Tag Archives: entertainment

Q+A with Jennifer Crowe, Partnerships Associate at Forbes Live

We had the great opportunity to meet Jennifer Crowe, Partnerships Associate with Forbes Live, at Collision back in May. Recently, we caught up with her and chatted about conferences, New Orleans, and building brand awareness. Find out the most unique brand experience she’s seen at a conference and get some advice on building your own conference series.

Before we begin, how did you like New Orleans and Collision?Continue Reading →

Get Online Presentation Coaching From Kenny Nguyen (Discount Code Included)

We wanted to announce that our CEO, Kenny Nguyen, is now doing portions of his ‘The Big Fish Experience’ presentation workshops online at Savvy. For those unfamiliar with Savvy, it’s an online platform to help people get one-on-one personal lessons with teachers across the world. Recently, Savvy reached out to us to develop presentation courses.

Obviously, we obliged.… Continue Reading →

How to Craft a Big idea

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Last week we released a sample chapter from our latest book, The Big Fish Experience, and we hope it helped you learn a little bit about what makes a presentation simple, memorable, and understandable. As promised, this week our sample chapter focuses on “The Big Idea.”

This chapter is especially important because it defines your entire presentation. Behind every great presentation is a big idea; it inspires or challenges your audience to rally around a central idea.  … 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 →

The Art of Agency Pitches with GSD&M’s Keith Jose

In this post, our CEO/Founder, Kenny Nguyen, got the chance to interview Keith Jose, Director of Business Development at GSD&M; learning about his story and how GSD&M researches, pitches, and works with some of the world’s most respected brands. GSD&M is located in Austin, Texas, and is a fully integrated advertising agency that’s helps brands like BMW, Whole Foods, and Chipotle win by activating their core purpose, establishing strong brand personalities, building sales, and creating long-term success.Continue Reading →

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 →

The Most Important Part of Any Business Pitch

This week we have a guest post from our friends over at Prezi. Specifically Rocio Medina, who is the regional Manager for Latin America, Spain and Portugal at Prezi. Before Prezi, Rocio spent 13 years helping global companies such as McDonalds, Mexicana Airlines, and Midas reach their goals in international markets. She also mentors young Latin entrepreneurs looking to bring their startups to the next level in Silicon Valley.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 →

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