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TBLC: Creating Presentations that Pop- November 2015

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Great presentations are more than just knowing your topic, the presenter’s delivery, organization and supporting materials are what form an impression on your attendees. During this interactive session, we will look at best practices for:

creating slides that have impact
new rules for slideshows and how to effectively use images and fonts
create custom themes and feels through PowerPoint
Speaking Tips
Differences in techniques for webinars and face to face presentations

Attendees will be asked to work on a short presentation between classes.

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TBLC: Creating Presentations that Pop- November 2015

  1. 1. Creating Presentations that Pop Two Part Series for TBLC Presenter: Diana Silveira
  2. 2. Agenda Creating slides new rules for slideshows How to effectively use images and fonts Create custom themes Speaking Tips Tips for webinars & face to face presentations Cool Toys
  3. 3. How often do you present? Image https://goo.gl/tzqRZg
  4. 4. What software do you use for slides? Image https://goo.gl/tzqRZg
  5. 5. Creating Presentations that work
  6. 6. Creating Your Presentation
  7. 7. Creating Objectives o How long is the course? o Who is your audience? o What is their goal? o What 1 thing overall walk away? o Can this be broken down into points?
  8. 8. Creating the description To the point – no more than 3-4 sentences Bullet Points Action Verbs Watch language for over-promises “Learn” “Become an Expert” They can “Listen” “demonstrate” “practice” Image https://goo.gl/woCxNI
  9. 9. Title Denote Tone Avoid cute names Title should give an idea of course 5-7 words
  10. 10. The Presentation Introduction Key Points Examples, Demonstrate Summarize Yourself Call to Action Next Steps Audience Challenge How to follow-up
  11. 11. Create an Outline Introduction This is my 3 points… Point 1 sub-point sub-point sub-point Point 2 sub-point sub-point sub-point Point 3 sub-point sub-point sub-point Conclusion Tip: Use the Outline Feature on PowerPoint
  12. 12. New Rules
  13. 13. Slides don’t include everything
  14. 14. Each Bullet Point should be its own slide Image https://goo.gl/BEyZkj
  15. 15. Six to Eight Words a Slide Image https://goo.gl/itdulB
  16. 16. Wary of animation Image http://goo.gl/7t0N41
  17. 17. What are your top slide rules? •Balance Text and Graphics •10/20/30 Rule (10 slides, 20 minutes or less to present, 30 point font) •use large type face and sans serif font for online viewing •text on screen should be like keywords that can be associated with the content you're presenting (memory anchor) • GIF http://gifmaker.me
  18. 18. Attention Spans are short https://goo.gl/UwIkKU
  19. 19. How do you keep your audience? • Ask Questions, wait for answers • Vocal Variety • RE pacing •Hope for the best •Take a break/Stretch
  20. 20. Fonts & Images
  21. 21. Pick Colors with care Image https://goo.gl/sg0Fcs
  22. 22. More @ http://goo.gl/y8CSa http://livecolorful.com/tag/color-psychology/ image@ https://goo.gl/bvwmX0
  23. 23. Finding Free Images Pixabay Pexels Creative Commons Library of Congress MorgueFile Lists of Free Resources: Makerbook Free For Commercial Use Image https://goo.gl/yNSpb1
  24. 24. Image Tips Image https://goo.gl/1EMgjh
  25. 25. Fonts need to readable to all Image https://goo.gl/Up50jR
  26. 26. Complete Infographic: http://goo.gl/LDqbWm More on Fonts: http://goo.gl/0ZH4L4
  27. 27. Unique Fonts for Free Google Fonts Fonts Squirrel DaFont TipoType* Images http://goo.gl/hfqJKI Top Fonts: https://goo.gl/91kd6s Font Matcher: http://www.typegenius.com/
  28. 28. Not All Fonts Are on All Machines Image https://goo.gl/DAK26y
  29. 29. No more than 2-3 fonts. Image https://goo.gl/c3op5U
  30. 30. Adding a Hyperlink • Hyperlink Words (Control + K) • Use URL Shorteners
  31. 31. Custom Themes
  32. 32. Modify an Existing Theme
  33. 33. Picking a Color Scheme Color Wheel: https://color.adobe.com/crea te/color-wheel/ Color Picker: http://www.colorzilla.com/
  34. 34. Custom Backgrounds Custom Pattern? http://bg.siteorigin.com/ http://www.stripegenerator.com/ http://subtlepatterns.com/
  35. 35. Creating Presentations that Pop Two Part Series Part 2
  36. 36. Challenge: What did you try between classes?
  37. 37. Questions or Comments on Part 1
  38. 38. Customizing Your Theme
  39. 39. Create Custom Slide Formats
  40. 40. Changing Defaults Customize then click on Right Corner This is the font
  41. 41. Adding Transparency to Text Boxes This is a transparent box
  42. 42. These are my very important words
  43. 43. Creating a background image
  44. 44. What are your PPT tricks? Image http://goo.gl/n9JCea
  45. 45. Speaking Tips
  46. 46. Tips for Success
  47. 47. Focus on the message
  48. 48. Words, tone & crutch words Image from Tagul.com
  49. 49. Dress Comfortable but Professional
  50. 50. It’s a story…not just data
  51. 51. Be Prepared Practice Be Prepared Know Your Material Get to a Room Early and “Own it”
  52. 52. Creating a training checklist - Presentation - Tech Requirements - Props - Handouts - Room Set Up
  53. 53. Remember: You are the expert You are awesome
  54. 54. Managing the Unexpected The Audience Questioner Side tracker Side talker Distracted
  55. 55. What are your presenting tips?
  56. 56. Face to Face Classes
  57. 57. Is the class hands-on? How many are expected? What style is the class? What type of seating?
  58. 58. Remote Presentation – Prep Questions Do you have: projector, screen? Room set-up? Using their PC? When can you get in? Image https://goo.gl/XkGxfd
  59. 59. Web-based TrainingGoToMeeting · Adobe · Hangouts Image: https://goo.gl/VlRnDz
  60. 60. Creating Conversations Image https://goo.gl/BdhpJD
  61. 61. Testing the System Image https://goo.gl/6qi6bV
  62. 62. Tools of the Trade
  63. 63. Hidden Gems Checking out a custom ribbons
  64. 64. Create Handouts
  65. 65. Ink
  66. 66. Create & Insert QR Codes
  67. 67. Polls PollDaddy PollEverywhere 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Category 1 Category 2 Category 3 Category 4 Chart Title Series 3 Series 2 Series 1
  68. 68. Office Mix https://mix.office.com/
  69. 69. Quiz
  70. 70. Create a screen recording
  71. 71. Infographics Infographic: http://www.easel.ly/viewEasel/342930 Create your own: • Easel.ly • infogr.am • http://piktochart.com/
  72. 72. Presenter Mouse
  73. 73. http://goo.gl/KjRQLE Project On Any Device
  74. 74. PCS to Go • Windows 10/ 64-bit • 14mm thick • 4 hour battery • Atom x5 14nm technology • @$150 With Docking Station
  75. 75. Sharing Resources Slideshare.net https://speakerdeck.com/ Google Drive
  76. 76. What are your tools for success?
  77. 77. Questions & Discussion
  78. 78. Contact Information diana@novarelibrary.com delicious.com/dee987/presentations slideshare.net/dee987 www.facebook.com/NovareLibraryServices 877-816-9638 Diana Silveira Great for sharing slides 

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