Frequently Asked Questions

What is The SpeechOutline App?

A set of online tools designed to help you prepare your Speech or Presentation quickly and effectively – including a VideoCoach to guide you through the planning process and give you guidelines and principles to be a more relaxed, persuasive communicator.

 

Who will benefit the most from SpeechOutline App?

Individuals benefit by reducing preparation time, feeling more control when speaking and becoming more effective at connecting with audiences and getting messages across.

Organisations benefit in 3 ways:

1) The time savings (and therefore cost savings) mean improved productivity for everybody who makes business presentations.

2) A greater ability to manage messages to ensure that important branding themes are conveyed consistently.

3) The SpeechOutline App is an important tool to help build a culture of clear and engaging communication, which helps reduce misunderstandings and leverages the knowledge and skills of everybody in the organisation.

 

How much does it cost?

Nothing, it is absolutely free!

 

What common results are other clients seeing from using The SpeechOutline App?

Preparation time (and frustration) for important talks is reduced 50-80%. Wasted effort is reduced because a proven process helps focus people's energy. Better presentations get more support for ideas. Users can think clearly and more objectively, therefore, make better decisions about messages and information structure.

 

Can I store ALL my Outlines in The SpeechOutline App?

YES! Storage is unlimited.

 

What is VideoCoach?

Anywhere, anytime coaching and reinforcement using video for instruction and training that mirror the time you would spend with a presentation consultant. Gives you direction, builds your skills, and keeps you sharp.

 

How long will it take for my team to get up and running on The SpeechOutline App?

About 10 minutes!

 

Do I need to install software or plugins?

No, simply create an account at SpeechOutline.com and login through your web browser.

 

Where is my data stored and is it backed up?

Amazon AWS and EC2 servers. This is the same technology underpinning amazon.com. Your data is SSL-protected. SSL is an encryption technology used by banks and e-commerce Web sites. Access is controlled by you.

Data is backed up every second thanks to a real-time database replication.

 

What kind of help is available?

Learning-on-demand video is integrated throughout the application so that you can access help at anytime. A community forum is coming that will capture and make available questions/answers to common issues, tips and advise and getting the most out of the tools.

 

Endless Sticky Notes

SpeechOutline App uses a cool metaphor of Sticky Notes on a template, and they are color-coded. Yellow for key message + structure and white for details.

 

Video Coaching

Zoom fit-to-page, print to PDF. Watch the videos of Cam coaching you.

 

Export

Download a file that opens instantly in PowerPoint. This automatically creates slides which contain your Chunk Structure in a persuasive slide format. (There’s also a text download if you prefer).

 

No Mobile Support

Only works on desktop (But here's a iOS app)

 

Doesn't work with Apple Keynote

 

Share Your Outlines

  1. All your outlines are automatically saved in my outlines page
  2. Your list of outlines can be accessed from the IOS App
  3. You can share any outline with any other user
  4. Your shared outline will show up in the other users list of outlines, so they can access your outline using the IOS app
  5. You can work on shared outlines live with other users
  6. This is a great way for marketing teams to share key messages with sales teams.