How to make great powerpoint slides! (inc. 20 min. video)

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How to make your message stickier using slides is a simple, funny and effective presentation made by speaker and slide expert Lee Jackson at the UK's Professional Speaking Association's Spring Convention in April 2012.

Lee helped 120 professional speakers make their message stick even more through the use of simple and effective slides.

http://leejackson.org

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How to make great powerpoint slides! (inc. 20 min. video)

  1. 1. leejackson.orgtwitter: @leejackson
  2. 2. Dont blame your software!
  3. 3. When it comes toslides there are 3 typesof speakers......
  4. 4. 1.
  5. 5. 2.
  6. 6. 3.
  7. 7. 3 reasons to use great slides...
  8. 8. 1. This is a visual generation
  9. 9. 2. ‘Visual’ stages are the norm
  10. 10. 3. Slides make yourcontent stickier...
  11. 11. Source: Principles of Educational Multimedia User Interface DesignDr. LAWRENCE J. NAJJAR, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia speaking only = 10% recall after 72 hrs
  12. 12. Source: Principles of Educational Multimedia User Interface DesignDr. LAWRENCE J. NAJJAR, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia speaking + relevant image = 65% recall after 72 hrs
  13. 13. great slides in a nutshell...
  14. 14. Think billboardnot document...
  15. 15. Design your slides for this personand remember the 3 second rule
  16. 16. ...and eliminate the clutter
  17. 17. d! ien r fr ou is y ce paS
  18. 18. © Lee Jackson 2012 Presentation title Event titlewww.leejackson.org You need more space than this! MyTodays datelee@leejackson.org logo www.leejackson.org
  19. 19. bullets kill peopleand presentations!
  20. 20. • DO• NOT• USE• LOOOOOOOOOOOOONG animations or transitions!
  21. 21. Clipart and bad stock images kill too!
  22. 22. fo nts nic e m m e t.c o s o fo nU se w .da th ey w w b e r try m em u t re el! b ra v o n tt d
  23. 23. PASSION WORK HARD FOCUS PUSHTHRUIDEAS GET GOODSERVE KEEP ONR R R GOING! www.leejackson.org
  24. 24. Use more images, less text
  25. 25. Photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  26. 26. Motiondistracts!
  27. 27. Learn to ‘bleed’ your images...
  28. 28. Learn to ‘bleed’ your images
  29. 29. using video...
  30. 30. Get a good ‘clicker’
  31. 31. And now the good, the bad and the ugly...
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  33. 33. ‘When we understand that slide, well have won the war’ General Stanley McChrystal NATO commander
  34. 34. M neyas a motivator
  35. 35. If only there was a guidebook
  36. 36. Quick recap
  37. 37. k... thin bt ou dIf in
  38. 38. nterestingleanye catchingbsolutely fabulous :)
  39. 39. thanks to Carmine Gallo, @geofframm, @johnhotowka,@psauk and the slideshare community for ideas, images and the occasional slide :) leejackson.org twitter: @leejackson
  40. 40. simple design footnote:did you notice that most of thispresentation was on a plainwhite background, using onefont and only three colours inthe text. Keep it simple :)

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