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7 Reasons Your Sales Presentation Failed

November 03, 2014 | By: RLesonsky

Every salesperson hopes their sales presentations will wow their prospects. As a small business owner, you count on each presentation to not only win you new business, but keep current clients as well. So, when your presentations doesn’t wow, you want to know why. Was the prospect just having an off day? Were you having an off day? Or is your problem an innate personality trait?Before you leave your office for your next presentation, let’s examine what went wrong:1. Did you do your homework?Bef... Read More

Best Colors to Use in Business Presentations

May 15, 2014 | By: RLesonsky

This year’s hot color may be radiant orchid, but does that mean it would look great in your sales presentation? Probably not, but you should know what colors are most effective to use in sales presentations—especially if you’re trying to make a good impression on a new client. The key is knowing what message you’re trying to get across and which colors will accomplish that goal.If you’re trying to tie the presentation to the branding of your company, it makes sense to stick with your brand colo... Read More

5 Tips to Giving a Killer Presentation

April 14, 2014 | By: RLesonsky

It’s not surprising 74 percent of people suffer from glossophobia, the fear of public speaking. The reality is at some point, your life as a small business owner will require you to make a speech--whether to a local networking group, a trade industry function or to potential investors. Besides having a well-thought-out speech and a beautiful presentation slide show, there are many steps you can take to make the presentation go smoothly.Here are five:1. Know Your VenueFind out from the event coo... Read More

Improve Your Speaking Skills

March 28, 2014 | By: RLesonsky

A couple years ago, it was estimated there were 350 PowerPoint presentations given every second across the globe. That number is likely much higher today due to a number of presentation programs on the market and the ease of creating visual presentations. But that doesn’t mean all these presentations are good. In fact, as much as $252 million a day is wasted watching poor presentations.The key to a good presentation is not in the visuals, but in what you say and how you say it. As Winston Churc... Read More

8 Great iPad Presentation Apps

March 07, 2014 | By: RLesonsky

Sales presentations are crucial for so many small business owners. So you need to make sure you@re prepared for anything the potential client throws at you.@Here are some vital things to think about when creating your presentation: Who are the company@s biggest competitors? Are there some timely concerns the company may have that your product or service would help with? Who are the key management players? What is the tone of the company? Formal or super casual? ... Read More

9 Tips For Running a Presentation

November 27, 2013 | By: MBurge

Having an effective presentation that keeps the attention of your audience can mean the difference between getting your point across and making a sale or leaving people confused and bored while you are speaking. Giving a great presentation is a valuable life skill, however it isn’t something that every person has in their arsenal of abilities. If you are looking to spice up your presentations and make them more potent and memorable here are 9 tips for running an effective presentation.PrepareIt... Read More