but sure to inspire as you think about creating your next presentation.

The 5 Metrics You Need to Know to Give a Great Presentation*

10 Most Common Rookie Presentation Mistakes*


The best books for giving great presentations.

Here is our selection of the best books that deal with presentation best practices and becoming a more effective presenter.

Talk Like TED
by Carmine Gallo*

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Reader Comments (9)

Some great resources here!

My book seems to have been missed off the list though, no don't worry I'm not upset!

Great resources that must have taken hours to research!

Well done guys :)

Lee

http://leejackson.org/powerpoint-surgery-book/

June 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterLee Jackson

I really can't believe I just heard about prezi in April of 2014. It took a little getting used too but now that I have the hang of it, I'm just loving it. Our plans are to add custom prezi's to our Local Search site content to make our current content more appealing.

June 19, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterjustin liles

It would seem that my weekend is now fully planned. One brief look wasn't enough and I'm now looking forward to going through your suggestions a little more thoroughly. Thanks for putting these resources together for us.

June 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterClaudia Renner

I recently prepared a Prezi presentation to use at a Town of Aurora public meeting. I was assured beforehand that I would be able to access the Prezi website for the presentation. But when I got to the meeting, the Town's computer system blocked Prezi. At that time of the evening there was nothing I could do about it. Next time I will have to go back to Powerpoint.

You may have an issue with organizations that don't recognize Prezi as a bona fide service.

June 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJack Dougan

Last weekend I taught myself how to use Prezi while also preparing and designing a presentation as guest speaker to the Dublin City Council Local Enterprise Office Network of Business Women

I was invited to discuss the social media strategy I used for my Life Dreaming biz as a solopreneur.

I reused and redesigned an existing Prezi [and thanks to the fab person who did the ground work - it was awesome] and worked for 3 days on the research as well as design.

Turned up to do the presentation and they had no wifi!

Luckily I had opened the prezi that morning online and only closed [not shut down] my laptop so by some miracle I could open it - even though part of it was cut off each slide.

Anyway, the prezi went very well, people were delighted with the information and the whole look of the presentation and it's now out and about online.

http://prezi.com/r7u2xinj-1y9/social-media-for-solopreneurs/

I'll definitely be creating more Prezis

Thanks
Liz

June 28, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterliz@lifedreaming

Thank you for this useful list!

In your PRESENTATIONS section, I believe you have two links incorrectly pointing to:
http://www.slideshare.net/itseugene/7-tips-to-beautiful-powerpoint-by-itseugenec

These are:
The Art of Presentation by Steve Jobs
The Decade of Data

Fortunately those two can be easily located with a quick search.

July 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBrenna Jue

Hi Brenna! Thanks for pointing that out, we have just changed the links to the correct ones.

July 11, 2014 | Registered CommenterPrezi Blog

Thanks for this amazing list. Can't wait to go through this entire list. Some of the above are focused purely on PowerPoint. Another recommended site for PowerPoint is http://www.slideteam.net . Recommended by thousands of speakers worldwide, it now hosts the world's largest collection of PowerPoint content.

August 2, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAjay Mohan

Thanks for this great post!

I have seen too many individuals (myself included) who rush to put together their slides on a screen as soon as they know they will present. This spring I wrote a little e-book I wish I'd been given when I first presented. It is called The Presentation Planner.

It includes 40 elements to consider before putting together, practicing and delivering your presentation, speech, sales pitch, lesson, lecture, workshop or oral report. It helps you plan the presentation with purpose and precision. You save time and it helps you present with greater confidence. And you can get it for free at my website: http://achristiankarlsson.com. I hope it will make your list of valuable presentation resources.

August 2, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterA. Christian Karlsson

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