When Your Presentation Crashes

If you’ve ever given a presentation dependent on technology, you’ve probably run into technical difficulties. In this guest blog from Bill Ganon of Connect2Sell, he provides a few tips on how to prepare and conquer those tricky situations when your presentation crashes.

The Twitter sphere went into warp speed on Sunday, February 26th, when the Best Picture Oscar was colossally flubbed on live television before millions of viewers.… Continue Reading →

Digital Agency Day: The Five Rules of Great Slideshare Creation

Digital Agency Day, co-hosted by Unbounce and HubSpot is next Thursday, March 16th.

Check out Kenny Nguyen’s virtual presentation “The Five Rules of Great Slideshare Creation” to learn how brands utilize the five rules of viral content in Slideshare. With many of our own slideshows hitting over 100k views, learn how your brand can repeat our formula of success. Kenny’s presentation will air at 9pm.… Continue Reading →

8 Surprising Traits of the Best Presenters

We were recently contacted by Alli Matson, an Inbound Growth Specialist at HubSpot, about her consulting project PresentationWit. Her focus on humor as an engaging presentation tactic aligns with our own here at Big Fish Presentations. She thought her article about surprising traits of the best presenters would be a good fit for our blog, and we agreed. Check out her guest post below, and visit her page for more tips on using humor in your presentations.… Continue Reading →

13 Tips to Deliver Memorable Presentation Webinars

Below is an excerpt on webinars from the Big Fish Presentations book The Big Fish Experience. Order and get more sample chapters here.

We live in a digital world. We are frequently asked how to give good presentations through impersonal, digital formats such as webinars that take place remotely and online. While you may not have to worry about stage fright when giving a webinar, that can be a double-edged sword.… Continue Reading →

5 Presentation Techniques Presidents Use to Impact an Audience [Featuring Inauguration Speeches]

Today, our nation will say farewell to President Obama as he completes his eight-year service and passes the mantel to Donald Trump. And Trump will address the nation as President Trump for the first time. Inauguration day is a tradition that began with the birth of our nation, and the inaugural address is the most important of traditions, only second to the oath of office.… Continue Reading →

How to Mind Map Your Presentation

People frequently email us to ask, “Hey Big Fish, how exactly do you brainstorm your content for your presentations?” After receiving multiple email requests in the last couple of months, we decided to share our self-developed mind mapping technique with the world.

When you are brainstorming the presentation you want to create, follow the below process to mind map out your points.… Continue Reading →

Four Public Speaking Resolutions Every Presenter Should Make in 2017

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We’re a bunch of goal junkies at Big Fish Presentations/ThreeSixtyEight. However, we’re realists in that we can only focus on so many goals. For 2017, we’d like to challenge our clients, readers, and friends on becoming the best presenters they can be. Instead of creating a long list of resolutions for 2017, we narrowed our focus to just four . If you’re able to accomplish and learn how to do these four resolutions well, we guarantee the impact your presentations deliver will drastically improve.… Continue Reading →

The Essentials: Presentation Programs

The Essentials

The Presentation Programs for the Everyday Presenter

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For our final Christmas Gift to our readers, we offer the next post in our The Essentials series. We are featuring presentation program resources that bring your design to life.

If you don’t have time to scour websites for photos and fonts, here are easy design programs + companies that can help you create presentations quickly.Continue Reading →

The Essentials: Design Resources

The Essentials

Design Resources for the Everyday Presenter

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Continuing our Christmas Gifts to our readers, we offer the next post in our The Essentials series. For the second part of this series, we are featuring design resources that anyone (those who aren’t designers by nature) can use.

If you are planning a slideshow presentation and would like to include photography/illustrations in your slide decks, here are three sites we recommend for design information, and five web resources for free and paid photography and graphics.Continue Reading →

The Essentials: Content + Delivery

Content + Delivery Resources for the Everyday Presenter

As an early Christmas gift to our readers, we offer the first post in our new series The Essentials. We will feature compilations of our favorite posts that we recommend to everyone looking to improve their presentation game. For the first part of this series, we are featuring creating great content and powerful delivery.… Continue Reading →

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