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July 10, 201411:26 PM

Digital Advertising Just Got Worse (If You Can Believe It) tagged “Powerpoint”

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. The year was 1994. There were only about thirty million people on the Internet then. Most of those people were accessing it via Internet Service Providers like CompuServe... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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April 9, 2014 4:31 PM

Some Questions About Your Questionable Content tagged “Powerpoint”

Marketers, we have a problem... Do you know how long an effective Facebook post should be? If I told you forty characters, what would your reaction be? A tweet should be 100 characters (even though Twitter affords you 140 of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 12, 201411:16 PM

The Marketing Moral Compass tagged “Powerpoint”

Are marketer's the most loathed human beings on earth? It is a question worthy of an answer. As a marketing professional, I often wonder where the vocation sits on the list of the most respected and appreciated industries out there.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 20, 2013 2:32 PM

How Much Does It Cost? tagged “Powerpoint”

Let's talk about money. The marketing agency business is a strange bird. Brands are strange birds too. It's a complex web of relationships that is often confusing, evolving, thrilling, beautiful, painful and more. As the marketing industry evolves, we have... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 4, 2013 9:35 PM

How To Give A Great Presentation (Seriously) tagged “Powerpoint”

You're doing it wrong. People hate it when someone says, "you're doing it wrong," but trust me... you're doing it wrong when it comes to how you prepare for a public speech. I'm sure this will upset many people, but... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 5, 2013 4:02 PM

PowerPoint Doesn't Suck. You Do. tagged “Powerpoint”

How many times have you heard the phrase, "PowerPoint sucks!" or "slides kill presentations?" Here's something to think about as you head into the weekend: PowerPoint doesn't suck. You suck. Sorry. I don't mean "you" (the person reading this blog... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 30, 2013 1:42 PM

The Accidental Marketer tagged “Powerpoint”

Sometimes, the biggest lessons in marketing come from the strangest places. Selling a book is a lot of hard work. That's the lesson I'm re-learning right now as CTRL ALT Delete enters into its second week of sales (re-learning, because... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 30, 2013 8:02 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #145 tagged “Powerpoint”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, Solve For Interesting, the author of Complete... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 24, 2013 9:42 PM

Overcoming Stage Fright tagged “Powerpoint”

Whether it's a boardroom or a convention center, it's common (and normal) to have stage fright. Volumes of books have been written about overcoming stage fright. These include books that have been written by psychologists, neuroscientists, performance coaches and more.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 25, 2012 4:07 PM

The Creative Push tagged “Powerpoint”

When does creativity strike? I struggle with this concept on a daily basis. An old friend of mine is a creative copywriter. I remember back when we were in university how consumed he was with great advertising creative. At the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 18, 2012 1:12 PM

The Public Speaker's Master Toolkit tagged “Powerpoint”

What are the tools that can help you give an unforgettable presentation? After several years of speaking in public, I've had to develop my own system to ensure that each and every presentation goes off without a hitch. And yes,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 16, 2012 3:16 PM

Slimy Sales And Marketing Tactics tagged “Powerpoint”

Are you a salesperson? How does that sentence make you feel? Most people say that they either hate sales or hate salespeople and yet, those same people fail to realize that everything we do in life is sales. When we... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 15, 201112:05 PM

Is PowerPoint Making Us Stupid? tagged “Powerpoint”

How many mindless presentations have you sat through in business and life? How many numbing slides have you had to endure of pie-charts or ones littered with hundreds of words? How many times have you sat through a presentation where... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 10, 2010 8:54 PM

9 Ways To Elevate Your Speaking To Black Belt Level tagged “Powerpoint”

Let's say you know the standard speaking tips, tricks and fare. You're good... you can get by. How do you elevate things to the next level? Over the past few years, I've spoken at a lot of events. Beyond just... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 8, 2010 3:16 PM

15 Ways To Have A Better Meeting tagged “Powerpoint”

Let's face it, we're getting worse and worse about being civil to one another and business meetings are a prime place where manners are disappearing. In Marketing, we always discuss the value of the first impression and what it does... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 28, 2010 8:09 AM

The One Thing You Need To Know For Public Speaking Success tagged “Powerpoint”

Should you use PowerPoint? Should you have your speaking notes on index cards? Podium or not? All valid questions, but none of them really matter. Just today someone sent me an email asking if I use PowerPoint, what kind of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 31, 200911:43 AM

Six New Business Books For 2010 tagged “Powerpoint”

The face of reading took a dramatic turn during this holiday season, and we're not just talking about those of us who have seen the stack of books next to our nightstand continue to rise as the gifts flow in.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 7, 2009 1:42 PM

Don't Give Out Your Slides When Speaking tagged “Powerpoint”

"Can I have your slides?" is probably the most common question a presenter gets asked. Here's why you should never give them out... If there is one rule of presenting that I constantly see broken, it's the one where a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 13, 2009 9:59 AM

Benchmarking The Internet Against TV tagged “Powerpoint”

Whenever you attend any kind of marketing conference (be it for the Internet or a general marketing session), the one question that always comes up is, "when will the Internet surpass television in terms of mass consumption and usage?" That's... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 28, 2009 3:45 PM

Thanks For The Memory tagged “Powerpoint”

I admit it: I'm a bit nosy. I'm constantly looking over my travel partners' shoulders to see what's on their laptops or which apps are getting the most usage on their iPhones. I'm always on the hunt for efficiency when... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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