Incorporating this fabulous visual content into your presentation will go to waste if the images are low-quality. Make sure your photos and other visual assets are high-resolution enough to be crisp and clear when displayed on a huge presentation screen. There's a reason why we love examples. You can give out the best advice available, but sometimes, in order to believe it, people need to see it in practice. Multimedia is one way to achieve that -- in a manner that can also capture and maintain your audience's attention.
A simple Google search for " music in presentations " yields enough soundtrack results to suggests that it's a unique way of engaging your audience, or at least create a welcoming atmosphere before and after you speak. Within the presentation itself, video -- as it is in so many other applications -- serves as valuable visual content to keep your audience engaged. We all get writer's block sometimes. You'll stare at a screen, hoping for inspiration to strike -- and for that idea to be amazing.
But that's not actually the best way to think of ideas. Ever wonder what it's actually like to work at Google? The presentation below from Eric Schmidt Alphabet, Inc. Besides giving you a peek behind the scenes of a top company, it could inspire you to make changes to the way your business runs. Okay, maybe your PowerPoint isn't that bad, but this presentation has some awesome takeaways we all could learn from.
Even if you're following all the tips in this presentation, you can sure be inspired by its expert copy and design. Mary Meeker's report on the latest internet trends is one of the most hotly anticipated data reports of the year. Even if you gave this presentation a gander when it first came out, it's worth revisiting -- the data's fascinating, current, and relevant to marketers in any industry. Sometimes, the most helpful pieces of content tell you what not to do. Rand Fishkin's presentation does just that.
He takes an in-depth look at the most common reasons people fail at content marketing -- and offers practical, original advice on fixing it.
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Most marketers are looking to grow While these improvements are growth, larger, bigger growth jumps are what most people want. To help you get unstuck from incrementalism, Motivate Design outlined a process in the presentation below. Even though this presentation is almost slides long, its content is pure gold. Caddell answers some of the biggest FAQs about digital strategy in a very accessible way.
The reason his slides are so straightforward is because of the way he's laid them out. He's really adept at making "animated" slides explain his story -- something we all should learn how to do. Even though Upworthy's got a bad rap for creating clickbait headlines, their lessons on going viral are incredibly interesting. Besides having great advice about going viral, Upworthy does a great job of making its presentation interactive using clickable links.
Even though this SlideShare is a few years old, it's one every content marketer should flip through.
The reason we love it so much is because the message -- and delivery of that message -- is pretty much flawless. Definitely take a second to flip through the presentation, as you'll learn a great lesson while also soaking up a great piece of SlideShare content. Not to toot our own horn, but this presentation has been one of our most successful ones, so we wanted to share it with you. I personally love how actionable tips are provided in a visual way. For example, in slides 47 through 49, the author explains the difference between "showing" and "telling" by putting the word "circle" next to a picture of a circle.
Although showing, not telling, is a key storytelling technique in writing, it's especially effective in presentations. Feeling inspired to create a SlideShare of your own? Make sure you flip through Nick Demey's presentation first. He shares some tried-and-true tips for creating awesome presentations that rack up tons of views. This presentation is inspirational from a design perspective -- we especially love the color scheme.
Using complementary colors colors opposite each other on the color wheel can be overwhelming at times, but because Soap Presentations uses them with lots of white space in the background, the colors draw your attention to the content of the slides.
Learning from mistakes is a crucial part of growing in your professional and personal lives. But sometimes, it's better to learn from others' mistakes instead of making them yourself. This presentation outlines some core lessons successful entrepreneurs have learned by making mistakes. Read on so you don't have to make the same ones. We admire presentation for its exceptional display of data -- now this post will explain how to do the same in your own presentations.
I also love how this presentation is very concise and minimal, as it helps communicate a fairly advanced topic in an easy-to-understand way. This presentation's advice is applicable and its design admirable. The whole black-and-white color scheme really makes the salmon accent color pop -- and the SlideShare creatively combines these elements for different slide layouts. Definitely bookmark this presentation as an example of a great SlideShare design.
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Apparently, it's a term that means "on point," in case you were wondering. If you're like me and feel like it's nearly impossible to keep up with the latest cultural trends, spend time with the presentation below. It'll outline the most popular trends you should know this year -- most definitely worth a read. Most of us are concerned with keeping up with the latest and greatest changes … but have you ever taken a minute to step back in time?
The presentation below will walk you through SEO history from the very beginning -- it's been a fascinating ride. The quick presentation below shows you a few different ways you can design the same slide -- all depending on what you want it to accomplish. Besides having some great takeaways for any inbound marketer, I love how this presentation successfully uses Creative Commons images in almost every slide.
It's pretty inspirational -- even if you don't have budget for stock photos, you can have an engaging presentation. Check out these great tips on how to choose the best colors for your presentations. Here is an example of a presentation that explains services offered by a law firm. How someone interprets the credibility of a company is based on positive representation. The key topics in this presentation are structured in a way that is clean and easily accessible to the viewer. This prezi might be simple, but it is polished with organization that encourages the viewer to gravitate towards exactly what he or she wants to learn.
Here, we have a sample sales deck for a company in the service sector. Lastly, we have an example of a retail industry sales deck. The prezi showcases each characteristic of the product—a shoe —with the capability to pop up a description so the audience can understand the shoe as a whole. The structure of this prezi offers an agile direction to boundlessly guide the consumer to find his or her perfect fit.
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