When it comes to crafting an engaging presentation, it takes more than informative slides to wow a crowd. From visual creations to vocal presentation, speakers find themselves swimming in a plethora of potential tools. To simplify this reality, here are 4 of Dog and Pony Shows top presentation tips to spice up any presentation.
1. Create an Intriguing Title
A title is the speaker's first chance to captivate an audience member's attention. Make sure that the heading of your presentation calls audience member's attention to a relevant, competitive, and catchy subject.
2. Be Minimal
Less is more. To communicate your content clearly and effectively, avoid overwhelming your audience with excessive text and graphics. Instead, create slides that are concise and aesthetically pleasing.
3. Crack a Joke
In the midst of business pitches and conference proposals, some tasteful humor can refresh and intrigue an audience. Additionally, humor is positively associated with perceived intelligence, which builds your credibility as a speaker
4. Be Mindful of Your Audience
Successful presentation tactics for Venture Capitalists and college students are going to differ. Perform research prior to your presentation to understand the values and goals of your audience, and adjust your content accordingly.
Looking for more tips and tricks on how to craft a successful presentation? Check out our Dog and Pony Show blog post on presentation storyboard development!