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Mastering Prezi for Business Presentations

Russell Anderson-Williams

Engage your audience visually with stunning Prezi presentation designs and be the envy of your colleagues who use PowerPoint with this book and ebook.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849693028
Paperback258 pages

About This Book

  • Turns anyone already using Prezi into a master of both design and delivery
  • Illustrated throughout with easy to follow screen shots and some live Prezi examples to view online
  • Written by Russell Anderson-Williams, one of the fourteen experts hand-picked by Prezi

Who This Book Is For

If you use Prezi in business and want to take your presentations to the next level, or if you want to become the office Prezi guru, this book is for you.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Best Practices with Imagery
Raster and vector images
What are raster images?
What are vector images?
What are the benefits of Prezi?
Where can you find great imagery?
Chapter 2: Using Audio
Why use sound in Prezi?
Where's the Insert Audio button?
How is audio inserted?
Where to get sound files from?
Audio options
Being clever with audio
Chapter 3: Inserting a Video
The technical bit
Videos – the easy way with YouTube
Windows Live Movie Maker
Fun with video in Prezi
Chapter 4: Approaching Your Prezi Design
A change of approach
The three Prezi design steps
Presenting your BIG picture
Chapter 5: Projecting Your Prezi
Planning your Prezi
A common mistake
Why you need to know about ratios?
Sharing your Prezi
Interactive Prezis
Chapter 6: Prezis for Online Delivery
Your Prezis
Share this Prezi
The online design approach
Chapter 7: Importing Slides into Prezi
Why oh why!
Importing slides into Prezi
Prezify your slides
No time to Prezify
Things to look out for
Chapter 8: Prezi for iPad and Android
The Prezi iPad app
Prezi for Android
iPad and Android comparison
When to present with a tablet
Projector + tablet = wow!
A bit of fun
Chapter 9: Mastering the Newer Prezi Features
Drawings and diagrams
Prezi text editor
The plus (+) button
Grouping and moving
The play button
Chapter 10: Prezi Meeting
Setting up a Prezi meeting
Sending invites
Presenting online
Editing online
Keeping control
Removing access
Chapter 11: Getting Prezi through the Door
PowerPoint's grip on business
Opportunities to zoom
Using PowerPoint to introduce Prezi
Educating your business

What You Will Learn

  • Learn to insert sounds into your Prezis for narration or for use in online delivery
  • Learn the difference between Raster and Vector imagery to optimize your Prezi design
  • Practice the three Prezi design steps so that you approach and build your Prezi as best you can
  • Design Prezis for use online without a presenter guiding the audience
  • Set up Prezi meetings for brain storming with overseas colleagues
  • Turn company slides into non-linear Prezi presentations
  • Know when it is right to use video, and how to format and convert video for use in Prezi
  • Create non-linear interactive Prezis that your audience controls

In Detail

Prezi is a tool for delivering presentations in a linear or non-linear format. This cloud-based software enables users to structure presentations on an infinite canvass in a way that is much more engaging and visually stimulating to the audience.

"Mastering Prezi for Business Presentations" is a must read for anyone already using Prezi who wants to take their presentations to the next level. It covers all of the technical elements of the software, whilst also looking at the practicalities of using Prezi in a business environment.

This book covers all the technical elements of Prezi and also teaches the reader how to think for Prezi, and approach their design in the best way. This is an essential resource for people who want to use Prezi seriously.

As well as covering best practices for inserting imagery, sound, and video, this book also covers topics for business users like collaborating and sharing Prezis online, using Prezi at a meeting to brain storm with overseas colleagues, and how to ‘Prezify’ PowerPoint or Keynote slides.

"Mastering Prezi for Business Presentations" will escalate you from Prezi user to master with ease.


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