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An online magazine by Bovee & Thill, authors of the leading textbooks in business communication and business writing, published by Pearson, featuring resources about business presentations and related topics. For more information about Bovee & Thill's texts and their exclusive, superior coverage of business presentations and related topics, visit <http://boveeandthillbusinesscommunicationblog.com. For instructor examination copies, go to http://blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com/texts. To find your local sales representative, go to http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/replocator. To contact the authors, send an email to hotline@boveeandthillbusinesscommunicationblog.com. To get a free Comprehensive Guide to Business Communication Instructional Resources, visit http://blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com/resources. Subscribe to a free weekly newsletter of new posts to all 11 of Bovee & Thill's Online Magazines, visit http://sco.lt/8kgeVV.
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Psychology of Persuasion

Psychology of Persuasion | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

All human societies are alive with the battle for influence. Every single day each of us is subject to innumerable persuasion attempts from corporations, interest groups, political parties and other organisations.


Each trying to persuade us that their product, idea or innovation is what we should buy, believe in or vote for.

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See Bovee & Thill's Online Magazines for Business Communication

See Bovee & Thill's Online Magazines for Business Communication | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it



See all eight of Bovee & Thill's Online Magazines
for Business Communication.


Business Communication 2.0: Social Media and Electronic Communication

http://www.scoop.it/t/business-communication-2-0-social-media-and-electronic-communication


Teaching a Modern Business Communication Course

http://www.scoop.it/t/teaching-a-modern-business-communication-course


Teaching Business Communication and Employment

http://www.scoop.it/t/teaching-business-communication-and-employment


Teaching Visual Communication

http://www.scoop.it/t/teaching-visual-communication


Teaching Business and Interpersonal Communication

http://www.scoop.it/t/teaching-business-and-interpersonal-communication


Teaching Business Communication and Workplace Issues

http://www.scoop.it/t/teaching-business-communication-and-workplace-issues


Teaching Oral Communication in a Business Communication Course
http://www.scoop.it/t/teaching-oral-communication-in-a-business-communication-course


Exclusive Teaching Resources for Business Communication Instructors

http://www.scoop.it/t/teaching-oral-communication-in-a-business-communication-course


Visit Bovee & Thill's Business Communication Blog at http://boveeandthillbusinesscommunicationblog.com


Visit Bovee & Thill's YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/BoveeandThill


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Persuasion Skills: How to Get What You Want

Persuasion Skills: How to Get What You Want | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Last week I was at the grocery store when my three-year old toddler asked, “Daddy, I want that chocolate ice cream.” I suppose it was more a demand than a question.


When I refused to put the chocolate ice cream in our cart, he quickly turned up his volume by about 100 decibels, and made his demand again. The last thing I wanted was to create a scene at the grocery store, so I gave in and placed the ice cream in the cart. He was very persuasive. . .

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The Most Powerful Strategies When Beginning a Presentation

The Most Powerful Strategies When Beginning a Presentation | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Over the recent years, I have read dozens of excellent books in which their authors offer advice on how to make effective presentations in one form of another (e.g. in-person, teleconferencing, electronically recorded). None offers more and better advice than . . .

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The Art of Purposeful Storytelling

Peter Guber, chairman and CEO of the Mandalay Entertainment Group, explains how to establish an emotional connection with any audience through storytelling, a concept also discussed in Bovee & Thill textbooks.

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10 Tips for Improving Your Public Speaking

10 Tips for Improving Your Public Speaking | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Here are 10 quick tips to help you add polish at the podium, enjoy your public speaking experience and influence your listeners.

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28 Creative PowerPoint and Keynote Presentation Designs

28 Creative PowerPoint and Keynote Presentation Designs | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

The stunning designs you'll find via this blog post are proof that it's not PowerPoint or Keynote that are to blame for mediocre presentations, but the way they are used.

 

 

To quote the author: "There’s a certain art to putting together a solid presentation and PowerPoint and Keynote are the primary tools of the trade. The “art” comes into play when you’re trying to set yourself apart; so how you use the tools is of great importance.

 

Often it is the design of the presentation itself that does the trick. In an effort to help you put together a great-looking presentation, here are 28 examples of creative presentation designs using Powerpoint and Keynote." . . .

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PowerPoint Blog: Make Sharing Easy--Turn Your Presentation into a Video

PowerPoint Blog: Make Sharing Easy--Turn Your Presentation into a Video | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

You want to share your presentation with colleagues in other locations -- by publishing it on the Web, or sending it via email or on disc. But you're concerned that what they see won't look the way you want it to.


Relax! You can keep your worries at bay and ensure that your slide presentation displays the way you intended it (even if some of your colleagues don't have PowerPoint installed) by turning your presentation into a video.

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10 Best Online Presentation Tools

10 Best Online Presentation Tools | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Presentations are a great way of conveying ideas to your clients or co-workers. Creating presentations can sometimes be an irksome task and you might want to take advantage of one of the many resources present out there for creating online presentations.


So today we list 10 Great Online Presentation Tools that you should definitely check out. Some of these tools are free while others come with a cost. Check the list out! . . .

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So You’d Rather Be Dead…Survival Tips for Public Speaking

So You’d Rather Be Dead…Survival Tips for Public Speaking | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Whether you’re gearing up for a client presentation, a college lecture, or an awards banquet…and whether it’s your first time or your 100th, you probably feel a little anxiety just before a public speaking engagement. You’re not alone. . .

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For Winning Presentations, Be Steve Jobs, Not Mark Zuckerberg

For Winning Presentations, Be Steve Jobs, Not Mark Zuckerberg | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

You know the cliché: People are more frightened of public speaking than rabid dogs or even death. Yet your presentation skills are essential to being a success with employees, investors, partners, and customers. What kind of presenter are you? . . .

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Speaking Strategies: 5 Tips to Power Up Your Presentation

Speaking Strategies: 5 Tips to Power Up Your Presentation | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Quite often when you are listening to a speaker, teacher or seminar leader, you are thinking to yourself that this person is either a really good presenter or a boring one.


For some reasons you are not totally sure of, you have put that person in your mind in one of these two classifications. . .

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12 Most Foolproof Ways to Keep People Awake During Your Powerpoint Presentation

12 Most Foolproof Ways to Keep People Awake During Your Powerpoint Presentation | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

In business, those who lead are frequently called upon to make presentations to clients, employees, investors and bankers, and often these presentations are an important element of conveying a message.

 

The primary tool used almost universally, and often badly, by most presenters is Power Point.

 

This excellent article, suggests that when executed properly Power Point presentations can be tremendously persuasive, and it suggests 12 ways to improve your future presentations to help you strengthen your message.


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