Last week, we celebrated our 100,000th subscriber on YouTube- we had pizza and beer and fun... on a Google Meet session. Our office has now been pretty much empty for the last three months, and there is no sign of when we'll see it full of people again. But, hear this, we are not considering canceling our lease.
Mastering how to write a pitch presentation requires practice and improvement with time. This is not a skill to hone overnight. However, there are indeed 10 steps on how to write a commercial pitch that we can provide you. And we’ll throw additional tips at that, as well. Following all of these will undoubtedly help a better start as you set out to accomplish an excellent business presentation.
You may have heard the argument that this company was meant to be what Netflix is today. But it may not be all that simple. So, let's talk about Blockbuster, the movie rental giant that dominated the market and delivered home entertainment to virtually everybody in the US during a couple of decades, reaching its pinnacle in the late 1990s; and then succumbed to the changes that the new millennium brought.
We have a policy of sharing some of our finances and our lessons as part of our transparency marketing. We started doing this back in 2015, inspired by companies like Buffer and Baremetrics, whose own blog posts and materials were an inspiration for us. We are taking a trip down memory lane to understand how Slidebean was formed, where the first money came from, and how we spent it.
Slack has become one of the preferred tools for organizations, big and small, to communicate between teams and individually. As more people turn to remote work, Slack has seen a considerable increase in paid memberships and simultaneous users connected. But just as the software is successful, it’s also divisive. Some love it, others, not so much. With so many productivity tools out there, Slack seems to stand out. So, is there a secret to their success? We’ll tell you in this episode of Company Forensics.
When creating presentations, we tend to look for help and inspiration in online templates. In doing so, we usually come across terms we probably hadn’t ever heard before. And they might be a bit confusing, too. For instance, when people talk about PowerPoint deck or slide deck instead of a pitch deck. To help clear a few basic queries, we came up with 7 facts about a Powerpoint deck that we’d now like to share with you. Let’s start off with a basic one.
When you start creating a pitch deck, you have to think about the ultimate goal behind it. A great pitch means getting potential funders interested in your idea. It also involves being able to engage in a conversation with them regarding your company. For that, a pitch deck format can make it easier to follow the steps of a proven successful presentation.
Are you having to give a presentation and looking for a PowerPoint online alternative? We'll throw around the main differences between Slidebean and PowerPoint to help you create an excellent presentation. Especially if you're after a solid pitch deck, give our templates and platform a try! We'll explain here a bit of how that goes.