The Birth of Presentation Navy: How PowerPoint Ruined Everything and What You Can Do About It

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We fancy ourselves Pirates of the presentation world. And not because we have a passion for eye patches and talking parrots. We’re pirates because like pirates hundreds of years ago, and even how Steve Jobs coined it, we believe in following a different set of rules. We believe in challenging the notion most people have about what a ‘presentation’ is …

Creating and Delivering Amazing Presentations: The 3 Tools HubSpot Should Have Written About Instead

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I recently sent a company wide email with the subject: “This is why I get so pissed.” To my employees’ relief, it wasn’t because of anything they had done. No missed deadline. No mishandled client. No spilled and neglected coffee. I wasn’t upset with them. I was upset at a piece published by HubSpot in October 2014. The piece was titled, “20 Tools …

The 87%: Content Uncovered

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After years of giving, critiquing, and developing good presentations, we at SquarePlanet have found that content, design, and delivery make up 87%, 13%, and 13% of presentations, respectively. As you hopefully noticed, those numbers do not add up to 100%. That extra 13% doesn’t need to be included, although the more pizza the better. You can give a perfectly good …