This post is an excerpt from my book “Giving Memorable Product Demos”. Even though your demo is well rehearsed and you are conﬁdent your message is well crafted and in logical order, many things can still go wrong during a demo. Experienced demonstrators will have run into some challenges before, and therefore know how to work around them, so […]
Peter E. Cohan is the author of Great Demo!, one of the few books specifically written for product demonstrators. As of today, he is also the author of the first ever Christmas Story for product demonstrators: ‘Twas the Night Before The Big Demo (with apologies to Clement Clarke Moore): ‘Twas the night ‘fore the demo and all […]
I’m quite a fan of the TED website and often find videos that are relevant to presenters and product demonstrators. Either because these videos are first class examples of great presentations, or they provide insight that is relevant to improving your own presentation skills. In the video below, Tim Ferris, author of The 4-Hour Workweek, explains how, with a […]
This past week I had the pleasure of meeting Carmine Gallo. Well, kind of… I attended a Sliderocket webinar, in which Carmine took a full hour to present the highlights of his book The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs and answer questions from the audience. Although my local time was already past midnight, Carmine kept me alert and at the […]
Here is a funny, instructionalicious look at mind mapping by Lunchbreath, who admits to having a love-hate relationship with mind mapping: Check out Lunchbreath’s Photo Stream on Flickr for more of his amazing work.