How to design the structure of a presentation [PowerPoint Q&A]

How to design the structure of a presentation [PowerPoint Q&A]

A frequent question people ask is how to organize slides in a presentation, how to apply good structure. To be short and simple, I’d suggest to use the standard three parts “hamburger” approach but enrich it with proper use of visual slides. The three presentation parts and their purpose are: Opening with purpose to get attention – each presentation should have a proper opening part: Title slide, Opening Question, Agenda. Body of your presentation that is here to explain your message – your presentation content split into various points. Start with audience benefits, not with features and details. Closing to call for action – summary slide, contact, final remark and […]

How to Make visual End-year Review presentation

How to Make visual End-year Review presentation

Last quarter is inevitably here. The time when company leaders, from project managers to department heads will prepare a summary of their yearly performance. Answering whether the yearly objectives are still valid, whether the sale quotas were done. And looking slowly into next year plans. If you are involved in preparing such business review presentation, here are a few suggestions how you can make the review visually engaging. How to show financial results, sales or production quotas and other KPIs in eye-catching form. Make key data visualization attractive Presenting pure numbers can be attractive for the presenter who knows the story behind, but less engaging for your staff. Especially if you have a whole bunch of data […]

Summer in Marketing? Opportunity to Prepare for Busy Autumn

Summer in Marketing? Opportunity to Prepare for Busy Autumn

Summer in the office can be pretty lazy time. There are less urgent projects running, it’s low season for sales, fairs or conferences. Half of staff are on holidays anyway. However, for marketing department, this is an ideal time to prepare for busy last quarter. My advice is to take advantage of this period without interruptions, whether you are a marketer in a corporation, a smaller company or you are self-entrepreneur. Now is the excellent time to tidy up marketing resources, renew marketing and sales materials. Presentation Materials Checklist Here are a few ideas how a good marketer can prepare the company for busy autumn and winter: Gather all presentations […]