Visual Best Practices For Presentations

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by Therese Joseph, Shift PR Fellow So you’ve been working on this project. It’s practically consuming your life. At least, it seems that way sometimes. Luckily, you are near the end, and you are so relieved until you realize this means you need to create a presentation. Suddenly, panic ensues. There’s so many questions to consider. What colors do you … Read More

Why be social?

I spoke on a panel for Leadership Butler County today, talking about social media. This is a great panel every year, with Joe Taylor of Armstrong and Keith Graham of the Butler Eagle each talking about their respective media. You can download my presentation as a Keynote file or a PDF with presenter notes. Feel free to use and share; … Read More

Follow Me: How to Use Social Networks to Build Visibility & Drive Sales

Today I’ll be speaking on a panel at the 5th Annual Business Technology Conference, organized by the Small Business Development Center at Duquesne University. Our moderator will be Betsy Benson, Publisher and Vice President of Pittsburgh Magazine, and sharing the panel with me will be the delightful Victoria Dilliott, owner of Affogato Coffee Bar. Our session title: “Follow Me: How … Read More

Web Marketing for Writers

Last weekend I spoke at the monthly roundtable of the Pittsburgh Writing Project. My topic was Web Marketing for Writers — a subject close to my heart, both as a writer and as one who has helped many writers establish and maintain an online presence. You can download the Powerpoint file here: ¬†Web Marketing for Writers (PPT) Or if you … Read More

Refresh Pittsburgh meeting

The next meeting of Refresh Pittsburgh will at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, April 1 at the Creative Treehouse in Bellevue. Refresh Pittsburgh is a community of designers and developers working to refresh the creative, technical, and professional culture of Internet developers in the Pittsburgh area. To start the evening, Pat Collins will present “CakePHP: Rapid application development with PHP”. Why … Read More

Refresh Pittsburgh meeting

The next meeting of Refresh Pittsburgh will at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, February 26 at the Creative Treehouse in Bellevue. Refresh Pittsburgh is a community of designers and developers working to refresh the creative, technical, and professional culture of Internet developers in the Pittsburgh area. Cynthia Closkey (that’s me!) from Big Big Design will present “Google-Friendly Blogging in Five Easy … Read More