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Here’s Why Corporate Communicators Should Abandon PowerPoint – And How To Do It

It’s time to scrap the one-way, top-down presentation tools of yore. Try these tips to craft more interactive meetings, speeches and gatherings.     Stacy Hintermeister, VP of Marketing and Growth, CBX Digital communication tools have become the superheroes of today’s remote workplace. Without Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other digital systems, collaboration among remote workers,…

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3 Keys to a Successful Virtual Presentation

Rob Biesenbach  Virtual presentations have always been hard. Audiences are restless, distracted and can easily tune out since no one’s watching them.  But doing a virtual presentation from home is even harder — both presenters and audiences are dealing with isolation, disruptions and limited technology.  So if you want to make a real impact and…

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Presentation Management: A Foundation for Business Success

AlexAnndra Ontra, Co-founder, Shufflrr  Presentations are important assets that directly affect the success of your business. But too often, large organizations treat presentations as throwaways – used only once before they are lost in an email or buried in a desktop folder. This is a waste of valuable employee time, a waste of content and it…

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The Power of the Presentation – 5 Success Tips

By Simon Davis Presentations are great, that is, if you know how to properly give one. They can engage an audience on a topic they’re unfamiliar with – or intrigue an audience further on a subject they’re already familiar with. At their core – past all the eyeballs, bright lights and throat clears – presentations…

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VoIP Vs. UCaaS: Understanding The Differences

  Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) is a powerful communication alternative to traditional phone lines. In fact, businesses can save an average of 32 call minutes every day with VoIP, as well as save between 30% and 50% in total expenses on average. And, since VoIP is software-based, it can…

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Five Tips for Attention-Grabbing Visual Storytelling 

Axelle Vanquaillie, Visual Storyteller and Founder, Drawify  Attention. Attention. Attention. As every PR professional can attest, it’s a precious resource, hard to wrangle, and sought-after commodity. (We’re waving at you, Editor). If you sat through a press event with boring bullet points or bad PowerPoint presentations, you already know how conveying key messages requires interest…

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Next Day Crisis Communications & Opinion Survey Tool for Corporate Communications Professionals & PR Agencies

CommunicationsMatch has established a partnership with Researchscape International, a leading provider of research services to the communications industry, to launch a new next day crisis and opinion survey tool tailored to corporate communications professionals and PR agencies. The new service offered through CommunicationsMatch enables communicators to ask 10 or 20 questions of either 500 or…

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Add Video to Your Mix

By Jill Kurtz, Owner, Kurtz Digital Strategy I’ve been writing about the need to be visual in online communication for a while. There are one billion YouTube users and posts on all social media channels, with images and videos getting consistently higher engagement. I see proof with clients. Those who have videos and regularly use them…

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Anatomy of a Media Room: What to Include in a Brand Newsroom

The online brand newsroom is evolving. Once a place on company websites where press releases were merely posted and archived for years on end, successful brand media rooms now showcase multimedia, highlight earned media mentions and give journalists a helping hand. Media rooms today are seamless, integrated extensions of branded websites – living company assets that pack a content punch.…

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The Future Shock of Online Teaching has Arrived

Steve Lundin In retrospect we were always destined to move classes and business online, COVID-19 simply over-cranked the clock and accelerated the timetable. While the reports and prognostications from the likes of Gartner Research and Alvin Toffler charted a plodding, organic progression to our increasingly virtual community, it just took one simple global crisis to…

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Picture This: 5 Steps to Master the Art of Data Storytelling

Cyndi W. Greenglass  We’ve heard many times that a picture is worth 1,000 words, but do you know why? The fact that we remember pictures better than words, a phenomenon called the “picture-superiority effect,” was first reported in the 19th century. Understanding this basic human dynamic is crucial for professional communicators because it means that…

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Making Webinars Successful

Valerie Castillo, Senior Director of Marketing, TrustYou A Google News search for “webinar” turns up more than 1.2 million results; a lot of companies do webinars. However, some companies do them better than others. These companies have figured out the keys to making webinars successful, many of which can be easily incorporated to make online…

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Visualizing Insights: Telling a Story with a Chart

  Leon Rausch, PRIME Research At a time when everyone has data and everyone owns a “tool,” research-based “Actionable Insights” have emerged as the goal for better decision-making in business as well as Public Relations. The desire for insights means that communicators want more than data, charts and graphs. Instead, they want to go beyond “x…

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Work Effectively from Home this Winter

Working remotely during the winter, when the weather isn’t great, can be a nerve-racking process to ensure employee productivity. You might fear that there’s no way for you to work effectively from home or collaborate with colleagues outside of the office. With tools such as audio conferencing and web conferencing, those fears can be put to…

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PR Content Strategy: Let’s Talk Shop!

By Gini Dietrich, Founder & CEO, Arment Dietrich The other day on Twitter, I saw a tweet from Kristie Aylett (@KristK) that said: Lots of orgs still measure with checkmarks on a to-do list. Struggle with elevating how to #measurepr or social. It made me chuckle to myself because it’s true — we focus on the PR…

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