Presenting over the phone is a common occurrence in business today, whether you are doing a sales call, conducting a meeting or connecting with clients, partners or vendors.
The challenge with phone presentations is that your voice is the only element of body language that you have to support your words. So your voice becomes even more important than when doing in-person presentations since it can broadcast your lack of confidence to your audience.
Here are six strategies for how to sound confident when presenting over the phone:
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