I love using the presentation software Prezi!
It takes a little getting used to, when first starting out. But it makes presentations so much better. It lets you take your audience on a guided tour of the information you want to show them.
It is visually appealing and helps people really follow along much better than with static slides. As you advance the shots, the Prezi literally zooms your audience through the presentation, so it’s more like a story than a speech.
I did this blog post as a Prezi. (It will come on the screen within about 60 seconds, so be a little patient. It will have a play arrow, like a video.)
To view this Prezi, I suggest having it on “Full Screen” mode, which you’ll be able to select under “More” in the menu bar. I also suggest using the arrows to advance and back up. Viewing it on Autoplay might take you too quickly through some shots and not quickly enough through others. You can pan and zoom in and out.
I’d love to hear what you think. And also how you think you’d use a Prezi. (I think, for some employers and some jobs, this would make a great resume presentation, as well.)