Make the Most of Your Summer

Make the Most of Your Summer

Some businesses heat up during the summertime, but many slow down. Clients and customers take vacations, and new projects and purchases are often delayed until after the vacation season. However, this downtime isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Whether you run or work for...
10 Secrets for Using PowerPoint Effectively

10 Secrets for Using PowerPoint Effectively

When used effectively, PowerPoint can add tremendously to your presentation. Here are 10 tips from presentation expert Dave Paradi of Think Outside the Slide to help you move from technical proficiency to using PowerPoint effectively to communicate your message....
Using PowerPoint as an Image Editor

Using PowerPoint as an Image Editor

One of my favorite sources for PowerPoint information is Tom Kuhlmann, who writes the Rapid E-Learning blog. Tom has over 20 years of hands-on experience in the training industry and currently runs the community at Articulate. This is an edited version of a very...
Your Presentation Cheat Sheet

Your Presentation Cheat Sheet

Quick Tips to Improve Your Next Presentation I follow gentleman named Dave Mac – a.k.a. The Presentation Blogger – online because he offers great suggestions for improving presentations and presentation skills. I highly suggest you visit his website, and...
Business Cards: Mighty Marketing Dynamos

Business Cards: Mighty Marketing Dynamos

Your smallest marketing tool may also one of your best. Business cards are easy to produce, carry and distribute, and are recognized and utilized around the world. Check out these six tips to help your cards stand out and be effective! Get a second pair of eyes on...
The Three Rules of Trade Show Marketing

The Three Rules of Trade Show Marketing

Trade show marketing isn’t complicated. It can be reduced to three simple rules. Everything else is a business decision. Here’s the difference: Buying a 10 ft. portable vs. 20 ft. custom island — that’s a business decision. Staying at the Hilton vs. the Quality Inn —...
3 Tips to Make your Slides Look Modern

3 Tips to Make your Slides Look Modern

It’s Spring, and time to freshen up your presentation’s look and feel. I’ve recently discovered a presentation blogger named Craig Hadden. His blog is Remote Possibilities and it is worth reading. His post from December had three excellent suggestions to give your...