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Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
Presenting with Power: How to create an elegant & effective powerpoint presentation
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  • 1. Presenting with Power: The secret to creating elegant & effective PowerPoint presentations<br />
  • 2. Death by PowerPoint<br />
  • 3. Make your presentation effective by enhancing not detracting<br />Use less words to make your point<br />If your audience is reading, they’re not listening.<br />If you’re reading, your audience is not listening either.<br />Ask yourself if you really need that slide/picture/bullet point.<br />
  • 4. PowerPoint: a prompt not a crutch<br />Less is more<br />Reading is not listening<br />Just say no to the teleprompter<br />
  • 5. Templates: Irrelevant & Ineffective<br />
  • 6. Templates: Elegant & Effective<br />
  • 7. Technical stuff<br />Headers = 36 at least<br />Text > 22 pt<br />Fonts = San Serif<br />6 words/bullet<br />2-3 min/slide<br />Consistency<br />
  • 8. Choose colors wisely<br />
  • 9. Charts tell a story not a soap opera<br />
  • 10. Alignment & consistency<br />The Downtown Women’s Club offers:<br /><ul><li>Meetups
  • 11. Teleclasses
  • 12. eBooks
  • 13. Discounts
  • 14. & much more</li></li></ul><li>Alignment & consistency<br />The Downtown Women’s Club offers:<br /><ul><li>Meetups
  • 15. Teleclasses
  • 16. eBooks
  • 17. Discounts
  • 18. & much more</li></li></ul><li>Animations are so 1990s<br />Leave the flying to airplanes<br /><ul><li>Keep transitions unnoticeable
  • 19. And stock photography minimal</li></li></ul><li>“Elegance is the art of refusal.”<br />CoCo Chanel<br />
  • 20. 5 Steps to Great Presentations<br />
  • 21. 1. Grab them with your title<br />Promise benefits<br />Use numbers<br />Provoke curiosity<br />Evoke concern<br />PowerPoint 101<br />Presenting with Power: The secret to creating elegant & effective PowerPoint presentations<br />
  • 22. 2. Tell them stories<br />Personal & relevant<br />Beginning, middle & end<br />
  • 23. 3. WIFM = “What’s in it for me?”<br />
  • 24. 4. Practice<br />Out loud<br />In front of a mirror/on film<br />
  • 25. 5. Focus on logistics<br />Arrive early<br />Have technology back-up plans<br />Know your style & your stuff<br />
  • 26.
  • 27. Thank you!<br />Diane K. Danielson<br />New Media Marketing Consulting<br />Email: Diane@DKDnewmedia.com<br />Twitter: @DKDnewmedia<br />www.DianeDanielson.com<br />

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