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13 Simple Steps To Put Together A Killer Presentation

13 Simple Steps To Put Together A Killer Presentation

For many people, it doesn’t get more daunting than to give a presentation. As a professional salesperson though, you don’t have a choice – presenting is part of your life. You need to get really good at it if you want your income to increase.

The best way to overcome anxiety is to have complete faith in your message. If you are confident that you have great, easily digestible content that is structured in a way to hold the attention of your audience, you are bound to deliver a great presentation.

 

How to Put Together a Killer Presentation in 13 Simple Steps

How to make a memorable slide presentation

How to make a memorable slide presentation

I speak of some of these tactics in my book Eliminate Your Competition but this infographic is excellent for discussing this basic problem.

Ten minutes after your presentation, your audience will start to forget up to 50% of the content. This gets worse. By the next day, your audience will have lost 75% of the content and a week later, you will be down to 90% loss.

It is inevitable that you will lose some memory of the conversation but you need to take steps to maximize the retention rate. As I discuss in more detail in my book, the human mind is best if it only remembers 3-7 items. Try to remember that as you go through your content.