Web Wednesday Guangzhou Presentation

Is there a rule of the universe that, when you are doing a presentation on a tech-related subject and/or to a group with lots of techies present, the technology will let you down, wholly or in part?

Last night’s presentation to the Web Wednesday event in Guangzhou, via Skype video, on social media and advertising, was looking somewhat threatened for a while. In spite of the system testing perfectly before the event got underway, once it was time for me to be on we had – from memory – three or four dropouts before we were able to settle into the presentation.

Eventually everything worked and I’ve been told today that the feedback from the event was good. I certainly enjoyed the experience!

The attendees were spared my slides, because it was not feasible at the venue to be able to show the slides and have me talking at the same time. I’m posting the slideshow here for the sake of anyone who might have liked to see them.

As with all my slide presentations these days, the aim is to provide some shared talking points, a few graphic illustrations and contact info for anyone who wants to follow up.

I hope the implicit narrative is clear enough. If there was one key point I wanted to make, it was Think Conversation (not “campaign”).

Des Walsh

Business coach and digital entrepreneur. With coach training from Coachville.com and its Graduate School of Coaching, and a founding member of the International Association of Coaching, Des has been coaching business owners and entrepreneurs for the past 20 years. Over the same period he has also been actively engaged in promoting the business opportunities of the digital economy. He is a certified Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) coach, and a certified specialist in social media strategy and affiliate marketing.

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  1. Technology has a way of being funky “the moment of.” But luckily you got it working! And you still get to bring the conversation back here and share your slides through slideshare 🙂

    For those of us who didn’t get to sit in on the presentation Des, I think you did an excellent job of conveying your message with your PowerPoint!

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