How to Create a Killer Cover Page

October 21, 2013

slide-1-728The cover page of your SlideShare is your first impression. All of your hard work, blood, sweat, and tears is dictated by one tiny thumbnail – at least online and at first. If it doesn’t stand out, no one is going to bother clicking on your deck. So make that cover page count!

Here are 4 tips to help you succeed at creating an amazing cover page:

1. Be Bold

There is a lot of truth to the ancient Chinese proverb that a picture is worth a thousand words. If you can find the right combination of big imagery with supporting text, you will have a cover page that rises above the status quo. This is one of my favorites from my team: