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How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing?

How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing?
I am passionate about PowerPoint, and love to design presentations, and I cringe more than anyone else when I see a bad presentation. My philosophy is one thought per slide, with as little information as possible on there, which means that you can have up to 50-100 slides depending on what it is you're talking about. Most of what Seth Godin says, I also agree with. I also don't believe in using the slides as a handout. If a handout must be used, you should type it yourself as a one-page summary of what it is you're talking about. But you should ALWAYS have a basic outline at hand to keep you on track, with as little information as you can get away with to keep from reading stuff verbatim, which is probably the worst idea ever.

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