When it comes to the use of the MS Office suite of products, most of us computer literate, somewhat tech-savvy individuals tend to think, “I can take care of that myself.” In many instances this can be true. However, there are times when the touch and eyes of a trained professional can be utilized and provide you with a good deal of satisfaction and peace of mind. Powerpoint, which is perhaps the most common application among the MS Office Suite, is greatly underestimated.
You should hire a powerpoint expert to…
Get Their Attention – Let’s face it, we’ve all been to business meetings that include the standard, run o’ the mill powerpoint presentation. Some of us doodle stick figures of our boss encountering unfortunate events during them, some of us think of what we’re going to do for lunch through them, and some of us with no shame whatsoever just put our head down on the table and take a brazen power nap. Hiring a true powerpoint expert will create a presentation that will hopefully avoid all three and grab your audience’s attention to keep them involved.
Prioritize – Surely, you don’t need an expert for all your presentations… just the really important ones. When you really need to make an impact at a crucial event, hire the skills of an expert to put you over the top.
Promote Your Brand – According to the American Marketing Association Dictionary, the term “branding” refers to “the “name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller’s product distinct from those of other sellers”. Don’t miss your opportunity to effecively brand your product, service, or profile with the look of creative professionalism by associating your brand with an expert level presentation. Think of it as a chance to separate yourself from the herd and make your brand stand out.
Be Creative – Getting back a little bit to the first item here; in addition to potentially lulling people to sleep with your “came with the software, template-based” standard presentation, you also run the risk of expressing a lack of creativity. Often times, co-workers, clients, associates, and potential employers just want to see that you can be creative and think outside the box.
Carpe Diem – That’s right, “Seize the day!” Take advantage of the opportunity at hand with a powerpoint show that makes you the preferred candidate for whatever purpose you are trying to fill. In laymen’s terms; this could be your chance, so don’t blow it.
In conclusion, sure you could just take care of it yourself. But, do you really want to? For the five reasons listed above, it may be in your best interest to enlist the services of someone who lives and breathes PowerPoint for your particular situation. Just some food for thought for your next opportunity.