Presentation Technology

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Introducing Prezi Next

May 10, 2017

Prezi have launched a new Prezi platform called Prezi Next. It’s totally separate from the original, which is now called Prezi Classic. You can choose to use either platform and will always have access to the Prezi Classic presentations you’ve already created.   Prezi say… “We built Prezi Next by taking the best storytelling elements of Prezi, […]

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Present wirelessly with your iPad, iPhone or tablet – Go on! it’s not so hard

June 24, 2016

I saw a guy speak at a high profile conference last year. He was rubbish. His speech was dire, full of cliches and devoid of a point. He was smug, hard to hear, harder to listen to and he went on for 20 minutes beyond his allotted time. I hated him, his skinny jeans, and his message. […]

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Did the Presentation Summit 2015 do its job?

October 3, 2015

In a previous post, I asked why I had spent thousands of pounds to attend the Presentation summit 2015 in New Orleans. In this post I answer the question and lead in to a set of posts highlighting the best speakers, most interesting sessions and latest presentation technologies on offer. First the rhetorical question – […]

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5 other things that presenters should never do…

March 2, 2015

In a previous post I gave a short set of reasons why presenters should never, never, never use a laser pointer, when they stand up to speak.  Why? Because it makes them look incompetent, and the audience could work out what it was they wanted them to look at specifically if the slide wasn’t – A […]

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5 fixes to common presentation technology mistakes

October 9, 2014

In our previous post I owned up to making a short cut in my preparation and had a technical malfunction in a high-profile pitch at a world-class business school. I did rescue the situation and all ended a) well and b) getting paid, but I got lazy, took a risk and it nearly caught me […]

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5 top technical problems for presenters and how to make sure they never happen to you.

October 9, 2014

I was speaking at a world famous business school the other day, and for the first time in years, I had some technical problems with my laptop (Top of the range MacBook Pro retailing at £2200.00!!).  I’m a professional speaker, very well paid for this gig, and it’s really all my fault when things go […]

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Adding music and sounds to Prezi – should you?

April 3, 2014

After having a discussion in the office this week, I thought it would be useful to write a post on the Prezi – Add Music and Sounds feature. Jim watched a Prezi, and recommended I look at it as a good example of a well structured business Prezi. Although it was a great Prezi in […]

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