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Smart Presentation - Meet Monkey

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A guide to creating, presenting and promoting shared slides on the internet.

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Smart Presentation - Meet Monkey

  1. Meet monkey the presentation junky a guide to creating, presenting and promoting shared slides
  2. Perfect Monkey’s guide to Creating Powerpoint… Section 1
  3. <ul><li>Keep it Clean limit use of colours & fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it Simple avoid sounds / animation </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it Readable sans serif over 24 pt </li></ul>Design Essentials producing perfect powerpoint
  4. <ul><li>Set the right impression should communicate should attract not distract </li></ul><ul><li>Watch your weighting size & position imply importance </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the difference differences draw attention too many difference confuse </li></ul>More producing perfect powerpoint Design Essentials
  5. <ul><li>No more that </li></ul><ul><li>6 words per line </li></ul><ul><li>6 lines per page </li></ul><ul><li>6 fonts in total </li></ul><ul><li>6 seconds to read </li></ul><ul><li>12 facts per page </li></ul>Follow the Six’s Rules producing perfect powerpoint
  6. <ul><li>Make sure your copy is </li></ul><ul><li>appropriate </li></ul><ul><li>accurate </li></ul><ul><li>clear </li></ul><ul><li>concise </li></ul>Content is king producing perfect powerpoint
  7. Powerful Monkey’s guide to Presentations… giving Section 2
  8. producing perfect powerpoint Be Prepared <ul><li>Check the set up </li></ul><ul><li>Know the venue </li></ul><ul><li>Work from hard disk </li></ul><ul><li>Take a back up </li></ul><ul><li>Have the URL ready </li></ul>
  9. <ul><li>Tailor it to be </li></ul><ul><li>specific </li></ul><ul><li>relevant </li></ul><ul><li>targeted </li></ul><ul><li>aspirational </li></ul>producing perfect powerpoint Talk to the Audience
  10. Practice makes Perfect … powerful presenting <ul><li>Practice presenting speak out loud check timings </li></ul><ul><li>Record yourself see what works and what doesn’t </li></ul>
  11. <ul><li>Average attention span 18 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>don’t read slides </li></ul><ul><li>don’t say everything </li></ul><ul><li>engage the audience </li></ul><ul><li>build up knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>re-enforce key facts </li></ul>Keep their Attention powerful presenting
  12. <ul><li>Make a connection </li></ul><ul><li>Ask open questions </li></ul><ul><li>Take a poll </li></ul><ul><li>Start a dialogue </li></ul>Engage the Audience powerful presenting
  13. <ul><li>2-3 slides a minute </li></ul><ul><li>4-12 seconds before speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Engage audience every 3-4 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Commercial break every 15 mins </li></ul>It’s all about Timing powerful presenting
  14. On-line Monkey’s Guide to promote Presentations… Section 3
  15. <ul><li>Upload Slides </li></ul><ul><li>Add Title,Description & Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Upload Audio File </li></ul><ul><li>Link Audio Files to Slides </li></ul><ul><li>Copy Embed Links to sites </li></ul>producing perfect powerpoint Get online
  16. <ul><li>Check spellings </li></ul><ul><li>Check titles meaningful </li></ul><ul><li>Check description is clear </li></ul><ul><li>Check tags against hot list </li></ul><ul><li>Check thumbnails captivate </li></ul><ul><li>Check creative commons </li></ul>producing perfect powerpoint Pay attention to Details
  17. <ul><li>Join user groups </li></ul><ul><li>Add contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce people </li></ul><ul><li>Take part in discussions </li></ul>Build your promoting online presentations Network
  18. <ul><li>Treat shows like products </li></ul><ul><li>Think branding </li></ul><ul><li>Consider your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare you lists </li></ul><ul><li>Plan the launch time & date to maximize impact </li></ul>promoting online presentations Plan your promotion
  19. <ul><li>Submit to groups </li></ul><ul><li>Tell contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Try to get it featured </li></ul><ul><li>Blog about it </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter about it </li></ul><ul><li>Email your friends </li></ul>promoting online presentations Create a Buzz
  20. <ul><li>websites </li></ul><ul><li>blogs </li></ul><ul><li>podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>profiles </li></ul><ul><li>auto signatures </li></ul>Link it all together promoting online presentations
  21. <ul><li>Track the hits and embeds </li></ul><ul><li>Seek feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Thank favourite and embeds </li></ul><ul><li>Reply to comments </li></ul><ul><li>Try new strategies </li></ul>Maintain promoting online presentations Focus
  22. <contributions> Much of the data from this presentation has come from many years of producing and marketing presentations for advertising and business. The rest of the data was discovered on slideshare from publicly shared presentation using creative commons. Special thanks to Peter Kerr, Lucinda Coxon the North East IT Managers Network, not forgetting Monkey. <Produced by> david coxon www.davidcoxon.com www.slideshare.net/davidcoxon
  23. Simple Monkey So Could do it. a

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