Monthly Archives: July 2008

BBP and the Back of the Napkin (Pt. 2 – Meryl’s View)

In the previous post BBP and the Back of the Napkin, Randy took a look at how the book can help with creating BBP presentations. In this post I’ll take a bit different view and look at the meat and potatoes of… KEEP READING

BBP and the Back of the Napkin (Pt. 1 – Randy’s view)

One of the more interesting and highly acclaimed business books of the year is The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures, by Dan Roam. The book can help in the visual thinking process when planning… KEEP READING

Give a Voice to Your Presentations

Many online resources make it possible to share your presentations without being there. It can be through an online service like SlideBoom and SlideShare, through webinar tools like Gotomeeting and Webex, online tours through Demofuse, or combine audio with your… KEEP READING

Book Review: Metaphorically Selling

The Beyond Bullet Points approach focuses on telling a story to keep your audience’s attention. Metaphors can help with your storytelling to persuade or make a sale. Metaphorically Selling (0976279401) by Anne Miller looks applying metaphors in business situations. The… KEEP READING

Wall Street Journal writes about BBP

The Wall Street Journal runs an occasional column called “Second Acts” where reporter Dennis Nishi describes stories of people who started out in one profession and then ended up doing something completely different.  Dennis’ latest column titled Marketing Executive Turns PowerPoint Pro… KEEP READING

How to Shrink Your PowerPoint Files

There are many resources available to help you manage large PowerPoint files. The cost of thumbdrives has dropped while their sizes go up. Many web sites offer free file sharing services so you can share large files with others without… KEEP READING