025 Enjoy Pitching: Using Imagery

This the third episode of a trilogy on enjoying pitching, and today we are focussing on using imagery so that you can enjoy pitching.  We’re talking to Crocodile Wrestler Martin Barnes about how essential visuals are to getting your message across – they are not a luxury and shouldn’t be an afterthought.  We cover everything from idea showers, to processing your ideas, wire-framing and then creating your pitch.

Key takeaways include:

  • A pitch or presentation is not a brochure!
  • Images should amplify your message without words;
  • It’s easier to remember key points with good visuals;
  • Slide design is easy when you know what you want to say;
  • If you have boring slides, you will probably come across as boring.

Listen in to hear where Martin gets his best images from, and where you can find them too.  Martin is on a mission to help everyone to enjoy pitching, and this is a fun session with loads more brilliant insights in using images to give you confidence next time you pitch.


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About Martin Barnes

Martin is a crocodile wrestler and pitch coach who provides coaching and consulting to help businesses and start ups.  He has worked with an impressive list of clients, has written CEO conference talks, created investor decks, developed brand stories and much more.  From his 20 years of experience in design, film and advertising pitching to clients, Martin believes that every time you increase your value as a professional it is because you are pitching.  His business is about helping you to enjoy pitching and be successful in the spotlight.

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