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Prezi Presentations - Take Your Power Points to the Next Level

Powerpoint presentations are still being used all across the Country at seminars, during webinars, and even at coffee tables with clients.  So what is the point of using a Powerpoint?  Is it just because it came with your Microsoft Office? Is it to keep us on point during our presentations?  Could it be the fancy transitions and cool custom effects?  Maybe it's to impress those we are sharing it with, or maybe it's all of the above? 

If you like a great presentation, then you'll want to check out Prezi.com.

Prezi is a slick alternative for those who want to stay on track, impress their audience, and access their creations for download or to share them over the internet. No software is required.  No time is needed to learn.  No costs to use it.  No reason to not check it out.  I have a great presentation that John Robinson at Zillow put together using some of our tools and services, but first I want you see what Prezi is all about.

Take a look at this "Prezi"tation below, check it out yourself, and see how your next presentation could have the potential to really stand out and razzle-dazzle your audience or clients.  I can only imagine some of the listing presentations and community stuff some of you would create with this. If you find this another useful tool in your kit, and you create something astonishing, please share it here with others. Seeing some of the great creations already out there can really help others when it comes to designing and creating their own.

*TIP: Click "PLAY" then select the "MORE" option in the player, choose "autoplay" and "fullscreen" which make the presentation more fun to watch and less work having to click to advance each slide.

Here's a few other ideas on what some folks have done using Prezi. http://prezi.com/explore Enjoy.

 

     

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Comment balloon 19 commentsBrad Andersohn • March 14 2011 10:59AM

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Brad ...What a Great way to keep people focused on the idea/item !!!!   Hence the word presentation!!!     Thanks for information

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Posted by marti garaughty, a highly caffeinated creative type... (garaughty.com) over 8 years ago

Robert - I have been working on Prezi myself, but this one will take a while.  Gathering all the info, video, images etc. then putting it all together is fun but more time consuming than I realized.  The easy presentations go quick, but the one I'm doing will be a little more entailed. Hope to have it up soon....

Marti - You're too good to me, thanks!  Love those features~  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 8 years ago

This is a great tool.  I checked out a few examples and really liked the comparison of PowerPoint to a crime scene! Very funny.

Posted by Peggy Chirico, REALTOR® 860-748-8900, Hartford & Tolland County Real Estate (Prudential CT Realty) over 8 years ago

That's pretty impressive stuff Brad. I'm off to go check it out now. Thank you for this.

Posted by Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor (Helping people in transition) over 8 years ago

Brad- I've been thinking of a powerpoint presentation but will check this out.

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) over 8 years ago

Brad, this is a wonderful tool you've made available to us.  Thank you.  I just ran the tutorial and saw an overview of how the program works.  I've got a buyers sellers workshop coming up the end of the month and now I'm excited to make it as impressive as I can.  Thank you, once again, for another wonderful tool we can use through Prezi.

Posted by Karen L. Pietsch, Cary Property Pros. Cary Property Pros Premier Real Estate (Cary Property Pros - 4 Sale Realty, Inc.) over 8 years ago

This is great information Brad.. I will have to bookmark this blog so I can check out the tutorial once I have some down time this evening.

Posted by Stacey Smith, Your Orange County Beach Cities Realtor (Keller Williams Realty) over 8 years ago

Brad, I love Prezi!  I have created a few presentations and it's so easy, even I can use it, lol.

You have been in my thoughts and prayers Brad.  I'm thinking of you my friend.

Posted by Elizabeth Cooper-Golden, Huntsville AL MLS (Huntsville Alabama Real Estate, (@ Homes Realty Group)) over 8 years ago

Didn't know about this.  Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Ann Dail, Broker/Realtor,CRS, ePRO, SRS, B.A.Chem (Baton Rouge Area Homes, Louisiana, USA, 225-761-0551) over 8 years ago

Hi Brad, I've never seen this so will check it out. It definitely is more eye catching. You do share the coolest stuff...thank you!

Posted by Cindy Westfall, ABR,GRI Your Tualatin & Portland Metro Real Estate (Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon) over 8 years ago

Brad

I use Powerpoint quite a bit but this sounds like a great alternative. I will definitely check it out. I like the notion of free, too. And the fact that you can embed them.

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) over 8 years ago

Next I'll be showing everyone how to create custom graphics using Powerpoint so don't throw it out with the bathwater just yet!!  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 8 years ago

Brad--Thank you for this post.  The difference in the presentations is like night and day.  I'm going to check this out right now. 

Posted by Janet Jones, Home Staging, Interior Redesign Kihei, Maui, Hawaii (Just Your Style Interiors, LLC) over 8 years ago

This is a great presentation tool and since it's free to use, everyone should at least give it a glance. Some of the samples I have already seen make me realize Prezi's potential. Unfortunately because of that, the creative perfectionist is coming out in me, and I can't seem to finish the one I recently started!?!  Has that ever happened to you?  lol~  :-)

BTW~

Now imagine doing an auto-play of a Prezi, record it using screencast.com, then add a narration...  some background music.. and you've got a rockin video for uploading to Youtube.  Just watch it go viral!!  hmmm....Aren't I such an optimist?  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 8 years ago

Brad - Seems I learn in spite of myself. Very nice information to which I will use. Thanks. May you continue to have this music in your ear

Posted by Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale (Homes By Cross, Inc. ) over 8 years ago

Wow Brad this looks very cool. I will definitely have to check it out. I will be interested to see how much more time this takes versus putting together a Powerpoint presentation.

Posted by Roy Paeth, Just a regular guy helping real people! (Keller Williams Inspire) over 8 years ago

Thanks Brad-tried it and so much easier and better than powerpoint

Posted by Tim Peterson, Realtor Safety Training Classes (Wisconsin Realtor Safety and Concealed Carry Classes) over 8 years ago

Cool Tim - some folks find Prezi to ber more difficlt to create but the presentations have the potential to really be awesome.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) over 8 years ago

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