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7 Lessons From the World's Most Captivating Presenters [SlideShare]

7 Lessons From the World's Most Captivating Presenters [SlideShare]
It’s 7:54 on a frigid January morning in San Francisco. You’re waiting outside the Moscone Center, in a queue of several thousand people, many of whom have been camping out in the cold for over 12 hours. The security detail for this event rivals the Democratic National Convention. Another hour passes before you’re comfortably seated in a giant auditorium that’s crackling with anticipation. Finally, at 9:43 a.m., the moment you’ve been waiting for arrives. "This is a day I've been looking forward to for two and a half years. (Download 20 of the best presentation examples to inspire your next presentation.) Such was the scene on January 9, 2007, when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone in one of the most captivating product launches in history. As Carmine Gallo puts it in his book, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, Steve “transformed the typical, dull, technical, plodding slideshow into a theatrical event complete with heroes, villains, a supporting cast, and stunning backdrops.

Three deadly career traps, and how to avoid them (3) Anticipatory Systems (don’t) make the news | April 2013 | rosen listserv | In brief. David Ing. On the public listserv discussing Robert Rosen’s work for April, anticipatory systems defined by a journalist reflects incomplete background research by citing Daniel Dubois. The discussion opened with: In a very typical example of how rhetoric, marketing, and computational politics work, the computing industry types have now glommed onto the phrase “anticipatory systems” and are using it to pretty much describe just what RR was *not* talking about in his book of that name. That leads to the article on “How The Internet Will Tell You What To Eat, Where To Go, And Even Who To Date” | Owen Thomas | April 10th, 2013 on ReadWrite Social, with the definition: What Is An Anticipatory System? Judith Rosen responded to David’s forum post: Daniel Dubois delayed the publication of the expanded second edition of Anticipatory Systems, by quite a bit. John Kineman also responded with the comment: Why I enjoy the term “artificial stupidity” — how do we tell it apart from “artificial intelligence”?

8 Ways to Use the Power of Pinterest and SlideShare to Grow Your Business and Expand Your Speaking Career Editor’s Note: In this guest post, Beth Hayden shares tips for using Pinterest with SlideShare, based on the concepts in her new book: Pinfluence: The Complete Guide to Marketing Your Business with Pinterest. With the recent integration of Pinterest into the SlideShare platform, it’s even easier to collaboratively use the two social media platforms to get your message out to the world. But how can you use these two powerful tools together to get the absolute best bang for your marketing buck? Here are some ideas to get you thinking about cool ways to use Pinterest and SlideShare together: 1. I highly recommend regularly visiting SlideShare to find great content to pin. You can pin presentations to your existing boards on your topic, or create dedicated pinboards that only include SlideShare decks. 2. Whenever an organization asks to see samples of your work, you can send a link to your “portfolio” pinboard. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Pinterest and SlideShare – So Happy Together

10 Things To Do Every Workday Systems Sciences – Google+ The Marketer's Guide To SlideShare I want to show you a big opportunity that leads to other big opportunities. This “opportunity” gets 60 millions visitors per month and has an Alexa Rank of 174. You don’t want to miss out on it, do you? The good news is that you can handle this. I’m talking about “The Quiet Giant of Content Marketing,” also known as SlideShare (a social media website where you can upload your presentations and show them to the world). You can use SlideShare for many purposes. Get trafficRank better on GoogleGrow your followersGet email subscribersBuild your brandCreate your own uses If you use SlideShare in the right way, you’ll find it’s a very powerful tool. The Foundation: How to Make an Astonishing Presentation The most important rule of SlideShare: if your presentations aren’t good enough, you won’t get anything from SlideShare. People are just one click away from another page. I don’t want to teach you how to make a good presentation. To make a phenomenal presentation, follow these three steps: 1. 2.

8 Things Productive People Do During the Workday 20 Years of Hurt? Bus Deregulation in Greater Manchester | East of the M60 It was supposed to have improved services through competition. There was even talk of drivers owning their own buses. Even fare levels were supposed to have fallen, as power moved from the monolithic PTEs and the National Bus Company to the little. How wrong they were, and how right were Greater Manchester PTE nearly 20 years ago. Between 1986 – 1993, there was plenty of competition between GM Buses (then a publicly owned Limited company) and the likes of Citibus, Bee Line Buzz Company and other PTE companies. Of course, there were some improvements to services, with some operators running minibus services via streets that tested the bigger buses. Fare levels have actually increased rather than fell since 1986, except in some cases. Rather than increased services, bus deregulation has seen strategically important routes withdrawn. Over the last two weeks, the Wilmslow Road corridor has become the subject of controversy over competition on the 85/86 routes to Chorlton. Like this: