How to Be a Better Presenter, Even on the Fly

Connection Cafe

Instead, I’m going to give you some tips and tricks culled from my years of presenting as a designer, and now as Associate Creative Director for Here’s My Chance : Show Up. You also have to be mentally present.

The Final Step of the Nonprofit Audit: Presenting Financial Statements to Your Board

Connection Cafe

The last step of the nonprofit audit is to present our audited financial statements and shiny, clean opinion letter to the board. These presentations are often mind numbingly boring. The presentation for the GAAP financial statement gets pranced out once a year like a birthday cake.

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Style Guide: Investor Presentations

NonProfit Hub

This changes, however, when it comes to investor presentations. You don’t want to roll up to a presentation looking shabby—you want your presentation to pop. You can wear business casual to an investor presentation if you’ve already cultivated a relationship with the investors and feel confident that they’re on board with your cause. Smart casual is a great option for your investor presentation if your investors are younger or more progressive.

Five Features Of Quality Digital Presentations


The number of poor online presentations is rapidly growing. The number of poor virtual presenters is expanding even faster. Vendors offer free presentations. Five Traits Of Successful Digital Presentations. Koegel, author of The Exceptional Presenter. Presentation

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! Tools for Creating Presentations, Graphs, Sketches, and More. Webinar Recording: Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint.

Nonprofits Live Recap: Great Presentations

Tech Soup Blog

Great presentation skills always come handy whether you're offering an educational training, making a keynote speech, or bringing new funders aboard. Presentations for Webinars. Leroux Miller kicked off the discussion by offering advice focused on online presentations.

Some Thoughts About Remote Presentations: Mekong ICT Camp

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was invited to present a key note at the Mekong ICT Camp in Thailand about nonprofits, social media, and measurement. ” Unfortunately, I could make it to Thailand, so I presented and lead a discussion remotely using Google Hangouts from California.

The Top 5 Presentations You Won’t Want to Miss at AFP International 2015

NonProfit Hub

All of the speakers are top-notch, but picking presentations can be difficult. That’s technically three presentations. As a writer, this presentation excites me most. Last year, Tom Ahern made our list for his Loverizing Donors presentation (I’d still recommend that one).

Presentation: Converting Prospects to Multichannel Gold


View more presentations from Care2Team What channels does your nonprofit use to reach activists and donors? Are you still stuck in 1991 where you focus your acquisition and fundraising via direct mail, face to face, and telemarking? Or are you reaching supporters through the latest channels that also includes email, social networks, mobile, DRTV (direct mail TV), and a robust website that is action driven and has optimized donation pages and donation flow ?

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Introducing the 5 Winners of the SlideRocket Nonprofit Presentation Contest

Tech Soup Blog

Their web-based professional-grade service for creating and sharing presentations online is available to eligible nonprofits and public libraries through TechSoup. Presentation Contest! share the winning presentations below. In their presentation, Waste Ventures.

Presentation: Getting Started with Multi-Channel Fundraising


These were just a couple of the great statistics that panelists Teresa Weaver, of OMP and Erica Gulseth, of Earth Justice presented on the recent Care2 webinar “ Bring it On! Did you know that in 2011, 16% of new donors gave via online gifts up from 9% in 2007?

Call for Presenters: Conference on Volunteering and Service

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Whether you are planning to present at a conference or deliver a one-day workshop, the secret to success is in good design. We recently launched the Call for Presenters (CFP). We see seasoned experts and first-time presenters eager to share their knowledge with others.

Presentation: Your Website Doesn’t Matter!


View more presentations from Care2Team. If your nonprofit is truly committed to raising money online you must have a great email list filled with engaged donors who support your mission. Because studies show that email remains the primary driver of online donations.

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Present with me at the NTC!

Connection Cafe

I've been asked to lead a session at this year's NTC conference in San Francisco (April 26-28). I'm honored to contribute because the NTC ( NTEN's annual get together) is the conference to attend for anyone working in the technology field for nonprofits. Having attending 6 or 7 now it's definitely an event I look forward to and highly recommend. If your organization is pinching pennies these days but you'd like to go, check out the scholarship program to help send qualified 501c3 staff.

