6 Tips for Nonprofit Professionals on Speaking Brilliantly with Your Slides

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Looking at your entire presentation from their perspective will not only encourage you to cut any excess information, but also help you to design more compelling slides. What is the best ratio of spoken language to visual slides in your online presentation?

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#datanerds: Six Steps to Great Graphs and Charts

Beth Kanter

Source: Gemma Correll – I Love Charts. Note from Beth: I just knew that I was going to start obsessing about charts and graphs after my Excel spreadsheet obsessions started. Step 1: Which Chart is Best? Excel provides all sorts of default chart types to choose from, but the truth is, keep it as simple as possible. If your data adds up to 100%, you might choose a pie chart. For more help, check out my favorite chart chooser tool.

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Pecha Kucha

NCE Social Media

How it differs from your traditional PowerPoint presentation is that the speaker uses 20 slides and has 20 seconds per slide to speak. The slides are set up to auto-run so they advance automatically. Then after the 6:40 is up (20 slides x 20 seconds = 6 minutes 40 seconds) the presenter sits down. You can also post them to the web if you videotape your live presentation or if you record audio of your talk to match the slides.

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NTEN and TechSoup Webinar: Share Your Story - ROI and Social Media - Slides and Notes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is a flow chart that calculates business performance taking into account not only whether the company had a profit, but whether that profit was good enough relative to the assets it took to generate it. Over those 80 years, the chart has been polished, refined and so deeply embedded in business thinking. For each one, I show an example of charts, graphs, or data that I've used to lead to an understanding of what works. Share Your Story: ROI, Social Media, Nonprofits.

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Content from AAM: Virtual Worlds and Eye on Design slides (and more)

Museum 2.0

Today, I want to share slide presentations and interviews you might be seeking related to the sessions I chaired this week. First, Charting New Territory in Virtual Worlds , which featured Paul Sparrow ( Newseum ), David Klevan ( US Holocaust Memorial Museum ), Chris Lawrence ( NY Hall of Science ), and Nora McCartney (NY Hall of Science). You can view the slides here, or download them by clicking "view" in the player below.

10 Design Tips for Awesome Nonprofit Online Presentations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Beth Singer , Principal at Beth Singer Design, LLC – a design firm that specializes in creating digital slide decks with editorial clarity and design that enable nonprofits to connect with audiences and move them from interest to action. Enter an old friend: the slide deck.

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6 Online Speaking Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Looking at your entire presentation from their perspective will not only encourage you to cut any excess information, but also help you to design more compelling slides. What is the best ratio of spoken language to visual slides in your online presentation?

How to Prepare Donor Data Reports for Your Board Members

Bloomerang

Doing so can be as simple as sharing a chart with these metrics from the past year: Total dollars raised: overall dollars acquired through fundraising initiatives. It can be tempting to dedicate a couple of slides to discuss your wealth screening and other predictive modeling results.

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TechSoup Tools for Desktop Publishing and Presentations

Tech Soup Blog

That's why TechSoup offers product donations that can help you with desktop publishing, presentations, sketches, graphs, charts, and more! This is the application you'd want for creating professional-looking digital forms, as well as digital versions of annual reports and research reports that include images, graphs, charts, and complex layout. I can't image what we'd do without the charts and graphs it produces, which can be used in other Office applications.

[VIDEO] 5 Must-Do’s of Year-End Fundraising Success

Bloomerang

Just want to let everyone know that we are recording this session and we’ll be sending out the recording and the slides later on today. So, Lori, let me stop sharing my slides here and you can bring up your beautiful slides and see if it works. Lori L.

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Reflections on Social Media EPIP Workshop

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

EPIP Slides View more presentations from kanter. I used the wiki a flip chart - so the leave behind is the slide deck, notes, and a few resources. EPIP Slides View more presentations from kanter. I feel really inspired! I just finished up the Social Media Strategy Game workshop with EPIP Chapter leaders. EPIP stands for Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy.

