Wild Slides: 20 tips to improve your PowerPoint presentations

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Improve your PowerPoint presentations and tame those wild slides with 20 tips and tricks.

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Wild Slides: 20 tips to improve your PowerPoint presentations

  1. 1. SLIDES & 20 tipsfor tamingthem
  2. 2. 1 Content comes before slides
  3. 3. 2 Think like a minimalist
  4. 4. 3 Be consistent with the look of your slides
  5. 5. 4 Stay clear of PowerPoint templates
  6. 6. 5 Stick to one idea per slide
  7. 7. 6 Tell a story with your slides
  8. 8. 7 Use a colour scheme
  9. 9. 8 Choose striking, high-resolution images
  10. 10. 9 Source images from stock libraries or DIY
  11. 11. S Serif ans Serif (with feet) (without feet) 10 Choose a sans serif font
  12. 12. 11 Use a minimum of 30 point font size
  13. 13. 12 Avoid too much text on slides
  14. 14. 13 Don’t treat slides as a teleprompt
  15. 15. 14 Slides should never double as a handout
  16. 16. 15 Use PowerPoint animations sparingly
  17. 17. 16 Use gridlines and guides for alignment
  18. 18. 17 Don’t reinvent the wheel, be inspired by great designs
  19. 19. 18 Work hard on your slides
  20. 20. 19 Lots of tweaking will give you a polished end product
  21. 21. Photograph  courtesy  of  Fairfax  Media  –  Craig  Abraham   20 And remember… it’s OK to break the rules
  22. 22. makegreat.com.au!
  23. 23. If you like this presentation share it!

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