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SlideShare Handbook

SlideShare is one of the best ways to get your brand’s voice in front of the right people. This morning, Kenny shared his top five rules of crafting a memorable SlideShare at the SlideShare Summit.

As promised, we have now released our very own SlideShare Handbook. Click here to learn more on how to write, design, and market powerful content on this great platform.… Continue Reading →

9 Tips to Tell Your Brand Story on Social Media

This week’s guest post in from Mike Farrell. Mike is a community manager who works in Likeable Local’s NYC office. He is an avid reader, writer, and listener of hip-hop. Normally averse to referring to himself in the 3rd person, he thinks it is probably best for the purposes of a blog bio. Connect with Mike on Twitter: @mikefarrelldude.  

Below is an adapted version of a blog post that originally appeared on the Likeable Local blog.Continue Reading →

10 Presentation Challenges for the New Year

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For many people, the new year means setting new goals and challenging themselves to be even better than the year before. Here at Big Fish Presentations, we believe challenging yourself to step out of your comfort zone is one of the best ways to create presentations that not only inform your audience, but captivate them as well.

So, this year we decided to help you get creative by compiling 10 challenges from our latest book, “The Big Fish Experience,” in the list below.… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Conquer Stage Fright

If you’ve ever felt nervous before a presentation – relax, you’re not alone. According to the American Institute of Mental Health, around 74% of Americans suffer from glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking.

Just remember that nervousness isn’t going to ruin your speech, in fact, it only really shows that you care. While this feeling may never go away, learning how to manage it is what separates a great speaker from a nervous wreck.… Continue Reading →

Our Inspiration. Your Newsletter.

We’d like to preface by saying this post will carry a lot more value to those who subscribe to our blog – mainly because we know how to reach them better and more often. So, if you haven’t already, subscribe to our blog.

We’re not going to spam your or anything, scout’s honor. It’s super easy too, it’s this little form to the right where you fill out your name, email, and then hit that fancy button. Continue Reading →

Casual Fridays: Brandon & Guardians of the Galaxy.

Our Casual Friday posts are meant to give you a look into the mind, thought process and likes of the people who make up Big Fish. We may talk about the things we like, don’t like, hate, so on and so forth, and then explain it… Or not explain it. It’s always kind of up in the air. The whole point is for you to get to know us a little better and add some faces and personalities to Big Fish.Continue Reading →

4 lessons we learned from writing our own book.

Our goal has always been to help presenters. Our blogs, SlideShares and daily work is all about much more than gaining a following and making money. It’s about fixing something we find inherently wrong with presentations.

This is why we help companies, share our thoughts and provide tips and walkthroughs on how to combat the dull stigma of presentations. Our motto is “We turn presentations into experiences,” but it’s actually more along the lines of “We want to help you turn presentations into experiences.” 

This has always been a value we stood by and strive for, so we were in awe when a major publishing company approached us to write our own book.Continue Reading →

The Top 7 Rookie Mistakes Of Public Speaking.

They say there’s no point where you should stop learning. Here at Big Fish, we have to continually be open to different ideas, approaches and the far-off unknown. In this, we’ve always wanted to have a guest post for our blog. Unfortunately, we never really followed through on having a guest blogger… That is, until we met Sarah:

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The following post is a guest post from Sarah Bedrick.Continue Reading →

The WOW Factor: How to Stand Out As A Speaker

Preorder our new book, “The Big Fish Experience” to see everything we’ve learned over the years, all the resources we use to do what we do, and our tips on how to present experiences.

You’ve been in that terrible position.  That dull, mind-numbing state of being that we call the boring presentation.

Lemme guess.  It’s in a dark room.  There’s a projector showing a handful of abysmal graphs and an endless list of bullet points.  … Continue Reading →

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