Ideas are great, and business models rule the world, but no matter how great an idea might be, a poor presentation can ruin every chance of getting people to buy into it. The following tips can help you package a killer presentation that will not only wow your audience but will also get them to believe in you…
1. Decide what you want to achieve.
First, decide what you want to achieve. For example, assuming this is in a business context, you might want to obtain new business inquiries. You need to ask for this during or at the end of your presentation. I recently made a presentation on branding and offered a one on one branding workshop to audience members – this had a good response and achieved my objective of making follow up meetings. You should ask the organizer for the audience’s contact details and send them your presentation. Use your handout to encourage further dialogue and leave business cards.
2. THINK, TALK, ASK
You need to know your audience’s expectation, venue, size of the audience, time available and equipment etc. Continue reading
We give out business cards every day and every time when the opportunity arises without even realizing what these little 2 x 3.5 inch piece of cards can actually achieve for us. Business cards are everywhere and have remained super important in a digital world. Here are 7 ways to spin your business card from an ordinary piece of paper to your best marketing tool. Continue reading
- Use Customers Testimonials
This helps you add lots of credibility to your small brand, your services and your products. Ensure your testimonials come from real people and real customers of your business, people trust you more when they see people they know talk about your brand in credible ways
- Keep it simple
Don’t try to get all the information about your business on a piece of A5 handbill, try and focus on the main things that will make people want to buy from you. Continue reading
Business growth is essential. Building a business in a city like Lagos or any city comes with a lot of challenges but there are huge opportunities out there. Here are top 7 secrets to grow your small business.
- Start small
There’s no growth without starting first, the first step is to start and then work hard, learn fast and be creative in growing your business.
- Network Seriously
Network helps you build strong word of mouth advertising for your business, attend event, seminars, trainings, charitable organization fund raising and keep simple marketing tools like your business cards. Make top quality ones and be creative with it. Connect with people, discuss their problem, let everyone know what you but don’t push. You are not your business, people do business with people not business. You can even start your own events. Continue reading
1. Include Your Social Accounts On All Marketing Materials You Print.
One smart thing to do is to add your social accounts on all your printed materials; Business cards, letterheads, envelopes, T-shirts, Mugs, Flyers etc. This gives you quality followers as people who have actually interacted with you in person and in real life start following you on social media, you begin to bring on offline connections into you online network Continue reading