Presenter Guidebook

These guidelines work equally well for presenters, event coordinators, & trainers, and for companies evaluating speakers and venues. Continue Reading →

Technical Writing Tips

Technical Writing Tips Yes, I offer writing and editing services, but what if YOU are invited to or are required to do technical writing despite having little or no experience Continue Reading →

Ice Breakers for Training or Conferences

There are several books “out there” about training ice breakers, but I did not like the suggestions I found. Most were too corny, too crass, or would use more time Continue Reading →

Business Infographics: Training, Retreats, Conferences

Now that we’re resigned to living on Zoom for the Winter and Spring, let’s refresh our memories about how to use business infographics to conduct sessions – even if you Continue Reading →

Vimeo Versus YouTube

Both YouTube and Vimeo are video sharing networks. Users can upload videos for free. Each has different levels of storage and support. A brief comparison of Vimeo and YouTuber video sharing platforms may help you decide which to use for specific content. Continue Reading →

Training Series #4 – Research & Preparation for Designing Content

Before developing content, you still need to research details about your audience and items you can use to create or enhance your presentation, visual aids, links, etc. Consider what media you will use for distribution, so you can create text in one format and save it with different extensions. Continue Reading →

Training Series #3 – More to Consider Before Creating Content

It’s not only about what you or I want to say or convey. It’s about what affects the ability and willingness of the audience or students to receive the most important aspects of our presentations. So, don’t be grumpy. Here are a few more factors to consider. Then, we’ll start on content creation. Continue Reading →

Training Series #2 – What Trainers Should Know About a Training Venue BEFORE Classes Start!

Nancy giving a PowerPoint training speech in a venue

There are always surprises when you’re training, but the venue basics should not be one of them. Get your questions answered in advance. Here is a checklist to help you, regardless of whether you’re doing the training or you want me to develop and present the materials. Continue Reading →

Training Series ~ #1 How to Construct New Classes and Training Programs

First in a series about basic training guidelines. Whether you hire me to develop materials and/or train, or you want to do it yourself, these guidelines should help you formulate your offerings. Continue Reading →