Who will see this? What action do I want them to take? What do I want them to know?
This is a slide. Slides are similar to Microsoft Word documents: You can add text, photos, page numbers, tables, headers and footers… (and clip art…but don’t use clip art!)
But they are different, too. With slides, I can also: create unusual layouts add music and video add animations include diagrams and charts Slides do not have margins. So you can move objects right to the edge!
Select your layout
Add a background (less is more)
Arrange your content One idea per slide. (Remember, slides are free, so you can use as many as you want.)
Rule of Thumb: 10-20-30 10 slides 20 minutes 30 point font – or larger!
Font size = Age of oldest person in the audience This is 20 point This is 36 point This is 44 point This is 54 point This is 72 point
Use a graphic element to make your point Q1 2007 Q2 2007 East 100% 98% West 40% 50%
Use the correct GT logo.
Use high quality photos.
Try GT’s online photo archive.
Use free online resources.
Use one font all the way through.
Get to the point.
Say exactly what you mean.
Keep it simple.
And now, what is possibly the best slide show in the world.
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