How to Give a Great Presentation

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How to Give a Great Presentation

  1. 1. Trade Tips: How to Give a Great Presentation Helpful hints for public relations and marketing professionals By Shannon R. Mouton
  2. 2. How to Give a Great Presentation It’s all about the audience, they are the heroes of your presentation.
  3. 3. Practice Makes Perfect It was true for your performance in the school pageant and it’s even wiser advice today.
  4. 4. Practice Makes Perfect 1. Pay attention to your natural speech rhythm and tempo 2. Consider how the slides will advance
  5. 5. Present As If It’s 1999 Reliance on the slides is a pitfall, even the best technology can run afoul of your plans.
  6. 6. Present As If It’s 1999 3. Be an engaging and enthusiastic speaker, who happens to have slides 4. Use your slides as a guide, not as a script
  7. 7. Do More with Less “We want more slides,” said no one ever in the history of the world.
  8. 8. Do More with Less 5. Get to the point of what you want to say 6. Use graphics to illustrate and reinforce your points
  9. 9. Demonstrate the Value Advance the WIIFM?
  10. 10. Demonstrate the Value 7. Make the presentation relevant and show the value of the information
  11. 11. Inspire 8. Share a personal anecdote to make the presentation memorable
  12. 12. To learn more about McKinney & Associates, visit www.mckpr.com McKinney & Associates was founded in 1990 with a commitment to social justice that has prevailed for more than 20 years. From the beginning, McKinney has passionately and skillfully practiced public relations with a conscience for local, national and international organizations. @mckpr facebook.com/mckpr https://plus.google.com/u/0/116297499833607061286/about http://www.pinterest.com/mckpr/ http://www.slideshare.net/Duncanry youtube.com/mckinneypr

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