Presenting - AFP's New Conference Mobile Site for Chicago!

AFP Blog

Presenting - AFP's New Conference Mobile Site for Chicago!: "AFP AFP is proud to announce, the exclusive mobile site that will allow attendees to access everything they need to optimize their AFP 2011 Conference experience—right on their smartphone! The conference mobile site can be viewed across all smartphone browsers (iPhones, Blackberries, Droids, etc.), no matter the

Adding Mission to Your Volunteering: Webinar Presentation & Video

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is an overview of the Mission-Driven Volunteering Webinar we held this week as well as links to the full slide presentation and one-hour video for those of you who weren''t able to attend. webinar Volunteers

Presentation: Integrating Social Marketing and Direct Response


View more presentations from Care2Team. These days nonprofits are facing new challenges as online channels grow and evolve. While there are multiple channels (ranging from email to Direct Mail and social networks) to ultilize to engage constituents, managing all of those relationships and integrating social marketing effectively is no easy feat. But is it doable?

Nonprofits Live: Great Presentations on August 26

Tech Soup Blog

Join us HERE for Nonprofits Live: Great Presentations at 10am PT on August 26. Click HERE to join Nonprofits Live: Great Presentations. Are you looking for secrets to giving great presentations? Pacific time will explore great presentations.

Tips for Remote Presenting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

View more presentations from Beth Kanter. This morning Liz Karlin, who works at the Packard Foundation in Grant Operations , and I did a remote presentation for the Foundation Financial Officers Group on Organizational Change and Social Media Policy development.

Nonprofits Live: Great Presentations on August 26

Tech Soup Blog

Are you looking for secrets to giving great presentations? Pacific time will explore great presentations. Expect an hour rich with resources, ideas, secrets from the experts, and links to great technology tools offering everything you need to give a great presentation.

Presentation: Best Tactics to Drive Elections Using Online Fundraising and Social Media


Last week, Care2 held a terrific webinar on the latest killer tactics to drive elections using online fundraising and social media.

Case Study In Their Own Words: Finding New Ways to Present Old Ideas


When I shared the idea with our executive director, she immediately saw the value in presenting the data in this new format, but had some concerns.

Presentation: A Recipe For Success: Tracking & Converting Supporters for Maximum Results


A Recipe For $uccess: Tracking & Converting Supporters for Maximum Results View more presentations from Care2Team. Care2 held a great webinar on Tuesday that highlighted best practices for converting new subscribers to donors.

SlideRocket Launches iPad Presentation App

Tech Soup Blog

SlideRocket , the cloud-based tool for creating and sharing presentations, recently announced a new SlideRocket Player app for iPad. If you have a SlideRocket account, the free app lets you import and play your SlideRocket presentations on the iPad.

App It Up Presents: Apps By and For Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

We've talked a lot about mobile apps during the App It Up project. But apps come in many other forms. Browser plug-ins, widgets, web apps, and templates: all of these are apps, too. And they all have the potential to help your organization do its work more efficiently and easily. That's why we’re excited to highlight two great (non-mobile) apps built by and for nonprofits, over on our App It Up page. Simplifying Online Fundraising with AidMatrix.

Using Twitter to Build a Community and Recruit Volunteers

Amy Sample Ward

Last week, I had the opportunity to present at the 2011 Volunteer Management for Nonprofits Conference here in New York. Presentation Slides. View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward. View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward. Twitter for Nonprofits Presentation.

Managing Your Not-for-Profit’s Endowment – How to Ensure Present and Future Success


Managing Your Not-for-Profit’s Endowment - How to Ensure Present and Future Success. The post Managing Your Not-for-Profit’s Endowment – How to Ensure Present and Future Success appeared first on BoardAssist. Does your organization have a sound, carefully managed and board-approved Investment Policy Statement?

