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Here are two ebooks full of hints and tips about creating and delivering effective presentations.

 

Price £7.50

 

Price £3.00

 

The A to Z of Effective Business Presentations

by Graham Young

Public Speaking Tips from The Pros

compiled by Akash Karia with contributions from: Graham Young, Marianne Janin, Benjamin Loh, Cath Daley, Anuraag Awasthi, Eugene Cheng, Paul Thornton, Dell Self, Tom Nosal, Tyler Basu and Steve Gallegos.

 

Everything you need to know about how to organise, structure and give an effective business presentation. All in one easy to read book.

I guarantee you won't be disappointed! 

Based on over 25 years experience of preparing and giving business presentations for multi-national companies, to audiences both large and small, this book contains a distillation of current best practise in the sphere of business presentation.

Tips and techniques which have been proven time and time again to make your business presentations more effective.

You can read it from cover to cover or dip in and remind yourself how and what to do before a major presentation. This is a book you will keep going back to again and again.

Book Reviews

"We can never be too good at presentations and we all need to update our skills from time to time. This is an ideal book to dip into especially when you have a critical presentation to make." 

John Cunnell, European Partner, ICR International
www.icrltd.com

"I certainly enjoyed the excerpts on your web site which encouraged me to want to read more – and you don’t disappoint!

Like a good presentation itself – it’s useful, easy to follow and entertaining.

Mark Moore, Sales & Marketing Director for Citizen Systems Europe (a division of the world leading watch company)

It's an invaluable "How To" guide.

Invaluable for the novice presenter, to avoid the pitfalls nobody at work ever tells you about; when you're new you often concentrate so much on your own nerves, that there is no brain-time left for touches such as seating plans and technical run-throughs.

And the book is just as handy for the more experienced speaker, as a checklist and reminder for those who know they know what they're doing ... but want to feel sure they are covering absolutely everything.

I recommend every line manager in the country to buy a copy of this ebook and make it freely available to staff.

I look forward to reading further wisdom from Graham Young -- it's refreshing to see someone who clearly knows his stuff, who is unafraid to share it with the world in such an accessible and practical way.

Fiona Cowan
Summertime Publishing
 www.summertimepublishing.com

"An absolutely outstanding book!"

Shaz Quereshi, Sales Guru and Professional Keynote Speaker

Here is what you will get for only £7.50(inc VAT).  Some extracts from the book are available on this site, just click on the hyperlinks below to view these extracts.

There are over 125 pages, that's literally hundreds, of hints, tips and trade secrets on how to structure and give an effective business presentation.

What is the opportunity cost of your next presentation?

Not just your time, the room hire, equipment costs, time and money spent preparing, practising and promoting the presentation or seminar. What about the opportunity cost of all your delegates? The total cost will quickly run into the thousands of dollars or pounds. Is it not worth £7.50 to ensure you have remembered everything and to make sure your presentation is a wow?

 

Do you want to shorten your learning curve and become twice the speaker in half the time?
 
Do you want to become a powerfully persuasive speaker who commands the attention of your audiences?
 
A speaker who creates an unforgettable experience for your audience every time you speak?
 
A speaker who keeps your audience’s hooked onto your every word?
 
If so, then you’re in the right place. In this book, you will learn how to create, practice and deliver presentations that entertain as well as inform and educate your audience.

 
Shorten Your Learning Curve by Learning from the Experts

You will be learning from public speaking experts who will share with you the best public speaking tools, tips and strategies so that you can shorten your learning curve and become the kind of speaker you’ve always dreamed of being. Experts who've contributed to the book include: Graham Young, Marianne Janin, Benjamin Loh, Cath Daley, Anuraag Awasthi, Eugene Cheng, Paul Thornton, Dell Self, Tom Nosal, Tyler Basu and Steve Gallegos.

What to Expect from this Book

This book is a short, practical and easy to read book (even if I say so myself). Here’s what you will learn in the book:

How to hook your audience into your speech within the first 30 seconds.

Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes most speakers make when opening their speech. If you avoid these mistakes, you will be better than 90% of speakers. Not only will you learn what not to do, you will also learn proven tools on how to open with speech with power and impact.

