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  • 1. PowerPoint with Flavor Ellyssa Kroski
  • 2. How to Spice Up Your Presentations
    • 14 Presentation Best Practices
    • Tips to Optimize PowerPoint
    • Alternatives to PowerPoint
    • Resources
  • 3. Best Practices
  • 4. #1 People Can Read
  • 5. #2 Stories, not…
  • 6. #3 Don’t Start with History
  • 7. #4 Don’t Use Illegible Fonts
  • 8. #5 Transitions Can be Irritating
  • 9. #6 Limit Text
  • 10. #7 Use Quality Images
  • 11. #8 Provide an Agenda
  • 12. #9 Keep the Lights On
  • 13. #10 Mix it Up with Video http://tinyurl.com/2r7p2r
  • 14. #11 Use Color for Emphasis
  • 15. #12 Practice!!!!
  • 16. #13 You don’t have to be Steve Jobs
  • 17. #14 Don’t Go Overboard
  • 18. PowerPoint Tips
  • 19. Slide Sorter
  • 20. Slide Master
  • 21. Shapes
  • 22. Custom Animations
  • 23. Record Narration
  • 24. Alternatives to PowerPoint
  • 25. Alternatives to PowerPoint
    • Presentation Software
      • Web-based Presentation Apps
        • http://mashable.com/2008/02/16/forget-powerpoint-online-presentations
      • Open Office
        • http://www.openoffice.org
    • Slideshare
      • http:// www.slideshare.net
      • Social
      • Upload to Facebook & other networks
      • Blog Sidebar
  • 26. Alternatives to PowerPoint
    • Wikis
      • PBWiki
        • http:// pbwiki.com
      • WetPaint Wiki
        • http://www.wetpaint.com
    • Video
      • Common Craft “In Plain English”
        • http:// www.commoncraft.com
      • Screencasting Applications
        • http://mashable.com/2008/02/21/screencasting-video-tutorials
  • 27. Resources
    • Images
      • Flickr’s Creative Commons Search
        • http://flickr.com/creativecommons
      • Free/Low-Cost Stock Photo List
        • http://presentationzen.blogs.com/presentationzen/2006/01/where_can_you_f.html
      • Web/Technology Comics
        • http://blaugh.com
    • Image Generators
      • http://txt2pic.com
      • http://www.comicstripgenerator.com
      • http://generatorblog.blogspot.com
      • http:// www.customsigngenerator.com
  • 28. Resources
  • 29. Resources
    • Toastmasters International
      • http://www.toastmasters.org
      • Public Speaking Practice
      • Non-Profit organization
      • 11,500 clubs in 92 countries
      • 226,000 members
      • Weekly Meetings
  • 30. Resources
    • The Experts
      • Presentation Zen
        • http://www.presentationzen.com
      • Guy Kawasaki
        • http://blog.guykawasaki.com
      • Seth Godin
        • http://sethgodin.typepad.com
      • Masayoshi Takahashi
        • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Takahashi_method
      • Lawrence Lessig
        • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_Lessig#Lessig_Method
      • Steve Jobs
        • http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs
  • 31. Resources
    • Good PowerPoint Examples
      • Meet Henry
        • http://www.slideshare.net/chereemoore/meet-henry
      • Death by PowerPoint
        • http://www.slideshare.net/thecroaker/death-by-powerpoint
      • Shift Happens
        • http://www.slideshare.net/jbrenman/shift-happens-33834
  • 32. Ellyssa Kroski
    • [email_address]
    • Blogs:
    • iLibrarian
    • http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian
    • InfoTangle
    • http://infotangle.blogsome.com
    • http:// www.slideshare.net/ellyssa