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A helpful recipe for making better PowerPoint Presentations. Includes information on fonts, graphics, templates, and more.

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  • 1. Start here. The rest is just icing on the cake. A helpful recipe for making better PowerPoint Presentations.

2. One ideaper slide, people. 3. Not this 4. That dude in the back row who cant read bullet 43 on slide one... yah...hes not the problem. Cram too much content into one slide and youll lose your audience quickly. 5. Simple graphics for a quick read. 6. Not this Any idea whats happening here? (Didnt think so.) 7. A big complex graphic isnt going to keep them from daydreaming about whatll be on the lunch buffet. Hold their attention with graphics that are uncomplicated, impactful, and clear. 8. Give it a breakor youre gonna lose them. 9. Do this Not this blah blah blah... blah blah ahhh...! 10. Ok, maybe not kittens, but you get the point. Using header slides to visually separate the content into sections adds natural breaks to longer presentations. 11. Keep control of your fonts. 12. They see thisYou see this Financial Outlook EARNINGS are at a record HIGH. The forcast is strong and we should continue to move ahead in a position of STRENGTH in the next quarter. Financial Outlook EARNING S are at a record HIGH.The forcast is strong and we should continue to move ahead in a position of STRENGTH in the next quarter. 13. Sure, that font is fun. Until it defaults to Arial and your sentences fall off the slide. Sticking with commonly used fonts in your deck makes it easier to manage and helps maintain its integrity. 14. Nix the extra clickswith transitions. 15. Not thisDo this Concept builds over 4 slides using built-in slide transitions Complicated animations are difficult to manage. (And make for lousy hand-outs.) 16. It can be painful to watch a huge graphic animate on, click...by painful click. Animations can distract from your presentation. Use the built-in transitions between slides before adding bling. 17. Templates are your new best friend. 18. like this TITLE SECTION GRAPHIC TEXT 1 19. Keeping it fresh does not mean making every single slide look completely different. Using just a few different slide styles will keep the focus on the content. 20. Print, web, interactive & motion design. www.stormship.com contact us for presentations, animation and videos