Chris Stoikos is a bearded marketing mastermind you you will recognize immediately. An expert on growth, Chris has an expanding and enlightening viral brand, beard, and philosophy on life. This interview sheds even more light on his creative process and what keeps him motivated, and we’re excited to share it with you!
Chris Stoikos is a serial entrepreneur and chief executive officer of Dollar Beard Club.… Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
This blog is written from the perspective of Kenny Nguyen.
Over the weekend, I had a chance to watch Tony Robbins’ new special on Netflix, I Am Not Your Guru. I watched it again the next day… Then again, a couple of days later.
It was that good.
Besides the captivating messages on how to better one’s self, and the heartwarming stories featured, Robbins truly exemplified what it takes to be a world-class presenter (if you haven’t seen it yet, do yourself a favor and check it out).… Continue Reading →
A lot of clients will come to us to not only design their presentations, but to also write them. While we handle content from multiple industries, we notice there are classic similarities when it comes to delivering a convincing presentation:
1) Tell Stories
Telling stories allows the audience to create a personal connection with you, your product, and your service. Stories are great because they tell the audience WHAT you do and WHY you do it.… Continue Reading →
When you’ve been helping people with presentations for as long as we have, you learn thing or two. One of the most important things we’ve learned is that there really isn’t such a thing as a “boring topic.” You may have some topics that aren’t the most exciting or enthralling but, at the core of every presentation, the level of interest isn’t determined by what you’re speaking about… Rather, it’s how you speak about.… Continue Reading →
COO of Facebook, activist, author of Lean In and all-around power woman, Sheryl Sandberg gave a commencement speech last weekend for University of California, Berkley. She spoke about resilience and overcoming adversities, something she is very familiar with, after her husband and CEO of SurveyMonkey, David Goldberg, tragically died last year while on vacation. The students in the crowd can relate to her message, but they can also learn a few tips from her presentation skills.… Continue Reading →
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 →