Chapter 1. Presentation Prelude Patterns

You need to deal with a host of considerations before you start building a presentation. Long before you launch your presentation tool and start browsing around for cool templates—and whether you’ll present at a business meeting, a refereed conference, a local special interest group, or any other setting—you must handle some common concerns first.

Image Pattern: Know Your Audience

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Preparation is paramount to a successful talk, and the key to being prepared is knowing all you can about the event. Be an informed participant: Learn as much as you can ...

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