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Why Scaling with Marketing is hard
If there is one thing all businesses want it is to scale – either their impact or their profit. The key to unlocking this scale is generally marketing. However, this is not…
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Understanding your audience
One quick Google search and every website will tell you about the importance of understanding your audience. Of course, they’re not wrong, but what does that actually mean? Sure, inserting…
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Missing Link's Action Framework

Action Framework

The Missing Link Action Framework Well hi there Tom Poland Listeners (and everyone else who’s here because you’re in need of some help creating an awesome presentation). We’ve put together…
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Selling stories or selling them?
At Missing Link we are big on storytelling. Almost every executive’s script that we work on will include them. Stories are fantastic tools for creating emotion. And emotions create… well,…
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Tame Your Tech Banner

Home Setup for Success

It’s not a question of whether you’re going to move forward with a Hybrid working environment but rather a decision: What changes do you need to make to leverage online…
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Connect to your audience needs - Meaningful experiences, inspire, solve problems, entertain

We’ve witnessed huge changes in how we do business and consume content. More time spent online and plugged-in means business audiences have a lower tolerance than ever for average content. The barrier to entry to their hearts and minds is getting higher.

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Data Visualization - How to use Data in Presentations

What is worse than reading reams of spreadsheets? Listening to someone else read them to you. If your audience’s eyes gloss over the minute those statistical figures appear on screen, you need to read this piece. After helping hundreds of keynote speakers harness the power of data, I’ve put together my top tips on how to make data sexier- and dare I say- awe-inspiring.

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The Year That Went Viral: What we learned from 2020

If 2020 were a presentation, few would stick around for the Q&A though it certainly kept us on the edge of our seats. Here we unpack key takeaways and how 2020 changed what it means to give blinding online presentations.

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Slide Stuffing - Overhead Projector

In true Missing Link style, we’re going to dive into the story of the overhead projector and why this once revolutionary invention is your absolute presentation Achilles heal today. Let’s slay this legacy thinking!

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Basic Time Saving Hacks for PowerPoint

A lot of joy can be found in the process of putting a presentation together. But if you’re unaware of some of the basic time-saving hacks for PowerPoint, that joy can quickly turn into infuriating anger.

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PowerPoint Font Tips

PowerPoint Font Tips

You know what’s worse not knowing your way around PowerPoint?… Nothing. Especially if your work life is centred around you presenting often.

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Zoom tips and shortcuts

As a now 100% remote company we have found some hidden settings, integrated platforms and shortcuts to level up even the pro Zoom user.

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Virtual Conferencing: You can't know what you don't know

Audiences’ average excitement levels for meetings, webinars and virtual events are at an all-time low. They’re exhausted. And that thin string of patience that’s withstanding cringe-worthy connection and audio problems is about to snap.

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Why should people attend your online event?

Your audience is bombarded. The influx of online events is more overwhelming than your laundry pile after a long holiday with nothing new or interesting anymore. What makes your webinar/online conference different from everyone else’s?

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