"Few things are more frustrating than listening to someone talk their way through a long, dull deck," writes Katie Harrington for PR Daily. "PowerPoint is the default mode of presenting. It’s familiar, cheap and easily stored it on a USB stick. However, it’s also often abused by communicators who give boring speeches accompanied by seemingly endless, lackluster slides."

Harrington adds, "Whether you’re presenting something you hope will earn you a promotion or pitching potential clients, it might be time to try something new. If you’re aiming to be memorable, dare to be different. Here are three ideas that can set you apart from your competitors."