When designing presentations, which font should you use? If you’re overwhelmed by the number of options these days, you are not alone. Typography, however, can be just as powerful and important as the images you use. It’s integral to your design, and can help amplify your message. While there … Read More..
Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices
By Nick Kellet
You’re probably hooked on at least one TV series right now. Perhaps it’s “Game of Thrones.” Or maybe it’s “Breaking Bad” or “House of Cards.” The point is, you kept coming back for more and more. What is it about serialization and brevity that attracts us as
Even if you are the most engaging speaker in the world, you won’t have as big an impact without understanding cognitive load theory (CLT). This theory holds especially important when it comes to excelling in presentation design.
CLT is an instructional theory that states that our working memory is limited. … Read More..
A question I often get asked is how one can involve his or her audience more when giving a presentation. Creating more exercises/workshops and opening yourself up to Q&A more frequently are options, but there are a few clever tactics that can be utilized to make your presentations even more … Read More..
By Nancy Duarte
I received a text message three days ago from my niece who works at a CPA firm that delivers a lot of technical presentations. Her message said, “…Many presentations are quite boring and ineffective. Unfortunately, the information the presenters are trying to convey is actually important, but … Read More..
How do you get featured on the SlideShare homepage? What are tips for customizing content for the platform? And how do you build a successful campaign around a SlideShare? Todd Wheatland (Kelly Services), Jesse Noyes (Kapost) and I discussed all those topics and more in a webinar today… Read More..
“It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.“- Herb Elliott, Australian runner.
In some ways, the … Read More..
Standing out in a crowd isn’t easy, and creating a stand-out presentation is even more difficult. But there are a few tips and tricks that can move your SlideShare from run-of-the-mill to one-in-a-million.