How to Make a Fabulous Presentation Taylor Beavers
Introduction A powerful presentation is something that will help you to deliver your message effectively. To learn how to give an effective presentation, follow the following steps for success!
First Things First… Before creating your PowerPoint presentation, there are a few things you must do to prepare yourself.
First Things First Continued… Decide on your main goal for the presentation Research your topic Create an outline Create a first draft Create an awesome opening Craft the body of your message Organize the flow Build in repetition You can also visit: http://www.theegglestongroup.com/writing/keystep1.php to get more information on the key steps to making an effective visual presentation
Example of an Outline Opener- this is where you grab your audiences’ attention Transition Mission statement- tell your audience what you plan on presenting Transition Body- this is where you present your key points Wrap-up- restate your mission statement and sum up how your key points support this statement Q&A
How to Use Presentation Software When using presentation software, there are a few guidelines you must follow in order to create a powerful presentation.
How to Use Presentation Software Continued… Be consistent Use templates and auto-content or make your own Use text effectively Use special effects sparingly Chop, chop, chop Break down your message Cut text down to bare bones Edit, edit, edit
Technology Used for Presentations The most specific and useful type of technology used for PowerPoint presentations is the digital projector. This particular instrument displays your presentation effectively. http://www.salasmusic.com/audiovisual/img/DigitalProjector6inch.jpg
References My information is from a handout titled- Bringing Down the House: Creating Sensational Knock-Your-Socks Off Presentations: How to Deliver Your Message with Power and Pizzazz by Ian Jukes with The InfoSavvy Group