The Exceptional Presenter Goes Virtual: Take Command of Your Message, Create an In-Person Experience and Captivate Any Remote Audience
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This is a critical tool for any professional who needs to deliver effective, engaging presentations at a distance. It covers all types of virtual, online, or distance presentations. It includes conference calls, webinars, virtual meetings, and video blogs. Sales calls, speeches, interviews, negotiations, this book covers it all, offering practical tips, tricks, worksheets, and checklists for overcoming the hurdles to engagement that occur when you aren't in the same room with your audience.
This is the first of its kind on the national market. Every day, more and more professionals are required to present to distant audiences - to save money, to save travel time and costs, and to connect with new customers and colleagues. No other book on the market offers business people the tools they need to approach these presentations with confidence. It is written by a presentation guru at the forefront of online engagement.
Through his work with such companies as Cisco Systems, a leader in virtual technology, and Forbes Online, the leader of online content delivery, Timothy Koegel has garnered unique insights into what it takes to deliver persuasive, compelling presentations at a distance.
that the camera is too far away, then by all means, move it closer. When you are presenting via telepresence or videoconference, you generally don’t control what is in the frame. The rooms used for these meetings are arranged to look like high-end conference rooms. Some systems allow for panning and zooming of the camera, but for the most part, the scene is preset. Most of you probably don’t have stylists, lighting specialists and makeup artists available to make you look good. You’re on your
share at the meeting? It would be unusual for anyone to behave completely naturally when everything that is said or done is being recorded. For some people, a video camera brings out the inner thespian. They see it as an opportunity to perform in the spotlight. All too often, however, it quickly becomes apparent to the other meeting participants why this person did not pursue acting as a profession. For others, camera time equals turtle time. They pull back into their shell and stay there until
can’t replicate it exactly, but with the combination of planning, setup and a conversational and engaging delivery style, you can create an experience where your participants feel as though they’re in the room with you. CHAPTER 10 BE RESOURCEFUL AS A MEETING PRODUCER, HOST, cohost, facilitator, tech support person or reporter, look for opportunities to bring freshness, spontaneity, enthusiasm, fun and a sense of anticipation to your presentation. I was originally going to name this chapter
leading expert or specialist who can help find solutions to their most immediate and pressing issues. In the time it takes your competitor to set up a meeting, fly from San Francisco to New York, stay the night at a hotel and take a cab to the customer’s office, you have already met with that customer virtually and resolved their issue. Face-to-face presentations are currently preferred for building relationships with coworkers or clients, closing the deal, building consensus, networking,
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