How You Can Impress Your Client with a Business Presentation

The first impression is the last impression. Time and again this saying has been proved to be right. The first few minutes of your presentation decides the fate of the meeting. During the first ten minutes, the clients decide whether you are worth paying any attention to or not. Of course, you would not want to keep talking inside a room full of people checking their laptop or their phone, and you really don’t want your Clients to yawn!You would rather want your clients to be involved in the presentation and throw you curious glances. Now the question is how do you impress your clients so that you can seal the deal and take your company to another level.

  • Start your presentation with something very interesting.

The first and most important thing to do is grabbing the attention of your client in the first 2 minutes. Open your presentation with a humorous story or even better with a motivating quote. The main trick is to make your client like you in the first 2 minutes because that is all the time you have got to prove your worth.

  • Once you are sure that the start of your presentation will captivate your client, proceed with the next important factor.

Introduce your company and talk about the services. Remember to add a little humor even when you are talking about your products or services. Never give your client a single chance to drift away from your presentation. Feed some interesting facts in between the introduction and the services.

  • Now you have your client focused on your presentation.

This is the actual time to tell your client what all you can do for them. Insert colorful diagrams to put forward your opinion. Say how you can take your client to the next big level. Focus on facts, and keep the data attractive yet simple and crisp. Don’t complicate the facts. This short meeting will end up with another meeting.So, try to keep it as understandable as possible.

  • Be careful about every point while preparing the presentation.

Take one step at a time. You can add flow chart template when explaining processes. Since these are visually appealing, it will automatically keep the clients engaged with you. Here you can focus on showing how both the ventures will be helping each other in growing or whatever you think is the right for this slide.

  • Stick with interesting facts.

Once you are done presenting the valuable data and figures, end your presentation with some interesting facts.

If you are confused about how to create flow charts or Venn Diagrams, you can always browse the net and get some good ideas on how to make those. Make sure the fascinating facts that you have used in your presentation urges the client to come forward and ask you questions. Engage them in conversation because there is no wall and no barriers which can keep you apart if you talk!

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Andre Bourque (SocialMarketingFella) is Editor Emeritus of Technorati.

He covers emerging trends and news in social, mobile, cloud, and related technologies.

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