Check out my recent post on the Constant Contact Community Blog:
When you present, it’s important for you to connect to the audience so they pay attention and understand your message. Here are 9 strategies for engaging the audience:
1. Know the audience
If you know the audience and understand how they like to receive information, it's much easier for you to construct a presentation that makes sense to them. For example, you lead off with a problem statement and then provide a solution. Or, you go chronologically through the history of this project. If you speak “their language,” it will be easier to keep their attention.
Read the rest of it here: https://community.constantcontact.com/t5/Member-Blog-Marketing/How-to-Engage-the-Audience-When-Presenting/ba-p/266543