How To Get Insight From Data Visualization: SHUT UP and SLOW DOWN!

Beth Kanter

I use survey monkey and grab the visual chart for each question and dumping each chart into its own Powerpoint slide. But I realized that having the visuals for each question on a separate slide did not let me see patterns. I also found the ready-made charts from survey monkey ugly and distracting … but lacking graphic design skills and drawing skills. This font lets you take simple strings of numbers and transform them into charts.

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Social Media Case Study Slam Panel at NTC 08: Danielle Brigida, NWF - A Case Study on Traffic

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Slide 1: My name is Danielle Brigida and I work on the Operations team for National Wildlife Federation. Slide 2: The National Wildlife Federation is one of the largest conservation organizations in the U.S. Slide 3: That being said, our average member is a 65 year old woman. Slide 4: After attending last year's NTEN, two tools stuck out for me that I really wanted to try- Digg and Stumbleupon. Slide 6:So the first thing I tested out was Digg.

Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Brainstorming Sessions for Nonprofit Work

Beth Kanter

The ideas can be captured on a flip chart or participants can write them down on sticky notes and post them on a wall. Write them on a flip chart, white board, or slide so everyone can see it. Write the initial topic on a flip chart, whiteboard or slide where everyone can see it. Capture the questions on the white board or flip chart. Write your word on a sticky note and place it on the flip chart.

[VIDEO] How to Talk about Legacy Giving Without Seeming Creepy

Bloomerang

And just a couple of quick housekeeping items, just want to let you all know that we are recording this session and we’ll be sending out the recording, as well as the slides, later on this afternoon. Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

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Women Who Tech: Tools and Apps to Energize your Base

Amy Sample Ward

SLIDES. My slides covered the tools and apps for the back stage side of energizing your community. Since my slides are mostly screen shots, I’ve shared a bit of context below. Then, for each group, create a chart with 4 columns and identify: Their goal: why do they engage with you.

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[VIDEO] Why You Should Ditch The Way You’ve Been Doing Strategic Planning

Bloomerang

Just want to let you all know that we are recording this webinar, and we will be sending out the recording and the slides later on this afternoon. . So, Sarah, I’m going to stop sharing my screen, and I’ll let you bring up your beautiful slides here. .

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Making Data Visualizations: A Survival Guide And Other Resources

Beth Kanter

I did a quick scan of data visualization resources to look for practical advice on the process of thinking visually and some technical information on what chart to select and data storytelling. 1) Data Visualization Survival Guide : This resource (including the 176 slides powerpoint deck) was suggested by Devon Smith. The deck provides specific practical advice on charts, color, and maps. I like the chart advice: Avoid 3d-charts at all costs.

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[VIDEO] Counting the Costs: Where Capital Campaigns Often Miss the Mark

Bloomerang

So if you have to leave early or maybe you get interrupted, or you just want to review the content later on, maybe share it with a friend or a colleague you’ll be able to do that because I’m going to send you the recording also going to send out the slides.

[VIDEO] Get More Grants with Donor Cultivation

Bloomerang

I just want to let you all know that we are recording in this session, and we’ll be sending out the recording as well as the slides later on today. I’ll have to update this slide. You do have access to my slides. I know I ran through these slides kind of quickly.

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[VIDEO] How To Know If Your Fundraising Staff Is Leaving Money On The Table

Bloomerang

We’ll get you the slides, the recording, and you can review all that content later on. And let’s see if we can get your slides right here. You saw the bar chart. I’m a little frank here on this slide, aren’t I? Full Transcript: Steven: All right.

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7 Social Media Toolsets for 2016 by @jeremycaplan

Beth Kanter

Format: He has organized this resource in a Google document — his slides, FAQ, and links are on one page. Viz : Create simple charts and graphs. Jeremy Caplan is the Director of Education, Tow-Knight Center Entrepreneurial Journalism and an amazing teacher. I’ve never met him face-to-face, but I’ve learned some much from reading and using his curated instructional materials.

