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1. Keep it Simple PowerPoint uses slides with a horizontal or “Landscape” orientation. The software was designed as a convenient way to display graphical information that would support the speaker and supplement the presentation. The slides themselves were never meant to be the “star of the show” (the star, of course, is your audience). People came to hear you and be moved or informed (or both) by you and your message. 2. Your presentation is for the benefit of the audience. We’ll talk more about this in the delivery section below, but as long as we are talking about text, please remember to never, ever turn your back on the audience and read text from the slide word for word. This slide is not unusual, but it is not a visual aid,it is more like an “eye chart.” Try to avoid text-heavy (and sleep inducing) slides like this one. Aim for something like this simple slide above. And this is even better… 3. Use object builds and slide transitions judiciously. 4. 5. 6. Pie Charts. Line Charts. 7. 8.

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