How To Make Engaging Presentations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

To sharpen your public-speaking and presentation skills, I recommend reading the book, Talk Like TED , by Carmine Gallo. Gallo explains that the most engaging presentations are: Emotional – They touch your heart. Memorable – They present content in ways you’ll never forget.

Teach 52

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. The talk: My talk may not be as easily captured in the slides as some of my other talks are since this was a smaller group and I had the time to dive into each example and discuss it with the participants, instead of a more traditional presentation. View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

5 Tips For Making An Effective Presentation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There is lots of good advice in Bob Kulhan 's 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.

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. Liz gave a presentation on the process that Packard used to development its Social Media policy which is an important part of its an internal document called the “Communications Compass.&#.

Tips 85

Tips for New Online Instructors and Virtual Presenters

WBT Systems

Tips for New Online Instructors and Virtual Presenters. Read more about Tips for New Online Instructors and Virtual Presenters

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. Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 — This is of course the industry-standard slideshow presentation software. The presentation broadcasting feature allows viewers in other locations to view your presentation over the Internet, whether or not they have PowerPoint installed.

Community-Driven Social Impact: Presentation & Game

Amy Sample Ward

Today I had the great pleasure and honor of presenting at the National Conference on Service and Volunteering. I had a 90-minute workshop which was broken into two parts: a bit of presentation, and a bit of game time. The presentation focused on 4 strategic steps, 3 sets of best practices, and a few case studies for creating programs, services, content, and campaigns in a community-driven process. Presentation: Community-Driven Social Impact.

Game 130

How to Prepare Presenters and Attendees for your Virtual Event

AccelEvents

From the use of event planning software to your presenters, there are a lot of things to consider. One thing that could go wrong is that your presenters and your attendees are awfully confused, don’t understand the technology, or are in the wrong places at the wrong times.

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.

Guide 39

Six Ways To Prepare For Your Next Speaking Presentation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author John Baldoni suggests you consider the following six things before making your next speaking presentation : How will you open your presentation on a high note? How can you make time to rehearse your presentation? How will you close your presentation? Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Making Presentations Presentation Skills Presentations Public Speaking Speaking

Guide 40

7 Easy Ideas to Give Your Next Presentation Oomph

Tech Soup Blog

Did you know that audiences forget 90 percent of what's presented to them? You've sat through your fair share of screamingly dull presentations where you felt proud that you remembered even 1.7 percent of what was presented (well, at least the parts you were awake for). … Only, this time YOU'RE the one presenting! Check out these examples of great presentations. Find Quality, Free Photos for Your Next Presentation Here: [link].

My Social Media Presentation

NCE Social Media

I led roundtable discussions to fund raising professionals today at an Association of Fundraising Professionals meeting on the topic of Social Media. I was limited to discussing only three social media tools, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube, because of time. Here are my slides that I wanted to share with you. > > During my talk there was quite a bit of discussion on the difference between Facebook Causes and Fan Pages. Beth Kanter has an excellent explanation of them here.

Community-Driven Social Impact: Presentation & Workshop at Amplified Leicester

Amy Sample Ward

This morning I had the great pleasure and honor to present at Amplified Leicester about Community-Driven Social Impact, and run a short strategy-building workshop. Presentation. View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward. I facilitated a modified version of the Social by Social game, created to focus on the 4 strategic points highlighted int he presentation: Who’s the community, where’s the sweet spot, what tools could help, which roles are needed.

Impact 115

Community-Driven Social Impact: Presentation, Case Studies, and Workshop

Amy Sample Ward

Last week was the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference and not only did I have the pleasure of presenting a couple sessions, it was also my first NTC as a staffer, as I joined NTEN earlier this month. Presentation. View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward. presentation socialbysocial 11ntc community driven social impact nonprofit ntc nten social by social technology workshop

10 Design Tips for Awesome Nonprofit Online Presentations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Calling all presenters, trainers, and fundraisers! Crafting a kick-ass online presentation can help ensure that your most important contacts are still in your court. Here are 10 tips for making your next presentation your best presentation!

