How to present through your audience's smartphone
You've got a slick presentation, its memorable, you've got an engaging story-line but you still don't seem to be able to get all your audience's attention; they've still got their faces in their smartphones. Sound familiar? Do you get angry about it? Do you think its rude? Are they telling you your presentation is boring?
Recent research has found that smartphone users (i.e. most of us) check their phone more than 1500 times a week and four in ten said they've, at one time or another, checked their Emails automatically without even thinking.
As a presenter, you might think there's nothing you can do about it; attention-spans are shortening and we're all addicted to the real-time connections smartphones give us.
Maybe there's a way to turn a negative into a positive...how about presenting through their own smartphones.
I've been playing around with www.swipe.to. Its currently free and easy to use. Here's how...
Try it out and tell me what you think? Are there other ways of doing this?
Check out the Microsoft smartphone addiction video...OK, its a quite dated but its still so true...