The 10/20/30 Rule

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An overview of Guy Kawasaki's 10/20/30 Rule for PowerPoint presentations: 10 Slides, 20 Minutes, 30 Point Font

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The 10/20/30 Rule

  1. The 10/20/30 Rule<br />How To Make PowerPoint<br />Presentations Suck Less<br />Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mamchenkov/517724404/<br />
  2. A PowerPoint presentation should have 10 Slides, last no more than20 Minutes, and use no font smaller than 30 Points.<br />Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ericmmartin/4305289049/<br />
  3. 10 Slide Example<br />Problem<br />Solution<br />Business Model<br />Underlying Magic<br />Marketing<br />Competition<br /> Team<br /> Projections<br /> Timeline<br /> Summary<br />Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rostad/3638227999/<br />
  4. 20 Minutes =<br />10 Minutes of Set Up<br />20 Minutes of Presentation<br />20 Minutes of Discussion<br />10 Minutes of Chit-Chat<br />Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kwerfeldein/2448762140/<br />
  5. 30 Point Font<br />Find the most important points<br />Explain them well<br />Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmrosenfeld/2952999865/<br />
  6. When in doubt,<br />make the font BIGGER<br />Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/w00kie/518846524/<br />
  7. Alt Font Size:<br />Take the age of the oldest person in the room, and divide it by two.<br />Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/spunter/494650138/<br />
  8. Make Interesting Slides!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3048731033/<br />
  9. Thanks!By: Cory O’Brienhttp://coryobrien.com/@CoryOBrien<br />Credit: Guy Kawasaki<br />http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2005/12/the_102030_rule.html<br />

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