Presentation Tools & Resources

presentation-tools-2Simply the best presentation tools, technology, speaker and PR resources to help you or your clients make the most of your next public speaking opportunity.

Here’s our newest collection of presentation tools to help you build a powerful presentation. It’s now located on our PR and Social Media Insight curated pages on Scoop.it and you can access them here.

Other speaking resources you’ll like include:  Public Speaking Tips & Presentation Skills, Speech Writing Ideas & Tips and Winning Video PresentationsSites with a W are PR Coach “winners.”

Presentation Tools Archive

For researchers, students and for writers looking for historical articles, the archive below has our original best Presentation Tools posts from 2011 to 2013.

10 Tips on Using a Microphone
Learn to use a mike like a master.

11 Tips to Use Flip Charts More Effectively
Flip charts still rule in small group presentations.

20 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Speaker
These tips will ensure you hire the best.

Beyond Bullet Points
Cliff Atkinson blogs about presentations and the latest, greatest tools.

Call It the YouTube-ification of Corporate Communications
Done well, video can increase results dramatically. Done poorly, look out!

Create a Graph Tutorial
Though created for kids, the NCES site shows you how to create effective presentation graphs in various formats, colors and save as a jpeg for multiple use.

Doing a 15 Minute Presentation in 10 Easy Steps
Here’s how to avoid “scatter drone” and create a decent 15-minute presentation.

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EffectiveMeetings.com
Website offers meeting planning, presentation and technology tips and resources.

Effective Presentation Tips – Design, Content, Delivery
7-slide presentation shows how to do it right.

Embed Video Into PowerPoint 2007
A video that shows you how to embed video right.

Free PowerPoint Templates & Tutorials
Get free templates, sample tutorials and learn about the latest presentation tools and technology from Sonia Coleman.

Grist: More Power Than Point
Are you a PowerPoint user? According to Inc, there are many problems with PowerPoint.  Maybe you need a reality check for your presentations?

Little-used Methods to Make the Delivery of Your PowerPoint Stand Out
An excellent post worth implementing from Olivia Mitchell.

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Making PowerPoint Slides
Learn the best ways to make powerful presentations by watching this PPT presentation.

Multimedia Projectors and Your Presentations
How projectors can save you time and money.

PowerPoint Makes You Stupid
Dave Yewman says avoid the “blob” and smarten up your presentations.

PowerPoint Ninja
Brent Dykes blogs on practical PowerPoint presentation tips.

Presentation-Pointers
Website has tips and resources on planning, building and delivering presentations effectively.

Presentation Tip: Using Visuals for Maximum Impact
Here’s how to use visual aids to enhance not torpedo your presentation.

Presentations: New Products
New product reviews for presenters including tools, technology, A-V, digital imaging, hardware and software.

Quotations
Search from more than 28,000 quotations for just the right one to add to your speech. Everything from proverbs and historical to sarcasm, stupid quotes and malapropisms.

Room Set Up Checklist
Very useful, practical set-up list.

Room Set Up Makes a Big Difference
Control room set up and you control your audience and its response. Find out how.

Screen Size Approximation Chart
Here’s how to figure out what size screen you need.

Slides That Stick: Better PowerPoint Presentations
Jan Schultink blogs on strategy and better PowerPoint presentation design.

Ten Secrets of Super Successful Meeting Planners
Ten essential skills for meeting success.

The Missing Link
Here’s how to incorporate links without risking a live connection.

Tips for TV, Videotape ad Videoconferencing
Practical tips to get the best out of visual presentations.

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