Build rapport with your audience by demonstrating how you are like them. Imagine if you could be an audience whisperer.
Speak to an Audience of One
Presentation Tips 02: Speak to an Audience of One
Imagine how you might feel when you’re sitting in an audience listening to a speaker and it feels like the speaker is talking directly to you. It seems more like a one-to-one conversation despite the audience present.
Now imagine that you could convey that intimate feeling when you are the speaker.
The secret is to speak as if you’re speaking to one person. Sounds simple yet few speakers have mastered this technique.
How to Build Rapport and Connect with Your Audience
Do you want your message to resonate with your audience? The message is more likely to land well, be received and trusted if you have connected with your audience. They must know, like and trust you. How can you accomplish that? By building rapport rapidly near the beginning of your presentation.
Ten Tips to Establish Rapport with Your Audience
Start building rapport early in your presentation and reinforce it throughout your presentation. To establish stronger rapport with your audience, use these 10 rapport-building techniques during your presentation.