Visuals are becoming an increasingly important aspect of marketing, and with limited resources, you may need to create at least some of your own visual content. If you need to take the creation of various design elements of your marketing into your own hands, this slideshow by HubSpot will help you start off on the right foot.
While Steve Jobs was known for delivering inspiring and memorable keynote presentations, most slide presentations are boring. The ten tips in this presentation will help you craft slideshows that will move mountains, or at the very least, get your point across in an effective and memorable way. (via HubSpot)
This is a collection of 50 quotes about doing the impossible. It includes quotes from a wide array of historical figures, including Marcus Aurelius, Sir Walter Scott, Alexander the Great, Pearl S. Buck, and even Jonathan Winters. Thanks to Joel Runyon at ImpossibleHQ for bringing this to my attention.
This new report from Nielsen has all the latest social media stats and their key findings. Because this is really a report not a slide deck, so you will want to read it in fullscreen mode.
One key finding: Americans spend more time on Facebook than any other single Website. I would have guessed Google.
I thought this side deck was an excellent example of presentation design at its best. In case you haven’t heard, bullet slides are dead. Good riddance.
As a leader, your followers deserve better. Something like these slides, please.
As you probably know, Steve Jobs stepped down this week as Apple’s CEO. This was a sad but not surprising move. He has been a business mentor to me, though I have never met him. I stumbled across this slideshow in my RSS reader today. It pretty much sums up his business philosophy. Enjoy!
This introduction to Twitter by Ritch Brandon is one of the most thorough I have ever seen. It covers just about everything. This is a great reference tool.
I have seen hundreds of PowerPoint presentations. Most of them sucked. If presenters would follow the simple tips in this slide presentation by Jesse Desjardins, it would revolutionize their impact
Steve Jobs is one of the best presenters on the planet. I read Carmine Gallo’s book, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs. I highly recommend it. Now you can also take a look at his slides on the same topic. Warning: Profanity on slides 47 and 50.