Business Presentations

Create and deliver more powerful and successful Business Presentations with these downloadable templates.

  • Giving a memorable presentation is an art, but it's one that you can master with the right tools and preparation.
  • You can inform without being boring, entertain without looking ridiculous, and wow the audience without making them lose track of the point of the presentation.
  • Use technology and visual aids to enhance and illustrate your points.
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Checklist for News Conferences and Special Events

Staging media news conferences or company special events requires a lot of planning and attention to detail. This checklist will help you stage a first-class event by staying on top of:

  • venue preparation,
  • media kits and press releases,
  • gifts for VIPs,
  • parking,
  • catering,
  • signs and maps,
  • tours,
  • agenda,
  • photography,
  • speakers,
  • and more.

The Checklist for News Conferences and Special Events was provided by The Osborne Group Inc., a media and investor relations consulting group. Download your free copy now.

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Delivering an Effective Introduction Speech

Have you ever been called upon to give a speech to introduce someone to a large gathering?

  • This free article can assist you in delivering a good solid effective introduction.
  • Learn what the goals of an introductory speech are.
  • A list of do's and don'ts that you can apply while writing your speech.

Giving an effective introduction is an important part of the art of public speaking.

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Giving a Eulogy

Being asked to give a eulogy is a great honor in a time of great sadness. Let this article guide you through preparing and delivering an appropriate eulogy.

  • Learn how to use the right words to comfort family and friends in your address.
  • How to draw upon memories of the deceased that illustrate his/her life and character.
  • Learn how to gather and organize your information.
  • How to celebrate the deceased's life in a manner appropriate to the circumstances.

"Giving a Eulogy" can steer you through the difficult process of saying just the right thing.

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Giving a Good Acceptance Speech

Giving an acceptance speech can be nerve-wracking. This free article guides you through the process. Learn how to:

  • appear gracious, humble and somewhat self-deprecating,
  • give credit and thanks where due, and
  • allow your audience to see you in a personal light.

Giving a good acceptance speech is an art that can be learned. Download the free article today.

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How to Build the Foundation of a Speech

Learn to write an informative and comprehensive speech with this free article, 'Building the Foundation of a Speech', which covers the following topics:

  • how to formulate the argument you're presenting,
  • how to outline your reasoning,
  • how to present the evidence you have used to reach your conclusions,
  • how to gather and test your evidence,
  • how to use specific instances to arrive at general conclusions,
  • how to argue using analogy,
  • how to illustrate cause and effect,
  • how to provide a diagnosis by observing the symptoms.

Building the Foundation of a Speech is provided in MS Word format.

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How to Make a Presentation to a Prospective Client

A well-done presentation can score you a new client. This 10-page expert guide and checklist will help you hone your presentation skills.

Learn how to:

  • identify prospects and initiate the process;
  • prepare, plan, write and rehearse your material for the presentation;
  • assess your audience;
  • relax and overcome a fear of public speaking;
  • improve your presentation techniques;
  • use a microphone effectively;
  • use visual aids and equipment;
  • avoid problems before they come up;
  • exude confidence.

'Making a Presentation to a Prospective Client' can help you impress and win over your prospects.

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