The Big Fish Blog

Casual Fridays: Jacob & Christmas

To me, Christmas is an incredible time of the year because it amplifies life. If you’re having a good year during Christmas, it’s spectacular. If you’re having a crappy year during Christmas, it’s hell on earth. For businesses, it gets even better.

If your team is creative, their brilliance exceeds expectations. If your team is hard working, they work harder. If your team loves to enchant clients, they turn into Dean Martin.… Continue Reading →

How to Give Presentations That Close Deals

In the world of sales, presentations are everything—giving a good pitch is essential to winning over your customers and convincing them to purchase your product. At Big Fish Presentations, I have the great opportunity to help clients close large deals and secure investments by improving their sales presentations. When it comes to helping our clients deliver better presentations, I have to prove to them we know what we’re talking about by giving our own unique sales presentation.… Continue Reading →

6 Secrets of Master Presenters.

What do famous public figures like Ellen Degeneres, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Tony Robbins have in common? Besides being insanely successful in their respective fields, they’re also world-renowned presenters.

After watching hundreds of presenters online and in person, we at Big Fish Presentations decided to highlight six presenters, past and present, that really stuck out to us. Here’s a look at their strategies—and how you can incorporate their magic into your own presentations.… Continue Reading →

How to Pitch Your Startup by Blake Menefee of Dell

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At Big Fish, we hold the subject of entrepreneurship very dearly. As small businesses certainly drive the future of our economy, there’s just a certain special feeling we get when we help a small company successfully pitch to an investor or large client. There’s a certain magic that needs to be applied to startup pitches. It takes real research, focus, and strategy to make that first big sale.… Continue Reading →

Casual Fridays: Stuart & Mr. Caffeine

For this Casual Friday, I’ve decided to take a departure from previous posts and talk about something I hated, rather than something I truly loved.

This is the story of the worst keynote speaker I’ve ever seen.

One thing I’ve noticed in my time here at Big Fish is the entire team shares a love for video games. Between the frequent blasting of 90’s music, ridiculous YouTube videos, and actual work, gaming is a common topic at our office.… Continue Reading →

Our 25 Favorite Marketing Quotes.

Here at Big Fish we all have our own inspirations and role models. We all have those quotes that motivate and inspire us to survive another day in the office. Most of the time we’ll share these quotes with each other, print them out and put them by our desk, make them our computer wallpaper – stuff like that.

Because of this, it only makes sense that we’d congregate all of our favorite quotes, pick the best ones, and throw them into a presentation.… Continue Reading →

Hack Day

What is hack day?

Well, it’s something we do here at Big Fish that, we guess, is unique to us. It basically involves working during the weekend. Now wait – before you close this window; know that hack day is much more than that.

See, we’re busy. Always busy actually. So when it comes to doing a lot of in-house projects or just fun ideas we want to execute, it’s hard to find the time to do it.… Continue Reading →

Behind the Screens of my TEDx Talk

This week’s guest post is from Dima Ghawi. After emigrating from her home country of Jordan in l996 Dima pursued her passion for education and leadership, obtaining a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego and an undergraduate degree in Economics from San Diego State University. Dima is currently the Talent Development Manager for IBM at the Baton Rouge Services Center; responsible for implementing training programs for new employees. Continue Reading →

Smartwatch Showdown

Recently, Motorola released it’s new smart watch, the Moto 360. Even more recently Apple announced that it’s now dipping its own feet into the smartwatch industry.

As the list of ever-expanding smartwatches increases, we find ourselves asking which one is the best. Apple has clearly shown it can fit a lot into that tiny watch, but how does it stand up against the Moto 360 and vice versa.… Continue Reading →