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+<h1>How to Give a Presentation</h1>
+
+<h3>by Craig Buchek</h3>
+
+<h4>St. Louis GNU/Linux Users Group</h4>
+
+<h5>January 17, 2013</h5>
+
+<hr />
+
+<h1>Introduce Yourself</h1>
+
+<ul>
+<li>Tell where you work and what you do.</li>
+<li>Briefly talk about some of your relevant experience.</li>
+</ul>
+
+<hr />
+
+<h1>Start with a Joke</h1>
+
+<ul>
+<li>Or an anecdote</li>
+<li>Or a surprising fact</li>
+</ul>
+
+<hr />
+
+<h1>Why Give a Presentation?</h1>
+
+<ul>
+<li>To share your knowledge.</li>
+<li>To learn.</li>
+<li>To improve your reputation.</li>
+<li>Because somebody has to.</li>
+</ul>
+
+<hr />
+
+<h1>Be Prepared</h1>
+
+<ul>
+<li>Know your audience.</li>
+<li>Do some research.</li>
+<li>Know the details of the venue.</li>
+</ul>
+
+<hr />
+
+<h1>Before the Presentation</h1>
+
+<ul>
+<li>Decide on a topic.</li>
+<li>Write up an abstract.</li>
+<li>Write up a bio.</li>
+<li>Keep in touch with your contact.</li>
+</ul>
+
+<hr />
+
+<h1>Preparing Slides</h1>
+
+<ul>
+<li>Start with an outline.</li>
+<li>Build slides from the outlines.</li>
+<li>The fewer words on a slide, the better.</li>
+<li>Slides are the START of the conversation.</li>
+<li>Tell a story.</li>
+<li>Include facts.</li>
+</ul>
+
+<hr />
+
+<h1>Preparing a Demo</h1>
+
+<ul>
+<li>Figure out what you want to show.</li>
+<li>Practice.</li>
+<li>Practice.</li>
+<li>Practice.</li>
+</ul>
+
+<hr />
+
+<h1>Giving The Presentation</h1>
+
+<ul>
+<li>Don't be nervous.</li>
+<li>Be prepared for questions.</li>
+<li>Don't be afraid to admit that you don't know an answer.</li>
+<li>Don't read the slides.</li>
+</ul>
+
+<hr />
+
+<h1>Resources</h1>
+
+<ul>
+<li><a href="http://wiki.sluug.org/presentations/tips">Presentation tips</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://www.pc.maricopa.edu/data/GlobalFiles/file/learning_tech_development/ocl/How%20to%20give%20a%20presentation.pdf">How to Give a Great Presentation</a> by HP (PDF)</li>
+<li><a href="http://www.slideshare.net/mikejeffs/how-to-create-great-slides-for-presentations">How to Create Great Slides for Presentations</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://www.presentationzen.com/">Presentation Zen</a> by Garr Reynolds</li>
+</ul>
+
+<hr />
+
+<h1>Presentation Software</h1>
+
+<ul>
+<li><a href="http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint/powerpoint-presentation-and-slide-software-FX101825655.aspx">PowerPoint</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://www.apple.com/iwork/keynote/">KeyNote</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://prezi.com">Prezi</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://lab.hakim.se/reveal-js/">Reveal.js</a> / <a href="http://www.rvl.io/">Rvl.io</a></li>
+</ul>
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