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Unlocking the secrets to
AWESOME
Keynote Presentations
(Some of these should be familiar)
Do
Keep it simple -
Have NO more than 3
sentences per line and
NO more than 5
lines per slide.
Don’t
Have too many words or graphics. It’s not meant to be
an essay. If you are recording your voice you don’t
need peopl...
that are easy to read.
Arial TimesGils Sans Verdana
Use the fonts
Do
Don’t
Use fonts that are too small or
a size for the body
that is bigger than
the title.
Don’t Use Fonts that are
too hard to read
Don’t use fonts that are too hard to read
Don’t Use Fonts that are too
hard to r...
Do
Use plenty of ‘white’ or
empty space with images
as this helps keep the
viewer interested.
Don’t
Have lots of small images
on the slide...unless
Don’t
Have lots of small images
on the slide...unless
you want to emphasise something.
Do
Use images
that are as big
as you can
get.
Bigger numbers are betterBigger numbers are betterBigger numbers are betterB...
You can always make them
smaller!
Don’t
Take a small image
Don’t
and make it big.
It becomes pixelated
and looks rubbish.
Do
Use animations
or transition
that add to
your message,
mood or topic.
It can really
engage the
viewer.
Don’t
Use effects that
have no meaning. Use effects that
look annoying.
Use effects that
take too long.
Use more than one
...
Do
Use theme
Use contrasting colours
Use no more than colours per slide
1
2
Light text on dark background
Dark text on light background
Don’t
Create
a
rainbow
with heaps of
colours
per
slide.
It
doesn’t
m
ake
for good
viewing
at
all!
Tips for Creating a Great Keynote
Tips for Creating a Great Keynote
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  1. 1. Unlocking the secrets to AWESOME Keynote Presentations (Some of these should be familiar)
  2. 2. Do Keep it simple - Have NO more than 3 sentences per line and NO more than 5 lines per slide.
  3. 3. Don’t Have too many words or graphics. It’s not meant to be an essay. If you are recording your voice you don’t need people to read everything word for word. Ask yourself,“What’s important?” “Do I really need to have everything up on the screen?” “Is this really interesting for the viewer?”
  4. 4. that are easy to read. Arial TimesGils Sans Verdana Use the fonts Do
  5. 5. Don’t Use fonts that are too small or a size for the body that is bigger than the title.
  6. 6. Don’t Use Fonts that are too hard to read Don’t use fonts that are too hard to read Don’t Use Fonts that are too hard to read (Don’t use fonts that are too hard to read.)
  7. 7. Do Use plenty of ‘white’ or empty space with images as this helps keep the viewer interested.
  8. 8. Don’t Have lots of small images on the slide...unless
  9. 9. Don’t Have lots of small images on the slide...unless
  10. 10. you want to emphasise something.
  11. 11. Do Use images that are as big as you can get. Bigger numbers are betterBigger numbers are betterBigger numbers are betterBigger numbers are betterBigger numbers are betterBigger numbers are better
  12. 12. You can always make them smaller!
  13. 13. Don’t Take a small image
  14. 14. Don’t and make it big. It becomes pixelated and looks rubbish.
  15. 15. Do Use animations or transition that add to your message, mood or topic.
  16. 16. It can really engage the viewer.
  17. 17. Don’t Use effects that have no meaning. Use effects that look annoying. Use effects that take too long. Use more than one effect on a slide.
  18. 18. Do Use theme Use contrasting colours Use no more than colours per slide 1 2
  19. 19. Light text on dark background
  20. 20. Dark text on light background
  21. 21. Don’t Create a rainbow with heaps of colours per slide. It doesn’t m ake for good viewing at all!
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