Make Sure Your Slides Are #EXPLANASTORY™ - @yanceyu

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EXPLANASTORY™ means that your slide deck should be able to read, understand, and comprehend without the assistance of a dictionary, audio voice over, or having to stop and think about what the content is trying to explain on each and every slide.

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Make Sure Your Slides Are #EXPLANASTORY™ - @yanceyu

  1. ASTORYEXPLAN-Make sure your slides areTM
  2. Let’s start with onlinepresentations that areNOT EXPLANASTORY.
  3. Ugly OnlinePresentation
  4. Boring stuff
  5. Ugly OnlinePresentationMore boring stuff
  6. Still awake there?
  7. NOT EXPLANASTORY
  8. Still awake there?Nice PresentationOnline
  9. Still awake there?This is pretty
  10. Ooh, this is pretty too
  11. Still awake there?But do you understand?
  12. NOT EXPLANASTORY
  13. Now let’s examine livepresentations that areNOT EXPLANASTORY.
  14. Boring LivePresentationpage 1 of 200Presented by: Dr. Lame PHD, MBA, XYZ
  15. Aren’t  you  bored?  Can  you  even  follow  along?  Do  you  want  to  follow  along?  I  bet  you  already  stopped  reading  at  this  point  because  there’s  too  much  text  on  this  slide.  Good  thing  you  have  me  to  read  the  informa@on  directly  off  my  slides  for  you.  Not  to  men@on  completely  ignoring  you  in  the  process.  Look at all my text!
  16. Maybe i’ll add bullets28%24%9%8%7%6%4%4%3%3%2%2%1%• That’ll  make  you  pay  aFen@on  for  sure.  • Oh  no,  I  forgot  what  I  was  talking  about.  Time  to  read  from  my  notes  now.• But  hey,  at  least  I  have  a  preFy  liFle  pie  chart  to  keep  you  interested  right?
  17. •  Alright,  now  the  glasses  are  coming  off.•  Now  you  listen  here,  blah  blah.  •  Blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  blah  •  That’s  all  you’re  hearing  because  my  presenta@on  sucks.  Thank  you.Yes! Let’s continue
  18. NOT EXPLANASTORY
  19. presentationPrettylive
  20. Look at me! I’m soenergetic and cute!
  21. But without text,do you understandmy presentation?
  22. Let’s see...
  23. NOT EXPLANASTORY
  24. Ok, so what exactly isEXPLANASTORY?
  25. I am YanceyUnequivocally!
  26. Allow meto explain...
  27. In simple terms,it means to“explain”a “story”.
  28. “The ability tounderstanda presentationwithoutsomeone elsepresentingit to them.”
  29. All of our marketingprojects are formattedEXPLANASTORY.
  30. Here are a few examples:
  31. How about this one?
  32. And don’t forget...
  33. You can understandthese presentations solelyby viewing their slides.
  34. Why isEXPLANASTORYeffective?
  35. Because it combinesstories, statistics,and great visualsappealing to both...
  36. LEFTbrainersand
  37. RIGHTbrainers
  38. meaningMOREengagement
  39. When should you useEXPLANASTORY?
  40. Online Trainings
  41. Presentation Loops
  42. and of course onSlideShare!
  43. Here are 3 simpletips to help you createEXPLANASTORYstyle presentations:
  44. Use great visualsthat back up your content.tip #1
  45. Bad Visuals?
  46. Great Visuals!
  47. Use language that a 10-year old can understand.tip #2
  48. Hard to Understand?
  49. Simple to Understand!
  50. Create a storyboardaround your subject matter.tip #3
  51. No Storyboard?
  52. Storyboard!
  53. Here at EP,we’ve been usingEXPLANASTORYsince the verybeginning...
  54. So make sure yournext presentation isEXPLANASTORY !TM
  55. Let us help youExplain your story!
  56. View moreEXPLANASTORY Presentations:

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