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Prezi HOTSHOT

Book Description

Create amazing Prezis presentations with ten exciting Prezi projects

In Detail

Prezi is a new and marvelous approach to the visualization of information, with over 30 million users across the globe. It's used all over the world for business presentations, pitches, and TED talks. Prezi is different; it is based on mind mapping, and uses an infinite canvas.

This book will walk you through 10 different and exciting projects to help you get the most out of Prezi. This step-by-step tutorial focuses on specific topics that differ in complexity and technologies used. This book covers the way professionals build their prezis, as well as the way they think during the presentation process. You'll learn a lot of practical details and tips for other tools as well.

What You Will Learn

  • Build amazing corporate presentations using the unique seven-step method
  • Learn how to present boring stuff in a better way using infographics
  • Recognize how to create astonishing animations for your prezis
  • Learn how to use Prezi's API for interactivity with Prezi
  • Present yourself with Prezi and create a prezumé
  • Get familiar with tips and tricks to create an award-winning prezi
  • Downloading the example code for this book. You can download the example code files for all Packt books you have purchased from your account at http://www.PacktPub.com. If you purchased this book elsewhere, you can visit http://www.PacktPub.com/support and register to have the files e-mailed directly to you.

    Table of Contents

    1. Prezi HOTSHOT
      1. Table of Contents
      2. Prezi HOTSHOT
      3. Credits
      4. About the Author
      5. Acknowledgments
      6. About the Reviewers
      7. www.PacktPub.com
        1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
          1. Why Subscribe?
          2. Free Access for Packt account holders
      8. Preface
        1. What this book covers
        2. What you need for this book
        3. Who this book is for
        4. Conventions
        5. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        6. Task 1
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        7. Mission accomplished
        8. A Hotshot challenge / Hotshot challenges
        9. Reader feedback
        10. Customer support
          1. Downloading the color images of this book
          2. Errata
          3. Piracy
          4. Questions
      9. 1. The Fastest Way to Go from an Idea to a Prezi
        1. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        2. You have an idea but where do you start?
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        3. Brainstorming in Prezi
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        4. From brainstorm to mind map
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          3. Classified intel
        5. Filling in the details
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
            1. Creating path step 1 and the end
            2. Creating path step 2
            3. Creating path step 3
            4. Creating path step 4
            5. Other path steps
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        6. How should you present your mind map?
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        7. Mission accomplished
        8. A Hotshot challenge
      10. 2. Present Yourself with a Prezumé
        1. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        2. What's your goal?
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        3. Gathering all the information
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
            1. Writing your résumé
            2. Collecting visual material
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        4. Structuring and choosing content
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        5. Getting creative!
          1. Engage thrusters
            1. Examples
            2. Creative ideas
            3. Using templates
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        6. Creating your prezumé from start to finish
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        7. Sharing your prezumé
          1. Prepare for lift off
            1. A free Public account
            2. Enjoy or Pro account
          2. Engage thrusters
            1. Sharing with the world
            2. Sharing with a specific person
            3. Embedding your prezumé on your website
            4. Adding prezi to your Facebook timeline
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        8. Mission accomplished
        9. A Hotshot challenge
      11. 3. I Want to Use Prezi for My Lessons
        1. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        2. Identifying learning content
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        3. Creating an overview
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        4. Creating the content
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        5. Determining the look and feel
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        6. Switching between topics
          1. Engage thrusters
            1. Creating the path
            2. Navigating through the prezi
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        7. Mission accomplished
        8. A Hotshot challenge
      12. 4. Designing a Serious Corporate Presentation
        1. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        2. Defining your strategy
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
            1. What's your goal?
            2. What's your message?
            3. Who's your audience?
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        3. Brainstorming the content
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        4. Defining the title and keywords
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        5. Thinking of a good concept
          1. Engage thrusters
            1. Examples of creative concepts
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          3. Classified intel
        6. What's the story you want to tell?
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
            1. (myowns2m)
            2. (call to action)
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        7. Creating your storyboard
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
            1. Dividing your story into views
            2. Drawing your storyboard
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        8. Defining colors, fonts, and other design issues
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        9. Creating your presentation
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        10. Mission accomplished
        11. A Hotshot challenge
      13. 5. Presenting in the PechaKucha Style
        1. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        2. Understanding PechaKucha
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete
        3. Using PechaKucha in Prezi
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        4. Using images
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          3. Classified intel
        5. Presenting your idea in the PechaKucha style
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        6. Using your creativity
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        7. Mission accomplished
        8. A Hotshot challenge
      14. 6. Presenting Boring Stuff in a Better Way
        1. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        2. Rethinking your data
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        3. Creating great graphs
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        4. Visualizing locations
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        5. Making interesting timelines
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        6. Limiting your lists
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        7. Putting it all together
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        8. Mission accomplished
        9. A Hotshot challenge
      15. 7. I Really Like Those Hand-drawn Prezis
        1. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        2. Let's draw!
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        3. From a drawing to a vectorized image
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        4. Putting it together in Prezi
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        5. Mission accomplished
        6. A Hotshot challenge
      16. 8. Let's Animate Your Prezi
        1. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        2. Main idea – the Prezi machine
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        3. Where do I get great illustrations?
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        4. Building the basics
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
            1. The happy girl
            2. The machine
            3. A machine with gauges
            4. The pipes
            5. The small parts
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        5. Creating animations in Flash
          1. Engage thrusters
            1. Moving the machine
            2. Popping out the smoke clouds
            3. Rotating gauge pointers
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          3. Classified intel
        6. Putting it all together in Prezi
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        7. Mission accomplished
        8. A Hotshot challenge
      17. 9. More Interactivity with the Prezi Player API
        1. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        2. Embedding the prezi
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        3. Creating the menu
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          3. Classified intel
        4. Making it work
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        5. Creating a submenu
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        6. Mission accomplished
        7. A Hotshot challenge
      18. 10. Creating an Award-winning Prezi
        1. Mission briefing
          1. Why is it awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot objectives
          3. Mission checklist
        2. Learning about the assignment
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        3. Explaining the process
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
          4. Classified intel
        4. Creating the prezi
          1. Engage thrusters
          2. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        5. Creating special effects
          1. Prepare for lift off
          2. Engage thrusters
            1. Using a 3D background
            2. Using voice-overs
            3. Creating the video of the eye
          3. Objective complete – mini debriefing
        6. Mission accomplished
        7. A Hotshot challenge
      19. Index