Presentations for… Bids & Marketing System Options Concept Design In Place of Reports
What the experts say… “PowerPoint is no longer just a visual aid for presenters. More and more companies are shifting to PowerPoint and away from text for day-to-day documents. PowerPoint has become one of the business leaders most important tools for winning in the idea marketplace.”
Great Feedback from Clients & Team… „A fantastic presentation‟ John Mothersole, Chief Executive Sheffield City Council „Brilliant, really easy to understand‟ Lynda Mather, Director G&T Project Management „Simple, clear and concise‟ Simon Haste, Head of Property Cats Protection
Excellent Feedback from Presenters & Staff „Fantastic. The message is much clearer and even more powerful with pictures. I love the way you‟ve built the story‟ Lee Hardy „The presentation went down really well, with the information really easily digested… it does our reputation a power of good‟ Nigel Hodgson, Ex-Director, Foreman Roberts „I can see why the client was impressed…. simple but clearly thought out‟ Duncan Zealey
You need to make it easier for the minds of your audienceBecause… Easier on the mind = Interest for longer = Engagement with the information = An informed decision = Your objective achieved
Place your conclusion/message before your evidence “You can double the chance your message is understood by putting your conclusions before your supporting data. You can make readers 15% more likely to understand your slide if you use a complete sentence as the title”
We need to engage bothchannels of an audience’s brain visual cortex auditory cortex
‘Written and spoken words use the sameshort-term memory, so when both are receivedat the same time, the audience suffers fromoverload’ Advanced Presentations by Design (2008) Asgdhi sjdsdk djfkl lsksld • This is a bullet pointed list sdlsks kddloe lksdop eoekos • that contains the same information fkd ldkfo slkd dfklor mdldo • that the presenter is saying but lskso not making any impact • you‟re not listening because you‟re reading the • whilst your reading bullet points!
Using images doubles the recall rate “What technique can make twice as many people remember your idea? The difference in all the studies was the use of visual imagery. This is called the picture- superiority effect and has been well known for at least 40 years.”
Replace a heading with a headline…Create a news article Headline
Stuart Pearce’s Post-Match Interview England lost 3-2 to the Netherlands in a friendly as Arjen Robbens late winner halted a comeback that looked to have earned Pearces side a draw. But the emphasis will now turn to the search for Fabio Capellos replacement. "I would be confident taking the squad to the Euros, that wouldnt daunt me at all," said Pearce. "I dont think after that period I have the experience for the job. All Im doing is buying the Football Association some time. "The full-time manager of England at this moment in time is probably somebody else, not me."
Petrol PricesPetrol has been pushed up by oil prices, which haverisen in recent months due to tensions over Iransnuclear plans and unrest in the region.The weak pound has also been making oil, which isbought in US dollars, more expensive for Britishbuyers.The price of Brent crude oil hit a 43-month high onThursday, peaking at $128.40 a barrel in New York.The average price of diesel, which was already at anall-time high, continued to rise to 144.67p per litre,Experian Catalist said.