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Effective PowerPoint Presentations
Effective PowerPoint Presentations
Effective PowerPoint Presentations
Effective PowerPoint Presentations
Effective PowerPoint Presentations
Effective PowerPoint Presentations
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  • 1. Effective PowerPoint Presentations
    Ben Osterling
  • 2. Tell a Story
    Sell the idea to the audience.
    What the audience needs to know:
    Where we are now
    Where we want to end up
    How we’re going to get there
  • 3. One Thing at a Time
    The only thing on the screen should be the thing that you are talking about
    One point at a time to keep audience interested
  • 4. No Paragraphs!
    Jamming everything into a paragraph is
    Slides should be used as illustrations for the presentation
    Boring
  • 5. Use Audio/Video
    Audio
    Video
  • 6. Rule of 10:
    - Avoid using more than ten slides
  • 7. Summary
    Make sure the presentation is coherent and tells a story
    One bit of information on each slide at a time
    Avoid using paragraphs
    Enhance the presentation using audio/video
    Shoot for using 10 slides or less
  • 8. Sources
    "10 Tips for More Effective PowerPoint Presentations." Stepcase Lifehack.org. 24 Nov. 2010. Web. 06 Sept. 2011. <http://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/10-tips-for-more-effective-powerpoint-presentations.html>.
    "PowerPoint Presentation Tips." Microsoft.com. Web. 06 Sept. 2011. <http://www.microsoft.com/atwork/skills/presentations.aspx>.
    Roos, David. "HowStuffWorks "5 Tips for More Effective PowerPoint Presentations"" HowStuffWorks "Communication" Web. 06 Sept. 2011. <http://communication.howstuffworks.com/effective-powerpoint-presentations4.htm>

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