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SLIDES
& 20 tipsfor tamingthem
1
Content comes
before slides
2
Think like a
minimalist
3
Be consistent
with the look of
your slides
4
Stay clear of
PowerPoint
templates
5
Stick to one
idea per slide
6
Tell a story with
your slides
7
Use a colour
scheme
8
Choose striking,
high-resolution
images
9
Source images
from stock
libraries or 
DIY
S Serif ans Serif
(with feet) (without feet)
10
Choose a 
sans serif 
font
11
Use a minimum
of 30 point font
size
12
Avoid too much
text on slides
13
Don’t treat slides
as a teleprompt
14
Slides should
never double as a
handout
15
Use PowerPoint
animations
sparingly
16
Use gridlines and
guides for
alignment
17
Don’t reinvent the
wheel, be
inspired by great
designs
18
Work hard on
your slides
19
Lots of tweaking
will give you a
polished end
product
Photograph	
  courtesy	
  of	
  Fairfax	
  Media	
  –	
  Craig	
  Abraham	
  
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And remember…
it’s OK to break
the rules
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  1. 1. SLIDES & 20 tipsfor tamingthem
  2. 2. 1 Content comes before slides
  3. 3. 2 Think like a minimalist
  4. 4. 3 Be consistent with the look of your slides
  5. 5. 4 Stay clear of PowerPoint templates
  6. 6. 5 Stick to one idea per slide
  7. 7. 6 Tell a story with your slides
  8. 8. 7 Use a colour scheme
  9. 9. 8 Choose striking, high-resolution images
  10. 10. 9 Source images from stock libraries or DIY
  11. 11. S Serif ans Serif (with feet) (without feet) 10 Choose a sans serif font
  12. 12. 11 Use a minimum of 30 point font size
  13. 13. 12 Avoid too much text on slides
  14. 14. 13 Don’t treat slides as a teleprompt
  15. 15. 14 Slides should never double as a handout
  16. 16. 15 Use PowerPoint animations sparingly
  17. 17. 16 Use gridlines and guides for alignment
  18. 18. 17 Don’t reinvent the wheel, be inspired by great designs
  19. 19. 18 Work hard on your slides
  20. 20. 19 Lots of tweaking will give you a polished end product
  21. 21. Photograph  courtesy  of  Fairfax  Media  –  Craig  Abraham   20 And remember… it’s OK to break the rules
  22. 22. makegreat.com.au!
  23. 23. If you like this presentation share it!
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