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Presentations are a powerful medium that can quickly disseminate information and help teach people new ideas. Unfortunately not every slide deck is effective at reaching this goal. Do you remember the boring professor you had in college who used to read his PowerPoint slides verbatim? By the time the lectures were over, you and half the class were usually asleep with your faces stuck to your desks in piles of drool. To truly create a captivating presentation that engages the masses you must capture people's attention in an enchanting manner. But how can you design slides to draw such interest or exclamations of beauty?

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How to create a captivating presentation

  1. How to Create a Captivating PRESENTATION By Daniel Zeevi @DashBurst
  2. Captivate [kap-tuh-veyt] to attract and hold the attention or interest of, as by beauty or excellence; enchant.
  3. ENCHANT with catatonic BEAUTY!
  4. INSPIRE THROUGH EXCELLENCE!
  5. HAVE A DREAM!
  6. CONVEY YOUR DREAM! smithsonianmag.com
  7. 12 Steps to Create a Captivating PRESENTATION
  8. Start with an idea
  9. Organize your into an OUTLINE 1
  10. If you can encapsulate your into a single captivating sentence, you’re halfway home. - Len Wein 1
  11. Pick an Attention-Grabbing 2
  12. OptimizeYour
  13. is better In general,
  14. Tweets < 140 characters - But save more space for retweets
  15. Focus on KEYWORDS
  16. Focus on KEYWORDS
  17. COVER SLIDE Create a Captivating 3
  18. FACEBOOK SHARING Killing Time: 11 Ways to Ruin Your Productivity
  19. is everything An eye-popping
  20. 4 Pick Cool See the 5 Most Useful Color Tools for Designers
  21. That fit your theme PICK 2-3 COLORS
  22. Color Scheme Designer
  23. Keep it
  24. 5 Add Sharp
  25. SIZING MATTERS Examples (pixels): 1024 X 768 (best) 800 X 600 < 1024 >
  26. SIZING MATTERS Examples (pixels): 1024 X 768 (best) 800 X 600 < 1024 > - width : height ratio of a regular slide = 4 : 3
  27. Types of
  28. 1. YOUR OWN IMAGES Screenshots Photography See Screen Capture (by Google)
  29. 2. CREATIVE COMMONS See creativecommons.org Flickr is a great source of CC images
  30. 2. Last slide 2 Ways to Add Credits 1. Bottom of image
  31. 3. ROYALTY FREE iStockphoto Shutterstock
  32. Find SHARP Images
  33. CONTRAST MATTERS
  34. Funny
  35. FUNNY IS GOOD!
  36. 6 Communicate INFORMATION Visually
  37. BUT DON’T OVERDO IT
  38. 7 Select Standout
  39. Popular Times New Roman
  40. Popular Times New Roman can be boring
  41. Fresh Fonts Alternate Gothic No. 2 Frutiger Droid Sans Rockwell Impact Lobster Two
  42. 8 Can Be Sexy
  43. And CAPTIVATING
  44. But make sure your video WORKS … 1. Embed videos from websites like YouTube directly into your presentation, or… 2. Insert a video file – but make sure it works on the target machine 3. Embed a YouTube video via SlideShare after uploading your presentation See “A TED speaker's worst nightmare”
  45. 9 PRACTICE
  46. Repetition
  47. 10 ENGAGEYour Audience
  48. Focus on your AUDIENCE
  49. Or else…
  50. 11 RELAXAnd TakeYour Time
  51. No Need to Shout
  52. 12 RECAP Always
  53. Let’s go over the STEPS
  54. 12 Steps to Create a Captivating PRESENTATION
  55. 12 Steps to Create a Captivating Presentation 1) OrganizeYour Idea Into an Outline 2) Pick an Attention-Grabbing Title 3) Create a Captivating Cover Slide 4) Pick Cool Colors 5) Add Sharp Images 6) Communicate Information Visually 7) Select Standout Fonts 8) Videos Can Be Sexy 9) Practice 10) EngageYour Audience 11) Relax and TakeYour Time 12) Always Recap
  56. Our responsibility is to captivate you for however long we've asked for your attention. - Aaron Sorkin
  57. Looking for a CREATIVE spark?
  58. Let us HelpYou Create a Captivating PRESENTATION Contact Daniel Zeevi dan@DashBurst.com dashburst.com

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