Design 191

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. In our ongoing mission to provide technology information and resources to nonprofit organizations and libraries, TechSoup’s latest Nonprofits Live (NPLive) explored advice and resources for creating great presentations. Presentations for Webinars. Make Presentations Social. How to Design a Bad Presentation.

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.

Pro Tips For Buying An Amazing Present For Someone You Love!

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You will obviously have someone in your life to whom you would like to give some special present. Let us tell you that getting a present for someone is not as sophisticated as it seems to be. How to get the best present?

Gift 52

Nonprofits Live: Great Presentations on August 26

Tech Soup Blog

Are you looking for secrets to giving great presentations? Whether offering a workshop, giving a keynote speech in your community, or persuading funders in a new campaign, nonprofit leaders require strong presentation skills — from designing amazing slides and visuals to listening to your audience as you share your ideas. Pacific time will explore great presentations. Event Online Seminar nplive presentations

Resources for See3?s #SM4NP Video Presentation

See3

Resources for the attendees of our #SM4NP presentation: "How to Leverage Video to Turbocharge Your Fundraising". The post Resources for See3′s #SM4NP Video Presentation appeared first on See3 Advice for Do-Gooders. Video

Adding Mission to Your Volunteering: Webinar Presentation & Video

Wild Apricot

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

Slides 109

Five Tips For Making A Presentation

Eric Jacobson

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. You cannot plan for every question, and no matter how much you prepare there will always be uncontrollable surprises that pop up and potentially undermine your presentation.

Twitter for Nonprofits: Presentation for the 140-Character Mission event

Amy Sample Ward

I was going to be presenting live via video but the time difference is just too much. Instead, I’m going to be presenting by proxy: the wonderful and talented John Haydon will be walking you through my slides. View more presentations from Amy Sample ward. This Wednesday, MIT and Tie-Boston are hosting The 140-Character Mission: Social Media & Entrepreneurship event.

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. And a big congratulations to all the presentation contest participants. The judges made their selections of the best presentations based on. So, without further ado, here are the winning presentations! #1 NCCS’s presentation.

Before Making Your Next Presentation Do This

Eric Jacobson

Author John Baldoni suggests you consider the following six things before making your next presentation : How will you open your presentation on a high note? How can you make time to rehearse your presentation? How will you close your presentation? Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Presentations Public Speaking

Guide 28

The Best Presentations Have Stories

Eric Jacobson

Joey Asher''s 100-page book, 15 Minutes Including Q&A provides a "plan to save the world from lousy presentations," proclaims Asher. In chapter 8, Asher explains that the best presentations have stories and if you want to be a good speaker, you need to know how to tell an effective story. Presentations Public Speaking Storytelling

Death By PowerPoint? Three Ways to Revive Your Presentations!

Tech Soup Blog

Here's something we all dread: Slide after slide loaded with text that is being "read" by the presenter. But then when we are asked to create a presentation, we fall into the same trap. Or we go to the other extreme and create a presentation full of images, animations, and more information than any human mind can handle. Here are three ways in which you can keep your presentation alive: First: Balance between presentation and interaction.

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. You can add flash animation, audio narration, YouTube videos, and polls to your presentations. stream within the presentation itself. This makes tablets especially well-suited to informal or on-the-fly presentations.

Presentation: Making Advocacy Pay

Care2

Vinay Bhagat of Convio, Yvonne Garrett, of OMP, Randy Paynter of Care2.com and Ryann Miller of Care2.com did a great presentation about the importance of understanding the link between activism and fundraising. Click here to listen and view the presentation. What does online advocacy have to do with online fundraising? A lot.

Craigslist Nonprofit Bootcamp: Presentations Available!

Tech Soup Blog

You can see presentations from anywhere, anytime online. Many of the slideshows presented at the event are already available to be viewed on their site. Aside from Marnie's presentation, TechSoup was there with bells on as a sponsor and exhibitor. If you weren't in the Bay Area on June 20, or wished you could've cloned yourself to attend multiple session at the same time, never fear.

PPT 54

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

Here are the most common ones: Speakers — These are the people who put content together and present it as education to attendees. This could be downloading a file, uploading their presentation or bio, or submitting information for the audience response system.

