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How to Make Visual Presentations for Business Presenters


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The truth is that while business presenters are making presentations visual, they are still ineffective. Here is how to make business presentations effective with visual diagrams.
This is a sneak peek at what to expect from the Visual Presentations ebook released by Presentation Process

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How to Make Visual Presentations for Business Presenters

  1. 1. The truth about<br />Visual Presentations<br />For business presenters<br />Ideas from Visual Presentations eBook<br /><br />
  2. 2. Truth: <br /> Presentations have evolved over time…<br />
  3. 3. Presenters started with…<br />TELEPROMPTER METHOD<br />
  4. 4. Then went on to the…<br />CUE CARD METHOD <br />
  5. 5. They are now…<br />DESIGN-FOCUSED<br />
  6. 6. Such slides are considered examples of ‘design excellence’<br />
  7. 7. Such slides are popular on Slideshare® and blogs. They are shared and bookmarked!<br />But, the truth is…<br />
  8. 8. When business presenters use such ‘designer’ slides with images…<br />They don’t get results<br />
  9. 9. Truth: <br />Design-focused slides don’t work for business presenters …<br />
  10. 10. Vague imagery distracts audience<br />People are thinking about vacation. Not statistics.<br />83% <br />
  11. 11. Images used are pointless. They don’t add insights<br />What is your opinion?<br />If the slide is saying nothing, the presenter must be saying nothing as well!<br />
  12. 12. Photos trivialize important messages<br />The critical message seems humorous<br />
  13. 13. Design takes the limelight<br />The X and Y axis is invisible and the meaning of this graph is unclear.<br />
  14. 14. Truth: <br />A business presentation should focus on your message<br />Good Visual Slide<br />Helps audience remember message<br />
  15. 15. Let us understand this deeper…<br />
  16. 16. As humans, we understand and remember information as ‘relationships’ or schemas<br />Good Visual Slide<br />How information about animals is stored in your brain<br />Image Source: Wikipedia<br />
  17. 17. Relationships are best represented with DIAGRAMS<br />
  18. 18. So, if you are wondering…<br />WHAT’S NEXT?<br />?<br />
  19. 19. Focus should be on the message with…<br />DIAGRAMS THAT REPRESENT RELATIONSHIPS<br />
  20. 20. Let us see how you can use diagrams to improve business presentations…<br />
  21. 21. This facts slide is ‘beautiful’<br />Your audience is busy admiring the slide<br />To make the message clear…<br />
  22. 22. Using a visual diagram<br />Audience attention is on message. <br />The image puts the relationship between numbers in context.<br />
  23. 23. Facts slides before and after using diagrams<br />
  24. 24. This concept slide is beautiful<br />The image dominates the slide<br />To make the message stand out…<br />
  25. 25. Using a diagram…<br />The focus is on the relationship between the 3 steps. <br />This makes the idea memorable.<br />
  26. 26. Concept slides before and after using diagrams<br />
  27. 27. Example of diagram showing relationship<br />Diagram showing relationship<br />Usual Bullet points<br />Makeover example from Visual Presentations<br />
  28. 28. Another example…<br />Usual Bullet points<br />Diagram showing relationship<br />Makeover example from Visual Presentations<br />
  29. 29. In every case, the diagram shows the relationship more powerfully<br />
  30. 30. Only diagrams provide a way to represent your business ideas powerfully<br />So, how do you learn to create diagrams?<br />
  31. 31. The fastest way is to go through this eBook<br />Visual Presentations:<br />Boring slides to Visual Presentations in 3 easy steps<br />It teaches the process to convert business ideas into diagrams in 3 easy steps. <br />MORE>><br />
  32. 32. Table of contents<br />
  33. 33. A look inside the eBook…<br />
  34. 34. Visual Presentations:Boring slides to Visual Presentations in 3 easy steps<br />BUY THIS eBOOK<br /><br />This eBook teaches you the complete process step-by-step with examples and exercises.<br />Whether you are training, presenting strategy, or presenting about your performance, this book provides the process to make your message powerful for a business audience.<br />The book explains our proprietary process to create diagrams that we teach in Presentation Skills workshops.<br />Format: Adobe PDFPrint Length:104 pages<br /><br />