Speakers: What’s Your Q-Ratio?

Today marks the start of Pubcon 2012, and I’ll be functioning in the roles of speaker, panelist, panel moderator, and audience member. Thanks to Eric Bergman’s 5 Steps to Conquer “Death by PowerPoint,” I’ll be observing a metric I’ve never paid attention to before: each speaker’s Q-ratio.

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Brand-As-Business Perspectives From Jim Stengel’s Grow

Jim Stengel’s book Grow:  How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World’s Greatest Companies presents brand-building through the lens of ideals.

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Beyond Pinterest and Instagram – Ten Visual Social Networks That Should Be On Your Radar

I’ve written a lot recently about the growth of the visual web – how the big social media success stories of 2011/2012 were visual, and how imagery is becoming more important online.

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Intuit: The Social Media Manager Who Found His Job With Social Media

Intuit is a company offering business financial solutions for small businesses. It has been awarded great distinctions including the great place to work award by Fortune. This presentation was delivered by Björn Ühss, global social media manager at Intuit at the useful social media conference which took place in London last week. It was about the changing landscape and mindset of Social Media:

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Ten (And a Bit) Stats On Why The Visual Web Matters

Yesterday I was invited to speak at SXSE and having pretty much an open brief, chose to concentrate on two of my favourite things…stats and pictures!  The presentation is below, it goes into a bit more detail about why an image led online world matters.

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Prof. David Bloom's Presentation About Population Ageing

Earlier this week I wrote about a report that you had to download that was published by the Ageing Well Network.

In keeping with Irish hospitality, they have now released the presentation given by Prof. David Bloom. This you should also download. 

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Presentation Skills I Learnt From Pecha Kucha

I was shocked how hard it was preparing for Pecha Kucha Night. Even after seven iterations, I was still not done! Despite being a seasoned presenter, Pecha Kucha was a brand new experience and a challenge indeed.

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Ten Good Decks

SlideShare is a great service and a huge repository of slideable wisdom, but it doesn't make it easy to find good stuff. In my four years with the site, I've favorited about 25 presentations. Below are the ten I wanted to share. You have probably seen some of them before.

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Two Presentations on SlideShare that Are Worth Viewing

This is the first time I have seen a presentation about the 50-plus in Germany. Lots of facts and lots of the stuff that applies to all European countries.

Definitely worth a look

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