Wired magazine asked Nancy Duarte for advice regarding creating great presentations. For those who don’t know Nancy, she is well known in the field of presentations (her company Duarte Design has done some great work, including working with Al Gore on his Inconvenient Truth slideshow).
Nancy gave several pieces of advice including – Know your audience, Know when to use a slideshow, Keep your face to the audience, Use type over 24 pt. For all the tips, read the magazine article.
They also mentioned SlideShare in the article: “Another phenomenon occurring is in the social networking space. Slideshare.net has become the YouTube for presentations. Some presentations have been viewed over a half million times.”