Tickle Their Funny Bone: Understanding the Power of Humor in Presentations

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You’re about to give a presentation, and you’re feeling nervous. You’ve got your notes ready, your slides are polished, and you’ve practiced your delivery. But there’s one thing missing: humor. As a professional speaker I’ve given thousands of presentations to large audiences, and one of my handiest and not-so-secret steps to success involves humor.  Humor … Read more

Top 6 Compact Binoculars for Birdwatching: Best Value Guide

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As birdwatching enthusiasts ourselves, we understand the importance of having the best compact binoculars when out exploring nature. That’s why we’ve put together a list of our top 5 picks given a range of price points that can make your birdwatching experience even more enjoyable! Of course, we don’t expect to get the very best … Read more

How to Use Google Earth to Enhance Your Presentations

I’m a frequent user of Google Earth to help enrich my presentations in front of large and demanding audiences. When introducing a new and exotic location, I find nothing beats an attractive and useful map or satellite image. Google Earth is an invaluable tool for providing your audiences with geographic context and added interest in … Read more

360 Camera Travel Tips (How to Get the Best Shots with your 360 Camera)

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I’ve used a 360 camera in my travels around the world for over half a dozen years.   I like to use the images in my presentations in front of hundreds of people, because I can show people views that are truly unusual.  In this article I want to show how you can get unique and … Read more

Ten Tips for Using 360 Videos in PowerPoint Presentations

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I’m a regular speaker in front of large audiences and have used 360 videos and panoramas in my professional presentations for over five years.  I often get rave reviews and find that 360s engage audiences and make my presentations stand out.  Here are my top ten tips for incorporating 360 videos and panoramas into your … Read more

5 Top Tips for Awesome Travel Presentations (That Will Make You Stand Out!)

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As a frequent guest speaker, I have given hundreds of presentations to audiences of 100-300 people or more.  In this article I want to share my top tips for giving an awesome travel presentation that audiences of all sizes will find engaging and memorable. Many of us return from our travels with memory cards filled … Read more

Get 1 Million Views of Your Photos with Little Effort and Big Results

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Photography has been a big part of my life since I was a youngster with my first Pentax Spotmatic. It has been gratifying to find an online platform that allows me to share my photos with millions of people, something that I would never have believed possible until recently. One of the best ways to … Read more

How to get millions of views online: the Platform You’ve Missed

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My portfolio of online photos attracts over one million views per month.  At the time of writing, I’ve received over 80 million views in total. My favorite platform for attracting millions of viewers to my online photos is Google Maps.  I have several photos with over one million views each, and one photo with roughly … Read more