How to Make an Effective Presentation

This Business Opportunities Weblog post refers to a post by Guy Kawasaki offering the following advice on how to get a standing ovation at your next presentation:

"Have something interesting to say.
Cut the sales pitch.
Focus on entertaining. Understand the audience.
Don't denigrate the competition.
Tell stories.
Pre-circulate with the audience.
Speak at the start of an event.
Ask for a small room.
Practice and speak all the time. "