10 tips for setting up on the day of your presentation

PG LogoI am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionalsThis post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community.


You’ve prepared your presentation and you’ve arrived at the venue well in advance of your start time. Congratulations, but you’re not finished yet. There are still things that you can, and should, do to minimize the risks of any last-minute glitches.

In this post on Presentation Guru, my friend and business partner, Jim Harvey, gives you ten quick tips to ensure that your presentation runs smoothly. They might seem simple, they might seem obvious, but they are all worthwhile.

On a similar note, a reminder that I have created a free one-page checklist of different logistical things that you might need to think about for your presentation. You can find and download the checklist here.


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2 Responses to 10 tips for setting up on the day of your presentation

  1. ckwok2013 says:

    hi john,

    I wonder if there is a way to print an article off your blog without it all turning out funny looking with lots of blank (wasted) space and text only on the left hand side.

    Many thanx for your helpful and insightful essays.

    rgds, christina

    • John Zimmer says:

      Hi Christina. I just tested it from my MacBook. I simple do Command+P. From there, I can either print or save the document as a PDF to read on my screen or to print later.

      Hope this helps.

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