Is social media helping you meet your mission? It can!

Amy Sample Ward

I was presenting on the way we can identify metrics in social media that help us reach our mission and how to use those metrics strategically. I have done a few webinars and presentations about social media tracking and metrics and frequently used the phrase “actionable data.”

Webinar Presentation Tips for Nonprofits and Other Folks

Have Fun - Do Good

I've been doing some research on how to present a successful webinar, and thought I'd share what I've learned. For folks who are unfamiliar with webinars, they are online classes where participants watch the speaker's presentation on the web, while listening to it via their phone.

Libraries: The Oldest New Frontier for Innovation

Amy Sample Ward

I had the distinct honor of presenting the opening keynote and after talking with librarians supported in the TechSoup for Libraries program, part of the Community-Driven Innovation team at TechSoup Global, I’m excited to continue the conversations about libraries operating as the heart of the community, and the technologies that can help them do it. View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward.

Webinar Recap: Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint

Tech Soup Blog

On May 24, I had the pleasure of facilitating our first webinar in our Microsoft Tips and Tricks Series, Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint. What is Presenter's View? Better PowerPoint Presentations: The Office Casual Way. Embed a PowerPoint Presentation into a blog. You can now view the recording of this webinar.

Presentation: Social Media & Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

This morning I had the great opportunity to present to the Next Generation Philanthropy course, a part of Institute for Philanthropy, here in London. View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward. Tags: presentation foundations philanthropy social by social social media

Seeing Through Walls for Greater Independence!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Kent Presents 2016 I just attended the second annual Kent Presents conference in Kent, Connecticut. disability Emerald independence Katabi Kent Presents MIT seniorsIt’s the brainchild of Donna and Ben Rosen, a New York power couple with connections to science, technology, politics, the arts and more. There were too many awesome talks to do them justice, but you are welcome to sample the session titles here.

Rethinking Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations

Tech Soup Blog

During our webinar on May 24, Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint , we covered key points on effective presentations in PowerPoint. When creating your slides, you want your words to be complementary to your verbal presentation, not identical. Some great instances of economy of language can be found in the examples included in our recap blog post as well as in the following presentations. One example is the following presentation.

2012 Grassroots and Groundwork – Social Media for Social Impact in 30 Minutes a Day

Amy Sample Ward

presentation Presentations from 2012 socialmedia workshopBy using strategic methods, it’s possible to have maximum social media impact in minimal time. Participants in this session will learn that through methods such as content planning and listening online, and that by interacting rather than broadcasting, they can accomplish an impressive amount in just 30 minutes a day.

Upcoming Webinar on May 24: Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint

Tech Soup Blog

Pacific, we will be holding a live webinar that will be covering SmartArt, Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint. During this free webinar, we will hear from TechSoup's Elliot Harmon and Microsoft’s Doug Thomas on ways to enhance the effectiveness of your presentations. First, we will talk about improving the visual aspects of your presentation through tools such as SmartArt.

Five Tips For Making A Presentation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There is lots of good advice in Bob Kulhan 's new book, Getting To Yes And , One of my favorites is his tips for making a presentation. You've done all the prep work and you know what you're talking about, so give yourself permission to adapt to changes in your presentation as they occur.

Building a social business starts on the inside


View more presentations from Lee Bryant. Humanize Presentations Social CRM and ROILOVE this slide deck by the always brilliant Lee Bryant , whom we quote in Humanize. Do you have a social intranet? Are you considering how network effects can help your work internally?

Crowdsourcing vs Community-sourcing: What’s the difference and the opportunity?

Amy Sample Ward

Last week I presented for my second time with Nonprofit Webinars. View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward. case studies community crowd crowdsourcing elements presentationThe first time I focused on DIY Community Engagement Metrics and shared lots of templates and examples.

How Some Big Brands Manage Social Media


View more presentations from Jeremiah Owyang. Implementation Presentations Social CRM and ROII watched an Altimeter webinar the other day that I thought was worth sharing from a “the state of corporate social media” perspective.