Learning to Design PowerPoints like a Badass

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Tips, tools and tricks to help make presentations stand out about the crowd. Inspiration taken from @jessedee, @slidesthatrock and Don McMillan.

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Learning to Design PowerPoints like a Badass

  1. WELCOMEWe’re Gina and Dan
  2. Design is not just what itlooks and feels like.DESIGN ISHOW ITWORKS - Steve Jobs
  3. Please don’t write out everything you’regoing to say on a slide. The odds arethe people you’re giving thepresentation to are going to be readingand not listening to a thing you’resaying. Although this eliminates theneed to memorize your talk, it makesthe slides crowded, wordy and boring.Plus, your audience reads slides fasterthan you can talk, so you’ll lose youraudience’s attention before you evenreach the bottom of your first…
  4. (continued)…slide.
  5. WORLD HUNGERIn the Asian, African and Latin American countries, well over 500 millionpeople are living in what the World Bank has called "absolute poverty"Every year 15 million children die of hungerFor the price of one missile, a school full of hungry children could eat lunchevery day for 5 yearsThroughout the 1990s more than 100 million children will die from illnessand starvation. Those 100 million deaths could be prevented for the price often Stealth bombers, or what the world spends on its military in two days!The World Health Organization estimates that one-third of the world is well-fed, one-third is under-fed one-third is starving- Since youve entered this siteat least 200 people have died of starvation. Over 4 million will die this year.
  6. 15 millionCHILDREN DIEof hunger every year
  7. People should get your message in3 SECONDS
  8. People remember 10% of whatTHEY HEAR  
  9. but up to 65% of what theyHEAR AND SEE  
  10. MISCONCEPTIONS
  11. •  Contrary •  Avoid •  In•  To •  Excessive •  Fact,•  Popular •  bullet- •  The•  Belief •  Pointing, •  Term•  Having •  Only •  “Bullet-point”•  A •  Bullet •  Comes•  Bunch •  Key •  From•  Of •  Points. •  People•  Bullet •  Too •  Firing•  Points •  Many •  Guns•  Isn’t •  Bullet-points •  At•  Making •  And •  Annoying•  Your •  Your •  Presenters.•  Slide •  Key •  J/K•  Any •  Messages•  Shorter. •  Get •  Lost
  12. Animations should beSUBTLE
  13. P5 Leaderboard
  14. P5 Leaderboard Hyperlinks to information Rotating about P5 app featured dog, and download links to dog’s profile, etc. and social media/ sharing Links to dog’s profile info, data/stats, video and social media/sharing
  15. Working withIMAGES
  16. If you use clip art, we willDISOWN YOU
  17. Remember toC.R.A.P
  18. C ONTRASTREPETITIONALIGNMENTPROXIMITY
  19. CONTRAST EXAMPLES Contrast makes slides look slick and organized
  20. REPETITION EXAMPLES Repeat colors, fonts and image styles
  21. ALIGNMENT EXAMPLES Line up text, images and watch your margins
  22. PROXIMITY EXAMPLES Group similar or related elements together
  23. Let’s talk aboutFONTS
  24. Don’t use more than3 STYLES
  25. Comic Sans Papyrus Impact Calibri  Copper plate Gothic Curlz !
  26. Comic Sans Papyrus Impact Calibri  Copper plate Gothic Curlz !
  27. Give your presentation aCOLOR PALETTE
  28. Let’s talk aboutCHARTS & GRAPHS
  29. HOW DOES LADY GAGA LIKE HER STEAK? Well done Medium Rare Raw Raw Raw Raw Raw
  30. HOW DOES LADY GAGA LIKE HER STEAK? Well done Medium Rare Raw Raw Raw Raw Raw
  31. HOW DOES LADY GAGA LIKE HER STEAK? Well done 10% Medium 10% Rare Raw Raw Raw 10% Raw Raw 70%
  32. HOW DOES LADY GAGA LIKE HER STEAK? Well done 10% Medium 10% Rare Raw Raw Raw 10% Raw Raw 70%
  33. Remember: it’s not about the numbers. It’s aboutWHAT THEY MEAN
  34. So now you’re done. Have you answeredWHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY?
  35. Go back through andCUT, CUT, CUT(you probably have too much information on your slides)
  36. Do you really needNUMBERED SLIDES?
  37. Slide #6,275,446  Why remind people howLONG this is going?  
  38. Finally, always remember to RECAP
  39. 1 2PUNCHY VISUAL 3 4COHESIVE RELEVANT
  40. QUESTIONS?
  41. THANKS!www.ginaholder.com

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