If your presentation involves sales, while you may not always close the deal, you'll be much further ahead if you invite the audience into your pitch, suggests Lipp, in the company's free PowerPoint.
Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2007
Great Neck, N.Y., April 19, 2007 -- Remember sitting in a boring classroom waiting for the bell to ring? Imagine being in the audience of a presentation and having that same feeling. Worse, imagine you are the presenter and your audience can't wait for the bell to ring.
"The simple reality is that most presentations are boring because the speaker is not connecting with the audience, states Bob Lipp, President of Better Business Presentations (http://www.betterbusinesspresentations.com), a company that creates effective PowerPoint and Flash presentations, coaches presenters, and now offers a free PowerPoint on their website entitled: "The Secret To Connecting With Your Audience."
"There are six rules to help you understand how to connect with your audience, get their attention and increase the impact of your message," states Lipp, who began his career teaching public speaking at The Ohio State University, and was selected to the team that worked with companies that included Procter & Gamble, where he consulted on improving oral presentation skills.
For example, Rule #5 states: The effective communicator encourages audience interaction.
"If your presentation involves sales, while you may not always close the deal, you'll be much further ahead if you invite the audience into your pitch, suggests Lipp, in the company's free PowerPoint. " Begin the presentation by stating 'I can appreciate that you may have an interest in buying our product. However you still have some questions that need answering. What would be your top three?' Write down each question as asked, and respond directly to the inquiry, restating the question to larger audiences."
"Secrets To Connecting With Your Audience" presents a logical rule-by-rule approach that helps you make sense out of the "whys" and "hows" of presenting for maximum impact.
The free PowerPoint also showcases Better Business Presentation's creative skills as the presentation uses both PowerPoint and Flash and some basic video to keep the viewer entertained while being informed.
To access the free PowerPoint, visit http://www.betterbusinesspresentations.com and download the file from the home page. There is no obligation and nothing to fill out.
Better Business Presentations' website http://www.betterbusinesspresentations.com, features several examples of effective PowerPoint and Flash presentations created by the company. The company also offers a presentation coaching program to "make weak presenters more comfortable, and seasoned presenters even stronger," as well as a no-risk guarantee that doesn't obligate the buyer until they really like what they see.
"Everyone has sat through presentations that seem to go on and on without a core statement or a focused message, which is why it is essential that speakers on all levels have skills and tools that (1) gain audience attention, (2) present the core statement clearly, and (3) make it easier to remember the message," added Lipp. "That's where we come in."
For more information, you can visit the company's website or call toll-free1-800-790-2276 for a free, no-obligation quote on an upcoming project.