[VIDEO] The Board’s Role in Fundraising & Resource Development

Bloomerang

Just quick housekeeping, just want to let everyone know that we are recording and we’ll be sending out the recording as well as the slides later on today. So I’m going to stop sharing my screen and we’ll see if we can get your slides going here again.

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Tools to Tell Your Digital Story Available Through TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

PowerPoint 2013 can be used to create image slides and animations like nonprofit Trickle Up did. You can also use Visio 2013 to make dynamic diagrams and charts for your story. SAP Crystal Reports : Make your charts and yearly reports jump off the page when you make them interactive and animated with SAP Crystal Reports.

Marc A. Smith on Social Mapping for Network Growth

Tech Soup Blog

Smith and his talk "Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL." Smith's slides from this presentation. TechSoup hosted the San Francisco Online Community Meetup which recently featured Marc A. " Marc is with the Connected Action Group , which uses social methodology to gain insights into patterns of communities.

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[VIDEO] How to Get a Return on Your Nonprofit Technology Investment

Bloomerang

I just want to let you all know that we are recording this session, and we’ll be sending out the slides as well as the recording later on today. You should already have the slides, but if I missed you, don’t worry.

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The Future of Cloud Computing: 5 Startups to Watch from BoxWorks

Tech Soup Blog

When a customer calls, a relationship manager can pull up their record to see a health score for them plus other graphs and charts regarding that customer's satisfaction or dissatisfaction. Docurated.com — is a cloud-based document search firm that allows users to find a specific chart, slide, collateral, or piece of content without opening any documents.

Visualize Better-Looking Data for Your Nonprofit or Library

Tech Soup Blog

Have you ever written an annual report, PowerPoint slide, or article and thought, "This could really use some sort of visual." " Well, think again, because even the most design-impaired people can make a pretty snazzy infographic or chart with the right tools and some basic design principles. Some Simple Tweaks to Your Existing Charts. Are you already using Excel to create charts or an infographic tool for your reports? Choose the appropriate chart.

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Overdue Reflections from UK

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I also thought of a book title from about ten years ago called " Learning and Forgetting " I went a little overboard on the 80-plus powerpoint slides. What I didn't externalize at the time (I'm off the charts Intuitive and slightly Introverted ) was that the process of creating a powerpoint - translating the ideas into visuals - was for my own preparation. Once I get in the room, we throw away the slides.

Data Only Helps if You Listen to It

Connection Cafe

What charts or slides did the group focus on? Data and analytics can play a big role in improving nonprofit strategy. It usually doesn’t though, and that’s because most nonprofits are using their data wrong. It’s time we had a little talk about strategic objects. Think about the last strategy meeting you were a part of: What information was distributed beforehand? What background research was critical to the conversation?

Libraries: The Oldest New Frontier for Innovation

Amy Sample Ward

Below, I’ve shared my keynote remarks and slides and I hope you’ll share your ideas and further the conversation in the comments. Whether it seems important in the moment or not, it’s really valuable to make a list or chart or picture, whatever you want, of all the information you have about your community. Slides.

Year End Resource Roundup

Connection Cafe

” You’ll end up with some pretty well formatted charts and graphs to showcase your findings, too! Just download the slides from the Customer Center and soak it in. Perhaps you’re almost done with your end of year fundraising prep. Or maybe you’re just finishing that first brainstorm meeting to map out your December plans? Either way, I thought a little roundup of my favorite end of year fundraising resources for Luminate Online clients could be helpful.

Moving from Story to Narrative

Tech Soup Blog

And then create and submit your own short video (up to 90 seconds) or five-image slide show to TechSoup's 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge by April 30 to win prizes! So define your narrative and empower your fellow changemakers to create stories that chart your collective impact and organizational goals. Although storytelling has become quite the buzzword, do you understand how it fits into your narrative?