NetCentric Advocacy: Google Presentations: Tell a Story Together: Network Presentations

Network-Centric Advocacy

» September 20, 2007 Google Presentations: Tell a Story Together: Network Presentations I am really big into presentations. I think many of the presentations nonprofit groups and campaign do stink. Now Google has launched Google Presentations. Share them with others present them online. To start one go to google documents and hit NEW -> PRESENTATION. Lets see if I can start posting some more of my presentation materials on the blog.

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? Whether offering a workshop, giving a keynote speech in your community, or persuading funders in a new campaign, nonprofit leaders require strong presentation skills — from designing amazing slides and visuals to listening to your audience as you share your ideas.

Presenting With Visuals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm a big fan of this style of presenting. It's the only way I can present. Speaking of presentations, I just fooled around with Google Presentations. I hate text and bullet points. What I am looking for now is the best advice on the accompanying verbal delivery. I've seen different styles -- the visual as a jumping off point for talking points or a story.

Nonprofit Presenters: What are your best tips for preparing presentations?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I love doing presentations, the preparation, creating the content, and the performance. Many of my presentations are training, so it is also thinking through the instructional delivery. Rashmi Sinha asked me if I would do a session on how to present for nonprofits at the upcoming presentation camp. I've taught webinars and workshops on how to design and deliver effective training sessions and have written a few blog posts on training and presentation techniques.

Brain Rules for Presenters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

| View | Upload your own. In addition to reminding me that I need to get back to the gym, the point about the human brain only having the capacity to pay attention for ten minutes if a good one. I love the frog. More from Vicky Davis , including some pointers to his videos

Brain 50

How to Present a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

Now, it’s time to learn how to present a business case for a new LMS to your board, CEO, or other decision-makers. Who’s going to hear or read your presentation? Will you have a chance to make a presentation in front of decision-makers? Master your presentation. Your business case presentation is both a performance and a briefing. During the presentation, you want to keep listeners interested and informed.

Giving Kickass Presentations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm thinking about my "keynote" for the Cambodian Bloggers Conference and came across PubCon Publishers ' excellent post on some presentation tips and pointers. Want to ruin a great presentation? The Q&A advice is a good reminder: Repeat the question back to the audience so you make sure everyone in the room heard it. Write. the question down - even if the question isn't directed at you. While someone else responds, you can formulate your own answer.

How To Tell An Effective Story During Your Presentation

Eric Jacobson

Joey Asher''s 100-page book, 15 Minutes Including Q&A provides a "plan to save the world from lousy presentations," proclaims Asher. In chapter 8, Asher explains that the best presentations have stories and if you want to be a good speaker, you need to know how to tell an effective story. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Making Presentations Presentations Storytelling

PBS Development Presentation (Draft)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm headed out to Palm Springs for PBS Development 2007. Another attempt at the Meet Jane style. Also, the first time I've done a story created out of Twitter Tweets. You can't really see it unless you hear the narrative and animation. I'll try to do a voice over at some point. I'm still looking for the best places to find numbers on Social Networking sites (like number of users and growth -- I'd love a chart or graph of comparisons to MySpace, Facebook, and Linked In.

Burma 50

Embracing Social Media Presentation from the 2009 Arc of the US Convention

NCE Social Media

I am happy to say the Embracing Social Media presentation was well attended (standing room only!) The slides and video from the presentation can be found below. and we had some great questions and insights from audience members. If you are a regular reader of this blog you have seen this video before.

Slides 111

Operation #Sx _: 5 Presenters on a Mission

Allegiance Group

This year, 5 members of the Beaconfire team are presenting on topics that will help make your organization more efficient and effective — and have a blast doing it. Follow Beaconfire’s trip to SxSWi at @thebeaconsxsw as well as the presenters and make sure you check out The Beacon Blog for up to the minute information on sessions and events in The Beacon Lounge ! There’s something to be said for taking work seriously.

FocusOn Learning 2017: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Make Presentations Educational

Web Courseworks

I presented my session twice. My biggest take away from the conference is that I should treat conference presentations as education sessions for my attendees. I understood this within an educational context but never considered conference presentations to be educational. I am giving my presentation as a webinar. Register below: The post FocusOn Learning 2017: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Make Presentations Educational appeared first on Web Courseworks.