Good Presenter to Great Presenter
Prezi touts that they can provide the tools to help you become a great presenter. Prezi offers a few more features that PowerPoint in that it contains motion and the custom templates show quickly how ideas relate to one another. There are interesting features that can be added to entertain the audience.
Prezi is cloud-based which allows the user to present from anywhere, anytime. This is a great feature. The presentation can be shown and edited from many devices such as browser, desktop, iPad, iPhone, or android device.
Prezi has a fee for various levels of use. They do have reduced fees for students and teachers. There are three levels, Enjoy, Pro and Teams. The fees range from $10 per month to $13.25 per month for the Teams level. There is a 7 day free trial available and also a public account that is free. However, any Prezi created under these accounts are publically visible and would not be a good option for businesses.
Graphics vs. Traditional?
PowerPoint and Prezi have different pros and cons. Certainly knowing your audience would influence your decision on which presentation method to choose. Prezi ‘s specific advantages include visual impact, features, and movement. PowerPoint’s advantages include flexibility, fact presentation, and personalization. Images and videos can be included in both. Most people who use PowerPoint do not use all the features. In the end, both Prezi and PowerPoint have capabilities for presenting facts in a creative manner if you know how to use all the features.