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Talkbook screenshot on a phone

Handouts and followups for your presentations. Enter Talkbook

Slides make bad handouts. We all know that (though a depressing number of presenters act as though they don’t, and still insist on giving slides as follow up material). And in any case, giving people handouts during your presentations sucks the energy out of the room in a big way, as the pieces of paper are …