As an independent consultant who specializes in Prezi, I am often asked to convert an existing PowerPoint slide deck into a prezi. Before pursuing a new project, my client often asks me how long it will take. It seems like a straightforward question. One might think that I could calculate a figure based on the number of slides or the length of the presentation, but the truth is that the process depends very much on what kind of presentation I’m converting.Read More
Think back to the last time you attended a really fun concert. The band most likely played an awesome set, but the ending was what you loved most. That was when the greatest hits came out, the fireworks started exploding overhead, and the crowd went wild. You left on a high, with great memories.
What you remember best from that experience is most likely the ending. Presentations are no different.Read More
First impressions are important in all aspects of life. In the business presentation world, they are everything. A speech that starts off as a snooze-fest is likely to put its crowd to sleep within seconds. On the other hand, a speech that begins with a bang will stay in the minds of audience members well into the future.
Here, we discuss five effective ways to start your next presentation.Read More
There is a lot of back and forth on what to wear for a professional presentation. After all, first impressions can have a huge impact on your effectiveness as a speaker. Whether you’re pitching a new client for an agency, or gracing the stage at a conference full of your peers, you want to look your best, show off your personality and not feel drab. Or maybe you want to assert your authority in a professional way that commands your audience’s attention.Read More
Traditionally, a presentation is thought of as an event in which an individual delivers information to a large audience. Here at Prezi, we’re working to expand that notion. After all, everyone has something to say, and it doesn’t always require a podium or a crowd. For us, a presentation is simply the sharing of knowledge with others.Read More