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Lições sobre o powerpoint

  1. 1. Y ouSu ck atP ow !erP oi nt M istakes design void ocking ed to a5 sh ou ne y @jessedee
  2. 2. People working in non-profits, government, schools andcubicles all around the world hate PowerPoint,
  3. 3. but it’s not PowerPoint that sucks.
  4. 4. but it’s not PowerPoint that sucks. It’s the speaker (YOU)who is responsible for using it effectively.
  5. 5. Your slides are there to supportyou and unfortunately if they suck, so do you.
  6. 6. There are endless rules and books writtenon the topic by some very smart people.But there are lots of ways ofdesigning a great lookingpresentation, and morethan one opinion.
  7. 7. There are endless rules and books writtenon the topic by some very smart people.But there are lots of ways ofdesigning a great lookingpresentation, and morethan one opinion.Ultimately one of my favouriteways to learn is from otherpeople’s mistakes.So here are...
  8. 8. 5shocking designmistakesyou needto avoid
  9. 9. too much infomISTAKE #1
  10. 10. If you’re going to put word for word what you’re are going to say, hand over the slides and sit down buddy. 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 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 BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH
  11. 11. Putting all your points on one slide sucks. The more your audience has to read the less they are looking at you.
  12. 12. A good trick is to keep relevant points on the same slide. This helps you with timing andensures people don’t skip ahead.POINT 1 POINT 2 POINT 3 SUBPOINT SUBPOINT
  13. 13. Effective communication is knowing what to cut out. Be a merciless editor andkeep it relevant.
  14. 14. While you’re at it Get rid of your logo on every slide. Once or twice is ok. 30 times? That sucks.Weʼre So BigInternational Helping us grow!
  15. 15. notenoughvisuals mISTAKE #2
  16. 16. take the time to find the right visuals. There are endless sources of images onthe web, which take you seconds to find.
  17. 17. iStockPhoto.com: best for royalty free images ($$$) Flickr.com:best for Creative Commons images (free-ish*) If you’re going to use standard Microsoft clipart you suck. *with conditions
  18. 18. But whichever visuals you use just remember to...
  19. 19. Design for this guy If its unreadable, don’t use it.
  20. 20. horrible qualitymISTAKE #3
  21. 21. Pixelation sucks
  22. 22. Use high-quality images at their right sizes
  23. 23. With a bit ofdigging around it’seasy to find high-resolution media
  24. 24. Tahoma Microsoft Sans Serif Arial Verdanastay away from boring overly used fonts Courier New Times New Roman Trebuchet MS Lucida Console Comic Sans MS
  25. 25. Google ‘beautiful fonts’ and you’ll find handpicked fonts by some ofthe best designers
  26. 26. ALL-OVER-THE-PLACE mISTAKE #4
  27. 27. Be mindful of things like spacing, white space and alignment. POINT 1 POINT 2
  28. 28. Having a consistentuse of colors, images & alignment gives a cohesive look to your presentation.
  29. 29. Having a consistentuse of colors, images & alignment gives a cohesive look to your presentation. It also helps to separate your presentation into sections
  30. 30. Paying a small fee on iStockphoto gives you a nice collection of images that belong together.
  31. 31. Always pick a colorscheme. Preferably not one found in PowerPoint.
  32. 32. and the most common mistake...
  33. 33. lack of prepmISTAKE #5
  34. 34. Most presentations suck because notenough time went into making them.You need to gather and organize your content,create nice looking slides and rehearse.... and not the night before.
  35. 35. Two tools I use to prep: Phone to capture random ideas when I’m out of the officePost-it® or paper tolayout in the office Planning usually starts 2 weeks before the talk.
  36. 36. Most experts seem to agree... an outstanding 1-hourpresentation takes 30 hours or more of prep time.
  37. 37. shocking i know. But It’s all worth it.Giving a presentation is your moment to shine, your moment to influence and to spread ideas.
  38. 38. Plus if you’re uploading to slideshare a beautifully designed and well plannedpresentation means the difference between 10 views and 100,000 views. You’ll not only feel on top of the world, but you’ll also get to travel it.
  39. 39. Plus if you’re uploading to slideshare a beautifully designed and well plannedpresentation means the difference between 10 views and 100,000 views. You’ll not only feel on top of the world, but you’ll also get to travel it. I’m in Cape Town, South Africa this week because of my presentations on slideshare.
  40. 40. Plus if you’re uploading to slideshare a beautifully designed and well plannedpresentation means the difference between 10 views and 100,000 views. You’ll not only feel on top of the world, but you’ll also get to travel it. I’m in Cape Town, South Africa this week because of my presentations on slideshare. Being obsessed about your moment to present works.
  41. 41. Design, don’t just slap something together. If your presentation sucks, don’t blame PowerPoint.
  42. 42. RECAP AKESMIST OID:TO AV OT ENOUGH Too much info N VISUALShorrible ALL-OVER- LACK OF PREPQUALITY THE-PLACE
  43. 43. For a more practical guide + more resources on creating great presentations steal my other presentation.
  44. 44. thank you Find me on Twitter: @jessedee If you think this presentation doesn’t suck give it a thumbs up

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