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Connect with TechSoup at NCVS!

Tech Soup Blog

ReadyTalk — This standard for webinar production offers integrated slides, screensharing, live moderated chat, and high-quality recorded audio. Check this chart for a comparison of web conferencing tools. This post was written by Evonne Heyning , part of TechSoup's Community team.

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How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Time Chart - See Flickr Discussion on Version 1 Wanna Remix it? In my presentations, I use a slide from Nina Simon's blog post called " How Much Time Does It Take To Do Web2.0 " I've been thinking about remixing that slide so it matches the framework I set up for WeAreMedia tactical modules. Download it here.

Presentation Zen Blog: A Resource Review

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

His personal web site has some good tips on creating , delivering , and slide design. Reynolds has an excellent Zelazny Cheat Sheet on how to figure out which charts and graphs to use to illustrate your point. Gene Zelazny is the author of "Say It With Charts" and director of Visual Communication for McKensey and Company.) I've been accumulating resources about how to make presentations better (more interactive).

Saving the Soul of the Social Sector

Tech Soup Blog

Slides from Berger's talk at NYU (video archive coming soon), in which he also recommends exploring the Nonprofit Outcomes Toolbox and Independent Sector's Charting Impact. Ken Berger gets paid to say things the rest of us can't say. After nearly 30 years working in nonprofits and 5 years as the president and CEO of Charity Navigator , Berger has seen plenty of inefficient, dishonest, and outright fraudulent nonprofits.

Why Movement Is the Killer Learning App for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

They help “air out the brain” and can help a tired group regain focus. I incorporate energizers into webinars (see slide 22) and virtual meetings. Wall Writing: This an exercise where participants will write specific responses on labeled charts on the wall at designated times. It can be an answer to a question, a question learners still have, a summary statement, an opinion about the content, facts they want to remember, or how they plan to use the content.

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Research Friday: The Results are In - State of the Sector 2012

ASU Lodestar Center

The chart below highlights that upward trend. Browse the slides , take the Survey Analyzer for a spin, and let us know what you find in the comments below or on Twitter @ASULodestar and @NFF_West. posted by. Angela Francis , Senior Associate. Nonprofit Finance Fund. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a. continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to. highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can.

Saving the Soul of the Social Sector

Tech Soup Blog

Slides from Berger's talk at NYU (video archive coming soon), in which he also recommends exploring the Nonprofit Outcomes Toolbox and Independent Sector's Charting Impact. Ken Berger gets paid to say things the rest of us can't say. After nearly 30 years working in nonprofits and 5 years as the president and CEO of Charity Navigator , Berger has seen plenty of inefficient, dishonest, and outright fraudulent nonprofits.

Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2a: Analytics Data as User Research

Connection Cafe

see the Traffic Sources pie chart on the right for an example of this data). A deliverable for this User Research technique might be a series of slides that answer the questions listed above along with any other questions that are relevant to the project. It’s always great to pull screenshots from Google Analytics to show reports and add some interest to the slides. Note: This is the second in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process.

How To Develop a Social Media Plan in Five Easy Steps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The original worksheet was developed from recommendations from the Spin Project and the " Smart Chart " developed by Spitfire Strategies.) The section on strategy points over the some for-profit slides, but I might point people here. Flickr photo by Terry Bain. Terry / aXis / You Are a Dog / the book / the blog // We Are the Cat / the blog. I found Mashable's How To Develop a Social Media Plan in Five Easy Steps Via Britt Bravo who forwarded me this link.

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Playing the Social Media Game with 100 Bay Area Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Compasspoint Workshop Slides - Beta. Some techniques I'm using for workshops that have become standard for me: Wikitation: A wikitation (word coined by Allan Levine, Cogdog Blog) is a wiki that you use to share you presentation slides and links. The wiki becomes an electronic flip chart and resource collector. Compasspoint Workshop Slides - Beta View more presentations from kanter. View more presentations from kanter.

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