How to close your presentation with power and passion

Learn how to end in a memorable manner. End with a bang, not a whimper.

How to build your speech from the ground up

Learn why it’s important to “write your best tweet” if you really want to build a speech that sticks.

How to add humour to your speech and keep your audience laughing as well as learning

Learn four proven techniques for adding humour to your presentation and keep your audience laughing as well as learning. This chapter alone is worth the price of the book.

The best ways to incorporate statistics into your presentation

Most speakers bore their audience with the use of data and statistics. Chapter Six will examine in detail how to use statistics to make your presentation come alive. This is one of the best discussions you’ll read on how to use statistics in a speech.

How to create sexy slides for a presentation

Slides are not necessary for a presentation, but if you are going to use them, then you better read Chapter Seven. Not only will you learn the principles for designing sexy slides for your presentation, you’ll also get to see sample sexy slides for inspiration.

How to deliver a dynamic presentation

It’s difficult to learn delivery skills from a book, but the principles covered in this book will teach you best practices for delivering an engaging and dynamic presentation.

How to make your audience hungry with a compelling introduction

Your introduction can either make or break your presentation. Learn the best tips for how to get your audience fired up before you speak.

Eight principles for practicing your presentation

Don’t get up on stage without the eight practicing principles discussed in Chapter Ten.

Six tips for overcoming your fear of public speaking

Do you get nervous every time you have to give a presentation or speech? In Chapter Eleven you will learn six tools you can use to reduce your nervousness and get yourself into a confident mind-set when you speak.

What to do when things go wrong.

Unfortunately, things don’t always go as expected. How do you handle unexpected situations? What do you do when things go wrong? In Chapter Eleven, you will learn ten tips for handing unexpected challenges during your speech.

Ready?

Then let's get started…

Buy the PDF version online now and read it within minutes.

Only £7.50

Contents of:

"The A to Z of Effective Business Presentations"
 

Introduction
The Main Components
The Objective
The Speaker
The Room (including room layouts and their uses)
The Audience
The Message
 
Structure of your Message
Pyramids of Moscow
OSRAM

Objectives Checklist
Speaker Checklist
Room Checklist
Audience Checklist
Message Checklist
Post Presentation Review

The A to Z

Anecdotes
Analogies
Apologies
Assumptions
Animations
Attention span

Breathing
Body language

Cue cards
Call to action
Creative visualisation
Conviction
Confidence
Competitors

Dress
Do it

Enthusiasm & Energy
Eye contact

Fear
Features Advantages Benefits
Facts & Figures
Fonts

Graphics

Hearing
Handouts

Introductions

Jokes

Keeping the audience listening
KISS

Little Things
Language
Lecterns

Making it Memorable
Mental pictures
Mnemonics

Natural gestures
Noise Words

Openings

Preparation
Performance
Practise
Pace
Pauses/ Powerful Phrases
Pointers

Quotations
Questions & Answers
Questioning the Audience

Rhetorical Questions

Summary
Signposts
Smile
Scripts
Stage Fright
Timing
Trust
Tongue Tied

Understanding
Unanimous

Variety
Visual aids

Way you say it
Water
Walking

X-Marks the Spot

You the speaker 
You the audience

Z is for Snoring (not with this book!)

Summary

Total 126 Pages

A wealth of practical information, hints, tips and trade secrets to enable you give effective business presentationsBuy it today and make your next presentation a winner!

 

Only £3.00

Contents of:

Public Speaking Tips from the Pros

 

Introduction by Akash Karia

How to Open Your Presentation by Graham Young

How to Close Your Presentation  by Graham Young

How to Build Your Speech by Marianne Janin

How to Add Humour to Your Speech by Benjamin Loh

How to Use Statistics in a Presentation by Cath Daley

How to Create Sexy PowerPoint Slides by Eugene Cheng

Techniques for Dynamic Delivery by Paul B. Thornton

Make Your Audience Hungary with Your Compelling Introduction by Dell Self

How to Practise Your Presentation by Tom Nosal

How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking by Tyler Basu

What To Do When Things Go Wrong by Steve Gallegos

Wrap Up by Akash Karia

 

 

Total 72 Pages

   

  
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