Tips for Building an Awesome Presentation

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Some tips that will help you to create a presentation the way you always wanted it to be.

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Tips for Building an Awesome Presentation

  1. 1. You are the PRESENTATION
  2. 2. We focus too much on reading out the slides
  3. 3. The fear that the audience will miss out on something
  4. 4. Brain has Limited PROCESSING POWER
  5. 5. Let’s play a game
  6. 6. UPSIRSFBIJFKNASA NATO
  7. 7. If I give you 30 seconds can you remember this string?
  8. 8. NO?
  9. 9. UPSI RSFB IJF KNA SAN ATO
  10. 10. How about now?
  11. 11. Still hard?
  12. 12. UPS IRS FBI JFK NASA NATO
  13. 13. And now?
  14. 14. Easy right?
  15. 15. And now?
  16. 16. Share ideas not points
  17. 17. Link ideas to tell a story
  18. 18. Number of slides Vs. Number of points
  19. 19. 1 Slide with 10 points = 10 slides with 1 point each
  20. 20. Open STRONG
  21. 21. Remember, you can't do anything until you get past the brain's BS filter!
  22. 22. Some strategies for starting strong
  23. 23. HASKINS
  24. 24. 25% of smartphone owners of ages 18-44 say they can't recall the last time their smartphone wasn't next to them.
  25. 25. Meet Fiona
  26. 26. Image Video Audio
  27. 27. Organize Your INFORMATION
  28. 28. BEGINNING MIDDLE END
  29. 29. Use patterns to manage information
  30. 30. Yahoo Pattern Library
  31. 31. Pattern Tap
  32. 32. Polish it UP
  33. 33. Use quality visuals
  34. 34. Want to depict a team?
  35. 35. Use this
  36. 36. Not this
  37. 37. Use Icons
  38. 38. Experiment with fonts
  39. 39. Font Fabric| Da Font
  40. 40. Use a colour scheme
  41. 41. Adobe Kuler
  42. 42. PowerPoint Inbuilt
  43. 43. PowerPoint is more powerful than you thought
  44. 44. Yes, these are made in PowerPoint
  45. 45. Everything is a REMIX
  46. 46. Reverse engineer good designs to suite your need
  47. 47. An e-learning course inspired by Skype home
  48. 48. Whitespace is your friend
  49. 49. Some RESOURCES
  50. 50. Design Inspiration www.creativebloq.com/ www.dribbble.com/ www.smashingmagazine.com/ www.envato.com/ www.creativemarket.com www.designspiration.net
  51. 51. Free Images & Icons www.unsplash.com www.compflight.com http://openphoto.net/ http://www.sxc.hu/ http://www.morguefile.com/ www.iconfinder.com www.findicons.com
  52. 52. Free Fonts www.dafonts.com www.fontfabric.com www.google.com/fonts www.fontspace.com www.openfontlibrary.org
  53. 53. Presentation Inspirations www.slideshare.net www.noteandpoint.com www.pitchenvy.com www.community.articulate.com
  54. 54. Credits Word game: From Read Speeder a free online speed reading course All images: From www.compfight.com under Creative Commons Comic example: From http://theoatmeal.com Cover image: Based on the LineCase –by blaz robar PowerPoint Graphics: Based on a template by Hub Spot
  55. 55. About Me My name is Shyamanta, a.k.a Sam. I am a learning architect and social media professional. I work for National Entrepreneurship Network where I am building Entrepreneur Academy, India’s first dedicated learning platform for entrepreneurs. Visit my blog Being Sam for more awesome stuff. Visit Entrepreneur Academy if start-ups excite you.
  56. 56. Thank You www.beingsam.in/presentations @shyamantab

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