I recently heard a seminar speaker say, “Facebook is dead. People are leaving in droves.” This particular speaker also said that she used Facebook exclusively to promote her blogs and writing. I can vouch for her being a successful blogger – one who taught me a thing or two – and someone I like and enjoy talking to. But there’s been a problem growing on Facebook. There’s a steady group growing – a group of Facebook users who collect Facebook’s limit of 5000 friends and then became a “one topic poster” – the topic being – them, or their business. These people are only interested in Facebook’s ability to directly market their content. PERIOD.
To me – it’s SPAM. Read more
Last week I spent hours pouring through 388 pages of Rick Altman’s 2nd edition of Wy Most Powerpoint Presentations Suck: and How You Can Make Them Even Better. I cried heavily, the sad truth revealed. My presentations suck. I was guilty of too much text, too many bullets, reading from my slides, bad design templates and inadequate font size. Thank God I didn’t suffer from the scourge of animation .. I’ve always hated Powerpoints with animation. Read more